Energetic Healing and Self-Regulation

Self-regulation is an essential life skill.

It is how you balance and manage your emotions, thoughts, and actions to sustain a healthy lifestyle. Self-regulation helps you achieve overall life goals and aspirations.

Self-regulation is the difference between eating a whole bag of potatoes chips when you are upset instead of maintaining a healthy diet. It’s the difference between yelling at your partner instead of calmly talking through a problem that has upset you.

Self-regulation is something we each do every day with varying degrees of success. Anxiety, depression, binge eating, and self-medicating can happen when there is a lack of effective self-regulation.

You can learn to self-regulate more efficiently by receiving Healing Touch and Reiki sessions. There are so many energetic meditations, practices, and tools!

As an Energetic Practitioner, one of the many energy patterns I might find in a first session is that I am working with a person with a high abundance of life force energy in their physical body.

This is a good thing… Who doesn’t want more energy? Yet, self-regulating so much energy can be tricky. An overflow of energy can be experienced as anxiety.  It can be overwhelming and make my client feel edgy, nervous, overreactive, and even like they may be having a panic attack.

When I work with clients with this energy signature,  I often recommend daily exercise to help them self-regulate this energetic gift. Yoga is very helpful in keeping the body’s energy flowing and grounded. Running, going to the gym, or hiking can also help these high-energy people feel balanced and clear.

Energy work can help us live better and enjoy life more.

Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in Oakland, California. She is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, and Clarity Breathwork sessions Tuesday through Friday starting at 4 pm and all day on Saturday. There will be some construction outside her office for the next few months, and her hours will be shifting with the flow. 

 

510-601-9632  jerilawson@mac.com

Staying Connected To Your Inner Compass With Healing Sessions

Healing Touch and Reiki sessions provide the perfect space for you to reconnect with your intuition.

In this age of false news and conflicting information, it is an essential survival necessity to stay in touch with your inner knowing, your internal compass, and your highest wisdom.

We face so many questions daily: When do I take off my mask? Should I go to that party on Saturday? Should I camp in the woods during fire season?  How can I best show up for the world?

Each one of us makes a difference. As I have written before, One grounded, centered person can shift the energy of an entire room. Each of us makes a huge difference on the planet at this time.

If your internal compass points you to a healing or breathwork session, give me a call.

Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in Oakland, California. Monday through Friday, she is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, and Clarity Breathwork.

510-601-9632  jerilawson@mac.com

Healing: Feeling Unsafe To Be Safe

In Chapter Eight of her book  Welcoming the Unwelcome, Pema Choödrön writes:

“The more willing you are to step out of your comfort zone, the more comfortable you feel in your life. Situations that used to arouse fear and nausea become easier to relax in. On the other hand, if you stay in the comfort zone all the time, it shrinks.”

 

I do everything I can to create a safe place for my clients when they come for a healing. I make sure the temperature of the room is perfect for each individual  (there is a huge range of preferences). I choose their favorite music and set the volume at a soothing level. Each session is at least two hours apart, so no one leaves feeling rushed, or ungrounded.

Despite all my good intentions,  I often witness my clients feeling unsafe to relax and let go on the healing table. I have realized that to truly create a space for my clients to feel safe, they often have to feel unsafe.

After long periods of stress their emotions, mind, and physical bodies have tightened up to protect, support, and defend them. Letting their guard down and relaxing their muscles can feel foreign, and even scary.  Many people receiving an energetic treatment are sometimes surprised in the first session to find out how much trauma they were holding.

Yet, just this conscious awareness of our internal state is so healing, however difficult it is to first acknowledge.  Even if people “fail” to relax in their session, that subtle inner awareness begins to change their experience of life for the better.

Sometimes people are back to their center in one session and sometimes it takes months, even years for others to finally experience what it is like to feel relaxed and safe in their bodies and in the world.

 

“And the Day Came When the Risk to Remain Tight In a Bud Was More Painful Than the Risk It Took to Blossom.” – Anais Nin.

 

Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in Oakland, California. She is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, and Clarity Breathwork Monday through Friday.

510-601-9632

jerilawson@mac.com

Reiki Supports All Stages Of Your Healing Journey

On social media, I recently read that Reiki treatments alone are not sufficient to heal all aspects of your life.

I might agree with that on certain levels, yet Reiki and energy treatments can definitely support you throughout the whole of your healing journey.

Whether you are healing from a cancer diagnosis, are going through a round of insomnia, or at a point in your life where you can address old childhood trauma,  Self-Reiki is always there for you. All you have to do is put your hands on your heart and let the energy comfort, rebalance, and relax you. This peace is so powerful during times of great transformation and expansion. Reiki healing is abundant and always accessible.

In my healing practice, I have many clients who are working with Psychotherapists, Chiropractors,  Acupuncturists,  Functional Medicine Doctors, and Family Marriage Counselors. Reiki sessions help these clients integrate and embody the shifts from all their healing sessions. Lately, this has been especially true – and productive – for people doing Ayahuasca and Plant Medicine Ceremonies.

