Most Wiccans, it seems, are drawn to finding healing and self-healing techniques that really work.
I believe this is an outgrowth of our connection with the natural healing energy of the Earth and the Divine that goes back to the very origins of shamanistic religions.
On top of which, Wiccans who are drawn to Wicca Spirituality tend to be caring, and (let's not forget) accustomed to being our own authorities in health as in spirituality.
Not to mention that most Wiccans are very sensitive to others' pain, and thus motivated by empathy to develop healing abilities.
I've personally spent over 30 years exploring, studying, and practicing various natural healing methods, both for my own self-healing and to help heal others.
I mean healing in the broadest possible terms: not merely the relief of physical symptoms.
Healing (by my definition) means promoting radiant physical health, and also includes mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
Freedom from old emotional wounds and traumas
Freedom from inhibiting subconscious blocks and patterns that keep us from having the life we dream of
Being empowered and confident
Being peaceful and joyful and full of love
Being filled with vitality and enthusiasm for life
My Back Story
To give you a bit of background, I've had a very challenging health history, including:
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Food Hypersensitivity (to the point where for 6 months I could eat nothing but a nutrient powder mixed with water)
Chronic weakness and injury of the lower back/hips
Chronic back and jaw issues
I was 18 years old before I realised that not everyone was in pain all the time. I'd just thought that was normal!
Since then, I've been actively searching out what really helps, and learning to distinguish that from what seems to help but in fact creates longer-term problems and what simply doesn’t work at all.
I have healed myself from all of these conditions! The only exception is the back problems (which are caused by a congenital defect of my spine), but the techniques below, along with chiropractic care and conscious flexibility training, are keeping even those manageable.
In other words, what I'm sharing with you here really works. Otherwise, why bother sharing it, right?
The Key To All Healing
And the key I've found to all lasting physical healing and personal transformation is this:
Healing Starts Deep Within Us:
In our spirit, our emotions, our thoughts,
and our energy.
If we don't transform these into healthy patterns,
any relief from physical symptoms
can only be temporary
In this article, I'd like to introduce you to some of the best self-healing techniques I've found to heal yourself on every level.
Some of them are free; others you pay for once and continue to use on your own. And a few are healing sessions that I've found to be well worth the cost, since they'll make major transformations that last the rest of your life.
These are all techniques that I use myself on a regular basis: I'm not recommending anything that I don't believe in and know from experience to be really effective.
I've organised them into categories:
However, you should know that there's a huge amount of overlap! In fact, any of these tools can really be used for anything you want to achieve.
After all, if your health is poor, it can be traced to a spiritual/energy issue at the root. Same if you're having money troubles. Or lack of success. Or weight issues.
And every one of these techniques work because they address the underlying, root issue at the energy level!
Note: Any that aren't free have a money-back guarantee, so you're free to try them without any risk.
Since I've found these techniques so effective over the long run, I've linked with their companies as an affiliate. That means that when you purchase one of these items through my site, I may get a small compensation that helps me support this website, which I fervently hope you've found to be a great resource.
I want to be upfront about this, and to assure you that I only affiliate with products and companies that I use myself, and have found worthwhile and trustworthy.
That's my guarantee to you on the quality of these services.
Healing & Health
MAP Coning: Healing with Higher Help
MAP Coning is a powerful technique that helps you enlist Divine Aid. You can do it yourself, whenever you want or need something.
You can find instructions and information on it here: MAP Coning.
Be sure to read to the end of the article: there are also 6 tips to increase the potency of this practice.
Energy Medicine is an innovative system created by Donna Eden, bringing together self-healing techniques from various modalities, primarily working with the energy meridians within the body.
She developed this process to save her own life, when she was faced with multiple intense illnesses and a short estimated time left to live, and it worked!
In fact, it worked so well, she kept developing it until finally she ended up with a comprehensive method for healing yourself.
The book, Energy Medicine: Balancing Your Body's Energies for Optimal Health, Joy, and Vitality, is inexpensive, and loaded with techniques for everything from allergies to jetlag to memory improvement to toothache.
But the most valuable part is a simple daily practice that keeps energy moving freely throughout your body.
That's the key to Energy Medicine: when energy moves freely through your body, you stay healthy you're protected against illness of all forms, and your body can naturally heal itself from most anything.
I personally find the book a little confusing to follow (though my spouse disagrees), but it's still worth it. We've used it so much, I eventually needed to buy my own copy so I can take it with me when I travel.
