Healing Origins: Self Care and Inner Transformation

H. Elizabeth Burke MA, Buddhist, Taoist and Hawaiian Insights, Wisdom, Prayers & Healing.
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Your Body Holds the Keys to Your Deepest Healing

Your body is your greatest asset. It is the home of your mind and your heart and it holds the capacity of using your intellect and your intuition in tandem to solve any problem you are facing.

Your body is a storehouse of Information, memories emotions and energy that have been generated since the moment you took birth. Every memory, every emotion is a part of you, stored within your body and the great thing is it’s all accessible.

Your body holds the key because that which you can not process or understand will automatically fall into the body.

This vast “body of experience ” can be the key to solving long-standing problems that repeat in your life and that just don’t go away no matter what you do. I developed a 5 step simple and direct set of practices that when applied can open the door to this warehouse of information – held just below the surface- literally!

Why is this important? Who cares?

Well, you should if you have been struggling with a relationship issue, physical symptoms, behaviors, emotions or beliefs that you fall into again and again and you just can’t get out. Kind of like a ocean wave that you get pulled into and you just spin around and around and can’t get out without effort and help.

When you repeat the same pattern again and again in your life you may be caught in a traumatic vortex. A traumatic vortex is very intense because you are gripped in the problem and can’t get out. It’s a place where you spin, and your mind goes over the same scenario again and again, maybe with different people or situations.

There is an inextricable feeling to this. Right? Like you will never be free. And the the worst of it is you won’t be free until you resolve the core issue. You will repeat the pattern, going over the same material because your body and mind are trying every way they can to figure it out, to complete the traumatic emotional experience in a way that lays it to rest.

And all you want to be is out of the spin cycle, out of pain and to move beyond the emotions you are feeling, right?

For 24 years, I have worked with clients in these situations where their life and emotions are out of balance and out of control and they feel like they are about to die. Funny thing is, something is dying— an old way of being is dropping away. A part of the self, that is aching for change, is ready to let go to release the trauma, and die—- in order to be reborn.

Memories, emotions and beliefs drive you each and every day. And the solutions to your chronic problems is right here, right now, right within you. You just have to be willing to dive in to see what is waiting for you- to see what your intellect and your intuition have to share with you.

Your body is your greatest asset and it will communicate with you. Your spirit communicates thru your body  and if you listen and look you will find answers and know in your heart what to do next. So if you want to get started and get to the bottom of your problems once and for all and make 180 degree shifts like never before then you are ripe for this deep wokt. You can begin today just call me and let’s get started. 415 435-8015

A Question for you, is your life repeating are you going thru the sos again and again do you want to break free?

Do you feel like you are living your life like Bill Murray in groundhog day, going over the same issues again and again . Isn’t it frustrating the heck out of you . I sure know the feeling. recently my mom visited and I love her to pieces but it is amazing with all the inner work I have done how she can push my buttons and boom I am right back in it. Then I remember  “healer heal thyself” and dove into where I was feeling the pain sadness and tension in my body and and being.  And voila things began to change.

One simple technique I use comes from my training with Hawaiian shamans and it was really great to so the work on me. It is so necessary to stay clear in my work and this was a sure fire way to change the energy.

So if you are recycling  patterns that you want to change give me a call and let’s get t the bottom of them and  change them once and for all!  So, you can be free, confident, happy and less stressed!  That’s what we all want, right,  less stress and more peace with our family, relationships and within ourselves. Here’s to peace in our own lifetime! Call me 415 435-8015 or email me at info@healing origins.com

I work with clients from all over te US in person and by phone and have moved people beyond their problems for 20 + yrs. Much aloha,  Elizabeth

What to Do When You Are So Exhausted !

Why do an energy meditation when you have no energy? I know you are thinking, “I’m just too exhausted to concentrate” and at the same time another part of you is may be thinking, “Wow, maybe this will work”, and I can start doing more of the things I love.

Exhaustion can be so debilitating, you feel too tired to play with your kids, tackle work projects or even take care of yourself. It’s just too much, too overwhelming to even think about!

