What Is Reiki Energy Healing?

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The Washington Post reported in 2014 that more than 60 hospitals in the United States offered Reiki services. Seven years later, in 2021, that number has likely increased by a huge margin. Much like with other spiritual wellness practices, such as yoga and meditation, people turn to Reiki to manage stress, anxiety, pain, and fatigue. In short, it's a way of managing both mental and physical health. 

While it can be hard to study energy healing practices, Reiki has loads of anecdotal evidence, not to mention some serious scientific research, that backs it up. As such, it's probably worth understanding what the practice is all about. After all, you never know when a Reiki healing might turn out to be beneficial for you.