Category: Reiki

Is Distance Reiki Just as Effective?

POSTED BY ginntree | 06.01.16

Many Reiki practitioners offer Distance Reiki sessions. What does that mean and does it work? First we must understand what Reiki is and how it works. The word “Reiki” breaks down to this: “Rei” – universal, trascendental spirit, essence “Ki” – Qi (Chi) or life force energy, the energetic building block of life Life force…

What Is Integrative Reiki?

POSTED BY ginntree | 03.09.16

What is Integrative Reiki? Is it different than a other Reiki sessions? Every Reiki practitioner has their own style. Because Reiki is so versatile, it can be given and received in a myriad of environments, positions, and potentially by anyone. Some practitioners use Reiki for self-care, others incorporate Reiki with traditional and alternative medicine, while some prefer to use…

Forcing vs Pushing

POSTED BY ginntree | 08.04.15

I have struggled with weight and self-love for much of my life. But the age of the Internet and social media has made access to articles full of practical health tips, inspiring stories, and deliciously healthy recipes as easy as PIE (mmmm pie). One trend that intrigues me is the idea that ‘loving me’ means allowing me to…

Reiki Tips: At Home Use

POSTED BY ginntree | 07.14.15

Can’t find time to make an appointment with your Reiki practitioner? Here are a few simple ways you can incorporate Reiki into your daily life to keep you going (many of these involve charging items with Reiki beforehand for use at any time): Bedtime As you lay in bed, set your intention, lay your hands in…

Cords & Karmic Bands

POSTED BY ginntree | 06.17.15

One of my dear friends had a co-worker that wiggled her way into my friend’s comfort zone. It started out in a charming way, as many unhealthy relationships do. They became close very quickly, but just as quickly, this co-worker began to mother, smother, and criticize her. A strong note of jealousy blossomed from the co-worker as her true insecurities revealed themselves. My…


POSTED BY ginntree | 04.13.15

March was an especially reflective month for me and several other people in my life. Most of my self reflection focused on some of the more difficult and emotional moments in my past. I became tired but unable to sleep well. That exhaustion morphed into emotional vulnerability, making it very easy for someone or something to irritate me….