We had the good fortune of connecting with Andrea Diodati and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Andrea, we’d love to hear what makes you happy.
Whether it’s through teaching, channeling healings, or a good giggle, my happiness is empowering others and self through connection with Universal Consciousness. By tapping into the bliss of Universal Consciousness, I set aside my day to day concerns and just feel my joy. My joy amplifies when I can be of service, assisting another to remember their connection to Universal Consciousness. Then our connection and joy magnifies each other’s into a big bliss fest!

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
For the last 10 years, I worked in fashion, designing for my own line and large brands. Energy healing and design may seem drastically different but there’s a lot of similarities- color, creativity, intuition! Color has tremendous capacity for healing. For example, the frequency of light blue can sooth your throat chakra, helping you to speak your truth or nurse a soar throat. Whether you’re trend forecasting for design or you’re reading a client’s energy field, you’re using your intuition. When I first started channeling, I was amazed how similar it felt to sketching. Just like when a dress would pop into the right side of my brain while sketching, I heard guidance in the right side of my brain during a healing. The act of a healing is very creative, all your senses and higher senses are engaged. You’re so present to yourself, the client, Universal Consciousness. You surrender and flow. When you design you’re catering to your target customer’s needs. Similarly, with healing you’re aligning your energy field to the client’s, so that you may be of assistance to their emotional, psychological, spiritual or physical needs. My love of design still finds itself in my healing practice- whether it’s through the colors of my website, my logo or designing the experience of a class or healing. And then there’s the practical business side of my healing practice that my fashion line prepared me for- hello spreadsheets and marketing, my old friends!

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I would say let’s take a road trip! Visit Joshua Tree, go vintage shopping at The End, have a ceremony at Salvation Mountain and do some manifestation at sunset with that expansive desert horizon. So juicy!

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
The Barbara Brennan School of Healing Science without a doubt has changed and IS changing my life in the best possible way. It’s a four year energy healing school that was founded by a NASA physicist in the 1980s. It’s the most comprehensive energy healing training in the world- you can even get a degree in the healing science! Growing up, I would see Barbara Brennan’s book Hands of Light on my mom’s night table, but it would take 20 plus years before I was ready to go on this journey. The teachers are incredible master’s at their craft, lovingly guiding us students on our path of self healing. We learn a lot of complex technique, but in order to hold healing for others, we learn to hold healing for ourselves first. Even if you’re not interested in being a healer, the personal transformation aspect is worth it!

Website: www.waterandroses.com

Instagram: @andrea_diodati

Youtube: Water and Roses, https://youtu.be/nDLWFc0c-p8

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