December 2016 Channeled Message

Dec. 9, 2016

We wish to speak to you today about affirmations and the power that you have within you: The power of speech.

Within the last 30 years or so, you and the consciousness of humanity have come a long way in your awareness. This is as it was supposed to be and you all knew this when you chose to incarnate in this lifetime.

Everything that you have learned (re-membered) up to this moment of Now has aided you in expanding your awareness and your remembrance of who and what you are.

Many years ago, affirmations became very popular. There were many books, videos, even movies created about the power of affirmations. This was an important step up the ascension ladder for you as you became consciously aware of the power of your thoughts, words, and deeds.
Many of you have been aware of this before that time, but there was a shift in the consciousness of humanity during those years that raised the collective frequency.

The impetus around the affirmations was based on drawing to you what you desired to have: Success, love, wealth.

This was all well and good, and an appropriate step for the collective.

The affirmations from that time were based largely on ego generated desires rather than on the Soul’s desires. Again, this was a “lesson,” a step, and there is no judgment around it. You have progressed beyond that now. You are becoming more aware of your soul’s desires and goals for this incarnation. You have remembered how to feel something, making a choice based on how it feels in the heart and not the mind.

The ego’s desires are always self-serving, the soul’s desires are for the highest good of all.

When you choose a soul’s desire, you are choosing the best choice for You because you are choosing the best choice for All. We are all connected, yes? Choosing the soul’s desire is choosing what is best for you as well as the collective, and this choice is more powerful because it comes from the energy of Grace. Ego choices come from fear.

The energy of fear is very powerful, and so is the energy of love and compassion, or Grace. Grace contains light, therefore it shines where the energy of fear does not.

The power of speech:

You were taught many years ago to state your affirmations out loud. You understand why: The power of your voice carries great energy. (Have you ever been a part of a group chanting OM? If so, then you are aware of the energy, the power of it.)

In this moment of Now, your voice carries more energy and power than it ever has in the history of your existence in a physical body.

We invite you to use it for the highest good. We invite you to affirm your soul’s desires out loud.

You’ll know what these desires are if you ask, and they may be a bit different than what you think they are.

When you state your soul’s desires using the power of your voice it is important to be Present, meaning state the desire knowing that you are living it Now, present moment. Claim it and own it, it is yours. When you wish and want, you create exactly that. When you state what you lack, you create exactly that.

None of this is new to any of you reading this; yet it is more powerful now than ever before. We invite you to choose your words carefully and with feeling.

Do you understand why you had to go through steps to get here? Growth and expansion of the awareness of humanity were necessary first. Understand that the ego’s desires are limited and limiting, the soul’s desires are true and limitless. Trust your soul, it will never lead you astray.

Own your soul’s power, it is based in the energy of Grace, not fear.

2016 is a 9 year in numerology meaning that it is the end of a cycle and the birthing of something New. Are you ready?
Honoring You in All Ways,

The Masters and Keepers of the Akash

 

Compassion: June 2016 message

Here we say that it is not about religion. It is not a war between Islam (or any other religion) and anyone else.

It never has been about that, even though that is how history depicts these wars.

It is about power. It is about control and ego centered power. Self-empowerment is not ego driven, it is soul driven, and it is entirely different.

Control and power are driven by fear. Hate is an offshoot of fear. When one craves power and control that one is afraid: Afraid of the Unknown. When one has power and control, they are able to push fear far back into the unconscious part of self.

 

It is more important that ever to see every event as neutral. Neutrality erases the energy of an event being powerful, harmful, even good. Neutrality is truth. Seeing everything as neutral removes the charge, bringing light to the truth of all that occurs.

 

From another perspective, the high perspective, (the Light filled perspective) everyone involved in the recent events chose at the soul level, to participate. We see them as victims, and we grieve, but the truth is that all of the ones who perished and were injured chose to become what they truly are: Vehicles for compassion. Vessels enabling the energy of God/the divine/Christ to move through the rest of us, bringing us closer in compassion and truth, not hate and fear. All humans are vessels in which the energy of the creator lives through.

