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My Passion!

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Photo by Katelon Jeffereys

I chose this photo as it is a Passion Flower.  I wanted to share about what I am passionate about.

I’m passionate about helping bring about a new world of light, love, cooperation, clean air/water/earth and airwaves. I’m passionate about having a light based financial system, debt forgiveness around the world, light based governments in TRUE service to this planet and humanity.  I’m passionate about us finally joining forces with light based ET’s and becoming great galactic citizens.  I’m passionate about every man, woman, child and creature on this planet being valued, cared for, nurtured, healthy, whole, safe and able to express all of their divine nature, gifts and talents.

As I’ve mentioned, things weren’t great for me growing up…maybe financially, but emotionally, health wise, mentally, etc. it was quite challenging.  And yet, that is what led me to my true work as a professional holistic and spiritual healer, knowing that I’m just the midwife, as healing happens THROUGH me and through the person whom I am working with, with Spirit guiding the way. It’s what led me to lead Spiritual ceremony, teach creative music and movement to children, lead public workshops as well as taking workshops to youth, government agencies, non-profits, businesses,  and corporations.

I was able to move myself from years of deep depression and suicidal thoughts to strength, inner calmness, and the courage to take on my now 149 week journey of living on faith and trust. And all the 16+ therapies I learned were ones that worked for me, so I learned them to share with others.

I know this is a challenging time as we transition from the darkness that has held this planet for so long, into a light based world.  There is much we are releasing as at the same time, we are being blasted with so much light and love to move us forward.

I am passionate about helping all of you in any way I can.  Doing my work is so much fun and brings me so much joy. I love digging into my vast tool bag and being guided in what would work best with each of you, to help you make this transition with more ease and grace.

Please check out my website http://www.empowerandbalance.com and check out what is offered there.

For those who are ready to play, I am offering a 20% off special for Sept. for those who follow my blog. Just let me know when you contact me.  There is so much I can offer via skype and by phone.

For those who choose the free stuff, there are pages of stress release/energy medicine techniques with instructions.

Let me know if I can help in any way.

Enjoy these times! We are so graced to live at this time on the planet and to be a part of this amazing transformation.  This morning, while standing in the shower, I could feel my entire body pulsing with energy, each cell vibrating with light as if the physical parameters of my body don’t exist anymore.  It is happening now friends, please allow and embrace it.

Much love to you all, katelon

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Healing Our Hearts

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For months since last Nov. I have been playing an album, called “Relaxation for the holidays” a gift that came with an order from the Gaim website.  The cello in many of the pieces filled my heart, softened my existence, and helped maintain peace. I kept it cued up in my car.  It was the only music I listened to in my car all these months.

Then, a few weeks ago, I was guided to look through the small collection of channeled CD’s  I keep next to my driver’s seat, and ran across Tom Kenyon’s Heart Chakra meditation piece.  On his website he states that it is helpful for emotional healing and to assist in integrating those shadow sides of ourselves we perhaps have judged or not owned up until now. The song piece is designed to be a meditation but I have been using it in my car for a few weeks, and it is just what my heart wanted now.

As we get closer and closer to the upcoming dark surrender and shift to the light, along with all the powerful energy infusions pouring into us and earth….not to mention all the transformation we are undergoing now, our hearts are going through massive healing as well as opening, with many downloads pushing us to reclaim our larger selves.

So I was led to post this blog post, to introduce you to Tom Kenyon, a world renown Sound healer, among many other things. Before you listen to or download his free Hathor Heart Chakra  Healing Sound meditation, please visit this page first, scroll down and click on the link for the listening agreement  http://tomkenyon.com/listening  This will lead you to a page with several various meditations you can listen to and/or download. I am recommending the Hathor Heart Chakra Healing Meditation. Tom recommends that you DON’T listen to this while needing to stay alert.  I’m a very wired person so these kinds of things just keep me tuned and don’t move me out of alertness or awareness, so I do listen while driving.  I recommend that you listen at home first and use the instructions as he lists them.

