Go Out of Your Mind for Happiness

Every time I sink into a lower vibration, it’s my head. It’s my head full of stuff.
How about you?
What’s happening when you feel burdened?

Busy mind drags us down.
But we can transform.

It takes practice to get out of our head and into our heart.
To be alert to our own shtick and make a fresh choice.
To take a deep breath and allow life to be what it is.
To take a deep breath and step back.
To take a deep breath and let it go.
Refocus. Put attention on breath or heart or appreciation, gratitude.
Shift attention and notice the good stuff.

This picture says it all. Mindfulness. Being here now.
The happiness we feel when we’re staying in the present moment.
Become as little children . . .

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Want a boost to empty your mind?
Come join us for meditation Tuesday nights 7pm at And Breathe in Phoenix or
Thursday afternoons 5pm at TruFit studio in Fountain Hills.
. . .
Feel Better: use your vibes
Grounded and Present Meditation
How to Brighten Up with Your Wonderful Heart Energy 

(Many thanks to flickr for this picture!)
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Sure Fire Way to Avert Disease, Make Your pH Happy

Would you pour the wrong fuel into your car and damage the engine? I’m not suggesting it. Just wondering. Most of us avoid doing that.
But man oh man, we often pour too much acid into our own body and wreck our own engine.
Sugar, a huge acid, is our biggest downfall to ruin our health. Studies say excess refined sugar leads to most diseases, even cancer and Alzheimer’s.
Most of the Western diet, which is heavy on carbohydrates and meats, throws in far too much acid.

Our body is supposed to be slightly alkaline for good health.
The more acid foods we eat, the more we suffer inflammation, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, heart disease, cancer, and all the chronic diseases of age.

Did you know that most cancers thrive in an acidic environment?

Did you know the body often uses minerals to neutralize acid, and this process weakens your bones and wreaks havoc in many other ways?

Did you know your body tries to protect your internal organs by shoving the acid into your fat, away from vital organs?

Did you know how hard it is to get rid of toxic acidic fat? Basically we need to detox before we can lose weight (especially later in life). We need to move to an alkaline diet.

Here’s a challenge: today and for the rest of this week,
– double the amount of veggies you eat,
– reduce sugar intake to half (tiny portions),
and let me know how you feel.

On a more alkaline diet your body will be happier, younger, with more energy. Choose alkaline veggies for 80% of your intake. See the alkaline acid food chart, below (many more charts available on the web).

Right – we’ve hinted at veggies before, but it’s such a big deal for good health.

Food Sloth – Granny’s Hot Tips
Drinking Acid?
We’re not fat; we’re Toxic
Lose Toxins, Lose Fat, Relieve Pain
Knockout Cancer

Feel better, get balanced.  Diane does hands on healing for your biofield and gives you practical ways to enhance your energy system.  Make an appointment in Phoenix or Fountain Hills
(I am grateful to share this pinterest food chart, which I modified slightly.)
pH food chart pinterest modified DS

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Superb Energy Healing You Can Do with Your Heart

Do-it-yourself energy healing – yes!
Because we are 99% nothing-but energy! Certainly you can heal yourself.
As Spirit, wearing a human body, you have charge of your health.

Body pain often shows us our own issues and concerns.
As in, “Oh boy I don’t like this – I cannot step into this.” (sore foot)
“My foundation feels shaky.” (hips, sacrum, tailbone)
“That situation / person is so wrong, it galls me to see it.” (gall bladder)

Not to worry, it’s just the human condition.
Our underlying conflicts scramble the energy pathways, the fine streams of light within our body.

A friend gave me this self healing method. I’m excited because it resonates with what we know already.
We know our head gets in our way.
We know our head often disagrees with our heart.
We know our heart has a huge energy field and healing power.

Begin by fully accepting yourself where you are right now, warts, troubles, and all.
Accept your body exactly the way it is.
Know that you chose this body’s size, shape, and idiosyncrasies for good reasons.
Know that your body is fine as it is.
Know and embrace the fact that it’s a beautiful body. It serves you so well. It’s a vehicle for your radiant soul.

Breathe deeply.
Look into the area of pain or problem.
You’ll see the lines of energy there as a tangled mess of threads. A knot of distress. It’s a form of resistance and miscommunication between the head and the heart.

