Mind Clearing anyone?

Flor Taboada Healing, Healing Touch, Stress, Uncategorized

“I can think again” said one client after a HT session that included the Mind Clearing technique. Mind Clearing is one of the most popular Healing Touch techniques. I use it a lot in my practice. It is specifically designed to quiet and relax the mind, promoting inner peacefulness, focus and clarity. It can be a very helpful technique for work and …

On loving-kindness

Flor Taboada blog, Healing

“THROUGH LOVING-KINDNESS EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING CAN FLOWER AGAIN FROM WITHIN” Sharon Salzberg I’ve lived most of my life comparing myself to others and, most of the time, to my own disadvantage. I’m finally learning to stop this unhealthy practice and starting to really appreciate myself. But not in a narcissistic or egotistic way. There are things I like about myself …

4 ways to revitalize yourself this summer

Flor Taboada blog, Nature, Self-care

“We need the tonic of wildness.”  D. H. Thoreau   Summer is my favorite season, always filling me with a sense of freedom, happiness and vitality. And, knowing what NY winters are like, I’m trying to make the most of it. We are very lucky that the City has to offer so many great outdoor activities and events during the …

Over a bowl of Ramen soup- A poem

Flor Taboada Healing, Poem

  It all happened while she was eating a bowl of delicious ramen soup, And realized that it wasn’t her, But the little girl in her Who needed to be reassured, That she was safe. That even if she didn’t feel safe then, She was safe now. It was time to come back home, Home to the innocence, The joy, And …

End of School Year… Flower Essences to the Rescue!! Part 1: Children and Teens

Flor Taboada blog, Children, Flower Essences, School, Stress

It is that hectic time of year…. The last weeks of school are full with mixed feelings of excitement and dread for kids, parents and teachers alike. Kids are tired and restless. The pressure of the exams and assignments, school performances and proms, the excitement of warmer and longer days, and the planning and anticipation of the summer vacation. We …

10 reasons why you should consider Healing Touch

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

Healing Touch is a gentle complementary therapy that uses light touch to balance and restore energy that has been depleted due to mental or emotional stress, trauma, illness and/or medical procedures. Healing touch uses very gentle touch. It is not massage and it is given with the client fully clothed. Here are some reasons why you should consider Healing Touch …

Are your emotions affecting your health?

Flor Taboada blog, Stress

The link between the body and the mind fascinates me. An increasing body of research is now supporting what some traditional healing methods like Chinese medicine or Ayurveda have known for centuries: that there’s a connection between the body and the mind and that thoughts and emotions can impact our health. Most people know that anger is bad for the …

Overwhelmed? Check out Elm Flower Essence

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences, Stress

  “… IS THE REMEDY FOR PEOPLE SUFFERING A TEMPORARY LOSS OF CONFIDENCE DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING AMOUNT OF RESPONSIBILITY THEY HAVE TAKEN ON…”  DR EDWARD BACH This month I’m going to write about a flower essence that can be very helpful in periods of stress and pressure. We can all feel overwhelmed at times… who hasn’t felt this way?  The essence …

Letting the summer go

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences, Stress

  NYC is buzzing and enjoying a beautiful Indian summer. Fall will official start soon. I’m sad to see the summer go. After a meditation retreat and my summer vacation, I’m enjoying the return to my healing practice with renewed energy, enthusiasm and fresh ideas. My inspiration for the coming months comes from my practice too. I heard yesterday from …