In Focus Reiki

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 25 Jun 2019

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I couldn't focus on this book - maybe I have yet to fully understand how reiki works, but this book did not help with that. The illustrations were okay.
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As someone who doesn't know much about Reiki, I was very interested in this book as a learning mechanism. 

I did like how the author mentioned that doctors should still be visited, and I really felt his passion for Reiki.

Unfortunately, I felt the book was too in-depth for a beginner. I felt that the book would be better suited for someone who already knows Reiki or someone who wants to deepen their studies; although I'm not sure if they will be able to learn much since I'm unclear if the book has new information for someone who already knows the basics.
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This a great book to start your way to understanding Reiki.  I found it to be a simple and easy read which I appreciated.  The illustration were very well done
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I’ve never read anything on the subject, but i was really interested on learning a little bit about the way this works. Energy healing and being in touch with an unexplored side of the medicine -at least for me- was a cool way to expend my time.  I feel like I now understand a little better, but still have way too much to learn.
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I enjoyed this book. I learned about something I knew next to nothing about. This was a good read on what can be done with Reiki. It's a well written introduction to this form of healing.
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Enjoyed reading this book, nice introduction - coming from someone who hasn't read much on the topic. Introduces reader to different topics like the 4 degrees of Reiki (which get their own chapter), what it is, history of it and other topics. There were a few sentences I am fond with. There is a line that the author tells the reader one would need to learn more before they say they know what they are doing (in Reiki) - which I think is understandable. I am not seeing a bibliography - so no resources for the reader to continue on.
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I would had lovedd to had read and study up on this subject. Sadly wouldn't load to kindle at all. 
Bet would had been a good read.
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I made an appointment with a Reiki practitioner for  later this summer, and I admit to being very curious about what exactly will happen during the time I'll spend there.  

This book is incredibly detailed with information about what I can expect, the five principles that practitioners repeat to themselves every day, and meditations that I can do on my own. Included also is a history of how Reiki started and the things that have been added/changed over the years. Amazingly enough it even gives details about what learning to be a Reiki Practitioner involves.

Since I have no prior experience, I found this was worth all of 5 stars because of how well informed I feel now.
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In Focus Reiki does a great job of explaining what Reiki is and how it is used. I learned a lot and I would recommend this to anyone looking for information about what Reiki actually is.
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Another good addition to my Reiki resource library.  I especially like the way it is organized, makes it much easier to jump to that section when researching for specific ailments.  Thank you for this review issue!
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Unfortunately this book didn't resonate with me. As a Reiki Practitioner myself, I felt the book was not clear that much of the content was about other modalities that are not reiki, and so the title seemed incongruous as well. I also felt the author made some statements that were then not explained or substantiated. There are much better books about reiki that do indeed focus on reiki itself. I would give this one a miss.
Thanks to NetGalley for the review copy. The opinions expressed are my own.
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This was just a wonderful guide to the beginning of reiki. The cover of the book is absolutely stunning.The book explains what it is, the different degrees of reiki, chakras, auras, crystals, just a whole bunch of things. Everything is written in an easy to understand manner. There are colored backgrounds for some paragraphs throughout to draw attention to them, plus it's a nice pop on the page. The illustrations really keep the book engaging as well. I would recommend this book. a  5 out of 5 stars.
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This book is a great starting point to know more about the Reiki healing practice.Founded in the twentieth century by a Japanese Buddhist monk, Mikao Usui, Reiki has become popular in the Western world and it has attracted huge crowds..

'In Focus Reiki' describes in a very easy way  the basics of Reiki:who is a healer, the different levels of training in order to learn the practice, the basic self-healing and also a briefly mention of the chakras among the various subjects.
I loved the brief anecdotes in every chapter, real personal stories from Reiki masters and practitioners, the tips and the colorful illustrations.
There are also seven illustrated cards to help with meditations and a quick-to go reference guide.

A great book for beginners and for anyone interested in knowing more about this sacred healing practice.

Thanks to the publisher and to NetGalley for this ARC in exchange of my personal and honest opinion.
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An useful introduction to reiki and how to correctly apply it. Perfect for students of Shoden and Okuden (first and second level) to clarify basic questions and have a better understanding about what it is about and how it works.
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Honest and in-depth advice for reaching your full potential.  This advice is presented in easy to follow language that can be broken up and applied in pieces at a time.
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In Focus Reiki by Des Hynes is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in early May.

The study of reiki, healing yourself and others holistically, its principles/credo, the transfer, flow of, and being in touch with healing energy throughout the body, meditation, chakras, using tools and a theistic base/foundation, and suggestions for business management. It uses a giant font and more describey than teachy, in the sense of “Here’s what I remember happening” versus “Here is what you need to learn.”
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I was very interested in reading this book to get a better understanding of what Reiki is. My son has his third degree Reiki and is currently working on his forth. I am fascinated by the healing benefits of Reiki and how it is performed. In Focus Reiki by Des Hynes was a fantastic source of information and inspired me to know more about this form of medicine. I am not interested in becoming a Reiki Master practitioner, but being able to apply the basic Reiki healing techniques to myself and to my pets will be something I will focus on.

If you are interested to know more about Reiki, this book is a great starting point. The instructions and illustrations are well appointed and provide the right amount of information to get you on your way to better living.
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In Focus REIKI by Des Hynes
Your Personal Guide

Having wanted to know more about Reiki for a number of years I was thrilled to find this book! I learned more about the subject and training required to become a Reiki Master. With four levels to train for it would probably be wise to have someone to mentor or teach in the pursuit of taking this up as a healing practice. 

The book begins by explaining what Holistic Healing is and how it treats mind, body and spirt. Itspeaks about the causes of illness and the importance or attuning one’s body. It gives a bit of history related to Reiki and lists the five Reiki principles – good for anyone to incorporate into their daily routine. Other topics in the book include chakras and channels, aura, healing across space and time, Reiki crystals, aura clearing and shamanic healing, personal practice of Reiki and even tips to those that might wish to pursue a business should they become Reiki healers. 


Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group – Wellfleet Press for the ARC – This is my honest review. 

4-5 Stars
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Well written and informative.  A very interesting topic and becoming more popular in society. Highly recommended
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This book goes into detail about reiki is and what a reiki healer does.  Basically, a reiki healer uses energy to heal the mind, soul, and body.  The book goes on to describe that there are 4 levels of healers, and describes in detail each step.  I learned a lot about reiki healing, and that you should go to a healer for healing.  However there are things you can do to promote wellness and healing.  It also works in conjunction with chakras.  A very interesting read if you like to explore alternative healing.
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