Reiki treatments also gently access old thoughts and beliefs that they can take back to process with their therapist.

Reiki supports all stages of your healing journey

Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in Oakland, California. She is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, and Clarity Breathwork Monday through Friday. 510-601-9632

jerilawson@mac.com

Two Hour Healing Sessions

I book all my hands-on healing sessions two hours apart.

I feel so lucky and grateful that I can structure my business in this way and spend this much time with each client.

Many Energetic Practitioners have time constraints, especially working in a hospital, clinic, or spa environment. I want to say right away that even twenty minutes of Reiki and Healing Touch is profoundly beneficial. We definitely need more Energetic Practitioners in our medical culture.

For me to work in such deep altered states of consciousness in my private practice, my clients need the time to integrate the shifts they may experience after the treatment is over. It doesn’t happen every session, yet often people release such deep emotional patterns, limiting thoughts and beliefs, that they can initially feel disoriented before they get off the table.

Sometimes there is also an incredible expansion of consciousness. Openings like this are life-changing, and twenty minutes on the table after the session to reconnect gently with your body is so grounding – especially when you have to jump back in the car and continue your day.

These shifts happen more frequently when my client receives regular weekly, biweekly, or monthly sessions and every session goes deeper.

Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in Oakland, California. She is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, and Clarity Breathwork Monday through Friday. 510-601-9632

jerilawson@mac.com

Testimonial: Immense Gratitude For Healing

“Immense gratitude for you and your teachings. I’ve had enormous openings. I was blessed with a “knowing”. This is the only word that fits. I was intuitively aware of a blockage from Source,  but had not been able to find it. Well, dear Jeri, after using your technique to ground and open my crown chakra, not only was my block revealed, it was shattered and healing seems complete.”
I often give clients simple healing tools and meditations to support them between sessions. I have a short meditation to help people run energy through their bodies, so if they wake up in the middle of the night they can put their hands on their heart and feel the warm calming energy of their hands.  Often these easy meditations facilitate great release.

Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in Oakland, California. Monday through Friday she is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, and Clarity Breathwork.

510-601-9632   jerilawson@mac.com

Interview with Christine Salas From The Healing Touch Professional Association

The Healing Touch Professional Association is building a great resource of interviews of their members. Each interview focuses on how the individual practitioner is bringing Healing Touch into their healing profession, community, and life.  I was very honored to be included.

Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in Oakland, California. She is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, and Clarity Breathwork  Monday through Friday. 

510-601-9632   jerilawson@mac.com

Healing Testimonial

“Jeri – Thank you for being the person to escort me to and through my first healing and my second as well. Your grounded and non-egoic holding of space and faith in my inherent power to heal made a big difference and taught me that I have capacities that I have only begun to tap. But even so – I’m already there and there is nowhere to get.”

Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in Oakland, California. She is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, and Clarity Breathwork  Monday through Friday. 

510-601-9632   jerilawson@mac.com

Post Pandemic Hack: Making the Healing Space Safer With Air Filters

PECO technology by Molekule—Destroys Covid-19 virus & more.

There are two Molekule air filters in my healing space. In the last few months, the FDA has approved my Molekule Air Mini & Mini+ air filters for medical use in destroying viruses & bacteria – including Covid-19.

If you are interested in getting a small air filter I recommend the Mini+ over the Mini. The Mini+ turns up by itself when there is something in the air that needs filtering. I don’t have to worry about wasting energy when the air clears.

I took both of these units on my retreat last month and the inside of our air meditation space and the sleeping area never smelled like smoke. There were several days when there was a  LOT of smoke.

Since I have had these filters I have never had to cancel a client due to smoke and fires around my office in Oakland again.  I love this. My healing space will always be safe.

Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in Oakland, California. She is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, and Clarity Breathwork  Monday through Friday. 510-601-9632   jerilawson@mac.com

Self-Care: Back From A Meditation Retreat

This is my first week back at work after a month-long meditation retreat. I have been doing these retreats for the last five years, and I remember thinking how extravagant a month away from my regular routine seemed when I first started back then.

I don’t think it’s extravagant now. Getting away from my routine revitalized my life. Spending time in deep meditation is essential for my well-being. Selfcare is so essential in these times.

Of course, spending a month meditating is not always easy. I was highly irritated and super sensitive for five days straight about two weeks into the retreat. I was surprised at how much came up. My nervous system felt fried. My body ached. Deep emotions from the last few years kept surfacing and releasing; I could never have rebalanced so deeply if I did not have the space and time. When it started getting smokey from the nearby fires, I found exit scenarios forming in my head. I wanted to escape.

Finding the stillness underneath all the chaos was worth it. That experience of connection, of quiet, of suspended enoughness, is everything. It can hold it all.

Berkeley Loves To Go On Retreat

I could go on and on about the experiences I had this month, but the important takeaway is getting away is a good thing.

Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in Oakland, California. She is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, and Clarity Breathwork  Monday through Friday.

510-601-9632  

 jerilawson@mac.com

 

 

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