 

Those souls chose a different way of life; one that was potentially a challenge for them in order to leave the physical existence in a way that would bring cohesiveness to our scattered and fearful mass consciousness.

 

They incarnated knowing that this was a choice: They were aware (at the soul level) that the manifestations of the consciousness of humanity had reached the level where humans were heading towards destroying each other and the planet. There are many others who are also aware of this now, and we all will have choices to make. We are able to choose consciously, from the part of us that is created by and from God. That choice is compassion and love based, not fear based.

 

Many are feeling something stirring within…It may be a feeling or a knowing, but it is there and it is not going away. This is your soul speaking to you. It is time to listen, to heed the Divine within. The soul is stronger than the ego, and eventually it will be heard, regardless of how hard the ego/small self tries to shut it down.

 

 

Valentine’s Message, 2016

We of the Angelic realm wish to offer you a message; a message of profound importance, and a message that you need to hear now, as it involves your ascension and your increasing level of vibration.

The message is this:

LOVE.

Love. Yes, simple and true. “I know all about love” is what the mind is thinking right now. “I know how much it has hurt me, how much I wish I knew love in my life, how much I wish I could do without love in my life.”

We know that most everyone has some form of this tape playing in the mind right now.

We are here to infuse you with True Love. Yes, TRUE LOVE. “Ha,” You say. “I had that once, I did not work out.”

We invite you now, to be open to receive and to let it in.

This is Love from the Source of all, and guess what? It is not floating down upon you from the heavens…No, it is coming from you, to you.

Pause as you are reading this, and FEEL it. Step out of your head and mind and feel it. It has never left you, and it is time that you become fully and completely aware of the love that IS You. We are inviting you to play in this now as it is time to shift. It is time to shift the consciousness of humanity. You are a necessary part of this, and this is one of the many reasons why you are living in this body, in this particular dimension of time and space.

Allow the energy of love to fill your body, your field. Invite it to move through every cell of the body, and expand out into the energy field that surrounds you.

Right here, right now, we invite you to claim your I AM presence: “I AM!”

Step into alignment with the highest frequency that is available to you at this time.

Feel the Love. Feel the Love. Feel the Love.

It is You. And it is Source/God/Creator.

You are one and the same.

There is no separation, there never has been, and it is time to re-member this.

You are needed here, and your Love is necessary for the evolution of the planet as well as everything and everyone on Her.

Own this please. Claim it. As you all claim it, it is done.

We thank you.

Namaste and Amen.

 

Valentine’s Message

We of the Angelic realm wish to offer you a message; a message of profound importance, and a message that you need to hear now, as it involves your ascension and your increasing level of vibration.

The message is this:

LOVE.

Love. Yes, simple and true. “I know all about love” is what the mind is thinking right now. “I know how much it has hurt me, how much I wish I knew love in my life, how much I wish I could do without love in my life.”

We know that most everyone has some form of this tape playing in the mind right now.

We are here to infuse you with True Love. Yes, TRUE LOVE. “Ha,” You say. “I had that once, I did not work out.”

We invite you now, to be open to receive and to let it in.

This is Love from the Source of all, and guess what? It is not floating down upon you from the heavens…No, it is coming from you, to you.

Pause as you are reading this, and FEEL it. Step out of your head and mind and feel it. It has never left you, and it is time that you become fully and completely aware of the love that IS You. We are inviting you to play in this now as it is time to shift. It is time to shift the consciousness of humanity. You are a necessary part of this, and this is one of the many reasons why you are living in this body, in this particular dimension of time and space.

Allow the energy of love to fill your body, your field. Invite it to move through every cell of the body, and expand out into the energy field that surrounds you.

Right here, right now, we invite you to claim your I AM presence: “I AM!”

Step into alignment with the highest frequency that is available to you at this time.

Feel the Love. Feel the Love. Feel the Love.

