Creating Energetic Harmony with ‘Wild’ Willow

Tamara Low

Energetic Freedom Coach, Author

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Highly Sensitive People and Empaths often have a deep and beautiful kindship/connection with animals; they are drawn to being around them and caring for and about them, naturally attuned to how they feel and their needs. Seeing or knowing of animals’ suffering is excruciating!

I have had the honour and delight of sharing my heart, home with many canine companions, which provides a deep joy space in me that I am endlessly grateful for! Adopting Rescue Dogs adds many layers (and possibly complexity) to creating energetic harmony for all. Sadly, in November (2021), we had to say goodbye to Nicky, our Whippet/Greyhound (from Ireland). I had not been without a dog in my life for 20 years.

Meeting ‘Wild’ Willow

In January, I saw a picture of a lovely one-year-old Lab/Husky mix from a rescue group in Saskatchewan (Canada) that needed a home. I inquired about her and spoke to the foster mom, and all sounded good!

At 9:30 pm on Jan 14th, the night of My son’s 13th birthday, I waited in the Safeway parking lot for the rescue van to arrive. My son asked me to send a picture of her as soon as I had her (he was with his dad until the next morning).

As I walked up to the van filled to the brim with rescue dogs and cats, the rescue founder said, “Who are you picking up? I said, Willow. 

My first thought was she was smaller in person than I thought she was. I was passed the leash with her on the other end and looked down at her, and in that instant, she masterfully pulled her head out of a loose collar…..oh oh!

Just like that, she was gone!

She bolted across a busy street, and we could not see her anymore! I could not believe this was happening! Instead of sending a picture to my son, I had to call and say she was gone…..one of the most excruciating moments of my life! 

I searched and searched. 2.5 hours later, she was found by two Earth Angels. They came to help search for her after posting about her disappearance on a local dog Facebook group! Just moments before their phone call confirming that they had found her, I asked God for a miracle! I cried with delight and relief. 

Willow and I headed home (a place and a meaning and a feeling that I realized she was not very familiar with), and when we arrived, she would not come out of the car. She was frozen/picnicked. She had no idea who I was and what was happening to her. The journey had begun.

What I noticed about her in the coming days, she:

  • just wanted to be outside and escape the yard. 
  • was wary of people and, at the same time, loved them.
  • was not familiar with leash walking, and she fiercely did not desire to be introduced to it! She wanted to be free and unrestricted (and I can’t say that I blame her)!
  • put everything in her mouth; her favourite was pencils, chords, and she seemed certain that Kleenex was food. Nothing was safe from her mouth, including the baseboards. We even ended up at the emergency vet once.
  • acted crazy around other dogs. We were not sure if it was leash aggression or overexcitement. 
  • was VERY itchy and would scratch and bite herself to create some bald patches. 

Pranic Healing, Supplements and Healthy Food

As an Empath, creating energetic harmony in my surroundings and within myself is crucially important. The Greyhound/Whippet energy that I was used to in the home was vastly different from that of a Tasmanian Devil Sled Dog (how Willow felt to me initially). We were both experiencing a lot of stress and overwhelm by our new situations.

I did a Pranic Healing scan on her chakras and organs to see what was happening in her emotional and physical body. What I noticed from the scan mirrored what I observed in person. She was extremely stressed as the residue in her adrenal glands and solar plexus showed. Her sex chakra was imbalanced likely because she had just been spayed.

It is incredible and invaluable to me how Pranic Healing acts as an energetic map and view of who we are, how we are and where we are!  

Over the coming weeks, I worked on those areas a few times to clear up the remaining residue (and also on my solar plexus and adrenals!) Her liver was very congested, which correlates to her compulsive itching/biting herself, which also seemed to be related to frustration/anger at not knowing what to do. E.g. being asked to walk (nicely) on a leash, she would stop and scratch.

I did some muscle testing on her and noticed that chicken and beef were unsuitable for her body, so we altered that I got her on raw food and some supplements. This is an area which I know a lot about as I created Tail Blazersa Health Food Store for Dogs and Cats, in 2000 and spent 20 years helping people help their companions in that way. 

Wild’ Willow VS ‘Restricted’ Tamara

I have been learning a lot from her (about her and myself)! For a sensitive person, when energies around us are not like ours or are too much for us, it can create irritation or overwhelm (and for me, the need to withdraw to try and find internal balance. 

