The mental health benefits of meditation include better focus and concentration, improved self-awareness and self-esteem, lower levels of stress and anxiety, and fostering kindness. Meditation also has benefits for your physical health, as it can improve your tolerance for pain and help fight substance addiction.
Reiki Healing/ Spiritual/ energy healing
According to the International Association of Reiki Professionals (IARP), “Reiki is [a] subtle and effective form of energy healing using spiritually guided life force energy… [p]racticed in every country of the world.” While often considered to be spiritual in nature, Reiki is not “[a]ffiliated with any particular religion or religious practice.”
Spiritual or energy healers believe that ‘energy’ in your body affects your mental and physical health.
Reiki is a well-known energy healing therapy in England. A therapist puts their hands on, or above, your body in certain places. They believe that they can channel energy into you to help healing. You keep your clothes on while they do this. You can sit or lie down.
There is not much research into the effects of Reiki on mental health. But research has shown that it may help with symptoms of depression. It may also help feelings of stress, anxiety, and insomnia.
Spiritual and meditative art
Using meditation and mindfulness to do art. This is a very unique and very new way to do art. Using guided meditation to do art technique. This is a great way to relax and calm and to create your own art.
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