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Sometimes receiving a series of energy sessions can help you become more aware of your own intuitive abilities. Over the years, many of my clients have opened up to a whole new way of being in the world after rebalancing their energy system. Highly intuitive people often realize the depth of their natural gifts only after more conventional structures and life strategies have collapsed.

A collapse can be brutal in the moment it occurs and is often experienced as a failure. Yet, an event that may have been viewed as a “breakdown” may come to be recognized as a “breakthrough”. A crisis is that point in your life when you finally had to create a more suitable path that allows you to be who really are.

Below is a testimony from a client who realized she had already started navigating through the world using her intuition, as well as her logical mind. This really helped her more clearly perceive her own inner guidance and trust her own decisions:

 “Jeri has been an amazing resource for me. She has help me to find my intuitive self as well as understand my body and mind connection. Having knowledge about this has helped me discover possible new paths in my life in order to live in a more divergent manner. In addition, she has helped reduce my anxiety over the last six months which had been plaguing me for over a year. Thank you Jeri!!!”

 Jeri Lawson is available for Healing Touch and Clarity Breathwork sessions Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm, in the Temescal Area of Oakland, California

It’s been awhile since I posted some music for healing work. I just found a fantastic CD that was released in 2000. Why did it take me so long to find it? I’ve been playing this music almost every day for the last few weeks.

In my healing practice, the music I select for each treatment is an important part of establishing the frequency or sacred space, of the session. For me, music also keeps that space grounded in “real-time” as the healing unfolds on whatever level the client needs.

 

Enjoy.

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Anita Moorjani

Anita Moorjani

Anita Moorjani is always spot on.

In this article for Huffpost she writes about  “4 Myths That Keep You From Living Fully And Fearlessly”. Here is a quote from the article:

“…One of the biggest lessons I learned from nearly dying of cancer is the importance of loving myself unconditionally. In fact, learning to love and accept myself unconditionally is what healed me and brought me back from the brink of death. During my workshops and speeches, I often tell the audience to “Love yourself like your life depends on it, because it does!”

Here is her TedxBayArea talk.  In the  first 2:50 minutes of this clip, she talks about her death and starts describing her “expanded awareness” afterwards. This video is really worth the eighteen minutes and five seconds it takes to watch it.

I am greatly inspired by Anita. I hope you enjoy the links.

Jeri Lawson is available for Healing Touch, Reiki and Clarity Breathwork sessions Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm, in the Temescal Area of Oakland, California. 510-601-9632

IMG_4061In my healing practice, mental healing often takes the form of a subtle “falling away” of problems, obsessive thinking and worry. Sometimes my clients are not aware of the benefits of their Healing Touch session until days afterwards. This is one reason I have learned to trust that whatever happens in the session is perfect.

When giving a series of treatments, I usually ask my clients at the start of their healing if they noticed any significant shifts from the previous session. It’s often only then that they realize an issue that they were preoccupied with previously did not resurface. Frequently, being asked the question is what prompts them to realize their shift.

What actually causes the healing? I really don’t know for sure. I use many Healing Touch techniques in my sessions to rebalance my clients’ energy, yet I think fundamentally it has to do with the experience of being in sacred space.

What is sacred space? Eckhart Tolle calls it presence. In The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment he writes,

“All negativity is caused by an accumulation of psychological time and denial of the present. Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence.”

In my healing sessions my clients return to this presence, this sacred space, and it is in this space that they heal themselves.

Jeri Lawson is available for Healing Touch and Clarity Breathwork sessions Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm, in the Temescal Area of Oakland, California

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In the last half of 2014, many of my new clients came to try Healing Touch because they were suffering from anxiety, panic attacks and/or trauma. I have to admit, even I was surprised at how effective Healing Touch has been for these clients.

Here is a testimony from a man who had been experiencing debilitating anxiety for years:

“I was suffering from extreme anxiety and insomnia when a friend referred me to Jeri.  From the very first session I left feeling free from anxiety for the first time in many months. Jeri told me that the anxiety might come back, but that with each session I wold experience longer periods of feeling calm and anxiety-free. She was absolutely correct. After four sessions the bouts of anxiety became so infrequent that I was able to transition to seeing Jeri every month or so for a “tune up”. I am also able to sleep again. Going to Jeri was a life changing experience for me and words can’t begin to express how grateful I am to her and Healing Touch.”

There are many sessions in which I sense my client has healed themselves in the first 5 minutes. Being able to HOLD the new level of consciousness, vibration, or groundedness and stay healed becomes the focus of these energetic sessions.

I have had clients that have only needed one Healing Touch session, but more often, it takes a short series of sessions. Each one builds on the next to assist my client in reaching their new level of alignment and vibration. Check out an older post I wrote: A Healing Pattern.

My energy-blog-writing hero and fellow Healing Touch Practitioner Barbara J. Litchfield said it best in her post: Energy Therapy Changes the Energetic Pattern. I have shared this with you before in another post, but it is so good, I might just have to share it with you in the future, too.

We have an amazing and profound capacity to heal ourselves physically, mentally and emotionally when we come into energetic alignment. We really do.

I see it happen every day.

Jeri Lawson is available for Healing Touch and Clarity Breathwork sessions Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm, in the Temescal Area of Oakland, California

This is a super sweet cartoon of a young child who approaches a Master Guru and asks to gain control of the “Avatar State”.