Her ‘wild’ and ‘chaotic’ nature created friction, unease and frustration in my restricted (conditioned) nature. I felt that I could not be myself and maintain inner energetic balance and do what I needed (LOTS of hikes in nature) for balance and happiness because she was ‘out of control’. I felt so frustrated! I am sure she felt like she could not be her ‘wild’, uninhibited self with me. So we were at odds energetically, and I wondered if I had made a mistake.

I did EFT (‘Tapping’) on the MANY emotions, internal stress, and difficulties that presented themselves. 

The BIG Lessons I Have learned?

The biggest soul-satisfying thing that has unfolded is learning how to communicate and BE ourselves with one another and respect the other as we are. A kind of melding into creating energetic harmony with one another. It’s a beautiful thing!

She teaches me to lighten up, laugh, play more, and look at places where my wild side might want/need to express. I am teaching/showing her what it’s like to have someone deeply care about you and want you to be yourself, well, happy, fulfilled, free, and take you on all kinds of excursions and adventures. There are just some boundaries and limitations that need to be in place for this to happen. She seems ok with that now.

Creating Energetic Harmony with Willow!

The biggest, most exciting thing for me is we have gone on some incredible hikes the last few days!! She:

  • no longer wants to escape the yard at all cost! 
  • did not know how to play and interact with balls or toys. Now, she runs to get them and brings them back! 
  • can be (mostly) trusted in the house not to eat, chew or destroy everything. 
  • has warmed up to people very quickly. 
  • he is learning (still very much in progress) how to be around dogs calmly! 

My energy is balanced with her, and her energy is balanced with me and my son. I can now fully see and celebrate her beautiful spirit (she actually smiles), have gone from thinking I made a huge mistake to knowing that she is imperfectly perfect for imperfect us! 🙂

It’s been a lot of work, stress and effort, but ahhhhh, it feels GOOD to be at this place!

How can Pranic Healing and EFT Help You and Your Pup(s)?

When we calm, settle and resolve our stress, fear and trauma energy through energy healing (Pranic Healing and EFT in this case ) and we do the same with them and provide them with a safe, stable, patient, loving home, etc. with boundaries its possible to find energetic harmony and mutual acceptance of and with one another. This works with the people in our lives too.

Doing EFT (or ‘Tapping’) on all of my overwhelm and feelings that her ‘wildness’ stirred up was essential and Pranic Healing for my nervous system and regular pranic healing on her and the two surrogate tapping sessions.

I LOVE dogs, and rescuing dogs that need homes is close to my heart, as is making the transition and challenges of bringing them into our home and lives more harmonious for all! Creating harmonious relationships through energetic balance.

Please feel free to reach out to me by email at tamara@sensitivesoulpath.com or book a free 15 min call to tell me about any challenges between you and your rescue pup so that energetic harmony, peace and understanding can be cultivated and are at the forefront of your time together!

Warmly,

Tamara

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Soulful Purpose in Business

Wouldn’t it be incredible if we were all encouraged to find our soulful purpose from a young age?

Imagine how your life and work would be different as a free-spirited HSP/Empath. It’s never too late to reclaim those buried or dormant parts. You CAN live and work with more meaning, authenticity, and enjoyment. It’s a matter of clearing the blocks that are getting in your way. Using EFT, I can help you with that.

The challenge for free-spirited, creative HSP/Empaths:

I have always felt the profound significance of living authentically with soul purpose. To live free of conditioned paradigms (that do not work for us). And to experience creativity, joy, and wonder.

Still, like most of us, I was trained to follow, ‘fit in,’ and got swept up in conditioned paradigms and expectations. 

When we are young, we learn by observing and adapting to our worldly surroundings. We are often told or shown by our parent(s), caregivers, and society at large who THEY THINK we are and should be. It’s about WHO they want us to be, WHAT they want us to do, say, or behave like, and what they think we should DO. This can create an immense amount of confusion.

Unconsciously, we can become controlled and led by beliefs that were learned and taught. Often, they do not even have origins in who we are and how we desire to live. It is so incredibly easy to become lost and deviated.

The trouble is, we are beautiful spirits designed to create, express, learn, grow, share, and explore. To live a life that is from us. Meant for us. And to BE FREE of conditioning. Free from the layers of pain, hurt, trauma, shoulds, and have to’s that direct us away from our true nature, uniqueness, and soulful purpose.

