This beautiful post is a testament to the power of Reiki self-practice. So many lives deeply impacted, transformed, improved. A wonderful read - do take a browse and soak it all up!
As part of the Global Reiki Survey we asked respondents share their most significant changes or improvements. The results compiled all together is breathtaking. I hope you can feel the gratitude, joy and love.
More happy and upbeat. More positive and centred. Less worrying.
Lucinda M, USA
Helen S, Canada
Less muscle tensions, less migraine, better emotional balance, better stress management.
Unconditional self-love, balance, assisting others in a new way.
Emotional, spiritual and physical relief and healing,
Penny Phillips, USA
Happy and focused.
I can easily manage my frustrations and heal past traumas.
Physical health and strengthening of intuitive abilities.
Mary H., USA
Donna H, USA
Less anger, more considerate, more patience in general.
Mindfulness, inner peace, self-confidence, better sleep, less stress.
Dubravka K., Serbia
Calm and composed. I used to be a bit aggressive before.
Jaya G, India
I started Reiki because of anxiety and stress, these have been significantly reduced.
Mel D, Canada
Significant awareness in all things in my life - seeing the bigger picture, more understanding and forgiving of myself and others, emotions are more effectively felt - easier to deal with.
Jo, South Africa
Connecting to other people. Inner peace.
Ina G, South Africa
Inner Peace. Realignment
Connection to natural world.
Overall health... I rarely get sick and if I do, it's for a short time.
Tammy F, USA
Better humour and health.
Alicia Z, Argentina My energy levels have increased dramatically. Cherrie H, USA No physical pain, better movement, able to have endurance. Less stress, less reaction to stress. Anonymous The shift in energy. And more connected to the divine. Chesta Punjabi, India More grounded. Peggy, USA
Contentment, peace, self-awareness.
Linda B, USA
Expansion of consciousness. Satori. Professional success.
I have started living my own life, being myself. I have improved my relationship with other people.
Mindset. Improvement in thinking and more positive perspectives. Improved meditation practice.
M. Fran, USA
Emotional health and resilience, inner peace and strength even through very hard times. Opening of intuitive abilities.
Carolyn C, USA
Energy, trust, peace, life's path.
Christine R., Switzerland
Slow to anger, less worry, more gratitude.
Emily B, USA
Control over pain.
My mental and emotional state have improved significantly since beginning Reiki. After my level 2 attunement, my whole outlook on life changed out of nowhere. All of a sudden, I felt calm, happy, and at ease with everything—no more road rage, more patience with my child, and measured responses to stressful situations. Everyone around me noticed the change too!
L Berarde, USA
Increase in self-worth, self-love and intuition.
Jenny F, USA
Better focus and less pain.
Have a better quality of life. Find happiness in helping myself and others.
Shirley L, USA
Pain disappeared from some parts of my body and is less severe during the day.
Cecilia Brophy, South Africa
Reiki came to me a few months after my husband passed over and has been a God send ever since. I was in a very depressed state and Reiki helped me to find my enter peace again.
Tammy P, USA
I feel stronger about life in general and it’s like having a secret help in my hands and in my heart, invisible but powerful.
Cinzia T., Switzerland
Better sleep quality. Easy communication with others. Setting boundaries. Self-love. Self-acceptance. Healing old emotional wounds. Self-confidence. Intuition increase. Calmer. Happier. Abundant.
Mireille H, Lebanon
Personal peace and contentment.
Michele L, USA
More connected to my spiritual self.
Lower anxiety levels.
Robert F, USA
I feel more connected to my physical, mental, emotional and spiritual self. I am better able to handle external energies with daily Reiki.
Trust in the process.
Julie k, USA
Calmer and can better manage anger.
Content, relaxed, at ease.
Agi, South Africa
Calmer, more relaxed thoughts. Easy to dissipate stress from my mind. Easier time relaxing before sleeping.
Leslie R, USA
A connection to God. A greater connection to others. A lack of judgement or criticism on how others live.
Melanie E, Canada
I am calm, peaceful, contented, have developed much patience, gained good confidence, and able to help others.
Anandhi S, India
Clear mind, more self-love, and better relaxation.
Sarah G, USA
Very subtle changes, but life got much easier since I started practicing Reiki, living more in the flow with things going my way without problems. No more depressions either. I am 52 now and have had depressions almost my whole life, even when I was a child.