Manifestation and Attraction
Ask and It Is Given: Shifting To Positivity; Attracting Better Results
This is a book everyone in this millennium should have. As we move further into the spiritual age where we are co-creators of our reality where our thoughts and energy quickly and powerfully create our world we need tools like Ask And It Is Given offers.
Abraham-Hicks talks about "the rockets of our intentions/desires," and how we're constantly sending these out into the Universe, to bring our desires back to us. But if we're running those rockets on automatic pilot, we're bringing to ourselves exactly what we don't want!
The auto-setting for humans is the ego. The ego is full of fears, anger, suffering, sorrow, and other such emotions. When we leave it in charge, all our rockets of intention are for more of these unpleasant experiences.
The real power of Ask And It Is Given is found in the clear, easy practices to change our emotional energy state fast!
That's how we change what our rockets are going out to get for us. If we send out energy rockets of positive energies, we get positive experiences back!
You can see a book review here on Ask And It Is Given. There's also information on how just reading this book upgrades your energy and consciousness, and a bunch of intriguing quotes.
The book isn't free, of course (but the review is. )
But it's super-inexpensive: for $10 - $20 dollars, you get a lifetime's worth of priceless techniques to turn your life around.
No matter what you're wanting more, or less, of more health, happiness, slimness, hope, or less suffering, failure, fear, etc. this book is priceless!
Clearing Blocks to Success, Health, Abundance, Weight Loss, Etc.
Emotional Freedom Technique, also known as Meridian Tapping, is super-fast, super-easy, super-effective, and you can do it for yourself (no need to keep going to a practitioner).
If you're new to EFT, you might want to pick up this handy book: Emotional Freedom Technique Handbook: How To Heal & Transform Emotional Pain, Past Traumas, Subconscious Programming, and More.
It gives an introduction into what EFT is, how to do it, and even "troubleshooting" for difficulties.
The handbook is aimed at healing emotional and psychological issues (old or new), and doesn’t go into detail on everything else you can use EFT for, like...
Health and healing
Abundance and success
Just about anything else going on in your body, mind, or life
But you use the same technique for all of these.
EFT has an astonishing ability to transform your life, and remove the blocks to whatever you want to achieve whether it's happiness, health, or wealth.
The results are fantastic. A lot of times you can get major changes in a single session. Sometimes, of course, you need to do it regularly and repeatedly, and really dig deep into what's going on, for it to work.
If that sounds like too much effort, consider that EFT is currently being used to heal people emotionally and physically who've been told there's no cure! If you have to do a little work for something like that, well, isn't it worth it?
After all, it's not costing you anything but your time... and with only beneficial side-effects!
For a great free resource for how to do EFT, why it works, the science behind EFT, and more, check out: The Tapping Solution
Energy Clearing with Christie Marie Sheldon
Another incredible self-healing technique I've been using is Christie Marie Sheldon's course: Unlimited Abundance Training.
This resource isn't free, but you get to keep it and use it over and over. And it's like a super-power punch to your healing program.
Don't be fooled by the name! This course will clear out so many areas of less-than-perfect function, it's worth doing even if you're already wealthy!
I'd been trying to shift subconscious blocks and beliefs that hold me back, and when a friend raved about this course, I decided to try it. My spouse joined in too, though she's not the type who's usually interested in all this woo-woo and healing stuff.
The changes we've experienced have been incredible. What really made me realise this was super-potent is when my spouse starting being the one to say "Let's do a clearing now"!
Places where we were chronically stuck finally began to shift, and fast. Almost immediately, we found new income sources and opportunities arising.
And more than that, it has changed us. We immediately started being happier and more light-hearted. We stopped taking everything so personally, and became willing to laugh at ourselves more easily that changed our whole relationship! And that benefit has continued long after we did the course the first time.
I recommend integrating EFT with her program: tapping along with the audios, until you get to parts where you need to focus on the practice.
If you'd like to try it, it's really worth it you’ll find some wonderful changes taking place, in a very short time. It's really easy yet surprisingly potent.
There's a solid money-back guarantee if you cancel within the first 60 days. You can find out more about it here: Unlimited Abundance.
Light Body Healing
At some points on the healing journey, there's just no substitute for personalised, expert assistance.
That's where this Bio-Energy Healing practitioner comes in: Shari Dunnet at Light Body Healing Works.
