Monday, October 5, 2020

Sekhmet: The Lioness of Ancient Egypt

The past few weeks I have had emails from friends who were surprised during psychic meditations - basically, they felt an energy come through and after Googling it, discovered that what they felt was one of the deities from Ancient Egypt. I had a similar experience about a year ago. Before then my interest in ancient myths had focused on the Greek side, thanks to my first tarot deck


In my case, I felt a rush of water through my energy field during a Reiki meditation, like I was being hosed down. When I asked 'what is this?', the impressions that came to mind were 'river god-dess' and 'happy' - followed up immediately by a mental picture of a character on the TV show Scorpion whose name is Happy. I assumed it might be a river goddess of Japanese origin, because Reiki comes from Japan. As soon as I was done with the intuitive meditation I googled the terms "Asian river goddesses" and came up empty handed - no female river deities and none called Happy. I thought it must have been my imagination that got in the way.

A few days later I went back to Google, searching for "Happy" and "River God" without mentioning Japan and leaving out the feminine aspect. What came up was a lesser-known Egyptian river god known as Hapi. I was flabbergasted. He looked after the flooding of the Nile, which in turn assured enough water for crops to grow, but not so much that it would drown them out. 

But more than that, Hapi looked after a specific part of the Nile, near a town called Philae. This floored me because fifteen years ago, before I was into energy healing or psychic meditations, I actually went to Philae and immediately thought "I lived here in another life" - I didn't want to leave. Alas, I was there on a cruise and dragged myself away after 45 minutes. The archeological site was dedicated to Isis and Osiris with no mention of the river god Hapi. 


Since then I have been reading up on Ancient Egypt and discovered a sun goddess who looked after healing, plagues, medicine and destruction (the kind that removes obstacles). The warrior goddess Sekhmet is often depicted with a lion's head on a female body. Her energy is necessary now with everything that is going on in the world. I thought it would be nice if we went outside, grounded ourselves and felt a ray of light flow from the Sun to our Heart Chakras, intending for it to clear away all fear and doubt. Let that fiery sunlight radiate through your body and Aura. 

The clairvoyant meditations that I have shared in the past can be used to connect with angels and guides. We can also set the intention to connect with higher vibrational beings such as bodhisatvas and goddesses, though in my experience, they choose us and not the other way around. In either case, I hope you enjoy connecting with Hapi and Sekhmet.  

Begin by grounding yourself and shielding your meditation space, this brings about clarity. Grounding also gives us the foundations to reach for the stars, figuratively speaking. You'll find the steps in Chakra Healing & Magick, the first chapter is available as a gift HERE. We could all use some energy healing - and Sekhmet's connection with courage and the sun's warrior energy. 

Reiki hugs, 

Regina 




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Regina Chouza is an Energy Healer, Angel Medium and author of A Personal Guide to 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 an Energy Healer at the School of Intuition & Healing UK. Blogging since 2010, Regina's passion is bringing the qualities of love, joy and empowerment to healing pursuits. 

 





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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Freedom from Hopes & Fears

The past month I have given myself lots of energy healing, focusing on patterns that I need to release as I move forward with post-pandemic life (someday far far away). One of the things that comes up a lot in healing sessions is releasing fears and anxieties, as they box us in. For example, fear of failure might keep us from taking the initiative in our daily lives.

What I hadn't thought of, was that releasing Hope is as important as releasing Fear. Hope is a wonderful, abstract quality to have, but hoping something specific will happen can be as sticky as wishing that one of our fears will not come true. Hopes and fears also get in the way of our Intuition, making it harder for us to receive clear guidance from above. 


When it comes to different types of intuitive readings, our hopes and fears are most likely to hijack tarot readings. Our initial response to the cards is easily influenced by our state of mind. Whether we use tarot to predict the future, or better yet, to heal ourselves by shining a light on the unconscious; I find it helpful to clear my Aura before each session. You can do this by grounding yourself and visualizing a stream of violet light running through your Aura, into the ground. This releases confusing thoughts and emotions before we access our intuition  πŸ’—

Letting go of hope may sound depressing, but releasing attachments opens us up to receive more than we asked for - an essential step in learning to trust the flow of life. This happened organically when I began to focus energy healing sessions on releasing fear, the source of our attachment to specific outcomes. Not quite there yet but I'm working on it. 

Share your thoughts below! And if you'd like to know more about energy healing, intuition, and tarot as a doorway to your inner guide and healer, read Chakra Healing & Magick HERE


Reiki hugs, 


Regina  





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Regina Chouza is an Energy Healer, Angel Medium and author of A Personal Guide to 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 an Energy Healer at the School of Intuition & Healing UK. Blogging since 2010, Regina's passion is bringing the qualities of love, joy and empowerment to healing pursuits. 

