Sad Anniversary for Qigong

This year marks a decade from a very sad event not only for the Qigong community, but also for the entire humankind: the ban on Falun Gong and the wave of persecutions against its practitioners that followed. Maybe not everybody knows or remembers the development of the events, so I will give here a short […]

The Benefits of Reiki for Hospitalized Clients

Complementary therapies are increasingly recognized as therapeutic in today’s hospital setting. Reiki is a healing energy practice that has been shown to enhance the results of medical interventions and treatments. Reiki is inexpensive, easy to learn and convinient for the client to receive. Research shows the benefits of Reiki include a relaxation response, a decrease in pain, and improved quality of life. This article will describe what Reiki is, list the benefits Reiki, provide a review of the literature and present personal experiences from a Reiki practitioner. The responses of patients who have received Reiki will be discussed and finally why nurses should use Reiki in the hospital as an adjunct to other nursing interventions will be explained.

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  All men dream: but not equally.
  Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity.
  But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible.

T.E. Lawrence

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