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  • My specialty




    Why were we born to be here on earth?  My answer? 

    To discover, learn and grow from each and every experience we have.

    A question was recently asked around practitioners specialty.
    I would like to share some revelations around my niche.  

    I am currently working with my eyes - willingly looking deeply to the foundation of my wearing gasses since the age of 7 years. This is raising my awareness and working with my ECHO’s (younger self) at many ages on so many levels.

    Enabling loving gentle birth and nurturing babies and their family has been my greatest passion since the beginning of my nursing and midwifery career, and as a Meta-Health / EFT / Matrix Reimprinting / Birth practitioner.

    A few days ago, in my morning meditation, my eyes, my specialty as a practitioner, and the word “in-sight” arose as an unplanned focus. Our language reveals our subconscious mind -   ‘in sight’ !!
     
    In mentioning to my husband the revelations and even deeper connections in my meditation, I said “I have to specialise” - the irony of my words “I have two Special Eyes”.  
    As a neonatal nurse, I provide Special neonatal care within baby unit for babies and their families.

    My learning as a practitioner ?  my niche ?   -  I provide ‘two special eyes’ for

    The experience of each, in-utero, sick, premature, and well baby and their family.
    Nurturing and connecting back the sacred bond of the infant and their family, the foundation for their life, and our humanity.  

  • EFT and Matrix Reimprinting Introduction Workshop Nelson, New Zealand


    Details

    Morning Session

    The basic recipe of EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique)

    •  A simple easy process you can take with you any where, and use at any time, for just about any issue:     

                 Stress, anxiety, depression, phobias            
                 Physical pain, illness and disease          
                 Relationships, procrastination, abundance, goals  …

    •  What happens in your body when you have negative emotions

    •  A process with 4 ingredients: Set up, Sequence, 9 Gamut, Repeat the Sequence     
    •  A demonstration practice and time to explore and practice with a partner


    Afternoon Session

    Introduction to Matrix Reimprinting

    •  The Quantum Laws of Nature
    •  How we become traumatised
    •  How our subconscious is running the show
    •  Trauma and ECHO Creation -  What is an ECHO?  - a ‘part’ of us that splits away energetically when we experience a traumatic event (big or small)
    •  The many benefits Matrix Reimprinting has in increasing EFT’s effectiveness:

               Faster, gentle and effective trauma release and resolution
               Gaining wisdom to take the learnings from traumatic events
               Unearthing, understanding and overcoming secondary gains
               Finding preconscious memories (our first 6 years) and core issues

    •   Providing new resources and enabling ECHOs’ to safely move through trauma     
    •  The difference between EFT and Matrix Reimprinting
    •  Beliefs and decisions we may make when we experience trauma
    •  How we might react to similar situations based on these beliefs
    •  Working with an ECHO


    The introduction day will include a powerpoint presentation (to provide structure, visual and auditory … input), group interaction, videos, and time to explore the impact some of your negative experiences, may be having on you.

    A chance for you to go deeper within yourself - what might you discover?


    Interested?   If you would like to learn more message me via: 

    www.facebook.com/nurturingnaturallynz   

    Email:  nurturingnaturallynz@gmail.com


    or   phone 03 5451618 (NZ)  or txt message  0272303505



    Directions to Wakapuaka Estate      (Previously Garindale Estate)

    Calm, tranquil rural setting with ample parking, on State Highway 6, just north of Nelson 8 min from the central city.

  • Research demonstrates the effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT / Tapping)



    An increasing body of evidence on the effectiveness of EFT,  is,  and continues to be released from Clinical Research studies.

    •  A series of 9, easy to understand, research spotlight videos created by Dr Peta Stapleton demonstrate EFT’s effectiveness

    Dr Peta Stapleton  is  a  Clinical and Health Psychologist,  Associate Professor at Bond University,  Gold Coast,  Australia,  and world researcher in EFT / Tapping.

