As a Reiki Master, I work with the world of spirit through the healing arts and spiritual practices on a daily basis. This opens me up to the higher energies and often exposes me to energies that are not of the highest vibration as well. I am in constant communication with the spirit world and my guides – they are more than happy to be a part of my journey. They work through me and with me in everything that I do. When treating clients, I often sense when a client’s guides are assisting with healing.
I have however; experienced some encounters with lower entities in my life that sometimes have evoked fear in me even despite my knowledge and psychic abilities since childhood. This article is not to scare you but I feel it’s very important to explain that which we cannot always define as best as I can so that it doesn’t get in the way of your own spiritual journey and awareness.
So let’s dive into the world of spirit.
As I progress through my spiritual path, I draw upon the highest light when doing any healing work. I admit to say, that sometimes I was naïve enough to think that my vibration alone was strong enough to ward off any of the “bad stuff”.
There was one particular week, day after, day, the clients that came to see me had recently experienced a loved one passing away. It felt like “death week”; it was a heavy week energetically to say the least, as grief is not an easy energy to release, it takes time. If the person that passed was really close to the client, I could certainly feel them in my presence while the Reiki session was taking place. Usually, a loved one will show up because they want to pass on a message so that the client can heal and move on. With one particular client, it didn’t seem this was the case. But it was a week after the session that I realized something was up.
I would tire easily and felt a cold “tingly” sensation in my left leg. Of course, like anyone, I first went to Google to look up what this could mean. While the physical causes of this didn’t seem to apply to me, I realized this was going to be the next level. Through meditation, I was prompted to remove this lower vibrating entity. It needed to move on but was afraid and attached itself to me instead. I went through various clearing “protocols” which I will touch upon shortly, which helped clear my field.
This situation can happen to spiritual healers, or empaths. Sometimes, there are some lower entities and energies that can get through, like the odd leaf that found its way through a teabag. This reminds us to pay attention to the spirit world.
You don’t have to be a reiki master to bring energy healing into your everyday life. Whenever you feel misaligned, you can use these techniques to ground, heal, and balance your energy levels — just the way a professional energy healer would restore and balance you.
HOW TO PROTECT YOUR ENERGY
1. Be in Nature
Spending time amongst the trees and flowers that are rooted deeply within Mother Earth is a great way to reconnect your energy and to establish your center to yourself and the environment.
2. Grounding Meditation
Sit on the ground in a comfortable position so you feel your body connected to the earth. Close your eyes and imagine your body sinking into the ground below you.
Feel the support of the earth and then start to visualize roots coming out of your body and reaching into the ground. See your roots being nourished by the earth and as you breathe deeply, allow yourself to feel a deeper sense of connection.
3. Root Chakra Balancing
The root or red chakra is responsible for grounding your energy and establishing your connection with the earth. In order to harmonize your root chakra you can do a rebalancing mediation, eat root vegetables, wear red or orange, practice standing yoga poses and listen to music in a 256 or 396 Hz frequency. Taking the time to ground your energy can definitely harmonize your soul and help you to reconnect with your essence.
Use Grounding Crystals:
Best Crystals: Black Tourmaline, Hematite, Red Jasper, Smoky Quartz, Tiger’s Eye, Shungite.
If you are doing this type of spiritual work it is best to make sure that you ground yourself often, and quickly. There are a number of ways that you can do this including using crystals.
While this will happen naturally, I personally find that by having specific crystals within my aura, it naturally happens fairly rapidly and the spaciness is quickly relieved.
Smudging with smoke composed of a variety of plants, herbs, resins, and minerals can be an exceptional energy purifier for getting rid of negative energy from your home, office, or body. Smoke captures negative energy particles in our illuminated body or habitat spaces and in hard-to-reach places, then removes and transports them to the heavens to be dispersed.
Take a handful of sea salt and pour it into your bathtub and lie in it for twenty minutes. You can also add a spoonful of baking soda. If you feel strong negative energies around you, take a bath with sulfur.
6. Sweat Equity
Spending time in a sweat lodge, steam room, or a sauna or hot yoga class can remove toxicity and purify your body, emotions, and soul. Sweating clears the negative energies on the surface of the skin and in the deeper tissues pour out of the body.
Plants absorb and clear negative energy and produce negative ions for air purification. Place various plants with large green leaves—such as aloe vera, banana, arrowhead, evergreen, dumb cane (Dieffenbachia), geranium, and dragon plant (Dracaena)—around the house and on windowsills for spiritual and psychic protection.
8. Keep your vibration high
Remember, like attracts like. A heart filled with love is the strongest protection against psychic attack. Send love to attachment and lower entities; it is hard to do but necessary to give them gratitude for their teachings and not hold anger and resentment in your heart.
I hope this article serves you well and encourages you to work with your intuition to connect with your spirit guides. Enjoy exploring your spiritual path and find comfort and peace in knowing that you are not alone. You have many helpers with you on this journey; allow them to guide you and work with you towards your highest good and the highest good of all.
Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, and experiences.
Dorothy Knight is a Reiki Master Practitioner &Teacher, a Yoga Instructor and wholehearted writer.
She currently practices Reiki in Mississauga. She is a certified Reiki Master in the Usui Method of Natural Healing. Her passion is to empower people to reach their greatest potential of health and wellness through Reiki healing methods.