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 …

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 …

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 …