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Reiki Revelations: From Skepticism to Healing Harmony – Your Journey Starts Here

"The energy that flows through us is the same energy that heals us. Reiki is the gentle touch that reminds us of our interconnectedness with the universe, guiding us on a journey of healing and self-discovery."

Reiki ~ Energy Healing
The word Reiki comes from the Japanese word (Rei) which means "Universal Life" and (Ki) which means "Energy".

Energy healing? Seriously? Yes, I was skeptical and remained oblivious to it for many years. In my quest for self-discovery, the concept of Reiki kept surfacing. I tried to grasp it by researching however, it eluded my understanding. The idea lingered in my mind, and my curiosity drove me to dive deeper. 

I eventually stumbled upon a course that seemed tailored for someone like me, who was essentially a novice. A Level 1 course spanning eight weeks, with three hours per week, promised to unravel the mysteries and provide me with a better comprehension of this intriguing practice. I was hooked and continued to Level 4 - Masters.

I was genuinely surprised to find others who, like me, were skeptical about energy healing. I mean, if there's not a lot of research, and we can't see or feel it, how can it be true? Right?

I have to share, once I tossed aside my doubts and gave Reiki a shot, I was blown away by how I felt afterward. It was like I'd just had a top-notch full-body massage – so relaxed and refreshed. To be honest, it took until my third session for me to feel this amazing. The first two times, I felt good but wasn't entirely sure. Still, I had this strong desire to go back for more. And now, I have the privilege of sharing this incredible sensation with everyone.

Embark on this transformative journey with me, as we unveil the mysteries of Reiki and discover the profound benefits of energy healing.

Unveiling Reiki: Tapping into the Healing Power of Energy

Reiki, as an alternative therapy, uniquely promotes well-being by aligning the body, mind, and spirit to foster harmony and balance. Recognizing that energy is vital for both happiness and health, Reiki sessions aim to induce deep relaxation, reduce stress, and evoke a profound sense of peace. 

In our fast-paced world, energy stagnation or blockages can lead to physical and emotional imbalances. Reiki's guiding influence on the flow of energy through the body and chakra centers addresses these issues, clearing blockages and revitalizing stagnant energy to restore balance.

As a straightforward, natural, and secure approach to spiritual healing and personal growth, Reiki is accessible to all, consistently yielding positive outcomes for various illnesses and conditions. Its seamless integration with medical and therapeutic practices aids in alleviating side effects and supporting overall recovery.

That being said, Reiki practitioners do not provide diagnoses, treatments, cures, or preventive measures for diseases or illnesses. While I have confidence that Reiki can aid in alleviating symptoms, I still advise seeking guidance from a licensed health professional when necessary. Collaboratively, we can address and work towards resolving any underlying issues together.

Embark on this transformative journey with me, as we unveil the mysteries of Reiki and discover the profound benefits of energy healing. Whether you're a skeptic or a curious seeker, the following revelations may just reshape your perspective on well-being and offer a path to a harmonious and revitalized life.

Hands-On Harmony: The Transformative Touch of In-Person Reiki

An in-person Reiki session offers a unique and noticeable experience, underscoring the importance of the physical connection between the practitioner and recipient. Throughout these sessions, the practitioner lays their hands directly on or slightly above the recipient's body, enabling the direct flow of healing energy. This hands-on approach fosters an immediate and intimate connection, instilling feelings of comfort and reassurance. Recipients frequently feel the warmth and gentle touch of the practitioner, intensifying their state of relaxation. Ultimately, an in-person Reiki session facilitates a deeply personal and instantaneous exchange of healing energy, enriching the therapeutic journey as a whole. Experience the power of direct touch and its profound impact on relaxation and connection.

Soulful Connections: Embracing the Magic of Distance Reiki

Were you aware that you can experience distant Reiki right from the comfort of your home? Physical contact isn't necessary for practitioners to channel life force and facilitate healing. As an energy healing modality, Reiki allows practitioners to employ their minds, intentions, and the principles of physics to support healing remotely. This modality serves as a reminder of our inherent interconnectedness, urging us to shed the illusion of separation. For those who prefer the flexibility of receiving healing energy in familiar surroundings, distant Reiki offers a unique and powerful experience. Explore the magic of distance healing and its potential impact on your well-being.

For me, distant Reiki is the preferred choice. Why? It grants me the freedom to be in an environment of my choosing, allowing for easy relaxation and a sense of peace. No need to deal with traffic, unforeseen issues, or rush to an office across town, potentially causing lateness or cancellations. Such disruptions can cause discomfort and prolong the time it takes for the practitioner to help me unwind. Having Reiki in the comfort of my own home or while connecting with nature outdoors feels like the most optimal approach for me. However, I do recognize that some individuals appreciate the practitioner's environment and the tactile experience of hands-on healing.

Bridging Energies: Decoding the In-Person vs. Distance Reiki Duality

The primary distinction between a distant Reiki session and an in-person one lies in the absence of physical contact when the practitioner and recipient are not in the same location. While physical touch can be comforting, it's not essential for channeling Reiki. The most potent approach to distant Reiki involves recognizing the absence of separation among us, understanding our interconnectedness, and acknowledging our ability to sense each other and tap into infinite consciousness.

Navigating the Afterglow of Reiki

During a healing cycle following a Reiki session, prioritize rest and hydration by drinking plenty of fresh water. Tune in to your body's signals—it may crave gentle exercise, sleep, or meditation. Opt for easily digestible foods and steer clear of items like gluten, dairy, sugar, alcohol, and meat. Above all, refrain from questioning, judging, or interrupting the healing process. Detoxification effects may precede feelings of improvement, constituting a natural aspect of energetic transformation. Practice patience and self-compassion as you adapt to your revitalized aura.

Individuals might sense a lightness, increased joy, or a heightened sense of ease. However, they may also undergo a brief healing cycle during which the body, heart, and mind adjust to the new energies. This adjustment phase could manifest as tiredness, soreness, headaches, intensified emotions, or heightened awareness of one's mindset. 

It's a natural part of the healing process, as stored energies rise to the surface before being released. Engaging in meditation or jotting down thoughts in a journal can assist in mindfully integrating these energies. Observing shifts in perspectives, emotions, interactions, and reactions over the following weeks and months is encouraged. Staying curious about personal evolution is key.

Thank you for joining me on this transformative journey into the realm of Reiki. From skepticism to experiencing profound benefits, this energy healing practice has unveiled its mysteries in unexpected ways. Whether you're drawn to the hands-on harmony of in-person Reiki, the soulful connections of distance healing, or exploring the duality between the two, the healing power of energy awaits. If intrigued or curious, feel free to reach out and explore the possibilities. Energy healing might be the missing piece to your path of self-discovery. Embrace the magic; let the journey unfold. If interested, contact me to embark on your own Reiki experience and discover the transformative power of energy healing.

For daily affirmation, check out my Facebook Page Energy Waves or Instagram Page for Daily Moon sign, phase, and affirmations Moon Waves.

For further details on scheduling a session with me, visit my Reiki page or feel free to email me at

Love, Light, Much Gratitude ♥️

Pamela Yakelashek


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