    Learn about the extraordinary results for PTSD,  and,  those significant for anxiety and depression

    Physiological outcomes that occur after EFT, including DNA changes, brain and hormone changes

    Food cravings and weight loss.

    This link will take you directly to the first of this series and links to further studies.            Click here


    • The Slovenian Ministry of Education has recognised the impact of EFT for their children of all ages, in their decision in 2016, to officially offer and 75% fund  training for all teachers and educational workers in Slovenian secondary and primary schools and kindergartens. 

    •  An ‘arm’ of the UK government has acknowledged the ever-growing research base of EFT for PTSD treatment.

    • Other research links:

           https://www.efttappingtraining.com/?s=stress+


           https://www.efttappingtraining.com/?s=anxiety


           https://aametinternational.org/discover-eft/eft-science-research/


           https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lb9CMFApdg


           https://www.eftuniverse.com/index.php?option=com_content&id=18&lang=en&view=article



    Are you ready to discover the freedom that tapping  and  incorporating  EFT  in your life can create for you and your loved ones?

    Contact me for your free 15 minute chat to learn how you may benefit from EFT and other energy psychology processes.


  • Nurturing Naturally NZ Website Blog Index September 2018


    Helping Kids with Mental Health Issues: Can it really start in utero or at birth?  
    • In this webinar, Webinar Sharon King,  Sonja Courtis,  and  Gaylene Hansen discuss this vital topic.    click here


    Babies, Birth, Relationships and Love  
    •   An article written for   Meta-Healthy Life    online magazine   click here


     'How your Birth Affects your Life'  click here
    •     Online webinar with Sharon King, Gaylene Hansen and Sonja Courtis


    Nurturing Naturally workshop events
    •   Nurturing Naturally NZ is joining with Sensitive Aotearoa to bring you 5 workshops.     May & June 2018  click here


    EFT and Matrix Reimprinting Introduction Workshop
    •   Would you like an introduction to EFT and Matrix Reimprinting?    click here


    Matrix Birth Reimprinting
    •   My training in ‘Matrix Birth Reimprinting & Matrix Life Purpose’ with their creator, Sharon King.  This qualification enables me to work with Birth Traumas and pre-conscious memories.   click here

    New Zealand Meditation
    •    A 15 minute meditation to help you find calm and peace in your day. And the call of a Bellbird.  click here


    3 Steps to Take When You Feel Overwhelmed
    •    To calm and steady yourself   Feb 26, 2018  click here


    Meta Health, EFT and Matrix Reimprinting 
        Part 1    Sep 25, 2017   click here
        Part 2    How does Meta-Health inform us   Oct 07, 2017  click here
        Part 3    Further Understanding   Oct 25, 2017  Click here
        Part 4    Our Response to a stress trigger   Nov 10, 2017 click here
        Part 5    What is EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique)    Nov 20, 2017  click here
        Part 6    Matrix Reimprinting  Nov 28, 2017  Chick here
        Part 7    So what does a healing season with me look like Jan 12, 2018  click here

    Why Newborn Babies Need Skin to Skin Nurturing
        Part 1   Jul 03, 2017   here
        Part 2   Jul 17, 2017    here
        Part 3   Aug 01, 2017   here
        Part 4   Aug 16, 2017   here

    Make your own toothpaste and shampoo / conditioner  Jun 20, 2017   here

    Pregnancy and Thyroid Imbalance
        Part 1    Overview, Infertility, and Thyroid Imbalance   Mar 07, 2017   here
        Part 2    Miscarriage, Pregnancy and Thyroid Imbalance  Mar 14, 2017     here
        Part 3    Thyroid Imbalance Postpartum   Mar 21, 2017     here
        Part 4    Postpartum Depression and Thyroid Imbalance  Apr 04, 2017     here
        Part 5    Postpartum Depression and Copper Connection   Apr 14, 2017     here
        Part 6    Addressing Pregnancy / Postpartum …   Apr 26, 2017    here
        Thyroid Imbalance Summary - Mind Body Brain Perspective  May 08, 2017    here

