Sunday, May 31, 2009
Knowledge is King, but how new learning is placed in your subconscious mind will effect how it is retrieved & therefore how useful it will be "in the moment" when you need it. Working hypnotically may be a new experience for you & while you have been schooled before, here you will be learning to be a student of "lifestyle change", entering the learning experience through the doors of Original Interactive Self-hypnosis. The techniques being presented may be somewhat different from your other learning experiences & so it will be important to keep an open mind, while entertaining positive & elevated expectations. In other words, a new mindset, breaking the mold, welcoming this approach with full expectation of being highly successful in "new ways." Remember, what you think is what you will receive. If you think that working with creative imagery is silly or is a waste of time, you will be setting up blocks or resistance, disallowing you to utilize these most powerful, self-fulfilling, mind-developing tools.
NOTE TO NEW READERS:
This experiential blog/workshop is based on my new book, "How Many Cookies Will It Take to Make Me Happy?" If you are new to my writing, you might want to read the earlier mini-chapters. They are available on FaceBook, The PublishersMarketPlace & at the following link. Remember to scan down to find the earliest chapters & work your way up. http://beyonddisorderlyeating.blogspot.com/
A bit of background.... we are working with creative Interactive Self-Hypnosis imagery, planting suggestions directly into the creative subconscious mind as you read along. What appears like a story is a series of self-hypnotic sessions, designed to bring about desired lifestyle changes. The inner mind is creative & rather child-like, loving to play with images, especially when they are emotionalized. Just like the saying, "a picture is worth a thousand words", well-planted mind images, can be worth hours of therapy. We can actually change or motivate in 1/200th of a second. So come along & look forward to some lifestyle-changing events
WHAT'S GOING ON NOW
Own each & every image! Within the SchoolHouse walls all lessons will be received with excitement & positive expectation. All emotional childSelves are highly receptive, even if they had been negative in the past. All forms of negativity & DVD backpacks are left outside, where they are bathed in the light of the Higher Power, transmuting or changing them into helpful new mind programs. Changing emotional energy is a major part of your work here & will continue throughout your life, not only in this particular area, but in all areas.
MORE ABOUT YOUR THERAPEUTIC TEACHER-SELF
You now know that there are different parts to your Therapeutic Self. Your Therapeutic TeacherSelf is one of those very important parts. Others include your ParentSelf & PhysicianSelf. Your SpiritualSelf lives within all three parts, dispensing spiritual or Universal energy to all parts, thereby continually releasing any & all emotional stressors. Once again, own your images. Seeing or sensing these parts will be very helpful to you, for at any moment you can call forth these Archtypes to assist you in returning to balance. Today, your Therapeutic TeacherSelf is in the schoolhouse, ready to work with this spiritual light or energy.
Remember that you are working with a diorama or model of your schoolhouse. This enables you to observe all the happenings inside, as well as giving you the opportunity to change things as you see fit. In addition, if you prefer, you can shrink yourself down & take a seat in the back of the classroom. This can provide an even bigger impact, especially in a class like today's. Your TeacherSelf stands tall in front of the emotional childSelves, delivering respect & focused attention. The children sit up in their seats, following the energy delivered by the Teacher. It's easy to notice how they are directed by energy & you make a note to remember this fact, for indeed, they follow the energy you deliver as well. You now realize that you are responsible for calling your emotions forward & then "energy-feeding" them. This Knowledge brings you enormous power, for this is how change comes about. No longer will you be fooled by emotions that push you around, taking you down paths of self-destruction & disease.
THE GOLDEN LEARNING EGG
The mind & body learn best in a physiological/emotional position of deep relax. In this state the mind slows, the body processes slow & the subconscious mind is receptive to suggestions. You already know that you can evoke this state in 1/200th of a second. Images are powerful change tools & are very quick. Here we will utilize an image of a big "golden learning egg shape." Your TeacherSelf draws it for the class & each emotional child draws one for itself. Go ahead & do the same for you, simply on your mind screen. Your mind screen is located just outside of your eyes. If you close them, it's right behind your closed eyes. You do know that place. Whatever you place there, is accepted as "what you want." The Teacher demonstrates taking the Golden Egg image off of the mind screen & placing is around you. Notice the emotions doing just that. In this position, the Golden Egg is free to expand, making it a comfortable place to rest. Sense the body settling & relaxing deeply, being protected from outside activity. The Teacher explains that the purpose of the Golden Egg is to give you a deep resting place, separate from the "circus of the world" which lives outside of the Egg. From your "inside" position, you can relax, recover & also disassociate yourSelf from the "circus."
Copyright 2009 Elizabeth Bohorquez, RN, C.Ht
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Elizabeth Bohorquez, RN, C.Ht is author of Sugar...the Hidden Eating Disorder & How to Lick It. She is also the writer/producer of over 350 mp3/CD programs in the areas of medicine, health, prevention, addictions, self-development & sports for adults & children.