Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing. It is great for individuals to reduce stress in their life, improve attentiveness in children, relieve pain, and improve overall well-being.