Stress is the side-effects of your body being put on full alert when you are threatened physically or mentally

Having your way of life threatened may not on paper look the same as having your physical life threatened, but they both can trigger your flight or fight response. 

Japanese REiki can open your awarenessStress can cause headaches, sore muscles, rapid heart rate, loss of appetite, teeth grinding, declined sex drive, dizziness, stomach ulcers, high blood pressure, lack of energy, indigestion, insomnia, weak immunity, fatigue, slow concentration, low self-confidence, frequent anger, uneasiness, panic attacks, mood swings, nervousness, depressions, feeling as though you could burst to tears, and more of the things you do not want.

That is one long list especially when you add in the diseases triggered by stress, making stress enemy number one

The good thing is that, you can avoid stress or melt it without drugs or long hours in therapy. 

Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai heal mind, body and spirit together, which melts stress. In my Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai classes you learn Japanese exercises and techniques, and meditations.  When you are able to melt stress all those side-effects that take a toll on your mental and physical health begin to heal. 

It is estimated by the major health journals that over 240,000,000 people are daily experiencing negative symptoms caused by stress.   If stress is effecting your life you probably do not care about the statistics, you simply want it erased.  Having a safe raft to navigate through the swamp of artificial energy and the negative happenings around the world reported by the media is a way to avoid stress.

In meditation you open the doors to release thoughts of what you should do, must have, must say, and more; you go into a tranquil stillness where you have the power.

When you daily experience the tranquil stillness of meditation you can form the habit of bringing calm into you daily life.  Meditations and exercises in both Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai help you to expand your awareness without ego. 

If something is physically going to hurt you, your fight or flight response is a welcome ally that shuts down in a few minutes when it is no longer required. 

On the other hand, physiological threats can have your body on full alert for days, weeks, months and even years. This can take an exhausting toll on your mind, body and spirit. Your fight or flight response causes your body to release adrenaline and cortisol, raise sugar level in your blood, and more.

Elevated cortisol levels interfere with learning and memory, lower immune function and bone density, increase weight gain, plus all the negative things that stress causes. 

Meditation can lower cortisol levels and reduce anxiety, which is why at certain times listening to the guided meditations on the CD ‘Finding Your Solutions’ moves from a luxury to a necessity.

 My original guided meditations and the meditations I guide you through in classes provide you with that safe raft.  The raft taking you into that tranquil place where there is no one to judge you and no reason to judge yourself.  

Have you ever noticed how people who focus on their passion in life and not their problems are most often happy with their life?  When you are guided to look beyond your problems you can connect with your passion in life.

In Finding Your Solutions you are first guided into a state of relaxation that is right for you at that time, and then to the place where only solutions grow. CDs may be old school, but with headphones there are no distractions to one of the most beneficial ancient practices–change your thoughts and change your life.  Guied meditation CD The first program on Finding Your Solutions introduces you to easily going into meditation.  Listening to program one for ten days you can find yourself easily going into meditation; listening to program two for 21 days you may find yourself looking beyond problems for the solutions.

The second program  takes you to that beautiful place in nature where you can leave worries, and all the must haves and must dos of the world behind, and simply enjoy being in a place where there are only solutions.

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The tranquil place you slip into during meditation is void of fear, anger and tapes of problems playing over and over  in your mind. In meditation your body has no need to mobilize all its resources to deal with what your left brain sees as threatening, so your fight of flight response is put on hold. Add Gendai Reiki-ho or Komyo Reiki Kai to that and you have a restorative rhythm forming in your mind, body and spirit.

 Just as light is the opposite of dark, meditation is the opposite of stress.  

Meditation takes you into a peaceful place where there is no chatter.  Being in this peaceful place melts stress, allows you to think more clearly, boosts your immune system, erases the fear that is not helpful. and move forward in the way that is best for you. 

In Shoden, the first level of Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai, as you learn how to easily weave Usui Reiki into your life you learn how simple ways of life can improve your immune system.  The last short simple line of the Usui Gokai, which you learn in Shoden, shows how to strengthen your immune system and raise your serotonin levels.  <learn Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai>

Remember the saying that the wind from one door closing blows open another.  When stress and doubt have their hold on you, your view of that open door can be blocked. The more hectic your life becomes, the more open it is to stress.   Your busiest of days can be smoother when you pause and go into a calm state.



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