People sometimes tell me that they feel as though they have lost their connection to Reiki.
They may have done Reiki Level One a few years or months ago and loved the course. Yet, months or years later don’t feel they are practising enough and are not sure if Reiki is still with them.
My response to this is always “Don’t worry, Reiki is still with you, you just need to start practising”.
The more you practise the more connected you feel to Reiki
nship can be incredibly exciting. You may see the world though a different lens. You may feel calmer, happier, and more energised.
Just as the initial stages of romantic relationship can’t be sustained forever, neither can the incredible “high” after Reiki Level One. Yet, like a mature romantic relationship, your Reiki practise can d
evelop into a
grounded, enduring and rewarding spiritual practise.
How do you maintain your connection to Reiki in everyday life?
Here are some simple tips to help you.
1. Practise hands on Reiki as soon as you wake up in the morning.
Just 15 minutes of hands on Reiki is enough to make you feel more centred and calm during your day. (Although 30 is ideal).
2. Practise Reiki as you fall asleep at night.
Just t15 minutes of Reiki before you fall asleep can help to improve the quality of your sleep. And yes, it’s okay to fall asleep as you practise Reiki!
3. Practise Reiki as you find yourself waiting.
When you find yourself waiting for your family, friends and allied health practitioners use this time
r extra hands on Reiki practise.
4. Practise Reiki on public transport.
Simply place your hands on your hara or thighs. You will arrive at your destination relaxed and ref
5. Attend Restore Naturally Reiki Share Groups.
Reiki groups are a great opportunity to practise Reiki, meet with like minded people and have your Reiki queries answered.
6. Consciously implement the Reiki principles during the day.
When you find yourself engaging in anger or worry practise breathing deeply into your hara and bring your attention to something tangible in the present moment.
Practise gratitude daily. There are a plethora of things to be grateful for each day. Start focusing on them and feel your state of well being and happiness improve.
7. Practise Reiki on your lunch break.
Taking 15 minutes on your break to practise Reiki with make you feel calmer and give you an energy boost. Practise outside if possible.
8. Practise Gassho or Hatsurei Ho
9. Repeat the exercises you received in your e course.
Restore Naturally Reiki Level One and Two courses include a complimentary 21 day post course e program. This consists of 21 emails you receive to support and enhance your Reiki practise. Save these when you receive them and reopen them if you feel your connection to Reiki waning.
10. Make time to receive Reiki
Receiving Reiki in conjunction with doing self treatments helps to enhance your connection to Reiki.
11. Let go of any guilt around not practising enough.
Be grateful for the times you make to enjoy Reiki self treatments and Gassho & Hatsurei Ho meditation. If you don’t find the time daily, be gentle with yourself.
Enjoy your Reiki practise!