How do I begin, my friends.
Dr. Brian Weiss was a founding contributor to the awakening of our infinite mortality. I chuckle at how long it took him, five years, to finally believe what he was witnessing was real in his first book, Many Lives, Many Masters.
It’s hard to take, and for me even harder for who I woke up to be and try and convince the masses. When you do wake to your past emotional connections and ties and soul…it’s a real heart breaker at first to know just how wrong we get life. The reality is just too much to bear.
So I understand why people avoid me, my posts, my stories, my inspirations from my guides. I certainly do understand the shock and lack of belief. We are not raised to believe in Spirit, least of all our own.
I am not what you imagine me to be, I am what I imagine me to be. This goes for everyone of course. We are born within a family (soul group) structure of sorts, no matter what it looks like. You can be adopted and it be because you want to be with your soul group but one of them couldn’t carry you. If you are meant to be with them you will be again. Everything is on time and on purpose. Please relax, let your Spirit be.
I don’t pretend to know everything, especially details, I can only see and feel the big picture at this point. It’s very unlifting, hard, heavy to carry my story because most people are living in the head of fantasies, or learned intelligence, to guide them. If anyone speaks out of line like I do all of the time they are dismissed.
Our minds are very vulnerable. Prone to believing anything given enough water. It’s easy to fool consciousness, but Spirit knows the Truth. Eventually the spirit emotionally reacts to lies and it doesn’t feel good. We have lobotomies, letting people get away with all sorts of terrible things with our minds and bodies. Drugs, and legislation.
What is Spirit? People wonder, because they don’t know. In my wakening I know now I never knew myself in life, not for 58 years. I was what people imagined to be, I was not myself.
We should not be unconscious…I will say that. Conscious is afraid of unconscious at this point. When I say unconscious it’s hand in hand with Spirit. My words are highly offensive to the ones living obediently under the rules of man. I understand, I did this life of a robot group think as well. I tried to stay in the lines and forced my son to do the same, until his death by suicide.
Recently it took two years of PTSD recovery to understand and so why or how can I expect anyone else to get me. They won’t, and I accept that because it’s hard for me to even talk about. Why do I bother? Because I came back for a reason. Like all of us.
I am tired, and I won’t keep fighting people to try and show them how upside down we are living. I turn 60 on September 11th, I hope the world blows by then so that I can relax. No, I am not negative, humanity’s reaction to Truth is.
This pressure cooker of life is not healthy, and people are no longer attached to their own senses. Dulled by chemical invasion of the senses. Without human senses to see, hear, and feel…one cannot survive. One has to be careful of what they eat, and vaccines. Please. This is how epidemics are spread.
They took us away from heart and made us think of heaven. Without heart we cannot feel. Without feelings we have a robotic civilization who are capable of destroying the planet. And themselves.
To pray outside is to forget the power, talent, and resources are inside. Unless one is connected to the most Joyful and loving side of self the memories are forgotten. Sleeping…just for a while, until death.
There are many layers of consciousness. Infinite. You can come back time and time again to the same emotional life but with a different story. I will never stop learning about history of my being. Where am I getting my education? Source. Inside.
I was a failure in school and they told me so. Mentally I could not focus on such upside down and useless to by purpose details. Over and over the subjects get taught the same, and the imagination of who I was was watered with ideas and projections from others as if my not doing grade 8 math is going to bite me all life long, like I am stupid and can’t have the life benefits of good education and careers. I lived that life as if it was true, emotionally and while my resume looks very good, it was never complete to what I could have been had I been given the same opportunities as man.
When down it is dark and the light cannot be found. Keep the spirit happy and Joyful, no matter what the rules. We are all here to play out an ego experience, the emotional pain does not have to continue to destroy each life with misery. If you are miserable. Most people are not but they are certainly creating it for the others.
I came to bring light to the mega corruption in our Thinking. Religious upbringing and political government nightmares repeating history to the point of no return.