It is You. And it is Source/God/Creator.

You are one and the same.

There is no separation, there never has been, and it is time to re-member this.

You are needed here, and your Love is necessary for the evolution of the planet as well as everything and everyone on Her.

Own this please. Claim it. As you all claim it, it is done.

We thank you.

Namaste and Amen.

 

Holding the Energy of Compassion

A brief channeled message from November 2015:
“Beyond all human understanding is the knowledge and the remembrance of the Soul. Each being on Earth has a soul and a soul’s path…A roughly charted guideline that is designed (by each soul her/himself) to be followed while experiencing life, also allowing for free will.

Earth herself is a living entity, and also has a guideline of sorts. The planet is moving through space into an area of energy that is not only powerfully magnetic, but new to the inhabitants of the planet. In other words, Earth has not been subjected to the intense energy that she is moving into since humans have inhabited her. Earth and all living things are affected. All living things are in a time of exponentially expanding awareness. Add to this mix the fact that Earth is moving into the time of Peace that was foretold by the prophets, and you have chaos.

Light is prevailing, and “darkness” is in it’s death throes, and not giving up without a fight.

Fearful, hate driven thoughts add fuel to the fire. Compassion is the soothing balm to the deep wound that all are suffering from.

Energy follows thought. No kind, loving, compassionate thought is too insignificant to counteract a hate driven thought.
Energy follows thought. Monitor your thoughts. Find the love within you; it is in everyone. You ARE love. Fear and hatred are learned behaviors; love is innate. Simply choose love.

This does not mean that we turn a blind eye, or ignore the pain that others are in. It simply means that we let go of the old, learned behavior and look inwards to what is part of us; what is natural:

Love.

It is yours, it is you, so use it. Think, speak and act with compassion. Compassion for ALL.  All souls are LOVE at the core. All are divine.”

Christmas Eve Message from The Angels

This message of peace and love comes from a different vibration…One that is very high and very precise in it’s focus for this particular aspect of your place in the space time continuum.

It is with deep love, honor and respect that we greet you today, this most Holy of days for many of you.

It is a time of joy, loneliness, peace, war, upheaval, and pain. Yet you chose this experience; this Life Experience, and that is why we honor you. For choosing to exist in a world that is dense and heavy, yet ripe with experience and learning.

This particular place in the time space continuum is important for so many reasons.
One is that you are all moving into a time of Peace, and you have all chosen to be here to witness it. You also chose to experience the trials, joys and tribulations of life on earth so that you would understand Compassion and Love at the very deepest level that is possible. You are the way-showers, each and every one of you.

You understand compassion and love at a depth here to for unheard of in your existence, and this changes everything.

Yes. Everything.

The time of Peace is coming, and for some of you, it will not happen in your lifetime, but you will most likely choose to live another time on Earth in order to witness it “first hand.”

We are of the Angelic vibration and we offer you Grace. Take a moment, close your eyes, and breathe. Allow yourself to feel it, to feel the Grace come into your energy field, your body, your heart and your mind.

This is our gift to you on this day, and every day. You can choose to accept it, here and now.

Each day is new; a new start in so many ways.

2016 is a new year, an exceptional year that will change many of your perspectives on life.

Change is the theme for this new year, and we ask that you welcome it with an open heart and mind.

Take a moment and breathe this in…It is your choice to accept it, or not, and there is no repercussion. You know that. You all have free will, and all is dynamic within your Akash, within the Universe.

As you raise your frequency, you will be more attuned to our vibration. You will feel more deeply, sense things more accurately. You will simply KNOW. This is as it should be, you chose this.

Live in a state of joy, of wonder. Be the peaceful person, the kind stranger. Energy follows thought, and your thoughts, words and deeds are becoming more powerful each moment.

In Deepest Grace, Gratitude and Love, we are always with you.FullSizeRender-23Original painting, Angel of Wisdom; acrylic on canvas, 20″x20″

12/24/2015

Releasing the Original DNA Within You

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From The Guides:

We acknowledge each of you as a whole and complete being who has no need for healing. We also acknowledge your desire for more, so we are hear to offer our guidance in helping you to remember.

