I’m often asked what Energy Medicine is and how it helps people. My usual response is to address how Energy Medicine can help rebalance the imbalances at the root of physical, emotional and mental issues, because the energy systems are foundational to our health on every level. After working with many people on a myriad of issues, it’s my expectation that physical and emotional symptoms will lessen greatly and often disappear completely as we peel away layers of traumas, emotions and limiting beliefs, and, that they will experience an increased level of wellness and vitality, many times reporting that they “haven’t felt this good in 10 years.” These improvements are wonderful, but there is something else, something infinitely more beautiful, happening on a deeper level.
As I’ve worked with clients for extended periods, I’ve observed that as people release old patterns, and the stuck emotions around experiences that have shaped their perceptions of life and of themselves, many subtle foundational shifts take place simultaneously. The process can best be described as a gentle unfolding of the self, not unlike a flower that slowly opens to the sun, and reflects back the light that it absorbs.
As clients move through this process of unfolding, they become more in touch with who they are at their core, more attuned to their own higher consciousness, and more at ease with themselves and with life. Peaks of joy are experienced, sometimes for the first time, and the little stresses of life don’t have as much impact. People who had once walked in with visible tension in their faces and their bodies move with a relaxed ease, and tension is replaced with smiles and laughter.
For some people these changes happen relatively quickly, for others they take longer. Regardless of how long it takes, the process itself is a joy to watch, and always brings moments of awe, inspiration and gratitude to both client and practitioner.
Rather than using my newsletter to review 2013 and look for take-aways (which is always valuable, mind you), I chose to focus on the turbulence we've been experiencing in one of the more mundane areas of life - the weather.
I simply could not pass up the opportunity to address such cool weather occurrences as the Polar Vortex and the Bombogenesis, and of course, make some observations on how similar turbulence can exist virtually unnoticed in our energy fields and thoughts. Click below to find out what vortexes may exist in your life and what you can do about them, then share some of your vortexes in the comments section!
Read the 2013/2014 Winter Newsletter
The Vortexes of our lives...
Some common vortexes observed in clients and others:
Facebook Vortex – Being sucked through the portal of an endless newsfeed to a virtual reality free of the constraints of time and space.
Sugar Vortex – The magnetic force in your hand that attracts all things sweet, often unnoticed, only to be discovered mid-bite.
Vortex of Despair – The stirrings of panic that explode if given too much attention, accompanied by thoughts of ‘this will never work’ ‘I’ll never get it all done’ ‘my life will never change…’, etc. - note the prominence of ‘always’ and ‘never’ in these moments.
Sent in by a reader:
The Vortex of Frustrating Board Volunteering with the message: "your tips have arrived at just the right time as I'm composing my resignation"
Share some of your vortexes below!
Greetings! The arrival of autumn and the hint of a chill in the air reminded me that it was time for another seasonal newsletter! Seasons change from one day to the next in the south, it seems like we were just sweating our way through the Indian Summer...
The turning and falling of leaves brings a theme of letting go of the past and clearing the way for future growth. Exploring this theme from the perspectives of Mindfulness, Coaching and Energy Medicine led to some interesting overlaps and distinctly separate insights. At the link below you'll find my latest newsletter with three takes on the theme of 'Letting Go.' In it, you'll find pratical advice on approaching this topic from the perspectives of Mindfulness, Coaching and Energy Medicine, as well as exercises to try yourself.
Don't forget to savor the good things that the year has brought you before you move into winter hibernation and preparation for the new spring!
Paige Apgar is an Energy Medicine Practitioner and Transformational Life Coach, who also teaches Meditation and Mindfulness.
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