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The Ultimate Guide: Unlocking the Power of Self-Healing - Techniques, Tips, and Strategies

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The Ultimate Guide: Unlocking the Power of Self-Healing - Techniques, Tips, and Strategies

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Introduction to Self-Healing

In today's fast-paced and stressful world, prioritizing our physical and emotional well-being has become more important than ever. Now, we have what 'The West' hasn't understood for too long, The Power of Self-Healing – a practice that empowers individuals to tap into their own innate ability to heal and find balance. Whether you're dealing with chronic pain, mental stress, or simply looking to enhance your overall well-being, this ultimate guide is your go-to resource for unlocking the power of self-healing.


Learn how to harness the power of your mind-body connection, unleashing your own pharmacy of healing potential, and incorporate self-care practices into your daily routine. With practical advice, this guide will empower you to take charge of your health and well-being. Get ready to embark on a transformative journey toward self-healing – because the power to heal lies within you.


Understanding self-healing

Self-healing is a process that involves taking charge of your own health and well-being by harnessing the body's natural healing mechanisms. It acknowledges the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit and empowers individuals to tap into their innate healing abilities.


Note: Self-healing is not about replacing conventional medical treatments, but rather complementing them with holistic approaches that address the root cause of illness or imbalance. While we aim to provide evidence-based information, personal experiences may vary. Always consult with your doctor or qualified professionals for individualized medical advice


When we understand that our bodies have an inherent ability to heal, we can begin to explore various techniques and practices that support this process. The mind-body connection is the foundation of self-healing. It recognizes that our thoughts, emotions, and beliefs influence our physical health every second of every day.


When we are stressed or anxious, for example, our bodies release stress hormones that can negatively impact our immune system and overall well-being. Medical research estimates as much as 90 percent of illnesses and chronic diseases are stress-related. Source


Breathing Exercises


Simple and easy-to-accomplish things like calming the vagus nerve will help eliminate disease. Controlled Breathing exercises are simple tasks you can do anywhere... even while driving. These have massive potential to calm you down in stressful situations but they also can take you to magical places in deep meditative states.


Slow Breathing


Try the following: Simply sit there and slowly breathe in through your nose to the count of 4, holding your breath for 4 seconds, breathe out through your mouth for a count of 6, and hold again for a count of 4. This pattern helps you get into a repetitive cycle, which ultimately stimulates your Vagus nerve and calms you down.


Close your eyes and repeat this breathing technique for 10 repetitions. It will take you about 4 minutes total.


  1. 4 Seconds: Breath in through the nose.

  2. 4 Seconds: Hold your breath.

  3. 6 Seconds: Breathe out through the nose.

  4. 4 Seconds: Hold your breath.

  5. Repeat


You just activated your Parasympathetic Nervous System!



The sympathetic nervous system is responsible for the "fight or flight" response and increases alertness, energy, heart rate, and more. This fight-or-flight response remains turned on all the time in a majority of modern humans. This is similar to being in a car and holding the gas pedal and the brake pedal at the same time. Sooner or later, something is going to give out.


However, the Parasympathetic Nervous System is responsible for the "rest and digest" response, decreasing alertness, and blood pressure in addition to helping with calmness, relaxation, and digestion. The Vagus nerve is the main contributor to self-healing, activating the parasympathetic nervous system. Have you ever heard the term, " I need to calm my nerves?"


As you perform breathwork, this will 'calm the Vagus nerve'; allowing it to disengage from the fight or flight response. Once you take your foot off the gas, your fear seems to melt away, almost immediately.


We only have stress because we fear the unknown so if our fear is not present, we have nothing to be stressed about. When our stress response is turned off and our muscles can relax, the inflammation subdues and allows our body to function properly.


calming the vagus nerve

By cultivating regular breathing exercises that promote relaxation and stress reduction, we can harness the mind-body connection to support our self-healing process. There are a multitude of breathing techniques including Self-Regulation Breathing and even breathwork to unlock your kundalini energy.


Visualization and Emotional Sensing

Visualization and Emotional Sensing is another powerful technique that can support self-healing. By creating vivid mental images of the desired outcome while feeling the strong emotion of whatever you are visualizing, you can tap into the power of your imagination to promote healing and well-being. Whether you're visualizing yourself in perfect health or feeling the emotion of gratitude for self-healing, the mind-body connection is activated, and the healing process is supported.


According to Psychology Today, mental imagery can be an extremely helpful complementary technique for managing stress, anxiety, and depression, reducing pain, promoting well-being, powering up the immune system, and most importantly, destroying cancer cells.


A plethora of scientific studies have shown that positive emotions, including happiness, can lead to a stronger immune response. For instance, one fascinating study published in the journal "Psychosomatic Medicine" found that individuals who exhibit a positive emotional style are less susceptible to the common cold.