Your humanness is a gift. You chose to be here on Earth; you chose to forget that you are Divine at your core. You took on this responsibility so that you could fully and completely understand that being human is challenging, and, the most fulfilling experience that is available to you.

This is expansion of SELF at it’s best.

We honor you, and ask that you honor each other.

In this very exciting, challenging time of expansion, many of you are connecting more fully to your innate; that deep part of you that knows all. Many of you would call this the sub conscious self. This innate part of you knows everything about you. It is deep within your DNA, and it is where your Akash is stored. Yes, you have your Akash within you as well as in the dimension of the Akashic Records.

As you connect with your innate, you are becoming more in touch with your creativity. Here we are discussing creativity in a very broad sense, and creativity shows up differently for each soul, as you each have your own unique vibration or “soul fingerprint.”

Within your DNA you carry the “blueprint” of your original, pure, pre human self. You have lived many lifetimes on Earth, and you carry within your DNA memories from each lifetime. (Your inner Akash.)  You are your own ancestors. As you move through each lifetime you add to the memories stored within. (The information in your DNA does not show up as memory the way the brain interprets memory; it shows up through concepts and feelings.) You have developed skills and creative aspects in your human existences, and you carry the memory of these skills and creative aspects in your DNA. You may be experiencing the concepts, feelings and in some cases the memories now, as you re connect to your innate. The innate is the bridge to the original DNA.

As your consciousness expands, you begin to trust your intuitive self more, and you begin to connect more deeply with your inner, divine innate. You are then able to release the original DNA, activating the skills and creative aspects that have been “buried” for lifetimes.

All this requires is your intention and your trust. What does your heart yearn for? What is calling to you now? What do you desire to create?

Breathe deeply, and trust that you have the courage to look deep within and to trust your own knowing. Ask yourself what inspires you; what activity takes you completely out of your every day existence and into a space and place of being fully present?

We encourage you to look more deeply into this, as it is time. All it takes is your intention and trust in your self.

~Artwork is original, 12″x 12″ acrylic on canvas. “OM” is for sale. Contact me for information.

 

 

Angelic Visitors and More!

Lately I have been visited by some pretty intense and powerful Angelic Beings. I call them that because to just say “Angels” doesn’t seem strong enough.

I was talking to a very intuitive friend on the phone a few nights ago and I was asking him for help in more deeply understanding some intense emotion that I was feeling. Together we called in some Divine help, and I immediately felt a very powerful Angelic presence at my left side. He showed up to me in my inner vision in profile; a very strong, masculine and very handsome profile I might add. My friend asked me what color I associated with the Angelic Being and I said “Blue…And purple, lots of purple!” My friend just laughed and said “Yep!”

That was 2 days ago, and this wonderful presence has stayed close by me. So close and so present that I had to paint my impression of his energy yesterday, 15 minutes before leaving my house to host my monthly Group Akashic Record reading. The urge to paint him was so strong that I grabbed by canvas “sketch” pad, a handful of paints, one big brush, and within 10 minutes had transferred the energy of his essence onto my canvas paper.

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The top picture is the painting immediately after I was done. The bottom is a close up of the same painting.

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This is not an example of my best work, it is speed painting at best, yet it captured my impression of this powerful yet peaceful energy. I took the still wet painting to my group reading, and of course this guy was there with us as we went into the Akashic records.

This morning I woke feeling very light and happy. I felt the desire to go up to my 4th floor deck to take a picture of this lovely Virginia morning. I live in the beautiful town of Charlottesville and I have the good fortune to be in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the oldest mountain range in the US and some of the oldest in the world. (Talk about energy!)

