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by Raul Estevez

It is never fun going through medical issues and treatments, however, as I am dealing with them and embracing the treatments, the waitlists to see a surgeon/specialist, the ups and downs of my physical being, my mind and my EGO, The ANGELS are always by my side, taking care of me, guiding me and telling me, 'Raul you are where you are meant to be in order to learn certain lesson and to continue to help others.' Although at times very painful in many ways, necessary for my growth and evolution!! (as many of you are or had experienced).


by Raul Estevez

In one of my conversations with Archangel Michael I've asked him, "What happens when we die?"!


Isn't that what we are entitled to do?

By IICT Member Lenette Francis

This statement has been brought to my notice several times recently, including in an article by Hugh Craig*. I addressed this on a personal level and also upon the ethics I have produced over the years within my business.


Archangel Michael is my Wingman

by Raul Estevez

My relationship with Archangel Michael started when I was 8 years old; I was jumping over the fence from my friend's house to mine, when I collapsed and fell to the ground.

Healing by Donation

By IICT Member, Alchemy Body and Soul


The What, The Why, The Who, The How – 4 Essential Steps for Success for Wellbeing Practitioners

By IICT Member Ginny West, Spirit in Business


In Australia alone employers pay out over $10 billion dollars a year on workers compensation claims due to stress*. And that is only for those workers who actually submit a worker’s compensation claim, there are known to be many more workers who do not lodge a claim.


A couple of years ago, a healing modality was put to me from my sister. She had told me of her experiences during her treatments in relation to this particular treatment.

I had a browse of the website and felt an immediate pull to learn this modality. During the training I felt that this really wasn’t for me, however, as I had paid in full, I had no choice to continue, as I wouldn’t get a refund.

The teacher who taught me had told the class the benefits of this healing modality and had experienced great results in not curing, but alleviating prolonged undue stress on her clients.


Becoming a professional in natural therapy

Treatments based on natural techniques and remedies have now become an important part of our everyday healthcare. If you're considering a career in natural therapy, you'll have a wide range of possible jobs to choose from – from massage therapy and homoeopathic medicine to aromatherapy, kinesiology and naturopathic treatments. 


Bioresonance therapy is a painless therapy that deals with the hidden causes of disease and poor health by assessing and then normalising energetic imbalances . All matter, whether living or inert, resonates at a particular electromagnetic frequency, including the human body. Toxic substances in the body such as infections, chemicals, Radiation, heavy metals etc. alter the body’s normal pattern and the body begins to adapt to the new frequency, causing illness or other disorders. 


My name is Raul I have been very fortunate to be able to travel around the world for more than 25 years as an international educator and trainer, offering guidance, healing and mentorship. I have the pleasure and the honour to help people learn and achieve their goals in Australia, Fiji, Malaysia, China, Singapore, Maldives, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Macau, Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Canada and share my gifts, knowledge, skills and passion with some amazing people!!

My alarm goes off at 6.30am, I do my best to ignore it, however its usually followed by my 3 year old excitedly climbing on top of me declaring ‘its morning time!!’ I grab a strong coffee and begin the morning dash of pack-ups and kindy.

Flower Essences Case Story – Meltdowns in Autism

Article written by IICT member, Kelly Burch.

The mother of a 6 year old boy, Peter*, was told by her child’s psychologist “We’re going to have to put him on anti-psychotics”. He was out of control and the meltdowns were severe.

She had come across my Essences for Autism project and told the psychologist, “Let’s just try this first.”


Why Do We Have Art?

By Glenda Needs

BA, GradDip CAT, MDisSt, GradCertNeuroSC

Head of Art Therapy, IKON

It is an interesting question that science has been grappling with for many centuries.  From an evolutional point of view, art has to serve us in some ways for our species to have retained it.  Darwin proposed what is called the “Peacock Principle”.  This was part of the idea of ‘survival of the fittest’, or even survival of the fittest species.  Therefore, a peacock tail was designed to be a sign of superiority,  (a sickly peacock with a pathetic tail will supposedly be less virile), in order to make the male more sexually attractive to the peahen and thus ensure the survival of the species.  So Darwin then generalized this to suggest that all art is about sexual desirability.  Mind boggling to think about.


How Does Art Heal

By Glenda Needs

BA, GradDip CAT, MDisSt, GradCertNeuroSC

Head of Art Therapy, IKON

One question I am frequently asked in my role as an art therapist and teacher is “How does art heal?”   As any art therapist will tell you, art making is a healing process, but our understanding about how this happens is not yet clear.  Some interesting studies over the past few years demonstrate that art making is not merely a distraction technique, but that it can be a significant mood regulator.


One way of being happy in unhappy environment is to pretend that you are happy and act if as you train your mind to be happy. The issue with this way is that mind will think that unhappy environment is what you need to feel happy and it will keep creating situations which will bring you further unhappiness on a deeper level.


Art Therapy and Neuroscience

By Glenda Needs

BA, GradDip CAT, MDisSt, GradCertNeuroSC

Head of Art Therapy, IKON 

Although the field of arts therapy has a long history, particularly in the UK and USA, justification for the use of the arts has been through qualitative or anecdotal evidence. Very little research has been directed toward the neurological functions and cognition theories that support the use of arts as an effective therapeutic tool. Verbal counselling relies on the patient or learner, to verbally construct and reconstruct their personal stories in such a way that provides new insight and the opportunity for growth. Arts therapists incorporate arts mediums into this story telling process in order to engage other senses, access other material and to widen the patients’ scope of potentially therapeutic engagement. 


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