Feb. - 2024                 The Doolin Healing Sanctuary                  Volume 3.2





Nourish To Flourish



Benefits of Reiki



Musical Notes



Suggested Books



Newsletter Archives









Yoga Nidra – Healing Services   By appointment, preferred time 3rd Thursday of the month 5-6 pm. Must pre-register, 386-479-8151.

HATHA YOGA CLASSES OFFERED $15 per CLASS.  By appointment only.  Call ahead to pre-register, 386-479-8151.

Our guest writer this month is Jesse Clark. "Jesse Clark is a traveler, so she’s no stranger to experiencing wanderlust and that strong desire to travel. She created Soulful Travel because she believes that travel is good for the soul - getting lost is often the best way to find yourself."  Hopefully you will make time to check out Soulful Travel and read and share this article with others who could benefit.

Nourish to Flourish: Embracing Spiritual Wellness in Your Cancer Journey

Embarking on a journey with cancer involves more than medical treatments; it is a holistic endeavor that encompasses physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Recognizing the significance of nurturing the spirit alongside the body provides a robust foundation for coping with this challenging experience. Here, Doolin Healing Sanctuary shares practical ways to enhance the quality of life and find inner strength and solace during this demanding period.

Pursuing Restful Sleep

Quality rest is vital in managing the physical and emotional demands of cancer. A consistent sleep schedule and a calming sleep environment contribute significantly to a restful night. Adequate sleep goes beyond mere duration; it is about achieving deep, restorative rest that equips you to face the challenges of treatment and recovery.

Navigating Pain Management

Mastering pain management is a crucial aspect of your cancer journey. Collaborating with healthcare providers to identify pain relief strategies is empowering. This approach allows you to concentrate on healing and maintaining daily activities, which is instrumental in preserving a sense of normalcy and control during treatment.

Nourishing the Body

Optimal nutrition plays a pivotal role in the overall management of cancer. Consuming foods that are high in energy and rich in nutrients is fundamental for meeting the body's demands throughout treatment. Embracing a diet that includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains not only provides sustenance but also fortifies the body, facilitating recovery and bolstering your capacity to combat cancer. Furthermore, such a diet helps maintain the body’s immune system, which can be particularly vulnerable during cancer treatments, thereby playing a crucial role in your health and resilience.

Tuning Into Your Physical and Emotional Needs

Being in tune with your body's signals for rest and recovery is critical. The exhaustive nature of cancer treatments necessitates periods of rest. Acknowledging the need for breaks is a sign of resilience and an integral part of the recovery process, allowing you to recharge and continue your treatment with renewed strength.

Maintaining a Positive Self-Image

Coping with physical changes, such as hair loss, requires attention to self-image and confidence. Exploring options like wigs or head coverings that reflect your personal style can significantly impact your well-being. This aspect of self-care is crucial in maintaining a positive outlook and a sense of normalcy during your treatment journey.

Making Informed Decisions During Treatment

Staying informed and actively participating in decisions about your treatment is empowering. Asking questions and understanding your treatment options give you a sense of control over your health journey. This informed approach facilitates making choices that align with your values and health goals, enhancing your engagement and satisfaction with your care.

Maintaining Positivity and Humor

Cultivating a positive mindset and integrating humor into daily life are essential in mitigating the emotional impacts of cancer. By building a network of support that encourages laughter and maintains an optimistic atmosphere, you can significantly elevate your spirits. This positive environment not only combats stress and anxiety but also promotes a sense of hope and resilience, which is crucial for emotional recovery and overall well-being. Additionally, embracing moments of joy and levity can provide a welcome distraction from the rigors of treatment, contributing to a more balanced and fulfilling emotional journey.

Navigating the complexities of cancer requires more than just medical intervention; it demands a comprehensive approach that addresses physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Integrating strategies for restful sleep, effective pain management, nutritious eating, listening to your body, maintaining a positive self-image, staying informed, and cultivating a positive and humorous environment are key to enhancing your resilience and quality of life. These practices, when embraced as part of your cancer journey, offer more than just comfort; they provide a foundation of strength and hope, essential for facing the challenges that lie ahead.

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The Doolin Healing Sanctuary Mission Statement

To support and provide a place for Lightworkers who promote and practice healing, to meet, to offer workshops, to facilitate classes on holistic and spiritual healing, to promote and gain greater acceptance and recognition for the use of spiritual healing and to provide a forum for the exchange of information to further holistic and spiritual ideals for the health and spiritual growth in our community.

To “Make A Difference”.


Chris and I thank everyone who have so generously given of their time, support, love, tithes and donations for the growth of The Doolin Healing Sanctuary.


Have you considered becoming a Reiki Practitioner?

What is Reiki?  The word Reiki pronounced ray-key) means universal (rei), life force energy (ki).  Reiki is a means of providing access to the unlimited light-filled energy inside us and in our universe, and directing that energy to bring balance, harmony, and healing into our lives and the lives of others.

