It is a traditional Japanese activity with a spiritual component of healing. Reiki is compiled of two Japanese words – 'Rei' means 'Higher Power' and 'Ki' means 'life force energy.' In other words, Reiki means 'spiritually guided life force energy.'
Before getting into the article, you must first learn about what life forces are! Lifeforce is a subtle energy surrounding or flows through pathways such as meridians or chakras of all living beings. These forces nourish all the cells in the body and support their functioning. If you have a low life force, you would feel weak and become more susceptible to illness. Thus, strengthening your life force would help to heal your body.
Your life force also gets affected by your thoughts and feelings. If you have negative feelings or thoughts in your mind, your life forces' flow gets disrupted, harming your body balance. Let's have a look at how Reiki helps you in treating your life forces.
How does Reiki work?
Reiki therapy enhances the supply of life force energy, thus helps you to heal quickly. The treatment promotes relaxation by reducing your stress level. It allows you to gain physical, mental, and spiritual balance. Improves your healing mechanism, and that is how Reiki therapy majorly works.
One can do practice this therapy by lightly placing the hands-on or around the body of the patient. The healing energy from the patient's body and hands of the Reiki practitioner flows into the receiver's body. Thus, administering the feeling of relaxation, mental clarity, decreased anxiety, pain relief, and a sense of well-being in the patient.
However, do you think it is effective? Here is a list of the few health benefits which are scientifically proven to assist people in need.
Benefits of Reiki –
- Reduces Stress And Promotes Ease
It is the proven health benefit of Reiki, which is highly required in the current scenario. This Japanese technique triggers the body's relaxation responses and diminishes stress. Most health problems are somehow linked to anxiety - work stress, environmental stress, or emotional stress.
- Reduces Physical Pain
Both physical therapy and Reiki show a similar effect in improving the physical pain of all the affected parts of your body. The treatment is performed by keeping a hand on the affected part for some
time regularly to transfer the energy from the practitioner to the patient.
- Reduces Depression And Anxiety
Mood swings are greatly associated with the symptoms of anxiety and depression. According to several studies, Reiki therapy helps you treat all the mood issues related to anxiety or depression. The major benefits are specific to those who have a negative mood. Studies have proven that improved mood is accompanied by reduced anxiety and depression. One can also experience a significant decrease in the amount of anger and confusion in one's life. Reiki enhances the positive life forces and thus causes a vigorous improvement in depression.
- Improves Symptoms Of Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic syndrome comes with several diseases like heart disease, diabetes, or any other chronic condition. The best way to treat such symptoms is a physical activity; however, Reiki has proven to provide equally effective outcomes.
People who are overweight are at high risk for metabolic syndrome. Such people might be unable or unwilling to participate in conventional physical activities. Thus, they are advised to practice Reiki. It is easy to learn and practice therapy to help an individual withdraw the metabolic syndrome from their body.
Hopefully, this article provided you with all the details you were looking for. If you are looking forward to learning Reiki's art, then you have come to the right place. Connect with me to learn more about Reiki and its benefits. Also, follow my tips to practice this traditional healing art yourself.