I've been having sessions with Shari as needed for over a year, and have recommended her to friends as well. We all keep going back! And for one simple reason:
We're getting amazing results! I'm talking
immediate clearing of patterns and pains that have been stuck for years, sometimes for generations (ancestral patterns).
Shari does 2 different types of healing sessions, both of which she can do long-distance.
One is a clearing of the energy blocks in the body, which feels fantastic! It relieves pain, increases relaxation, and also removes negative energy I generally leave these sessions feeling like I'm floating through life, and left my ego behind. Truly, I come out feel more enlightened (though that may be because my intention for the session is usually something like "aligning with love and life purpose").
The other is a guided process that, as I perceive it, is like a soul reintegration, or what we'd call in Wicca an intense Banishing: getting clarity on the roots of an issue, and then not only clearing it for once and for all, but replacing it with a powerfully beneficial new program.
This is helpful in that she leaves you with imagery and words that you can then use on your own, to keep deepening and strengthening the transformation.
Another thing we've noticed is that when we do a clearing session, it's affecting our family members as well. Even though they haven't had a session, their patterns "inexplicably" shift too!
Shari's work is consistently effective. Each time, it's clear that something big and deep has been transformed. I come out feeling crystal clear, and light as a feather.
Here's what I wrote her after my latest session, for example. (This came after a really bad experience.)
I can feel now how really cut off I was from, and blocking, the Light. Now I feel much more conneced again. I feel way more alive!
My body feels really better too: much more relaxed, more aligned, less pain. Clear, clear, clear!
There's a definite shift in how ready I feel to take on things I couldn't face, before the session. It's really been a noticeable a remarkable shift in energy!
I think I need a bit of quiet restful time to let it percolate through me, to really feel and notice how much has shifted, and I think is still shifting.
And that's the standard result I get from this healing.
I cannot recommend Shari highly enough!
If you feel stuck in something that you just haven't been able to shift on your own, or you need to make a huge shift fast, or you just don't want to chip away at some massive issue for years, this is one of the best things you could do for yourself.
Help with Positive Affirmations
Positive affirmations can be really powerful... if you do them correctly.
They work by reprogramming your conscious and subconscious minds to more positive thoughts and emotions.
It's been estimated that people have 70,ooo thoughts every single day. And 40,ooo of them (over half!) are repetitive. That means that over half of everything you think is replaying the common tapes in your head that you're used to playing... most of which you've probably played since childhood. And the worst part is, the vast majority of them are negative thoughts!
Now that we know that every thought is energy, and energy attracts more energy of the same caliber, it's easy to understand how powerfully your thoughts create your reality.
You have 70,ooo opportunities per day to bring wonderful things into your life! Imagine if you used that power for good instead of evil!
That's what positive affirmations are for.
There are a series of articles on Wicca-Spirituality.com that explains positive affirmations and how to get them to really work for you. They begin with this one: The Power of Positive Affirmations.
Check them out to find out pretty much everything you need to know about how to use this self-healing technique to your best advantage.
Professional Positive Affirmation Tools
Sometimes you want a boost in your positive affirmations, to really get the best results, and fast.
That's when affirmation tools like ThinkRightNow are so valuable.
This is the brand I've used for years, and they have loads of affirmation topics to choose from... anything you'd want to do affirmations on, there's something to help you with that. (This is their online catalogue.)
Remember those 40,ooo repetitive thoughts per day (mentioned earlier)? Well, it takes a LOT of repetitions of positive affirmations to counterbalance, not to mention outweigh all those negative tapes that run non-stop in our heads.
Positive affirmation CDs make it a lot easier, because they do the repetitions for you. You don't need to worry about remembering to do them. And how many of us can do more than 40-70,ooo positive affirmations every day?
Professional positive affirmation CDs can be played in the background (though of course they're even more effective when you're paying attention, saying them to yourself, and agreeing with them as you listen), and while you sleep. It's an easy way to be getting more positive affirmations than negative self-talk.
And I really like ThinkRightNow's system, working with the brain's natural quick-training method.
Although not free, once you buy them, you can use them forever, which makes them a really great deal.
Upgrading Your Energy Vibration (Spiritual Evolution)
Love Or Above
Christie Marie Sheldon has another course that's really wonderful too, called Love Or Above.
It's designed to clear lower (negative) vibrations in your Energy Field, and raise your vibrational frequency. In other words, to upgrade your "operating system" to more spiritual levels.
