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Awakening the Inner Physician: Dead Doctors Left Clues


I woke up in the middle of the night choking. Out of my grogginess, I realized I was having a full blown panic attack, which made little sense in light of the absolutely exquisite day I had just had. My throat was constricted and filled with mucus that I couldn’t clear.  It was a terrifying 10 minutes of choking and struggling to breath.

I wasn’t sure if I should call 911 for help or wait it out. In the midst of my terror, I said “What is going on here?”  A crystal clear voice in my head said, “Don’t worry. It’s only trauma releasing.” I know that voice, and I knew what it was referring to. A calm started to come over me. Within a few minutes, I was totally calm and breathing normally.

The Inner Physician

The voice that I heard was my Inner Physician, who I have worked with for 15 years in my journey to heal my body. This Inner Physician is a person’s most important resource and greatest asset, and yet we have little knowledge of it. The Inner Physician is not a topic of discussion, so how can the average person know about it?  That is why I feel it is important to start a dialogue.

We have in our consciousness a personal doctor that is an expert on what is happening in our unique body. It is aware of what our body needs to heal itself from any disease, discomfort and illness that we encounter.The Inner Physician is active and engaged in every moment, whether we realize it or not. It keeps all of our systems working smoothly, controls breathing and heart rate, and knows how to maintain homeostasis.  When we consciously work with the Inner Physician, miracles can happen.

Inner Physician” is also known as the “Inner Healer” or “The Doctor Within.” It is a universal archetype that carries our highest and deepest wisdom, as well as our connection to the Source. There is no disease, illness, or physical imbalance which will not respond to the power of the Inner Physician, who is waiting for you to call it into action.

People in touch with the Inner Physician are more likely to accept responsibility for their behavior and are empowered to take charge of their lives. Working in concert with the Inner Physician, you take back your power and gain an ally for life. Your diet might change, you may begin an exercise routine, or seek out alternative forms of medicine because you are listening to its voice.

The intelligence of our Inner Physician is evident by the fact that we can think and pick up a pen or sit at the computer and with our hands, put those thoughts to paper and share them with the world. It is amazing if you think about it. The fact that we can send a thought from the brain, through the body to the legs and feet, so that we can move from place to place is incredible. The fact that we don’t even have to think about it, and our heart beats to pump life giving blood through our veins, and our lungs expand and contract to bring the air we need, is mind boggling. Yet we take all of this for granted, never thinking about it.

This intelligence goes even deeper. We cut our finger and a few days, new cells have closed the wound. After a week or so, you would never know there was a cut in the first place. The same is true of bones. If they break, they heal themselves. Every 5 days, our whole intestinal lining is renewed. Every 11 days, our respiratory lining is replenished. Every 15 days, all our white corpuscles are replaced. Every 120 days, our red corpuscles are replaced.

Every six months, we have a new blood stream. Every 11 months, we have a new cell structure. We get a new set of bones every 2 years. And overall, an entirely new body is recreated every 7 years.

This is pretty amazing, and if true, then all the diseased cells are replaced with healthy cells over time.

Let’s play with this consciousness for a moment. Here is a scenario from a doctor’s visit where someone finds out they are very sick.

The doctor comes into the room and says, “I am sorry to have to tell you this but you have_______”

The blank can be any number of diseases or afflictions that are serious and/or life threatening.  The first thing the patient says to themselves is “Oh God, I have______!”

That becomes the story they tell to everyone.  They announce it on Facebook and tell all of their friends.  What happens?  The moment we give our agreement to a belief, we bring it to life and now we have other people bringing it to life too!  It is easy to predict what is going to happen.

What if the doctor came into the examination room and said something like, “We have some challenges ahead of us, but I am confident that if we all work together, they can be overcome. I will work with you, your family and your Inner Physician to find the right resources to get beyond these challenges.”  Think of the seed the doctor is planting through that statement and imagine what would happen.

