I knew this approach was the missing link for me.
Last February, I entered the graduate level intensive called The Compassionate Inquiry Training Program for Practitioners. While I'm in the process of becoming certified, I am able to offer this life-changing healing method for free. Let me tell you about what CI healing sessions are, and what to expect from them. For more detailed information, scroll down to my September Newsletter below.
Compassionate Inquiry helps us unlock and break free from unconscious limiting beliefs. These beliefs are usually blocking us from creating what we need, despite our best efforts and attempts at living consciously.
How does it work? It's Somatic Healing/ Somatic Experiencing, i.e. informed by what's happening in the body. We identify your healing intention. Then, we explore your 'felt-sense', what's happening in your body, to guide us. We tune into your physical and emotional experience, which leads us to your unconscious limiting beliefs.
When we become aware of these limiting beliefs and release them on a cellular level, we can actually FEEL well again, not just conceptualize it. We can understand and have compassion for our coping mechanisms, negative emotional states, relationship triggers, addictions, and illnesses. We can release our pain physically and emotionally. Now we can experience our wholeness, innocence, worth, well-being, vitality, and connection to our internal guidance. We can bring our original healing intention to life.
If this resonates with you I encourage you to book a session and try it out. We go at your pace, and it can be an opportunity to have some loving attention towards whatever your main concerns are right now. Also, if you know someone who could benefit from a Compassionate Inquiry Session, please pass it on. Thank you!
To learn more or book a session, contact me here or email me at Erin@MudToMajesty.com
I am sending you all my prayers, blessings, and love. <3
Hello Dear Ones,
I am with you. I hope you are well. I know, sometimes it seems life does not play nice, or fair. it can be damn hard. So much trouble is happening right now on this planet, it can be scary as #@^%!*. Add being sensitive, empathic, and having desire for a conscious life… and you are a brave and remarkable soul.
Right now I have friends and family in the direct path of a hurricane. I am holding them in my heart. I feel too far away but in prayer. I’m living in an affordable housing crisis in Maine that is affecting so many of us. I’m watching it seem increasingly difficult on the earth plane to find our hearts, yet follow them! And I am needing extra patience to let my body fully heal, after a journey of my own.
But I am also present to my faith, my faith in the healing process, and my faith in those of us who come back to faith, even when we give up, come back, give up and come back again! Last night I was speaking to a new friend who is in school with me for Compassionate Inquiry for Practitioners. Her healing journey has been out of this world. And what touched me most was her steadfast humility in it all. She kept showing up. We do actually get there, (to a place of true peace and wellbeing) if we take the steps. And it is one step at a time. We walk in the dark with our hearts pulling towards the light. We ALL have an inner healer who pulls, who calls, who will not give up on us, even when we give up on ourselves. It is hard, it is endless, and then eventually, (mostly not through a single strike of lightning,) we simply can’t remember the last time a hurricane tormented us on the inside - in our minds- our bodies- our emotions- in our soul. Instead, we feel well. It’s not perfect, it’s not over. But it’s steady. It’s gentler now. We feel ourselves. We know ourselves.
My two sense is don’t give up. Even if you do, or want to give up, get up again. Uhm, I’ve been there. it’s like me throwing a boomerang off a cliff and having it come back to knock me on my ass. To my senses. Keep going. Believe you can heal.
Ask Spirit, ‘help me believe I can heal, help me believe I am getting somewhere, show me you’re with me. Make it undeniably clear and obvious.’ Whatever it takes. Spirit will open what your protective self may’ve unconsciously tried to keep tightly closed. Spirit can help you receive some medicine and comfort. And I am here with you in solidarity. I committed to healing, I signed THAT contract. I believe I can heal. And the winds may have their way with me because I asked for this, HAHA! But small miracles happen everyday, for myself, and the others I find walking with me. We are not alone as we stumble in the dark. We are in good company.
So now for the important question, what’s up with the sword? If you know me, you KNOW how I feel about Archangel Michael and his sword of truth. Because love can be fierce, love can be non-negotiable, and we all deserve the protection and grace of love’s true strength. I am praying that you may feel protected and held in whatever way works for you, whatever way YOU need most. Be it Mikey, the woods, playtime, your bestie, some time OFF, that annoying PULL in you that will not let you disappear ;-). Your inner guide. Magic. Good people doing good things every day. Your pet. Your children. Your capacity to love despite all odds….
I trust your soul. I trust your human. I trust where your path going. I trust where your heart wants to take you. Let it. Ask for the support to let your heart lead you. <3
ALL MY LOVE,
Erin, Your Loyal Knight
SPECIAL FALL OFFER
This Fall, I am offering Free Compassionate Inquiry Sessions as part of my certification process. If you’ve been interested in Somatic Healing, or to have some healing TLC time to receive, please accept my offer. It is my honor to meet and work with you. Email me at Erin@MudtoMajesty.com or through my contact page.
What Is Compassionate Inquiry®?
Compassionate Inquiry® is a psychotherapeutic approach developed by Dr. Gabor Maté that reveals what lies beneath the appearance we present to the world.
Using Compassionate Inquiry, both the individual and practitioner unveil the level of consciousness, mental climate, hidden assumptions, implicit memories and body states that form the real message that words both express and conceal.
Through Compassionate Inquiry, the client can recognize the unconscious dynamics that run their lives and how to liberate themselves from them.
“The purpose of Compassionate Inquiry is to drill down to the core stories people tell themselves – to get them to see what story they are telling themselves unconsciously; what those beliefs are, where they came from; and guide them to the possibility of letting go of those stories, or letting go of the hold those stories have on them …. That’s what Compassionate Inquiry is.”
