Reiki Research – Reiki and ACS

Physiologic Effect of Relaxation Therapies on Autonomic Tone Early After Acute Coronary Syndromes. Author: Rachel Summer Claire Friedman, Yale University Conclusion of study: Reiki increases vagal activity and decreases anxiety in patients after ACS. Whether longer-term use of this therapy can improve outcomes requires further study. Click here to read the abstract  

Clear Your Clutter and Free Your Mind

External clutter in our lives can add to internal clutter and stress in our heads. It may seem mundane to spend time weeding out household clutter, and yet it can be a cleansing process that purges mental clutter and frees us up to move on. Consider these reasons to clear clutter followed by three basic […]

Reiki Begins a Spiritual Journey

When I first watched “The Secret” some time ago, the film’s recommendation to create a vision board to help attract what you desired in life really resonated with me.  It was no time before I started gathering family photos and cutting out magazine pictures to make a visual wish list.  Along with affirmations and quotations, […]

Self-Development with Reiki

One day it just happened. It was as though a switch was flicked. I had but to think healing energy and there it was immediately, working within my body and apparently under my control. Much to my delight and awe, I had been practising reiki for a while, but this was suddenly and inexplicably completely […]

Reiki… A Profound Healing Experience

Whether you experience a 20 minute session, or a full one hour session, the outcome is always so profound. Whether the reason for your Reiki session is for an emotional, physical or spiritual imbalance, the outcome is profound. Whether you have had a Reiki session in the past, or have never had a Reiki experience, […]

Reiki Principles – Just For Today, I Will Do One Thing

As a society, we are doing more, trying to accomplish more, and attempting to fit more and more into each day to juggle the demands of daily life. Recently many of my Reiki I students, who have been mainly women, invariably discuss a common theme; they almost all convey the sentiment, “I have no time.” […]

Chakra Basics

Chakras are the concentrated energy centers of the body. Chakra is a Sanskrit term and it means “wheel” or “disk” and is derived from the root word “cakra”. Chakras are spinning wheels of energy/light. Chakras have the loving responsibility of taking in, incorporating and emanating energy to keep us functioning at optimal levels. We have […]

Reiki Sensations

As Reiki energies flow between the practitioner and the recipient during the Reiki session, the two bodies may respond or react with particular sensations. Those sensations are nearly always pleasant. You may feel heat, warmth, cold, subtleness, steadfastness, or forcefulness. The fact that you can feel Reiki flowing, whether you are giving or receiving it, […]

Description of Reiki

Description of Reiki What is Reiki? Reiki is a spiritual healing art with its roots in Japanese origin. The word Reiki comes from the Japanese word (Rei) which means “Universal Life” and (Ki) which means “Energy”. Reiki is not affiliated with any particular religion or religious practice. It is not massage nor is it based […]

Definition of Reiki

Definition of Reiki Reiki is a spiritual healing art. It is not massage nor is it based on belief or suggestion. A Reiki session usually is between 60 and 90 minutes in length. The session is performed by a Reiki Practitioner (RP or RMT) using specific Reiki hand positions. During a Reiki session, the client […]