 




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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The Astrology of Compassion & Self-Healing

A few weeks ago I had an intuitive reading from a fellow healer who told me that I had to work on forgiveness. I have been receiving that same message in my daily meditations, but I can't say that I am mad at anyone or anything so I had no idea what that meant. 

So I asked my friend for clarification and her answer was that I had to forgive myself, be less critical of myself. I laughed nervously, and as my tutor at The College of Psychic Studies used to say, if we give an angel message and the person has a bout of nervous laughter, well done! 

The message was spot on but I had never thought of forgiveness that way. I do have a tendency to be critical of myself, focusing on what I could have done better in any situation. It's not fun to be around! 

Natal Astrology could make it easy for me to blame that tendency on the three big planets that I have in the perfectionist sign of Virgo. But from a self-healing point of view, the idea is to spot character traits that become defects when exaggerated, and to soften those traits. 

Virgo Aside: My initial reaction was to think that I should have been thorough and asked for clarification in my daily meditation. 

So how do I go about forgiving myself??? My favorite tools are Energy Healing and angel meditations. I usually ask Archangel Michael to send the angel or guide who can help me heal and release the issue that I am working on, as discussed in both of my energy healing books

I was surprised to see that Archangel Gabriel turned up. In my mind he was the archangel of pregnancies, intuition and communication, but then I remembered a lecture that I attended at the Kabbalah Centre years ago. The speaker referred to Archangel Gabriel as the angel of judgement in Judaism. Since then I have discovered that he can help us clear and release judgements that have been unfairly placed on us - in this instance, judging myself. 

The past month I have been connecting with Archangel Gabriel to release that critical tendency and honestly, I feel so much better! Coincidentally, Gabriel is also the Angel of Water, which includes the compassionate sign of Pisces. When we talk about healing with astrology, this all-forgiving Water sign sits opposite Virgo on the Zodiac wheel. Water can be used to integrate and heal both polarities so that neither is exaggerated; we need discernment and compassion. 

Here is a meditation to connect with Archangel Gabriel (link). We are in the month of Virgo until the 23rd of September; he can help us balance the Virgo/Pisces polarity so that we can be loving, forgiving and non-judgemental perfectionists. This leaves room for healing and personal growth. In Spiritual Astrology, Jan Spiller identifies non-judgemental perfectionism as the remedy for the three planets that were in Virgo when I was born, especially taskmaster Saturn. 

Healing with Astrology

If you are new to astrology, the natal chart takes a snapshot of the sky at the moment of our birth and tells us how that energy influences our feelings, beliefs and attitudes. 

The Sun Sign depends on the month of birth but the rest of the planets can be in different signs. So you could be born in April, for example, and not feel like an Aries personality - this is one of the reasons why horoscopes can be hit or miss. My Aquarius Sun is more or less outweighed by the three planets that were in Virgo when I was born. You could say that I am an Aquarius with a strong slant in the Virgo healing/perfectionist direction. 

Stay tuned for more on astrology! In the meantime, the foundation steps of energy healing and intuition are in my book, Chakra Healing & Magick

Reiki hugs, 

Regina 


> A related post on the Mechanics of Forgiveness HERE




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Regina Chouza is an Energy Healer, Angel Medium and author of A Personal Guide to 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 an Energy Healer at the School of Intuition & Healing UK. Blogging since 2010, Regina's passion is bringing the qualities of love, joy and empowerment to healing pursuits. 

 

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The Archangels of Balance, Blessings and Infinite Love

For five years I have hoped that The College of Psychic Studies would offer online classes and finally, they have! Moving to London in 2009 turned out to be one of the greatest adventures of my life, mostly because I stumbled across this fantastic school where we learned to access our intuition through the chakras. This led me down the rabbit hole experience that I have been blogging about for ten years, including Energy Healing, Angel Mediumship, Tarot and Astrology. 

There are dozens of classes at the College but I was feeling nostalgic and signed up for Angel Intuition (the same course of study that I took for about three years), which was amazing as one of my former classmates now teaches at the College! Her name is Liesl Duffy, and for those of you who want to learn from scratch, she is highly recommended. Liesl introduced us to four archangels, some of whom I had heard of, some I hadn't: 

