Complementary therapies to keep mind, body and spirit in balance.
A Healing Bath Ritual
Taking a soak in the bath is a popular stress reliever. Here is a simple healing bath ritual to help you release negative emotions and restore your equilibrium.
A Sound Healing Workshop with Julie Felix
I’m always interested in vibrational healing methods, but confess I haven’t used much sound healing in my work, so when a friend told me that singer Julie Felix was coming to Hereford, England, my nearest city, it was an opportunity I couldn’t miss.
Absent healing is a way of sending or receiving healing over distance. The obvious advantage is that it can reach people, places and animals that the healer cannot physically be with.
An Audience with Caroline Myss
I travelled to Bristol to hear Caroline Myss deliver the Christopher Pilkington Memorial Lecture on ‘Why and How we Heal’. I’m glad I made the journey as she speaks so much spiritual sense about healing. Here I distil some of her key messages for you.
Are You a Healer?
Do you have healing abilities? Read on to find out.
Aromatherapy For The Holidays - Enjoy The Scents of the Season!
Aromatherapy is perfect for relaxing year-round, but it´s especially useful during the stressful times of the holidays. Whether you seek to de-stress, invigorate, refresh, or calm, the scents of the season has something for everyone! (Christmas/Winter Holidays)
Aura Soma Color Healing
As a Color Therapist I have a long standing interest in Aura Soma, the dual color bottle healing system conceived by Vicky Wall. Aura Soma works on a deep soul level.
Color is such an integral part of our lives that we sometimes take it for granted, yet it has the power to heal us. When we are poorly we talk about being off color and from an energy point of view this is absolutely true. A clairvoyant may see illness in the aura and body as grubby, dull colors.
Color Therapy Lamp
I treated myself to a lamp from the Philips Living Colors range a year ago. I’d been looking at the Living Colors range with interest for a while and was pleased to see that the prices were becoming more affordable. Here's what I think of mine.
Dangers of Fast Tracking Spiritual Attunements
In these days of fast food, fast travel and get rich quick schemes it is perhaps not surprising that some people and organisations offer fast track attunements promising to instantly boost your spiritual development. Here I discuss the possible pitfalls of trying to rush your personal growth.
Emotional Freedom Technique
Emotional Freedom Technique, or EFT for short, is a simple and popular healing technique that can be self administered once learned. It is often referred to as the ‘tapping cure’.
Essential Oils in Healing
Essential oils may lift our spirits, change our moods and help us to connect spiritually. I find I use an essential oil in one way or another at some point in most of my healings and love to use them for my own benefit too.
Five Rhythms Dance
Gabrielle Roth developed Five Rhythms ecstatic dancing as a joyful way of working through the tensions and issues that we all store in our bodies. Having spent a day dancing the Five Rhythms I can testify it is a great workout too!
Gong Healing with Don Conreaux
Don Conreaux is a world renowned Gong Master. I was fortunate to experience one of his Gong Baths when he visited Wales recently.
Healing for the Earth
It is up to us to hold sacred the vision of a bountiful Earth that we share with all our relations. The Earth is not here for humans alone, it is home to our animal, plant and stone brothers and sisters, not forgetting the devas, elementals and other beings who usually go unseen by humankind.
How does Hypnosis work?
Hypnosis is a very versatile and useful therapeutic tool. It can help with anything that your mind has some effect upon; that includes most of your life experience! Hypnosis directly addresses the subconscious mind and this is why it has the potential for lasting change.
How to Make Flower Essences
Making your own flower essences is cheap, easy, enjoyable and effective. Here’s a step-by-step guide to making your own from the plants around you.
Lessons From Illness
What can illness teach us? Can we gain insight & wisdom when we are ‘laid low’? Can an illness serve a higher purpose? I had to consider all of these questions when a bout of the flu knocked me right off my feet.
Reiki - Energy Healing
Reiki is an energy therapy from the East that has taken off in popularity. Here's some advice if you are considering an attunement.
Should Healers Charge for Healing?
The question of whether healers should charge in return for giving healing is an ongoing debate. Here I present the arguments as I see them & my own view on this thorny issue.
Sound Healing Workshop
I recently invited Jules Heavens to facilitate her Singing the Bones workshop with some of my students. She arrived with a car full of huge gongs and an array of other fascinating looking instruments.
We can detect and distinguish thousands of different scents and these can stimulate memories, feelings and states of mind. The fragrance of incense can transport us to a temple; the smell of a rose can evoke feelings of love. Bringing scent into your life enriches it immeasurably.
The Healing Power of Feathers
I have been working with the bird kingdom for healing and guidance for a good while now. In my workshop ‘A Wing and Prayer’ I show others how to connect into bird energies. One of the simplest ways to do this is through feathers.
Therapy for Winter Days
The Winter solstice marks the darkest point of the year. This is the time that many of us feel at a ‘low ebb’. Here I discuss ways to cosset yourself through Winter days.
Using the Color Blue in Healing
Blue is the color of the heavens; a blue sky is uplifting to our spirits. In our energy system blue is associated with the throat chakra.
Using the Color Green in Healing
Green is the central point in our journey through the color spectrum; neither warm nor cold it harmonises our senses and brings us into balance.
Using the Color Indigo in Healing
Indigo has a power and depth that goes beyond lighter shades of blue. It is the color of the night sky lit with stars and it stimulates our psychic senses.
Using the Color Orange in Healing
Orange is a warming color which carries a feeling of wellbeing and fuels our creativity. Its vibrancy is enlivening and it can lift us out of despondency into a creative and positive state.
Using the Color Red in Healing
Red is the warmest color in the spectrum. It is of immense use when we need energy and vitality, passion and the drive to make things happen.
Using the Color Violet in Healing
Violet has the fastest vibration of any color in the spectrum. For this reason many people on a spiritual path feel drawn towards violet.
What is a Healing Crisis? New Age Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | New Age Site Map
In an ideal world we would go for a healing and feel wonderful immediately afterwards. Unfortunately there is sometimes a clearing out phase after healing that may feel quite unpleasant for a day or two. This is commonly called a healing crisis.
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