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Introduction to Reiki: Understanding the Benefits and Practices

Hey there, radiant souls! 🌟 Welcome back to De La Divine, where we infuse a bit of magic and a lot of practicality into your spiritual journey. Today, we’re diving into the world of Reiki—a practice that's as mystical as it is practical. Ready to get enlightened and aligned? Let’s dive in!



What is Reiki? The Lowdown

Reiki is a Japanese healing technique (also traced back to Kemet) that involves channeling energy to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Think of it as a cosmic hug that balances your body’s energy flow. It’s like tuning your radio to the perfect station—no more static, just pure, harmonious vibes.



Picture This: You, a Reiki Master in the Making

Imagine yourself lying on a comfortable table, soft music playing, and the gentle touch of a Reiki practitioner’s hands hovering over your body. Warmth and tranquility wash over you as energy flows to where it’s needed most. Are you open to the energy?



The Benefits of Reiki: More Than Just Relaxation

Reiki isn’t just about feeling good (although that’s a huge part of it). Here’s what else you can expect:

  1. Stress Reduction: Bye-bye, anxiety! Reiki helps you chill out and find your zen.

  2. Pain Relief: From headaches to chronic pain, Reiki can soothe those aches and pains.

  3. Emotional Balance: Feeling a bit off? Reiki helps to stabilize your emotions and clear mental fog.

  4. Spiritual Growth: Deepen your connection with your inner self and the universe.

Personal Experience Alert: I remember my first Reiki session like it was yesterday.  It was a distant session, the practitioner went over everything I should expect. During the session I had a complete out of body experience where I saw myself performing reiki on myself. It was profound and pushed me to learn more about reiki and I soon after became a Reiki Master so that I could teach others about this transformative practice.


Chakra Awareness: The Secret Sauce

Now, let’s talk chakras—the seven energy centers in your body that play a crucial role in your overall well-being. Here’s a quick rundown:

  1. Root Chakra (Muladhara): Located at the base of your spine, it’s all about grounding and survival.

  2. Sacral Chakra (Svadhisthana): Just below your belly button, it’s your pleasure and creativity center.

  3. Solar Plexus Chakra (Manipura): In your stomach area, it’s the seat of your personal power.

  4. Heart Chakra (Anahata): Center of your chest, it’s the hub of love and compassion.

  5. Throat Chakra (Vishuddha): At your throat, it’s your communication powerhouse.

  6. Third Eye Chakra (Ajna): Between your eyebrows, it’s your intuition and insight.

  7. Crown Chakra (Sahasrara): Top of your head, it’s your connection to the divine.



Practical Steps to Start Your Reiki Journey

  1. Find a Certified Reiki Practitioner(ME)lol: Look for someone with good vibes and solid credentials. Trust your intuition!

  2. Self-Reiki Practice: Learn the basics and practice on yourself. Place your hands on or above each chakra, breathe deeply, and visualize healing energy flowing through you.

  3. Chakra Meditation: Focus on each chakra, visualize its color, and imagine it spinning freely and brightly. This can enhance your Reiki practice and overall energy flow.

  4. Daily Reiki Rituals: Incorporate Reiki into your daily routine. Start your morning with a quick self-Reiki session or end your day by clearing any negative energy.



Embrace the Journey

Reiki is a beautiful, nurturing practice that aligns perfectly with our mission here at de la Divine. Whether you're looking to heal, grow, or simply find a bit more peace in your life, Reiki has something to offer. Embrace the journey with an open heart and a curious mind. Remember, every step you take is a step towards greater harmony and joy.


Dive into Reiki with the same zest and sass that you bring to everything else in life. It’s a path of self-discovery, healing, and profound connection. And remember, darling, you’re not alone on this journey. We’re here to support, guide, and cheer you on every step of the way.


With love and light,

The Indigenous Goddess,

LaGoddess Shay El,

Sage Of The Oracle


Feel free to share your Reiki experiences in the comments below. Let’s learn and grow together, one energy shift at a time. 🌸


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