Announcing a NEW Webpage Look! And a NEW Testimonial Update!

Greetings!

I apologize for the technical difficulties with the last "Testimonial Update" that I posted from Tammie Crayne. The post has been updated and reloaded, so your email link to this post should work now. If not, you can still go into www.dianehill.net and view the new post there and SEE our new Webpage Look!

We have a new header for the webpage and we have added a new ON-LINE STORE! So just click on the "STORE" tab found on the website menu just below the header and your click will take you into the STORE! Right now, the only publications available are related to the Ethnostress articles and my book, The Power Within People.

As time progresses, we will be uploading a new book drawn from my earlier thesis work related to Wholistic learning/teaching models based on Aboriginal cultural philosophy and practice. Also, I’m engaged in some chats with internet technicians about uploading webinars on my work. So perhaps one day, I can teach you and still trigger some wave movement in you by simply using video-based material and the internet!

Amazing, eh? But for now, enjoy our NEW LOOK and our NEW STORE!

Staying Connected to the Body, Remaining Present & Breathing Really Works!

Greetings to ALL!

In one my earlier posts, I shared how one of the ladies who took part in one of the WEL-Systems®-based experiences that I conduct in Quantum Energy Integration healed her own eyes (her detached retina re-attached and her eye infection cleared). Well, a week ago, she sent me an update on how she was doing and this is a summary of what she shared with me and I am to share with all of you!

Dear Diane, 
 
Since healing my eyesight back in November, 2011, I have continued to practice staying in my body, living in the present moment and engaging in mindful breathing. Today, I have been able to retain over 90% of my vision in my eyes (when the doctors told me that I would likely lose my vision) and they are stable.  In 2012, I was able to reclaim my true identity as a Native person and in doing so, I was not only able to secure a job on the Six Nations reserve, but I was provided with opportunities to learn my culture and language while I was working there!  As a result, I have never been happier!   
 
Then, in 2013, a lot of deaths were happening in the community and it affected the people in my place of employment.  Then, organizational issues started to surface that directly impacted my job and when my supervisor died of cancer in the new year, I was called in to meetings to explain how the agency budgets had gotten out hand.  Early on after I had taken the job, I discovered that there were financial issues at the agency and I quickly realized that I had inherited them when I took the job.  But because I was so excited to be working in the community and to have the opportunity to learn both my culture and language, I stayed in the job to try and help resolve some of the agency’s issues.  
 
As it turned out, I was let go along with some of the other staff due to agency budget restrictions earlier this year. At first, I was very sad and hurt by this action as I wanted to stay on with my work there.  However, from the meetings I attended, I did know what was coming.  But this is the most amazing thing that happened as a result of what I was calling a bad experience! 
 
Over the few difficult months that decisions were being made at my work, I kept hearing my twin daughters’ favourite song from the movie, Frozen. The song used to drive me crazy because the girls played it so often and then one day, I decided to sit down and really listen to it!  The strongest words were, “Let it Go!”   
 
Once I started to really listen to that song, I realized that I had to do just that and stop holding on to the things that had happened and were happening at work and to let things happen in the way that the universe intended.  So, 3 weeks after I left my job, my gastric by-pass surgery was scheduled and I had major surgery.  The doctor said I would be in a lot of pain, but I refused to accept that and just kept on being present to the moment and my body and kept mindfully breathing!  As a result of the practices that I learned in Quantum healing, I was able to heal myself in record time and with little pain so I only took the pain meds for the 2 days while I was in hospital.  I started walking earlier than expected and drinking more solid liquids sooner.  When I was not walking or sleeping, I spent my time in meditation and focusing on my breathing and simply letting the field heal me.  Instead of being upset that I no longer had a job, I found that I enjoyed being home with the twins this past summer.  I was able to relax and to engage in activities with them that I had not been able to do in a very long time due to the extra weight I carried. We all love to swim, so that’s what we did a lot of this past summer!  
 
Today, I can walk up to 30 minutes each day and I can swim up to 45 minutes at a time.  I have lost over 60 lbs since June and I can keep up with the twins no problem.  I even coached one of their soccer games when none of the other parents would step up.  
 
As for a job, well, I’m now fully self-employed!  When the twins went back to school, I started to develop my own home-based accounting and bookkeeping business!  The calls are coming in now on a weekly basis and I’m surprised by the number of people who are asking me to prepare their books, complete their income tax returns and do their payroll!  I live in an ABUNDANT world!
 
I still take time out to meditate and to breathe!  I give thanks for the many blessings that come my way!  I am my own boss!  And I am very happy, Diane that you taught me about the quantum healing process!  I am no longer afraid to stand up for myself and I know that I don’t need to look for acceptance from anyone!  I am learning to love and to accept myself unconditionally! 
 
Please share my story with others so that they may be inspired to keep going with their teachings! 
 
Nyaweh, Tammie 
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THANKS SO MUCH, Tammie for your update!  You’ve been my bookkeeper since June, 2011 and I knew you could easily operate your own business from home!  I could SEE YOU, but what’s more important is that you can finally SEE YourSELF!  Congratulations on your choice to fly on your own! What started as a scarey job loss, turned out to be a great BLESSING in disguise!  So, remember….ALL unfolds exactly as it should!   

