Archive for the Mindset of a Master Healer Category

There are natural gifts, and there are SKILLS you learn to develop and use your gifts — are you training?

When a healer friend invited me to a psychic party earlier this summer I said, “Yes! Sounds like a lot of fun!”  And it did. The funny thing is, being a professional psychic myself, I don’t usually attend things like this. I don’t consult psychics because I […]

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How to tell the difference between your spirit guides and your conscience

Chatting with another healer recently, I listened as she told an all too common story of burning out of a high-stress healing job as an addiction counselor. It was about politics. It was about management that required drama to showcase their own mental lack of health. It […]

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Adventures in watching the logical mind deal with pain

Was sitting up in bed this morning, listening to birdsong and enjoying the cool (ok, COLD — this is Wisconsin) breeze drifting in the windows…. ahhh…. when my cute little monkey mind noticed that my back hurt. Very slightly. In one spot. The pain had started in January […]

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Peace through a simple spiritual practice

About 14 years ago, I enthusiastically started what may be an unusual spiritual practice, one that seems very simple yet has challenged me and fascinated me ever since. This practice also has brought tremendous relief and inner peace as it has helped me see the world as […]

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A secret about clutter: this morning’s meditation insight

My friend is putting together a class on clearing clutter, and this perennial struggle has been top of my mind.  Then this morning, my meditation gave me an unexpected insight into the piles and disorganization we call clutter. As I sat in meditation enjoying an unusually deep […]

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You are so lovable… right?

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you have a romantic partner or not, let’s ponder and honor all the things that are so lovable about you! (Get ready for a long article.) Nah, scratch that. The details don’t matter. Here’s the truth of it: You are simply loveable. You […]

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My ego? Or your healing?

Last weekend someone asked to come see me for some healing. They said, “How about Monday?” I gulped. Between clients and especially on weekends, the massage therapy table in my office can become like a kitchen counter — a magnet for stuff that’s “between locations.” This time, I […]

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After a fight, who needs to forgive whom?

When you have a fight or other painful event in a relationship, how do you get back on track? Many folks would say forgiveness. I agree — that is a great place to start! However, I’m going to step out on a limb here so you can […]

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Why it’s OK to want to change, but not do anything about it… yet

Is there some area of your life where you know you need to make a change, but you just… haven’t… done it yet? Maybe you’ve been intending to lose that extra 10 pounds, start a newsletter for your business, finish your book, or do that scrapbook. I […]

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Shot through the heart: is it too late?

It is the worst feeling in the world when you unintentionally cause someone else pain. You wish you could rewind, unsay, and erase, erase, erase. It is like lightning striking your relationship, too. It hurts both sides. I’m at a loss to understand or amend what happened […]

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The true value we seek in a role model

I’ve been searching hard for a good quote about being a strong role model for others. It’s an important role to play. Role models shine their light brightly to help those behind them find their way. They uplift and inspire. As healers, we need to be great role […]

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Did Einstein invent the Law of Attraction?

Enjoying facebook yesterday, I found this poster. If you can’t see the visual, it says: “Everything is energy and that’s all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. […]

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Open your healing channels with this simple exercise

The first step to awakening your masterful Inner Healer is to Know Yourself. It is the oldest spiritual advice on the planet and the most important. When you know yourself, you know what it is that you love to do that shares your healing gift with the […]

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Afraid of negative astrology (or other) predictions? Shift beyond them like this…

~ Daria’s Wednesday Wisdom column ~ The client called out of the blue. “You have to help me!” he said, “I’ve scheduled an important event and now my astrology says it’s a terrible day where everything will go wrong!” While some people scoff at astrology, I find […]

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Is the dark side of serving others holding you back?

~ Daria’s Wednesday Wisdom column ~ How can helping others hold you back? More easily and subtly than you think. When clients come to see me, they are stuck, stuck, stuck. They can feel a healing gift bubbling inside them, but they cannot figure out what it […]

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Healers — Yes, Healers

~ Daria’s Wednesday Wisdom column ~ This post is an excerpt from Gift of the Healer by Daria Boissonnas, reprinted with permission. (Book is due out by end of 2011 — stay tuned!) …The leaders and teachers I soon began studying and questioning — the ones producing unlikely […]

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Inspirational Quote: It is always OK to heal

“It is ALWAYS OK to heal.  Healing is not rejecting what was, but shifting into a new way of being that moves beyond what was.  It is always OK to evolve this way spiritually, physically, mentally, in relationships, with your environment, and in your self-relationship.  Always.” –Daria […]

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Marketing Tip for Healers: Offer more than the name of your technique

Avoid offering your services by your technique’s name(s) unless the vast majority of your clients seek your technique. While this might work for doctors, acupuncturists and massage therapists, even those practitioners are still likely to get more clients if they also do the following.  (For healers who […]

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You are healing

In every moment, you are healing.  Your body tends constantly towards health, repairing, replacing, replenishing.  Your thinking and emotions continuously heal and you move on.  You are a walking and talking bundle of healing!  Once in a while, this process hits a snag, but think of how […]

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Joke: the gift of the wounded healer

One fine day, a person just like you is out for a pleasant walk, pondering why you feel a kind of emptiness at the same time you are putting in overwhelming effort into making your life work.  Thus distracted with your struggles, you suddenly find yourself falling […]

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