Self Reliance and the Number 8 Wire Mentality

Posted by Kate on Nov 20, 2014 in General | 0 comments

Ancestors Here in New Zealand we have a saying “Number 8 Wire Mentality”, which is a mindset that flowed on from our ancestors, who came here in the 19th and 20th centuries. Number 8 gauge wire is a wire that had a multitude of uses, mostly fencing. As NZ was isolated, and imports from the Motherland were few and far between, we made do with what we had. Rural farming meant trips to town were time consuming, so we were innovative. We had to be self reliant. Hardy People As this mentality seeped through the generations, we prided...

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How The Way You Pay Attention Could Be Causing You Stress, Pain and Illness

Posted by Kate on Nov 10, 2014 in Healing | 0 comments

I have just read two books by Les Fehmi PhD, who is the director at the Princeton Biofeedback Centre. Dissolving Pain: Simple Brain-Training Exercises for Overcoming Chronic Pain and The Open-Focus Brain: Harnessing the Power of Attention to Heal Mind and Body I wish I had known about this technique 30 years ago. Space In essence, Dr Fehmi noticed that when people focused on Space, their brain went into an alpha state, which is a semi alert state. By Space I mean you imagine the space in the room, the space around your thumb, the distance...

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Why You Should Baby Crawl As An Adult

Posted by Kate on Jun 12, 2014 in General | 0 comments

Disconnection From Legs I’ve always had issues about walking; feeling confident walking, being connected to my legs. When I was under 10 years of age I had 3 operations on my legs that laid me up in hospital for weeks, and in the 1960s it wasn’t a fun place for a child to be. Subsequently I have a lot of trauma around my legs. In healing my psoas muscle pain I came across crawling for adults, and it’s the first body related movement exercise I feel so good doing, its easy too, but a harder workout than what you would think. In fact I...

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The Psoas Muscle And It’s Relationship With Your Soul

Posted by Kate on Jun 8, 2014 in Healing, Soul | 0 comments

Psoas Pain For the past few weeks I have been suffering from psoas muscle pain. The psoas is the muscle that holds us upright, taking us from all fours to standing. It attaches at the spine and comes down through the pelvis and attaches to the inner thigh bone. So it’s a very core muscle, attaching our spine to our legs. The psoas is much more than your ordinary muscle, it is a messenger for your central nervous system, and it’s where your fear response (fight/flight/freeze) stems from, and trauma is stored in your...

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The Productiveness of Stillness

Posted by Kate on Jun 3, 2014 in General | 0 comments

To Do List We had a holiday weekend this past weekend in NZ, I managed to get quite a few things done that I hadn’t planned to get done, and I got nothing done I wanted to get done. I sort of zoned out or found myself sleepy around those tasks on my list. I couldn’t work out why I wasn’t doing them, because a part of me liked doing what I was going to be doing. I seemed to have a lot of miscommunication and also spending far too long on jobs that should have worked out in a straight forward manner, but they didn’t. Frustration I was...

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Spiritual Bypassing – One Avoidance Technique You May Not Realise You Are Doing

Posted by Kate on May 14, 2014 in General | 1 comment

I first heard this term on the 6 month Spiritual Development Program that I have just finished based on Sufi principles. It spoke to me and I found there was a book about it -Spiritual Bypassing: When Spirituality Disconnects Us from What Really Matters Definition The term basically means that we avoid dealing with our painful feelings with the use of spiritual practises or beliefs. I have used Spiritual Bypassing, not consciously, I’ve taken that attitude of telling people that something might be their karma, or to not to take something...

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My Successful Breakthrough With Food and My Health

Posted by Kate on Jan 9, 2014 in General | 0 comments

Knowledge About Food I know quite a bit about food, since being treated for high blood pressure a few years ago. I have been through various stages of strictly controlling what I eat, learning about vitamins, minerals and supplements. I’ve learned a lot also because I had adrenal fatigue, when to eat, how to eat, what to eat. Of course I fell off the wagon time to time, but overall my eating was good. I even went gluten-free last year, I had gluten-free toast for breakfast, whole grain oats for morning tea and salads or veges and protein for...

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Vows and Oaths

Posted by Kate on Jan 6, 2014 in Healing | 0 comments

Is a past life, present day, or ancestral vow or oath still affecting you today? Vows and Oaths can be hugely impactful and causing blocks in your life. Although I clear these in the Comprehensive Soul Healing, I want to single them out as I think they can require their own special focus. A vow is a solemn promise, pledge, or personal commitment made to God (also taken by monks, nuns, and religious people). An oath is a solemn appeal to a deity, or to some revered person or thing, to witness one’s determination to speak the truth. Some of...

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Are You A Twin And Don’t Know It?

Posted by Kate on Oct 24, 2013 in Healing | 1 comment

Just recently I have come across a phenomenon known as Vanishing Twin Syndrome. When I read about it I had that frisson of familiarity run through me, and as I read further on it was eerie that I had just about all the symptoms. Biology Statistics say that one in every eighty births are twins. But one in every eight pregnancies starts out as twins. For some biological reason that embryo wasn’t viable and able to go to term, so it was then absorbed by the mother, the placenta, or the surviving twin. From a biological perspective there are...

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Are You In A Co-Dependent Relationship With Your Mind?

Posted by Kate on Oct 11, 2013 in General | 2 comments

I read an awesome book the last few days, The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael Singer. It’s probably the best book I’ve read on mindfulness and why you observe your thoughts and let them pass through. I can see why it’s a number one best seller and Oprah snapped him up for an interview. I Like My Thoughts I was always conflicted about Mindfulness because sometimes I like my thinking process; I like my curious and questioning mind. It also serves me well in my job as an Intuitive/Healer and if I let the thoughts and...

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