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A New Paradigm in Healing by Ruth McLaren increase of illnesses at the change of the season into winter,
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‘There are no diseases, only dis-eased conditions’ more noticeable. The stress of the change of season,
~ Sir Brian Jenner decrease in light, pressure of Christmas etc… push the
body’s stress-threshold past breaking point and our
It was March 1991; the Universe had orchestrated a struggling immune systems fail to cope with this,
beautiful synchronistic event that was to forever enhance communicating this to us with the conditions experienced.
my life. It was then that I had the honor of meeting Sir
Brian Jenner, who founded this incredible form of The amazing strength, resilience & intelligence of our
healing, which is continuing to dramatically change the minds and bodies are simply amazing… when people
lives of the many people who are receiving this treatment. come to me for a balance, they are often amazed at the
I was truly blessed to have him as my teacher till his many stresses being experienced by the body, which is
passing in 2005. I am a certified practitioner for QVK for still functioning relatively well when considering the
the past 19 years, and now work together with Sir Brian amount it is coping with… so imagine what we are capable
Jenner on another level. of when we are freed from this lifetime’s (and previous
What is QVK & How Does it Work? Dis-Ease
QVK is a form of energy healing which also incorporates I am a firm believer in the words of Brian Jenner, that there
some physical techniques to help the body to maintain are no diseases. I have enjoyed seeing many of the clients
health. This form of healing works at addressing the that have come to me for a balance radically improve their
causative factors of conditions or dis-ease, so that by health, some in just one treatment, others over several. The
releasing the cause of stress from the body at cellular level, truth of healing is simple; remove from
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QVK incorporates the use muscle testing to get to the many, so why does it seem unbelievable to society? In
cause of issues at hand. Muscle testing is using the muscles most teachings, the intelligence of each individual cell
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the opportunity for erroneous diagnosis from the healer.
The strength of the locking mechanism of the muscle is A beautiful quote from Brandon Bays : (The Journey)
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when I ask the body a question will signal no stress baseball size tumor simply vanishing from her body in 6
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Curried Pumpkin and Lentil Bisque Rosemary & Apple Bread
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Breath control or Pranayama: The Ujjayi breath
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Do not be intimidated by the terms, Sudarshana Kriya is stage three, slowly and rhythmically.
simply a very specific ancient yogic breathing technique
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deep exhalation. The time for inhalation and exhalation
This breathing technique is called Ujjayi type of is about the same. This is done for 20 cycles also.
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This pranayama combined with the Thunderbolt position
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technique has mind-body benefits.
Tips for Mastery
Posture: Take your time in mastering the posture as Do not be discouraged if you find it daunting initially.
illustrated. Slowly kneel onto a mat or blanket with the Very commonly, you will find it difficult to keep pace with
knees, ankles and toes touching the ground. Rest buttocks the length of time or the rhythmic breathing. In such cases,
onto the soles of the feet. Allow the heels to separate until you may choose to master one stage over a few months
they touch the sides of the hips. Place palms down by before moving to the next. This Kriya takes time and
draping them onto the knees. patience to master. At each stage, you may choose to use
a mental count of inhalation and exhalation, and adjust the
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long as the knees and ankles feel comfortable, stay in the without breathing discomfort.
posture and breathe slowly and normally. It takes some
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discouraged. It is best to close your eyes to cut off external Couple the Kriya with light physical exercises, and notice
stimuli and turn the attention inward. This posture makes the benefits multiply. It maybe worthwhile to practice
the movement of attention between the brain and spinal rhythmic breathing consciously at all times of the day
cord hindrance free. It engages the muscles in the neck during your daily activities. This effort will payoff in
and the shoulders naturally, relieving stress related increased concentration during the Kriya technique and
pressure and helps in breathing freely. allows your breathing to adapt to the intense stages.
This circle takes 25,800 years to come back to its
So.... point of origin. So for the past 12,900 years the axis
has been moving away from the star Vega and is now
what’s all this stuff about 2012? pointing at Polaris. Beginning December 21st, 2012
with the earth’s axis on the edge of the constellation
of Aquarius, the path of this axis begins its journey
back towards Vega near the centre of our galaxy,
called the Milky way. Scientists today call this
wobble the “Precession of the Eqinox.”
14,000 A.D. 2,010 A.D.
