Updated: Aug 2
We all are looking for a solution for things that hurts us the most. It can be from past hurts, surgery or medical conditions. Sometimes, we have more than one problem, and we want one solution when such a situation arises. Reiki is one solution to all our problems. It heals us emotionally, physically and spiritually.
What is Reiki?
Reiki is a Japanese method of holistic healing perform by laying hands on the body of the receiver. The foundation of Reiki is that the unseen "life force energy" keeps us alive, and when it flows in an adequate amount or high, we are more energised. We feel peaceful, calmer and healthier. But when it flows low, we fall sick and are constantly under pressure and stress. We are quick to anger, quickly feel anxious and depressed.
Reason to learn Reiki
Reiki is easy and harmless method of spiritual healing and self-improvement. and safe method of spiritual healing and self-improvement. It heals us from many illnesses, and it is harmless when combined with existing treatments and medicine.
Reiki can help us to silence the mind by flushing out the chaos from the head. Reiki helps us break free of the stagnant phase of our life. It gives us a sense of direction to control negative emotions and how we want to express them. It can help you open to new possibilities in life. It can be a new job, new love, building confidence, or healing and finding changes in the relationship.
Study on Reiki as alternative therapy
In the latest study by Nursing Clinics of North America 2020, nurses practised Reiki daily, which helped increase relaxation. It aids them in reducing pain, anxiety and depression.
Reiki relaxes our minds, and in turn, it builds curiosity and a desire to learn more. It improves mood swings, memory, and logical reasoning. We can think more clearly to achieve our goals. In a study published by Healio, confirm these finding. The participants were older adults with a history of pain, anxiety and depression. Reiki improved their well-being.
In another study, cancer women who received Reiki after the cancer treatment felt more relaxed. During the session, they released the pain they went through during the treatment. They experience peaceful sleep and improved self-confidence.
Celebrities who swear on Reiki
Angelina Jolie, Nicole Kidman, Sharon Stone, Halle Berry, Helen Hunt, Sandra Bullock, Naomi Watts and Kate Hudson are some Hollywood celebrities who have found Reiki helpful in their busy lifestyle.
How does Reiki work?
Reiki heals the body and helps to gain balance in our lives. It gently stimulates the body's healing energies and promotes healing of the affected area itself.
Attunement by the Reiki Master is important to practice healing on oneself or to heal others. The Reiki Master activates the chakras and creates an open channel for energy. However, The attunement process is very private information passed on from the Master to the student.
There is three level of Reiki. The first level is open to anyone who wants to learn self-healing. The Master activates the chakra and allows the student to connect with "life force energy" that flows from the universe through the crown chakra, heart and hands.
In the second level, the Master Reiki focuses on the opening of the heart chakra. The attunement allows the student to practice Reiki on others.
The third level is divided into two sublevels. The student receives attunement to heal and teach others.