Benefits of Reiki
- Reiki is deeply relaxing
- Reiki is very calming
- Pain levels can be radically reduced during and after a Reiki session
- Emotional blockages can be released
- Reiki enables the practitioner to sense past traumas and apply energy to help to heal those areas
Reiki is like an invisible hug, or a best friend that is always there for you and who loves you unconditionally. It is totally positive, supporting and works entirely for the benefit of good. If we all had access to regular Reiki, the world would be a happier and more grateful place. The benefits of reiki are that you will appear more laid back, calm and relaxed. You will find it easier to cope with daily annoyances and concerns; you will become more positive in your outlook. Following your treatment, reiki will continue to work in the background giving you a sense of comfort and self-reliance. Sometimes a reiki treatment can be followed on by an emotional clear-out. It helps to open us up emotionally and you might feel quite tired for a few days after the initial treatment, although this will be fairly short-lived. Once the reiki energy starts to work on you, you may experience some emotional ups and downs or you may have a feeling of ultimate invincibility and vitality. It will help you to find your purpose in life and to provide you with the energy and enthusiasm to fulfil your dreams.
What is Reiki?
Reiki is a treatment that channels universal energy – some call it life force or chi – through the practitioner into the client. It belongs to no specific religion, although a spiritual connection flavours the treatment. It is healing, relaxing, comforting and can aid in pain relief as well as allowing for deep relaxation. Reiki is a non-invasive, spiritual, supportive and totally relaxing healing treatment. The foundations of reiki are based upon achieving a state of balance on all levels, physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Treatment and Consultation
Four to six treatments at weekly intervals is often sufficient to help deal with most cases of stress, tension, anxiety and insomnia, however even one treatment can help to put you on the path to creating the outcomes in life that you seek. Emotional blocks seem to shift just as quickly. Physical complaints can take longer to improve and we would need to evaluate your problem during your consultation. When I work with cancer patients, Reiki creates a feeling of being supported as well as helping to relieve pain. Unfortunately, I cannot say it cures cancer or other ailments, but it most certainly helps to buffer the emotional and physical sides of such an illness. It is important to remember that reiki benefits everyone who undergoes the treatment. It is all-healing and all-comforting and can be a wonderful way of treating yourself to some healing time-out, even when there is nothing apparent having a negative effect on your life.
How will I feel during a Reiki treatment?
During a reiki treatment it is not uncommon for clients to fall asleep or to drift in and out of consciousness. Reiki works while you are both awake and sleeping. It requires no concentration on your part at all. Different people have varying experiences while receiving a reiki treatment. You may feel heat, sometimes intense heat coming through my hands or you may feel coolness. You might see flashes of light appearing through your closed eyelids. Blue and violet are quite common, violet especially being associated with healing energy. You may feel as though you are sinking into the treatment table or floating above it, or you may feel as though you have lost all sensations in your limbs. At times you may feel a drawing sensation through your body, particularly up your spine. Occasionally you may experience an emotional release which is when the reiki energy brings up an unresolved emotional issue. This is a positive experience and you should be comforted in the knowledge that reiki will be healing you emotionally and helping the blockage to dissipate of its own accord. Sometimes you may experience a physical release where a physical complaint you may be suffering is brought to your attention during the treatment while the reiki energy helps to heal it. This can sometimes make the physical complaint become more painful during the session, but then improve significantly after the treatment. You may feel absolutely nothing. This does not mean that you have not been able to receive the healing, it is just that you have not experienced any particular sensations. This is very common and not to be a point of concern for you.
Reiki Healing – history and further information
Reiki is a form of natural healing which evolved from the work started by Mikao Usui in Japan during the 1920s. Reiki is pronounced Ray-key. The meaning of Reiki in Japanese is Universal Life Energy. Reiki is not based upon a belief system or religion. It is available to anyone. The only prerequisite is the desire to be healed. Reiki opens you up to the divine; however you wish to interpret that. It is a healing, comforting and nurturing energy. Reiki channels energy which flows through you and around you within the universe.