I remember picking this life after an induction with Dr. Weiss. I saw myself as my mother’s mother, and flashed was a blue Alien in the dream induced by Dr. Brian Weiss. When I witnessed my maternal grandmother (who died when I was 9 months old) and great-grandfather Thomas in a scene in my dream, a voice asked me, who will bear the brunt of her anger? After layers of understanding I know it means I am my mother’s mother as well as other ancestors. I was the recipient of my mother’s rage to the death of her mother, and as her daughter. I am an emotional witness to both abuses by my mother, and what she did to my father’s name and life.
Dr. Weiss was not there when I had the dream and so it was not a hypnotic trick of the mind. It came to me in Spirit. Emotional lives are remembered when conscious. The intelligence is very positive. Right now it’s not working out in Truth and so the shift is coming faster. Consciousness is diseased and the only way to save oneself is to remember who they are. No one can do this for you.
Brainwashing intelligence is in the wrong hands and not the good people who more often than not actually support the psychopaths more than the victims. Media and public education are the culprits of free will being hijacked. People repeat brainwashing time and time again, to the same people…as if it was true even if they don’t know. Suicide is the risk.
Our advanced killing technology and indoctrination for wars (for freedom🙃) is so capable now with intelligence we can be wiped off the map of earth. Humanity.
Here is my history I remember before I was my mother’s mother…
I am reborn from the lives of the man, Jesus, and King James. I was the soul of their Mother and lived the same Ego lives.
I was Mary Queen of Scots living the same emotional roles with different Ego experiences but same soul group. The theme is the same in all three lives. I was even born with an English accent of sorts. There are many dots to my interests and ways and manners that makes me smile with Joy in knowing why now. Even phobias of rotten food, which Queen Mary was fed in her final years. No one knows this, it is not in the books. She never killed her husband, and she was raped by her accuser. The religious right had their way until even her own cousin was convinced she should die. Same same this life only we are not living as kings and queens this time and the outcome is more passive aggressive. Emotionally, we are the same.
I know the dots of my life and experiences that make me aware this is real, but how can anyone else when the fantasy is waiting for a virgin to show up and save them?
So I have come to realize I will never be what people expect and to stop trying. They will think I am living in Ego and not understand this is my spirit’s desires. The history books have trained the mind well to ignore the Truth for the sake of memory and fantasy. This veers us away from the path and takes many lifetimes to realize the dreams.
At the risk of offending folks I’ve lost too much and I won’t allow anyone to malign who and what I am again. I offer anyone to challenge me and my history. I am taking my power back by speaking the Truth as I know it. I’ll be proven right. Some people are ready to hear the Good news (Truth) and I am excited to tell. Many are conscious already, are you ready to come to terms with who you really are? Are you afraid? Do you think your energy is for nothing?
I’d like to share the real Jesus but first we debunk the fables of Moses so indoctrinated. Jesus tried so long ago and spoke of his inspirations of consciousness. It’s what got him killed. This question why I chose this life? Well, this time once and for all I am here to repair the reputations of the ideals of my Father and Son…and to free willing slaves of debt, the financial economy ideals of Satan. First, old ideas all have to go. We need a clean slate as if we know nothing except by how we feel.
I love to share with Joy because that is where this is heading. If you are Triggered negatively by my emotional history or insights, please know you have been Touched by the Truth and it is time to pay attention to your emotional intelligence. I wish and hope for your love and support, unconditionally as I give others. WE make mistakes, but I am not a mistake. It took everything I”ve been through to get here and I won’t let myself down again. I believe in me to show you I want you to believe in you. The same way Jesus taught before the masses killed him, and maligned his name and character to serve outside Idol Lords.
It’s time to reveal the Truth. Anyone is welcome to prove me wrong but if it comes from learned text it will be an uphill battle when Truth is the Light we all really need and want. There is no forgiveness, you did nothing wrong.
As I awaken my innate senses I am concerned about the state of mind of the people. I think they are insane. Or slaves.
Evidence is flowing in that right brain oppression has created a dark place for much of the population who live in the depression of darkness. Introducing a sure way to understand for yourself how well you are seeing things. Sleeping minds can feel lethargic, heavy, unable to see the flowers, or smell the coffee. Human senses are manipulated negatively by trauma, emotional reaction, and chemicals. Unsuspecting good people may experience very real issues with their living senses for survival if denied the opportunity of Free Will.