Time for some peace and soothing these days……enjoy!!!

A Change of Pace….Some Aromatherapy Recipes for Relaxation!

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I don’t know about you but between this heavy work I am doing and all the energy coming into the planet, I am feeling pretty worn out these days. Then, on top of that, there is the frantic holiday season energy that kicks up the atmosphere about 80 degrees and things can get pretty dicey.

So I decided to take a break today from talking about ousting the dark and give you a couple recipes to make your own aromatherapy bath salts and scrubs, for relaxation for you and/or for DIY gifts to give as presents.

These are both easy to make. Sorry I don’t have pictures, but they are very easy to follow recipes. One year I made up gifts bags for friends with a jar of homemade bath salts, salt scrub, small bottles of an aromatherapy oil mixture and a spray bottle of aromatherapy oil mixtures in water and a little bit of vodka to preserve it. In Seattle, WA, there is a great store, called Zenith Supplies, and they carry a good supply of massage lotions and oils, candle making supplies, aromatherapy oils and various containers to put your creations into for gifting or home use. You can order from them online, too. http://www.zenithsupplies.com/

I also made them one year in a preschool/after-school program where I was working. We used it as a fundraiser. We took used baby food jars, cut up pieces of calico fabric and put it over the lids, and tied that on with ribbon. I printed out labels that we attached via the ribbon.

To make these, you can use any size container with a lid, as you will want to allow the salt and borax, if you are using that, and the oils, to marinate for several days, stirring it occasionally to make sure that the ingredients are thoroughly mixed and the oils spread throughout.

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Ingredients: Ginger, lemongrass, geranium oils; sea salt, Epsom salts, borax.
Directions: Add 1/2 cup after bath water is drawn, may add extra Epsom salts.
Uses: Uplifting and relaxing. For aches, pains, poor circulation, coughs, indigestion, colds, flu, infection, mental fatigue, nervous exhaustion, stress, depression.

For this recipe for bath salts, I used both epsom salt and sea salt, along with the borax, but you could just use all of just one salt if you choose. If you use 1 cup each of epsom salt, sea salt and borax, use around 20-30 drops combined of the essential oils. You can divide the oils evenly or use more according to your preference. If you prefer a stronger smelling bath salt, just add extra oil. Wait a day or so though to make this determination, as the oils will permeate the dry ingredients. When I make this for gifts, I make it in big quantities, doubling and tripling the amounts used.

Warming Salt Scrub:

Ingredients: Sea Salt, Safflower oil, Vitamin E oil; Tangerine, Clove, Cinnamon oils.
Directions: Test on small area first for allergies. Wash face or body first, then apply small amount of product, scrub, then rinse.
Uses: Exfoliates, nourishes and moisturizes. Aromatherapy oils for relaxation, depression, infections, digestion, circulation.

For this recipe, for each cup of sea salt, use 1/4 cup of safflower oil and 1/4 cup of Vitamin E oil. You could also use Almond oil instead of the Safflower oil. If using 1 cup of sea salt start with about 15 drops of the combined essential oils. I would recommend using more of the Tangerine and less of the clove and cinnamon as they are very strong oils. So perhaps 11 drops of Tangerine oil and 2 drops each of cinnamon and 2 drops of clove. Again, let this marinate in your closed container and stir occasionally, adding more essential oils if desired, and even adding more salt and/or other oils to obtain the desired scent and texture. Salt scrubs can be used in the bath or shower, using your hand or a wash cloth, to invigorate and exfoliate the skin.

Another thing you can do, is simply keep a container of sea salt in the shower and scrub with it each day. It not only helps stimulate and exfoliate the skin, it helps to scrub off negative energy you may have accumulated, from others or your own challenges.

Hope you have found these helpful. As you can tell, I’m not an exacting person when it comes to recipes as i like to experiment. 🙂

Walking The Path

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I just finished 26 weeks on my journey! No matter how many times I have the realization that I’m being guided, somehow it always seems to just sneak up on me and I go “oh yeah!”

