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Kathy Yvanovich

Reiki is good for... when you need a breaklifting your spirits, lightening your mood silence a chatterbox mind relieve anxiousness and stress, relax instead quickly connect with your true, authentic, wondrous inner self stop a debilitating habit think more positively, attract positive outcomes simply feel better with higher vibes every day.   sleep better spirit release and healing spirit attachments - if something strange is... [read more]

Kathy Yvanovich

"Just for today,  do not anger.Do not worry,  and be filled with gratitude.Devote yourself to your work. Be kind to people.Usui Reiki Treatment for the improvement of body and mind." The founder, Usui Mikao Kyo dake wa Ikaru-na Shinpai suna Kansha shite Gyo o hage me Hito ni shin-setsu ni

Kathy Yvanovich

Reiki as defined by the Oxford English dictionary is: "A healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient's body and restore physical and emotional well-being."  However, it is widely accepted that reiki can be given and... [read more]

Kathy Yvanovich

What is Reiki? Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are... [read more]

Gabrielle Anya Rafello

The secret to sensitivity - let's begin by creating greater self awareness

Posted by Gabrielle Anya Rafello 2124 Days Ago


My work involves supporting many clients who could be described as being highly gifted or highly sensitive and I have created a questionnaire to identify what the common traits are and exercises that can help them find ways to stay in balance, which I would love to share here.  People who are sensitive can be very open to the energy... [read more]

Kate Jones

Reiki Energy, Reiki Way

Posted by Kate Jones 2407 Days Ago


The word 'Reiki' is often translated as 'universal life energy'.  However the word 'Reiki' has also come to refer not only to this energy, but also to the way or system of practising.  All Reiki ways of practice begin with the founder of this healing art: Mikao Usui.  He offered Reiki healing to beggars in Kyoto, but... [read more]

Laura Smith

The Effects of Distance Reiki Healing

Posted by Laura Smith 2451 Days Ago


For me the experience of learning Reiki level two was a very powerful emotional and deep cleansing journey that I will never forget. At the time my life was a bit of a rollercoaster with many changes taking place rapidly. I was going through the motions of emigrating to America, dealing with difficult paperwork and feeling... [read more]

Sally Richards

Reiki: A Natural Healing System for Health and Wellbeing

Posted by Sally Richards 2493 Days Ago


Reiki Natural Healing (Usui Shiki Ryoho)  After hearing about Reiki a few times, eventually I decided that Reiki was something that I needed in my life, to help me to move on from life’s troubles and illness. I was in a tunnel, having lost my career, health, and vitality to ill health.  It’s as if Reiki comes... [read more]

Georgiana Monckton

How Reiki can help with Chronic Pain

Posted by Georgiana Monckton 2564 Days Ago


There are many people today out there in this stressful world who suffer from terrible pain which can sometimes become chronic. It can manifest anywhere in the body from neck to shoulders to lower back. Quite often there will be no specific diagnosis which can leave the person in some ways more frustrated because there is... [read more]

Tripuri Dunne

I first heard this phrase when I attended a workshop in Germany with Phyllis Lei Furumoto. I was fascinated by the concept of looking at our Reiki practice from different angles. Cornerstones,  if you will, recognisable stages in the journey and yet constantly interacting with each other all the time, like a beautiful weave of personal... [read more]

Kate Jones

150 Years since the Birth of Reiki's Founder Usui Sensei

Posted by Kate Jones 2617 Days Ago


On 15 August 1865 a Japanese man named Mikao Usui was born and all over the world people are celebrating this anniversary.  Like so many others,  I am constantly grateful for the miracle of his discovery of this wonderful healing method we call Reiki.   He developed a simple, accessible way for any human being to have... [read more]

Georgiana Monckton

My Reiki Experience in Sarajevo

Posted by Georgiana Monckton 2618 Days Ago


I have chosen to write about my own experience with Reiki during my 2 week stay helping the War victims in Sarajevo. These amazing couple of weeks showed me just what an impact a Reiki has on people who came to me with anything and everything that was having some sort of negative impact on their... [read more]

Jenny Newman

The war in Bosnia

Posted by Jenny Newman 2621 Days Ago


My Return to Bosnia My decision to return to Sarajevo was mixed with the desire to treat the brave people of the city and to try and understand the reasons why the war was started and the results of the horror. I travelled with one of my students, Danielle, from London, and Sandy, an Aromatherapist from Somerset. ... [read more]

Angela Abbott

Sometimes referred to as remote treatments these go one step further than simply having the hands off the body when giving Reiki. With a distance treatment the client can be in a different room, building, town or even country than the person giving Reiki. That’s right, there can be hundreds or thousands of miles between the... [read more]