Some of the Benefits of Reiki

·          Works on mental, physical, emotional and spiritual levels

·          to help promote specific healing

·          Relieves pain

·          Reduces stress and increases relaxation

·          Increases energy and vitality

·          Creates inner harmony and awareness

·          Promotes calmness and serenity

·          Goes where it is needed

·          Loosens blocked energy

·          Can be used with pets and plants

·          Does not require a belief or faith

·          Brings joy and centering to user as well as recipient

·          Works on relationships

·          Works well with other therapies


In Second Degree Reiki, the Reiki therapist receives the ability to send the high frequency energy to other people across the room or across the continent.  This method of absentee healing, in addition to being as effective as the direct method in First Degree, transcends time and space.


Why not study Reiki?  It will electrify your interest and present a deeper understanding of the spiritual nature of reality as you prepare for greater service to humanity. 


Costs are reasonable and you can intern with an experienced Reiki Master to gain experience in your practice.


Reiki Classes Are Scheduled in advance to meet your needs, First Degree, Second or Third Degree

They usually run approximately from 10 AM to 3 PM

Bring your own lunch for a short lunch break

Cost includes book, materials, training, attunement and certificate

Students will be initiated, attuned and certified in Usui Shiki Ryoho Natural Method of Healing. Contact Daya (386) 479-8151 to discuss or schedule your class/attunement


Sample of Reiki I Class:

·          History of Reiki.

·          The Positions for Self-Healing.

·          The Positions for Healing Others.

·          How to set up your office for healing.

·          How set up your practice.

·          How to scan.

·          How to beam.

·          The forms to use for your clients and much more. 

Musical Notes

Singer-songwriters Chris and Daya Devi-Doolin, who make up the musical duo Aka Level Seven have recently released their third album of inspiring acoustic based soft rock/folky pop music, Back To MeCheck out their rhythmical, relaxing songs of love, transformation and transcendence and we encourage you to share the news with others.  You can also support our music by adding our songs that you like to your playlists on Spotify, Apple Music, Youtube, Deezer, etc. or wherever you get your music.  A thumbs up like or review is also greatly appreciated. The most artist friendly site where you can find the music is https://akalevelseven.bandcamp.com/

In our album, Back to Me, we have a song called, Life is Yours. The lyrics are about a little boy name Do from Daya’s book Dabney, Dormck and Wiggles Slakaduman Adventure. He is trying to free his parents from an environment where they are trapped, called the Biyalator. During the night before, he was given a dream that empowered him to believe and know he could save his folks. The lyrics relate to the inspirational words that give him hope as he travels through the Biyalator’s tunnels. Give the lyrics a listen to and be uplifted in your spirit as well.




Daya Devi-Doolin is the author of many self-help positive books and husband Chris has joined her in the writing of two of them.  We share information on some of these books below. Click on the book link for more information.  You can help the authors by writing a review if you read the book or sharing the link with others in your posts and we thank you for it.


Hidden Manna book cover had holding a bright symmetric shell. Hidden Manna, A Dream Journey to Enlightenment.  We share our unique story of our life being guided by dreams, with the wisdom acquired to help you remember, understand and work with your dreams to achieve a lasting positive change in your life.

Dabney's Handbook on A Course in Miracles Image Dabney’s Handbook On a Course In Miracles. With Dabney's Handbook on A Course in Miracles, author Daya Devi-Doolin clarifies some of the main teachings of the Course through humorous cartoons, distilled teachings and poetry.

I Am Power book cover I AM POWER: Divine, Powerful Affirmations that Can Change Your Life One Moment at a Time. By using the energizing I AM POWER divine affirmations and energizing thought forms in this book, you open yourself to experience clarity, conviction, courage, healing and empowerment to move forward and accomplish the dream life you have desired.

Cover picture for Grow Thin While You SleepGrow Thin While You Sleep!  Discover how you can tap into your “I AM” power and your subconscious mind to achieve desired change in your life, including weight loss if that is your goal.

Cover for Yoga, Meditation and Spiritual Growth for the African American Community Yoga, Meditation and Spiritual Growth for the African American Community: If You Can Breathe You Can Do Yoga and Find Inner and Outer Peace. This book provides hope and direction for a new or a renewed body, mind and spirit. The Yoga Asanas within this book will, if you practice, help you to burn calories, strengthen the body, mind and soul and offer benefits you cannot even imagine.



Cover picture-The Only Way Out is IN The Only Way Out Is In: The Secrets of the 14 Realms to Love, Happiness and Success!  A book that takes the reader through a step by step process of Be-ing in the Realm of the 14 different levels of where and what you desire to do, be, and live.

Cover picture for Super Vita-Minds Super Vita-Minds: How To STOP Saying I Hate You…To Yourself.  Super Vita-Minds is 204 pages, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 12 chapters and a giant of a book! The reader, whether spiritual, religious, metaphysical, married or not, learns to walk a special path to betterment that leads to self-growth and self-actualization.


***If you are interested in multiple paperback copies (5 or more) of Super Vita-Minds or The Only Way Out Is In, we can ship them directly from the Doolin Healing Sanctuary at an extremely reduced rate.  Please contact us at 386-479-8151 or padaran@padaran.com.***

“As soon as I release all fear of believing what I have to say is unimportant, then my fears will be eliminated from my body and my dis-ease will become de-crystallized and dissolved.”   -Daya Devi-Doolin .


The Holy Instant...  When our eyes, heart, mind and words connect with each other.

Newsletter Publishers........Revs. Chris and Daya Devi- Doolin

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Rev. Daya Devi-Doolin


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