Annick K, Norway
Balance in my life, my family, calm, self-confidence, better health status.
Tudor Gianina, Romania
Creativity had been blocked / stopped due to life constraints - a few days after my first session, I felt an urge to draw (after about 20 years).
Stress free. Confidence. General health improvement.
Sonia H, UK
I feel at one with the Universe, I feel the Universe hears and responds to me. I feel at peace, without fear.
Marian L, USA
I have moved forward in leaps and bounds spiritually and become vegetarian.
Confidence has improved.
Barbara M., USA
Improvement with stress reduction.
Zena B., USA
Greater appreciation of listening to myself and what my gut is telling me.
I become happier.
Rajeev Kumar S, India
More calm and content and better general wellbeing.
Jason D, Australia
Improvements in high blood pressure, depression, headache/migraines and digestive problems. I have moved from fear and pessimism to peace and positivity.
I find it easier to be/swing back to my state of equilibrium in stressful situations.
Arundhati J, India
More at peace and relaxed.
Julie D W, UK
Trusting myself. I have more of a sense of peace.
Heather R, USA
A quiet sort of contentment.
Barbara M, Canada
Peace of mind.
Jill P, France
I am more confident and have better self-awareness.
Less anxiety, increased self-worth, finding the power within, clarity in acknowledging and seeing through emotions.
Going with flow of life. Trusting things will work out.
Michelle C, Canada
Self-love and more clarity in purpose.
More intuitive, more balanced and more powerful.
Khristine B, USA
Sleep is so much better.
Lorraine G, Canada
My sense of calmness and peace. A better acceptance of challenges.
Cate G, Australia
Life is more peaceful and I am in control. I also heal quickly and cleanly.
MikeT, South Africa
Serenity in the face of adversity.
Positive approach towards any work, doing work with more accuracy and speed. Increase in my meditation time.
Munish G, India
I can sleep better with less or no nightmares.
Improve my self-worth.
Relaxation, opening of my awareness metaphysically.
Sandra D, USA
Anxiety is gone and I can focus better.
Destiny P, USA
Extreme calmness, good social involvement and change in attitude.
Predeep P, India
Tracy J, USA
I have noticed an overall sense of calm.
Sherri S, Canada
Peaceful, more contented. I felt I’ve found my calling.
Elaine C, USA
I am more compassionate towards others and more forgiving with myself.
Sheanah R, USA
Inspiration, divinity, people being satisfied.
Shirley B, South Africa
IBS is totally manageable. Pain is manageable. Life is more peaceful.
Tina L, USA
Way more serene and accepting. A feeling of belonging in the world.
Caroline G, Canada
I am able to handle stressful situations more effectively.
Calmer, more patience.
Connection to self and others.
Carolyn K, Australia
Changed my life completely. More thoughtful, more patient, more forgiving.
Pradyumna C, India
Ability to regain my emotional balance more quickly. More compassion for others.
Victoria S, USA
My overall emotional, physical, and spiritual health has improved.
Neelam S, India
Improvement in overall quality of life.
Yvette QP, USA
Recovery from pain and sickness is quicker.
Alvin T, Australia
I have been giving myself Reiki during this pandemic and it has been helpful. I have more good days than bad.
Linda B, USA
Overall health and sleep quality.
Frederic B, France
Decreased stress. Decreased anger issues. Return of normal liver enzymes.
Karen A, USA
Peace, comfortable with who I am.
Being able to help myself with my health.
Amanda S, UK
I am much happier, I am vegan, I am healthier.
More peace of mind.
More at peace.
Sandra B, Netherlands
I've learned surrender, acceptance, and gratitude. Reiki led me on a path of self-discovery and acceptance for which I'll always be grateful.
Michelle R, USA
More self-confidence, self-love. Generally happier.
Suzanne B, Canada
More relaxed and at peace.
Improved spiritual clarity and sense.
Colin G, South Africa
My ability to accept and love all of creation has accelerated. I am so seldom stressed, frustrated or angry that I sometimes marvel at this condition.
Donna S, USA
My entire life has changed, I have fallen into my life purpose. I live in gratitude and joy.
Andrea R, South Africa
PTSD symptoms significantly improved.
Relaxed Mind. Less Stress. Healthier.