~ Dr. Gabor Maté
Book a Free Somatic Healing Session with me! Why? Because you deserve to receive, and ‘your time’ is when you take it. Plus, toughening up or just pushing through is a rough way to relate to yourself. Healing can be hard but it can also be, well, HEALING! Going it alone is not only overrated, it may be impossible. That’s my experience, anyways. I would not be here without an entire tribe who have loved me every step along the way. I want to give back and help you on your healing journey too. We all deserve healing attention and healing space.
CONSIDERED A WELLNESS COACH?
Choosing to work with me is making your wellbeing the priority.
This is why people hire a Wellness Coach. It is making a commitment to identify and meet your core needs and getting the support to follow through, be successful and THRIVE, the way you deserve.
People come to me with many different concerns.
It is whatever affects your health and wellness. You may want to look at relationships, or unhealthy relationship dynamics, (I have an unofficial PHD in the recovery process from narcissism and energy vampires of every variety- and it is a game changer to learn how to be on the other side of this for good!) an unhappy job or work life balance, chronic illness or burn out. You may want to access your inner knowing, follow a call to creativity, purpose, entrepreneurship, etc, to improve your health, energy, clarity or emotional state. You may be ready to love and value yourself more.
Who I work with:
I always say ‘my clients pick me, not the other way around’. They usually just know. If you resonate with me and want to reach out, please do so. Most of my clients identify as being spiritually inclined, sensitive, empathic and concerned for others. These super powers bring their own challenges that I am uniquely qualified to support you in.
What You Can Receive from Wellness Coaching:
*Unlike therapy, coaching is focused on positive forward momentum towards your wellness vision. Coaching and therapy are both great options to add to your integrative practitioner dream team. We all deserve a dream team!
"As my Health Coach, Erin has shown more compassion, intelligence, and integrity than I can express in a few sentences. They have created a space for me to learn a new approach to my physical and mental health. With their professional support and guidance, I have found new paths to my own truths." -E.M.
Erin Dolan, NBC-HWC
National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach
Certified Integrative Health Coach
Certifying for The Compassionate Inquiry Approach for Somatic Healing
& Aka Your Loyal Knight
MUD TO MAJESTY
Health and Wellness Coaching
Why do I call myself Your Loyal Knight?
Because you’re SOVEREIGN. You’re the one true expert of your life. May I, and the others you choose, be a supportive presence, Your Majesty. <3
First off, I have news. You’ll find all the links below. I will be speaking at the virtual I AM WellMiss Experiential Summit on Saturday, April 2nd, 2022 from 1 - 5pm EST! It is designed specifically for women, and is a queer and genderqueer safe space. I have dreamed about a platform like this, where our sacred vulnerability is treated like the courageous and woke act it is, where we can have support demystifying trauma, and what it means to be strong and successful in this world. Also, I am currently accepting new clients. In case you’ve been wondering what exactly Health and Wellness Coaching is, I go into detail below. I’m offering a seasonal discount if you respond directly to this newsletter. Lastly, i’ve published a new blog about awakenings in my own healing journey. It’s certainly influenced by being in school with Dr. Gabor Mate, a world leader in helping us turn towards our emotional pain as the way forward in healing. Deeper still, this blog reflects my own inner knowing. It’s the inner knowing I have denied and returned to many times as I learn how to embrace - what is happening now - as the way home to myself.
And for You, dear traveler on your hero’s journey home,
May Spring bring healing to you. Spring is the beloved transformer. It calls out the sleeping parts in us. New life breaks through the dead layers, what’s outdated, what’s not serving anymore. It can bring loss, sudden endings and beginnings. It can feel like internal conflict, heightened emotions, aggression and restlessness! And on a planetary level, I know you’re feeling the world’s pain. Our mother is in anguish. Our brothers and sisters are in danger. This is devastating. It is happening everywhere. We all feel it and are affected by it. I seek refuge in my hope.
I believe in the revolution of love. We each contribute to this revolution by doing our own inner work. I believe in each of our capacities to heal and grow. I also believe there is nothing more important a human can do than to heal. It’s to face our broken places, feel our pain and our inherent value. It’s to give ourselves the love we always needed. Every single time we do this it matters, for ourselves and for others.
I offer you this. Focus on your victories of truly caring for yourself, no matter how small those moments seem. 5 minutes of loving, self attention can transform an entire day of hell. The healing vibration you give to yourself is medicine for the whole world. Each and every loving moment adds to the New Paradigm of wellbeing. We are building this Paradigm together. May we all make and receive this medicine now, and when we need it most. I’m with you in this, shoulder to shoulder.
May you get just what you need this Spring. Trust your gut instincts. Invite in the change you soul is calling for. Revel in the self care you need and deserve right now. No more somedays. It’s your turn now, please take it. I will do the same. No more apologies. No more agreements that hurt us. It’s our time to heal for ourselves, for our parents and grandparents, for our loved ones, world community, for our children and their children. REVOLT. Love is revolution and Spring calls us home.
<3 Your Loyal Knight
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Erin Dolan, NBC-HWC
National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Certified Integrative Health Coach & AKA Your Loyal Knight
My Winter Musings About Healing, Slowing Down, and Appreciating How Far We’ve Come
ERIN DOLAN, NBC-HWC National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Certified Integrative Health Coach & AKA Your Loyal Knight
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ERIN DOLAN, NBC-HWC
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ERIN DOLAN, NBC-HWC