Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The Mechanics of Forgiveness

A lot has been written on forgiveness and why it is so important to let go of grievances; it is one of the steps on the road to peace. But it is not the first step nor the most important. Think of a person who has been hurt or betrayed by an ex, a close friend or by a terrible loss. How can one expect to forgive if one still feels hurt? Yesterday I sat and meditated in a beautiful church called Mary Star of the Sea, where I had the most amazing insights on this question... 



The short answer: we can't forgive if we are still hurting. Based on my experiences with energy healing over the past ten years, the first step is to become aware of our emotional pain and let it be what it is. Accept the fact that you feel angry or hurt. If this emotion is the result of an abusive relationship or situation, please get help and find a safe way out - but if it stems from the past, give yourself time and space to let those feelings come to the surface so that you can heal them. Therapy works wonders, and we can also try energy healing at home!


Three Steps to Forgiveness:  

1) Begin by grounding, clearing and shielding your personal energy before attuning to divine light. The steps can be found in both of my healing books. You'll find a basic chakra meditation HERE

2) Once you are ready to start channeling the energy of love and compassion through your physical body and Aura, visualize the part of yourself that feels hurt. Let a soft white, violet or pink light stream through you, sending any excess healing energies into the ground. No pressure to heal quickly or to experience forgiveness - just give that part of yourself lots of love. 

3) We then end the visualization by running gold light through our body and Aura, letting it fill all of the spaces that might have been cleared by the healing energy that we have just channeled. Always end by grounding and shielding your personal space and energy. 


This approach acknowledges that a part of your psyche may be in an emotional or energetic ICU. With care and self-healing, it will come through stronger and more resilient. When that part of yourself is ready to emerge, the bruises will have faded; And instead of forgiving rationally because the mind tells you that letting go brings peace, forgiveness will come about naturally. 

Learn To Do-It-Yourself!

Both of my self-healing books guide us through the whole process. If you would like to try a creative approach to self-healing, Chakra Healing & Magick is probably the best fit. Chapter 5 guides us through the energy healing steps required to balance and heal our chakras, or to send healing to specific themes by using crystals as a focal point. This works well as stones amplify energy, and we can choose specific stones to heal the Heart & Brow Chakras 💝 My go-to stones for emotional healing are pink: Rose Quartz is great but so are Mangano Calcite and Rhodonite. The ones in the picture are from Earths Elements crystal shop in Encinitas, CA.  

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If you are interested in forgiveness from a health and wellness point of view, I would suggest my first book, A Personal Guide to Self-Healing, Cancer & Love; it looks at energy healing as a complementary therapy for cancer patients though it is also useful in other situations. The book might as well have been called Self-Healing, Cancer & Forgiveness. The healing tools are meant to help us channel our emotions, including stress, making it useful for the whole family. It is based on my family's experience with cancer. You'll find the ebook and paperback on Amazon below: 


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Please give yourself a chance to run the energy of love, compassion and forgiveness through your body. Even if we feel that we have nothing to let go of, memories will come to the surface, often from childhood and young adult years. It is often the little things that leave energetic imprints, but they fade away just as quickly when we finally decide to dust ourselves off. 



Reiki hugs, 

Regina 




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Regina Chouza is an Energy Healer, Angel Medium and author of Self-Healing, Cancer & Love and Chakra Healing & Magick. She studied angels, tarot and astrology at The College of Psychic Studies in London, and qualified as a Healer at the School of Intuition & Healing UK. Regina's passion is bringing the energy of self-love, joy and empowerment to energy healing pursuits.  










Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Yesterday I Sent Reiki to the Eclipse (Fright of my Life 😅)

Yesterday we had an eclipse in Capricorn, which also happens to be my natal moon sign. So I sat down and thought I would draw a Reiki bridge to the Eclipse to download its energy to my life. Not the best idea in hindsight but it was an experience. 

So what is a Reiki Bridge??? Reiki is a self-healing and relaxation technique that developed in Japan 100 years ago. We can use it to meditate, to send healing to others, or to heal our lives. 




