Reach your Optimum Weight with Reiki

While some people seem to be able to eat all they want without ever putting on weight, others seem to gain weight by just breathing. Before we try to alter our weight, it is important to let go of social conditioning and our ideas of ‘fit’ and ‘beautiful’. Many perfectly well balanced women come to me trying to lose weight, because they don’t look like the model on Vogue, and this sort of chase can end up damaging the body.

My experience has led me to believe that fat is nothing but un-cried tears, and no matter how much dieting and exercise one does, the lost weight will eventually come back unless these issues are healed. Many people gain even more weight than before, because the body probably now also carries the trauma of the forced regimen. Weight can be balanced through a few different steps.

Heal your Relationship with your Body

If a judgmental person who doesn’t accept you for who you are tried to give you advice, chances are quite high that you wouldn’t want to listen at all, let alone follow their advice. It is the same with our body. The body refuses to heal if we judge it and are keen on ‘fixing’ it. The body needs love, more than anything else.

Stand in front of a mirror and look at your body. Become aware of any emotions you feel – discomfort, anger, frustration, or anything else. Allow these emotions to surface, and draw the emotional healing symbol to resolve your emotions.

Once you feel a little calmer (it is ok if you don’t – in that case skip the next few steps until the day you do feel calmer), close your eyes and draw the distant healing symbol inside yourself, to connect with your body. Become aware of the energy circulating throughout your whole body and allow yourself to feel love for your wonderful physical manifestation. It may not be perfect, but this is the vehicle that allows you to enjoy the blissful pleasures of life. It deserves to be loved, doesn’t it? Seal the love with the power symbol.

Heal your food

Healing your food is a very important step in healing the body. This article will give you more information on how you can heal your food. While healing the food, it is very helpful to request Reiki to help you connect with the food deeply, and to help you stop when your body has received all it needs.

For digestion to be proper and effective, it is very important to eat slowly. Take smaller bites. Chew a little more than usual. If you have a tendency to eat very fast and it is hard to change that habit, try making eating a Reiki healing process – draw one symbol mentally between each morsel. That will give the stomach some time to process the food.

Heal your Digestive System

Start with healing your stomach. When the stomach expands due to continuous over eating, it loses the capacity to let the brain know that it has received enough food. Draw the distant healing symbol on the stomach and talk to your stomach, requesting it to let you know when to stop. Follow that up with the emotional healing symbol, to heal all the trauma that the stomach has been through in the process of over eating and fluctuating levels of acid. Slowly you can also start healing the spleen, the liver and the intestines.

Heal your Emotions

Identify the parts of your body that seem to gain weight more easily, and the zones that seem more resilient. The parts that hold on to fat easily are the parts of your body that are holding on to pain, and need healing.

Take one body part at a time, starting with areas that have less fat, and give plenty of Reiki to this area, massaging it with gentle strokes often. It is fine to work on both sides – for example, if you want to start with your arms or your love handles, you can work on both sides simultaneously.

Request Reiki to bring the issues related to this pain to the forefront, so that it can be healed. Make a request that most of the healing be done during deep sleep, and the remaining during waking hours. You might sometimes find that emotional issues come up for healing during this phase – sit back and relax, it is just a release.

Replacing the Weight

As you heal yourself more and more, you could start giving Reiki to your whole body before you sleep, requesting Reiki to take the excess weight to wherever else in the world it was required. Note that this will work after your emotional issues are resolved, so make sure you’ve begun that process already.

Be Patient

It takes a little time for significant changes, so give it a few months. You may or may not see changes immediately, and it is likely that you might experience waves of weight loss – as if the process worked for a while, then stopped, then worked again, and so on. This is normal, because the body needs a rest between cycles of healing. Just continue supporting the body, and give it all the love it needs, to heal.

Author of ‘Healing Through Reiki’, Ashwita learned Reiki in 1997, and started teaching it in 2006. She now incorporates other forms of energy healing, as well as hypnotherapy and past life therapy in her work. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, crafts, reading and painting.

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