I was in Tucson, AZ for about 9 weeks, thinking that my time would be busy re-uniting with some old friends, making a few new ones, seeing clients again, basically being more involved than I’d been during my Scottsdale, AZ time (was cleansing and purging through most of it, a very challenging time in most ways). Instead, old friends didn’t return my call or if I did get together with them, it only lasted a couple times and they, too, disappeared. I went on hikes 23 times, mostly alone and was often the only one on the trail. I gave one client massage and one client hypnotherapy session and otherwise, only did physical healing work in exchange for my place to stay and the ongoing healing work I do for the planet.

I spent most of my time alone, either with the hikes, reading, walking, being on the computer or doing spiritual work. I did make a few friends and got together with others some, but mostly it was a very quiet, alone time. When it was happening, I felt frustrated some days, wishing it would be different.

Then, while stopping in Ahwatukee, to get some work from a long time chiropractor, I realized how different I’d become since my Tucson sojourn. While in Scottsdale and getting therapy, I felt battered and bruised by many of the circumstances during my stay there, and on Tuesday, I witnessed how my confidence and self esteem had returned, I felt light, peaceful, relaxed and much more empowered. I then was able to see that my time in Tucson had been perfect, guided, exactly what I needed to release the trauma of the Scottsdale time and prepare for what is to come during my journey now.

And once again, I feel cradled in the arms of creation; watched over by Spirit’s love; and completely directed by my soul’s wisdom.

All The Diamonds- Bruce at the Barrymore 5-21-2011 – YouTube

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All The Diamonds- Bruce at the Barrymore 5-21-2011 – YouTube.

I got introduced to Bruce in 1976 by my guitar teacher. He has been my hero, and inspiration ever since then. I own 29 or so albums of his. I grew up a severe asthmatic, in and out of hospitals and emergency rooms, and died a couple times. I never knew if I’d be alive the next day. At times I would struggle to breathe for several days at a time, sitting up, leaning against a wall. As you can imagine, it could get quite scary. Finally, I decided to put on Bruce music, and I’d close my eyes, picturing myself sitting across from him, playing my guitar and singing along with him. I was still having a hard time breathing but the visualization along with the music helped me to be more peaceful, surrender, and allow my body to heal again. Bruce became my lifesaver!

I am grateful that I no longer have attacks like that, but Bruce’s music remains my go to music for bringing myself back to center and to a place of peace.

Take A Moment To Use This Simple Stress Release/Re-framing Tool!

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I have been a holistic therapist/teacher/coach for over 34 years. My work can be very esoteric but I also focus on work that is practical and gets results. For several years I took workshops into companies and government agencies as well as teaching them publicly. I liked to teach simple tools that can be used in the moment to shift things so a person could get back to trust, peace, and clarity.

I received an email from a friend today whose daughter had been at the Boston Marathon but left an hour before the bombs exploded. I can understand his concern and fear when he first heard of the tragedy and didn’t know if his daughter was safe or not. But since he found out about her safety, he has been watching the news non-stop, has developed sores all over his body, hasn’t slept well, has been unable to work, letting the stress and fear overwhelm him and he has bought into the media hype.

Things happen in our lives, to us, and others. And yes, it is important to have compassion, and normal for us to have reactions to things. But when we let it continue to override our peace, we just end up making ourselves sick, and drawing more and more negativity to ourselves. We are left unable to contribute in any way or make clear decisions.

I’d like to share with you a tool that is on my website. What I love about this tool is that you can use it in the more detailed way to shift something that you are reacting to in the moment, or use it for something that happened in the past. When we react to something now or in the past, we attach an emotional charge to that event, make decisions about ourselves and life based on those emotions and will continue to script and live our lives from that emotional place, until we are able to be present and shift ourselves to make a new choice. So you can also use this tool in the moment, just simply using the hand holds as described and not going through the steps.

I hope you find it useful. Remember, you do have a choice, you are in charge. Choose peace!!!!