Many years ago, my friend Jane married in her late thirties and was not surprised when she was not able to conceive a child — after all, the information all said it was harder for older mothers to conceive — so she and her husband grieved and then applied to adopt a child. No sooner did they receive the information that a baby had been found for them than Jane realized she was pregnant.Read More
There is some new and exciting research that has come out of Emory University in Atlanta regarding the way ancestral memories are passed down through the generations and into the DNA of offspring. Energy therapy already takes this as a basic assumption when we are working with someone.Read More
In our medically oriented culture we witness daily how the normal inevitable experiences of grief and loss, which are an integral part of the human condition become ‘something to be cured’.
Our medical system is designed toward procedures and medication. This “do something to get rid of the excruciating pain of loss ” is all too often diagnosed and pathologised and medications get prescribed as the remedy.
This is a huge mistake. We ignore at our peril the richness and wisdom of the rituals and customs that have existed in culture and in religion for millennia to help people with grief and loss.
As a society we have far more compassion toward those who are in treatment for an ailment/pain that manifests through the physical body such as cancer and heart disease than for those whose pain manifests in the burdensome heavy painful difficult energy of pain and grief.
Holding, loving, connecting, compassion, time, and patience are the best medicines for grief and probably for most depression too, if only we were free to see that.
Ever lain in bed listening to the sound of a car alarm and the utter relief when someone flips the switch and there is finally silence? Ever wish you had a similar turn-off switch for all the noise and tumult in your body and head? Well here is the good news: you do.Read More