What are the Meridians?

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In many forms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the meridians are used to heal the body in various ways. Three of the most common ways of using meridians to enhance health and well-being are acupuncture, acupressure, and Reiki. In the West, acupuncture and acupressure are the most familiar forms of meridian therapy. Reiki has been growing in interest and popularity … Read More

What Are The Main Reiki Hand Positions?

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Reiki is commonly referred to as hands-on healing. It is a form of healing based on both Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic, or traditional Indian medicine. Both have been practiced for more than 5,000 years. It was systematized as reiki in the late 1800s by Mikao Usui of Japan. We can describe it as a form of energy work. … Read More

Chakra System

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What are Chakras? I have been reading a lot about Chakras and find it very intriguing and vital when doing energy work. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, ‘Chakra’s are any of several points of physical or spiritual energy in the human body according to philosophy.’ The function of the chakras is to draw in Rei “Higher Power” or “God Force” and … Read More

Why is Medical Meditation Beneficial to Me?

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Use Medical Meditations for your benefit. Integrative medicine involves conventional and alternative therapies to prevent and treat disease, promoting overall health and well-being. Medical Meditation, part of this modality, is a complementary healing approach that focuses on the whole person: mind, body, and spirit. The practice uses focused mental clarity with the intent to overcome a specific medical condition to promote … Read More

What are Complementary and Alternative Medicine?

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The Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine defines Holistic Medicine as “the art and science of healing that addresses the care of the whole person – body, mind, and spirit.  The practice of holistic medicine integrates conventional and complementary therapies to promote optimal health and to prevent and treat disease by mitigating causes.” What are Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM)? According … Read More