Problems in Life Despite Reiki? Read This

Just like not every plant has the same growing conditions, not every human being has the same life conditions. It is unfair to compare.

Recently someone on the forum asked why people seem to have problems despite practicing Reiki and meditation regularly, whereas other ‘normal’ people who did absolutely nothing seemed to go about their lives just fine. Were the Reiki channels doing something wrong? Here’s Ashwita’s reply. 

Scientific thinking can go completely haywire if you start off on the wrong footing, and you’ve made two faulty assumptions here:
1) everyone has problems of the same level, and the same threshold of pain/ disturbance
2) Reiki solves all problems

both premises are completely flawed. There are many who live happy lives, that learn and practice Reiki and have nothing much to say, because they’re still comfortable. You will rarely hear their voices, and that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. There are many others who have very problematic lives, suffering from extreme hardships, childhood trauma, lack of stability financially and otherwise, lack of emotional support, etc.

One major factor we tend to miss among these ‘happy’ people is that these people almost always have a support system. Many people who come for Reiki don’t, apart from generally being more damaged as well. So while those ‘happy’ people will bug their grandmothers or spouses with questions, these people ask here because they have no one else they can turn to for guidance. I put happy in quotes because they have their share of troubles too, they hurt and torment others too, they just don’t talk about it. After Reiki people do, that’s all.

Also, it is a very common trait to expect Reiki to fix everything. Why did I get a red signal when I still do Reiki, why did my boss shout at me if I still do Reiki? 🙄

Reiki is really a vehicle to take you on a long, deep spiritual journey but people are more busy trying to investigate the potholes instead. To imagine that Reiki fixes everything is a big illusion. Nothing fixes everything, because if everything was fixed you would be dead, there would be nothing to keep you alive. Challenges keep you growing, keep you thriving.

Even so, before you ask someone – ‘you do Reiki, but still you are so…. angry/ mean/ lazy/ tired/ etc’, ask them where they started from.
Because in life, not everyone starts at the same point.

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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