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How Energy Healing Heals Blockages

Updated: Aug 15, 2022

The form of energy healing called Reiki literally changed my life. It raised my vibration and my consciousness. It gave me the power to move beyond anxiety. It gave me strength in finding my own self-worth, self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-respect. It empowered me because it taught me to empower myself!

So how can energy healing actually do all of this?

We are energetic beings and everything is energy. Scientists have proven this to be true.

We have an invisible energy body surrounding our physical body called the aura. The aura has layers and each one has different functions and is associated with a different chakra. And each chakra and layer of the aura both have an effect on different areas of the physical body. The chakras and acupuncture points are openings for energy to flow into and out of the energy body.

We experience the exchange of energy in the forms of seeing, hearing, feeling, sensing, intuiting, or direct knowing. It is important to open the chakras and increase our energy flow, because the more energy we let flow, the healthier we are.

Illness in the system is caused by an imbalance of energy or a blocking of the flow of energy. In other words, a lack of flow in the human energy system eventually leads to disease. It also distorts our perceptions and dampens our feelings and therefore interferes with a happy experience of living a joyful life.

So what causes an imbalance or block in the flow of energy? Many people have been conditioned to react to unpleasant experiences by blocking or lessening their feelings and emotional responses, which stops a great deal of their natural energy flow. For example, if a person is rejected many times when she tries to show her love, she eventually stops showing her love by trying to stop the inner feelings of love. In order to do this, she will have to stop the energy flow through the heart chakra primarily as the center for love and compassion. But the energy flow in the solar plexus chakra and sacral chakra will slow as well because she doesn't believe in herself and trust herself and her feelings- each of the chakras is connected to the other chakras in its own way. It's rare that just one chakra is out of alignment.

When the energy flow is stopped or slowed, the functionality of the chakras is affected. Eventually, a physical problem will very likely result if the energy does not start to flow smoothly again.

This same process works for all the chakras. When a person blocks whatever experiences she is having, she blocks her chakras, which block the flow of universal life force energy (Reiki!). Disrupted, weakened, blocked, or imbalanced chakras can all be caused by many situations occurring in our lives, such as:

  • emotional or physical trauma

  • injury

  • negative self-talk

  • toxicity

  • nutritional depletion

  • destructive lifestyle and relationships

  • neglect of self and lack of love for oneself or others

  • emotions that are not expressed in a healthy way

  • childhood traumas

  • cultural conditioning

  • limited belief system

  • bad habits

  • lack of attention

We all face difficulties in life, and in our own way, each of us develops a coping strategy (or strategies) to match these difficulties. If the difficulties persist, the coping strategies become chronic patterns, anchored in the body and psyche as defense structures. It is important to recognize the blocks we carry, find and understand their source, then heal them.

Energy healing like Reiki is excellent for healing any physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual issues.

Long-term practice of whole-body energy healing will restore the general condition of the body. It will open the energy channels, which will allow the body to deal properly and naturally with stress and the build-up of toxins, along with coping with anxiety and depression.

Some of the potential health benefits of receiving energy healing include:

– creating deep relaxation and aiding the body in releasing stress and tension

– accelerating the body's self-healing abilities

– aiding in better sleep

– reducing blood pressure

– aiding in soothing or healing acute injuries and chronic problems (asthma, eczema, headaches, etc.)

–aiding in breaking addictions

– helping relieve pain

– removing energy blockages and adjusting the flow of energy in the endocrine system, bringing the body into balance and harmony

– assisting the body in cleaning itself from toxins

– reducing some of the side effects of drugs and helping the body recover from drug therapy after surgery and chemotherapy

– supporting the immune system

– increasing vitality and postponing the aging process

– raising the vibrational frequency of the body

– helping with spiritual growth

– aiding in emotional clearing

– and SO much more!

Energy Healing changes you from the inside out. The main thing to remember is that body, mind, soul AND energy body, are one indivisible whole. The simple, non-invasive healing practices of energy healing work with the higher self of the receiver (person) to promote the health and well-being of the entire physical, emotional, mental and spiritual body. When energy healing is combined with a sincere and talented healer, total healing can occur. A totally NEW you can emerge in time!

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