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Inspiring Conversations with Nicole Higashi of Higashi Healing

Today we’d like to introduce you to Nicole Higashi.

Hi Nicole, so excited to have you with us today. What can you tell us about your story?
From the time I was very little, I had experiences with energy – feeling, seeing and hearing things; receiving guidance & intuitive information about and/or for others. I was fascinated with astrology and loved angels. But, enough happened that I didn’t understand and it began to scare me as I got a bit older, so I shut it down. Begged for it to stop. I would look back into things off and on into early adulthood (even my bridesmaids were called angels). But, it wasn’t until I had my first child that things around me really picked up. I didn’t know what to do with the vibe in our home. I felt really out of control and overwhelmed (sleep deprivation wasn’t helping!)… Seeking help aka venting to my childhood bestie, I shared about what was going on and she told me about her experience receiving a Reiki energy healing. Pretty much instantly, I knew I HAD to try it, even though I knew nothing about it. I scheduled a healing session as quickly as I could get one.

The moment I laid on the massage table, my practitioner stated that my Guides had a message for me and that was, “Welcome Home.” I immediately started sobbing. Like the truth had been unleashed. I didn’t go and quit my job right away or anything, nor did I know that I would end up offering healing sessions, intuitive readings, or teaching Reiki, but I did know that I needed to learn more. Every Reiki workshop led to another and within ten months, I had reached the Master/Teacher levels for both Usui and Karuna Reiki and had finished a Healing Certification through the IMPART Wisdom and Wellness Center.

Would you say it’s been a smooth road, and if not what are some of the biggest challenges you’ve faced along the way?
Although not always smooth, the beautiful thing about finally stepping onto this path was the “rightness” of it all. Through the self-doubt, financial fears, sometimes inconsistent scheduling, low turnout at classes, and learning all-things-marketing/social media, there is nowhere else I could be. Each struggle led to growth and learning. And I believe all of it – the ups and downs of the journey – helps me to be a better listener, helper, healer.

Thanks – so what else should our readers know about Higashi Healing?
I am a Reiki Master/Teacher, Karuna Reiki Master/Teacher, Holy Fire 3 Karuna Reiki Master/Teacher, IMPART Certified Healer, and EFT with the Source Technique Practitioner. Believe it or not, “passionate” is probably an understatement when it comes to describing: my desire to help others, my goal of being a kick-booty Mommy, and all things Reiki, 90s pop/hip hop, and DANCE! I work professionally offering Reiki/Karuna Reiki healing sessions and teaching classes and it is my greatest wish to make this healing modality feel safe and accessible. There are SO MANY practical-use opportunities with Reiki and I hope to help anyone interested (and/or willing to listen) better understand and feel comfortable using it on/with: E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G.

I understand firsthand how it can be difficult to wrap our minds around being unconditionally supported and loved. But, I (& my household) have also experienced the positive effects of this calming, peaceful, compassionate, and loving energy. Reiki has enabled me to feel powerful in situations where I had previously felt powerless. At Higashi Healing, I hope to share this empowerment, love, support and peace with as many people as possible!

What was your favorite childhood memory?
My most favorite childhood memory has my mom and I caught in a surprise rainstorm, rushing to the car and using my “magic” blanket to shield us from the downpour. The screams & giggles and an inner knowing that we could take on whatever curveballs came our way still fill me with joy. And I have loved the rain ever since.


  • 1:1 In-person Healing Session (60 minutes): $100
  • 1:1 In-person Reiki Healing Session (90 minutes): $150
  • Distance Reiki Healing: $95
  • Distance Reiki Space Clearing: $75

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