Personal Growth - Unthink Erase Vaporise
by Luis S. R. Vas
“[Hawaii’s Huna therapy] saved my life several years ago, when half of my face became paralysed, and when doctors told me that I’ll just have to accept it and that it may even get worse over time,” wrote Dr. Laura De Giorgio, a therapist herself.
“The paralysis was so bad that I couldn’t even speak coherently (I’d have to hold my lips with my hand in order to make an understandable sound), nor could I eat properly due to lack of sensation and because I couldn’t move the muscles of my mouth. It was simply unacceptable to me to live like that, so I remembered [the Huna] technique.”
She adopted the technique and spent a few days running a new pattern in the mind re-living her life from before the event until the present moment as if her face was always normal, and it had never become paralysed.
It was not instant healing, she acknowledges, “but it took only a few days for my face to become completely normal and to function perfectly. My friend said that that he was utterly amazed as he watched the transformation on my face – he said it was just like witnessing a miracle. Yeah, our minds are truly miraculous.”
This rapid action technique is the essence of all spiritual practices, and plays a major role in shamanic and esoteric practices. Sometimes it is labelled as the “practice of forgiveness”, sometimes as the “practice of emptiness”. After all, it’s much easier to build something new, something you’d desire to experience now, starting with a clean slate, than upon undesirable leftovers from the past.
There are varying degrees to the practice of this technique. They depend upon your purpose for using this technique, upon your perception of the world, and therefore upon what you may feel is safe for you to let go of.
At the very basic level of application, what you are doing is letting go of emotional attachment to some specific experience, which seems to be the source of greatest pain and obstacle in your life. Some of the applications may deal with healing some pain from broken relationships, or from any other kind of loss, getting rid of addictions, and even recovering completely from illnesses which are believed to be “incurable”.
Letting go means to forgive. But forgiveness is not about encouraging or condoning hurtful behavior, nor is it about shoving it under the carpet and forgetting about it. Forgiveness is about letting go of the emotional attachment to the situation, behaviour or person that has caused you pain. If something or someone is causing you repeated pain, and you don’t know how to deal with the specific situation, you may completely remove yourself from it. Forgiveness is not about letting you get hurt over and over again. It is about letting go of the ties that bind you to the past, about freeing the energy that is stuck in the past, so that you can more fully enjoy your life now.
And in the same way, this technique is not about shoving unresolved issues under the carpet. It is about resolving them. It is about clearing them, washing them away, and dissolving them into nothingness, so that you can use the freed energy to build the life you’d enjoy living now. The resolution is ultimately about liberating your emotional energy.
If you just attempt to forget about the painful event, to hide it from your awareness, to shove it deep inside you where you won’t be aware of the pain it’s causing you, sooner or later it will seek to be expressed in some way – and one of the most likely ways may be through some form of physical illness. That’s why when people suffer from some chronic health problems, the moment they let go of past hurts and resentments, they often experience spontaneous recovery. It is useful to know that any hurtful feelings you hold on to are not doing damage to anyone else as much as they are dragging you down. That’s why it’s important to let them go.
You may have learned from your past experiences what you like to experience in life, what you’d rather do without, what makes you feel more alive, what drains your energy, who and what contributes to your sense of well-being and happiness and who doesn’t. You can arrange your present life in accord with all that which you believe contributes to your greatest sense of well-being. And as you do, you can just let go of your emotional attachment to everything and everyone that doesn’t contribute to your sense of well-being. Fill your mind and heart, and surround yourself as much as possible with that which makes you feel good, and let go of the past.
The ways of practising this technique are as varied as your imagination may allow. You may imagine a brilliant white light or a violet fire blazing through the situation you desire to dissolve. White or violet light will dissolve all disharmonies from the situation, leaving only that which is lovely, beautiful and harmonious. You can use them to heal any condition. You will know when you are done because your feelings toward that situation will change; the pain will be gone, sometimes even within just a few minutes of practice.
You can also imagine having an “imaginary eraser” and erasing the problem – this has worked well for some people working with addictions.
You can scan your body, by moving your awareness through your body from the top of your head all the way down to your feet, and noticing any tense areas where blocked energy may be, and imagine them dissolving into nothingness. You may also just breathe through those parts of your body, until the tension (or the pain) is gone.
This technique is sometimes used with physical injuries due to accidents – you repeat the motions that lead to the injury, but with an alternative desired ending. For example, if you accidentally cut your finger with a knife while chopping vegetables, you may repeat the motion with the knife, but where it was intended to go in the first place, without touching your finger. This will re-imprint the event in your subconscious mind, and may instantly stop bleeding.
If you desire to change some lifelong condition, you can go back in your memory all the way to the time before that condition happened for the first time (even to the time of your birth or before) and relive your entire life in your mind as if that condition never existed in your life. You can at the same time replace it with the desired experience and relive your life as if you had the desired condition throughout your life. You should repeat this process as many times as necessary until the desired condition has been firmly impressed upon your subconscious mind, and the effect is obvious in your outer experience.
If you are using this technique for healing of an “incurable” illness, you should keep repeating it for half an hour, a few times a day, every day, until the problem is gone. If you really get wholeheartedly and vividly involved in this process, you should notice visible improvement after each half-an-hour session.
This technique can help you to get rid of some apparently impossible-to-heal conditions in a very short period of time. The secret of the rapid success with such therapies lies in your willingness and ability to experience your desired condition as if it were real for you now, in your inner world, in your subjective experience. Your outer experience merely reflects your subjective experience.
"The possibilities of this simple process are fantastic and boundless, especially if we use it to change the present effects of past events"
Here is an example by Serge Kahili King, Huna therapist and author of Urban Shaman: “[A] woman in California decided to act on the assumption that the subconscious lives only in the present moment and doesn’t distinguish between vivid imagination and physical experience. She’d received a bad burn on her leg from a motorcycle exhaust pipe some weeks before, and it had not been healing well. Vividly re-creating the accident in her mind, she gave it an ending change that left her leg clear of the pipe. She did this in her mind about 40 times. The longstanding condition which had begun to fester cleared up in three days.”
The possibilities of this simple process are fantastic and boundless, especially if we use it to change the present effects of past events. The best results come from making as small a change in the pattern as possible.
Here is another prescription by King:
• Think of your symptom and make the following statement: “I have a problem, and that can change. I want that problem to go away.”
• Tap or touch the following points on the body with two or three fingers for a count of seven beats each: centre of chest [between the nipples]; outside base of each thumb; base of neck. [These are acupuncture points.]
• Inhale with your attention on top of your head; exhale with your attention on your toes. [Inhaling above the head and exhaling below the feet is also used; these are chakra points.]
• Notice any change in the symptom and repeat the above as needed or as appropriate.
An SUDS (subjective units of distress) score on a 1-to-10 scale, before and after a treatment, is commonly used to keep track of progress in reducing the patient’s distress level.
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