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A Simple Way with Symbols

A Simple Way with Symbols

In the West we like to make things complicated, and you can read about the complicated way that we have ended up using the Reiki symbols in my article 'Simplicity and Sandwiches'. The way that most of us now use symbols is a world away from the simple approach that Usui used. So how can we work with symbols in a way that echoes more the way that Usui taught his students?

The Positive Effects of Reiki on the Human Body

The Positive Effects of Reiki on the Human Body

Reiki has a great reputation for having a number of positive effects on the body. If you haven't yet experienced the amazing effects of Reiki, then read on and discover the effects of mind, body and soul that you could be missing.

Simplicity and Sandwiches

Simplicity and Sandwiches

In the West, there seems to be this insidious tendency to make things unnecessarily complicated, almost on the basis that if it's more complicated, it is better. We have to take things and make them bigger and better; we have to add stuff. In Japan, of course, they seem to go in the opposite direction, paring things down to the bone, getting rid of any unnecessary frills and flounces, leaving us with the pure essence of a thing, simple and elegant. Think of Japanese garden design, flower arranging, the tea ceremony, and you will see what I mean.

The Entire Body Can Benefit From Reiki

The Entire Body Can Benefit From Reiki

These days, specialized treatments have been created for each one of the problems our body may encounter. So, we have treatments for infection, treatments for depression, treatments for flu, treatments for low immune system, treatments for chronic diseases, and on it goes. Moreover, the physical issues can never be related with psychological ones.

Reiki Career Opportunities

Reiki Career Opportunities

Reiki is extremely powerful for healing physical and mental imbalances and ailments, for stopping addictions and bad habits, for energizing oneself, and for self-improvement. In addition, many choose to combine the power of Reiki with conventional medicine, for example to speed up the healing of an illness or injury. With all these benefits, and the current Western rediscovery of Eastern traditions and arts, the demand for Reiki practitioners is at an all-time high.

Can Anybody use Reiki?

Can Anybody use Reiki?

Reiki is a healing technique open to everyone who wants to try it and learn how to use it. There is no restriction upon who can learn to use Reiki and who cannot. In fact, it is one of the most permissive healing techniques because there is no way in which the Reiki practitioner can harm in any way himself or the patient.

Working with Intuition

Working with Intuition

When I first started practicing Reiki, I didn't believe that I was intuitive. In fact, I thought that I might only be able to become intuitive after years of dedicated practice, if then. I thought that maybe intuition was only for the gifted few, or if it did arrive for me then it would flash into my head, gone in an instant, and I would not know how to get it back again.