Instant healings are fascinating to me. They defy explanation and disprove the old mentality that “you must work hard to achieve anything”. My interest in these shocking displays of grace is why I became a Theta Healer and started to show the world how easy positive change can be.

Turns out I’m not the only one. There is a actually a simple method being taught on TV right now. With one step, it shows how to shift your life in the direction you want it to go. It’s really popular, too. The funny part is that it’s being taught as a “dog training technique”!

If you have a dog and cable TV, you probably know about The Dog Whisperer. Cesar Millan teaches – and shows with consistently reproducible results – that dogs respond to the energy of their humans. If you are fearful or aggressive, your dog will be, too. If you do not have clear rules and boundaries personally, your dog will not follow the rules and boundaries you set for him.

The secret is to use Calm Assertive energy: be present in the moment, compassionate, quietly in control, and focusing on the desired outcome.

Three days ago, I experienced the power of these ideas in an obvious way. I’m traveling in Scotland and house sitting for a couple that has 2 dogs. I’m a “cat person” myself, and don’t have a lot of experience with dogs. During the first couple weeks, I did not look forward to the twice daily walks. Both dogs continually tugged on the leashes and would frequently chase after other dogs or people. I felt nervous and annoyed just thinking about it.

A beautiful synchronicity changed that. One morning, my husband and I woke up very early, groggy but unable to go back to sleep. Although I rarely watch TV, I suddenly felt like seeing what was on. Of course, there was an episode of The Dog Whisperer. We used to know Cesar’s techniques, but years had passed and they slipped from our minds. An hour later, we both understood that we needed to adjust OUR energy before we could expect the dogs’ behavior to improve.

That next walk was amazing! The dogs responded immediately to our calm-assertive energy, and behaved beautifully. No tugging, no chasing. In the house, they have also been showing their calm-submissive energy. I just chose to step into my role as their “pack leader” by being calm yet assertive, and totally present in the moment. It instantly resulted in a more peaceful life for me, and the dogs.

Thankfully, this tip is not just for people with dogs. Everyone can have success using Calm Assertive energy: a kid’s karate teacher, a rock climber, parents, people manifesting wealth, and even companies responding to Internet drama.

Action Steps

  1. Notice how you feel in the moment
  2. Use your intent to shift yourself to a place of calm assertiveness. Try the simple affirmation, “I am calm and assertive”
  3. Visualize the outcome you want, and go for it
  4. Keep checking in with yourself, and when you begin to feel stressed, repeat the above steps

Have you seen benefits from using your own calm assertive energy? What aspects of your life did you apply it to? Share your input and leave a comment below. And if you found this article useful, be sure to share it on Twitter or Facebook.

Note: If any of these terms are unfamiliar, Cesar’s website has a great glossary of terms.

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  1. 10/04/10 by Akemi - Real Life Sp

    Nice fun blog! I like it.

    There is no time / space limitations on the spiritual plane, so healing is essentially instant. Sometimes the body may take some time to get use to the new energy pattern and to rebuild itself accordingly, but the change itself is super fast.

    Theta healing? Sounds interesting. I listen to theta meditation music. Is this related?


  2. 03/24/11 by Jared

    Every time I take my dachshund for a walk “Cesar’s Way” I feel like I am performing a miracle! I have only tried calm assertive energy with my dog but it works perfect with her. Actually thats not true. I feel like I do this at work without really trying to. I’m going to try to really put this into action next week.

  3. 06/06/11 by Matthew Weintrub

    Life is Funny like that. There is infinite beautiful energy just waiting for you to tap into it. I love manifesting intentions cuz one you take the small steps you'll find big leaps.
    My recent post Galactics the New Jerusalem

  4. 04/25/12 by Goodna Girl From Qld Australia

    Yes we are trying Cesars methods hes “the bomb”.

    Initially with our puppy and then our kids.

    We post an update in the near future.

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