“Diamond Inside of You” Your Musical Meditation
Rodney Franklin 1988 Featuring Carolyn Johnson-White and Darryl Coley
Welcome to Health and Healing Chronicles
I am Coach Versandra, your holistic health expert and I’m excited about sharing weekly stories that are inspiring our listeners to take action on their journey to health and healing. In our last episode we spoke with Chris Lee, a Naturopathic Doctor and Law of Attraction Facilitator in Ann Arbor Michigan, about his involvement in the 2015 Love Tour which will be raising the vibration of Love in 30-cities. We put out a call to action to Healing Artists in the metro Atlanta area to become Love Tour Ambassadors and to support this movement while gaining knowledge and resources to grow their own holistic health businesses.
In this episode of Health & Healing Chronicles, I’d like to bring your attention to Self-Discovery as the 1st step toward health and healing.
Webster’s dictionary defines self-discovery as the act or process of gaining knowledge or understanding of your abilities, character and feelings.
Questions like, Who Am I? What am I here for? What really makes me happy? Or; What are my special gifts and talents?, Help us to discover a lot about ourselves.
Late last night, I was speaking with Dee, a childhood friend of mine who was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder several years ago. Dee was very distraught about her mental state. She talked about being hospitalized multiple times this year and about feeling overwhelmed, angry and disconnected from herself. “No one understands what I’m going through” is what she repeated several times as I allowed her to “talk it out.”
When she finally took a breath, I shared some of the challenges I had faced over the past 3-months, not to have a pity party, but to illustrate to my friend that we all experience things in our lives that can be perceived as challenges. The outcomes however, have a lot to do with our perception of the situation and our focus on “the truth” and not the stories we make up in our minds.
You see, as a holistic health coach, I don’t claim to have a perfect life, but I do claim to have a special set of tools in my “Health & Healing Tool-box” that allow me to support myself and my clients through challenges in their career, relationships and physical well-being. One of the greatest gifts that I have is my “magic mirror,” which assists me in showing people who they really are – introducing them to their Higher Self. Self-Discovery really is the 1st step toward Health & Healing. The process of healing can manifest immediately or in several months. It all depends on one’s ability to release the beliefs, behaviors and practices that reflect the illusion of separation from “The Source” of all things.
For the record; since I’m not a medical or psychiatric physician, I could not prescribe my friend Dee a cure for her ailment, but as a friend, I could remind her to drink water, eat more fresh fruits and vegetables and to walk and get some fresh air. I also affirmed her Truth with her.
This morning, I reminded her of who she was in the following text message: “You are the light of the world. You are the consciousness that illuminates the world. Know yourself as that and that’s freedom, liberation, awakening, the end of suffering and madness. And it’s happening right now.” Elkhart Tolle
I also suggested she affirm to herself 3 times “Love is my only reality. All else is an illusion, made up in my mind. I am healed by divine love because love is what I’m made of.” I asked her to close her eyes and allow love to fill every empty space inside.
This episode of Health & Healing Chronicles I dedicated to my friend Dee. You are love my sister, I see your light shining brightly. And so it is!