This isn't just feel-good folklore; it's backed by science! So, the next time you find yourself imagining your future and feeling all giddy, or simply enjoying a sunny day while being happy, remember you're not just lifting your spirits—you're giving your immune system a natural boost, arming it with the zest to fend off invaders more effectively.


Affirmations with an Emotional Charge

Affirmations are positive statements that can be used to reprogram the subconscious mind and shift negative thought patterns. By repeating affirmations, you can rewire your brain to support your self-healing journey.


Here is a list of a few rather funny affirmations. The reason they are different is because " I am healthy" really doesn't have an emotional charge associated with it. In order to heal, you need to get emotional. Try these out for fun!


  • I breathe in calmness, I exhale stress, and I fart out my fears. Yes, I am that talented.

  • I am a magnet for success and good vibes and repel drama and parking tickets like a boss.

  • Today, I will shine so bright, even the sun will need sunglasses to look at me!

  • I am the CEO of my life, and my business plan includes laughing at my own jokes.

  • I embrace my uniqueness, which means I'm basically a limited-edition unicorn!


self affirmation intervention

There is a scientific basis for affirmations. There was a study in 2023 where 175 people were looked at. These folks were divided into three groups: the positive plan, the regular plan, or the goal-only group. They checked in on their mental health before starting, two weeks after finishing the program, and again one month later.


The study was about people dealing with long-term health issues like psoriasis. This study checked out how a short, positive self-talk program (positive plan) compares to just making a regular plan without the pep talk affirmations (regular plan) and to people who just set a goal without any specific plan (goal-only group). They wanted to see which method helps improve feelings of happiness and reduces feelings of depression and anxiety.


They found that the people in the positive plan group felt better in terms of happiness, depression, and anxiety right after the program compared to the other two groups. Positive affirmations or self-talk seems to really help people's mental health.


When mental health is boosted by positive affirmations, it activates the parasympathetic nervous system, calming the fight or flight response, and reduces fear, which shrinks inflammation and ultimately helps eliminate disease.

Meditation Sound Vibration and Healers

Meditation is a practice that involves focusing the mind and achieving a state of deep relaxation. It has been shown to reduce stress, improve mental clarity, and enhance overall well-being. Science is now pointing to the physical disease-killing power of this ancient practice. By incorporating regular meditation into your self-healing routine, you can cultivate a sense of calm and inner peace while allowing your body to heal naturally.


Sound, Meditation, and Belief According to Science

If we are meditating with sound, whether through a recording or a sound bath and we believe in what we are doing, does this promote healing?


  • We know that sound kills off the bad cells in our body. In fact, Tumor-destroying sound wave technology received FDA approval for liver cancer treatment in humans, in 2023. Source

  • We know that a person's belief in a treatment, even if it is a sham treatment, heals disease. It's called the placebo effect and it's used in many medical studies during the creation of new medications. The placebo effect is so powerful that the American Medical Association considers it ethical to use placebos to enhance healing on their own. Source

  • We know that meditation even can thwart viruses such as the recent Covid Study where experienced meditators developed elevated levels of the plasma SERPINA5 which prevented or ameliorated viral infection and COVID-19 disease, suggesting that regular meditation practice has the potential to improve well-being and develop a healthy state through modulation of biological processes. Source



belief in healing

We can't speak of meditation without also discussing the phenomenon of healing others with your own meditation practices directed outwards. The Bengston Energy Healing Method, for example, is a unique approach to energy healing that has garnered attention for its validated success in healing a variety of conditions, including experimental cancer treatment in mice.


Some of the research conducted by Bengston and his colleagues has been published in peer-reviewed journals, where they show significant healing effects of mammary cancer in mice. The healing method not only reduced tumor size but, in many cases, resulted in complete remission.


healing energy can be stored on cotton

The study mentioned above, shows that healers also can store healing energy on an audio recording. The treatment of cells using an electromagnetic recording that was played on a Windows Media Player showed that 68 of 167 genes tested had a statistically significant positive change when compared to the control.


Try the following self-healing meditation.




Complimentary Practices for self-healing

Techniques such as meditation, visualization, and affirmations are powerful tools that can support your self-healing journey. There are many more things we can do to promote health. Health is a lifestyle so apart from thinking, let's discuss some physical practices.


Physical practices for self-healing

Physical practices such as yoga, tai chi, and qigong can be highly beneficial for self-healing. These practices combine movement, breathwork as mentioned above, and meditation as mentioned above to promote physical and emotional well-being.


