An excerpt from my recent article in Health & Healing magazine about Reiki, relaxation, and creating a safe energetic environment for clients, practitioners, and students:
My clients report many benefits from receiving Reiki treatments, from physical pain relief to easing of anxiety, but perhaps the most consistent experience is a profound level of relaxation. For many, this is not simply a restful pause but an intense releasing, a shift in consciousness that differs from many other kinds of therapeutic sessions.
Reiki is a form of energy medicine that originated in Japan in the end of the 19th century. The kanji, or characters, for Reiki can be interpreted to mean “healing energy flowing from the divine into the hands of the shaman, who combines that energy with the life giving power of the elements to balance body and spirit.” More simply, a client is held in a safe and grounded way in universal healing energy. This is deeply soothing. We know the benefit of rest, both personally and from research that shows adequate sleep improves memory and creativity, helps repair tissue and decrease inflammation, and generally sets the stage for optimal productivity and better mood. But if sleep is interrupted—by loud noise, for example…
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Wishing you a peaceful heart,