Rei – Universal + ki – Life Force.
Originating from Japan, Reiki today is one of the most common and sort after energy healing therapies in the western world.
It is hands-on, energy-based therapy that channels and directs the flow of universal energy to the client. It works on balancing energy lines and chakras. Most clients feel a huge sense of peace and relaxation after receiving Reiki healing.
There is a lot more to Reiki than you might know, like Reiki can be used for distant healing and even pets and plants!
Here are 5 things you didn’t know about Reiki.
1 – Reiki for distant healing to people
This is where Reiki can be really special and powerful. In my experience, distant healing can be just as powerful as a Reiki healing for someone on my treatment table.
As a level 2 practitioner, certain symbols are used and the intention of Reiki is directed to the person receiving the distant healing.
Distant healings can be done for people in the next room, the same town or overseas.
2 – Pets and plants love reiki
Believe it or not, plants and animals love Reiki too!
There are some practitioners that specialise in giving Reiki to animals. They are very grateful for receiving Reiki and you can see the love and peace in their body and face. Once a pet has received a Reiki treatment, they will often let you know when they want more.
Like pets, plants love Reiki too.
When I move around my garden I touch the leaves or flowers of my plants. As I move around I am giving them positive energy and this is a form of Reiki. Try it on your favourite plant and see how it grows!
3 – Reiki will always flow to where the body needs it.
Quite simply, in a treatment, relax, be at ease and allow the energy to go where it is needed most. Your body will direct it and take it where you need it most.
Even if a therapist rests their hands on your shoulders for the entire session, know that your body will be taking the energy to where you need it most.
The body is smart. Trust it.
4 – Reiki can be used to send energy to past and present events.
I’ve often sent Reiki to future events, like a job interview or a doctor’s appointment.
Sending Reiki forward into the future to prepare for a future event creates peace, harmony and positive energy. For example, sending Reiki to an interview can help create the right balance of energy in the room and with the participants. You might be feeling nervous enough, why wouldn’t you want positive energy to be in the room with you during an interview.
Things that may have happened in our past, can often drag us down or cause repeated grief or unhappiness. Healing past events or difficulties with Reiki can help us move forward, break ties or patterns and be at peace.
5 – The 5 Reiki Principles.
The Reiki Principles, by Dr Mikao Usui are guidelines that everyone can live by to promote a healthy way of living.
- Just for today do not worry
- Just for today do not anger
- Just for today work honestly
- Just for today express gratitude
- Just for today be kind to all living things.
I love these principles because they are simple and easy to follow. No confusion – just for today….
Take one principle, write it on a post-it, or a few, and pin it to places where you will see it as a reminder throughout your day.
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