But don’t you want to take back your life and be free of the weight and oppression of the exhaustion you are feeling and have energy that is vital, joyous and expansive, like when you were are our best in the past or when you were a child perhaps?

How would it feel to have that kind of unlimited energy again? How would it be to feel it all the way down to your bones?

I created a meditation for women just like you, who are deflated by exhaustion. They are just too tired to do anything some days, because of physical symptoms, emotional concerns, family and work pressures. They are exhausted mentally, emotionally and physically. But there is hope.

What I have learned for myself is that it really helps to understand the inherent energy of the emotion you are feeling. What this means is you have to let yourself—– feel what you are feeling. It’s not always pleasant but this is a first step.

Personally what I have noticed it that exhaustion feels heavy, like a weight, as if someone has draped a wet blanket over me. You know the feeling. Right?

You just feel weighted down by the exhaustion. It’s overwhelming and oppressive. You feel trapped by this heaviness and just can’t get moving or excited about anything. You are just too tired to think or even move.

What I have found in working with others and within myself is that it is necessary to work through the layers of the exhaustion that you are feeling, to deeply relax and give into the exhaustion- without hesitation or fear, in order to move beyond it. I know this may sound scary, who wants to feel something they don’t like, right? But if you feel the exhaustion and release it from the cells, bones and tissues within your body, your energy can then return. I have seen this again and again.

So what I have done to help you and others like you is to create a meditation/ visualization exercise you can do at home on your own. Many of my clients have used this and have experienced dramatic change. Their energy has returned and they have told me they feel lighter and less burdened as a result.

How would that feel, pretty good, huh? Exhaustion is such a part of so many of our lives and with the economy being so challenging many of you are working harder than ever before. I know I am. So would you like more energy? Would you like to release the very essence of the exhaustion you are feeling from your very cells?

If so, I encourage you to go to my website (the link is down below on the bottom of the page). Once at my site you will find a link for this meditation and an audio if you prefer to listen to the meditation.

Here are a few things that can help you be successful, right now.

1. Find a quiet undisturbed place where you can sit or lie down for 10 -15-mins.without interruptions (some of my clients say they do this visualization in the bath)

2. Breathe deep into your belly and allow your body to relax. Allow the breath to flow from your chest into your belly and breath easily and effortlessly like a baby breathes.

3. Allow your thoughts to be like clouds in the sky—juts floating by, no need to grab onto them or follow them just let them go.

4. Finally, be curious with no judgments please. Whatever arises is important for you to release so if thoughts, emotions or memories arise let them, just be curious—- without any preconceived judgments or notions.

I know this meditation/visualization will help you. It helped me and has helped my clients ever sense I first channeled the process many years ago. Just know you don’t have to live with feeling tired any more. This simple direct practice will reinvigorate and revitalize you. You will have energy again. You can take back control of you life and feel better now.

Why does he pull away, I just want to talk.

You know how when you are communicating with a partner, spouse or lover and it can sometimes feel like a tango, full of approach and avoidance?

You really want to talk with your beloved, you have something vital to say and you feel a lot of energy surrounding what you want to share with them. You all know the feeling, right? So, you find the perfect time to talk and you approach your partner and the dance begins.

You start the conversation and all of a sudden you feel him energetically back away and you wonder, why is he backing away why does the man I love, who loves and cares for me creating this distance between us? We all take this distancing to heart and feel hurt when in reality your partner is just maintaining his energetic comfort zone.

Think of it this way. Have you ever been in a line at the grocery store or bank and felt someone come up behind you, just a little bit too close for comfort. Or have you been in conversation, with someone new perhaps, who just comes in too close, who feels “in your face.”

What do you want to so when this happens? Me, I want to step back and re-establish a boundary between us, so I have my personal space back. This is fine but if you are frustrated within your relationship, because your spouse, partner or friend seems to be creating distance instead of intimacy, Here’s energy practice to try.

