Category Archives: Philosophy of Healing

General thoughts on our sense of healing

Weaving the Web of Life; It Takes all of the Strands

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA Besides all of the spiritual postings and web sites that I follow, I also read a number of marketing blogs. This one by Pamela Bruner, had a great idea regarding how it takes a lot of different … Continue reading

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Empowerment – Everybody Talks About it; What’s it Mean to You?

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA Empowerment is a term that you hear a lot about these days. It’s used in business settings, helping students’ self-esteem, and bolstering movements and trends of all kinds. It’s also used on countless sales pages for various … Continue reading

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Moving Into Life From the Edges – Holistic Healing Can Help

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Nancy Smeltzer. MFA There are so many times that I feel like I’m just skirting around the edges of life, not as fully engaged as I want to be. I often spin my wheels and look like I’m doing  a … Continue reading

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Finding Your Heart Tribe in Alternative Healing

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA While many of us have birth families, some members of whom we even like, there are others of us who often feel as misfits in our own families. This can be especially true if you follow an … Continue reading

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Enlightenment -So You Think That You’ve Got It!

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA I once had a client who was bemoaning how long healing her issue had been taking. She had been with me for a few months, had taken a boatload of personal growth workshops, but was working on … Continue reading

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Taking the Blinders Off and Seeing with Eyes Wide Open

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA While talking to a good friend and counselor recently, she was saying that my Third Eye was more open than she has ever seen it. Given that she had known me for over ten years, and has … Continue reading

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Making Energy Healing Easy on Yourself

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA Sometimes, when doing alternative or holistic healing, it can feel as hard as this statue of Atlas carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders. The ability to heal one’s issues can feel insurmountable to solve, … Continue reading

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Alternative Healing and Fear of Surrendering to the Divine

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Nancy Smeltzer MFA In the last posting, I talked about how we often get restless during alternative healing work, especially when it’s not very active. You can, with practice, reach an amazing State of Being where you’re connected in to … Continue reading

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Holistic Healing – When You’re Doing the Healing Rather Than Being the Healing

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA I imagine that you’re thinking that an international sign for fastening your seat belt might be an unusual illustration for a holistic healing web site. However, I find it to be the perfect metaphor for staying with … Continue reading

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We’re Human Beings, not Human Doers – Outlook on Alternative Healing

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA The Vitruvian Man shown here by Leonardo da Vinci was drawn to show the epitome of mankind. A balanced life style is a key theme here in this art work, but unfortunately, for most of us, with … Continue reading

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