I started writing this post as “Reiki for Hospice Staff and Volunteers” and then realized that I write a lot about “Reiki for <this group of people> and <that condition>,” so I thought it would be useful to get clear on what Reiki is “for” and what it is “not for.”
Reiki is for:
- women, men, children
- people who are sick or healthy
- the stressed out
- cancer patients, survivors, and families
- nurses, doctors, therapists, bodyworkers, lawyers, athletes, musicians
- moms, dads, coaches, teachers
- hospice staff and volunteers
- people with fibromyalgia, allergies, migraines, insomnia, anxiety, depression, or PTSD
- blessing your food
- increasing gratitude in your life
- helping others and yourself
- finding your keys and fixing things*
- skillful speech
- comprehension, confidence, clarity, and cohesion
- working with difficult emotions
- finding your true calling
- connecting with the universe
The list could go on and on. When we say: Reiki is complementary with any treatment or medication and can be used to treat all types of conditions, this is what we mean. It is universal life-force energy and its application is universal. There are no counter-indications.
Reiki is not for:
- mind reading
- use as a replacement for proper medical treatment when that is called for
- harming others or yourself
Reiki is for increasing love, light, and healing in your life. It is not for things that decrease love and light.
So the next time someone asks you what Reiki is for, you can say: Reiki is for whatever you need to achieve your highest healing good. Reiki is always for that!
*Take a Reiki 2 Class to find out more about using the Reiki symbols in everyday life!