The focus on left brain intelligence where memory, numbers and logic exists to come to a proven scientific conclusion, makes mental pygmies of the people. We seem to have succumbed to the status quo, against the right brain oriented spirit. Up to 80% of the population could be right brain hemisphere beings who find it just as difficult to live in a left brain world, as the left handed feel using the right hand or the right hand using the left. It doesn’t feel good for a reason – it’s not the way they work. When we finally allow the left handed to use the left hand his work is just as good as any right handed person. Am I wrong? Do I make sense to you? Because this is just coming to me now and making perfect sense – all from my imagination guessing at things.
How depressed would the left-handed person be if they had to use their right hand – because someone else said so? What kind of work do you think they would produce for you?
Eventually, when working against the current we are going to get tired, sick and drown.
Insomnia, sight (losing things right in front of you), hearing, tasting, smelling, hunger, sexual arousal, body temperature and blood pressure senses are affected, as well as many other senses needed for human survival like insight and common sense. Symptoms will include mental, emotional and spiritual disconnection, low energy and sensations of mental imbalance. Physically the body can experience IBS, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Migraine Headaches, Insomnia, skin disorders, and worse. Everything coming from unconscious mind affects the human body experience if the brain is not nurtured, exercised, developed.
Okay, all of that boring negative news we need to know aside, let’s do some brain exploring just for giggles because I know you probably don’t sense a lot of fun every day living in a ‘inside the lines’ world:
First, give yourself a break. Go get a cookie or a treat of some kind no one else would approve of, and just sit down in a quiet dark place, the bathroom if necessary. Decide it’s okay to go back in time when you use to play pretend, imaginary games. At the very least, it can’t hurt.
Allow permission to unwind and relax for three hours or three minutes – the imagination can work at the speed of light, and there are no rules.
Are you ready to learn why we may be experiencing so much mental illness and addictive behavior?
What if I started by telling you there is nothing wrong with the sick at heart that a look at the root cause can’t fix? Are you interested in getting to the bottom of emotional and mental imbalance?
This discussion would be incomplete if I didn’t start off talking about what is literally making about half of the school population emotionally and spiritually sick. For me I could not tolerate public education in elementary and secondary school and I’ve figured out why the place made me so very unhappy in spirit.
This is important and we need more empathy if our kids are going to get anywhere…
Trying to cope in a row style environment, remembering facts and figures was hard and boring to me. I somehow knew I don’t need to know everything they want to force me to learn, I can teach myself how to think. Get me to Grade four where I can problem solve, read, write, communicate with civil behavior and I’ll be fine. I know now my learning style did not suit left brain academy at all. I started off on the wrong foot. The left one.
In Grade 1 we had these IQ testing standards and I remember the teacher saying as soon as we finished our exam booklet to quietly go outside until all of the other children were finished. Well, that’s all Cherylann needed to pretend to answer all of them correctly as fast as possible without looking at the questions. Just filled in the grey squares and off I go to play – first one out.
Of course the system thought I was disabled in some way from the beginning because of that first impression brought on by a little girl who just wanted to end the unhappy classroom experience. From that moment on my life took a turn for the worse and lost years of education I’ll never get back. I failed grade 2. That was the first year I remember feeling a deep seated depression settling in my spirit. No one had any confidence in me even though I could tell time before my brother who was two years older than me, and I was reading way beyond anyone else I knew. I wrote poetry and was so good even my mother liked my written thought sometimes although she nor I saved anything. It was rare for me to have any credit in school until I found my own way back starting at my age of 21.
