Is there any scientific proof that Reiki works?

I was recently asked this on Quora, and it was interesting. I have seen several “proofs” of Reiki working, but I never cared to learn whether there was scientific proof. Who need’s proof when the information is first hand? – At least, I don’t. So anyway, I started researching. And guess what I found! Reiki …

Holistic Health and Energy Healing

Holistic Health is an approach to improving health with the balance of mind, body, emotions and soul. We are often taught about the factors of healthy living as eating right, exercising enough, getting proper rest and drinking good amounts of water. Many theories forget that health is also impacted by our thoughts, feelings, karmas, life …

What is Reiki?

I have written about various topics over the past few days. I miss writing about Reiki. Lifeforce Energy For those who don’t know what Reiki is, it “is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing”.  The word Reiki is two words put together, Rei and Ki. Rei is the universal …

How to Heal SLE and other Autoimmune Diseases

Case Study  I had a client whom western medicine had failed. It had been 3 years since she had quit her job because her autoimmune disease – Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), wouldn’t let her continue. There came a point where her medicines were not as effective anymore. Things were very bleak for her and they …

Past lives and Reiki Healing

  If you haven’t already read “Many Lives, Many Masters” by Brian Weiss, you really should! Before I read it 13 years ago, I would always be skeptical of people who told me it changed their lives. After I read the book, I didn’t see the changes, but I saw the fuss. 13 years down …

Anxiety and Depression

It is extremely common to have these two monsters attack at the same time. It’s sometimes hard to understand how they go together. Anxiety brings out all the nervous and unused energy out, while depression tries to “save energy” by creating feelings where one doesn’t want to do anything. They’re on opposite ends, one is …

Fear and Anxiety 

I would say fear is one of the stronger emotions in the lot. It is capable of making a perfectly sound person paranoid and sometimes even to the edge of being insane. Fear triggers certain chemical reactions in the body such as cortisol – the stress hormone. Given our lifestyle today, we already produce high …

Anxiety and Change

Change is good; change helps one grow in several aspects. But change is scary because it disturbs our current routine. Even if our current routine is all about sitting on a couch all day or actually waking up at 5 am and hustling from day to night – it is all predictable. A little change …

Uncomfortable Feelings 

There are often days where we face circumstances that stir up emotions within us – good and bad. The good, we celebrate and cherish. The bad, cloud our emotions where it is difficult to comprehend the probable implications of situations. This too shall pass… Most of the self-help books we refer are to help us …

Forms of Reiki

Master Mikao Usui, the man who re-discovered Reiki as we know it today. It is a wonderful energy healing system that works through the universal wisdom. When Master Usui brought Reiki to us, it had 3 levels and 4 symbols activated through various attunements spread over a certain time duration – where the student would …