Understanding how it all works
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- Have you ever walked into a house or building where it didn’t feel right?
- Been shopping in a mall and come home exhausted?
- Or spent time with people who were ‘energy vampires’ and you left feeling drained?
- Or met someone and immediately knew you’d get on with from the start?
- Have you ever had a sense that you should do something differently and when you did you found out that it either saved your life or the outcome was mind-blowing?
All of this is awareness, intuition, energy and being more conscious. It is becoming increasingly important in the Western world for many people who want to understand how it all works and how it can help them in life. Is this you?
I first went to Tosh shortly after my son died. She has helped me enormously. Her healing has helped me to cope with my loss and bring a sense of calm into my life which has been turned upside down. She is a beautiful and gifted person. BD, Surrey
As a child I, could see, feel and hear spirit and energy. In my early 30s I briefly ‘died’ from an unexplained illness and found myself in a tunnel of light that was so peaceful and beautiful the perfection of it is hard to describe. But I was sent back down and here I am:
- I began my Reiki journey in 2005 and 15 years on I’m a Master Teacher. I also trained in Spiritual Colour Healing, ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy) mindfulness and follow the Emotional Code
- I have worked with 100s of people emotionally and mentally, spiritually and physically rebalancing, clearing emotional blocks and supporting them through grief, divorce, abuse and chronic illness
- I spent 3 years volunteering as a therapist at the Fountain Centre at RSCH
- I see clients locally in the ‘magic’ cabin (as it is known) in their homes and I remotely over Skype/Zoom
- I am a member of the British Complimentary Medical Association and the Association of Energy Therapists.
“I have been fortunate enough to have had Tosh’s help on a number of occasions; her Reiki has helped me relax and unwind but most noticeably has helped enormously with stress related tension as well as physical. Her empathy, soothing, wise words and guidance and above all, her ability to help steer my thoughts in a positive direction has made a difference to my emotional well-being at various pinch points in my life. I recommend her to you wholeheartedly” FR, Fundraiser, Sussex
ABOUT ENERGY HEALING
Here is some information to help you…
What is energy healing?
Energy healing is the gentle process of rebalancing and clearing the physical body and the different electromagnetic energy field that surrounds it. It has been scientifically proven that every living being, plant and mineral is made up of electromagnetic energy which vibrates at different frequencies. This energy is also more widely known as ‘Aura’ or ‘Chi’ energy, which flows through our bodies maintaining physical, emotional health and well-being.
What is Reiki healing?
The word Reiki means ‘Universal life energy’. It is a gentle and powerful form of healing, which stimulates the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Reiki does not offer a “cure”, but promotes self-healing by relaxing the body, releasing tensions and strengthening the body’s immune system. Reiki is complementary to both conventional medicine and natural therapies. It is practiced in Cancer support groups, drug rehabilitation units, GP surgeries, hospitals, homes, hospices, HIV/AIDS centres and prisons.
What is Colour Spiritual Healing?
Colour spiritual healing has long been used in many ancient cultures to heal emotions and physical pain. For example the Egyptians used ‘healing rooms’, each one filled with a different coloured light and depending on the ailment they would spend time in the particular room. Tosh guides specific colour rays into the client’s energy field and the body, healing parts of the aura, calming distressed organs and recharging blocked chakras. If a person is unwell or unhealthy the colours in their energy field are invariably dull and dark and in contrast a healthy person has bright and lighter colours within a balanced energy field which is why we can feel “off colour”. We can wear coloured clothes depending on how we feel, to feel positive or professional. Colour spiritual healing is an energy boost to enable the client’s own internal healing system to become mobilised to greater effect. Tosh is able to channel guidance from her guides and those of her clients if they so wish.
What is Chakra Healing?
We have seven main chakras in our bodies, each one is an integral opening to an energy point within our physical body. Each chakra vibrates at a different frequency and transmits energy necessary for our body and emotional health when open and balanced. Tosh describes chakras as water wheels for a mill, which when blocked, clogged or stopped prevents the water from flowing, the millstones don’t grind so well and the quality of the flour is poor, this is when dis-ease may occur in our body. However when there is flow and balance in our chakras our bodies work in harmony, our emotional and physical health is better.
How can Energy, Colour Spiritual, Chakra and Reiki Healing help me?
So through emotional and physical life experiences, trauma and illness we humans have become very adept at ‘packing’ our stuff away in different ‘pockets’ in our bodies. This ‘stuff’ blocks our energy field and chakras and leaves us open to physical and mental illness to form and take hold. By working to remove these blockages and re-establishing the energy flow throughout the physical body and the energy field surrounding it, we allow our body’s own natural healing mechanism to be restored. Working with these gentle healing abilities helps to acknowledge, to become aware of the sometimes painful emotional issues that are packed away inside of us and they help us release emotional trauma in a safe, protected environment.
What happens during an energy healing session?
You can be treated either lying down on a therapist’s couch or sitting down, whichever you prefer and feel most comfortable with. Tosh will then place her hands on your shoulders and connect with your energy for a couple of minutes and then will scan your head and body for blockages and areas that are out of synch. Tosh works depending on where healing is needed with either her hands over your body in your energy field, (this can be up to 12 inches away from your body) or by placing her hands on parts of your body most needed. The whole experience is very calming, relaxing and non-invasive.
What will I feel during and after the healing?
The feedback from each client is very different, however the most common experiences are tingling sensations, a sense of floating, visual images of bright lights and flashes of colour, sensations of heat, feelings of release or letting go. Some clients cry during the session or afterwards – gently releasing long held and sometimes painful emotions or experiences. There is however, an overwhelming feeling of calm, peacefulness and sense of ‘letting go’. Tosh encourages her clients to drink lots of water after a session to help flush through what has been released and rebalanced. As healing can continue for the next couple of days, Tosh asks that her clients be loving, kind and gentle towards themselves – if sleeping is needed, then sleep!
How many treatments will I need?
The number of treatments very much depends on the strength of the working connection between your energy field and physical body. Some clients experience an improvement in their wellbeing within 2-3 sessions, others may take longer. Awareness of what Tosh’s clients are managing in their lives is also an important factor and Tosh, as a mindfulness coach and teacher is able to give her clients life practices and meditations to further support her clients in between sessions. Energy blockages in our bodies become entrenched over time, like bad habits. May be something else is happening in a client’s life emotionally – be it chronic illness, grief, heartbreak, illness. It may take time for these emotional layers to surface and Tosh’s clients return when they ‘feel’ they are blocked by something they need to release or let go of, they are unable to move on, are distressed or feeling off balance for no visible reason.
Tosh also recommends counselling for traumatic events and she works with clients who are having counselling too. In order to move and clear these blockages, it may take time to restore the flow of energy back to its natural state. Factors like a client’s resistance to ‘let go’ of deeply held pain or emotions influence this work. Clients may find that after one session they feel better, but it can take time for the emotional blocks to shift. Leaving them as they are is unhelpful to the body, to the client emotionally and may build up over time into a much more serious condition. Clients are ready more often than not to shed some of the life baggage they have been holding. Tosh has found, in her experience there is generally an improvement after between 3-5 sessions, with future maintenance appointments.
How long will it be before I start to feel the better?
Each client and their experience may be very different and much depends on the client. Tosh encourages and gives her clients practices to help them feel calmer so they are able to listen to their intuition or gut instinct, which when we are feeling in balance, more often than not generally gives us our best advice. As with all treatments, medical or complimentary, it is impossible to give an exact timeline for your body to respond, but in general patients have reported feeling a significant improvement in their conditions 3-5 days after their first session.