Let me give you a couple of examples on how public school was no help in my emotional or academic growth. Grade 8 Math said I did nothing that semester, and I finally dropped out of school in grade 10 after the huge disappointment I received from the one class I did like, English: We were told for 50% of the grade to write a book of poetry. All different kinds, Haiku, Couplet, Limerick, Free Verse…omg I was in heaven! Finally I was going to bring home an “A” rather than the usual D’s and F’s or Incomplete’s with “U” for Unsatisfactory effort. Then the system kicked me in the ass right out the door when the assignment had an added requirement: I had to illustrate each poem. People who get my brain will feel my pain in the idea of drawing pictures! It will RUIN EVERYTHING! In the poetry there is passion, in my drawing we barely have a Kindergarten level ability of even staying in the lines. It was a horrifying assignment that sucked all of my passion right out me until I found myself again. I refused to illustrate those poems, wanting to show off my poetic art, and only received a C, and the teacher said I should have had an incomplete. I am creative, but in my own unique ways that didn’t include fine arts.
So I did what any other free thinking right brain person would do, run away from home to escape the madness. That’s a nice way to frame things but I want you to know my awareness about myself then was nothing like the self-awareness of I have myself today. I was a worthless no value person who was filled with self doubt and even hatred, in my mind back in the day. A bad girl in my mind, however mislead.
I look back today and am in awe of how my life came together so unconsciously perfectly well, and how I made it is anyone’s guess. I am a miracle but that’s another story I’ll share another time.
Speaking of guessing and getting back to the spirit:
I think guessing is the secret to everything. I am conscious of our right brain capabilities lately in my work as a Clinical Hypnotherapist. I work with some seriously depressed and anxious women and men who are collapsing in the same left-brain oriented world that I almost drowned in before them. All of this memory, order, perfection, lines, rules, technology, is making people sick. We worship and embrace logical training and is now (or has always, I don’t know) the dominate force of our people. It is the only side of the brain respected or valued in this, and most other worldly cultures.
The problem is men and women were created equal, but not the same. It’s so obvious to me I can’t believe no one thought of this before. We have such a completely different physical and mental mind it’s amazing no one said anything to make me think again about how important Math 8 would be, considering the trauma it caused my happy spirit. We need to ask why doctors only studied the male body for research until recently when female forms are the one’s with all of the tools for life? How can they compare the sexes at all? Why no man still understands a woman is because he isn’t one. It’s part of the plan for us to be different, but we spend so much time trying to be the same as men instead of our own amazing selves.
This is where the exciting part comes in for women everywhere and to come – it turns out our part of the brain makes us the inventors of the world too! We are Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Bell, and all of the one’s who made this world what it is today because they were allowed to imagine things without shaming. Airplanes and wild ideas of internet connect was just an idea floating around someone’s right brain. The imagination. If that imagination can connect with the senses for life; sight, sound, taste, smell, touch – and intuition – you can count on a manifestation in reality. The creator. That’s our gift. We have ideas, imagination, and the creative passion within us that would make this world one hell of a place to live. Almost perfection if you think about it. Being allowed to imagine is all it takes.
Can men be right brain oriented and women be left? Absolutely. It’s true more women are right brain feminine but there are many right brain masculine. Gays, transgendered, ADHD (so-called) and other male types are right brain oriented in some areas and do not do well in school in many cases. Unless they are little lobotomized to obedience or something. The mind is is about spirit development, supposed to be, don’t you think?
The emotional imagination has been played with and manipulated for someone else’s benefit. Not mine. Instead of imagining and manifesting a good life for ourselves, we give the female sex up to the idea that we are born in sin. Fear, shame, anger are learned into the consciousness, darkening the heart to sleep until you hardly know it’s there anymore. This part of our being feels like it’s going insane. The unconscious spirit just can’t take it anymore! That’s what I think.
Imagine the imagination is exactly where your kind of wisdom is found? And it’s beyond left brain limits – it is infinite in emotional intelligence. The way we have evolved is an example…and it just keeps getting better. But never to perfection. It is infinite, flexible, relative, and does not know time.
The whole point is self-love and respect, and to count on you for your good life. The spirit can only awaken to universal wisdom if we know it is there. It is clear we have been led down the wrong road for our own spiritual sake with the judgement we place on men and women alike. It is never too late, and maybe all of our experiences was supposed to be how we were going to develop the soul all along anyway.
SENSES OF THE IMAGINATION
How do you solve problems and then thrive?