He is told “You must bring balance to yourself, before you can bring balance to the world.”

Being balanced means he has to open all his chakras.

I just love the fact that our culture (cartoons, TV shows, young-adult fiction) is addressing these energetic principles of personal balance. This is a children’s TV show!

Take this ten minute journey with our little friend as he clears his chakras by first facing his fear. As he continues up the chakras, he releases guilt, shame, grief and denial. He continues on to realize the connectedness of all things, gains control of his thoughts and releases earthly attachments so he can connect with his higher self. A real action-packed adventure.

Remember that you can balance your energy field by getting a hands-on-healing. You can also easily learn to do treatments on yourself.

Be an Avatar!

Jeri Lawson is available for Healing Touch, Reiki and Clarity Breathwork sessions Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm, in the Temescal Area of Oakland, California. 510-601-9632

I would like to thank my Healing Touch colleague Maryanne Mitchell for bringing this little gem of a cartoon to my attention. Thanks Maryanne!!!!

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This book has greatly inspired my healing practice, and I don’t even have a dog.

Reading Reiki For Dogs brought me back to the basics of doing energy work: connection, balance, trust, and an open heart. I highly recommend this book to anyone who practices any modality of energy work, whether you have been a Reiki Master for 20 years or are now just considering your first healing class.

I loaned out my first copy of Reiki For Dogs to a client right after I read it, and had to buy the kindle version to finish this post. I have another book on order for a gift. It’s one of those books that I find myself underlining something on every page.

Kathleen Prasad describes Animal Reiki as “learning how to meditate with your animals”. She explains how Reiki can be an animal therapy practice, as well as being a meditative practice for the practitioner. She states:

“The practice of Reiki is not just about connecting with the language of nature and using compassionate intention to support your dog; it’s about discovering your true nature, your true essence. Reiki involves more than hoping for good without bad, light without dark, happiness without sadness; it’s about understanding that both sides need to be in balance. Without one side, the other could not exist. Only when we remain in balance can we discover true healing and follow nature’s way most closely. Learning to embrace both halves of the whole of existence, both sides of the yin and yang, earth as well as heaven, our highest potential as well as our shadow side– this is the way of Reiki.”

Kathleen Prasad really gets it. Isn’t this one of the most beautiful descriptions of healing you have ever read?

She also writes how Reiki has healed her at different points in her life and shares the stories of how Reiki has greatly benefited the animals she has worked with. Kathleen reminds us how fully present animals are, without judgement or expectations. Their unconditional acceptance opens our hearts, and it’s when our hearts are open that healing can truly begin.

Kathleen has a list of exercises called “Try This” in the book. Some are traditional Reiki exercises and some are meditative techniques that Kathleen has created to work specifically with animals. These exercises are so simple, and yet so profound. These exercises alone are worth the price of the book.

Here is another of the many passages I underlined in Reiki for Dogs:

“Reiki cannot be forced upon another individual or animal; it will only flow according to the openness of the individual. In other words, each individual is responsible for his or her own healing process. What a practitioner does is simply, through practice, to learn how to create and hold a healing space to support another being.”

As I read this book, I could feel my heart opening with every page. Kathleen Prasad has reminded me once again, on a deeper level, what energetic healing is all about.

Jeri Lawson is available for Healing Touch, Reiki and Clarity Breathwork sessions Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm, in the Temescal Area of Oakland, California. 510-601-9632

 

Animal Communicator  Anna Breytenbach

Animal Communicator Anna Breytenbach

SORRY, THE VIDEO IS ALREADY DOWN. YOU CAN STILL LEARN MORE ABOUT ANNA BY GOING TO HER WEBSITE. JUST CLICK ON HER NAME BELOW.

Check out this video on interspecies communication featuring Anna Breytenbach.  I am posting this video now because I am not sure how long it will be up.

Watching this documentary is a healing in itself.

Profound.

 

Jeri Lawson is available for Healing Touch, Reiki and Clarity Breathwork sessions Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm, in the Temescal Area of Oakland, California. 510-601-9632

 

2014 Healing Touch Worldwide Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois

2014 Healing Touch Worldwide Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois

Last August I attended the Healing Touch Worldwide Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois. Over 300 Healing Touch Practitioners were there. Even though it’s been almost two months, I still find myself thinking about the people I met, the diversity of their healing practices, and the healing stories they told me.

Over the four days we had breakfast and dinner in the main room at large, round tables. As we ate together, I met physical therapists, chaplains, nurses and other massage therapists from all over the country who are using Healing Touch on a daily basis. I also met several amazing healers who were primarily focused on healing their family and friends.

It’s quite remarkable. I am so grateful for this work.

Jeri Lawson is available for Healing Touch, Reiki and Clarity Breathwork sessions Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm, in the Temescal Area of Oakland, California. 510-601-9632

The September/October Issue of Energy Magazine

 

Energy Magazine has been a huge inspiration to me for years. It just occurred to me that I should share it with you.

Energy Magazine is a free on-line bimonthly publication from Healing Touch Program. This is an incredible resource for healers of all modalities. Each issue is sent to you via email and there is a well-organized list of archived issues. If you want to subscribe click here. Enjoy!

 

Jeri Lawson is available for Healing Touch, Reiki and Clarity Breathwork sessions Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm, in the Temescal Area of Oakland, California. 510-601-9632

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