Close your eyes, breathe into your spine, and place your hand upon your heart. Feel the serenity between your head and your heart.
The heart energy expands as you breathe.
A peaceful river flows between your heart and head.
Feel a clear line of communication between the two.
Relax into this.

Breathe deeply.
Let your attention rest with curiosity on the tangled knot of blocked energy.
Consider it. Gently question it. What is going on here?
Allow whatever comes up. You may learn something. Or not. No matter.
Keep breathing, observing, staying with the peace you feel between your heart and your head.

Ask for this knot of energy to relax.
Keep that clear and loving current between heart and head.
Watch the tangled knot release, unfold, surrender into easy flowing lines of light.

You have the natural ability to move energy inside yourself.
Your attention is a powerful thing.
Your imagination is a powerful thing.
Your vibration is a powerful thing.
Your inner tone of peace and love for yourself carries great impact.

Suspend your doubt. Spend 10 minutes of contentment on this.
You may be pleasantly surprised with the result.
Or perhaps your issue, and your doubt, might feel a little stuck.
The problem might improve only 20% so you say, ‘That feels like nothing.’
It is not nothing.
Try it a couple times a day for awhile. See how it goes.

Tone is everything.
Your mood colors every thing.
Your attention enlarges every thing.
Your Spirit infuses your body.

Many Thanks to my friend Dr Peebles for this self-healing method.
As he says, “through your choices and perceptions, you do indeed create your own reality.”

Boost Your Habit of Mind, Reset to Wonderful
How to Brighten Up with Your Wonderful Heart Energy
I Feel You, but How to Restore my Good Vibes?
“Protection” from bad vibes
Healing Code you can do yourself

Feel better, get balanced.  Diane does hands on healing for your biofield and gives you practical ways to enhance your energy system.  Make an appointment in Phoenix or Fountain Hills
(Thanks to pixabay for this heart – and allowing its modification.)fire-heart-pixabay cropped green yellow


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Energy healing, not as crazy as you think?

Around the world people are loving the benefits of energy healing. They use it for everything from pain to skin conditions to hormonal dysfunctions to fertility to depression, anxiety, asthma, autoimmune diseases, chronic diseases, cancer, and more.

How does this work so well? We are energy. The body is energy. Our biofield, electromagnetic field, surrounds and saturates us.
The leading edge of science tells us our bodies are literally filled with light and information.
Energy healing accesses this light and information, removing blockages, restoring natural streams of energy right down to the cellular level.

In his 2007 book, The Energy Healing Experiments, Dr. Gary Schwartz PhD said the leading theory at that time to explain energy healing was the concept of resonance. Sympathetic resonance and harmonic resonance.

For sympathetic resonance think of guitar strings or tuning forks.  With two same-tone tuning forks, if you strike one, the other will spontaneously start to vibrate.
If you have two guitars next to each other, pluck one string and see how the same string on the quiet guitar responds. (This will blow your mind.)
This sympathetic resonance is what many healers feel when they channel a higher vibration to the client. The client finds resonance with it and gets tuned to that higher vibration.
With harmonic resonance, vibrations resonate through multiple frequencies, harmonic tones. (Some people feel this too.)

Resonance is the basis of energy communication. This same process of vibration and resonance operates antennas and cell phones. Across the continents.
Schwartz writes, “Resonance is the quantum-field mechanism underlying life, growth, evolution, and health.”

In the past 10 years alone, styles of energy healing have multiplied and expanded tremendously.
Because so many people regain their health  from it.
Because so many scientists confirm its validity.
Because it is aligned with the quantum way of looking at ourselves and our world.
Because it is holistic, treating the whole person (not compartmentalized medicine).
Because it is non-invasive and non-toxic, economical and safe (not pharmaceutical).
Because it unblocks energy, stress, and pain – physically, mentally, emotionally.
Because it doesn’t just treat symptoms, but releases the root cause of limitation.
Because belief in it is not needed. It works on your energy system. All you need is an open mind to give it a chance.
Because almost anyone can tune in and feel energy in their own hands. It is a skill to be developed.

Research studies have confirmed the advantage of energy healing for pain, even chronic pain, cancer, cardiovascular disease, immune function, stress, autoimmune diseases, better recovery after surgery, reducing fatigue and increasing energy.
Searching the web for “cancer support groups who recommend energy healing,” we find over nine million entries.
I like the Reiki and Chakra Healing articles written by Virgil Anderson at mesothelioma.net, which offers resources for this type of cancer.

