My Meditative Story

How Theta Healing® Changed My Life and Can Change Yours

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“I mean, people just keep saying that I’ve completely changed. My girlfriend’s noticed I’m less impatient and less needy; I don’t sweat the small stuff anymore; my business partner (this 50 year-old frat guy) told me I had a glow to me and the best part? I didn’t judge him at all because that’s not the kinda thing he normally says…”

I listened intently at what my brand new Theta Healing® client was saying after just an hour session with me. I smiled from ear to ear. I heard the change in his voice: one that was uplifted, hopeful, full of courage, and excitement for even more to come. It was a voice I had recognized as my own after working with my own Theta Healing® coach Szilvia.

“I’ve been having nightmares…” I confessed to Szilvia. She was a Hungarian born intuitive who was living in Bali at the time. We had met at a retreat I was on in December 2017. I had taken the year out to work on my depression, work on myself, and just go inward. My healing journey had led me to Bali, and thank god, because I had met Szilvia by sheer luck. She was an “Add On” Tarot Card reader service that we could choose. It was kind of peer pressure since the other women had added on her service, I remember thinking: Why not?

It was soon apparent to me that this “Tarot Card reader” was not really even using the cards. They were just there and she already intuitively knew what was going on with me before I even asked my questions.

Later on in my stay, I ran into one of Szilvia’s best friend’s Eve at the hotel where I was staying. She complimented my outfit, and we ended up talking for a few hours. “Oh yeah, Szilvia is totally connected to source. Like she knows what is going on with me before I even tell her when she calls me on the phone.” I was wide eyed and in awe like a someone who had just discovered a cure for cancer. I mean, I had heard about these people in the movies, but I had never met a real live version of one of these humans in my own life. And then she said the thing that has become etched in my mind for years to come, “But you know, I think every single person has the ability to connect to source. It’s just most people don’t really want to or believe they can.”

“I think Theta Healing® can help with your nightmares,” Szilvia said completely nonchalantly during one of my subsequent Tarot Card readings. She then went on to explain what Theta Healing® is. Named after the Theta brainwave– the brainwave you’re in when you’re relaxed (in between sleep and awake)– you’re able to delve into the subconscious mind and work on limiting beliefs that may be deeply embedded or you didn’t even know you were carrying around. Whoa. Muscle testing or energy testing is another component of it. In order to test for these beliefs, because your mind sometimes warps past traumas or challenging moments in your life to protect you, you have to ask your body. So muscle testing is a way in which to ask your body “Yes” or “No” questions.

You can read more about Theta Healing® here.

“Close your eyes and relax,” Szilvia said soothingly. She was in my hotel room in Bali for our first Theta Healing® session. To be honest, I was freaking out. My mind was racing. I mean, what did I really know about this woman? She could like kill me and leave me for dead in this hotel room…and how the heck could my body move without my mind telling it to? “Try standing up, Kyla…” I was trying to muscle test sitting down for the very first time and it was not working, so she suggested I stand. I had no idea what was about to happen or how it was even possible, and then it happened: when Szilvia started asking my body questions, I leaned forward for “Yes” and then I felt a pull back and leaned backwards for “No.”


And that was the beginning of my 2-year love affair with Theta Healing®. At a training to become a certified healer in Seattle, I learned that the founder of Theta, Vianna Stibel had healed herself of lymphatic cancer and has since gone on to heal and train countless others around the world in 25 countries. The idea behind Theta Healing® came to her from source as well. If you had told me this 2 years ago, I would have shrugged it off for some woo woo fairytale. Now that I have seen it work after just one session with my own clients, well, I am still amazed but a true believer.

When I texted Szilvia a picture of my ThetaHealing® practitioner certification, she responded,

Wohoooo!!!! It makes me feel so good to know that you have chosen this will help you find your own way with your gift.”

Szilvia: You’ll be happy to hear that Theta has not only given me the courage to walk away from Depression, but the strength and determination to help others with the same struggles. And I can say with certainty that Eve was right. Every single one of us has this “gift” as you call it to tap into a higher source and heal from WITHin. Thank you for believing that I could and showing me I could with Theta.

But you most likely already knew all of this during our first encounter in Bali.

I love you, Szilvia.

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