Discover The Nuances That Crippled My Confidence And Prevented Me From Practicing Reiki Efficiently
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The truth is that you don’t know what you don’t know.
Sometimes it’s right in front of your eyes, and yet you’re not able to see it.
You tend to focus on distractions instead of doing the simple things that can actually move you forward.
Directing your attention towards an outcome that’s not suitable for your present state is a way to further yourself from the actual goal you want to reach.
It sounds crazy, I know.
But don’t worry.
It’s very common.
I was the victim of my own enthusiasm many times over.
I thought that by focusing on the end goal, my intention will be clear, and things will move in the right direction.
While this is true to some extent, it can become a problem sooner than one might think.
Even if the intention was good, and even if having a clear goal is important, for some reason, the process was pulling me away from the desired result.
Not achieving what I thought I should in the short run made my confidence levels drop.
Being less sensitive also contributed to my already growing lack of self-trust.
I later understood that there are nuances in-between that make all the difference.
It’s strange, but when you acknowledge this small detail, it’s like the universe finally decides to work in your favor.
The thing is …
We all practice Reiki for different reasons. And, each type of outcome requires another set of tools.
Time is the most important of all.
Looking to relax using Reiki requires less time than healing deep emotional traumas.
Maybe sometimes advanced techniques are required.
But what’s been proven time and time again is that regardless of the complexity of the issue, consistent practice is what moves the needle.
Still … you might fear you’re doing things wrong, especially if you’re not feeling the energy flowing.
Even if there’s some truth to that, Reiki works no matter how you do it.
Yet, it’s not uncommon for practitioners to focus on the wrong thing, which messes their expectations, and eventually pulls them away from what Reiki is all about.
The results you think you should get fail to surface.
And, it’s even possible to quit practicing altogether.
STOP Fighting The Symptoms
“How can the same person become either a confident Reiki practitioner or a confused healing seeker?”
It’s because …
Most people fall victim to the illusion of “complex”.
This makes them believe that doing the fundamentals is not enough for what they need. All those other techniques look more appealing because of their specificity.
They are clearly the answer.
Until they are not …
That’s because complex can only work if you master the basics. And, if you don’t do the simple stuff, you are 100% guaranteed to fail.
And skip steps.
That’s when you lose interest, which is a result of lacking self-trust.
Self-trust is a symptom of a deeper issue: not understanding how to reach your end goal.
Becoming aware of this small detail can have a huge positive impact on your overall mindset (and results).
I would argue that it’s the crucial piece that can build or break your confidence.
Techniques can be learned.
You gain experience through practice.
But if you lose self-trust, everything goes downhill from there.
Knowing this, you can now make an informed decision moving forward.
You can either keep fighting the symptoms and stay stuck in the hamster wheel, or you can choose to address the real problem, make progress, and transform your dreams into reality.
Why The Regular Approach To Reiki Is Flawed
You want to see results.
We all do.
But when you feel lost and you’re not even sure that it’s worth the effort, results look different.
Nobody tells you that.
When you haven’t practiced in a while, or even after a 2-day crash course, you might fear doing something amiss. Maybe you think you need to know everything before you get started, which is not only a bad idea but also unrealistic.
Don’t get me wrong. Having a clear end-goal is a good thing.
Without it, it’s like driving at night, on a foggy and unfamiliar country road, without navigation, and only an approximate destination.
But you also have to be careful.
At this stage, you don’t want to focus on obtaining something specific. You should rather learn how to get there.
Thinking only about the end-goal is a recipe for disaster. Because results take time, it can easily lead to disappointment and frustration.
This is when people give up.
And it’s not even their fault because they don’t know any better.
But now, you do!
Instead of falling victim to dreams that are impossible to manifest today, aim for a tangible outcome, and enjoy the reality that can take you there.
If, for example, you want to lower your anxiety levels, work towards this goal with daily self-treatments. A 30 odd minutes Reiki session is a more reasonable aim.
It’s easy to achieve.
Anyone can do it.
And you know how “done” looks like.
Don’t try to comprehend all the techniques and symbols at once. You can revisit them once you’re ready to enhance your practice.
Better yet, work to implement the Reiki self-treatment in your daily routine and be happy when this becomes a habit.
Celebrate each session and mark it as a success.
You’re now making progress.
It’s a powerful strategy that can make your journey enjoyable and satisfying.
The “Reiki Refresher I-II – The Path To Self-Trust Through Guided Information” can support you on this journey. It fills the gap between chaotically assembled material and a guided way of making progress.
You have the power to change within you.
It’s the outside influences that clutter your true potential.
With small but well-planned steps, you can build the confidence you need to achieve the results that have been eluding you.
After many months of struggle, I realized that this is a process of 4 easy to follow steps.
I can’t speak for others, but I prefer to make the most out of my time and focus on the practice itself instead of looking for answers and counting that as work.