Many people who have never before tried any kind of energy healing therapy often wonder what a session entails. There can be some apprehension around trying this alternative therapy, especially when it may be unknown what energy healing feels like. For those who have never tried it before and are curious about the sensations that surround energy healing, we can take a look at what they may be able to expect.
Description of what may happen during energy healing
Healing can be different for each individual, depending on what the predominant ailment is. Most often, clients who are receiving healing treatments like Reiki can feel a sense of overall relaxation. But the immediate versus lasting effects of energy healing may entail mental, emotional, or physical relief, or a combination. The most common questions about energy healing sessions include:
Is it like sleeping?
During a session clients may feel a sense of calm, and may be relaxed to the point of falling asleep. Some clients stay in a natural form of sedation, but are alert so they can feel the sensations that may come as a result of the therapy.
Do I feel the energy?
There may be a few different sensations that you can feel during a session. Physical feelings have been reported such as that of heat or warmth, “tingling” sensations, or sensing a light pressure or a fluid-like wave wash over you.
What do I perceive during a session?
Sometimes clients feel something like an electrical current, or have a feeling of “lightness.” It may also be possible to have other sensory reactions, such as seeing colors, lights or images, or hearing bells ringing.
How do I feel afterwards?
It's possible that you feel an immediate reaction to the energy healing, but you may feel residual effects that appear several hours or days later. Since energy healing can be about balance and realigning chakras, it may take some time for the effects to be prominent. Prolonged use of healing therapies and repeated sessions will increase the result and after effects.
Where does the energy come from?
It is a common misconception that the energy comes from the healer themselves. This, however is not true. The universal energy is only passing through the healer, who acts as a "gateway" to the client. Healers are able to harness this energy, and allow it to pass through their own chakras as a way to reach the client. This is why it is so important for healers to practice their own holistic health and wellbeing.
Can it harm me?
Energy healing therapy can never do any harm to a person or a healer. It will never hurt, or worsen symptoms of pain or imbalance. For some, it may take time to feel the full effects of healing, but no one needs to fear that it may be an unpleasant or painful experience.
There may be some apprehension from those who have never tried complementary and alternative medicine before. But energy healing therapy will only work to benefit the client, and can be an excellent solution for prolonged or chronic mental, emotional, or physical ailments. If you are unsure of how you may react to energy healing, speak to a healer, and have confidence that it will be a relaxing and enjoyable experience.
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