A benefit of this is that it makes you a "magnet for life's pleasures." As the Law of Attraction says, whatever energy you send out is what you draw back to yourself as well.
So when you uplift your energy frequency, you begin to draw to yourself all the best that life has to offer.
This course is not cheap, but the transformation that can happen is priceless. And when you use it and reuse, refining and purifying your Energy Field more and more, it's really worth the one-time payment.
You can also check out her free 1-hour seminar. I haven't tried it (since I'd already taken her course before I heard about it), but it's free, so what the heck.
It offers some useful information on "understanding your personal energetic frequency" and teaches you some techniques to start upgrading your energy immediately.
A Year & A Day: 53 Weeks to Becoming a Wiccan
This 13-month course is not just for learning about Wicca. It's actually designed to be a transformational journey to greater spiritual awareness and higher consciousness! You can find out more about that here.
Techniques For More Advanced Or In-Depth Work
These techniques are all introduced in articles on Wicca-Spirituality.com, except for Invoking Divine Qualities (which is still in progress), and Hidden Language Hatha Yoga.
We won't go into detail on the first four: a simple click will tell you all about them. We'll briefly introduce the last two...
This is a process which fills you with the energy of various Divine Qualities, such as Love, Forgiveness, Bliss, etc. You can use it for any of the Divine Qualities you wish to Call into yourself or your life.
There are a few techniques I've developed for this process. An easy one to start with is to sit quietly and in a meditative state (if possible), while saying out loud to yourself statements such as:
"May I be Peaceful. [pause] May I be Peaceful. [pause] May I be Peaceful. [pause]"
As you speak, and in the pauses between phrases, aim to allow, agree with and feel that energy moving through your body as much as possible.
You can use any positive emotion or experience you wish, in the statement.
This is really just a quick introduction to this potent self-healing technique, but it's enough to do the trick. (When I have the time, there'll be a whole article on this topic.1 )
Hidden Language Hatha Yoga
This is an amazing and unique version of Hatha Yoga (the Yoga of physical postures, or asanas).
This technique was developed by Swami Radha, one of the leading female yogis, who started teaching "true yoga" that is, yoga as a spiritual practice rather than an exercise regime in the 1950s.
What makes this technique so priceless (for Wiccans especially) is that through practicing it, you learn to communicate with your body to really understand what it's trying to tell you, as well as how to ask it what you want it to do and to develop your intuition.
Radha Yoga is taught in many centres around the world. You can see if there's one close to you here.
Otherwise, you might consider spending some time at Yasodhara Ashram in BC, Canada. There are workshops of various duration throughout the year, but if you can possibly make the opportunity for yourself, take the Yoga Development Course.
I can't recommend this highly enough. It will transform you to an extent you can't believe until you've done it! They say it resolves 10 lifetimes' worth of karma... but if you really work it, I'd say more like 100!
The Art of Astral Projection
The Art of Astral Projection is a course to teach you to achieve out-of-body experiences. If you've ever wanted to learn to astral travel, this course is for you!
You don't just learn to astral travel though being able to instantly visit distant countries or even outer space is awesome enough. This course helps develop your psychic skills and magickal abilities. It also helps you experience higher levels of consciousness.
The best part of learning this skill, in my opinion, is being able to experience for yourself that there's so much more to life, and to yourself!, than our ordinary waking mind can imagine. Find out more about it here.
Working With Totem Animals and Animal Telepathy
A Natural Connection: Discover Your Animal Spirit Guides and What They Can Do For You is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to meeting and working with Animal Spirits those already in your life, and those you'd like to meet.
The first book in the A Natural Connection series intros you to the different types of Animal Spirit Guides, and how you can communicate with them.
After that, it guides you through over a dozen exercises to help you increase your intuition and develop the power of telepathy so you can meet and communicate with your personal Totem Animals.
Volume 2 guides you in building a relationship with your Totem Animals, and what you can do with them.
And Volume 3 is a Troubleshooting manual to help you past common difficulties that you might encounter.
This book is chock-full of practice exercises and playsheets that also help you ...
Understand the messages that Nature is always sending you
Easily achieve altered states of consciousness
Listen to your body and understand what it's trying to tell you
Become aware of how loved, guided, and supported you are that you're never really alone, and never will be
Reconnect with Nature and the Earth
With Bright Blessings,
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