When Reiki practitioners want to set an intention for a healing session, we draw Japanese kanji (letters) on our hands or in the air in front of us. There are just a few Reiki symbols included in the system, and one of these creates an energy bridge to another location, time or person. This is my favorite Reiki symbol because it gives Reiki so many uses. We can use it to send healing to a difficult experience in the past, or to do well in the future. We can send healing to someone that is going into surgery. It doesn't matter from how far away, you can even send Reiki to the Moon! 

This is what I did yesterday, about 6 hours after the Eclipse. It was late at night and I remembered that ages ago, I suggested one of my Facebook friends build a Reiki bridge to the Moon each night to see how the Moon's energy shifts as it waxes and wanes, and as it moves through the twelve zodiac signs. The watery signs are my favorite. I am a huge fan of Scorpio, but they all have something for us and we can download that energy to integrate it. 


Listen To This When the Moon is in Scorpio



My goal was to make the most of the Full Moon and Eclipse, letting go of whatever needs to go so that I can move on with my life. The image that came to mind for this eclipse in Capricorn was of Base Camp at Mount Everest, and unpacking deadweight before heading to the Summit. 

In meditations I often use a mountain trek as a symbol for Capricorn because this resilient sign has the patience and diligence to put one foot in front of the other and eventually reach the top. 

I sat down to meditate, drew the Reiki bridge in front of me and started to feel the Eclipse's energy (I am now wishing I hadn't). It was reallyyyy reallyyyyy intense, which surprised me, because my psychic sensitivity pretty much disappeared 48 hours before the eclipse and I thought it wouldn't come back for a few more days. When I started to feel a rush of energy through my Aura, I asked for the Sun, Moon and Eclipse to clear away any and all fears, attachments and karmic ties. 

About 5 minutes later, the building started shaking - at first it felt like a humongous bird had slammed into the wall. But no, it was a 2.9 earthquake with its epicenter 16 kilometers away (10 miles); it was the fright of my life though luckily the Reiki Quake only lasted a fraction of a second. It freaked me out and I didn't fall asleep for hours after that. We have had several mini quakes this week in that radius, but the timing on this one shook me up. 

When I finally fell asleep I couldn't help thinking how fear has become an everyday part of life in Mexico because of crime, and how these ongoing quakes add to the sense of nervousness. Though maybe, they are meant to wake us up and not shake us up (saw that on Instagram). 







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Regina Chouza is an Energy Healer, Angel Medium and author of Self-Healing, Cancer & Love and Chakra Healing & Magick. She studied angels, tarot and astrology at The College of Psychic Studies in London, and qualified as a Healer at the School of Intuition & Healing UK. Her passion is bringing the energy of self-love, joy and empowerment to energy healing pursuits.  








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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Are You a Love or a Happiness?

Ever since I started studying intuition ten years ago I have had the weirdest dreams. Last night I had one where it felt like I was traveling to another dimension or to a new kind of planet. The people there were made of energy and light. I didn't get a sense of physical bodies but they were conscious. They had Auras, light bodies and individuality. 

When I was approached by someone who seemed like he was of the opposite gender (for lack of a better word), I began comparing my energy to his and a question came to mind:

Regina, what are you?

And without missing a light-beat, I replied: I am a Happiness. 

The one asking was a Love. And the feeling that I got was that in that dimension - in this crazy dream of mine - Loves paired up with Happinesses. Yin and Yang in a world of light. 




This idea definitely rang a bell... 

One of the biggest lessons for me has been to define the word Happiness on my own terms and what it means to live a life that makes me happy. Is it selfish to prioritize happiness? That is what my latest book is about and what Holy Fire® and Karuna Reiki® are about, happiness and compassion. 

A few years ago I had the idea of writing a novel about a flower fairy who noticed that flowers faded faster if they went home with unhappy families. The fairy closed up her shop to go looking for happiness so she could put it in her bouquets.  

I am not sure if I have found "it" yet, but Reiki makes a huge difference in my life and then two months ago I felt a happiness boost after going vegetarian (details here). My Chakra Healing & Magick book is geared towards living a life of love and empowerment - fueled by happiness 💛
      

Reiki hugs, 

Regina 





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Regina Chouza is an Energy Healer, Angel Medium and author of Self-Healing, Cancer & Love and Chakra Healing & Magick. She studied angels, tarot and astrology at The College of Psychic Studies in London, and qualified as a Healer at the School of Intuition & Healing UK. Her passion is bringing the energy of self-love, joy and empowerment to energy healing pursuits.  