  • Archangel Dokiel: This is the one I feel is most necessary now because of the intense stress and upheaval that we are going through on a global level. Dokiel is not an angel that we would typically call on, as he is the angel of balance, order and harmony on a more universal level. When I connected with him in one of our intuitive meditations I got the clear sense that he is a cosmic surgeon who works with matter and light. He helps us create order, harmony and balance for ourselves and our communities. In the meditation I felt like we can team up with Archangel Dokiel in intuitive meditations by visualizing the entire planet in front of us (imagining yourself in a dark room with the Earth in front of you) and visualizing it in gold, blue and green, in perfect harmony. As we have discussed earlier on the blog, we always ground, clear and shield our personal energy before connecting with the Archangels. This keeps us clear of environmental factors, especially anyone else's thoughts or feelings as that can interfere with our intuition. If you are new to energy healing, download Chapter 1 from Chakra Healing & Magick HERE. The book covers the energy healing and intuition techniques that I use daily πŸ’•
  • Archangel Gadiel - This beautiful angel's name literally means "God is my Wealth" and he helps us heal emotional and spiritual blocks to wealth. As discussed in Chakra Healing & Magick, the Heart Chakra is the gateway for all of the abundance that we receive from the upper realms and I was really pleased to hear Liesl refer to Archangel Gadiel's definition of abundance as Heart Prosperity. Think of all the qualities that make your cup overflow - they likely go far beyond financial needs to include love, friendship and health. We can work with Archangel Gadiel and with other archangels to release all inner blocks and beliefs that keep us from experiencing that Heart Prosperity. In class Liesl talked about infinite joy and heart prosperity being accessed with Archangel Gadiel's help. In personal meditations I have felt that he helps me get a sense of the Unity Chakra, which sits at the top of the Auric Field. However we have to ground ourselves and work with personal healing on a much deeper level before we access this particular chakra; it is part of the transpersonal chakra system (phase two in energy healing). But we can connect with Archangel Gadiel at anytime to heal and open the Heart Chakra. 
  • Archangel Barachiel is part of the Eastern Orthodox tradition in Christianity. His name refers to blessings. Barachiel helps us move towards a state of gratitude so that we find silver linings if we are going through a tough time, and so that we don't lose sight of our many blessings if we are OK but somehow dissatisfied. His (or her) energy feels just wonderful. I have only just begun to connect with Archangel Barachiel. 
  • Archangel Gamaliel is the angel of rewards and I get the feeling that he can help us pay it forward, as well as bringing us to a place where we get what we 'deserve' - and all of us deserve to be happy, fulfilled, healthy and enjoying peace and stability. 
It feels like a huge disconnect to talk about health and prosperity when we are in the middle of a global pandemic, but I believe the archangels are here to help us visualize the type of world and stability that we can create if we humans work together. As I have mentioned before, the angels are not fairy god-mothers in the Disney sense, but we can ask for guidance on how to rise above challenges. They will always fill us with energy healing, love and confidence so that we can release fear, insecurity and exhaustion - as being human isn't always easy... 

A Book on Love 

In meditation, the message that keeps coming through is that the world needs a lot of love right now. My friend and fellow teacher Liesl Duffy has just published a book of poems on love, no doubt inspired in part by Archangel Chamuel. Follow the links to Amazon USA and Amazon UK (or Amazon in your country) to read it. Liesl is a wonderful teacher, healer and author.  



And of course if you'd like to connect with the archangels it is good to know the intuition basics. You'll find this in Chakra Healing & Magick, now available globally in the Bookstore HERE. 

Guided meditations can be found on Youtube below. 

Reiki hugs, 

Regina 






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Regina Chouza is an Energy Healer, Angel Medium and author of A Personal Guide to 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 an Energy Healer at the School of Intuition & Healing UK. Blogging since 2010, Regina's passion is bringing the qualities of love, joy and empowerment to healing pursuits. 

 



Saturday, May 16, 2020

What is Energy Healing?

This blog covers energy healing and psychic development through the Chakras. I have summarized the basics below; have a look! ❤️ Regina 

What is Energy Healing?

Energy Healing takes into account the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of health & wellness. It relies on an intuitive connection with the body as well spiritual energy which is channeled through the Aura and Chakras, whirling through their themes and experiences. This aligns us with a sense of peace and flow in life.  

The technique itself is simple, relying on Intention and visualization to activate the flow of energy. Below you will find an intro to the Energy Body and a meditation.




Please Note: Energy Healing is complementary to medical care, not alternative. 


The Human Aura

The Aura is the energy field that surrounds our body. You may be able to feel it as heat emanating from the physical body and there are now special cameras that are able to photograph it. Beyond this, we also know that there are layers to the Aura and each of these stores particular experiences and information. 

There are at least 12 layers to the Aura, but to keep it simple, we can think of 4 big layers:

- The Physical:  This Aura layer is closest to the human body and extends for up to a couple inches. Our physical symptoms are often present in the physical aura layer. For example, as a healer I may feel a lot of heat or tingly sensations over a client's right knee. If I mention this to the client after the session they often tell me that they are recovering from surgery, or fell down, etc.  

- The Emotional:  A former colleague asked about the Aura; does it change color and shape and wouldn't that relate to our moods? Yes! That is correct, the emotional Aura layer is partially responsible for that. The feelings we have about our life and experiences are stored in the emotional Aura layer. Empaths perceive other people’s emotions through this Aura layer - it is good to clear and shield the Aura so that we do not take on their issues. 

