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Intro to Reiki and the Importance of Self-Care with Eleanor

Reiki is an energy healing treatment that works holistically; on the whole body, mind and spirit. Not a system of religious beliefs, Reiki is simply a relaxing treatment where natural healing vibrations are transmitted through the hands of a Reiki practitioner (acting as a conduit) to the body of the recipient. The purpose of a Reiki treatment is to relieve stress and pain, induce relaxation, release emotional blockages, accelerate natural healing, balance subtle body energies and support other medical modalities including traditional therapies.

After decades of often disputed validity, the effectiveness of Reiki, a holistic energy treatment is gaining new respect within the medical community. Not only are highly reputable medical facilities throughout the U.S. offering patients alternative healing programs such as Reiki, those facilities are analyzing the benefits of their programs and are submitting them for review and compilation. The results of these Reiki research studies are nothing short of remarkable.

In a world where consciously, or unconsciously, we are pulled in many different directions every day, we take care of what feels in the moment to be important, often leaving ourselves as an afterthought. The expression “ You can't pour from an empty cup,” comes to mind. Let’s learn about how Reiki can help us be a better version of ourselves.

Eleanor goes over so many great topics in this discussion. Some of the highlights include:

  • The meaning of the word Reiki (3:22) and what Reiki IS (7:10)

  • The importance of starting a Reiki session with an intention (8:00)

  • The meaning of achieving your “highest good” and some examples (9:00)

  • History of Reiki and how it compliments modern medicine (13:00)

  • Types of people who have benefited from Reiki (14:04)

  • The benefits of Reiki with migraine headaches (18:54)

  • Dr. Jen’s experiences from her own Reiki sessions and what scientific studies have been done (20:45)

  • Using Reiki to facilitate healing from pain and how it is a form of self-care (25:38)

  • Reiki I training, learning Reiki and practicing on yourself (32:15)

  • Principles of Reiki (37:05)



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