Carolyn Wing Greenlee

Update: Chinese New Year – February 19, 2015

Every year I have three chances to get serious about my new year’s resolutions: January 1, my birthday, and Chinese New Year. In the past four months, so much has been changing that I haven’t had time to think of resolutions, except I resolved to write an update.

Since December, I’ve been volunteering at the local women’s shelter doing trauma release and healing once a week. The women are bright, responsive, and so thankful that they have not been forgotten. It’s an honor and a privilege to work with them. They are very special indeed.

Also in December, Dan and I developed an organic spice tea designed to help with type 2 diabetes and support blood vessel and heart health. Our goal is to create a line of convenient teas and spice blends, each combination using spices which support the body for optimum wellness. We call them Healing Life Foods.

Healing Life Foods - cacao spice tea label

The book “Waking the Tiger,” by Dr. Peter Levine, is responsible for changing the way I handle trauma release. It now includes resolution and redemption of traumas, and the whole process is facilitated with the addition of essential oils. My husband Dennis used essential oils in his practice, but I never understood how they worked, or used them effectively in my own life. To find out for myself if there was a measurable improvement in meridian energy, I charted all subsequent clients, applied the oil their body chose through muscle testing, and recharted without having used microcurrent on them. In every case, readings went from being in the sixty percent range of body energy to the eighties. Very impressive.

For the third time, I changed the name of my album, and I finally feel it’s the right one — Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled. We are working on final tracks now. In December, the Lord told me 2015 would be the year of fruition. Things which had been seeded a long time would suddenly come to completion, and it’s happening in all of the above areas of my life, especially the album of Scripture songs. It is definitely their time to be released to uplift and encourage those who hear them.

On Valentine’s Day, Hedy turned eight. She doesn’t look or act a day over five, and I suspect she will have her Lab puppy-brain well into old age. Both of us have a little white in our black hair. Well, I have more than she does, but, in dog years, she’s only fifty-six, whereas I am all of sixty-eight and proud of it.

I like my life. I have meaningful work. I love watching people get free of traumas they thought would haunt them all their days. I love discovering the healing properties in plants and seeds with their anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory phyto-chemicals and abilities to cleanse cells and even repair DNA. There is so much pain and suffering, insecurity, loss, anxiety and fear these days, and I love being one of those who gets to help with tools that continue to astound me.

May your new year be blessed with wholeness and peace of mind and heart as you walk into wise and surprising plans that God has for you, to give you a future and a hope (Jeremiah 29:11).


  1. Sue A. Lehman

    February 21, 2015 - 7:57 AM

    Great! Good to see you’re doing positive and compassionate work through volunteering. May 2016 be even better!

  2. Carolyn

    February 20, 2015 - 3:29 PM

    Yes, the techniques work well for any kind of trauma. I’ve done some PTSD cases and see a change in their physcal manifestations, such as temperature and moisture of palms of hands. It’s very rewarding.

    I will indeed be at WWW this year. In fact, I’m presenting a session called “Unblocking Writers Block, Fear of Pitching (Pitchaphobia), and Other Traumas of Life” for the attendees. I’ll be demonstrating on a volunteer and teaching techniques that can be done on your own. Should be fun and freeing. I love this work!

  3. Mary E. Trimble

    February 20, 2015 - 12:14 PM

    Hi Caroline,
    So wonderful to hear your news. You are a wonder! It sounds like you’re doing such good work. I wonder if this healing system would work for veterans and PTMS? Just a thought.

    Hope to see you at the conference.


  4. mary

    February 20, 2015 - 9:51 AM

    Fabulous news! This is a magical year for miracles to happen all around us! Blessings to you my dear precious one! xoxo

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