    Our Body’s Response to Overwhelm   Jan 08, 2017    here

    Hashimoto's Thyroiditis - A New Path of Learning and Discovery
        Part 1    Oct 29, 2016   here
        Part 2    Nov 06, 2016   here
        Part 3    Nov 14, 2016   here
        Part 4    Nov 23, 2016    here

    ‘Sleep Driving' is not recommended    Oct 27, 2016   here

    Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)    Jun 08, 2016   here

    My Story – Gaylene Hansen - A Journey    Mar 02, 2016   here

    META-Health Conference 2015 Hawaii    Feb 29, 2016    here

    Breast Feeding Mums - Steps in Latching Your Little One    Feb 28, 2016    here

    Nurturing Naturally Online    Feb 28, 2016  

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  • Helping Kids with Mental Health Issues: Can it really start in utero or at birth?


    Click on this link to take you there

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzQGzMmNuwY&app=desktop


    Join  Sharon King,  Sonja Courtis  and  Gaylene Hansen  as they discuss:

    Anxiety,  ADD, ADHD,  Self Harming,  Addictions  and other mental health issues that may have been created in utero or at birth.

    Why this happens  and  how you can help your child using EFT,  Matrix Reimprinting  and  Matrix Birth Reimprinting.

    ACE's  (Adverse Childhood Experiences Study)  and  how they contribute to addictions,  weight issues,  physical illnesses etc  late in life.

    Did you know that a research study shows that 80% of 7 year old Christchurch children, have anxiety?  These children were in utero during the Christchurch earthquakes.  Many of these families relocated to Nelson and other areas in New Zealand.

    What traumatic memories do they still carry, and how is this affecting their life?

    Gaylene shares her extensive knowledge about premature babies and what their needs are to promote healthy development.

    Your speakers

    Sharon King:  Author of Heal Your Birth,  Heal Your Life and  creator  of  Matrix  Birth  Reimprinting          www.MagicalNewBeginnings.com       & www.HealYourBirthBook.com

    Gaylene Hansen:  Neonatal Nurse,  former Midwife  and  Matrix  Birth Reimprinting  practitioner         www.nurturingnaturally.nz

    Sonja Courtis:  EFT / Matrix  Reimprinting  Practitioner   www.SonjaCourtis.com


    Links mentioned during the webinar

    http://www.magicalnewbeginnings.com/aces/

    http://www.healyourbirthbook.com/hybb/ans-polyvagal-theory/

    http://www.healyourbirthbook.com/

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/90619094/inutero-anxiety-from-christchurch-earthquakes-showing-up-at-school


    Matrix Birth Reimprinting

    "With Matrix Birth Reimprinting you can go back to the womb and reimprint your birth experience, which will change your energy levels, mood, and wellbeing in the present.

    Using EFT and Matrix Reimprinting we can go back and release the emotions connected to these traumas and create a whole new experience and belief system.

    Using a specially designed technique we can recreate the birth process and experience the special bonding process that is natural to every mother and child, if the right circumstances are presented to them at birth".    (Sharon King - Creator of Matrix Birth Reimprinting)

  • Babies, Birth, Relationships and Love


    An article written for   Meta-Healthy Life    online magazine  - link

    Our first relationships are within the womb when as a tiny bunch of cells we begin our journey in life.

    Many think of the developing embryo and fetus as an unconscious being. This is far from the truth.

    From the moment of conception we are conscious beings and are influenced by the world of our mother. And her mother, as we began as a cell when our mother was a three month fetus. We can look back even further if we consider that we chose our parents and plan our soul’s journey in this life. 1

    Love and relationships begin before conception

    Working with clients (and with myself) as a META-Health and Matrix Reimprinting Practitioner, I have witnessed the impact of how our experience in utero and at birth influences our life, our relationships and our ability to give and receive love. I have also personally been back to my 8 week old fetus, and earlier to my conception, to the origin of my one core belief, and what this might mean in the family relationships I would be born into.