Vega Precession wobble Polaris
An Overview by Paul Beshara
No matter where you turn these days you see some
kind of reference to 2012 as being a turning point in Plane of
the history of this planet... Some speak about a great orbit
calamity about to befall humanity and bring about the
end of the world as we know it... Some others feel
that we will be invaded from outer space and still
others think its all just mumbo jumbo... So what is it
Well, you say, how does this “Precession” affect
the human race and our evolution or cosmic
It all began, of course, with the Long Count Mayan
awareness? I am not going to pretend I know all that
Calendar. This calendar was incredibly accurate as
is going on but this I do know...
the Mayans were expert Astrologists. They predicted,
by studying the heavens that a 20 year period, that Over the course of 25,800 years the earth’s core
beginning in 1992 the people of the earth and earth energy which is really a living spiritual energy called
itself would make a transition. In 755 A.D. A Mayan Kundalini only moves twice from its base core to a
monk predicted that humanity would, during this new location on the earth’s surface. Once, as the
time, enter a period of “Cosmic awareness” and that earth’s axis moves towards the centre of our galaxy
the earth would begin a purification and regeneration and begins to move towards the star Vega and the
process. second time when it moves towards Polaris and away
from the centre of our galaxy.
The end of this period is December 21st, 2012. What
makes this particular winter solstice so different from For the past 12,900 years the earth’s Kundalini has
all the other winter solstice’s of the past? Well, it is been centred in Tibet. With the earth’s axis now in
the first time in 12,920 years that the earth’s axis will the process of making that transition the earth’s
start moving towards the centre of our galaxy instead Kundalini is shifting from Tibet to Peru. It actually
of away from it. signaled this change with the invasion of Tibet by
China and with the Spiritual leader of Tibet fleeing
The ancient Mayan (and Sumerian) astrologers had that country in 1959. The energy began its journey
discovered through 2,169 years of continuous star by moving into India and that was reflected by the
watching that the earth’s axis has a wobble. This popularity of Indian spirituality hitting the western
wobble we know to be caused by the gravitational world during the 60’s as the energy transversed the
globe to North America and heads for its new home them closer to the truth about who they are. During
in South America. an orgasm as the energy moves up your spine... All
thoughts of separateness disappear... No one is
This incredible shift is causing conditions on the thinking about bills, laundry or the pile of work on
planet to reflect this change. Besides the physical one’s desk. Well, if you are I wouldn’t tell anyone...
demonstrations of this transition that we have seen as
Tsunami’s, flooding, volcanic eruptions, etc., there But this awareness during a sexual experience is short
is also a change in the energetic field around human lived and we soon go back to thinking and back to the
beings that is evolving their consciousness. same old grind. This is why a sexual revolution took
place as the earth’s Kundalini moved across Canada
For the past 12,900 years we have been in left brain and the United States through California and into
mode... Linear thinking has dominated our world. The Mexico. The free love generation wanted to stop
native peoples of the world that had their connection thinking. They wanted the freedom that comes with
with mother earth and her cycles were persecuted and sexual release. This, however, is simply an effect not
assimilated. It was a Patriarchal system with a the solution to humanities woes.
Patriarchal God. It was a masculine principle which
set the standards... The belief was in separation, The truth is that this powerful energy can also be
domination, ownership and control. utilized for spiritual growth. When this Kundalini
moves it determines the way we see the world. The
It is not simply coincidental that beginning in the 60’s old way we saw the world was from a masculine
that the yin energy on the planet and in human viewpoint. Thinking is masculine. Perceiving is
behaviour began to rise... and the male dominated feminine. Masculine is from the head. Feminine is
consciousness that has ruled this planet for the past from the heart.
12,900 years began to wane... Males began to get in
touch with their feminine side, grow their hair long, Since 1992, during the twenty years of the earth’s
start expressing themselves in colour, and nurture Kundalini’s journey, think about the massive changes
their mates and their children. Women began to speak we have seen take place. The fall of Berlin, the USSR,
of their rights and claim their power. People began to the opening of China, the global connection of all
care for the planet in ways they had forgotten. people on the planet through social networks. The
acceptance of gender preferences, multicultural
As the earth’s Kundalini shifts... So does ours for we societies, the breakdown of traditional families and
are her offspring. As earth begins her restorative and the forming of relationships based on choice. Even in
cleansing process her female energy cannot be denied. business, gender parity, handicap sensitivity,
partnerships between leading edge companies that
The rise of the feminine aspect will continue as the
flourish while die hard corporate management
people’s of the earth awaken to a new balance of
systems flounder. Yin energy flows and things happen
energies that promote the evolution of their
without Yang force.
