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Do you choose Reiki or Meditation?

Posted in Body Mind Spirit, Enlightened Living, FAQ, Miscellaneous, and Reiki and Other Modalities

Q. If you have limited time, would you spend the 30/60mins Reiki-ing yourself OR meditating? Is there a difference?  To me there is.  Meditation, in its purest sense, is the balance of doing nothing – which of course is a paradox but in its deepest sense, true.  Meditation is the…

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How to Meditate Properly – Three Top Myths

Posted in Enlightened Living, and Reiki Blog

Think Meditation is about clearing the mind?  Sitting in uncomfortable positions?  Believe Meditation should give you inner peace?  Think again! Meditation has become a hot topic in recent years as more and more research attests to the great benefits attributed to regular sessions of quietening the mind.  However there is…

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What should I be doing with my mind when I do Reiki?

Posted in FAQ, Reiki Blog, and Reiki Tips

This is a very common question and one I struggled with too in the beginning, what to do?  Focus on something?  Reiki ‘On’, Reiki ‘off’? Visualise white light?  Rainbows?  Unicorns?  And when I was given the answer…”Nothing” I was flummoxed, what did that even mean? Doing nothing is impossible for…

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Myths and Reiki – Vipassana and Reiki do not mix

Posted in Reiki and Other Modalities, and Reiki Blog

Debunking Reiki Myths is one of my favourite topics, so this week we look at a common preference of some Vipassana Meditation teachers to stop their students doing Reiki.  To quote a Vipassana teacher: “In Vipassana we observe what is without attempting to change it, and with energy healing you…

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