Why is it that some people tend to attract great energy while others don’t do so well?

I’m able to answer that question better thanks to my experience touring Europe the past month. I got to tour France, England and Spain throughout for most of June. This trip was an eye opener for me.  It has given me many new perspectives. There is so much wealth out there: from material things to richness of energy.crystal

I was fortunate enough to meet some great individuals who were able to maintain their energy and share their secrets. Although they didn’t identify themselves as empaths, the characteristics they exhibited seemed to indicate they were (sensitive to food and environment, sensing others energies, and drained by others if they didn’t take care).

Here are some of their secrets…

Stacy in England was able to maintain her energy and stay grounded by first starting all her days religiously doing yoga. That helped her ground her energy, emotion, and mind in her body. Besides this crucial step for her, she also kept artwork, stones, and tools that constantly cleans her home. As I walked around her beautiful house, located in a small little sweet town, I noticed she kept buddha statues, paintings that seem to emit a blessing energy, and stones and pendants to continuously cleans her place.

Of course, she also practices healthy eating habits so that helps a lot. And her two adorable little dogs were a nice addition to helping keep the place light and happy. Honestly if all of us empathic individuals can live like Stacy, adopting her devoted habits of taking care of herself, we can definitely stay more grounded and energized throughout our days.

Then we met Emelda from Spain and Daniel from London at  Ashram center in Glastonbury, England. We explained how it was a challenge for us to constantly absorb others unwanted energies and emotions. Both of them shared they also lived in places that are also psychically heavy. They believed that since they were able to learn how to sustain their energy in such a places, they could pretty much function almost anywhere. When asked what they practice to keep their energy at such a high vibration, they shared that both practice Qi-Gong and Reiki and it has made all the difference for them.

We were curious how they had so much energy even though both did energy work for a living? Both of them explained that they don’t use their own energy. They tap into the divine source and the energy flows from there to not only energizes them but also their clients.

Amazing! Right?

Daniel went further to explain that he also uses crystal. And his place is completely filled with them and they help him stay energized.

So I asked him, if someone like him didn’t know anything and is constantly being drained by others energy and their environment, what would his one tip for them?

Daniel responded with a smile, “Reiki….and Qi-Gong. Those are my absolute two favorite and must do it.”

There you have it. The answers from three very knowledgible energy aware individuals who are able to stay in charge, energized, grounded, and connected to abundant source energy. This has made all the difference on which way their day goes.

Which practice is right for you?

I invite you to check out yoga, reiki, or qi-gong (I have) and see which one energizes you the most.

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A newbie to yoga? No problem.

This is a great starter video for beginners.

Neesha Zollinger will walk you along with some simple stretches.

Enjoy this 24 minute sequence covering Yoga Basics.

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Watch this informative video below from QuarkTech Inc. They explain more in depth the practice behind yoga.

So, what is yoga?

“Yoga, this ancient Sanskrit word means to join, to unite or simply the union; it’s all about uniting the body and soul, it’s about merging the mind into the body. For many who take it up, Yoga is a sport, just another fitness option. Maybe they are not aware that the physical aspect of Yoga is only a small part of an entire approach to self knowing. Yoga is about taking the human body to the heights of spirituality. It aims for the perfect union of body, mind, and spirit, through a system of postures, breath control, sounds, meditation, and other practices.”          -QuarkTech, Inc.

Want to relax and clear your mind now? You can do it by watching this short video: Conscious Breathing (For Meditation and Yoga)

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What a great meditation technique!

As you know breathing affects our state of mind, emotion, and body. It can make us feel excited or calm, tense or relaxed. It can also make our thinking confused or clear.

Below is a breathing technique use with the practice of  meditation, pranayama or yoga exercises.

Watch this beautiful informative video from QuarkTech Inc. They explained more in depth the practice behind conscious breathing.



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After watching many meditation and yoga videos,  I’ve gained an insightful revelation about one important thing we all need to remember to keep our prana, chi, or energy flow moving.

It’s was actually this phrase one wise person uttered, “If you are not breathing, you are in your head.” that hit me.

This is one of the most crucial steps on staying in your body –present and alert with mental, physical, and emotion clarity. Only when you are breathing and bringing new flows of oxygen can you keep your chi flowing and your body refresh. As in yoga, the breath is seen as one of the life-giving energies or forces of the universe.

With your breath, your connection with the divine (or whatever you like to call it) can be kept open. Most importantly, this will help you stay connected with your surrounding and in touch with yourself.

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Please welcome yoga therapist, Erica Boucher, as she shares with us some words of wisdom on how to open our body, quiet our mind, and soften our heart.