    I have recently had the pleasure of training in Matrix Birth Reimprinting with its creator, Sharon King. As a neonatal nurse, midwife, mother, Matrix Reimprinting and META-Health practitioner, I have been following and incorporating Sharon’s work for some years.

    Attending this training enabled me to go deeper in my understanding and ability to work with birth trauma and pre-conscious memories. Through going back to my own birth, I learnt why I have such a deep passion for enabling loving, gentle birth, keeping babies with their mothers and fathers and nurturing newborns skin to skin. 2

    Babies are conscious beings from the moment of conception and they remember their birth and time in utero 3, 4. Every thought, feeling and emotion is recorded 5. There are many research studies and countless birth reimprinting stories that show us this is repeatedly true.

    Shaped by our birth

    Our birth story makes a difference to us. It sets the stage for our experiences in life, how our brain develops, how we organise ourselves, and how we relate to our world.

    Through my studies and research of the mind body brain social connection, I have learnt that our body knows what it needs, is always wise, and at all times, strives to maintain homeostasis. We respond to our environment through our senses and perceptions. These experiences create our thoughts, emotions, and beliefs and are not only in our mind and nervous system. Our brain releases chemical messages (neurotransmitters) that allow it to communicate with itself, and organ tissues. Our body bio-logically responds depending how we perceive the experience. So we are physically reacting, and changing, in response to the thoughts that run through our mind. This occurs at all stages of our development from a fetus in utero, to a new born baby and as we grow and become adults 6.

    Hypnosis, Matrix Reimprinting 7, Reiki, and other therapies have taught us we can connect energetically through time and space with someone anywhere in the world and in our past. Tuning into your little one during pregnancy creates learning, knowing and increased connection for both mother, father and baby. Post birth, early care can profoundly alter an infant throughout their life and effects of separation can be extensive. To a baby it is a life – death situation when separated from their mother. Separation disrupts an infant’s behaviour and development 8 and there is extensive research on its effects, especially if repeated. Effects not only for the infant, their mother, father and family, but also for society. Early stress also has the potential to alter gene expression.

    Sharon King, author of ‘Heal your Birth, Heal your Life’ 9 , writes of life long anxiety, hypervigilence, fear and shame, the inability to regulate ones’ emotions, an exaggerated stress response and decreased resilience, all relating back to separation at and around birth.

    Gabor Maté 10, 11 also writes extensively on this subject and includes a long list of effects, especially if separation continues during early childhood. Depression; socio-moral immaturity; relationship problems; trust, low self esteem and attachment problems; disconnect with others; behavioural and learning issues; aggression, violence and addiction; a feeling of being disempowered, rejected, unloved, unwanted or abandoned which may even lead to mental illness and or suicide; physical illness such as asthma, high blood pressure, heart disease, and cancer. All can relate back to separation issues, many of which may have originated at our birth.

    Further research shows us that our perception of our birth experience can impact on our decisions throughout life. For example having our cord around our neck at birth, may create dislike as a child and adult for anything around our neck. If our labour was induced we may have boundary issues, feel unable to do things for ourselves and need someone to rescue us, or not know how to get started on a project. Forceps delivery can lead to issues with bonding, loss of trust, and a sense of intrusion or violence. And the list goes on 5 .

    META Health provides us with the knowledge of how our body will respond when a specific organ tissue is impacted. We know the theme of what is occurring and the phases that will be experienced as the body moves through the process of healing, in its return to health. For example, an infant reunited with his or her mother after being separated may develop the red, hot, itchy symptoms of eczema – a skin epidermis condition.

    So I am asking some questions

    • Is the experience of your in utero relationships and birth affecting your life?
    • Or the life of your children?
    • Did you experience a traumatic event during your time in utero or when pregnant or during birth?
    • Is your birth experience influencing the decisions and choices you make in life?
    • Were you or your little one fearful or anxious during pregnancy and birth?