Instead of moving in or stepping forward to close that gap you feel between you-step back. That’s right, step back. I know, this sounds all wrong, even counter-intuitive, because you want to be closer, you want to get your point across or to share something really important with this person you are talking to.

You want to lean in. I know I’ve felt this way too but trust me, just try it, step back and see what happens. By stepping back you are increasing the energy and spatial distance between the two of you and the other person will sense this. They may even feel you are pulling away.

Sensing this, they will often step forward to maintain the customary energy field between you. They will come to you. And this is where the conversation can begin.

I have an image that might help you. Imagine that your two hands are people in a conversation. Place your hands at shoulder width apart about 10 inches, now move your right hand in 2 inches. What happens? The distance between your hands goes from 10 to 8 inches.

To maintain the same distance between your hands your left hand has to move back 2 inches, right? And each time your right hand moves forward 2 inches your left hand has to move back to maintain the 10 inches between you.

But what if you moved your right hand back 2 inches from the start? Instead of moving in, you step back, you create more space. Then right away your left hand has to move toward your right hand to keep the 10-inch distance between you.

Instead of feeling like distance is being created you experience the person you love coming towards you instead of going away or drawing back. There is power in holding your own space and respecting your partner’s energy field as well.

When I shared this exercise with a client, who had been married for nearly 20 years, she marveled at its simplicity. She called the next day and said when she tried it with her husband that night it was like talking to a new man.

She was amazed that he was so receptive. She shared that conversations had been fraught with difficulties for years and now everything was different. She felt more at ease too because she didn’t feel he was trying to avoid her. And she didn’t feel like she was doing all the work in the relationship. She felt happy, heard and connected again to the man she loved.

Try this simple yet affect exercise and see how the dynamics of your conversations with your loved ones and friends changes. Each client over the last ten years, that I have shared this with has been amazed at how different their conversations became. They experienced ease, openness and relaxation and felt less lonely, hurt, frustrated and anger as their partners began to waltz with them in conversation.

If you want to finally understand the energy dynamics within your relationships I know I can help you. Energy healing has been the focus of my work for 25 years. Everything is energy and when we uncover the dance of energies alive in our lives we can change almost anything that is affecting us and transform our lives.

I know I can help you if you really want to understand the energy dynamics within your relationships and urgently want to make change. I absolutely love working with relationships and unraveling the cause-effect relationships that are alive in your life.

Energy practices, and somatic therapy combined with intuitive and spiritual insights can help you see the big picture and bring harmony and healing to your relationships. Experience insight, empowerment and greater well-being as a result.

Help when you are stressed out

Are you feeling stressed and overworked, at the computer too long?  Try this and change your energy in as little as 10 minutes.

Focus your attention on your breathing. If you are like me and most of us who work on computers or at a desk, you are probably not breathing very deeply. Right? This happens when you are focused and working at the computer all the time.

So, I want you to pay attention to your breath.  Just breathe in and out for a few cycles, easily and effortlessly in and out, like a baby, not changing anything, just experience breathing as fully as you can.

Now, take a deep breath and as you exhale, let go of any physical tension from your body. Just feel the tensions drop away like ice sheets off a glacier. Take a second deep breath and this time as you exhale let go of any emotional tension or cares from your day. Leave all your worries behind for the next few minutes.

Now I want you breathe in and feel your breath fill your belly. Feel your belly rise and fall as your breath flows in and out of your body.  Breathe deeply into your belly, just like this, in and out.

Just let yourself relax and breathe, nothing to do—just breathing and being breathed for the next 5 minutes.

Breath is the simplest way to bring us back to our center. It is always with us. By breathing with awareness the energy within you and around you can settle. Your energy will change, you will feel a sense of space and openness and your mind will settle after a few minutes of breathing this way.

Try this whenever you are feeling overwhelmed or stressed out. It will help stabilize your emotions, and mind. Know that with each exhale you are releasing the tensions and the stress you have been feeling in your body and mind.

Be well and keep breathing! Aloha Elizabeth