Every person has a physical body surrounded by a cloud of energy: the aura. This human aura is an energy field that is built up in layers, just like an onion. Every layer has its own theme which reflects what happens in our body. For instance, the second layer contains our emotions, the third one our thoughts, the fourth is active while we sleep and the fifth contains the blueprint of our body. You can read more about this in my previous post about the aura.
All day long, all kinds of things are happening in your body and the energy in your aura changes accordingly because it’s a dynamic cloud. But sometimes this energy blocks. It simply stops flowing as a result of an experience you’ve found hard to digest, often even without realizing it. Normally your body’s Self-Healing Mechanism can solve this problem on its own. It knows perfectly when, where and which building blocks to supply and what left over material to drain. The problem is that when the energy stops flowing, the solution can no longer be transported through your body to where it’s needed. And then you need some outside help.
How Healers Work
If you choose to seek professional help for your aura, it may seem difficult to select the right healer. Each one has his own approach and way of working. Yet the basics are the same: energetic healers work with the energy in your aura. They usually move their hands inside your aura to feel whether it flows or not. When it doesn’t, they can recognize the blockages, translate the blocked energy into words and tell you what went wrong. This translation helps you to understand on a mental level what has happened and what you can do about it to prevent it from happening again. If you know what you did wrong the first time, you may choose to do differently the next.
By moving their hands the healers will make sure that the blockage is transformed. They remove it, restore missing parts or replace what used to be a knot with new energy. On occasion they will energetically operate on an organ that doesn’t function as it should like a surgeon.
When they are doing their healing work it seems like they are working in thin air. Sometimes it looks like they are washing the lettuce, and that they are fishing, leaf by leaf, all parts ‘from the sink’. Other times, there is a granular substance that they need to smooth out and level. They ‘stir the porridge’ until it is completely liquid without any granules and the energy is able to flow freely through your aura again.
To the healer a blockage may feel like grit, or like tissue floating under water, or like porridge in his hands. It can vary.
The Difference between a Healer and a Medium
Unlike a healer, a medium doesn’t necessarily use his hands to restore the energy in your aura. A medium is mainly focussed on reading the energy and the bumps in it, extracting the information from it and translating it into words so he can tell you exactly what has happened in the past. He explains why you react as you do in the present and what can be done about it. Sometimes he can even predict future events because they too can be part of the aura, in another layer.
But where the healer heals the blockage, the medium only describes the information. So if you need to be healed, you will probably want to choose to see a healer whereas if you only need information, you can choose to go to a medium. And sometimes that is just what you need, because when it is originally a mental problem and you understand the cause of it, you can solve it by yourself.
My way of working
I work as a Healing Medium. I realized that I combined the different types of work and just called it eclectic. I scan your aura, looking for blockages and when I’ve found them I read and heal them so your own body can do the rest of the healing itself from then on. I give you the information and sometimes I put in new information: in collaboration with your Soul I rewrite some scripts or restricting beliefs.
In fact I am a mere ‘Blockage Healing Medium’, because you do the actual healing yourself. And during my healing sessions, I often get help and information from my team of advisers: my guides, the client’s guides, angels, and sometimes from past loved ones of my client. They come in when they are needed and are a big support with difficult cases. (I will elaborate in a later blog).
Shifting the Paradigm: From 7 to 21 Layers of the Aura
For a decade I worked in the 7 layers of the aura we were aware of. But in recent years I discovered that more layers exist – there are at least 21! And I enthusiastically investigated them thoroughly. My background in engineering came in handy and I analysed a lot of data that I had collected during the years in which I had helped people heal. I knew that there was a system behind the first 7, so I assumed there must be one in the other layers as well. I wanted to understand how it worked and so I dove into a new world.
I am – to my knowledge – the first to discover these 21 layers and work in them. And I really enjoy talking about them, and sharing and spreading this newly found information so everyone can have access to it.
For me it works like this: when I understand the reason why things happen, I sometimes find it easier to go with the flow, instead of offering resistance. And of course I know that I should go with the flow but since I am human, I sometimes can’t and then it helps me if I can look at the bigger picture. Not looking at it from a humanly, earthly point of view but looking at it with Soul Perspective. If you get an impression of why you, as a Soul, might have chosen this path in life, it isn’t hard to stay on this road. Therefore I happily share my findings so we can all move ahead in life a bit easier.
Sharing the 21 Layers of the Soul
I felt an enormous urge to write a book about these 21 layers. I always love to share the things I discover with as many people as possible – provided that they are interested – and it is one of my life goals to make the information accessible to everyone who needs it. The 21 layers help you to understand why certain events take place. They give a new perspective on life and relationships, and therefore make life easier to comprehend.
That’s why I like to blog about it. And that’s also the reason why my originally Dutch book is now translated into English and will be published later this year. The book is called 21 Layers of the Soul: Healing the Karmic Ties with Friends, Lovers, Family and Enemies.
So if you want to learn more about these fascinating layers, their contents and their effects on your health, life and relationships, please read my upcoming blogs and book. 21 Layers of the Soul is out now.
ANNEMIEK DOUW, MSc is a management coach, energetic therapist, lightworker, medium, trainer and author. Coming from an unlikely background in engineering, Annemiek has always been interested in how people think and grow at a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level. In her work within the government and business sectors, she began to see how illness comes into people’s lives, often making it unpredictable and seemingly out of control. This influenced her to start exploring bioenergetics and other alternative therapies, eventually leading her to complete a 3-year course at the Natural Medicine Academy South-Netherlands to become a paranormal therapist. In 1998 she dedicated herself to this work full-time. She later fell ill herself for an extended period of time, which allowed her to gain first-hand insight into the human experience of illness, and to learn how the soul is an internal compass that continuously guides. Probing more deeply into how this compass works, Annemiek discovered 21 layers of the soul that influence our ability to grow and to heal in our bodies, minds and relationships. This discovery became the foundation of her unique healing style, and today Annemiek helps clients heal at many levels, and teaches them how to read this compass for themselves. Wanting to share this unprecedented work with a wider audience, she published the Dutch language book De ziel in het licht van haar hogere auralagen in 2011. The English translation of this book is coming in autumn 2013, under the title 21 Layers of the Soul: Healing the Karmic Ties with Friends, Lovers, Family and Enemies.