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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Use Reiki to Lift Your Mood (Authentically)

I taught a Holy Fire ® Reiki class in Mexico on Saturday and something new happened energetically - since then it has happened twice more =) 

Here goes my latest Reiki experience!

Towards the end of the class, I was talking about the ways I use Reiki in my daily life. For example, we can jot down goals, putting them on a sheet of paper and filling it with Reiki before brainstorming on how to bring those plans to life. The thing about Reiki or Energy Healing is that accessing our intuition helps us tune into the unlimited creativity of the Universe - including the knowledge that our Higher Selves have to share. Giving yourself an intuitive boost opens the mind up to new and exciting ways of thinking.




I was talking about these practical uses when my palms started to buzz the way they do at the beginning of a Reiki session. The energy usually feels like electric tingles, before becoming hotter and hotter as I am ready to approach the client in the healing session. But in class, the heat never came, the tingles never left and instead, I clairvoyantly saw and feel a white mist floating out from my palms into the room. Fifteen minutes later I was looking at the students through the mist! 

Then on Monday I gave a one-to-one Reiki class. The student was curious about using Reiki with personal triggers, psychology and emotional healing.  I mentioned that Reiki and journaling go well together and how I use it extensively in my own life - and funny enough, that white misty Reiki started to flow out from my palm chakras! It's like Reiki was talking for me LOL. 

Back to the Mood Lifting Tip!

Journaling has always been one of my favorite activities since childhood, hence this blog 😇 Then in 2017 I signed up for a psychology class where we learned to write about the things that bother us as a way to release those feelings. As you write, you tend to gain a deeper understanding how you really feel and why. Adding Reiki gives the session an extra oomph, as we direct healing energy at those feelings and let them evaporate gently. When you're done writing, place your hands on your Heart Chakra and fill your body with a sense of calm, peace and love (Reiki). 

Reiki doesn't keep us from feeling our feelings, but it gives us a chance to understand them and hopefully feel just a fraction of what is there, as it makes its way out of our Aura. In some cases, for example trauma, it is best to see a therapist, but most of us will be able to give ourselves Reiki informally at home. Either way, Reiki is complementary to medical care, not alternative. 

Many spiritual fads tell us to think positive, keep our vibes happy. I like to think of myself as a generally upbeat person, but I also spend a LOT of time thinking or writing about the sad, angry, and fearful feelings that make an appearance. And that is a big part of self-healing; otherwise the happy thought is no more than a bandaid. There is no reason to be afraid of our thoughts, but running away from an unhappy one can make it more resistant. 

Reiki gives us an opportunity to deep dive into our feelings - letting the things that 'get us down' come to the surface in a gentle way. It serves to clear and heal the emotional body so that the things that aren't going perfectly well in our lives don't weigh us down so much. My spiritual psychology teacher likened each 'difficulty' of sorts to a glass that was full of water - every time we self heal, journal, or give ourselves Reiki, a bit of that water pours out. 

Not Trained in Reiki? No Problem!

We can only channel Reiki if we have been taught by a teacher in a class. But there are other types of energy healing that we can channel without attending a class. Both of my Do-It-Yourself Energy Healing books guide us through the whole process. Chakra Healing & Magick, includes creative approaches to healing including chakra prompts, journaling, crystals and angel intuition: 


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The tools in the book can be carried out with Energy Healing (as discussed in Chapter 5) or with a Reiki Level 1 attunement. Hope it helps and please reach out if you have thoughts on the above! 


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Reiki hugs, 

Regina 








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Regina Chouza is an Energy Healer, Angel Medium and author of Self-Healing, Cancer & Love and Chakra Healing & Magick. She studied angels, tarot and astrology at The College of Psychic Studies in London, and qualified as a Healer at the School of Intuition & Healing UK. Her passion is bringing the energy of self-love, joy and empowerment to energy healing pursuits.  







