Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Visualisations Basic Guidelines

I hope all is well in your world.

Whatever you think about most often expands in your life. So if you are constantly worried about not having enough money, you will get more life experiences of not having enough money. Focusing on opportunities to make money will get you a thousand times further than worrying about the lack of it.

Visualization is more than just positive thinking. It's about putting your mind and body in the ideal place first, and then flooding your subconscious with a colourful experience of life as you want it.The more relaxed you are, the more open your subconscious is to receive the messages you want to send it. And the more senses that you involve in your Visualization, the more of an impact it will have.

Let's say that you wanted to buy a new car. The meaning of a "new car" is too vague a term. What kind of new car do you want?

You need to be absolutely specific. So you don't just want a new car. You may feel you only want a red ferrari for example but incase the Universe decides it's not the best car for you Affirm for a red ferrari or something better as in that way you won't be disappointed. You want a brand new red (or any colour) 2011 (car of your choice) with cream interior and a 360 horsepower engine. And once you have that decided, you're going to Visualize it. You are going to see yourself walking up to it. You are going to feel how smooth and perfect the outer body feels. You are going to get inside of the car, and smell the leather. You get the point.

Here's another important characteristic of the subconscious mind: it can't tell the difference between your outer world and your imagination. Meaning that if you visualize an event like a party or wedding in great detail and with a lot of emotion, your subconscious mind will believe that it's really happening. And the more times you practice Visualization properly, the more "real" it will seem to your subconscious.

This is key because once it believes your visualization to be a fact, it will then be of assistance by sending you ideas, opportunities and motivation to transform your outer world.

Action Steps for Visualization:
1: Decide on what desire or goal you want to visualize.

2: Lay or sit down in a comfortable position. You can have easy listening music playing or pure stillness in a quiet place

3: Take a deep breath, hold it for a count of three, and as you exhale, say the number 10 to yourself. Take another breath, hold it for a count of three, and as you exhale, say the number 9 to yourself. Repeat this until you get to zero.

4: Now visualize your goal. Don't view it from the third person. Put yourself there. Use all of your senses. Experience in vivid clear detail how this goal looks, feels, tastes, sounds and smells like. The more specifics you can add, the stronger the effect. You will know that you are doing it correctly when you start to feel excited. This is caused because your subconscious mind honestly thinks that this event is happening. It causes you to feel joy.

5: Once you have visualized as many details about the goal as you have the time for, usually about fifteen minutes, you can start to come back to full awareness. Remember to ground yourself. Imagine roots growing down from the soles of your feet and stamp your feet to bring you right back down into your body. You will feel energized and refreshed. Take a deep breath, hold it for a count of three, and as you exhale, say the number zero to yourself. Continue this process until you get back to ten. Hold your breath once more, and this time as you exhale, say the following phrase out loud: "I am now fully awake, energized and refreshed and I love myself.

Perform the Visualization once daily, usually sometime in the middle of the day. We all lead very busy lives and sometimes scheduling in this exercise takes some skill. Be creative because you can do this almost anywhere.

"I see with love and joy"

Many thanks and best wishes, Loretta x
(Adapted from Greg Frost)

Friday, January 7, 2011


Reiki is a healing practice used to promote balance & energy throughout the whole system. Reikidoes not involve physical manipulation or the ingestion or application of any substances, but works with the subtle vibrational field known to surround the body. Hands are held over and on the body in various energy centres known as chakra's & replenish these areas on many levels with clearing positive healing energy. If can help relieve depression, illness, addictions, stress & promotes balance & a deep feeling of peace & calmness. Reiki is also a tool for personal growth.

A Reiki practitioner has been attuned to the healing energy field that surrounds us in the Universe. They are a channel for this healing energy to enter the client's body and increase the flow of positive energy. This stimulates and activates their energy system and through these gentle non-intrusive techniques the healing begins. Reiki can be given seated or on a plinth where the client lies down with their eyes closed. The client remains fully dressed and is covered with a blanket for warmth and comfort. The Reiki practitioner will then place her hands on to the client with the intent of transmitting the healing energy of the Universe to the client. Generally they will feels a warm / cold tingling sensation in the palms of the hands. The client receiving Reiki will acquire a sense of inner tranquility, deep relaxation, sometimes a meditative state, some fall asleep and they may also feel some heat flowing through their body. Hand positions used are on / above the client's head, over the eyes, shoulders, limbs and trunk. Reiki energy will flow to the area of the mind or body that needs this energy most. Some clients have found that during a Reiki session they have received insights into issues that they were facing in their lives. Others have found alleviation of physical symptoms.

Book a Reiki session with Loretta at Nurture Therapies on 087-1267 427

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage

This treatment is based on ancient Ayurvedic techniques involving work on the upper back, shoulders, upper arms, neck, scalp, hair (it is still suitable for those with thinning hair or bald heads) & face. A variety of massage movements are used to relieve accumulated tension, stimulate circulation and restore joint movement & completely give our heads a well deserved rest. It is a wonderfully relaxing therapy & helps balance natural energies & clear any localised areas of negativity.

Indian Head Massage History

Indian Head Massage is based on the ancient traditions of massage and the Ayurvedic system of healing that has been practised in India for thousands of years. This holistic approach combines natural therapies healing mind, body and spirit. The family tradition of massage in India dates back to the beginnings of Hinduism and plays an important role in the life of the family.
Infants are massaged daily till the age of 3, and then twice weekly until the age of 7. Then will be thought massage techniques and will be encouraged to use it within the family. Preparation rituals for wedding ceremonies include massage.

Various oils like coconut, sesame, mustard, almond & herbal oils are used throughout the year relating to the seasons. Hair is kept shiny, lustrous and healthy. Grandmothers, mothers & daughters sit one in front of the other and simultaneously massage the head and hair. Barbers invigorate the scalps using champi head massage which is where we get our word shampoo.
In champissage, the head, neck and face are massaged with the purpose of manipulating energy channels. The goal is to clear blocks in these energy channels that cause a build-up of negative energy that are purported to cause ailments. The belief is when the energy does not flow properly negative energy builds up, causing common ailments, including stress, pain and aches, baldness or hair loss.

Narendra Mehta brought Indian Head Massage to the West in the 1970’s- blind from the age of one - grew up in India and head massage was an integral part of his life. He came to England in the 1970s to train as a physical therapist and in 1978 returned to India to study the benefits and practice of champissage, extending it to include neck, shoulders and face. On his return to England, he developed a sequence of movements. There is no right or wrong way and sequence of movements vary from one therapist to another.

Book an Indian Head Massage Session with Loretta at Nurture Therapies on 087-1267 427