I took a picture with my iPhone, and when I looked at the photo this is what I saw:

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The brilliant blue orb surrounded by blue and violet energy on the mountain was not visible the with the naked eye, it is only in the photo. I enlarged the photo, and was amazed because half of the sphere is hidden behind trees. Same energy as my powerful Angel Dude? Maybe. Beautiful and awe inspiring? Without a doubt. A friend asked me what I was thinking when I took the picture, and I told her I was in a place of gratitude and peace. I still am.

Are we truly surrounded by angelic (and maybe other) beings? I do believe that we are. I feel them and talk to them when I do my work, and I am able to “tune into” them in order to transfer the energy of what I see and feel onto canvas.

I feel blessed to have seen and experienced this, and I hope that you feel some peace from seeing it as well.

 

The Mind/Body Connection in Relation to Holistic Healing

Background composition of human head and symbolic elements to complement your layouts on the subject of human mind, consciousness, imagination, science and creativity

Background composition of human head and symbolic elements to complement your layouts on the subject of human mind, consciousness, imagination, science and creativity

Your mind is one of the most powerful aspects of you; of whom you portray yourself to be in the world. The body is an out picturing of the mind. So if your mind is powerful, what does this mean for the body?There is an innate mind/body connection that most of us have forgotten about. Yes, we know that the mind and body are parts of “us”, what make us whole beings, but what most of us have forgotten is how deeply the mind and the body are truly connected.

In spiritual terms, one can say that we have lived many lives, each time incarnating to learn lessons and work through patterns and beliefs in order to grow and evolve. We have lived so many lives that we have become quite good at being human, and have forgotten what it is like to be our true, spiritual selves. In other words, we have forgotten the power of the mind and how it relates to the body.

At this time, many people are “waking up” and realizing that there is more to us than just the human self, and so the mind/body connection has become a hot topic.

Let’s go back for a moment to the power of the mind. We are thinking thoughts constantly, and none of those thoughts are “new.” All thought has been circulating for all of time, we simply re think them.

Thoughts are energy, and energy cannot be destroyed, so when we think a thought, it goes into the ethers and meets other similar thoughts, and once enough similar thought has gathered, then those thoughts become dense, so dense that they eventually manifest into something physical, or something that becomes “real” to our human physical senses.

This goes for negative as well as positive thoughts. This is nothing new, as everyone has heard about the power of positive affirmations.

What does this have to do with the mind/body connection? The body performs according to what our thoughts are. What you believe is what is true for you. This means that your thoughts absolutely affect your body, your health, your well-being.

From a spiritual standpoint, one can say that all thought comes from the Divine Mind/Source/God. All beings come from that Source, so we all began as a thought. Our physical bodies were created from like thoughts eventually manifesting into something much denser than thought. So our bodies are the out pictures of our minds, or of thought.

In terms of illness and dis-ease, there is a plethora of literature about the power of our thoughts and how they affect the body in both creating dis-ease as well as healing it. (The hyphen is there intentionally: Disease is nothing more than a disconnect in the ease in which our bodies were designed to function.)

The pharmaceutical industry would have us believe that we can treat most any dis-ease with a drug and in most cases we can be cured. I am not knocking medicine in any way, I am simply looking at the mind body connection from a different point of view; one that we can take a more personal approach with, one that we have some control over.

Since our minds are powerful, and similar thoughts become dense enough to manifest into something physical, why wouldn’t we use this to our advantage?

Holistic health is based on the mind/body connection. Moving energy through the body while focusing the mind on healing is the premise behind Reiki and myriad other types of energy healing. Holistic therapy/healing is making a comeback. It is the oldest known medicine, and more people are finding that it is helping us to heal because we are deepening our relationship with the mind, the body and the amazing connection between the two. As our awareness of the way the mind communicates with the body expands, we find ourselves moving further away from just taking a pill to cure what ails us and taking more of a proactive and personal approach to our healing; one that we can actively participate in, using the power of our thoughts in a positive, healing constructive way.

Hypnotherapy is based on relaxing the body so that one is able to focus the mind inward to the sub conscious. This enables us to retrieve long buried memories of trauma and other issues, which more often than not turn out to be the trigger of the dis-ease we are suffering from.

