A forgiveness bouquet to welcome Spring

Flor Taboada blog, Flower Essences, Healing, Nature, Self-care

Happy Spring Equinox! My favourite time of the year starts NOW! Things can only get better. Sunshine, light and warmth. And flowers galore. Speaking of which… I rescued some flowers on Saturday. There were some beautiful daffodils in my garden and the mini beast from the east was coming. Honestly. I’m not joking. That was the name of the snow storm we just had …

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 …

Feet on the ground-Clematis Flower Essence

Flor Taboada blog, Children, Emotional healing, Flower Essences, Healing, Lifestyle, School, Self-care, Stress

Today I visited a friend in Jersey City and look what I found growing in her garden! The lovely dreamy and sweet scented Clematis Vitalba. The essence made from its flowers helps us keep our  feet on the ground and develop an interest for the here and now. Head in the clouds? Love daydreaming, napping and sleeping? Are you someone with great imagination …

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” ?” 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 …

… 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 …

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 …