- Guess. If you don’t know the answer to something, use your imagination to figure out the problem. You know. You know everything. The more you believe the more you know. This is an amazingly fast way to open up the vault of the unconscious imagination. You know things, you have had life, lots of your experiences will remind you of the answer and it’s all stored right there in the unconscious ready to be accessed if you’d just go to the guess channel. I’ll tell you a secret, if you connect with yourself enough you might soon be connecting with your guides and the rest of the universe as well.
2. Put yourself into trance regularly. If you can’t see a Hypnotherapist then find a way to get out of your own way. Music, arts, look into a fire, whatever…you know how, you know everything. I have confidence in your innate talents and resources to put yourself into a calm state of mind where you don’t have to think for a while. 🙂
3. When in a trace state of mind begin to dream and fantasize using the mind’s eye. If you have difficulty understanding this, think of it as the same way you might have fantasies for sexual gratification, only this time you want to open up the juices of other senses for life. To create your imagination with any kind of clarity the dark ego emotional nonsense has to be removed. It’s okay, you don’t need them believe me. You really have to be willing to give up a lot of the ego. Use your imagination to balance the emotional senses. It won’t hurt your sex drive to focus on another fantasy, it might even help.
Friends, as we evolve into this next age emotions are sparking everywhere and it is going to get worse, you can imagine. This is your gift, your deal – emotions and they are love, compassion and empathy. That’s the heart under the ego of fear, shame, and anger. You feel unstable because you are waking up I suspect, and can sense things that go on in your life are not right, but can’t figure out what. It’s right brain oppression and you’re only just beginning an amazing journey now. It feels unstable because no one is agreeing with your thinking that you can hardly deny anymore. Right brain people keep silent and I share from my heart to be an example of the opposite. I hope you find your purpose and inspire others with your mind. It is special. It is very special. Finally.
For Suffering Sensitive Men and Women
You can come up with ideas to leave a controlling or abusive relationship. Find a way because you are smart like that so do it. Without consciousness the senses feel like insanity.
Men, they’re great too with their own unique talents, resources, and offerings to the world! But not everything is all about men, especially when the main right brainers are indeed women who have been very badly neglected in life offerings and benefits, and we are beginning to know it. I encourage the development of right brain education, in the way that suits the child’s spirit. I tell big pharma that drugging beautiful minds with medication that stays in the energy 24/7 should be a criminal offense, if they only knew the damage it was doing throughout North America.
Instead of using the imagination to scare yourself to death, try to turn the imagination around for better results and watch yourself blossom into the butterfly you were meant to be. What do you think all of those pretty butterflies are trying to tell you when they flutter by? Time to stand up and take your place at the table with all of the others now. If no one has invited you to equality and good life, find another way. You too will come up with all sorts of theories as you evolve. What if you are allowed? XXOO
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Cherylann Thomas, BASc.Crim., CH,t is a Clinical Hypnotherapist in West Kelowna, British Columbia.
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The more I engage in the practice of hypnosis the better insight from my unconscious I sense. Things are starting to look amazing. I hope you agree before they take this down !
Grab a coffee and enjoy a read that could change your life for the better instantly. I will point out some simple clues to recovery, and explain in easy terms the mind, brain, science and snake oil. To achieve this will you allow me to reframe some of the more traditional thinking? If nothing else but for a moment of emotional relief from the strict confines of medical science I want to show you there may be another reason for mental illness epidemic we are seeing destroy families across the nations.
If the diagnostic model for mental illness has been working for you and the treatment programs you have been offered appeal to you, keep doing what you are doing and please don’t let my ideas offend you. I have no intentions of changing anyone’s mind or method of treatment, I only share to inform another perspective that we could look at for the thrill of possibilities.
Well we have to give credit where credit is due. The pharmaceutical trillion dollar industry has done a very good job on making sure we think mental illness is a permanent part of life, that without drugs the situation is hopeless. Labels and mind and mood altering drugs have become the new way to deal with problems for all ages of people, from the elderly being most likely to be on a psychiatric drug (Vancouver Sun states 97% of elderly); women next followed by children being the most common consumers before men. We are rapidly giving in to sickly diagnosis of incurable mental illness which can come within minutes of sitting in front of a doctor. How can they know you have a Serotonin problem when they can’t even be bothered to take a blood test? They say mentally ill people need drugs to balance something, but have never proven the imbalance to the individual. I know I’ve been offered and accepted anti-depressants by almost every single doctor I encountered beginning in about 1998. At first we are told it was for only three months, then I must find another way to peace.