consciousness to both equality and unity. Where the
old order was about separation and fear, dominance As the Kundalini finally reaches its destination on
and control, greed and possession, we are now December 21st, 2012 in Peru... The changes that have
entering a new paradigm about integration and been taking place will not stop but will begin to
acceptance, freedom and support, awareness of escalate. This is just the beginning of a new age. The
abundance and supply for all. age of Aquarius has finally arrived. An age of
integration, not separation; of perception as opposed
So how will all this affect you? It probably already
to simply thinking; of honesty, not secrecy; of
has. Human relationships are the best indicator of a
relationships of choice rather than those of fear and
shift in your Kundalini energy. Kundalini energy is
ownership; of self-sufficiency instead of dependency;
first experienced as human sexual energy. It is the
and personal responsibility rather than victimhood.
energy that one feels during an orgasm. It is why
sexual experience is so important to humans. It brings Yes... It seems strange... But take a look around.
If we are to look at ourselves as true energetic beings,
The Energetics of Energy Medicine we will begin to understand that it is our spirit that
first exists, which then creates the mind which then
By Rev. Dr. Wendy Hudson creates the body. Therefore, everything that gets onto
the physical body must first begin as a thought, and
In my line of work, I am asked quite often what this includes all disease and illness.
exactly it is I do. Since I do not have a traditional
occupation, this explanation often ends up with me If you know anything at all about how we are made
replying that I am a holistic healer who practices a up energetically, you will know that there are several
different sort of healing than most people are used to, parts to this which include our chakra system, our
but one that can have very effective long term results. aura, the meridians and if you are into yoga, the nadis.
What most of us don’t understand is how powerful
By now, most people are very curious and usually we are in actually creating things in our lives both
want me to delve into this further, prompting a positive and negative by simply having a thought or
conversation that may be cut short depending on the a belief about it. Sounds too easy, doesn’t it? If you
words that I use. When I state that I am an Energy are familiar with the Law of Attraction, which has
Healer, one of two things will happen: they will either been written about extensively by Esther Hicks and
run the other way thinking that I’m going to expose Abraham, you will understand what I’m talking about.
them to some sort of evil sounding, ritualistic type of A positive thought produces a positive outcome just
healing where I will be able to take their personal as a negative thought will produce a negative result.
power away from them and they will end up worse Disease, illness, emotional and mental disharmonies
off than where they started, or, the other reaction are usually the result of years of negative thinking
which I highly prefer, is one of great interest and that will actually “clog” up the energetic systems.
acceptance where they will proceed to tell me of all Pain equals stuck energy, and although most people
the “weird, cool and often unexplained” experiences would look at the manifestation of disease or illness
they may have had in their lives. Then there are those as a bad thing, it can actually be a helpful map to
who come to me because they have simply tried all follow in unravelling the mysteries of why you are
the traditional, mostly Western type healings that sick or can’t get on with your life in some way.
have failed, and they are now willing to do “anything”
to get better, whether it’s healing from an illness, Energy Medicine treats the whole person, body, mind
disease, emotional or mental distress. Often, Energy and spirit and seeks to rebalance these energies to
Healing is the last type of healing on the list of things allow the free flow of emotions, thought forms, belief
to try, when actually, it would help so many people systems and positive energy to flow back into the
if it were the first on the list. They could avoid physical body. Remember, everything is created from
months and years of illness, suffering and the outside in, so yes, if you created it, you can also
disharmonies in their lives. un-create it. You are that powerful.
So, exactly what is Energy Medicine? It is based on The type of Energy Healing that my husband and I
the principle that everything that has ever been teach in our school has had wonderful results. These
created in the physical world (and that includes include many forms of hands on healing, protection
humans by the way) first began as energy. This and cleansing techniques, understanding and healing
energy that makes up everything physical comes from sub-personalities, inner child therapy, sound healing,
a very high vibrational Source which is vibrating so along with the opportunity to clear out each chakra
high, that it can not be detected with our five physical and all the issues associated with that chakra. Most
senses. The principle continues with the knowing of our students and clients have found what they need
that everything is body, mind and spirit. Most people to heal the many aspects of their lives, and several
believe that the body creates the mind which then have totally transformed themselves. Wouldn’t it be
creates the spirit. However, just the opposite is true. great to always feel in control of what comes your
way so you can create joy, love, happiness and Rev. Dr. Wendy Hudson, D.Div., C.S.H., C.D.W. was born
abundance in all its forms instead of feeling sad, and raised in Cornwall, Ontario where she currently
victimized, lonely, or unworthy to live the life you resides with her husband Steve. Together, they teach
deserve? That is what we all strive for in our lives workshops on a wide variety of energetic and spiritual
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The woman pulled the sausages, but they stayed in stuck
in their place. 'They will remain there for the rest of my
life,' she cried.
