Reiki is a complementary therapy that has evolved from ancient teachings, meditation and the work of Japanese Buddhist, Dr Mikao Usui.
The practice essentially involves the passing of energy through the median energy lines and the seven main chakra points of the human body to help ease stress, tension and pain.
Reiki can also be used to promote spiritual development and growth, and a number of Reiki practitioners and enthusiasts follow Dr Usui’s famous Five Reiki Principles.
These are outlined below for you to try for yourself and discover new meaning and purpose.
1. Just for today, I will not worry
“Worry is like a rocking chair; it gives you something to do but gets you nowhere”. This quote perfectly sums up how worry and anxiety effects your mind and body – sapping it of energy and making you feel overwhelmed. This Reiki principle encourages you to let go of worry to promote healing in the body.
2. Just for today, I will not be angry
Anger can make us stressed…