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Book Review: Reiki: A Comprehensive Guide – Pamela Miles

In her book, Pamela Miles covers the history of Reiki and how Reiki can help restores balance to body, mind, and spirit. For those who wish to know more about Reiki, she offers comprehensive information on First-Degree, Second-Degree, and Master Training. The illustrated hand positions in the appendix is also useful for new practitioners as a handy guide.

A pioneer in bringing Reiki into mainstream medical practice, Miles offers information on current and forthcoming research that will lead to greater integration of this healing therapy into conventional medicine. The information is definitely useful for the skeptic, advanced practitioner or health-care professionals. She explains how Reiki complements conventional medical treatments, hastens recovery from invasive surgical procedures and eases the symptoms of conditions such as AIDS, cancer, insomnia, depression, anxiety and more, as well as the side effects of medications and chemotherapy.

Written easily and without jargon, this book is a great addition to the current Reiki literature in that it provides a down-to-earth look at Reiki in the context of making it more approachable for the health-care professional and lay person alike.


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