Having the ability to give your self Reiki every day is a crucial a part of your personal self-healing. As a result of Reiki works holistically, your use of it helps the entire of you—physique, thoughts, feelings and spirit—to achieve a state of concord and stability. A necessary a part of this self-healing is giving your self a every day self-treatment.
Throughout your Reiki 1 course you have to be proven the hand positions (often about 12) for giving your self a Reiki therapy, and your Reiki Grasp might also embrace some further hand positions for sure situations. I like to recommend that when self-treating, every hand place is held for between three and 5 minutes, so a full therapy would take someplace between thirty-six minutes and an hour. This may clearly depend on what time you've gotten obtainable, and if completely vital the time for every hand place might be shortened to 1 or two minutes. A bit of Reiki is healthier than no Reiki in any respect and you'll maybe give your self an extra-long therapy one other day.
By way of timing, there are CDs and tapes obtainable of mild music in three- or five-minute slots particularly made to be used when doing Reiki therapies, so these is perhaps useful. I discover it best to rely the seconds silently—it turns the therapy into a sort of meditation and in any case I choose to maintain my eyes closed so I can't see the clock, though I discover its rhythmic ticking helps me to rely the seconds on the proper pace.
The extra follow you get in self-treatment, the simpler it will likely be to only let the power dictate the time you want in every hand place, and even precisely the place your palms must be positioned. Nevertheless, if you're all the time dashing your self-treatment, permitting your self much less and fewer time, maybe it is best to ask your self why. Why are you able to not spare about half an hour for your self? Don’t you are feeling you deserve it? Or are you residing life at too hectic a tempo? Are you giving your wants too little precedence, dashing round after everybody else as a substitute? Giving Reiki to your self is a loving act and giving your self some loving consideration shouldn't be egocentric. It's wise. If you happen to really feel beloved and cherished—even when it is just by your self—then you should have extra love to offer to others, too.
Self-treatments might be carried out virtually wherever and at any time of day, however they're extra snug if you're mendacity in mattress or sitting in a snug chair in order that your physique and arms are effectively supported. For me, the very best time is simply after I've woken up within the morning—although I do set my alarm clock to ring once more about 40 minutes later in case I get so relaxed that I drift again to sleep.
It is usually actually nice to do a self-treatment the very last thing at night time earlier than you fall asleep, though if you're drained you in all probability won't get a lot previous the fourth or fifth hand place earlier than drifting off into peaceable slumber. Doing a Reiki self-treatment is due to this fact glorious you probably have hassle attending to sleep or in case you get up in the course of the night time and can't get again to sleep once more.
After all, your self-treatment doesn't all the time should be on the identical time every day—you possibly can select some extent that's handy to you, as a result of it must be one thing you take pleasure in doing for your self, not one thing you are feeling pressured to do. You possibly can strive it simply after the youngsters have left for college or in your lunch break; it's even doable whereas sitting on a bus or prepare in case you commute.
The advantages of giving your self every day self-treatments are cumulative—the extra Reiki you obtain, the higher Reiki is ready to take away blockages and promote deep therapeutic on all ranges. As soon as it turns into a behavior, you'll in all probability discover that you just actually miss it if for some cause you don’t give your self a therapy, as a result of aside from its well being advantages additionally it is a really nice, meditative expertise.
One factor I must level out is that if you end up treating your self you hardly ever get as a lot sensation in your palms as if you end up treating different folks. I've been self-treating since 1991, and until I'm treating specific areas of my physique which might be sore, aching or injured, I don’t really feel something in my palms in any respect—and lots of of my college students report the identical factor. Don’t fear—this doesn't imply the Reiki shouldn't be flowing; you'll in all probability get different indications, anyway, similar to feeling very relaxed.
In case your palms do turn out to be scorching, chilly or tingly when treating particular areas, nonetheless, or if the a part of your physique that you're treating is experiencing comparable sensations, this could point out that extra Reiki is required, so do please depart your palms in place till the feeling diminishes. There isn't a must time the hand positions to the precise second. The timings are a tough information, and there's no cause why you can not have your palms in the identical place for half an hour or extra in case you really feel you must.