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Posted by Svetlana Petrov on January 29, 2012 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (1)

There are only 2 emotions that human body can experience: LOVE and Fear. Everything else is a branch out directly or indirectly of those 2.

FEAR has a long and slow vibration to it, so individual living in a fear is limited to a number of antennas available to them

LOVE has a fast and rapid frequency; people living in that frequency have many more potential sites for coating along that genetic pattern.

Our emotions directly affect our structure of DNA which directly shapes our physical world we experience every day.


Posted by Svetlana Petrov on November 9, 2011 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)


It all started 6 years ago when I discovered a round lump under the skin on my breast. I went to a doctor who told me that it was a fatty tissue deposits that could be taken out if I wanted to. Well I did not want to touch it, but kept an eye on it. It has not changed in 6 years except it got hard. Few weeks ago I started using peroxide as a cure for my back problems in my baths, which helped my back tremendously and as a “bonus” I noticed that my bump on my breast became soft, opened up and the fatty deposits started coming out. I was exited until…

I noticed that within 4 days it got infected and I knew I had to act fast. I was scared that if I go to a hospital or a regular doctor I will be forced to take antibiotics, probably numerous tests and possibly an operation, so I went to my holistic Dr. Yakovleva, first she treated me with red and infrared light, low level laser for chronic inflammation together with acupressure to boost my immune system and Reiki. I also called my naturopathic doctor who I was not able to see me right away, but who told me to take 10gramms of salt with a glass of distilled water 3 times a day to prevent the spread of the infection.

Two days later when I came back for another treatment the doctor told me that at this point if the infection spreads to my lymph and my body temperature will go up I have to call the surgeon right away.

In a mean time realizing how serious it can get I was kipping up a high spirited attitude, even though it was hard to do when my close friends and relatives were beating the panic drums and pushing me to go the hospital. Being a Reiki master and a healer myself I knew I had to trust my intuition and my mind to beat the infection.

This is what I did continuously, especially after being overwhelmed by fear:

1. By repeating affirmation: “I am Happy!! I am Happy” I was raising my vibrations. Happy vibrates at the higher frequencies then fear.

2. I pretended that I already beat the decease and in my mind I was jumping up and down singing: “I beat it! I beat it!! I am healthy and I happy!!!”

3. I held my hands over the infected area repeating: “ Harmony and Alignment”

4. This is one of my more advanced healing techniques: In my imagination I take in my hands a silver sphere, hollow inside with a mirror lining. Spin the sphere clockwise. Then I take my situation seeing it in details as is, imagine it unraveling by a thread and moving into the center of the silver sphere until it all being concentrated by the mirror inside into a point and burned.

After my second treatment at Dr. Yakovleva clinic I went to my naturopathic Doctor, that I call simply, Victor, who gave me a shot of unknown to me, substance to stop the infection from spreading. By the time I got home that night I found mucus leaking out of my infected area, which was a size of 1.5” square. At this point I knew I was on my way to recovery, the worst was over. On the third visit to Dr.Yakovleva, she treated me with a lazier wound healing, together with acupressure. That evening, just few hours later I could see my wound drying up and shrinking right in front of my eyes.


Breathing Techniques:

Posted by Svetlana Petrov on November 7, 2011 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Conscious breathing promotes intellect, serenity and health of mind and body. There are various breathing exercises you can learn, but my favorite is the: “Breath Awareness “ by Leonard Orr: Continuous breathing with 4 short breaths followed by one long, minimum of 20 breaths done daily will teach your body a deeper healthier breathing hobbits.

It does not matter which breathing technique you will find as long as its deep, conscious and continuous, no posing between breathing in and out.

The Importance of the Conscious Breathing

Posted by Svetlana Petrov on November 7, 2011 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (6)

There is a direct correlation between our breath and the way we live. If your breath is deep, full relax flowing and connected our life will be the same: deep, full, relaxed, flowing and connected. On the opposite if the breath is shallow, partial, tense, constricted and disconnected-jerky; our life will be the same.

Over 80% of people breathe with only 30% capacity, no wonder we struggle thru life, we are barely alive. Even thought the constricted breathing is considered “normal” it is not natural – it is conditioned. This type of breath is caused by suppressing our feelings from early childhood. For example: You as a child start to cry for whatever reason and there come s your parents, teachers, other saying: “Stop that crying, behave like a man! Or: Stop it, people are looking at you!” and what do you do? You struggle to suppress your cry by suppressing your breath.

And yet it’s simple to change that because our body knows how to breathe.

Negative Thought Pattern and Word Power

Posted by Svetlana Petrov on November 7, 2011 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Acknowledging your negative thought patterns and changing them into positive is the most challenging but rewarding thing you can do for your health. But be careful how you do it because, our subconscious mind does not recognize little word as no and not, so if you say:”I am not angry”, our subconscious reacts to:”I am Angry”, so your mussels tighten, blood is rushing to your face and the hart is pumping fast causing your blood pressure to rise.

Here are some of my examples of turning negative thoughts into positive, but you are welcome to come up with your own.

Depress, Depression – I am in a deep rest.

Discomfort – not comfortable

Painful – not pleasant

Anger – Excitement and Passion

Fear – Appreciation and Gratitude for Life

Hurt – Feeling not so sunny

Frustration – Feeling mixed up, Determination

Conscious choice invites a wider range of possibilities, allowing for well-being.

