Healing Touch: Taking Relaxation to the next level

Flor Taboada blog, Healing, Healing Touch, Heartbreak, Lifestyle, Self-care, Stress

  If you have been following me, you have probably heard me saying that healing happens in the relaxation response. And if you have had Healing Touch before, you already know how relaxing a session can be. But this is the thing. There is something that sets Healing Touch apart from simple relaxation. Healing Touch goes one step further, or …

You are enough

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Lovingkindness, Self-care

I hear it over and over again “What did I do wrong” đŸ˜Ș” If I had/hadn’t ________ perhaps we would still be together” “There is something wrong with me”. I hear you but I’m sorry to say that it isn’t always about you. Sometimes in life things don’t work out but it doesn’t need to be because of YOU. You …

Be your best friend

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Flower Essences, Healing, Healing Touch, Heartbreak, Lovingkindness, Self-care

  Be your best friend.  Don’t beat yourself up. You may not be where you thought you should be by now in life, work or love. You may wish you’d done things differently, you may even feel that you have screwed up.  With every day, with every moment, comes a new opportunity to open or close, to switch back to the default …

… and the livin’ is easy

Flor Taboada blog, Healing, Lifestyle, Self-care, Stress

I love summer. Long hot days give me a sense of freedom, relaxation and expanded possibilities. No matter if you are planning a trip home to see family and friends, going on a “solo vacation”, checking out a new destination or staying local, here are a few ideas to make the most of summer easy living and the free time …

Get over it!

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Flower Essences, Healing, Healing Touch, Heartbreak, Self-care

I’m a member of the local Food Coop here in Brooklyn and this morning I went to do my monthly shift. I was teaming up with a lovely young lady at the conveyor belt and while waiting for some boxes to arrive, we began to chat. She asked me what I do. When I said that I help women heal from heartbreak she looked at me, seemingly moved, …

Pen to paper or the benefits of daily journaling

Flor Taboada blog, Healing, Self-care, Stress

  For the last year or so, I have been writing (almost) daily in a free kind of way. My inspiration comes from Julia Cameron’s “Morning Pages” and her fantastic book” The Artist Way”. I have found daily writing a very powerful, simple and accessible therapeutic tool and a great self-care exercise, within everyone’s reach. And the research confirms the benefits …

You are a Hero!

Flor Taboada blog, Healing, Self-care

I have been reflecting a bit on my own life lately and have come to a conclusion that IÂŽd love to share with you. It is not rocket science but I think it is worth mentioning or, at least, reminding. Here it is: We all have a story to tell and that story is often more fascinating than what we give ourselves credit for. When seeing …

Sweet Chestnut Flower Essence: Be the Phoenix rising from your own ashes

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences

“WHAT WE CALL SUFFERING BUDDHA CALLED THE PATH” PEMA CHÖDRON Sweet Chestnut holds a very important place among the 38 Bach Essences because its healing properties are about bringing relief and inner strength in times of great distress and suffering. The loss of a loved one; A chronic illness; Extreme anguish and despair; Feeling our endurance is been tested to its limits; …

Today is an special day: here’s the Fall!

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It’s official. Here in NYC we reached the Autumnal Equinox today 10:21 AM EDT. It doesn’t really feel like Fall out there. But it is. As I write this, the temperature outside is 78 F/26C. We’ll reach 88F/31C tomorrow. To be honest, it suits me. As the summer person I am, I’ll be hanging on to the summer as much …