It’s painful to be a free-spirited, creative HSP/Empath trying to navigate and fit in where we do not belong. This can result in depression, anxiety, deep discontentment, and frustration, etc. 

The good news is that there are things we can do to retrieve and reclaim those buried or dormant parts of us. The parts and expectations that are not a fit for us. And to heal the parts of us that do not believe it’s possible to be ourselves. So we can do what we love OR take the risk to do something else that is more in line with us!

How do we make the needed changes to align with our purpose/soulful path?

I have had many unfulfilling jobs in my life and a two-decade business that was not soulfully fulfilling for me. I felt deeply bored, stuck, and trapped. My discontentment kept getting louder, and my spirit would no longer let me look away. Making a leap into the unknown felt terrifying. I did not know what my financial future was going to hold. But I knew that I HAD to do whatever it took to find where my soul was longing to be.

I did A LOT of EFT sessions on all the fear, paralysis, terror, guilt, etc. lying under making the change. It took a deep desire, diligence, openness (and a bit of courage) to remove the fears and conditioning so I could realign with my path. But it is so worth it!

And in the end, it ALL turned out even better than I could have imagined!

You know the expression ‘the universe has your back’? Well, once I cleared all the energetic blocks and fears, things started falling into place. I felt utterly ‘taken care of’ in the broader sense. And I believe everyone can access it if that is in their heart and soul’s desires!

The power of alignment:

I was listening to an interview with EFT Master Carol Look, and she sums this up extremely well by saying, “…appreciation is the energy of alignment. Manifestations follow emotions, and when you are in the emotion of appreciation, that is when things start to shift on that vibrational (or energy) level.”

When we are in the alignment or frequency of flow, life can bring us all kinds of miraculous things with ease. Ideas, solutions, inspirations, seeing things differently, opportunities.

Look goes on to say that, “when we are in alignment, we are open to all possibilities and can appreciate them when they arise.” 

Yes!! I have seen this over and over in my own life! So, to get into alignment, we need to remove the incongruencies (aka negative limiting beliefs, fears, etc.). Then life energy is free to flow in us, and we can create joy and beauty through our alignment! 

How EFT Helps us to Get Into Alignment With Our Uniqueness and Soulful Purpose:  

Shoulds, have to’s, guilt, shame, fear, mistrust, etc., are NOT in the energy of alignment. What is? Authenticity, passion, purpose, curiosity, meaning, trust, faith, expressing our uniqueness and true selves.

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) helps us learn about, observe, hear, and accept how we FEEL. With honesty and compassion, we can honour what’s happening (unconsciously) in our inner worlds! It helps us to gain clarity, insight, and inner knowing. When we are open, we can better understand ourselves and the parts and places that need care and healing.

It has helped me gain insight and understanding in a profound way. I have developed compassion for myself. Freed myself from layers upon layers of conditioned thoughts and beliefs. Released deep emotional pains and burdens. BE me. Live and create a life in line with me.

EFT also helps us to regulate our nervous system so that we experience more balanced calm. Then, with openness and curiosity, we can hear our inner knowing, wisdom, and what our spirits reveal to us!

We Are Not Meant to Fit Into or Conform to Societal Norms and Structures!

We are here to find, reveal, and cultivate the path that is unique to only us!

I am in awe of how beautifully unique everyone is. Unique gifts, talents, abilities, goals, passions, desires, energetic vibration, and soulful purpose(s). Each of us is an essential piece of the bigger puzzle of existence here on Earth.

From my perspective, free Spirited HSPs and Empaths are here to assist in breaking free of old, toxic, harmful, and worn-out institutions and paradigms. We can see/feel/know things that are not aligned with truth and love. So we have essential elements to offer and contribute to healing in the world/planet.

The world needs the energy, skills, compassion, love, care, heart, creativity, kindness, peace, wisdom, etc. of HSP/Empaths…

Getting Support to re-emerge with Soulful Purpose in your Business (as an HSP/Empath):

I am here to support you in celebrating your uniqueness. To help you re-emerge as who you were (before being caught up in cultural and societal conditioned and false beliefs about yourself). If you don’t feel like you fit or belong – you are not meant to!