Anonymous, Sultanate of Oman
Great improvement in arthritis pain and discomfort.
John R, USA
Better sleep and being able to release things more easily.
My height phobia is gone.
Priyanka G, India
More grounded. More at peace. More assured that things will work out. More flow with life!
Kelly B, USA
At peace with all aspects of being.
Lesley G, USA
More self-love, less self-judgmental, more energy, more happiness.
Van W, Netherlands
At peace with whatever comes my way.
Better outlook on life.
Lisa G, USA
Successfully managed crises.
Inderjit J, India
Calmer and self-love.
Valeria C, Italy
Feeling very empowered.
Brea L., United States
Have a sense of peace and purpose.
Crystal R, USA
My mood has significantly improved. I am much more balanced. My type 1 diabetes has improved by leaps and bounds. I am more motivated and focused on making healthy life-style changes.
Pam C, USA
Improved overall well-being.
Maria B, Romania
Improved sleep and overall wellness.
Valerie M, USA
Cheryl M, USA
I am much calmer. MUCH calmer.
Kat D, USA
I am calmer.
Jojo F, UK
I feel I have a major tool to use, which gives me more confidence and a sense of safety.
I am less anxious. I feel I have befriended myself. I trust myself more and know I can help myself with Reiki no matter what life brings me.
Carol W, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Physical improvement in my lower extremities.
Richard S, USA
Lisa C, UK
My spiritual journey continues to open up. I am much happier and open to receiving and giving. I am a more loving person these days.
Carol C, USA
Peace, Calmness, Positive Feelings.
Alok K, India
More positive outlook.
Mary-Jane K, United States
Gratitude peace and more joy.
Happier and energised. Thoughts are positive, self-doubt is acknowledged and healed. Self-awareness at healing issues are much better. Went off medication for depression. Chronic fatigue and body aches gone.
A R, UK
I am no longer suicidal.
Jamie S, Canada
I have been empowered to take my life in the direction that I have always wanted to but didn't do any of this until I became attuned to Reiki.
Sharon P, UK
A deeper connection with myself. Deeper intuitions and overall better health.
Sakuntla K, South Africa
I feel guided in life.
Karin P, Italy
Increased self-confidence and self-love.
Carol D, Canada
I can cure my headaches without painkillers.
Pat B, USA
More self-confident, better trust in life, let go more easily, more shining, less blockages, more peaceful.
Florence D, France
My love, understanding and compassion. My strength and confidence. My connection to “all that is”. My joy.
R Munn, UK
Self-confidence, direction and self-care.
Giuditta M, UK
More patience and calmness.
Bhavani S, India
More peaceful and kindness.
I have a new connection with spirit which helps me with all areas of my life. I have coping mechanisms for stress which keeps my body out of stress and pain.
Jo G, UK
Overall improvement in quality of life.
Kathleen J., USA
Helps in physical and emotional healing.
Pennie D, Australia
Happiness with being able to help others as well as myself.
Chandra C., USA
My spirituality amped up and I can feel a stronger connection to energy.
Jen B., USA
Less stress and anxiety, better digestion and sleep.
More focused and less emotional attachment.
Louise B, Canada
A sense of connection with the universe.
Spirituality. Contentment in helping others.
Mary E, USA
The ability to empower myself and others.
Nicky M, UK
A sense of something greater and desire to connect with this.
Marianne R, USA
A passion for life.
Awakening. Vibration. A lot has changed and the way I look at life is completely different.
Dee Le, Vietnam
I have noticed less stress, more relaxation and less anxiety.
Emilija P, Serbia
I am more creative. Reiki opens up a new world for self-development, I am more active and more self-confident.
More at peace and able to easily help any pains that come up.
Rebecca C., Canada
More peaceful and very forgiving.
Carol L, UK
Vojislava B., Serbia
Life improvement in all areas.
Calmness, increased intuition, hope.
Kelly S, USA
My mental state and ability to handle life has improved.
Jennifer V, Canada
My life did change 200% me getting to know Reiki was the best that could have happened to me. To be able to teach and treat other peoples is a joy for me and the people.
Better awareness of feelings, emotions. Better management of negative emotions such as anger.
Esther M, Singapore
I am more creative, have more peace and more energy.
Hanka S, Germany
I feel so much more content and calm.
Ally P, South Africa
Much calmer and open.
