Shame

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

I have observed that shame is often at the root of loneliness and isolation. Loneliness can cause so much suffering. It can even cause premature death. Those who are lonely have a higher risk of heart disease, dementia, and other health issues. To love and be loved is our most basic human need, but shame … Read More

Love Heals

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

The three most important factors in health, vitality, and longevity are feeling listened to, cared for, and supported. Dean Shrock, PhD, author of WHY LOVE HEALS, cites scientific proof that love heals. His research concluded that people live longer when encountering a major illness when they feel listened to, cared for, and supported – all … Read More

It’s time to live!

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

A survival strategy is something you or your body does automatically, in order to survive in a dangerous or unpleasant situation. Your brain is trying to keep you safe and will often automatically go into “fight, flight, or freeze” mode. When we have experienced trauma, we also adopt coping strategies in order to survive. For … Read More

Emotional Healing with Essential Oils – Kalispell, MT

Kari BrowningBlog, Events

Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM MDT Toxic emotions are oftentimes the source of emotional pain, relational difficulties, and physical illness. By releasing toxic emotions, you can experience vibrant health and harmonious relationships. The technique taught to release toxic emotions involves the use of therapeutic-grade essential oils. Topics Covered: How early childhood … Read More

Children of Narcissists

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

There is a difference between narcissistic behavior (which is displayed every now and then) and full-blown narcissism. There are two kinds of narcissistic parents: Parents who see their children as extensions of themselves. They become obsessively involved in the child’s life. They don’t respect boundaries and feel threatened when the child begins to individuate from … Read More

RESPONSE TO TODD WHITE

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

Todd White, a well-known minister, recently put a teaching online of why it is not necessary to get “inner healing.” I’d like to respond. I believe that many in the Church are physically sick (including healing ministers themselves) because they have been taught to repress their emotions. We are told in Proverbs 17:22 that bitterness … Read More

COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS

Kari BrowningBlog, Quantum

Are you familiar with the term “collective consciousness?” There is a collective field of thought/belief that dictates, to some degree, what is possible. For example, people thought it was impossible for a runner to break the four-minute mile. As soon as Roger Bannister did it in 1954, other athletes did the same thing within the … Read More

SPIRITUAL ABUSE

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

I’ve recently read three excellent memoirs of people who left toxic religious cultures. They were from different groups, but the groups had these things in common: Authoritarian Leadership – The leader exercised control over them. They were expected to submit, even if they didn’t agree. Unquestioning obedience was necessary. Shame and Guilt – They were … Read More

Feel Your Emotions

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

Many people repress their emotions. When asked how they are doing, the answer is always “fine.” Some people turn to addictive behavior to help them cope with emotional pain instead of allowing themselves to feel negative emotions and release them in a healthy way. Trapped emotions can manifest in our bodies. Your heart might ache, … Read More

A GOOD APOLOGY

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

You can repair relationships through a good apology. A bad apology is “I’m sorry you feel that way.” What makes a good apology? You need to be specific about what you are sorry for. You need to state a clear “I’m sorry for….” statement. You should state how you understand what you did hurt the … Read More