Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Reiki for Rev

'Rev' is a mix of Rhodesian Ridgeback and Black Lab. We rescued that skinny, scared puppy years ago. 
Since then, Rev's become quite happy and content with his new life.   He is, however, very protective of us and not comfortable with children so we do take care.  And occasionally, he has some fear creep in, especially of the Vet.  One time when my husband took him for a checkup, the doctor got frustrated with Rev's attitude and couldn't complete the exam.  Dog whisperer, he was not.  ;)    Quite awhile went by and he needed to be seen again ... updated shots, nails clipped.  OH MY ... what to do?!  

REIKI to the rescue!

I told my husband that I would work with him before the appointment and see if he would respond enough to be seen.  I offered him Reiki at our house, in the car while on the way, and at the Vet's office. 
While he wasn't interested in making friends with anyone there, he was atleast able to be examined ... this time by one of the other doctors, who was also a Reiki practitioner!   We agreed that Rev's appointment went as well as it did because of the Reiki. 

This is a picture I took of him after he got home from that appointment.  I'd say he was feeling very relaxed.   

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Three videos

Each of these videos show different Reiki sessions/techniques.

The first is an outdoor treatment. I've never had one, have you? It looks like the practitioner is using good padding so her client has some comfort while lying on the ground. Personally, I wouldn't be able offer a session like this because I cannot sit in the crossed legs position, however, using a massage table it might be quite nice to give or receive Reiki in nature on a perfect weather day. Under a bright, full moon would be cool too.

The second sample has an artful flair to it. I kind of like the gauzy effect. The music, while a little fast for an actual session, I think is neat for the video. I think it's fine to use music during a session. Do you?

If I were the person receiving the treatment at that practitioners studio, I would prefer that the blinds be drawn. If you are seeing clients, are you able to offer them a choice on the lighting of the room? Do you have any preference personally?

In this last video, the practitioner shares her use of Vocal Sound Therapy in a session. Since I've never experienced a treatment like that I don't know if it would resonate with me in a positive way or not. Interesting though, isn't it?

Thank you for visiting!

I hope your day is enjoyable.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Good energy

It's certainly not Reiki, but alot of wonderfully creative energy flows through this couple's hands, wouldn't you say!? 
Feeling happy or joyful as you watch something entertaining is a GOOD THING!  So go ahead ... laugh, enjoy, have fun as often as possible. 

If you have the time ...

The Reiki Dojo has assorted writings to share.

This article  at the Huffington Post was enjoyable. 

Animals benefit from Reiki too!

Letter to the Catholic Bishops you may find very interesting.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

An excellent addition to my Reiki library

I ordered this book from Barnes & Noble recently.  It's very enjoyable.  Only about 79 pages, but included are many pictures of the hand positions from Usui's original handbook.  Also, basic treatments for specific parts of the body are shown, as well as other Reiki techniques for good health.  

From the back cover:
Nothing is more authentic than the original
Dr. Mikao Usui developed the Reiki System and founded the original "Japanese Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai" organization.  So what would be more obvious than returning to Dr. Usui's material?  This book will show you the original hand positions from Dr. Usui's Reiki handbook.  It has been illustrated with 100 photos to make it easier to understand.  The hand positions for a great variety of health complaints have been listed in detail, making it a valuable reference work for anyone who practices Reiki.  Now that the original handbook has been translated into English, Dr. Usui's hand positions and healing techniques can be studied directly for the first time.  Whether you are an initiate or a master, if you practice Reiki you can expand your knowledge dramatically as you follow in the footsteps of a great healer.

Sharing some benefits of Reiki ~ Laurelle & Michael

Thursday, September 29, 2011


If you 'send' Reiki, do you send only to one person at a time or multiple people? 

If you are sending just to one person, do you use a picture of them or a type of surrogate (like a bear or other stuff animal) or just write their name/information on a piece of paper? 

If you are sending to more than one person, do you write all of their names on one paper or have them on individual sheets?

If you use individual sheets with names and info., do you put them all into a type of prayer bowl, or just hold them all in your hands?