​Three Ways Reiki Can Enhance Your Life

​Three Ways Reiki Can Enhance Your Life

Ashley Davis

Certified Reiki Practitioner

The practice of Reiki, a Japanese technique that uses “life force energy”, or Ki to promote relaxation and healing, has been used by people across the world for nearly a century. Unfortunately, many people in the United States are unaware of the Reiki method of healing along with its benefits. I myself had never heard of Reiki until this past fall when my mother suggested I receive a session to help with my struggle with chronic vertigo. Much to my surprise, the simple laying of hands on my body in order to transfer more “life force energy” worked wonders. This was a huge awakening for me. Not only did Reiki help calm down my symptoms, but it also put me in a happy, relaxed state. Since then, I have gone on to learn Reiki on my own and give myself sessions every day to help manage my vertigo symptoms.

Now that you know how Reiki has helped me, here are three other ways Reiki can help enhance your life:

  • 1.Reiki can reduce stress and help with relaxation. The transference of “life force energy” into your body puts the body in a parasympathetic, or “rest and digest” state. This will lower your heart rate, relieve tension, and help you feel calm.2 In a world where our bodies are constantly taxed with the demands of everyday life, Reiki is a simple and practical technique that can help you relax.
  • 2.Reiki can help you find balance. By receiving treatments on a regular basis, Reiki can help balance the mind and emotions. Because Reiki helps create a calmer and more peaceful state of being, people who receive treatments are better able to cope with everyday stressors, which results in being more resilient to life’s craziness.3 Reiki also helps clear out any negative energy within the seven chakras, allowing you to open up and find emotional balance.
  • 3.Reiki can improve your immune system and overall health. A study conducted by the American Institute of Stress estimates that between 75%-95% of doctor visits are the result of the body’s reaction to stress.1 That is because people that experience continual stress can block the body’s natural ability to repair, regenerate, and protect itself, in turn causing health issues. 1 Because Reiki helps to relieve tension and stress stored in the body, it can help improve your overall health and immunity.
  • I welcome your questions about Reiki. Please feel welcome to reach out to me. I look forward to sharing Reiki with you

If you would like to learn more about Reiki, click here: http://www.reiki.org/.

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