Phillip T, USA
Reiki has definitely made me more mellow and sensitive at the same time. I have much more empathy and altruism than before.
Bill D, USA
Shinder B, Canada
I am in control of my life now, whereas before my emotions and moods controlled me.
Barbara M, USA
I feel more in control of myself.
Peace and Self-Confidence.
I am calmer and feel more focused in life.
Jen W, UK
Better overall state of mind and health.
Beverly M, USA
Overall well-being improved.
Sense of self connected with universal consciousness.
Michele C, USA
Calm and composed.
Nagesh A, India
Much more in tune with our spiritual connection and universal consciousness.
A sense of inner peace and less worry.
I am more thoughtful and compassionate.
My life has completely changed and I am a better person for it.
Rev. Dr. Beth B, USA
Reiki has led to all sorts of positive expansion in my life.
More peaceful and connected, massive spiritual growth.
Barbara A, USA
More intuition and spiritual.
My overall well-being and sense of self has improved.
Desirae F, USA
Feeling more connected and grounded.
Sibylle Z, Canada
Now I express myself.
Maria Stella F, Italy
Feeling of wholeness.
Karen H, USA
I can centre myself more quickly using mindfulness techniques, I no longer struggle with “monkey mind.”
Patt C, USA
Stress reduction, more peace in my house.
More focused, at peace, more accepting. Less anxiety, stress.
I am more centred, confident and at ease.
Marion H, Germany
It has been a journey of self-discovery. I am calm, more at peace and patient.
Rosmarie R, South Africa
Feeling more calm.
Carol, South Africa
I have become a calmer person.
Calmer more spiritual.
Believe, positivity, hopeful, feeling younger than my age, happiness.
Shaista Huma, Pakistan
I am now patient and less anxious.
Michelle H, UK
I am much more aligned with the rhythm of the Universe and it has helped me connect to other like-minded individuals.
Coral N., USA
I feel a lot more compassion and love for others and self-love is much better!
Managing emotions, great sleep, gratitude, sense of belonging by being able to help others.
M J, USA
Monet T, South Africa
I become more patient to others and listen more.
Self-love, grounded and more confident in intuition.
Beverley W, South Africa
My temperament improved.
Christopher W, USA
I am more at peace with myself, certain that my fears are gone, more harmony in my family.
Marinella B, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Overall calmness in myself, I know who I am.
R Collins, South Africa
Improved self-esteem and self-confidence.
Fernanda A, Brazil
Inner peace and connection.
Alexa R, South Africa
Changed my career and my personal wellness.
Balance and an awareness of myself and gentleness with my feelings.
R Ramnath, South Africa
My life is balanced. My emotions are balanced. There is peace in my world.
Tamara S, South Africa
Spirituality has awakened and intuition has increased significantly
Christine P, UK
Instead of being constantly driven by fear, life force is peace and calm.
Increased confidence and calm.
Louise R, Australia
Rosita T, Chile
Feeling calmer, better able to deal with life.
Self-confidence and calm mind.
Santosh M, India
Better quality of life.
I am more at peace with myself and the world.
Increased patience, more periods of joy, increased curiosity.
Niki K, Canada
Hetal N, India
Now I am very happy and I have significant changes in mental, emotional and physical health.
Krishna S.A.T., India
Anil P, India
After having Reiki, my self-esteem and confidence level has improved.
Sangeeta K, India
Better outlook in life.
Positivity, confidence, energetic.
Better quality of life.
Asthma has improved by 80%.
Anxiety has gone WAY down. There's pain relief when drugs don’t help, my relationship with food improved.
Ganeesha PJ, Trinidad and Tobago
Positive behaviour, more energetic and self-love.
Better person. Higher vibrations.
Nora D, Argentina
Namrata C, India
Bifin M, India
Not as easily effected/influenced/ and less responsive to others’ negative energy/emotions.
I feel more peaceful and calm.
Greater stamina, more agile, not easily stress out.
Mind, body and soul uplifting.
NR shah, India
Dramatic change in my health.
Rakesh K, India
Improved positivity and self-confidence.
Sarada , India
Connection to divine energy.
Paul G, USA
Better outlook on life.
Karen V, USA
Focused, less anxiety.
D K, Namibia
Heart palpitation has stabilized. Chest pain has significantly reduced. Calmer and sleep better.
