General Animal Reiki Articles
This page is the place for you to read about all things animal Reiki! You’ll find articles about Reiki’s healing benefits for shelter animals, how Reiki can help heal compassion fatigue in animal caregivers, and even how chocolate can teach us about animal Reiki! There are also several articles about what exactly animal Reiki “is,” including one written especially for vet techs. It’s not always easy to explain animal Reiki to others, but hopefully these articles will shed some clarity on animal Reiki’s meaning and help you in your next Reiki conversation. A common theme throughout many of these articles is the fact that Reiki starts with you, and radiates a beautiful peaceful and compassionate space that helps others to heal as well! CLICK HERE for a supportive audio course, “Heal Yourself, Heal Your Animals,” that will share important tips and powerful techniques for interspecies connection and healing.
1. Animal Reiki = compassion. Those of us with a passion to help shelter/sanctuary animals know what difficult work it is. On the one hand, we feel an inner mission to rescue animals who are in trouble, to comfort animals who are traumatized and to help abused animals back to a place of health and … Compassion Fatigue and Animal Rescue: How Reiki Can Help Read More »
1) What is your animal Reiki experience? Learning the types of animals they work with and how long they have been practicing with animals specifically can give you a clear idea about the type of animals they enjoy working with as well as their comfort level with different animal healing scenarios. Sometimes they have been … 8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Animal Reiki Practitioner or Teacher Read More »
There are so many reasons to love Reiki for animals! Those of us who have been practicing for a long time (or even a short time) know this well. But next time you find yourself talking to someone about why you love it, keep in mind some of these mainstream reasons why it’s the GO … 3 Reasons Animal Reiki Rocks! Read More »
I love this quote because it helps us to remember what a miracle life is! For me, my animal Reiki practice is something that brings magic and miracles to my life every single day. Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the … The Reiki Gifts of Healing: Earth and Sky Read More »
Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment.-Thich Nhat Hanh Each lifelong relationship between and animal and his person is a unique heart-to-heart dance: elegant, graceful and flowing. To be able to be present with an open heart is a … Healing Beyond Words with Animal Reiki Read More »
Hmmm, chocolate and Reiki for animals…related? I say yes! I had the distinct pleasure of visiting Switzerland this past May. As I ate my way through every chocolatier in the Lake Geneva district, you may have thought wow all she wants to do is eat chocolate. Well, yes perhaps that is true, however I’m here … Lessons from Swiss Chocolate on Animal Reiki Read More »
We need another and a wiser and perhaps a more mystical concept of animals… In a world older and more complete than ours they move finished and complete, gifted with extensions of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear. They are not brethren, they are not underlings; … Reiju and Animals: When, How, and Most Importantly, Why? Read More »
Last year I spent time at a Reiki retreat at the beautiful Sequoia Retreat Center in northern California. Part of our days were spent in the conference room with floor to ceiling windows looking out over the beautiful redwood trees, but every day we also spent some time doing Reiki exercises outdoors in nature.
Keep your heart clear And transparent, And you will Never be bound. A single disturbed thought Creates ten thousand distractions. ―Ryokan