- The Mental:  Our thoughts, beliefs and ideas are stored in the mental Aura layer. As a healer, I may suspect that a client spends a lot of time worrying or analyzing because my hands feel the buzz when they are scanning this layer. Especially around the head. People with lot of clutter on the mental Aura layer have been known to complain of headaches. Energy Healing on a mental level refers to clearing of limiting beliefs and perspectives, as well as general stress relief.

- The Spiritual:  This layer is linked to the Crown Chakra, which connects us to our Higher Self and God. We heal on a soul level and connect with our spirit through this part of the Aura. Healing it has an effect on the inner layers, especially the Mental and Emotional Aura. This is where the Transpersonal Chakras can be found, which take our awareness beyond the physical and human realms to feel a connection with nature, the animal kingdom and the spiritual world.



The Aura 


The Chakras

I am going to keep this short and sweet as I've written an entire book on the Chakras (read it here). Chakras are energy centres in our auric field that run through our body front to back, extending about 3 feet in either direction when fully activated. In resting mode, the Chakras sit closer to the physical body. The fluidity of our Chakras is influenced by our thoughts, actions, and experiences. Our Chakras also filter the energy that we send out into the world, and the energy that we take in. Each of our Chakras is linked to a different life function and a specific set of organs. 

  • The Crown Chakra is our connection to Spirit, God, and intuitive guidance. It extends upwards out of the top of your head. When it opens you may feel a prickly sensation on your scalp.
  • The Brow Chakra is linked to the mind, also our sight, thoughts, and analytical capabilities. It is level with your forehead and sits perpendicular to your spine. Clairvoyance and imagination relate to this Chakra.
  • The Throat Chakra should be easy to locate! It has to do with communication and governs both our listening and speaking skills. A well developed and protected Throat Chakra will also help you hear your angels and guides. 
  • The Heart Chakra is our centre of love, both romantic and platonic or familiar. A healthy Heart Chakra will enable you to feel loved, supported and cared for in this world. It is also the gateway for abundance, receiving and sharing it. 
  • Solar Plexus Chakra: I love this Chakra! It is linked to the ego, but it is also linked our personality. The Solar Plexus holds our personal identity, and that is a wonderful aspect that needs to be celebrated and encouraged. It is our center of power and outwards focus. Too much SP can also be a problem though so don't let it go wild.  =)
  • The Sacral Chakra is linked to our creative drive and passion in the world, as well as our sense of abundance. It is connected to the emotional Aura layer and is the Chakra through which we have energetic and/or emotional exchanges with other people. This is the center of passion and everything that we have an appetite for. Empaths who feel other's pain too easily may put on weight here as a physical form of protection. Where is it? The tummy!
  • The Root Chakra is linked to community, safety, grounding, and feelings of economic and material stability. It is located at the base of the spine and runs down through your legs if you are in standing position.
  • The Earth Star Chakra is likely my favorite. If you are sitting or standing, you'll find it about 10 inches below your feet in the ground. Traditionally seen as brown or black in color, it connects us with Mother Earth and makes it easier for us to feel spiritual energy in plants, rivers, crystals and other natural elements. The higher realms open up to us when we connect with the Earth Star as it gives much needed grounding. 

Below is a rough guide of where they are located:







Living from the Heart... 

On a subconscious level we each tend to keep our energy in a particular part of the body. People who overthink things spend a lot of time in the Brow Chakra. This won't necessarily lead to the right answer. People who see life clearly are gifted with a well developed and clear Brow Chakra. Things just make sense. For things to make sense, we may need to adopt an impartial frame of mind. And hopefully one in which we are also attuned to that higher guidance from our guides, angels, and Higher Self. Most of the books and classes I've taken point to the Heart Chakra as the "right" place to be centered. Our Heart Chakra is directly linked to our Crown Chakra which gives us that access, but also our Root Chakra which keeps us connected to earthly matters. 

To center from the Heart, visualize pink or green light in your Heart Chakra and send a ray of light down to the center of the Earth. See and feel it connecting with a Rose Quartz and let that crystal’s energy flow up to meet you. Wrap yourself in that loving energy - bringing your Aura close around your body. Send any excess feelings or emotions into the ground.

Getting Started

This meditation will guide you through the chakra clearing process. Enjoy, and follow the links below to Chakra Healing & Magick, my latest book πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–




When we become intuitive, we are more likely to feel other people's emotions. The good news is we don't need to worry about that as long as we are grounded, centered in our Heart Chakras and shielded. Read the book to join me on this adventure; it is available on Amazon below (and through the Kindle app for iPad readers) πŸ’•





Reiki hugs,  

Regina 






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Regina Chouza is an Energy Healer, Angel Medium and author of A Personal Guide to 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 an Energy Healer at the School of Intuition & Healing UK. Blogging since 2010, Regina's passion is bringing the qualities of love, joy and empowerment to healing pursuits. 

 




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