I use to blindly (not using my own senses) believe a man (or anyone) could know what is wrong with my body and mind without a scientific test. How is that for giving up will to another? How do we come to that place as equal partners to other humans?
It is a fact of life that the people feeling weak or vulnerable are at a risk of being led somewhere that works against their own good senses for a satisfying life experience.
It is no secret in my community that I present myself as appalled at the current way we treat mental illness in Canada. To me it is not only keeping people sick, it is contagious through the family and generations to come. Popping pills is NORMAL and we wonder why kids need drugs to cope and find their own way to get the job done.
Addictions continue to take over the will and lives of good people who become dependant on everything and everyone other than themselves. We have much fear around trusting our own good judgement and intuition on how to live, and live well.
I think we have turned our will and our lives over to the power of others – is that what we are suppose to do?
Can it make us sick?
See if these unconscious bits of wisdom that comes to me doesn’t appeal to your better judgement:
Depression can be the best thing that ever happens to a person. It is a message from the unconscious that a sense (or more than one sense) is out of balance and needs attention. It could be a spiritual emergency.
Self medicating is not going to help in the long run because it shuts down the part of the brain that is suffering, the right hemisphere.
Right brain is where ideas, emotions, and creativity for problem solving live.
Recovery becomes next to impossible to tap into while on long-term acting anti-depressants, which are designed to dull the senses for emotional pain relief. Drugs are supposed to inhibit sight, sounds, feelings, tastes and smells to protect the patient from…life.
What is less known is the pharmaceuticals also affect the senses of sexual arousal, hunger, insight and sometimes common sense – putting children at risk of being neglected or placed in dangerous situations, depending on how strength legally prescribed drug the parent is taking. Just because they do not give a ‘high’ does not mean those senses aren’t blocked.
Living with dulled senses for any length of time is not healthy to any reasonable thinking person.
In my opinion the whole chemistry theory simply cannot work for a spiritual energy, but this isn’t the first time I’ve sensed people in authority were wrong.
Like the time my pastor insisted (and I willingly believed) women bleed because of a punishment from God, and my role on earth was to serve man. No wonder I was tired, ashamed, and felt hopeless.
Ideas may not flow to the blocked mind and yet that is where our true answers live. Think of depression as a clear signal that change is needed in some area of life. If we cannot hear what the sense of depression is saying, how on earth can we end the pain and grow forward?
The imagination is what gets folks into trouble and it is what leads the way out. But if we have no ability to imagine the best for ourselves we risk manifesting what we are imagining in the darkness.
I ask you to begin to deliberately imagine a better life you can enjoy. You are allowed to fantasize the best for yourself besides in sexual situations!
To exercise your very own intuit; find a creative outlet that seems like fun to you. Colour, draw, write, or otherwise focus on something that will take you out of your head and in new light, so to speak. Play, pretend, enjoy something, no matter how small – as often as possible. Decide what is enjoyable for you, and do that.
Give up the control and responsibility of everyone else for extended periods of time – and never let anyone control you away from your peace.
Please become aware of the tapes you play in your mind about yourself, your life, and your problems.
The more we tend to focus, obsess, worry, the more of the same will we seem to bring about. For example, thinking about fat all day long will literally create more fat!
Maybe you can’t control the world at large, but you can get yourself into good mental shape if you think you matter enough.
Imagine you are responsible for one life and if you can manage that you pass the test and win.
If you build a foundation that works for you everything else will fall into place.
The universe will respond to your energy and reveal opportunities that will show you what you are really made of when connected to yourself.
If you are depressed because you didn’t learn solid coping skills, or were not really conditioned to sense a healthy image of self, please know that you are not permanently damaged! DON’T LET ANYONE TELL YOU THAT, please.