    Studies show 80% of seven year children who were in utero during the Christchurch, New Zealand earthquakes, suffer from anxiety.

    If any of these questions, or many others I have not asked, bring up memories or trigger you in any way, remember, we (and our parents and those involved in our birth) were always doing the best we could with the knowledge and understanding we had at that time 5.

    Dr Sears 12 and many others write of the “sensitive period” at birth when mothers and newborns are uniquely programmed to be in contact with each other and do good things to each other.

    Enabling skin to skin nurturing at birth, during the neonatal period and beyond, is my greatest love for infants and their parents. I have written a series of four articles on this and continue to expand this opportunity for newborn infants and parents in my work as a neonatal nurse within Special Care Baby Unit (Nelson, New Zealand).

    Through my neonatal nursing work I was fortunate to attend a one day seminar with Nils Bergman, the worlds leading authority on skin to skin. Backed by extensive ongoing research we know this is what every newborn infant requires and deserves.

    Relationships that began before and in utero, are cemented further within the psyche of the infant and mother (and father) at birth. I deeply and passionately believe loving gentle birth is the way forward for mankind.

    For those who were unable to experience this and loving vibrations during their time in utero, Matrix Birth Reimprinting gives us the opportunity to go back. To give our little self a voice to say and do what they needed to do, in every moment of trauma, big or small. To connect and form a loving bond with their mother, father and significant other. The impact of this on our life is profound. We are social beings and need our family, our community, and one another in our world.

    Life is meant to be a journey of discovery, to find the learning from our experiences so we can evolve as conscious beings. This starts before our birth.

    I am hopeful that in teaching and writing, I can share my experience and research with others, so it will become the norm to honour and respect the dynamic connection between an infant, their mother, their father and family.

    I invite you to follow these link to the full articles:

    Why Newborn Babies Need Skin to Skin Nurturing
    Part 1
    Part 2
    Part 3
    Part 4

    Matrix Birth Reimprinting

    More: Nurturing Naturally website blog Index

    References
    1. Schwartz, R. (2012). Your Soul’s Plan: Discovering the Real Meaning of the Life You Planned
    Before You Were Born. Whispering Winds Press: USA

    2. Hansen. G. (2018). Matrix Birth Reimprinting
    3. Chamberlain, D. B. (2013). Windows to the Womb. North Atlantic Books: Berkeley.
    4. Chamberlain, D.B. (2015). Babies Remember Birth
    5. King, S. (2018), Personal communication. Matrix Birth Reimprinting Training, Gold Coast Aus-
    tralia

    6. Hansen, G. (2017). Why Newborn Babies Need Skin to Skin Nurturing – Part Two
    7. https://www.matrixreimprinting.com/
    8. Bergman, N. (2016). Skin-to-skin contact is our BIOLOGY.
    And a one day seminar with Nils Bergman I had the pleasure to attend.

    9. King, S. (2015). Heal Your Birth, Heal Your Life. Silverwood: Bristol.
    10. Mate, G. (2011). Dr. Gabor Mate on Attachment and Conscious Parenting
    11. Mate, G. (2011). When the Body Says No. John Wiley & Sons: New Jersey
    12. Sears, W. (2017). Bonding with Your Newborn

  • What was your, your children's and loved ones, in utero and birth experience?


    Join an interview replay, with:

    Sharon King  (International Expert in Birthing Healing from the UK),

    Sonja Courtis  (Emotional wellbeing specialist Christchurch NZ) and myself,

    Gaylene Hansen (neonatal nurse, registered midwife, health coach Nelson NZ)

    Understand the connection between your birth experience and your life experiences.

    This video shares invaluable knowledge and insights including:

    • how your birth may affect your life
    • beliefs you,  your  children,  family,  friends ....  may have taken on, from what you and they experienced in utero and at birth
    • how it may play out throughout your and their life 

    We also guide you in the birth bonding process and introduce you to Matrix  Birth  Reimprinting, a  gentle  loving  way  to enable healing of birth trauma.