 

My R.E.A.L. School Leadership Program for Youth…..

has been taking up all of my time this past summer and so I’ve been out of touch! It’s all good though….just that I’ve been so busy throughout the summer months that I haven’t been able to post anything until now! So for now, please enjoy our latest photos from the R.E.A.L. School Christian Island (July) and Oneida of the Thames Programs – 15+ years and up (August)! And check out the latest videos on our REAL School Leadership Channel at YouTube.com and of course, the new video that’s posted on our www.getrealschool.com webpage. And sorry, that we didn’t get a group shot of the Oneida Youth – Ages 9-14 who took a one week R.E.A.L. school Introductory Program from August 11-15th. I will have to search my photo files and see what I can come up with! But for now, enjoy these!

Some of you are likely the parents of these fine young people! So, thanks for your referrals and support of our program! I also put in a picture of myself that a friend took and sent me after we finished up all of the programs on Friday, August 29th! Hope you like it!

How Taking a Journey with my Mom helped me to Discover more of ME and my Personal Truth…..

In April, 2014, Joanne Keeshig wrote to me via email and shared her reflections on the life experience that showed up for her earlier in the year. Her letter is a very poignant example of how our life experiences present “for a reason”. She has given me permission to share her experience and reflections with all of you.

Aanii Diane,

I am writing to you from the hospital where I have been for the past week looking after my mom. She is palliative. I’ve been up here at Cape since early in January.

I ended 2013 and started 2014 saying this is my year. The year to do what I need and want for me; why then am I here looking after someone else? Not that I would choose to be anywhere else at this time. However, reflecting back to the transition from 2013 to 2014 and remembering what I said, causes me to say ‘hey wait a sec’. And as I remembered this and reflected, I recognized that there is unfinished business or rather culturally conditioned values, beliefs and attitudes that I need to become aware of within me as a result of my experiences with my family system. I realized that I needed to be aware where my body resonates and then breathe and acknowledge whatever it is so I can l move forward.

In the time that I’ve been here at Cape, I’ve answered a question that you asked me during the Level 2 program at Christian Island. You asked, “What do you enjoy? What brings you joy?” Well, I learned that I like to work with my hands. Since I’ve been here, I have been knitting and crocheting. I’ve even made bread. So in finally acknowledging this and being honest with myself, even tho, I like the money at the school board not to mention the pension and benefits, I am not completely happy there. I am still doing what I think other people would like me to do and not what I want to do.

What I want to do is to work for myself using my hands and to do what I enjoy and what I am good at. It seems I have always felt I had to choose one or the other but never both. And because I am not formally trained or have the work experience in the area of healing and wellness, I continue to go to the default program and work at teaching or safe jobs. So I realize I have been lacking self-confidence in a gift I know I have and in doing things I am good at and do well.

About a week ago, I was in Toronto to see to my apartment. While there and taking a shower, I heard a thought that said, "Just put what you can do on a business card". So following that thought, I contacted the girl who wanted to market me when she was supply teaching at the Headstart. She’s sending me a package soon. And I did do a business card and started to flesh out a business plan. It took the whole day on Tuesday to make the cards complete with logo and list of services.

I was intending to stay longer in the city to take care of my apartment but things with mom got intense and she was taken to the hospital. So I rushed back to mom. I have been here since staying in her room and being there to reassure her. She has lots of anxiety and this drives her intensity. Anyway it seemed that once I acknowledged my gift of working with my hands everything felt so natural! To top it off, a junk email I received on the first morning of being at the hospital with my mom had in its subject line "Helena, You are a healer" (my legal first name is Helena). I took this as an affirmation. So now I am contemplating a move which will allow me to manifest my business. And there was something else, a nurse mentioned to me that she is 51 and that nursing is a new career for her.

Since I’ve been here at the hospital with my mom, keeping her company and helping in her care, I’ve been wondering where everyone else is, my sibs mostly. Now I figure the time has been just for me and mom. I have had some real special moments with mom. And as my friend said to me, "I am here holding the space for my mom.” I am enabling her to put her bundle together as she prepares for her transition back to the Spirit. But for sure, this situation is creating within me an awareness of issues within our family system and its dynamics. I know I am learning lots and will be a different person because of it. I know my younger sister is reflecting back to me, my need to claim my personal power and to speak my truth. My challenge is how to do it with a kind firmness while keeping everyone or whoever intact, without hurting them in the process.

What am I learning in this time with my mom as I watch her struggle with pain and discomfort? I am learning about love. Every time I look at her, I see a most beautiful woman and I realize she is a reflection of the love I want in my life. For the first real time, I feel love. And I know this experience is changing me and pushing me to my fullest potential.

Originally as I began this letter, it was to say, “Hey help me figure this out, cause I’m not sure.” What it’s turning into is me recognizing and acknowledging myself; an acceptance of me for me.