It is never too late to change your imagination and gain these tools to thrive in life in a manner that actually works for you.
Begin to allow the idea that you are much more than this. Inside of you is a miracle just waiting to be revealed I promise.
I’m winding down: This one is going to be hard for you, I know: But,
Be gentle with yourself, okay? No more tough love.
Chances are others were not always gentle with you and you’ve learned very well how to take over the emotional whippings.
Or, if you tend to be hardon others around you – maybe leave them alone.
Live. Let live. Let go. Grow.
Clear the fearful, shamed or angry energy in any way that works for you.
Aren’t you sick of people being mad at you, giving you unwanted advice, meddling in your business like you don’t have a lick of sense yourself?
Take yourself back at any time by speaking up against control.
Set boundaries. We teach people HOW to treat us. Teach them well.
Don’t do to others what you wouldn’t want done to you.
The stress of everyone else’s emotional reactions is just too much so please don’t inflict unnatural fears and worries on others to pick up
And don’t let anyone do it to you.
Remember, you are responsible for ONE soul this journey.
Treat yourself and others kindly, keep a clear conscience for peace of mind.
I ask that you never push yourself to do what you are not ready to do. You will know when you have had enough, and not a moment before.
Go with flow, not against it
Don’t be afraid or ashamed to seek out help in a way that makes good sense to you.
Depression is sick, not stupid.
Use your senses of insight to make decisions about how you want to get your life back.
Ensure the person or program you seek assistance from respects you as an individual, and has uplifting, motivating, inspirational ways to get you to your life recovery.
Recovery does not have to be mean, harsh, or punishing. In fact, if it feels nasty the odds of it working is unlikely
Stay away from fads and fashions that have no clinical results.
People spend thousands of dollars trying to find the easiest, less painful way to self and end up with the least success.
Hypnotherapy is fast, it is safe, it is lovely and it works – but if the client is not willing to put any effort into the treatment – well, you get out of anything what you put into it.
Research and then ask yourself for the best answer on the kind of help you seek from others.
Talking about your problems is good. Once is enough. After that you are beating a dead horse.
Going on and on and on is embedding the issues into the unconscious creating bad feelings all day long.
One good idea is to stop focusing on how you got to this place, and ask yourself what the solutions might be.
You know everything if you take the time to ask yourself. Isn’t it time?
Please like and share if you find this helpful. I am soon going to be producing a video blog so that I can just say all of this with my face right there for you to get to know. Let’s start talking about some other solutions than what we are currently being offered by the medical establishment.
Be like me; take back control over your comfortable happy life 🙂
Cherylann Thomas, BASc.Crim., CH,t is a Clinical Hypnotherapist working out of the Family Wellness Centre in West Kelowna, BC. She has made a name for herself specializing in grief, loss, depression, anxiety and believes she is successful because of her amazing story of how she came to be at peace with some serious life situations that would bring most to their knees. Cherylann copes happily with anything that comes her way today. She says, “Bring it!” to life challenges because she has a sincere belief that no problem is ever too big it cannot be fixed!
I notice a disturbing pattern emerging when it comes to mental illness and women. First, the current system seems to be creating even more sickness and suicide for the multitudes and masses, which conflicts with my good senses of what a medical community should be doing for the betterment of society. Second, I believe the cause of so much unhappiness has little to do with illness, and more to do with oppression of right brain talents and resources.
I know what wonderful and miraculous things can happen when creative folks are allowed to express themselves exactly how they are without having to compare their gifts to left brain oriented counterparts. I see women and men regain self-esteem very quickly with just learning a few new ideas for WHY they may be feeling so mentally sick other than what they are being told by doctors and pharmaceutical commercials.
What if mental illness is really an unconscious reaction to bullshit?
Why does it seem like more women than men are ‘crazy?’ How come no one ever asks how to cure mental illness and seem perfectly happy accepting drugs as the solution to unconscious despair? Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to understand what is real according to Wikipedia. Whose real? How come in many eastern countries schizophrenia folks are used as ‘wise men and women’ who have great insight to things most people cannot see? These are just a few questions I have after years of living my life as a woman in a society that insists my body and mind must work like the male ones or I am ‘abnormal.’ I believe women (and men) are brainwashed into believing how they are supposed to feel and be, because it works better for someone else.