I see a time ahead when most of us will use natural energy for ourselves and others.
Using energy, we encourage the body, heart, and mind back to a natural healthy state.
We don’t make claims nor predict a prognosis. Each person’s healing is unique to them.
If you take this path, relax and be kind to yourself.
Be ready to release old patterns.
Be ready to receive and refresh.
Be ready to lighten up.

Biofield: Healing the “Incurable”
What is Energy Medicine?
Have you been Amazingly Energetic all this time?
5 Surprising Energy Healing Studies You Need to Know
Energy Medicine Research to Give You New Hope 

Feel better, get balanced.  Diane does hands on healing for your biofield and gives you practical ways to enhance your energy system.  Make an appointment in Phoenix or Fountain Hills

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Blow Your Mind  with these Inspiring Byron Katie quotes

Our thoughts tell us things should be different. Things should be better.
And we believe our thoughts. Thus, we suffer, says Katie.
We resist what’s happening. We tighten up against it. We stress ourselves. We make ourselves sick over it. (“I’m just sick over this.”  -You’re right. What are you doing?)

If we didn’t cling so hard to judgments and opinions, our stress would dissolve.
Live and let live.
We bob in a soup of the wanted and unwanted.
But we don’t have to take it personally.
Diversity is our strength.
Can we see ourselves swimming in a refreshing sea of options, where we feel okay with all of it?  We get to choose our own focus of attention.
Play with the starfish and seahorses, if we want.
Don’t kill the squid, just because they’re slimy.
This level of allowing, accepting, could end all war. Or at least end the battles inside you.

Reality is what is true, right in front of you, whatever is happening, says Byron Katie.
Simple. But not simple to accept Reality as it is.
It’s the soup. The sea. But you don’t have to fight against it. Let go and float awhile.

Here are some of my favorite lines from Byron Katie:

  • Stress is an alarm clock that lets you know you’ve attached to something not true for you.
  • When I argue with reality, I lose—but only 100% of the time.
  • If I think you’re my problem, I’m insane.
  • Everyone is a mirror image of yourself—your own thinking coming back at you.
  • Arguing with reality is like trying to teach a cat to bark—hopeless.
  • Everything happens for me, not to me.
  • The teacher you need is the person you’re living with.
  • It’s not your job to like me – it’s mine.
  • Are you futuring the remembered again?
  • You either believe what you think or you question it. There’s no other choice.
  • An unquestioned mind is the world of suffering.
  • No one can hurt me—that’s my job.
  • Reality is always kinder than the story we tell about it.
  • Gratitude is what we are without a story.
  •  “I don’t know” is my favorite position.

Check out the 4 Questions that will Change Your Life
and some mind-blowing video discussions at thework.com.
It will soothe your head and heart.

Boundaries?  What Boundaries?

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Boost Your Habit of Mind, Reset to Wonderful 

Do you ever wake up with the glimmering of a message inside you?
A gift on the doorstep of your awareness, left by whatever happened while you slept?

So I woke up realizing that 70% of my waking hours are spent focused upon the 7% of my life that I don’t like. How crazy is that?
This has been going on below my radar, below my awareness. I can’t deny it.
The undercurrent of my thought tends to go to that 7%.
Gosh darn it, 70% of the time?  Afraid so. Wasting my energy.
(And that’s better than years ago, but … ?)

My personality style habitually looks for imperfections.
Others may habitually look for what’s missing, or what’s hazardous, or where’s the power, or do I have enough options, or what do others need, or what’s the next goal, or how to keep the peace, or do I have enough information or personal freedom.
(Yup, you hear it: Enneagram – 9 styles of the ego.)

Are you curious to know yourself?
Take a deep breath into your spine.
Ask where your habit of attention goes.
It’s okay. It’s the human condition. It’s a life-lesson.

It’s a mental habit. My mind sticks to what I don’t like.
Funny, because I do love my life, and I am grateful for it.
After all, 93% of my life is terrific.
What a yardstick to use! 93% wonderful!
(Instead I carry around this 7% dislike?  What’s up with that?)
Why don’t I dwell happily on the 93%?
Why do I keep forgetting all these blessings?
We all forget.
Our focus sticks to our personal habit-of-mind.

