One of the main themes of this year’s Beltane message, channeled from the Shining Ones, was that of creating pockets of Qi-rich energy. There are many ways to do this:             Meditation             Yoga             Qigong             Reiki             Shinrin Yoku (forest bathing) Ritual And many more practices. Reiki is an excellent introduction to creating and maintaining lifeforce Qi, because as we practice Reiki, we become more aware of our own unique lifeforce. Yoga and Qigong focus on breath and movement. Being aware of lifeforce Qi as we practice specific movements helps us become aware of the flow of lifeforce around us. Meditation and ShinrinRead More →

  Invoking I’ve talked before about invoking and banishing. Invoking is bringing in or inviting in energy. Banishing is creating a boundary where certain energies are no longer welcome. Because of its inviting energy, invoking is done in the morning. It is a beginning. Because of the boundaries created, banishing is done at night. Banishing is an ending. Less is said about invoking than banishing so I want to talk a bit about what invoking is and some ideas of how to use it. Because invoking invites energies into your space, it is essential that your being and environment be clear and ready to receiveRead More →

  One of the biggest challenges in the current pandemic has been keeping people safe while still being able to offer helpful energy sessions. A good way to safely offer sessions is to offer distant sessions.   Reiki level II brings up the idea of the “Distant Symbol.” This reminds us that the space we perceive between us is just that—a perception. Offering a Distant Energy Session is just as effective as being in the same room. With the ability to use Zoom, Facetime and other video conferencing tools, working via distance has never been easier.   What is a Distant Energy Session Like? YourRead More →

Anchoring in Energies by Kriss Erickson   As Lightworkers, one of our tasks in each lifetime is to anchor in beneficial energies. Those energies can be any virtuous theme: love, compassion, generosity, benevolence, kindness, gratitude, and many more.   One way to determine which energy or energies you have been sent to anchor in is to look at repeating themes in your life. Sometimes the energies are straightforward, and other times, the energy is expressed through reversal.   For example, if you are often put into circumstances where you are asked to give when you have a little extra, an energy you anchor could beRead More →

Often, while sharing an energy session, messages will come through specifically for the person receiving the energy. Though some of the messages are specific, most have to do with the energies the recipient has invited into her life.   When I receive messages, they come as impressions, ideas and frequencies—in other words, they come in code that I need to translate enough to help the person. These messages are meant to be Words of Life—guiding principles to help empower the recipient. How they are translated makes a huge impact on how easily they can be understood and used.   A Couple Examples   A commonRead More →

Polarity is the north-south tension between opposite poles. When your body is balanced, the polarity is equal and balanced, which encourages the energies to flow freely in your body, mind and energy fields.  Daily stresses, illnesses and environmental interferences such as microwaves or EMF waves can disrupt the natural, balanced polarity of your being. When this happens, energy gets stuck, meaning it is frozen or even reversed. Where it gets stuck depends on your constitution. Energy that remains stuck will eventually affect other areas.   Since energy flows between north and south poles, when energy has become stuck, there is no flow. This can beRead More →

The Reiki Harmonic: A Simple, Powerful Energetic Tool by Kriss Erickson   Over the years, we’ve been blessed with many gifts from Reiki Source, including three energy portals in our yard. In the summer of 2012, at an outdoor Reiki share group that my husband, Michael, and I were hosting, we were given a special gift from the sentient Reiki Source.   How we structure our Reiki shares is that we first offer a short meditation to ground and center the group, then share group Reiki around massage tables. Four to six Reiki Practitioners share with the person on the table. Each person cooperates with theRead More →

Using Reiki to Cut Unhealthy Ties by Kriss Erickson   I don’t know about you, but somehow, every few months, despite my sincerest efforts to be practical, my closet needs to be cleared out. Some items never make it onto my person, others fade and become worn. Even cherished items, like the embroidered denim jeans that I got so many compliments on that I thought I’d never part with, eventually outlive their usefulness.   I always feel good after clearing out a closet, drawer or other area. Even if my room was otherwise spotless, the atmosphere feels lighter and brighter after a clearing.   ClearingRead More →

Dealing With Challenging Energy in Reiki Sessions by Kriss Erickson   Since Reiki is Universal Lifeforce energy, it will attract all kinds of people. Some will seek help for a physical ailment. Others will simply want energy balancing. Because Reiki helps to support and balance energy, some of those drawn to you could have challenging energetic or emotional issues.   As a Certified Counselor in the State of Washington, I found, especially in the beginning of my Reiki practice, that a fairly high number of people with challenging emotional issues sought me out. Though my bottom line is, and has always been, that as energyRead More →

Reiki Practice Tips: Staying Within Your Scope of Practice   According to Wikipedia: “The Scope of Practice describes the procedures, actions, and processes that a healthcare practitioner is permitted to undertake in keeping with the terms of their professional license.”   Though a Reiki Practitioner does not have the same type of professional license as a nurse, doctor, chiropractor or counselor, we still need to be aware of what a Reiki recipient is asking us to do, as well as remaining aware of our own scope of practice.   As energy workers, it can be tempting to remove all barriers, and simply handle whatever comes ourRead More →