1) giving energy to himself / herself and others in a deep meditation every day;
2) eating organic raw food;
3) spending time in nature;
4) embracing and having harmonious family relationships;
5) having positive and aligned intents, thoughts, emotions, words and actions;
6) respecting free will and divinity of every human;
7) being open to grow and learn from everyone;
8) embodying true values and winning over ego challenges.
Our present moment = expression of
Σ our (intents + thoughts + emotions + words + actions).
Live mindfully in the here and now. – GM Brana
One’s ability as a Reiki Master depends on how well she / he embodies and integrates a holistic lifestyle in hers / his life, work and family environment. Striving for a healthy physical, emotional and mental body is a function of spiritual discipline and efforts one has put into acquiring knowledge in pursuit of the truth. It’s not related to the belief systems, schools or paths that we have taken, or initiations that we received. Reiki Masters need to use healthy discernment in a combination with love and compassion, and practice what’s preached. Do you walk your talk?
It takes a skill to create and maintain family’s harmony. It’s important to act from a place of love and compassion, especially during a family crisis. This does not mean that one is not allowed to leave a certain environment, if this place becomes a path to devolution. Reiki Masters need to strive to be catalysts for peace, bringing harmony within families and communities. It requires a good inner balance to create a family balance.
Healthful: organic vegetables & fruits, sea vegetables, nuts (like almonds, pecans, macadamia and others), seeds (like sesame, flax, fennel and others), herbs (like parsley, cilantro, mint, rosemary, oregano, sage, basil, thyme and others), sprouts, Himalayan or Celtic salt, flax oil, olive oil, almond oil, hemp oil, raw apple cider vinegar, organic coconut oil, bee pollen, vegan omega 3, herbal teas.
Least healthful: sugar, gluten, dairy, alcohol, tobacco or other toxic substances, processed or cooked food, meat, eggs, fish, sea salt, soy, corn, peanuts, cashews, mushrooms, grains, potato, rice, flour, yeast, juices from the store, GMO (genetically modified) food.
-Examples of Alkalizing Vegetables: Cucumber, Kale, Beets, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Celery, Lettuce, Peppers, Spinach, Cabbage and others;
-Examples of Alkalizing Fruits: Avocado, Apple, Banana, Berries, Cantaloupe, Grapes, Melon, Peach, Pear, Watermelon and others;
-Alkalizing Spices: Herbs, Cinnamon, Curry, Ginger and others;
Water from natural sources is necessary for maintaining a healthy body. Bottled water and tap water may contain excessive fluoride, chlorine, pathogens and disinfection by-products, which are proven harmful.
It’s important to adjust nutrition to your climate, and have warm meals in the winter. If a reader prefers to eat meat, it’s strongly suggested to get your meat from local, organic farms, which treat animals with care and respect. Hormones, antibiotics, GMOs in animal food, and mistreatment of animals, affects human health and karma.
Our physical body is a temple, which stores our unique vibration. It has to be nourished and respected. One diet does not fit all, and each person is very unique. If we strive to focus on holistic Reiki practices, increasing intake of organic fresh veggies makes our work with light more effective. Letting go of processed, irradiated, chemicalized, pesticide-ridden, fungicide-containing, adulterated, fast, and junk foods is a process. Making holistic changes may take years. One can slowly introduce more raw fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and sprouted grains. You could follow these simple steps to reduce exposure to toxins in your body and in your home: 1) Buy a water filter. 2) Limit the use of plastic. 3) Use natural home cleaning products. 4) Change your beauty products to natural organic solutions. 5) Eliminate pesticides in your garden. 6) Eat organic.
Toxic substances, starting with tobacco, alcohol and various drugs, seriously damage person’s nervous system and cause various other health conditions. Loving yourself does not mean a lack of self-discipline. True Reiki Masters work sincerely on their self-discipline, spiritual discipline and willpower, which help them and others to jump out of a “hamster wheel” with compassion, and embody an unconditional love vibration within.
Some of unhealthy spiritual habits include hallucinations and delusions, caused either by toxic substances or a mental disorder.
Schizophrenia is a complex mental disorder, characterized by a difficulty in recognizing reality, regulating emotional responses, and thinking in a clear and logical manner. Schizophrenia can be triggered by a variety of environmental factors, including significant stress, intensely emotional situations, and disturbing or uncomfortable experiences. Experiencing an intense religious experience may trigger a psychotic episode in those who are vulnerable to them, because religion often requires a believer to suspend their usual idea of what is possible and impossible. This could potentially lead to a psychotic episode due to the shift in realistic thinking; a sufferer may believe that they themselves are religious deities or Messiahs. The religious delusions and hallucinations have a direct reference to organized religious themes (e.g., prayer, sin, possession), religious figures (e.g., God, Jesus, devil, Prophet) or more general mystic references (e.g., black magic, spirits, demons, being bewitched, mythical forces, ghosts, sorcery, and voodoo). Studies, that have evaluated the delusional themes, report that the common themes are that of persecution (by malevolent spiritual entities), influence (being controlled by spiritual entities), and self-significance (delusions of sin/guilt or grandiose delusions). Studies also suggest that religious delusions (persecutory, body/mind control, grandiose, thought broadcasting, religious, guilt, somatic, influence on others, jealousy, and other) are held with more conviction and pervasiveness than other delusions.
Wellbeing, love, peace and joy to all! May your spark awaken many others.