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Monday, June 10, 2019

Astrology, Tarot and Reiki (Rolled Into One)

I'm an Aquarius Sun with Mercury in Pisces. If there is a traditional way of going about things, I tend to go in a different direction. Can't help it; Aquarius likes doing its own thing and Pisces has trouble staying inside the box. Think of a colouring book where the lines are invisible so you draw anywhere and sometimes on the table too. That is Pisces 🐠

And with Gemini Rising my ruling planet is Mercury - which in tarot terms, is the Magician! This energy likes to shape its own reality and plays with Fire just because it can. It has gotten me into trouble when sessions get creative. I keep hearing, that is not how Reiki works.


The Zodiac Wheel + Rider Waite Tarot 💕


Energy Healing and Tarot

Last week I had a crazy creative Reiki session; it was such fun that I hope to repeat it many times. A client came in for healing and wanted to work on confidence and personal power. I started out the way you usually would: clearing his Aura, tuning into his energy from the shoulders and letting Reiki flow from the Crown of his head all the way to his feet. Then I moved onto his Chakras, expecting to use the Reiki Symbols to clear his energy. The symbols are based on Japanese kanji and each of them has a meaning and a vibration. We use them for intention setting. 

Instead, when my palms were over his Solar Plexus Chakra - the center of joy, power and personal identity - a Tarot card came to my mind. I saw an image of two people making their way through a snow storm with no buildings in sight. It made me feel like he was braving the Elements, not knowing where he was going. I thought OK, so we're healing with images now, and started to fill that mental picture with Reiki, while picturing it in his abdomen. 

Within a few minutes the image changed to another card, one where we see the King of Fire sitting on-top of a Fire Dragon (from Doreen Virtue's now disowned tarot). This card is about being able to communicate our vision with power and confidence, so I moved one hand up to his Throat Chakra and kept the other on the Solar Plexus. I stayed there for a little bit longer, until the images shifted again. The next one was actually my favorite card (and please don't think I'm crazy) - the Death card. This isn't actually about Death, instead relating to Scorpio energy. If you're not familiar with this powerful watery sign, it's the energy of demolition and rebirth rolled into one - any situation can be healed by Scorpio. 

Astrology, Tarot and Reiki 

Scorpio is the most powerful Zodiac sign because of its force (ruled by Pluto and Mars) and its laser-sharp insight. It knows how things will play out which ensure success, though of course like all signs it has drawbacks. Smother love and control issues - but when we send energy healing to the image of the card in a person's Aura, those qualities are harmonized. Rather than project the energy of the card, we see it in the person's psyche and let Reiki balance and heal it. 

This isn't how one typically works in a Reiki sessions, but it is very similar to the energy healing sessions that I learned to do at the School of Intuition & Healing in London. And thanks to my dreamy Mercury in Pisces mind, I really can't predict what I will see or where I'll go in healing or Reiki sessions. The fun thing was that the client loved it and felt 100% happy, relaxed and peaceful when the hour was up 🙌 🙌 🙌

I wouldn't have expected a session that dealt with Scorpio upheavals to be peaceful, but that is what Reiki does for us. It calms the waters and diminishes turbulence.  Also it is much better to consciously channel Scorpio energy, than to have it rush through your life unannounced LOL. 






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I offer Reiki and Energy Healing sessions in person in Mexico City, as well as through the blog. The online sessions usually involve a personalized energy healing meditation where we work with clairvoyant images, journaling and distant healing. Details HERE

And you've seen this, but Katy Perry's Wide Awake has so much tarot symbolism. It's the journey that we go through, beginning with The Magician and through the tunnel with our Inner Guide. 



And read Chakra Healing & Magick to channel healing and work with tarot, clairvoyant images and Chakras yourself. Link below!

Reiki hugs,

Regina 


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Regina Chouza is an Energy Healer, Angel Medium and author of Self-Healing, Cancer & Love and Chakra Healing & Magick. She studied angels, tarot and astrology at The London College of Psychic Studies, and qualified as a Healer at the School of Intuition & Healing UK. Her passion is bringing the energy of self-love, joy and empowerment to energy healing pursuits.  






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