Dead Doctors Left Clues

I discovered this concept on my own healing journey, yet the idea of the Inner Physician goes back to the middle-ages and Paracelsus, a Renaissance physician during the 1500’s.  He was part medical doctor, part metaphysician, and part shaman, so it is not surprising that he would take a mind/body/spirit approach to healing.

Paracelsus said, “Nature is the first physician, and man is the second.” He clarified that statement in this way;“By observing nature, the ancient physicians realized that there must be an inner healing principle in living organisms which systematically combats diseases. The defensive processes, curative will and healing capacity of the patient are regulated by a higher authority, which Paracelsus called the “inner physician”. Paracelsus declared that all diseases, except ones which were caused by accidents, have an invisible origin in the inner man. The Inner Physician is part of our consciousness and just as any talent can be promoted or suppressed, so can its activities be encouraged, restricted or even paralyzed.”

This Paracelsus guy was way ahead of his time, and many people thought he was off his rocker! This kind thinking was cutting edge for his time and he angered many physicians with it. Today, it is still cutting edge.

Albert Schweitzer, famed medical missionary, was also onto the idea of the Inner Physician.  He described it this way: “Each patient carries his own doctor inside him.  They come to us not knowing that truth.  We are at our best when we give the doctor who resides within each patient a chance to go to work.”

What a powerful concept that is!  What if every doctor today adopted that philosophy?  It would be wonderful to watch.

Schweitzer believed in the inner healing power and encouraged his fellow physicians to help their patients discover the Inner Physician. If the patient is only seen as “ill,” he is cut off from his inner capacity to heal. He also gives his power away to the doctor. Those who are aware that they have the innate power of the Inner Physician are empowered to work on their own behalf to find the best solution, whether it is allopathic medicine, alternative means of healing, or a combination of things.

The key to discovering this Inner Physician is twofold. First, we must understand that miracles happen all of the time. Second, we must learn to trust ourselves and the ability of our body to return to homeostasis. In partnership with the Inner Physician, you can overcome not only minor ailment, but major illness. You can call it intuition, sixth sense, clairvoyance, prophecy or Divine Intervention. It doesn’t really matter. What matters is that it’s available to each of us, just waiting for us to call upon it.

When I woke up choking and afraid, just as it has done so many times in the past when my body was out of balance, my Inner Physician stepped in like a loving, nurturing friend to calm me and let me know that it was there. It was ready to support me, and tell me that I didn’t have to worry. The Inner Physician is there for all of us, just waiting for us to ask for assistance.

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It’s Official!


My book, Empowered Health and Wellness, awakening the inner physician was officially launched on Oct 25, 2014!

It was birthed into the world with a wonderful party with family and friends there for the send off.  For me it was a magical night, where I got to see the fruits of my labor become a reality.  This experience is really amazing when you put your heart and soul into a project off and on for 9 years, transforming yourself in the process and having it be so well received.

Here is a bit about the book for those who don’t know:

Do you ever feel like you know your body more than anyone else but you haven’t learned how to access that knowing?  Do you know that you have an innate ability to heal yourself and want to learn how to tap into that?  Katelyn’s book will help you do that through personal stories of her experience, through information about alternative techniques and through exercises to put them into action in your life.

Empowered Health and Wellness will give you hope and get you excited about the idea of being healthy again!  Even though the book is about Katelyn’s personal physical healing journey there is so much more that will add value to anyone’s life.  Discover how to change how you think and become the master of your own reality whether you are struggling with physical illness or just wanting to take things to another level, this powerful book with effectively shift your consciousness. Learn how to transform yourself using your illness as a guide.  You don’t want to wait until you are sick to learn how to engage your inner physician.  You can learn from reading this book how to use your inner physician.  

Katelyn invites you into her personal world of self healing in an open and vulnerable way that exudes passion and encourages you to start dreaming again.  In the book she takes you on her personal wellness journey as she shares her stories and alternative techniques used to heal herself from issues she was told would not heal.  It is her hope that her success will inspire you to look at your own healing journey in a new way. Katelyn is tenacious in her search for balance and well-being.  She introduces the concept of the Inner Physician, that part of your consciousness that knows what you body needs in order to come back into balance.  Just reading the book will activate the Inner Physician and you will notice you are being informed in a new way and you will gain an understand on how to engage your inner healing wisdom.  Through the book you will learn how to awaken and interact with your Inner Physician and discover your personal ally in healing.

