Energy Healing Techniques
5 Holistic Ways To Restore Health
Rising health care costs have causes people worldwide to seek out alternative health energy healing techniques to help them maintain wellness in their lives. Of the thousands of alternative practices available, one that is gaining ground the field of holistic health are a variety of energy healing techniques.
Holistic practitioners who work with healing energy to restore health believe that we are all filled with universal life-force energy. It is the essence of our being, our consciousness, our soul. When it is flowing freely, health prevails. When the flow of our life force energy is low, becomes restricted, disrupted or diminished, we experience illness and disease. By using healing energy, our life-force energy, thus our health, can be restored.
Energy healing can take on many forms including reiki, guided imagery, acupuncture, acupressure, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), sound therapy and crystal healing. This ever-growing list can create confusion for those just starting to explore the world of alternative and holistic health. Figuring out what is out there and which method is right for you can be a daunting task especially if you are a beginner.
Practitioners who utilize these alternative methods can often be found right in your own community. If you are looking for someone who specializes in energy healing, search online or in the yellow pages to find a holistic practitioner near you.
With that said, not all practices performed by energy healers require you to come into their offices. Many can work with you over the phone from the comfort of your own home. You will receive the same health benefits as working one-on-one with these holistic practitioners.
Here is a list of some of the most popular energy healing techniques.
Since the earliest of times, the laying on of hands has been used to help restore individuals to a state of health and harmony – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Reiki is a natural and safe method of spiritual healing. Reiki involves the transfer of energy from practitioner to patient, where it enhances the body’s natural ability to heal itself through the balancing of energy.
Reiki is a powerful and gentle form of energy healing. It can be used to help break up negative thought forms and limiting emotions, as well as to help bring about physical health. It also has many additional beneficial effects including stress relief, relaxation and the creation of feelings of peace, security and well-being.
Acupuncture / Acupressure
The ancient eastern art of acupuncture and acupressure are energy-healing treatments to restore the movement of life-force energy to the meridians. Holistic practitioners who utilize acupuncture and acupressure believe that blockages within the meridians lead to ill health and disease.
A needle or physical pressure is applied to specific acupuncture points to along the meridians clear energy obstructions. Through the stimulation of the acupuncture points, health is achieved by restoring balance and circulation to fluids in the body and its life-force energy. Acupuncture and acupressure as energy healing therapies are often looked toward to relieve physical pain and improve overall health and well-being.
Guided imagery is a powerful alternative health technique that employs the power of the mind to help produce changes in the body. Sometimes called mental imagery or visualization, it uses suggestions to guide your imagination to a relaxed and focused state.
Professional athletes to enhance their performance use guided imagery. Research indicates that it has a positive impact on health and can be used to heal the body. It and. This holistic treatment has a long history of reducing anxiety and can be used to resolve old emotional wounds and increase self-esteem. As a alternative health technique, guided imagery is easy to learn, simple to do and is safe and effective.
Throughout the centuries, gems and crystals have been prized not only for their beauty but for their therapeutic effect. Crystal healing is a holistic health therapy that utilizes healing stones to promote well-being. The stones used during a session each have different healing properties, from supporting grounding to helping to open us up to our higher selves.
Crystals and other healing stones work on many levels, physically, emotionally and spiritually. During a session, a crystal healer may place various stones or crystals on your body to support the movement of life-force energy. The location where the stones are placed may align with the body’s chakras. There are many benefits to crystal therapy, but the results will vary from person to person.
EFT / Emotional Freedom Technique
A recent addition to the arsenal of energy healing is a technique called Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT for short. Sometimes referred to as “tapping”, is a simple to learn yet profound alternative health method. EFT, like acupuncture, is a meridian based therapy. Individuals who utilize EFT for healing tap a variety of points on the body, which activate the meridian.
The simplicity of EFT makes it a powerhouse when discussing energy-healing techniques. It is easy to learn, you do not have to purchase any equipment to do it and its effects can be experienced within minutes.
Energy healing is a safe, non-invasive way to take care of yourself and your loved ones. If you have not experienced the benefits of one of these holistic techniques, contact an experienced energy healer and schedule a session today.
By: Rita Louise, PhD © Copyright Rita Louise, Inc. – www.medical-intuitives.com 2014. All rights reserved.