Beatrixe T, Singapore
Severe migraine has almost disappeared.
Jorunn M, Norway
Feeling great all the time. Always happy to help others. Better spiritual life.
Gilles C, Canada
More creativity and resilience.
More energy and peace.
Sondra B, USA
I am more focused and peaceful.
Sabire S, Spain
Improved physical strength.
Pallavi B, Singapore
I am a more centred person.
James GR, UK
Katja S., Germany
Anxiety, stress and depression not as hard hitting.
Michael M, USA
A sense of calm and not getting angry with people.
L.J. Thomas, Australia
Heightened compassion, empathic qualities and joy.
Karen R, USA
The ability to see different possibilities.
Sage M, Qatar
Abundance and contentment. Finding my life path and constant confirmation of it.
Natasha B, USA
Lucia W, Brazil
Life turned positive.
Tine D, Germany
Instant relaxation at my fingertips.
Deeper connection to Life and Reality.
Bob W., USA
Mental and emotional freedom, and peace.
Brian B, USA
I am free from lower back issue of more than 20 years.
Rie K, Singapore
My love for others has increased. I feel more compassionate towards others. Decisions are easier to make.
Sandi R. R., USA
I am so much happier.
Luana R, USA
Self-love, confidence, desire to help others.
J Herman, Croatia
Shift in energy, work and romance.
Vanz, South Africa
More considerate in my actions.
Improvement in mental health and emotional well-being.
Sheetal Patel, India
More grounded, more calm.
Tina E., Sweden
Helps the way I handle setbacks in life.
I feel calmer and happier overall.
Beth B, Singapore
All aspects of my life are supported.
More energy in daily life.
Feeling more connected to my inner self.
A sense of connection with everyone I meet, a certainty that there is a way forward for us all, and access to energy that boosts everything I do.
Acceptance with life challenges. Able to let it go. Able to move on to the next experience.
Arielle Benadi, Israel
More confident and powerful. More energy and clarity.
Ruth K.K., USA
Better balance emotionally and I chose a completely different career that is a much better fit.
Christine M, USA
Greater Peace, Love, Joy and Compassion. It has been and continues to be a higher level and perspective of discovering, understanding, myself and others.
No longer sick. Learned patience. No longer believe that "I know it all better than you do".
I am less worried and concerned about everything around me.
Sonka C., Germany
Health, patience, enjoyment of life, better relationships.
Calmness in difficult situations.
Flossy S, UK
Being more conscious.
Giato J , Germany
More self-confidence; where is the flu I had twice a year? More compassion for others, courage to hold lectures, more trust in general, feeling of being younger than my age.
A lifting of my mood and more positive attitude.
I have become more clear/aware about where I experience energy in myself, others and my life.
Inge H, The Netherlands
Overall physical and mental balance. Less stress, depression and anxiety.
Constadina V, USA
I changed job, met new people, my life situation changed and there is more contentment, harmony and peace.
Balance in work/self-care.
William K, USA
Connection with others, and community. Self-confidence. Intuition.
Kristin B, UK
Peaceful and loving.
B I, Germany
Confidence and calm.
Anne S, USA
Tod R, USA
Clearer and healthier body and mind and spirit.
Lucia O, UK
Growth in my own personal life.
Every aspect of my life has improved - physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. My health and well-being are so much better. My relationships have improved.
Sarah K, UK
Independence and self-esteem.
Inna U, Israel
Happier, less stress, no back pain, positivity.
More relaxed, less stress and anxiety.
Sandra G, Australia
More confidence, more freedom.
Sabine H., Germany
Calmness, centeredness, trusting that solutions to problems will be revealed.
Dana K, Canada
Confidence, self-love, personal growth. Better decision-making.
Douglas F., USA
Kathy C, USA
More relaxed, no more migraine, more spiritually connected.
The biggest improvement has been successfully managing my general anxiety and panic disorders without needing medication anymore. It has been the single most important benefit I’ve witnessed in my life.
Nicholas P., USA
The seeking has ended. Content being who I am and to let life live itself through me as me.
I am much happier.
RC Morse, UK
Greater sense of awareness and spiritual connections.
Increase in confidence, more at peace with the world.
Feel very peaceful and contented.
Kuljeet K, Singapore
Melissa L., Finland