Reiki

Integrative Treatment Options for Long-Term COVID-19 Symptoms

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Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has infected more than 20 million people and caused hundreds of thousands of deaths in the U.S. Most people who recover from COVID-19 return to normal health, but some suffer long-term effects which range from mild to severe and can last weeks or months after recovery from the Read More

Reiki Distance Healing

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What is Reiki? Reiki is both a way of being and a form of energy healing. For more about the benefits of Reiki, check out our Reiki page, and also see below under Sources/Resources. Reiki can be effective at helping with stress, anxiety, and pain, among other things. Why Distance or Absentee Healing? There are Read More

Defining Discipline & Commitment Within Reiki

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Take a deeper look into the Reiki Precepts and you will find discipline and commitment. The Reiki precepts in Japanese (with English translation) Kyo dakewa (today only) Ikaru na (do not anger) Shinpai suna (do not worry) Kansha shite (be grateful) Gyo o hageme (practice diligently) Hito ni shinsetus ni (Show compassion to yourself and Read More

Reiki Precepts: Show Compassion

This is probably one of the more challenging Reiki precepts: “Show compassion to yourself and others.” It is very easy to show compassion to others, but for many it is more difficult to show compassion to yourself. What do Reiki precepts truly mean? Compassion isn’t just loving, or even unconditional love for that matter. Showing Read More

Type of Reiki Taught & Practiced at CCHW

Calandra Center for Health & Wellness offers the Traditional Japanese style of Reiki, which is distinct from the Usui-Hayashi-Takata lineage most commonly taught in the West. Traditional Japanese Reiki focuses on self-development, and offers a very broad understanding of the system of Reiki.  We understand that some people may resonate more strongly with the Usui Read More

Reiki and the Catholic Church

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Let’s just be honest. When people hear the word Reiki some automatically think one of two things: “This is woowoo”, or “This is against my religion.” Someone recently asked me, “How does Reiki effect my Christian Religion and belief system?” What a wonderful question! I love questions. It says to me that you are at Read More