Viewing Reiki from a Healing Perspective
A common result of Reiki is to experience various healing responses, most commonly on an emotional level. The healing effect with Reiki is such a common result, that many Reiki professionals label what they do within a session/ appointment as: Reiki healing. People have reported various healing results with Reiki, however if we simply focus on emotional healing the positive knock-on effect to well-being is not hard to see.
As an example we may find a person’s physical challenges, or their current reality is actually a deeper emotional challenge, or internal conflict, so you might say that full recovery would not be possible without a deeper level of emotional healing. This may be a journey that takes time and approached differently with each individual, healing in some form is usual in each person’s journey towards well-being.
Many times people have come to me for Reiki treatments, purely to help them with a well-being benefit, such as to help them de-stress or relax, yet the real benefit they gain from Reiki energy is much more profound, such as helping them to let go of some deeply buried emotional hurt or that is causing a chronic disruption in their body that they have been holding onto for 25 years, or help with issues such as grief, be that current of past grief buried in the body. Many of these people would have (and many did) state categorically that they did not have any healing that needed to be done, they just needed help to relax, sleep, or similar.
This deep healing capacity of Reiki is not so surprising when we consider what Reiki is – by definition Reiki is ‘soul energy’. This part of Reiki can be the hardest to comprehend, however in the context of this article relating to the healing capacity of Reiki, an awareness of what it is, is all we need. So if we look at the nature of Reiki as being universal consciousness itself, working at a soul level with someone, then it’s no real surprise that Reiki has a knowingness of what needs healing within each person.
Reiki is interwoven within a person’s physical, emotional and spiritual body and knows how to best promote healing in the healthiest way for that individual at that time. In a Reiki treatment, this might unfold as creating a healthy flow of energy within an individual whilst also dissipating the tensions and disruptions in the body, whilst going deeper within a person’s consciousness and performing healing on that level also.
Healing can take a more physical form, in its application supporting healing after something like surgery, or an injury, to support recovery, yet most of the time we see Reiki used on emotional healing.
Commonly as a practitioner, within the first couple of Reiki treatments we can get a sense of the degree of healing needed in a specific area, but we don’t know how the healing will unfold. We have consistently observed with our own clients that Reiki can help people find the courage to do what they know they need to do to heal something that isn’t working in their life. Reiki can also gradually or sometimes more dramatically dissipate, congestion around an issue, so someone might feel they are not weighted down by the issue and that the burden has been lifted. Commonly clients have said that they feel lighter after such an event. Sometimes the person might release the issue through tears during a treatment or at a later date. Sometimes the healing involves some action to be taken, sometimes this is easy, sometimes less so. This can happen in one event or over a few treatments.
A point to make here is effects of Reiki treatments can become even more profound and healing for those who seriously pursue training and practice in Reiki. It is also worth noting that this healing capacity of Reiki is always a positive event in the long-term. It can help people feel much happier and at peace with themselves, their past, more content in life and less restricted in life.
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About the author, Shaun Mckeown: could be labeled as a performance strategist, coach, teacher, or a life balance specialist. In essence Shaun is a strategic, creative problem solver, with a holistic view. He has 20 years professional experience helping people with health, well-being, sport performance, reducing stress and life balance. He has a BSc.(Hons) degree in Sport and Exercise Science, as well as experience coaching and teaching in exercise conditioning, holistic lifestyle and nutrition, sport performance and Reiki. So both science and holistic perspectives.
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