Since our mind can affect the way our body functions, and hypnotherapy can affect the way our mind functions, then it stands to reason that hypnotherapy can ultimately affect our body’s responses. Using hypnotherapy to change the way you think about and respond to dis-ease can change the way your body reacts. This effect can be a by-product of therapy or an actively sought response. For example, if you are coming for therapy to help reduce your levels of stress, a by-product could be better health. You are actively seeking to alter the body’s response to what ails it.

Another important aspect of the power of the mind is our ability to think about love, and then allow the thought of love to deepen into the body and become a “feeling” of love. (One might say that this aspect is the “key” to truly harnessing the innate power of the mind.) This is a direct mind/body link; one in which your mind focuses on the thought of love, then as you focus on it, you actively bring the thought out of the brain and “down the body” into the area of the heart. Once in the heart, you expand upon the “thought” of love, allowing it to become more of a feeling as well as a thought. From there you expand the thought/feeling into the rest of the body, allowing the feeling of love to flow through the physical structure, through every cell. We are all aware of how loving thoughts alter plants and other organisms in a positive way.

As a holistic practitioner and certified hypnotherapist I have had many opportunities to share this amazing and powerful mind/body connection with clients, often with amazing results. I have also experienced results myself which some would consider miraculous.

Less than a year ago, I was told that I probably had uterine cancer that required immediate and radical surgery. I had 3 weeks before my surgery to focus my thoughts on my body, look deeply within, face all of the fears that surfaced and literally re arrange my thoughts patterns and beliefs in order to:

  1. Heal any potential cancer.
  2. Minimize the surgery.
  3. Help myself recover easily, quickly and with minimal pain.

Using hypnosis, intense energy work and by re patterning my thoughts I was able to go into surgery trusting that my work was not just helpful, but healing.

2 hours after going into surgery, the doctor reported to my family that I did not have cancer, and that she was able to perform the surgery in the least invasive way possible. I even came home the day of surgery, and 2 weeks later I was back in the gym doing gentle yoga and exercise.

Granted, not all cases turn out this way, and there are many reasons for that. I share my experience to make the point that the power of the mind is immense, and when we utilize that power and energy in tandem with our body, the possibilities open up and we are less limited in the control we have over our own health and well-being. Embrace your body, and strive to deepen your mind/body relationship. It can only help you in positive ways.

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Opening the Door to the Mind/Body Connection

Your mind is one of the most powerful aspects of you; of whom you portray yourself to be in the world. The body is an out picturing of the mind. So if your mind is powerful, what does this mean for the body? There is an innate mind/body connection that most of us have forgotten about. Yes, we know that the mind and body are parts of “us”, what make us whole beings, but what most of us have forgotten is how deeply the mind and the body are truly connected.

In spiritual terms, one can say that we have lived many lives, each time incarnating to learn lessons and work through patterns and beliefs in order to grow and evolve. We have lived so many lives that we have become quite good at being human, and have forgotten what it is like to be our true, spiritual selves. In other words, we have forgotten the power of the mind and how it relates to the body. At this time, many people are “waking up” and realizing that there is more to us than just the human self, and so the mind/body connection has become a hot topic.

Let’s go back for a moment to the power of the mind. We are thinking thoughts constantly, and none of those thoughts are “new.” All thought has been circulating for all of time, we simply re think them. Thoughts are energy, and energy cannot be destroyed, so when we think a thought, it goes into the ethers and meets other similar thoughts, and once enough similar thought has gathered, then those thoughts become dense, so dense that they eventually manifest into something physical, or something that becomes “real” to our human physical senses. This goes for negative as well as positive thoughts. This is nothing new, as everyone has heard about the power of positive affirmations.

What does this have to do with the mind/body connection? The body performs according to what our thoughts are. What you believe is what is true for you. This means that your thoughts absolutely affect your body, your health, your well-being.

