“You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce” ~ Tony Gaskin
Consent to serve. How we show up for the people in our lives is part of how we gain self-esteem. Sometimes we want to help because we love our people and this is a way to show them. Sometimes we want to help because people expect it of us. Sometimes we want to help because it is just what we do…even if we don’t really want to help every time we are asked. Our yes is a knee-jerk response. We don’t even give it enough thought to know how we feel when we say yes, we just say yes and show up to serve. But do we really consent?
I encourage everyone to take a slow breath before responding when someone asks you for help. Let that breath be your trigger to digest the request and see how you really feel before providing your consent. Then respond with what your heart, mind, and body feels is the right response. Trust from your people and trust in yourself comes when your behavior is in alignment with your needs, wants, and feelings. No is a complete sentence. Let your yes be as precious as you are.
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Laura Rowe is an intuitive energy healer. Living in Portland, Oregon, Laura founded The Vital Spirit, an entity that seeks to be an instrument in the ongoing shift in human consciousness. Laura works with adults who identify as highly sensitive persons or empaths and are committed to learning about who they are and how they want to express themselves in this world. She helps these individuals clear energetic blocks, release limiting beliefs, thrive in their business/careers and navigate interpersonal relationships so they can live life to the fullest.
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“Laura’s empathic abilities are amazing! Combine them with her amazing way of supporting people in their business and you have a winning combination! Whether working on my mind/body/spirit or business I highly recommend her to get your business going, find that new direction, or refresh what you are doing. You could spend months at a counselor talking about what you want to change or get to the heart of it by quickly shifting blocks that have been holding you back. Your life and your business will be abundant!”
~ Regenia, 42, Acupuncturist, Portland, Oregon
“Laura has helped move my life in a positive direction. She has an amazing gift to zero in on the places where you are stuck and help bring about transformational shifts. Working with her has helped not only my growth but the growth of my relationship. She has helped open the door to more meaning, love and trust in my relationship. I highly recommend Laura!”
~ Alicia, 38, Portland, Oregon
“Laura has a combination of universal gifts that aren’t easy to find in one person. I have never met anyone like her. She is a gifted healer, intuitive, and is also an amazing study of business operations. She uses both this intuition and practical knowledge in one fluid motion to move your personal and business goals in ways that are simply incredible. At the core of my success has been Laura’s counsel and guidance. If you work in a creative or wellness field – particularly if you are self-employed or working to make a go of it – meet Laura!”
~ Angela, 40, Interior Designer, Portland, Oregon
“I came to Laura wanting to move some things out of my life. Particularly old habit patterns that I have held on to for a good while. With her assistance, patience, compassion, and technique I can say I end every session with joyful laughter! Laura helps me move closer to my true self! Thank you!”
~ Kevin, 32, Marketing Professional, San Francisco, California
“Laura Rowe is truly a gifted healer. Her session with me was so relaxing and she was able to answer my personal questions about my health and life. Her input from her guides was so helpful in establishing a base for me to work from going forward, that I can’t wait for the next session.”
~ Mike, 60, Mortgage Broker, Hillsboro,Oregon
“I felt disconnected and kind of irritable before the session. I have a hard time calming my brain and meditating but during my sessions with Laura I am able to relax and quiet the tapes and thoughts running through my head. I was very relaxed and comfortable. After the session, I felt more integrated in my thoughts and emotions. Almost like when I do spring cleaning and scrub space in our home, and after I have more energy and clarity, it was like that. I find these sessions valuable because I noticed I felt more connected with myself and my family.”
~ Kathleen, 44, Human Resources Professional, Portland, Oregon
“I felt a real shift after my first appointment with Laura… the emotional stress I was feeling was reduced and after a few more weekly visits I can say that she has provided a nice boost to my psychological/spiritual development. I recommend Laura for anyone seeking a bit of acceleration along their path to wholeness.”
~ Rusty, 41, Acupuncturist, Reno, Nevada