DaoCloud Q&A

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Who can benefit from AshWork energy clearing?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:02

Humans, animals, situations, and environments alike can benefit from this gentle yet powerful form of energy work, which provides a new, broader perspective or resolution and a feeling of lightness and calm. Regardless of the type of issue you’re dealing with, AshWork helps to support greater ac...

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How were Bach Flower remedies created?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:04

This system of natural healing was created in the 1930s by Dr. Edward Bach, a well- known English physician, bacteriologist, and pathologist who dedicated his life to developing the flower remedies. Bach was a highly intuitive man ahead of his times. He realized that each person has a different ...

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What are the benefits of Bach Flower remedies?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:06

Bach Flower Remedies are a safe way to address personality traits that you’d like to work on, such as impatience or a tendency to be judgmental of others, as well as transitory situations and deep-seated feelings or patterns. You can use flower essences for as briefly as a dose or two for a pass...

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What is the difference between guided imagery and hypnosis?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:09

There is some overlap between the two, because both involve entering a naturally immersive altered state. However, there are a few key differences. During a guided imagery session, you’re in a purely receptive, listening state (aka, the practitioner is doing all the talking), whereas hypnosis can...

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What are the benefits of counseling?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:10

The advantage of having a safe space to talk without judgment can be invaluable. In our interactions with loved ones, it’s natural to filter our feelings or even feel regretful about “unloading” negative thoughts. The help of a counselor to welcome your thoughts and help you work through challeng...

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What are the benefits of guided imagery?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:12

Benefits range from feeling a deeper sense of peace, reviving that spark of childhood imagination, creativity, and playfulness that often gets lost in adulthood, to supporting or strengthening inner health and wellness. The positive impacts have been demonstrated by research as well, showing tha...

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How does hypnosis work?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:14

When you’re reading, daydreaming, wrapped up in a movie, or just super engrossed in an activity, it’s not the work of mind control or some outside force. It’s simply you allowing yourself to drop into this altered state of awareness. Hypnosis at its core is direct, deliberate, and deeply relaxed ...

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How does hypnosis help people improve their lives?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:16

Hypnosis is an amazing tool for helping you to release undesirable patterns of behavior, limiting beliefs, and thoughts that prevent you from living life fully and joyfully. Hypnosis has countless applications, but common uses include improving self-esteem, relieving stress, aiding weight loss, ...

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What does Reiki feel like?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:17

Reiki is offered through a light touch, with the practitioner’s hands placed on or above a series of locations on the head and body. Part of what makes Reiki so deeply relaxing is you’re required to do absolutely nothing but lie down and receive. The practitioner channels the energy through thei...

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What are the benefits of Reiki?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:18

When your Ki is strong, you feel ready to take on the world, and this positive state of mind encourages physical health. On the other hand, you’ve likely suffered imbalances from blocked or weak Ki. Reiki’s effect is always beneficial, and energy naturally knows where to go to restore free-flowin...

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How does Reiki create a sense of balance?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:19

Wherever you are emotionally, Reiki is brilliant at helping to restore a sense of balance. If you're feeling down or weary, it will give you a boost; if you're agitated or operating on overdrive, it works to calm you. It's very easy for our emotions and experiences to get 'stuck&#...

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How do distance energy work sessions work?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:22

Everything is energy, and we send and transmit energy all the time. We’re essentially in an ocean of energy that’s always flowing — we constantly interact with everyone and everything. Energy has no geographic boundaries; it’s all about intention. This principle is the reason that remote sessions...

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How do I know if I need AshWork or Reiki?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:23

To figure out which modality will best serve your needs, first ask yourself what you’d like to achieve. If you’re stressed and in need of replenishment, Reiki can be incredibly helpful, because you simply lie down and receive. If there are specific areas where you feel stuck — for instance, a fea...

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What happens if I don’t “feel anything” after a Reiki session?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:24

There are some people who don’t feel an immediate change after a Reiki session, and it’s nothing to worry about. It doesn't mean that it hasn't “worked,” just that it's taking longer for energy to settle in. Ideally, you want to give yourself a little space after a session to let it integrate: ta...

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What is the goal of the Feldenkrais Method?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:26

Feldenkrais is a powerful yet gentle approach to improving students’ lives through mindful movement. It’s not about finding one “perfect” way to move; after all, we all have different bodies, bone lengths, histories of injury, fitness levels and so on. Rather, the goal is to create awareness and ...

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How does the Feldenkrais Method relieve stress?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:27

The goal of the Feldenkrais Method is simple: to help you move better and feel better. Through gentle movement and directed attention, Feldenkrais practitioners help you to improve function and breathing, facilitate ease of movement, and decrease pain and tension. With this ease of breathing and...

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Who can benefit from nutrition counseling?

Hudson Healing Arts

Hudson Healing Arts

Answered 12/28/2020 23:29

Whether you’re recovering from an injury, managing a serious health condition, working towards a health goal, or looking to fend off flu season, the expertise of a nutritionist is beneficial. For those with chronic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or heart disease, proper nutrition is als...

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I have a family history of various diseases. Would my DNA show me if I'm at risk?

Dr. Val Prahl, DC

Dr. Val Prahl, DC

Answered 1/8/2021 15:38

It was once believed that once you grew to adulthood it was impossible to change your brain or your body. You were dealt the genetic cards you were given and there was nothing you could do about it. If Mom had breast cancer or Dad had heart disease then you were just hoping and praying that you w...

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I have New Years resolutions for losing weight and being more active. I'm not even 2 weeks into it and already losing my drive. Are there any tips for sticking with it once and for all?

Barb Mager

Barb Mager

Answered 1/13/2021 18:16

A resolution is like a wish. It comes from a hopeful place. However, for a resolution to have impact, we need to do more than just wish. Try these 5 steps and make 2021 the year that makes the difference. Step 1: Ask yourself questions. Why do I want this? What is so important that I want to re...

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