Shielding and Reiki – Part 1

This article is the first part of a series on Shielding and Reiki. In this article, I would like to discuss the necessity of shielding while giving Reiki. Many people believe that because Reiki is about projecting energy only, that there is no need to shield. If the energy is constantly going out, then you […]

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My Prologue

The story of my spiritual path may begin in 2004, as I mentioned here, but the prologue to that story definitely began in 2000, the year my mother died from cancer. I had left the small consulting firm where I had worked for two years, and I had a job teaching part time at a […]

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Reiki Self-Treatment Hand Positions

Self-healing is an important part of your personal development and self-discovery. Reiki is not just a tool for healing; it also brings protection, prevention and personal transformation on all levels. As you progress along your new path, inevitably you will come up against obstacles and setbacks in your life that often seem like the whole […]

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What Makes a Good Distance Reiki Course?

There are a lot of people offering distance Reiki certification. Distance learning has existed for years. Attunements are the only thing that makes a Reiki course different from others. See my articles on Attunements and Distance Attunements for some specifics on their place in Reiki. Instead, I would like to talk about the rest of the Reiki course […]

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Thoughts on the Origins of the Reiki Story

A lot of teachers still teach the Reiki Story – or the Traditional History of Reiki, in their Reiki 1 classes. And while the Reiki Story teaches many lessons, I don’t think we can describe it as history any longer. The Reiki Story came from a telephone interview given by Hawayo Takata many years ago. Many […]

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