Yoga

Yoga is an ancient practice that originated in India and has been around for thousands of years. It combines physical postures, breathwork, and meditation to promote flexibility, strength, and relaxation. Yoga can be highly beneficial for self-healing as it helps to release tension, reduce stress, and promote overall well-being. There are various styles of yoga to choose from, ranging from gentle and restorative to more vigorous and challenging. There is even a type of yoga to open kundalini energy. Find a style that resonates with you and start incorporating regular yoga practice into your self-healing routine.


Tai Chi

Tai chi is a Chinese martial art that combines slow, flowing movements with deep breathing and mindfulness. It is often referred to as "moving meditation" as it promotes a state of relaxation and inner calm. Tai chi can be highly beneficial for self-healing as it helps to improve balance, flexibility, and overall physical and mental well-being. The slow and gentle movements of tai chi can be easily adapted to suit people of all ages and fitness levels. Consider joining a tai chi class or finding online resources to start incorporating this practice into your self-healing routine.


Qigong

Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice that combines movement, breathwork, and meditation to cultivate and balance the body's vital energy, known as "qi" or "chi." It involves slow and gentle movements, deep breathing, and mindfulness. Qigong can be highly beneficial for self-healing as it helps to reduce stress, improve circulation, and enhance overall well-being. There are various styles of qigong to choose from, ranging from simple and gentle to more dynamic and vigorous. Find a style that resonates with you and start incorporating regular qigong practice into your self-healing routine.


Nutrition and Self-healing

Nutrition plays a vital role in self-healing. The food we eat provides the building blocks for our cells, tissues, and organs, and has a direct impact on our overall health and well-being. By adopting a balanced and nourishing diet, we can support our body's natural healing mechanisms and promote optimal health.


If you are meditating 3 hours per day, doing breathwork and visualizations and affirmations... but eating crap, don't expect positive changes in your body.

When looking at food choices, instead of eating grease-filled burgers made from who knows what, try paying attention to healthier options. I believe that everything is ok in moderation but society has become accustomed to doing what is easy, instead of what is healthy.

what is real food

The rise of restaurants since the 1960s correlates with higher obesity and disease rates in the U.S. Likewise, the closer we live to fast-food restaurants, the more likely we are to become obese. Please take a look at the following 2 examples.


obesity near fast food restaurants
the rise of restaurants correlates with obesity

Once we remove the non-food from our diet, it's uncanny how fast our bodies start to recover. Here are some key principles to keep in mind when it comes to nutrition and self-healing:

  • Eat more whole Foods: Eat a variety of whole foods: Focus on consuming a wide range of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats. These foods are rich in essential nutrients that support overall health and well-being.

  • Reduce processed and refined foods: Processed and refined foods often contain unhealthy additives, preservatives, and artificial ingredients that can negatively impact our health. Aim to minimize your intake of these foods and opt for whole, unprocessed alternatives whenever possible.

  • Stay hydrated: Drinking an adequate amount of water is essential for overall health and well-being. Water helps to flush out toxins, support digestion, and maintain proper hydration.

  • Listen to your body: Pay attention to how different foods make you feel. What energizes you? What makes you feel sluggish or bloated? Each person is unique, and it's important to listen to your body's individual needs when it comes to nutrition.


By adopting a balanced and nourishing diet, you provide your body with the necessary nutrients to support self-healing and overall well-being.


Sleep

We sleep for a third of our lives. If we live to be 80, we will spend a full 26 years asleep so why not make those 26 wonderful years instead of 26 stressed-out sucky years?


Self-care is an essential aspect of self-healing. You can't heal if you don't take care of the vessel you want to be healed. It involves taking deliberate actions to nurture and care for your physical, mental, and emotional well-being.


Quality sleep for 7 - 9 hours per night is crucial for self-healing. During sleep, our bodies repair and regenerate, and our minds process and consolidate information. By prioritizing good sleep hygiene, you can support your body's natural healing mechanisms and promote optimal health. Aim for 7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night. Create a relaxing bedtime routine, avoid stimulating activities before bed, and create a comfortable sleep environment.


A great way to ensure you get enough sleep is to commit to not using your phone a full 2 hours before bedtime. This way, social media scrolling will not be a temptation for you. Why not even leave your phone in the kitchen while you sleep? You can use a Bluetooth speaker for soothing music if you like but eliminating the phone from your nighttime activities is a must.


phone bluetooth speaker

Self-love

Self-love is a fundamental aspect of self-healing. By cultivating a positive relationship with yourself and practicing self-compassion, you can support your self-healing journey and enhance your overall well-being. Take time each day to engage in activities that bring you joy and nourish your soul. Practice positive self-talk and affirmations. Surround yourself with positive and supportive people. Treat yourself with kindness, respect, and love.