Whatever we focus upon grows larger.
Our attention feeds it.
We easily make a mountain out of a pebble.

So I’m grateful for this wake-up call.
This week when something unwanted crops up, in my head or in front of my face, I remind myself: here’s that 7%. You gonna let it bring you down?
Re-focus on the 93%.
Re-focus on gratitude.
Re-focus on those blessings.

We have charge of our attention.
Lasso it!
Pull it in.
Breathe and let go of those mental snags. (Meditate a minute.)

Want more insight about you and your friends’ personality triggers?
Discover the 9 personality styles and their unique worldviews,
which previously may have driven you crazy,
but with new understanding, LIFE GETS EASIER.

  • See the truth
  • Stop the madness / the triggers
  • And BE FREE to make a fresh new choice, in the moment

Personality Triggers: intro to Enneagram (9 types)
Sunday July 23rd, 1pm-3pm
presented by Diane Stallings RN of joystream.net

at And Breathe  3201 N. 3rd St, Phoenix 85012
$25 with RSVP or $35 at the door
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If you have attended this before, bring a friend, and your own ticket is free!
Because this material is fascinating, and we love to ponder it.

Thanks for playing 😉
Tension – Armor – Relaxation
Personality Cage & Freedom
Is it You or Me, bugging me?

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How to Avert a Headache, Get Relief for Good

June is “Migraine and Headache Awareness Month,” so I’m sending compassion and help for headaches. Although I’m no expert, I have helped some people avert and resolve headaches.

Dehydration is a major cause of head pain.
A healthy brain is 85% water – soft, squishy, like semi-formed gelatin.
When we get dehydrated, the poor brain and tissue layers hurt from lack of water.
Besides drinking water, we need enough healthy salt so the cells will retain that water.
As we age, we tend to become dehydrated on the cellular level.
Celtic sea salt, high in many trace minerals, is recommended.

Years ago my coworker suffered migraines. She felt one coming on, and I urged her to drink two very tall glasses of water and put some salt on her tongue.
“Eww,” she said, “I don’t drink water.” (Her drink of choice was Coke – which is dehydrating in itself.)
But she tried it. Two big glasses of water, ugh, and salt on the tongue. To her amazement, it worked.
No migraine, thanks to the work and the writings of Dr. Batmanghelidj.

Higher Temperatures trigger migraines. A study done in Boston showed that when the temperature rose by 9 degrees Fahrenheit, there was a 7.5% increase in severe migraines brought to the Emergency Rooms.

Imbalanced Minerals can be another root cause of chronic headaches. Minerals in the body tissues are measured by a hair analysis. Copper excess, Magnesium deficiency, or other imbalances may spark headaches.

Vitamins could be the culprit. Studies show that a deficiency of B2, B6, B9 (folate), folic acid, B12, or an excess of Vitamin A or Zinc – any of these may result in headaches.
Vitamin E can help menstrual migraines.
(Some sources recommend Vitamin D, but I would stay far away from that, because it threw my minerals out of whack. If you are on Vitamin D, be sure to check your tissue minerals.)

Aspartame and other chemical sweeteners are known to produce headaches.
Migraines are the most common side effect of aspartame, which is found in up to 9000 of our popular drinks and foods.

Subtle food allergies may initiate headaches and/or sinus pressure. It’s well worth your time to investigate these. (Environmental allergies are another cause, of course.)

Also consider:  how flexible and aligned are your neck and skull?
The cranial bones are not static (as conventional medicine may have assumed). They’re not frozen in place. Rather, these cranial plates move a little with the breath and with the pumping of the cerebrospinal fluid.
The cranial plates can be re-aligned using Craniosacral Therapy, Cranial Release Technique, or other modalities. Biomechanical Restructuring is great for your neck.

And. Perhaps there’s a deeper reason for recurring head pain. Perhaps it arises from an energetic block, or some forgotten emotional trauma. Energy work can be helpful here.

These are but a few ideas to dissolve pain.
Wishing You Wellness –

Feel better, get balanced. Diane does hands on healing for your biofield and gives you practical ways to enhance your energy system. Make an appointment in Phoenix or Fountain Hills.
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