As the founder of Empath Yoga, a registered yoga teacher, licensed massage therapist, certified hypnotherapist, and life coach with over ten years of experience working with people from all walks of life, she’ll go in depth on how yoga can help release stuck emotions and energy.

Empath Yoga: A New Approach to Emotional Resiliency

By Erica Boucher

Perhaps the biggest challenge in today’s world is to experience all of life – the joy, ecstasy and bliss, along with the disappointment, heartbreak and pain, and still keep an open heart – to remain fully awake, aware and alive. But without this conscious intention, many of us will shut down, become guarded, reactive and defensive. Yoga is a powerful tool to help us not only release tension in the body and quiet the mind, but to also soften and open the heart.

We’ve all been hurt before, and experienced disappointment, heartbreak and loss. Without the knowledge and awareness of how important it is to let this energy move through us, rather than shutting down around it, we begin to let past hurts dictate our future. Physically this shows up with a slouched posture and rounded shoulders as we collapse in on ourselves in an attempt to protect our hearts from future wounds.

From the earliest age most of us have been receiving messages that it is not okay to feel anger, sadness, insecurity, fear, or any other emotion that is deemed negative. For many, this showed up in statements like “stop crying or I’ll give you a reason to cry” or “boys don’t cry”, or even “stop being so emotional.” With these words and others, we were taught that anything other than happiness and joy is not valid, and so begins the guilt and shame that surrounds so many of our lives.

Now, as adults, and after a lifetime of stuffing our emotions deep inside, many of us are brimming over with that which has remained undealt with. Yet it still keeps calling to us, stalking our every move and nipping at our heels, waiting for us to stop long enough to allow all that we have been running from to catch up with us.

This would explain why one of my new yoga clients expressed confusion as to why she couldn’t seem to relax in the evening until she had downed a bottle or more of wine. So resistant was she, like most of us, to being in the moment and risk feeling what rose to the surface that she chose to numb out instead, and this became her nightly ritual, and the only way she could reach a pseudo-relaxed, peaceful state. And she’s not alone in her journey, as is indicated by the fact that there are 14 million alcoholics in America today.

This isn’t the only compulsive behavior we engage in, which is why over 64% of Americans are overweight, or obese. Even with these coping mechanisms, insomnia affects more than half of the U.S. population, with as many as 58% of adults complaining of sleepless nights at least a few times a week.

But perhaps the most alarming statistic of all is that anti-depressant usage is up 800% in the last 10 years. This trend toward disowning what’s coming up inside is affecting us at younger and younger ages, and sadly it is pre-schoolers that are the fastest growing market.

All of this points to the fact that it’s time for us to stop running away from ourselves. True emotional resiliency means giving ourselves enough credit to know we can allow ourselves to feel what we need to feel, confident that once we do, and come out on the other side of it, we will be lighter, and stronger and more at ease than ever before, perhaps since we were children.

There has developed such a disconnection between our minds and our bodies, many of us have become lost in an endless stream of mental chatter that is so busy, we have become like heads walking around without bodies. We become so lost in the thoughts, the story, the illusion, that we no longer have a relationship with, or even feel, our bodies. Yet it is a connection to what is happening inside our bodies that connects us to our center and grounds us.

Most of us believe we are healthy enough if we spend time and energy focusing on caring for our physical bodies, as well as intellectual pursuits. But very little attention is being paid to our emotional wellness, which is the very energy that fuels us, and it affects the quality of our lives. For many, long after they have cared for the needs of their physical body, and stimulated their minds with intellectual pursuits, emotional health is the last frontier.

But this is a beautiful time we are living in. As the world around us changes rapidly, more and more people are turning their focus inward. When the world outside appears crazy, it’s the only place left to go.

And no journey of self discovery can go far without a willingness to recognize what it is we are feeling. In a world with so much mental noise and external distraction vying for our attention, something as subtle as a feeling can be easily ignored. But without a willingness to see, own and understand the subtle energy that moves through our bodies, we can never truly know ourselves.

Our feelings always have a message for us. And if we choose to ignore them our body starts sending louder, more obvious messages which will, if denied long enough, eventually manifest as dis-ease in the body. Denying our feelings is like holding a beach ball under water; it cannot be held down forever, and eventually will push its way to the surface.

All too often we wait until we are on our knees, exhausted from trying to impose our will on a situation unsuccessfully before we are humbled enough to stop, pay attention, and start opening our minds to the possibility of a new way.

The sense of lightness of being that comes from letting go – of the tension we unknowingly hold onto in our bodies, of the restricting old tapes that we replay in our minds, and of the feelings that we have stuffed deep inside – is unlike anything that can be described in words. It must be felt. It must be experienced.

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