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 …

On Tears

Flor Taboada blog, Healing, Healing Touch

“THERE IS A SACREDNESS IN TEARS. THEY ARE NOT THE MARK OF WEAKNESS, BUT OF POWER. THEY SPEAK MORE ELOQUENTLY THAN TEN THOUSAND TONGUES. THEY ARE THE MESSENGER OF OVERWHELMING GRIEF, OF DEEP CONTRITION, AND OF UNSPEAKABLE LOVE. ” WASHINGTON IRVING At the end of our session, a new client cries for the first time since her cancer diagnosis 2 years earlier. She hadn’t allowed herself to do so before …

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 …

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 …

Healing Touch to Reduce Stress: hitting that Reset button

Flor Taboada blog, Healing Touch, Stress

“This was so relaxing. Nothing like anything I have experienced before. People should have one Healing Touch session every week!” These are the words of a client of mine who works in NYC’s Financial District. The damaging effects of stress on the body and the mind are well known. Our bodies are only equipped to deal with certain stresses for short …

Self-care is essential

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences, Healing Touch, Lifestyle, Self-care, Stress

Self-care is what we do in order to take care of our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health:  all those things, sometimes big (going on a nice vacation or a retreat), sometimes small (taking some full deep conscious breaths or going for a walk in the park). Self-care helps us to feel more connected, happier and present in our lives. …