October 15, 2023

Treating Yourself with Reiki:

Nurturing Self-Healing and Inner Balance

Treating yourself with Reiki is a powerful way to promote self-care, inner harmony, and holistic well-being. As a practice that channels universal life force energy, Reiki empowers you to participate in your healing journey actively. You can support physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness by directing this healing energy to your body and energy system.

The Practice of Self-Reiki:

Self-Reiki involves using the same principles and techniques when offering Reiki to others. However, in this case, you are both the practitioner and the recipient. The process is a form of self-nurturing, allowing you to experience the benefits of Reiki firsthand.

Steps for Treating Yourself with Reiki:

1. Create a Sacred Space: Find a quiet, comfortable space to sit or lie down. Create an environment that encourages relaxation and mindfulness.

2. Set an Intention: Clarify your intention for the self-treatment. It could be physical healing, emotional release, stress reduction, or simply enhancing your overall well-being.

3. Begin with Hand Placements: Place your hands gently on different body areas, following traditional Reiki hand positions. Start at your head, move to your torso, and then work down to your legs and feet.

4. Focus on Breath: As you place your hands on each position, focus on your breath. Breathe deeply and slowly, allowing healing energy to synchronize with your breath.

5. Visualize Energy Flow: Visualize a warm, soothing energy radiating from your hands and flowing into your body. Imagine this energy as it clears blockages and promotes balance.

6. Listen to Your Intuition: If you want to spend more time on a specific area, listen to your intuition. Your inner guidance can lead you to areas that need extra attention.

7. Complete the Session: After you've treated all the positions, take a few moments to rest and relax. Express gratitude for the healing energy you've channeled.

Benefits of Self-Reiki:

·        Stress Reduction: Self-Reiki helps reduce stress and promotes relaxation, calming the body and mind.

·        Energetic Balance: Regular self-treatment can help balance your energy centers, fostering physical and emotional well-being.

·        Enhanced Self-Connection: Self-Reiki deepens your connection with yourself, promoting self-awareness and mindfulness.

·        Emotional Release: Reiki energy can release pent-up emotions and emotional blockages.

Incorporating Self-Reiki into Your Routine:

Integrate self-reiki into your daily routine or use it as a tool to manage specific challenges. Whether it's a morning practice to start your day with positive energy or a bedtime ritual for relaxation, the flexibility of self-Reiki makes it a versatile and valuable self-care practice.


Treating yourself with Reiki is a beautiful act of self-love and self-healing. By becoming your own healer, you tap into the innate wisdom of your body and energy system. Regular self-Reiki sessions are a gentle reminder that your well-being is a priority and you can foster balance, harmony, and vitality within yourself. 

To become a practitioner sign-up for Reiki I training


November 17, 2023

Dry Bathing (Kenyoku-Ho):

Link for the full article from William Lee Rand 


Kenyoku means “dry bathing” and is a technique for ritual purification using energy rather than water. Use this technique before and after giving Reiki treatments. You can also use this at various times throughout the day or anytime you need to release negative energy.

Do this in 3’s