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Why Reiki

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The two most common questions I have been asked since starting my business are why did you choose Reiki, Michelle, and what can Reiki do for me?

I experienced my first Reiki session over twenty years ago. I was sick – really sick. Modern Western medicine had failed me and given up on me. No one knew what was wrong with me, but they felt certain I wouldn’t live to drive a car. I was in so much pain that I was okay with that. Life wasn’t worth living. It just hurt too damn much.

But my mother refused to give up on me. I am her only child, and she was not going to stand idly by and watch me die. So she, a registered nurse, turned away from Western medicine and started looking for holistic solutions.

Her search led us to a chiropractor who recommended some alternative treatments to help detoxify my blood. She also suggested Reiki to help with my pain. I was skeptical. There were days I hurt so badly that I couldn’t stand the sensation of my clothing touching my skin. I definitely did not want a stranger touching me. What was this weird Reiki energy stuff going to do to help? Mostly, I wanted to prove everyone wrong. They couldn’t save me; there was no hope for me.

Turns out, I was the one who was wrong. I don’t like to admit that, but in this case it’s the truth. I don’t remember much from that first Reiki session, but I do remember feeling more at peace than I had in over a year. That deep sense of calm that I experienced was enough to convince me that there was something to this Reiki stuff. I couldn’t see it, but I could definitely feel it.

Reiki treatments helped get me through that incredibly dark time in my life. They helped reduce my pain and gave me back my ability to cope with my life. So twenty years later, when I knew I was ready to change my life, I felt called to become a Reiki practitioner. I wanted to share the peace, love, and joy that I had always experienced with Reiki.

So what can Reiki do for you? Well, what are you in need of? Do you need pain relief? Stress reduction? Increased energy? Better quality of sleep? A sense of peace and well-being? The ability to enjoy life again? Reiki is the loving energy of the universe. It can provide what you need and are ready to receive. The possibilities are endless. So, what is it that you want from life? What changes do you desire? Let me help you on your path to becoming your best self. Let me help you find your joy.


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