The Power of Reiki

Reiki

 

Reiki (pronounced “Ray-key) is a Japanese word meaning “universal life force energy”. Rei represents the universal aspect of the energy and Ki is the energy, which flows in and around all living things. We are all born with Reiki. It is the power of life itself.

Reiki students are taught that the entire universe is in constant motion and that this energy appears to have a consciousness of its own. The density of an object is determined by the speed at which it is vibrating at a subatomic level. Everything in nature, from a fleeting thought or emotion to the hardest piece of diamond, consists of vibrational frequencies. This also applies to our physical body. Each organ vibrates at its own frequency.

Reiki is based on the natural laws of the universe. We are only in perfect physical, mental and emotional health when we are vibrating in harmony with the universe. The natural law of cause and effect means that anything which affects our system will have a vibration rate of its own and will, therefore, impact on the frequency at which we vibrate.

We can gain strength or be weakened depending on the stimulus. Everything around us will have a vibrational effect on us, include work and home environment, geographical conditions (such as climate, altitude, ecology, etc.) personal relationships, and diet. We, in turn, have an effect on everything around us and thus our vibration affects that of the entire universe.

Our thoughts and emotions also vibrate at specific frequencies. Positive thoughts and emotions such as faith, hope, love, and happiness speed up the vibrations within our system. They have a relaxing and harmonizing influence, providing vitality, natural immunity, and increased recuperative power. Negative emotions such as fear, worry, and anger slow down our rate of vibration, thus slowing and restricting the flow of life force through our body.

This stagnation of energy results in the buildup of toxins within the cells of the body, which slows the flow of energy even more. If this negative cycle is allowed to continue, our health suffers greatly.

Reiki facilitates overall well-being, combating all forms of illness or ill-being by reestablishing a positive energy flow at every level, and thus supporting and accelerating the body’s natural ability to heal itself.

Reiki used in conjunction with counseling and psychotherapy has proved to be effective in helping people deal with relationship difficulties, depression, phobias, obsessions, severe anxiety, and stress.

If you’d like to learn more about how Reiki can help you, schedule a session with me at http://www.peacejoynamaste.com


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Pranayama: The Power of Breathing

Breathing is a natural involuntary process that we do every day. We can live for days without food and water, but without breathing, the body dies in minutes. We breathe when we are awake when we are asleep or exercising. Most of the time, we don’t even realize that we are breathing or that we have forgotten to breathe for a few seconds. Very little attention is paid to the importance of breathing.

Breathing is inhaling air into the lungs through the mouth or nose and exhaling air out of the lungs. This action brings oxygen into the body and removes carbon dioxide.

In yoga, this action is called pranayama. Prana means vital energy or force in Sanskrit, and pranayama is the science of breath control, also known as yogic breath-regulation.

So why would you want to control your breath? Have you ever noticed how relaxing it is at the end of a stressful day to sigh? That’s because by deeply inhaling and exhaling allows for oxygen to enter every cell in our body, including the cells in the brain. Regular practice of breath control decreases stress on the body and allows for improved physical and overall well-being.

There are three basic types of breathing—clavicular (shallow breath), intercostal (middle), and abdominal breathing (deep breathing). Because most people have forgotten how to breathe correctly take shallow breaths making very little use of the diaphragm (the muscle that separates the thorax from the abdomen), only a small amount of oxygen is taken in with only the top of the lungs being used, resulting in lack of vitality and energy.

If you like to learn more about the practice of pranayama or schedule a session for a guided pranayama practice visit http://www.peacejoynamaste.com


Disclaimer: Any general advice posted on our blog, website, or app is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute for any medical or other advice. Peace Joy Namaste makes no representations or warranties and expressly disclaim any and all liability concerning any treatment, action by, or effect on any person following the general information offered or provided within or through the blog, website, or app. If you have specific concerns or a situation arises in which you require medical advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified medical services provider.