“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”
- Maya Angelou
DNA holds more than meets the eye, as emotional trauma has a lasting impact that can stick around for generations. The nature vs. nurture argument often arises when these topics are up for discussion, but controlled studies conducted on animals suggest trauma is inherited. Discovering the truth of your ancestors may not always be possible, but freeing yourself from the pains of your forefathers will empower you to break toxic cycles.
Keep reading for more on generational healing, inspired by Light Up Your Worth’s recent podcast episode with guest Tracie Mahan.
You may have experienced trauma in your life or turned to therapy for help with mental health struggles. But did you know that trauma is far more than an emotional experience? Tragic experiences make their way into our physical bodies, impacting us all the way down to our DNA, ready to be passed on to our children. Circumstances such as colonialism, slavery, genocide, war, famine, neglect, and natural disasters are some of the frequently cited causes.
Short answer – yes. Healing is always possible, but it doesn’t always come easy. Committing to a type of therapy of your choice from a willing mindset that will allow you to grow and heal is essential, as no one can force you into the ancestral healing process. If you think you might be affected by intergenerational trauma, check out this useful resource by Healthline, and kick-start your healing.
Healing the often deep and enduring lacerations of trauma takes many years. Of the volunteers that Tracie Mahan has seen, it often takes at least three generations – and a lot of hard work – to heal from generational trauma. As a practitioner of QHHT (quantum healing hypnosis therapy), her work also looks at past lives to identify connections with the present incarnation. We carry the energy of our past lives and ancestors with us everywhere.
Do you ever feel a pain that has seemingly come out of nowhere? Perhaps your leg starts hurting, or you begin to experience chronic migraines. Looking back on your life, from childhood to two years ago, could shine a light on the crux of the issue. Trauma-informed physiotherapy releases emotional trauma trapped in the body, setting you free for spiritual awakening.
Are you intrigued by this top and curious to learn more? Join me as I interview Tracy Mahan, diving deep into the ancestral healing techniques used to stop generational trauma in its tracks. Check out episode 86 of the Light Up Your Worth spirituality podcasts on all major streaming sites and stay tuned for more growth and self-improvement podcasts.
Are you ready to make the leap into your own spiritual healing and personal development? It’s easy to experience your energetic healing by visiting our Light Up Your Worth home page.
Debbie McAllister is a Breakthrough Catalyst Coach, and Light Up Your Worth podcast host. She is also a fur baby mom, once a single momma to an empty nester of a son who continues to inspire her, a spiritual diva, and a mid-life resilient woman who did not give up on herself until she discovered her own worth and self-acceptance after five decades of struggle and found peace. She bravely learned to connect to her own worth and to trust that her superpower was to shine a light for other women to be seen and heard. This is where she found her purpose - coaching other women to get unstuck.
Debbie's Connecting to your Money workshop was a great way to become more aware of your money stories and how they developed.
She created a safe space for us to get vulnerable and share our childhood stories and experiences around money.
I wanted to say I did a Sacred Soul Alignment and Clearing with Debbie recently and I not only felt like she picked up on a few specific things going on with me but I felt much lighter and more positive after our session.
I had an amazing session yesterday with Debbie. She is a kind, beautiful soul that took me on a much-needed healing heart session.
She is a Reiki Master and along with the Sacred Soul Alignments that she chose to help with the healing from what my soul needed to heal but also after she listened to me very empathetically to the things I want to work on and where it was making me feel stuck.
During the mediation and the powerful healing, I could feel how things that needed to be let go of were leaving and I have a recording that I can listen to again and again and continue to heal.
I am grateful for our session together and for your healing powers that worked like magic and will continue to help me step up to what I am to be, the best version of me.
She also shared that she has a podcast and go ahead and check it out. I did and the episodes are full of what your soul would need to hear.
Thank you for being you and continue doing what you are doing because the world needs you.