Reiki From a Distance

Before my introduction to Reiki, I never gave much thought to the idea of distance healing therapies. However, during my journey toward wellness I recognized I was more than just a grouping of cells and organs and there was more to being alive than could be explained by biological processes. There was something else I recognized as Me that existed beyond my physical body. In my second Reiki class, my teacher taught us how to send Reiki across any distance around the world. It was mind-bending (is mind-bending) and I’m still amazed by distance Reiki.

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Reiki and the Mind

When the list of “to do’s” grows long, we can feel anxious as we rush to meet work deadlines and complete our daily tasks. After a traumatic event, we can feel varying degrees of depression, grief, and helplessness. While it’s important to acknowledge and experience these difficult feelings as they arise, we don’t want to become stuck inside them. Reiki can help us process these feelings, release our stress, and reach the other side. This month, I’ll explore how Reiki supports health and wellbeing by helping reduce emotional and mental distress.

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Reiki and Pain

Research studies examining Reiki’s effect on pain make a compelling case that Reiki is a beneficial complement to conventional pain-reduction measures. However, what convinces me most is witnessing firsthand the beneficial changes in my clients. This post explores studies published in clinical journals and presents a couple of my clients’ cases. 

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Our Biofield

Biofield research gives us a greater understanding of who we are beyond our physical existence and how much more we still have to explore. The term biofield was coined at a 1992 meeting of the recently established Office of Alternative Medicine at the US National Institutes of Health in order to unify the concept upon which many energetic therapies, such as Reiki, were established. Here, I present the definition, history, and nature of the human biofield.

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What Is Reiki's Place In Holistic Healthcare?

Reiki is a spiritual healing practice that helps us return to balanced functioning on the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels. Balance can mean different things at different times, depending on our present state. I have witnessed a Reiki treatment calm anxiety before dental treatment. It has increased energy and brought clarity to a client suffering from a concussion.

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