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 …

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 …