'Let me try,' said the lumberjack who began to feel sorry
for his wife and wondered how he could endure living with
A children’s story a woman with such a strange nose. He held the sausages
on the power of words) tight and pulled with all his might. But he only managed
to pull his wife on top of him. The couple sat on the floor
Once upon a time there was a lumberjack who lived very
and looked with sadness at each other.
happily with his wife in a log-cabin in the forest. Every
morning he went to his work, singing, and in the evening,
when he came home, a hot bowl of soup awaited him.
One day he saw a tree that looked quite different from the
others and just as he was about to chop the tree, a fairy's
head appeared. 'I hope you are not going to cut down this
tree, are you? This is my home!' the fairy said.
The lumberjack was so astonished he dropped his axe.
'Well, goodness me,' he stammered.
'What can we do now?' they said, but both thought the
'There are many trees in the forest, you do not have to cut same thing. 'There is only one solution' the lumberjack's
down this one,' the fairy said with an stern voice. wife said timidly.
Even though he was surprised and also a little afraid, the
'Yes, I agree', her husband sighed, thinking of their dreams
lumberjack said bravely: 'I will chop any tree I want to ….'
and very bravely he declared 'I wish the sausages fell off
'Right,' the fairy interrupted him. 'Let’s make a deal. If you the nose of my wife'.
do not cut down this tree, you get three wishes. Okay?'
And so it was done. The man and the woman immediately
The lumberjack scratched his head. 'Okay... deal' and he hugged each other and cried. 'If only we had known how
began to look for another tree. 'I wonder what my wife to guard our words', they said.
will think of this' he mumbled.
The fairies had been watching and thought it all very
The lumberjack's wife was busy cleaning a pot outside funny. For they knew something humans apparently don't.
when her husband came home. He dance around and They could not fulfill any wish at all.
chuckled. 'Hurray, hurray! We are so lucky!' and the
lumberjack told his wife about the fairy. And grabbed a All the time humans fulfil their wishes by themselves.
jug of wine. Everything they believe always manifests. All their
thoughts and words have power, because they express
She immediately began to think of all the wonderful things what they believe. And if they don't believe in something,
they could wish for. His wife took a sip from her husband's that will not manifest.
jug. She smacked and remarked 'I wish I also had a string
of sausages …. 'Oh No!' she cried, but it was too late. A The lumberjack and his wife believed that fairies have
string of sausages suddenly appeared. power to do magic and their faith made their words very
powerful. They were just another example of all those
'Sausages,' the lumberjack shouted. ' What a waste. I wish
people who wish for the strangest things all the time and
those sausages were stuck to your nose'. He had hardly
don't even know they do it themselves.
said this when the sausages jumped up and were stuck to
the woman's nose.
Even though the fairies don't understand humans and their
'You’re not too smart! Look what you've done.' The funny wishes, they have great fun with them! After all,
woman cried. 'Think of all the things we could have asked isn't it very odd that people just don't see that everything
for!' they believe always happens!
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process involves yoga like stretching and acupressure to receive and once tried, it is hard to go back to other
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on the recognition that there is no separation between
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own energetic system as well as within the universal
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ancient system which explores each person’s unique and their two beautiful daughters. Contact her at
needs and speaks to how a person can be supported Christine@yogathaibliss.com or check out her
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environment. Healing occurs when we look into the
roots of the problem and recognize that everything is
interconnected- that energy can be accessed by giver
and receiver alike through touch, breath, movement,
intent and deep relatedness.