It’s 4 a.m. and mom is resting comfortably for the first time in a long time. Up until now, she has been in a lot of pain and anxiety. At 8:30 a.m. this morning we are, as a family, meeting with the doctor to discuss what the options are as far as medications are concerned. There is no wiggle room as she has very fragile kidney function and the kind of meds needed to keep her comfortable will compromise what function is left. And once her kidneys are gone, then we’ll have about a week before she leaves.

So, Miigwech Diane for giving me the tools I needed and for helping me to prepare for this time in my life. Jo

Early this morning on Sunday, June 1, 2014, Joanne’s mother passed away. Jo wrote this Facebook message and then texted me to let me know….

Thinking of my mom. I am so proud of her to have completed her life’s journey with such dignity and grace. I am so honoured to have been part of her journey, to have sat with her, cared for her, spending long nights in the hospital. That she would allow me to hold her in times of anxiety and fearfulness. There wasn’t anything that I wouldn’t do for this most extraordinary woman, this Ogitchidaa Kwe, this doorway through which generations of life have poured forth. Miigwech Mom, Baamaanpii kowaabmigo

Thanks Jo for sharing and for being who you are! Sending you love, light and huge hugs to wrap you in warmth and kindness! Diane

Sharing A Powerful Experience with A Powerful Outcome!

The following testimonial was sent to me on April 26, 2014 by Amanda Bird via text message. She has given me her full permission (her name and all) to share with all of you. It demonstrates the powerful capacity of the body to change our lives!

"I just had one of the worst dreams of my life. It was very violent in all the ways that people can be violent. I was being abused, watching abuse, and giving abuse. I saw a few people in my life today behaving as tho’ this was no big deal. They were talking to me with a matter of fact attitude which did not match the circumstances in the dream. It was extremely disturbing….I woke up breathing like you taught us, before I was even fully awake my body was breathing and processing.

I have been working on what we talked about the other day and lots of energies have been moving. I’ve gone thru some big energy movement on all chakra centres and just kept telling myself to stay with me and not to give up on me and to keep breathing and keep expressing. What came to me once I really woke up was all the reflections (back to me) I did not see from those who are closest to me. I saw myself as a child and thru all of the stages of my life…the words that came were….the words related to what was passed on to me. Life has either been shoved in my hand or ripped out of my hand and so I carried that have been living the same way without being able to see me until now. I saw me and I saw my innocence. I was able to separate myself from my life traumas and see that it was just a "thing" (energy) that I have been carrying. This is energy that I don’t need to understand, but to just let go of. I realized that I have been either forcing life in or out, rarely accepting it with peace and love and rarely giving it with peace and love. This is a very big realization but I finally saw it!

Yaw:ko for your work! I am grateful that you do what you do and have shared with me and so many people. I have finally understood from an energy level about all of this! Mentally, I’ve known for awhile, suddenly my job, my relationships, and my self came clearer….and I could see what was underneath them. I saw my "MIND" and the dysfunctions it holds on to.

Everyday I have been meditating and practicing opening up to the universe. I have been learning to let go of the tug of war with life! In doing this, I have been finding my inner power and inner strength and love that is all connected to the universe and runs smooth and easy and in peace. Today, I cried tears of happiness because the vision that came thru my meditation was of myself as a spiritual teachers which is aligned with my name, kunalunkwastla-compassion. It felt amazing to me. I saw how that fits into everything that I do and everything that I AM. This is what I have learned from you….to accept myself, stay with myself and to pay attention to the signal. Yaw:ko Diane! This is the best healing work that I’ve done so far and the most peaceful kind I must add!"

And then again on May 2, 2014, Amanda texted me yet again:

Over the past few days, I’ve been able to see ego….Edging God Out! Also to see why I chose the parents I did and the experiences I chose to have thru this life-time. What a compassionate spirit I am to have been so brave enough to choose all that I have been through! Today, I saw the separation between the light that I AM & what we know as personality, from the level of the self-conditioned self. If we are unable to let go of the labels of personality and the things we think we are (and should be), then we can’t be the "I AM". The I AM that I AM is not tied down! I am always evolving….I’m beaming Diane and right now, I feel unburdened by all of the stories that the ego tells me! Now that’s an incredible place to stand! I don’t have all the answers and I don’t know what’s coming next and I’m not trying to get anywhere! This feels just wonderful! Man o’ man, have I been moving!

Amanda…I’m so happy that you have recognized what it means to be free of the ego! Your internal shifting and recognition of the "I AM" that "You ARE" just keeps on getting better and better! I am very moved by the growth of your consciousness and your freedom from the stories of your past that the ego loves to tell you!

The journey thru life for those of us who choose this path does keep getting better as we open and evolve ourselves spiritually. New opportunities will and do present themselves to us. We don’t always need to know where we are going or how we’re going to get there! But, Amanda, you will remember that in our conversation you did ask for more. I believe that this experience….(that you have shared with me and now with the others who will receive this post)…IS MORE!

And as you know, there will continue to be more and more coming your way as you continue to open, to unfold yourself and to move out into the world feeling safe, peaceful and protected! There is much abundance in the world and now that you are free from the stories that the ego tells you, I know that you will be able to see the abundance in all of its forms and to see more of what has been waiting for you! Yours is a powerful experience with a powerful outcome! Thanks for sharing! Diane