    Click on this link to take you there

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vNi_LM9lIg&feature=share

     

  • Event: 'How your Birth Affects your Life' online webinar with Sharon King, Gaylene Hansen and Sonja Courtis

    Join Sharon King (International Expert in Birthing Healing from the UK), Sonja Courtis (Emotional wellbeing specialist NZ) and myself, Gaylene Hansen (neonatal nurse, registered midwife, health coach NZ), in a live webinar - Understanding the connection between your birth experience and your life experiences.

    We will share some invaluable knowledge and insights into how your birth affects your life, how to birth calmly, and enable healing of birth trauma.


    To access: click on this link

     

  • EFT and Matrix Reimprinting Introduction Workshop


    Would you like an introduction to EFT and Matrix Reimprinting?


    In March I had the privilege of attending and training as an ‘EFT / Matrix Reimprinting Ambassador’  with  Caroline Dawson  in beautiful  Currumbin,  Gold Coast,  Australia.

    Training as a practitioner in EFT and Matrix Reimprinting, requires attendance at training workshops, with a Master Trainer in each of there areas.  (Plus watching online videos and and exam).

    Caroline Dawson (sister of Karl Dawson - creator of Matrix Reimprinting) currently offers these trainings in Australia.

    At some point we are hoping 2 day practitioner trainings in EFT will be available in New Zealand 

    Qualification in EFT,  then enables you to attend the further 2 days Practitioner training in Matrix Reimprinting.


    In the mean time

    The Ambassador Training has been created by Karl Dawson, to enable experienced qualified EFT / Matrix Reimprinting Practitioners (like myself) world wide, to present a full one day workshop, so those without knowledge of these powerful processes can learn how it might benefit them, their family and friends.


    This day workshop, is an introduction for you  to EFT and Matrix Reimprinting.


                       Image from EFT / Matrix Ambassador Training - copyright Karl Dawson


    Attending this one day workshop you have the opportunity to learn and experience :


    Morning Session

    •  What happens in your body when you have negative emotions
    •  The basic recipe of EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), a simple easy process you can take with you any where, and use at any time, for just about any issue:     

                 Stress, anxiety, depression, phobias            
                 Physical pain, illness and disease          
                 Relationships, procrastination, abundance …

    •  A process with 4 ingredients: Set up, Sequence, 9 Gamut, Repeat the Sequence     
    •  A demonstration practice   
    •  Time to explore and practice with a partner


    Afternoon Session

    •   Introduction to Matrix Reimprinting
    •  The Quantum Laws of Nature
    •  How we become traumatised
    •  How our subconscious is running the show
    •  Trauma and ECHO Creation -  What is an ECHO?  - a ‘part’ of us that splits away energetically when we experience a traumatic event (big or small)
    •  What Matrix Reimprinting is
    •  The many benefits Matrix Reimprinting has in increasing EFT’s effectiveness:

               Faster, gentle and effective trauma release and resolution
               Gaining wisdom to take the learnings from traumatic events
               Unearthing, understanding and overcoming secondary gains
               Finding preconscious memories (our first 6 years) and core issues

    •   Providing new resources and enabling ECHOs’ to safely move through trauma     
    •  The difference between EFT and Matrix Reimprinting
    •  Beliefs and decisions we may make when we experience trauma
    •  How we might react to similar situations based on these beliefs
    •  Working with an ECHO


    The introduction day will include a powerpoint presentation (to provide structure, visual and auditory … input), group interaction, videos, and time to explore the impact some of your negative experiences may be having on you.

    A chance for you to go deeper within yourself - what might you discover?



    Interested?   If you would like to learn more message me via: 

    www.facebook.com/nurturingnaturallynz   

    or   

    connect with me:  click here 


                             Image from EFT / Matrix Ambassador Training - copyright Karl Dawson