Thai massage is a unique form which offers the
opportunity for healing and spiritual renewal. Like
yoga, it offers peace to both giver and receiver and
these energies are then offered back to our families
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also crop up as ‘I can’t reach my goal because
someone else isn’t pulling their weight’. Because
really, this is just another mirror to show you that
there’s something here you need to heal. The bad
news is that if you don’t do something about it,
situations like this will keep recurring. Names and
story lines will change, but the scenario will
Dear Destiny, essentially stay the same. The good news is every time
you succeed in forgiving the people involved you
I sing with a group in a local town. We have a good weaken the pattern. Over time as you recognize this
director who is motivated and capable of bringing out pattern and forgive each time it happens, it will bother
the best in us. We decided a few years ago that we you less and less and it will be easier to forgive. If
wanted to sing to our potential. I’m quite you were able to remember the early events that
conscientious about trying to improve but find my forged this pattern and forgive those involved, you
motivation is waning. The problem is half the group would collapse the whole thing in one fell swoop and
really only want a social evening out singing with it simply wouldn’t bother you anymore.
friends. If I practice at home, then I’m bored at choir
practice waiting for others to catch up. I really like There are also your beliefs supporting this pattern;
this group and love to sing, but find myself wanting beliefs about how things ought to be. Examine those
to quit. I’m conflicted about how to “be” in this group. as objectively as only you can to determine if they are
really true. If they are true , then they will help you
What do I do? decide whether this group is right for you. If they are
Singin’ the blues not true, then let them go. Finally, recognize that these
people care enough about you to play a role that will
Dear Singin’, lead you to greater harmony.
First of all you are conflicted on a few levels. Do you
Here’s my advice to you: Look over the ideas above
stay or quit? Do you do your best only to ‘hurry up and underline those which sound the most true for
and wait’ for others to catch up? Your group has set you. Next, think about what this scenario most
a goal; are you going for it or not? reminds you of, probably from your past. Determine
which of your beliefs support this pattern. Are they
You mentioned you are conflicted about how to “be” true? Find a way to forgive the players, and let go of
in this group. No wonder. If you speak up you run the those beliefs that are no longer true.
risk of being exiled from the socialites, however, if
you don’t then you get to put up with waning Wishing you the very best,
Hmm… to be or not to be…sound like a reoccurring
theme? Perhaps something like ‘I thought we agreed
on this…’, ‘I want (must?) do this well…’, ‘I like
these people BUT…’, ‘Give me a clear message or Please send your questions to
direction’, ‘Work, work, work and never getting
First of all, this very likely is a recurring theme in Destiny is a pseudonym for Patricia Cyr who is a
your life. Think about work, family or social well respected metaphysical teacher, healer and
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CIRCLE OF LIFE ALTER NATIVE HEALING CENTRE
Located 10 min East of Kemptville on Hwy 43 613-989-3300 www.circleoflifes.com
Hours of Operation: Tues to Fri 11am to 7pm and Sat 9am to 2pm
Following her heart with gratitude, Ruth McLaren had put it out there when she
was a little girl, walking her mile long driveway, that if there was something she
could do to help people, to let her know and she would. Different events happened
on her journey to bring her to where she is today with two wonderful studies in the
Ruth has been working out of her farmhouse in Mountain Ontario for the past 20
years in Quantum Vibrational Kinesiology, which is the new location for all
upcoming workshops. Feeling it was time to share her knowledge that she was
gifted with and to help people anyway she could. After planning for many years,
Ruth opened the Circle of Life Alter Native Healing Centre in Hallville Ontario.
Book yourself in for the next workshop in Q.V.K.
Ruth feels that if she can help one person turn their medicine wheel of life, she is fulfilled. “Our intent at
the Circle of Life is to open space for you to come and heal yourself inside and out”. If you are always giving
of yourself, please remember to take time for you in order to bring balance.
Start by stopping in and taking 15 minutes in our Aqua Massage Bed
Quantum Vibrational Kinesiology:
Accessing information from your body’s protein based computer and to bring balance. Our body knows
everything about us and we can access this information in a gentle and loving way.
Fortune Skin Care Products are for sale at the centre. Book a facial, or a relaxing mud wrap to enjoy
the healing properties of this product from the Dead Sea. We have many satisfied customers who keep coming
back for more.
Stop in and meet Ruth and her wonderful helpers.
See what we have to offer you.
We are looking forward
to your visit.
Treat yourself today - you deserve it!!
Check out our website for more information at www.circleoflifes.com
Water has intelligence. It is a
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Sweet desserts and a
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decor of the readings, sound healing and sexual healing. After all, harmony
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