Sun, 15 Dec | Neal's Yard Remedies Therapy Rooms

Falling head over heels in love with you

Close down the eyes, open up the heart, connect to the power of the universe, and allow it to guide you back to your full on radiant WOW.
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Falling head over heels in love with you

Time & Location

15 Dec 2019, 13:15 – 16:15
Neal's Yard Remedies Therapy Rooms, 2 Neal's Yard, London WC2H 9DP, UK

About the Event

 The energies hitting the planet ramp-up and intensify as we prepare for 2020 and the new decade.  Although it may feel intense, this time is a powerful opportunity to transform ourselves, our lives and our mindsets.  We can use this afternoon to release all we no longer need to carry and get into our authentic, empowered hearts.   Fall properly in love with you: through forgiveness and appreciation we can teach our selves to ride the waves, and have a hell of a time doing it.

I invite you to join me in this sacred cacao ceremony. We will be working with delicious Peruvian ceremonial grade cacao and a specially designed energetic potion from a master healer. Using natures medicines to release the unhelpful negative chatter and find our clarity; co-creating the lives we want.  

“Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”  

― LOUISE L. HAY  

The afternoon of heart based healing including:  

Organic, sustainable, delicious, ceremonial grade Peruvian cacao  

Healing potion from a master healer, specially designed for this ceremonies intention  

Tarot  

Energy clearing  

Intention setting  

Guided meditation  

Remote healing  

Sharing circle  

Fruit to break our fast and more.  

WHAT CACAO IS:  

Cacao has been used as a food and ceremonial aid for millennia. It's earliest recordings are 2000BC around the Gulf of Mexico. Working with 100% ceremonial grade Cacao, which is imported from an ethically and environmentally sourced organic cooperative farm in Peru, has the potential for profound healing and inner work to take place.  

Cacao is vegan, gluten and sugar free and contains a world of wonderful goodness: anandamide (the ‘bliss’ chemical), serotonin, dopamine, histamine, arginine (natural aphrodisiac), phenylethylamine (PEA – the ‘love’ chemical), theobromine, magnesium and antioxidants (15 times more than blueberries). It is perfectly safe to have Cacao whilst pregnant or breast feeding. However, please let me know in advance if you are on antidepressants, strong medication including herbal or Chinese tonics. Or if you have any dietary allergies  

HOW TO PREPARE:  

Please arrive with an empty stomach - no food for 3-4 hours prior to event. A light breakfast of fruit, toast, porridge, green juices, etc, is recommended. Please avoid caffeine and dairy cow products on the day - they do not mix well with Cacao. Keep well hydrated by drinking plenty of water. It is highly recommended to avoid alcohol the day before, a few days if possible. I have also found that the cleaner your diet is for a few days prior to the ceremony the more you are able to take from the experience, as your physical and energetic body is less cluttered. By a clean diet I mean whole foods, ideally vegan, and cooked without deep frying or using large quantities of salt or sugar. In the evening after the ceremony which shall close at 4.15pm, please avoid planning anything too stimulating. The medicine will still be in your system and the best way to maximize the effect is by nurturing yourself (see the aftercare section below), and have a nutritious, healthy and filling meal. I recommend keeping a dream journal for the next few evenings as the plant can carry on working with your subconscious via your dream state. Although, it is Saturday evening so if you do have plans you should be fine, just try to stay away from the alcohol.  

WHAT TO BRING:

*1-2 litres of filtered water (ideally not a single use plastic bottle)*Wear comfy clothes (think yoga with layers)*A journal and pen*Your favourite cup/mug to drink your Cacao and a teaspoon.*Blankets, pillows, meditation cushions if you wish (there will be some available but the more you have the more you can nest). *Some fruit to share to break our fast together (ideally organic)  

OPTIONAL:*Items to place on the Altar: a photo of, or the name written down of someone who you want to send some love/healing to, and/or any crystals or special objects you would like to charge up. Please remember to take them home.  

*Money if you would like to buy some ceremonial cacao to take home with you to deepen your self practice. Or my special blend of healing herbs for yoni steaming. Message me if you would like more details.  

FEEDBACK  

"I've been wanting to say a massive thanks for holding the space and allowing all that transformation to occur. I found the whole thing very powerful and effective. I think it really is the 'food of the shift'. I want you to know that your ceremony, space, love and food from the gods was what took me and my journey to the next level. So THANK YOU!!!! -Jethro    

"Thank you for being such a great facilitator/healer. I'm feeling more whole, more real, like there has been a loosening around my ability to feel love for life. I slept amazingly!" - Natalie  

"I had a truly amazing time on Sunday, thank you so much for conducting such a lovely afternoon and I will be sure to come along again. It’s put me in touch with being more decisive, more positive and more prone to speaking my mind and standing by who I am. All that in one session- I know! But it does feel like that." - Maya  

"Thank you so much for the beautiful ceremony, I absolutely loved it." - Miranda  

"The cacao is still working strong for me, thank you so much.  My week has been great, better than usual but I REALLY believe it’s down to the cacao!  I felt as though you I was visiting a friend, you set such a lovely vibe.  I truly had a eye opening experience and would definitely come again and feel that I connected with you and I trusted you straight away.  Meditation was on point!!! Loved it!!!! You have a great talent.  Keep up the great work, you’re amazing and you’re doing such a great job and a true blessing to us all.  Thank you so much for sharing your gift." - Gem  

"THANK YOU for holding such a gracious ceremony yesterday. It was expertly run, what you provided for us to use was great and i loved the way you led the rituals. Full of gratitude to you for stepping forward and bringing us together it was very nourishing and the world needs more of it." - Tim  

PLACES:  

£30 Early bird till midnight 11th November, £33 there after. Gift certificates for this and future ceremonies available for friends and family.  

They make wonderful Christmas Presents.

If you are unable to make it you can pass your place to a friend.  

WHO I AM:  

I spent most of my life being secretly desperately unhappy, and I ran away from that void by never stopping; whether it was creating more projects to throw myself into, over exercising or partying too hard. The unconscious fear of stopping was overwhelming, because who would I be if I wasn't doing something? I was fuelled by anger at the perceived injustices in the world, both personal and global, and was wearing my self physically, mentally and (a word not in my vocab at the time) spiritually into the ground. Then Glastonbury happened. I discovered plant medicines and Nichiren Buddhism in the same summer and my path did a 180. Now it didn't happen over night (some bits did), but very rapidly I felt significant changes in the way I saw the world and consequently, how I responded to it. My thoughts shifted and with them, my actions.  

I have spent the last 6 years making self healing my full time priority. This journey has covered many miles around the globe and even more around the cosmos. I have had to confront a lot of painful realities and learn to trust on a whole new level, as well as discover boundaries! The benefits have been exponential, not only for myself, but my family, friends and many many others I have met along the way. My life has a new, more expansive purpose and I hold ceremonial space with cacao as a way to allow others to connect to their deepest knowing and the mystic magic of the universe. I hope you can join me.  

With love,  

Helen x  

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