Book a 15 min discovery link call and we can begin to honour and discover your unique soul’s path!! What you dream of, lights you up, gives you goosebumps, and fills you with joy, freedom, and aliveness!! 

What if you could authentically do what you love AND experience the universe’s support via financial security?

Would you be doing something different in your business right now? Elsewhere?

Let’s explore and see!

Tamara

 

Welcome to Sensitive Soul Path

I am passionate about Highly Sensitive People (HSP) and Empaths living beautifully authentic and inspired lives!

 

 I delight in assisting people to gently uncover the parts and places (in us) that are longing and need to be heard. Our feelings and body sensations hold MUCH wisdom! Often, we try to push away feelings we have labelled as uncomfortable, scary, wrong, or shameful. In locking them in, we cannot hear and understand their deeper meaning, what they are really trying to communicate to us. It also affects our energy and interest levels, and health. 

 

When we gently give voice to locked-in emotions and sensations, we can discover the gifts and wisdom they offer and become energetically free to BE ourselves completely! 

 

  1. Where is your inner voice and soul’s purpose guiding and directing you (to which people, situations, service, passions, gifts, etc.)?

          2. What is wanting to be heard, said, released or done?

 I love to work with HSPs and Empaths that love to do safe, deep inner exploring work to release the layers that do not serve them and their purpose, such as

 

  • clearing and unravelling the energetic blocks along their soul path. These could be unconscious beliefs we took in as a child. 
  • to break free from harmful conditioning in all its forms that do not fit our soul’s purpose and embrace all of themselves and a life fulfilling and authentic to them! 
  • energetically removing yourself from being bogged down by other people’s negative energy or expectations, e.g. do you stay in a situation because of guilt and shame? 
  • clearing the energetic residue of what is keeping you stuck and paralyzed in places and situations that do not resonate in harmony with your souls. 
  • external drains and pressures that do not come from our true desires 
  • clearing the blocks and barriers to accepting and caring for ourselves at the deepest levels.
  • balance our sensitive nervous systems

 If you answered ‘Yes!’ to any of the following questions, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT or ‘Tapping’) and/or Pranic Healing could assist you. Please ask me how! 

 

Do you?

  • want and need to make a significant change, but fear, guilt or shame is leaving you paralyzed, preventing you from taking that leap?
  • feel bogged down by other people’s expectations, societal pressures, and early conditioning? 
  • are you aware of how many expectations you have of yourself that don’t actually belong to you?
  •  feel like you do not fit into society and the existing paradigms and institutions?
  • is the pace of society too busy and rushed for you and your nervous system?
  • struggle with SHOULDS? And as a result, feel like you are not living a life in alignment with your TRUE self?

 Does any of this leave you feeling frustrated, bored, disillusioned, anxious, angry, depressed, unfulfilled, stuck, etc.? 

 

While avoiding external pressures can feel challenging on many levels, ultimately, this is what I believe:

 

 We (HSP Empaths) are not meant to try and “fit in”; we are meant to SEE and FEEL and BE in the world from OUR unique perspective and soul’s purpose!! 

Emotional Freedom Techniques are especially helpful in supporting HSP Empath healing and empowerment:

Emotional Freedom Techniques (also called EFT, or “Tapping”) is a masterful way to gain clarity and insight. EFT helps remove the energetic and emotional blocks, fears, beliefs, and emotions (such as shame) from the body.

Struggle and/or emotional pain is a block or disruption in our body’s energy system. Our body gives us clues through feelings and sensations about what is happening within us (e.g. a sore stomach, tight chest). Similarly, it tells us how we feel around others and in certain environments. 

In other words, our body tells us when something is not in alignment. With that awareness, we have the power to shift it.

Benefit of an EFT practitioner and Energetic Freedom Coach for HSP/ Empaths:

My goal is to provide a SAFE, compassionate, secure, and non-judgemental space for you to peel back the layers to release what no longer serves you (aka all those SHOULDs).

SHOULDs, HAVE TOs, and other people’s expectations don’t have to hold you back from your passions and stop you from embracing your brilliant, sensitive, and empathic nature.

You CAN live a life in a way that feels TRUE to you….

If you are curious about how EFT can help you care for your HSP Empath nature, I’d love to have a no-pressure chat.

Reach out and schedule your free 15-minute call today or email tamara@sensitivesoulpath.com

Warmly, Tamara