(from the Charlotte Observer)
Reiki is a kind of meditation where practitioners focus on transferring energy into your body by laying their hands on energy centers such as the forehead and abdomen within the meridian energy lines, which also are used in acupuncture.
"It made me calm and gave me a sense of peace," said Diane Fowler, a breast cancer survivor and now level two reiki practitioner. "Reiki helped me let go of my fear of cancer."
"It’s unbelievable," said Jeff Howe, a Gastonia business owner and prostate cancer survivor. "A weight had been lifted. I felt like I was just waking up from 10 hours of sleep," even though he hadn’t slept at all.
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