From a spiritual standpoint, one can say that all thought comes from the Divine Mind/Source/God. All beings come from that Source, so we all began as a thought. Our physical bodies were created from like thoughts eventually manifesting into something much denser than thought. So our bodies are the out pictures of our minds, or of thought.

In terms of illness and dis-ease, there is a plethora of literature about the power of our thoughts and how they affect the body in both creating dis-ease as well as healing it. (The hyphen is there intentionally: Disease is nothing more than a disconnect in the ease in which our bodies were designed to function.)

The pharmaceutical industry would have us believe that we can treat most any dis-ease with a drug and in most cases we can be cured. I am not knocking medicine in any way, I am simply looking at the mind body connection from a different point of view; one that we can take a more personal approach with, one that we have some control over. Since our minds are powerful, and similar thoughts become dense enough to manifest into something physical, why wouldn’t we use this to our advantage?

Holistic health is based on the mind/body connection. Moving energy through the body while focusing the mind on healing is the premise behind Reiki and myriad other types of energy healing. Holistic therapy/healing is making a comeback. It is the oldest known medicine, and more people are finding that it is helping us to heal because we are deepening our relationship with the mind, the body and the amazing connection between the two. As our awareness of the way the mind communicates with the body expands, we find ourselves moving further away from just taking a pill to cure what ails us and taking more of a proactive and personal approach to our healing; one that we can actively participate in, using the power of our thoughts in a positive, healing constructive way.

Hypnotherapy is based on relaxing the body so that one is able to focus the mind inward to the sub conscious. This enables us to retrieve long buried memories of trauma and other issues, which more often than not turn out to be the trigger of the dis-ease we are suffering from. Since our mind can affect the way our body functions, and hypnotherapy can affect the way our mind functions, then it stands to reason that hypnotherapy can ultimately affect our body’s responses. Using hypnotherapy to change the way you think about and respond to dis-ease can change the way your body reacts. This effect can be a by-product of therapy or an actively sought response. For example, if you are coming for therapy to help reduce your levels of stress, a by-product could be better health. You are actively seeking to alter the body’s response to what ails it.

Another important aspect of the power of the mind is our ability to think about love, and then allow the thought of love to deepen into the body and become a “feeling” of love. (One might say that this aspect is the “key” to truly harnessing the innate power of the mind.) This is a direct mind/body link; one in which your mind focuses on the thought of love, then as you focus on it, you actively bring the thought out of the brain and “down the body” into the area of the heart. Once in the heart, you expand upon the “thought” of love, allowing it to become more of a feeling as well as a thought. From there you expand the thought/feeling into the rest of the body, allowing the feeling of love to flow through the physical structure, through every cell. We are all aware of how loving thoughts alter plants and other organisms in a positive way.

As a holistic practitioner and certified hypnotherapist I have had many opportunities to share this amazing and powerful mind/body connection with clients, often with amazing results. I have also experienced results myself which some would consider miraculous. Less than a year ago, I was told that I probably had uterine cancer that required immediate and radical surgery. I had 3 weeks before my surgery to focus my thoughts on my body, look deeply within, face all of the fears that surfaced and literally re arrange my thoughts patterns and beliefs in order to:

  1. Heal any potential cancer.
  2. Minimize the surgery.
  3. Help myself recover easily, quickly and with minimal pain.

Using hypnosis, intense energy work and by re patterning my thoughts I was able to go into surgery trusting that my work was not just helpful, but healing. 2 hours after going into surgery, the doctor reported to my family that I did not have cancer, and that she was able to perform the surgery in the least invasive way possible. I even came home the day of surgery, and 2 weeks later I was back in the gym doing gentle yoga and exercise. Granted, not all cases turn out this way, and there are many reasons for that. I share my experience to make the point that the power of the mind is immense, and when we utilize that power and energy in tandem with our body, the possibilities open up and we are less limited in the control we have over our own health and well-being. Embrace your body, and strive to deepen your mind/body relationship. It can only help you in positive ways.