When you are meditating on words such as: Happy, Certainty, Presence, Capable, Gracious and Grateful with feelings and emotions you bring those experiences into your life.

Being Present

Posted by Svetlana Petrov on November 7, 2011 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Yesterday is history,

Tomorrow is a mystery,

but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.

We only exist in now, but most of us hold no attention in a present moment. The present is all there is. You can plan for future events using information gathered from the past, but the decisions become conscious choices made in this present moment. While the future is an opportunity waiting to be fashioned, it is in this NOW moment that choices are made reaction is replaced by choice, providing flexibility and new possibilities. With choice you have an opportunity to observe, and to experience and choose without judgment, right or wrong, good or bad, or the fear of being punished. Making conscious choice gives you the opportunity to make mistakes and then correct the situation without blame or guilt.

Living Consciously.

Posted by Svetlana Petrov on November 7, 2011 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Have you been wondering why we experience same situations throughout all our lives?

Have you been in a bad relationship hoping that next one will be different, but instead the worst part repeats itself.

May be you had one job where you did not get along with your boss, changed the jobs just to find out that the next boss is just like the previous one. Or maybe every company you worked for went bankrupt.

The problem is our subconscious mind that acts like a computer, whatever program was put in there will repeat itself until it is realized and changed by our conscious mind. Our subconscious mind does not understand words like no or not. So if you say “Please do not let me experience this situation again.” Your subconscious will ignore word “not” and you will be faced with the same problem over and over again, may be just in a different size, shape or form. According to Laws of Attraction dwelling on your past creates a time loop that repeats the experiences of the past into the future.

By living consciously every moment is the only way we can change the loop. That means being aware of your thoughts, intentions and emotions. Our thoughts are electrical and the emotions are magnetic put two and two together and you attract what you ask for.

On the top of that our subconscious is programmed to react, as it is used to react to familiar situations. It was programmed by your life experiences, your parents, school and so on. Realizing your reaction patterns and correcting them consciously invites a wider range of possibilities allowing for well being and happiness. The past simply becomes a neutral experience, or just a historic event for reference. Yesterday’s pain has no bearing on tomorrow. The information, knowledge and wisdom gained from the past assist us in making better decisions about our current and future well-being.

Meditation for Stress Management

Posted by Svetlana Petrov on November 7, 2011 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

When practicing meditation, your heart rate and breathing slows down; your blood pressure normalizes, you use oxygen more efficiently, and you sweat less, your mind ages at a slower rate, and your immune functions improves. Your mind also clears and your creativity increases.

-Your adrenal glands produce less cortisol (cortisol increases blood sugar, suppresses the immune system, and decreases bone formation)

-Meditation increases serotonin production which influences mood and behavior. Low levels of serotonin are associated with depression, obesity, insomnia and headaches.

- Research has revealed that meditation increases activity of 'natural-killer cells', which kill bacteria and cancer cells and enhances the immune system.

-Meditation can help to resolve most neurological issues, fears and anxieties.

-Meditation restores the body to a calm state, helping the body to repair itself, and preventing new damage due to the physical effects of stress.

Yoga and meditation work wonders for improving our coping skills.

People who meditate regularly find it easier to give up life-damaging habits like smoking, drinking and drugs.

Contact me at [email protected] for a Private Sessions (30 min to 1hr) are done by phone at your convenience.

We will discuss the cause of your stress together. We will practice breathing techniques and find the best type of meditation for you to relive you of following problems: stress, insomnia, fears, anxieties and bad habits.

Benefits can be felt in just one session.


Posted by Svetlana Petrov on November 7, 2011 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Whether you like it or not, but stress is necessary for life, without it you would be dead. You need stress for creativity, learning, personal evolution and every day survival. Stress is harmful when it becomes overwhelming and constant. Small-scale challenges can wear you down and cause severe physical damage to every part of the body. Chronic stress can lead to fatality.

Often, stress is self-generated. This can happen when we worry about things that are out of our control, dwell on the negatives, criticize ourselves, imagine the worst, hold ourselves and others to unrealistic standards or take on too many responsibilities. Internal stress is one of the most important kinds of stress to recognize and manage. When you are aware of stress and take control over it you are less likely to get overwhelmed.

Internally, we respond to stress in the same: our blood pressure rises, our heart pumps faster, and our muscles constrict. Our bodies work hard under stress and drain our immune system. Externally, however, people tend to respond to stress in three different ways: some become angry and agitated, others space out or withdraw, and some people just freeze up.

Unhealthy ways of coping with stress are: smoking, drinking, mindless sex, zoning out for hours in front of the TV or computer, procrastinating, angry outbursts, violence. These coping strategies may temporarily reduce stress, but they cause more damage in the long run.

The best part of quick stress relief is the awareness that you have control over your surroundings. Identifying the source of the stress allows us to work on reducing and redirecting the energy into more positive and balanced state of being.


Talking to someone who listens is a rapid stress reducer.

Talking about your stress with a calm and balanced listener will make you feel better instantly. Although it’s not always realistic to unload your problems to a close friend or a relative in American society, there is always a hired help available as in a psychologist or a much cheaper way is working with stress managing consultant is ultimately good for your mental health. Between a good listener and other stress relief techniques, listed below, you’ll have all your bases covered.

Contact me at [email protected] for private Stress Management sessions (30 min to 1hr) are done by phone at your convenience.


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