Heard and Validated

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

We feel invalidated and unheard when we are ignored or judged when we express our emotions. If you want to validate someone and help them in their healing process: Show that you are attentive and present by giving verbal responses and using body language to show you are listening. Focus on listening. Avoid interrupting or … Read More

Emotional Triggers

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

Emotional triggers reveal unhealed wounds. The emotional response can be anger, fear, sadness, etc., or physical symptoms such as nausea, shaking, panic attacks, etc. To heal emotional triggers, it is important to acknowledge them and shift any beliefs that you formed during the initial trauma. It is often helpful to work with a therapist, spiritual … Read More


Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

Learning to love ourselves is key in our healing process. When we’ve been wounded, we often form negative beliefs about ourselves. At the core of every wound is a belief that we’ve accepted about ourselves, such as “I am unworthy of belonging,” “I am unlovable,” or “I am not good enough.” In order to transform … Read More


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


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


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