Category Archives: Philosophy of Healing

General thoughts on our sense of healing

Making Decisions One Step at a Time

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA A friend of mine from high school and early college has come back into my life. We dated back then and then life took a turn on my part and we went our separate ways. Having reconnected … Continue reading

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Spoken Words Can Become Energy Blockages

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA For me, it’s a sad time in our Nation’s history as the government shutdown continues. I have friends who have government jobs and aren’t being paid. Many of them are passionate about what they do and the … Continue reading

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Alternative and Holistic Healing vs Western Medicine; A Place At The Table For All

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA I am continuing my journey to heal from chronic Lyme disease and Babeisiosis (tick malaria) that I acquired in June. I was dismissed by the Infectious Disease dept. at Johns Hopkins here in Maryland, and told that there … Continue reading

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Holistic Healing – You are not Your Disease!

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA Learning to deal with Chronic Lyme Disease has been a whirlwind of confusing information. First, one of the physicians I dealt with here in Maryland (USA) didn’t even know that there was more than one tick disease in the … Continue reading

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Holistic Healing and an “Infinite Expectation of the Dawn”

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA “We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.”- Henry David Thoreau There have been many times that I have spent my life mired in … Continue reading

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When You Get It – The Big A-Ha and Transformative Healing

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Nancy Smeltzer – MFA As you progress along a healing or spiritual path, there will come a time when you get the big a-ha! Just as the beautiful sunrise is shown in this photo, understanding or confirmation of some deep … Continue reading

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Healing as a Celebration

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA I had a client for quite awhile who had a number of issues. (Sort of like me..:) One night, she came in with quite a number of family problems that were up for her and it was very … Continue reading

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Healing the Unconscious Mind by Moving from the Familiar to the Unfamiliar

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA In holistic healing, removing blocks of stuck energy in the unconscious mind often involves having to move from what’s familiar to the unfamiliar. While walking around in the parking lot in front of the retreat center building … Continue reading

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“Giving Is NOT Better Than Receiving”

Today’s blog is a reprint from Barb Wade, a masterful coach and my personal mentor. Her bubbling enthusiasm and support for my work has gone a long way towards making my business possible. I love he concept that giving without … Continue reading

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Peace On Earth

May this season of reflection be a time for new beginnings. Just as this star is shown rising over the curve of the Earth, there’s a new way of being awaiting for you, if you’re willing to take the first … Continue reading

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