Pete, The Potato - A Short Story

In the whimsical town of SelfEsteemVille, Pete The Potato embarked on a quest for self-love, armed with the conviction that perhaps being deep-fried was his ticket to adoration. His first stop was the local gym, where he promptly rolled off a bench, discovering that muscles on a potato were as useful as sunglasses on a bat. Not one to give up, Pete then buried himself in books at the library, hoping to soak up wisdom like gravy on a biscuit, only to fall asleep and drool over "The Enlightenment of Eggplants," realizing that perhaps, intelligence in potatoes was as rare as a unicorn in a subway.


Undeterred, Pete The Potato sauntered into a beauty salon, dreaming of a makeover that would transform him from a spud to a stud. After a series of treatments that left him looking remarkably the same (shockingly, mud baths are just Tuesday for potatoes), Pete wondered if beauty really was only skin deep, especially if your skin was covered in dirt.

pete the potato meditation shirt

The epiphany struck at a garden party, amidst dancing carrots and storytelling tomatoes, where Pete discovered that self-love wasn't about being crisp, buff, brainy, or polished. It was about embracing his potato-ness with all its eyes and lumps.


Pete became the epitome of self-adoration in SelfEsteemVille, teaching everyone that the key to self-love is simply being yourself, even if you're a bit round and spend most of your time in the dirt. Pete's story spread far and wide, proving that even a potato can roll its way into hearts, reminding us all to love our peels, eyes, and all the quirky parts in between.


Learn more about embracing Self-love HERE.


Real-Life Examples of Self-Healing


Lorena Explains how to receive healing

Lorena had breast cancer and followed every available treatment, including chemotherapy, radiation, a double mastectomy, and surgery to remove cancerous lymph nodes. The cancer metastasized to her lungs. She attended a Dr. Joe Dispenza retreat and months later, after a remote Coherence Healing session, Lorena’s scans showed the cancer was gone. 2 years later, she is still clear.



Doug is no longer Paralyzed

Here is Doug speaking about his healing from a Wim Hof Method Retreat in San Francisco. He used to be completely paralyzed with an autoimmune disorder called Guillain-Barre which eats the myelin sheath of your nerves. There was no cure. His son told him about the Wim Hof Method and in 8 months he was symptom-free. Now, at 64 years old, and swims 2 miles in the ocean twice a week.



Dale was healed at a Healing Event

Dale and Lily were attending a healing event, but Dale was sick and didn't know how to receive healing. He could not stay awake. Lily almost had to carry Dale in. He was jaundiced and had extreme pain. They worked with a health advisor (healer) and with each passing workshop, he would get a little better. He was able to climb a flight of stairs, which he had not done in a long time. By the end of the event, he was able to stay awake all day, his yellow skin turned normal and his pain had subsided.



Duane - A Healing Recording in Real-Time!

Duane Miller is a church pastor. He had contracted a flu virus in 2018 that resulted in a permanent injury to his vocal cords. He could no longer serve very much, due to his inability to speak properly. He was able to teach but only a few minutes at a time. This is a recording of his healing in real-time, as he was teaching about healing. You can hear his struggle to talk as he tries to teach but then something amazing happens - his voice starts to become normal again and he is as stunned as everyone else!



Kerwin is Healed on Camera!

Kerwin Rae shows how to receive healing in real-time. He had red eyes, due to periorbital dermatitis and he didn't know how to deal with it. Peter Crone has a conversation from the perspective of Ayurveda and connects with his past. He was struggling with 44 years of childhood judgment, fear of hurt, fear of abandonment, and fear of being wrong. Peter helped him collapse through these years of hurt and it led to a real-life healing caught on camera. After the conversation ends, you can see the redness disappear.




3 Testimonials: Finn, Laura, & Amber

The following are real healing testimonials, backed by medical records. Finn was 4 years old and was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his stomach. He had a 30% chance of survival. Laura, a singer, was diagnosed with Bell's Palsy after her face went numb. Amber couldn't eat and went from 127lbs down to 96lbs and almost died twice. They all went to a healing conference and felt things in their bodies that they shouldn't feel. Their symptoms started to decrease. They all recovered. Laura no longer had Palsy. Amber could eat and Finn's tumor was 100% gone.




Incorporate Self-Care Practices into Your Daily Routine

Self-care is an essential aspect of self-healing. Heck, it's essential for living. It allows us to prioritize our well-being and nurture ourselves regularly. From establishing a morning routine that sets the tone for the day to creating a calming bedtime ritual, you can create any life you want; just eliminate the stressors, and whammo! The magic starts to happen.


Self-healing isn't that hard, once you get the ball rolling. Sometimes it takes a while but once you start believing in yourself and you become someone different, it's smooth sailing from there. The hardest part is getting started. Please visit Our Group and ask any questions about self-healing. We have a great community of folks who would love to help point you in the right direction!


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