Reiki and Cancer: Compassion for Our Community
This post is about community and sharing. It is about compassion and giving of ourselves in a purposeful way with meaningful intention.
I have written in the past about the helpful benefits of Reiki, for cancer patients at all stages of diagnosis and treatment. I was contacted by a gentlemen recently diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to Asbestos. Fortunately he has found support and guidance through patient advocates at Mesothelioma.net. They recently published a great post written on the powerful benefits of Reiki sessions while undergoing cancer treatment. Please read and share so that we can help raise awareness for our partner advocates helping those in need!
The journey is scary and almost always life altering. Treatment can be invasive both physically and emotionally, leaving one feeling vulnerable and often, at least initially, out of control with respect to their daily life. Reiki can help us to find our center again, amidst all of the treatment chaos. It can help us to relax and stay grounded allowing for optimal healing.
Despite cancer our bodies can be strong and I feel learning how to partner with your body, is crucial to maintaining balance during this trying and exhausting time. Reiki bodywork can help us to go within. As conventional treatment is mainly happening in the exterior world, Reiki can offer us a complementary option to seek answers from inside us.
Our bodies, if we listen closely, will tell us what they need. If you are traveling on this challenging health journey, remember to be gentle with yourself.
Thank you to our friends at Mesothelioma.net for raising awareness and offering compassionate care to those in need!