Self Reiki with an Artwork Journal


Article by Carrie Anderson

A method that I like to make use of Reiki, is by utilizing it as a information to carry forth internal ideas, unconscious issues, or as a software for some shade remedy. sketches, doodles, drawings, photographs, or splashes of shade. To observe this, I might suggest that you’ve got a clean piece of paper and a number of artwork provides that you just would possibly wish to use. I’m usually drawn to graphite pencils, however I additionally hold oil pastels and coloured pencils readily available. I even have a sketchbook that acts as a visible journal.

Issues that you may want:

  • Coloured Pencils
  • Oil Pastels
  • Watercolors
  • Drawing Pencils
  • Plain paper
  • Sketchbook

Upon getting your workspace arrange, consider an intention for this visible journey. Then whereas performing gassho, permit the Reiki to enter you. Take into consideration your intention. Then utilizing the Reiki, carry it to your clean piece of paper and thru the paper. Enable it to be a channel on your Reiki vitality.

Primarily, you might be infusing the paper with the Reiki vitality. Subsequent, it would be best to use the Reiki vitality on the artwork provides. Sense which provides are the proper ones for you on at the present time and for this journal artwork. All through this visible exploration, I proceed to make use of Reiki to assist choose the following shade, pencil, form, line, or to point out the place so as to add shading or erasures. I additionally permit instinct and Reiki to assist me determine when this visible journal entry is full for every session.

When you’re prepared to start, if there are any photographs which have come to you then it’s possible you’ll start drawing that on the paper utilizing whichever pencil, pastel, and so on., you had been drawn to throughout your Reiki intention and meditation. If there isn’t any particular picture that you just wish to discover, then utilizing your instinct start to doodle. Let the pencil or paint direct your hand. See what types, if you end up not actively making an attempt to make a sure picture. Let your unconscious come to play on the paper via the medium, shapes, and features.

Self Reiki with an Art Journal

Picture by Marta Reinartz

What this observe does, is definitely a number of issues without delay. The pure act of simply drawing or sketching is stress-free. It attracts you into the feel of the paper and the colours that you choose. It is a type of mindfulness. Having the ability to simply be, within the current, together with your sketchbook and provides. You too can use this as a type of self-actualization. After you are feeling that your picture is full, take a step again and have a look at it with recent eyes. What instantly strikes you? This isn’t an train in making artwork. That is utilizing Reiki to assist categorical your self, a approach to see what’s in your thoughts, to see a visible of your aware and unconscious thoughts. Do the colours that you’ve got chosen imply something to you? What did you are feeling whereas utilizing sure colours? Did you decide to not use shade? Is there a sure feeling or sense that you’re conscious of when you see your sketch? Are the traces and shapes that you’ve got drawn symbolic of a state of affairs that you’re going via? Had been sure feelings or ideas introduced out by sure shapes or actions on the paper? Take a while to consider the way you felt and what you thought whilst you had been making this visible journal entry.

I do strive to do that weekly. I can discover myself drawing for nearly an hour. I start with no pre-conceived notions of the tip product. I do have a sketchbook that I hold particularly for the sort of Reiki journaling. Every entry is a illustration of that day or time. None ever look comparable and this all the time helps carry me peace of thoughts and readability of thought.

I hope you’ll be able to take pleasure in making an attempt out this train utilizing Reki, artwork, mindfulness and are awarded with satisfaction of making a singular visible journal that represents you.

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Carrie Anderson
Carrie Anderson

Carrie Anderson is a Usui Reiki Grasp, Crystal Reiki Grasp, Animal and Pet Reiki Grasp, Grief Reiki Vitality Healer, Teen Guided Meditation Facilitator. She works with a number of therapeutic vitality modalities: Coloration Remedy, Hand Mudras, Chakra Balancing, Reiki Area Clearning and Actual Manifesting Practitioner. Carrie additionally has her 200-hour Yoga Instructor Coaching certification. Moreover, she enjoys volunteering at her native animal shelter. She is a member of Pure Healer Society and could also be reached at [email protected]


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