Here is what one reader said after reading Empowered Health and Wellness:

“Powerful, insightful and amazing book. The guidance and vulnerability of the author is so appreciated and relevant. If I could, I would buy one for all of my friends and family. This is a must-read and definitely a must-gift for loved ones. Thank you Katelyn Mariah for sharing your wisdom. It’s an emotional read, bringing up so many moments for my own self healing journey.”

If you would like to purchase a copy you can find it on Amazon or at Awaken The Inner Physician

Visit my website Empowered Health and Wellness for other resources.

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Publishing my First Book!! Excited!!



I am so excited that my first book is going to be ready in the next month to six weeks!!  I have worked on it for 8 years so this is a big accomplishment.

Why did it take that long?  Resistance!

First of all I didn’t even want to write it.  It is about healing crisis’ that happened in the past that I didn’t want to put any more energy into.  They were resolved and I was complete with the outcome.  The Universe had other plans because the things that happened to me and how I healed them could help someone else do the same with a healing crisis they might be in.  So I woke up one morning and most of the first chapter was written in my head.

I think it is important to know that one of the biggest things that gets in the way of people completing books is vulnerability.  What are people going to think about what I have to say?  Does anyone care what I have to say? What will they think of me?  Those questions cause instant shut down.  I know because I asked them myself and I shut down.   Parts of my book are very personal.  There are things in there that no one knows.  I get real about my feelings.

Getting real and authentic takes courage because some of the questions above might not have the answers you are looking for.  Some people might not care.  Some might questions what you wrote. Some might even think your are crazy, but you know what? It doesn’t matter!  Those aren’t the people you are writing for, you are writing for those who need to hear what you have to say.  We never know when something we say might change someone’s life!

I was afraid of all those things.  I stopped writing this book several times because of my fear.  I still wonder if people will think I am crazy, but it isn’t stopping me.  I wonder if people will care, all though the response from my posts about the book on Facebook say they do care.  I just hope that one line, one paragraph, one chapter or the whole book will impact just a few people. That will make the effort I put in writing and the courage it is taking to put it one in the world, worth it.

If you have always thought about writing a book but never quite get to it do it now!  There is a reason you have thought about it in the first place.  You have something to say that no one else can say and the world needs your voice.

The cover of my book is showed at the top of this post.  It is called Empowered Health and Wellness; Awakening the Inner Physician.

This book is an invitation to join me on my personal wellness journey,as well as for me to share alternative techniques for achieving wellness,with the hope that it will help you expand your ideas around health and wellness. Most of the issues that I transformed were things doctors told me would not get better.  I write to support you to engage your inner healing wisdom, which I call, your Inner Physician. This book is an intimate look at my personal journey, so it is vulnerable, juicy and raw at times. I have been transparent to give you an inside view into my illnesses and the struggles I encountered in the process, in hopes that it will inspire your own journey. I have had what I would call bizarre and unusual healing experiences that resulted in miracles that occurred on many levels.  I want to say early in this book that I am using the words health and wellness as much as possible rather than the word “healing” because that word suggests that something is wrong that needs to be fixed.  If we believe we must heal something we are always in a state of fixing, rather than a state of perfection. If on the other hand we focus on wellness that is the journey we will take. Also healing might not mean recovering from something,instead gaining insight and evolving from your experience might be the healing.

This blog post story, which has had over 2500 hits since I wrote it and another blog post that had over 6000 hits are stories in the book.  I have re-written them in more detail but this will give you an idea.


If you would like more information about getting a copy of  the book please email me at magnetickatelyn@gmail.com for details.

Have you ever wanted to write a book?  What keeps you from doing it?  If you have written one, what were your challenges?  Please add them to the comments.  I would love to hear from you.


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