Imagine a world that nourishes, respects, and even admires women for their physiological differences? How much better can civilization be with a ‘feminine’ balance to masculine values? I wonder if one would feel mental in a world of left brain folks if they thought their right brains mattered too?
Women have been traditionally ‘known’ to be the crazy ones at home, work, and in the psyche wards. What if ‘mental illness’ is really ‘right brain intelligence neglect?’ We live in a left brain world where conditioning and development is almost entirely based on preferences of logic and order. It all starts in grade one. Everything one needs to know about the right brain is apparently learned by Kindergarten because that is when the imagination part of us begins to get stifled, shut down and shut up to make room for academics. Sure we have some music and art classes available to help students along, but mostly we will find left brain activities of memory development, algebra, and even sports as the preferred activities, and this is about as interesting as going to the dentist all day long for some people and so problems ensue when one does not live up to the expectations of the educational system we have available.
Soon we may wonder what is wrong with girls who suffer in math or boys who disrupt procedures in the class. Why is everyone else going to school like good little boys and girls, but others are simply not fitting in, and ‘failing?’ Many children are now being labeled as diseased in some way, mentally if they do not keep up with the way things are. It’s becoming ridiculous to me to see so many children and adults drugged and put away for life with a label of mental illness because we do not care to look deeper.
Displaced children grow up with thoughts of inadequacy, not belonging, and no voice. Powerlessness in a system that actually works against the amazing minds of right brain thinkers creates so much turmoil a person can hardly cope after a while. Soon the person may begin to shut themselves down in fear of their own differences.
Mental illness can feel debilitating. There is no sense of self power or control when one is hidden under blankets day in and day out with the television blaring in the background to drown out the destructive thoughts. Drugs, alcohol or food are often introduced to cut the incessant misery sense. What about anxiety? What a nightmare that is when they suddenly have an inability to breathe while driving, or in a public place. What is the answer we have for these suffering souls? Ativan, Xanax, Clonazapam. Imagine what it might be like to feel worthless, unlovable, wants to give up, and die. Suicide has become so epidemic it is now the number one killer of our youth — more than accidents and murder put together.
Whatever we are doing to help mentally ill and addicted people does not seem to be working. In fact, it is making things much worse.
People are dying in record numbers by their own hand!
What if the problem isn’t mental illness, rather mental deprivation of the senses which can be restored with a little bit of attention to the real problems in society?
Are you ready for a new perspective on that ever so popular DSM, the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual that every doctor in North America refers to as a bible of sorts when deciding what is wrong with women medically, when it comes to mental symptoms?
If someone’s answer to our problems makes a little bit of sense we may inadvertently buy into horrible permanent life decisions for temporary emotional relief. Vulnerable folks are easily convinced on the idea there is something wrong with their biology because nothing else seems to make sense in their world. The so-called science about Serotonin being discovered as the culprit to mental illness is still being passed around as truth. Just Google, “Serotonin Lie” and see what you find. Every day we are seeing cases of pharmaceutical marketing literally driving people completely away from themselves and their own good senses and on drugs actually designed to inhibit the life of the right brain!
If anyone tells me I have an incurable mental or physical illness you better believe I need to see the blood work or x-ray to prove that today. No longer do I take the word of someone who cannot possibly understand my world as they figure I may have a biological problem, rather than something else going on. For mental illness no evidence of chemistry sickness exists even though people believe this to be the case. Sometimes a confused doctor will say no one really knows what causes mental illness so it could be DNA genetically passed down with no reason at all.
Perhaps. Maybe not. My clients tell me they get tired of doctors guessing treatment until the right drug is discovered by accident. Stuffing symptoms with mind altering chemicals makes as much sense as someone taking a pain medication for a physical reason forever, doesn’t it? It should be RARE not the common practice to offer life time brain-pain medication.
When can we find out why people feel mental? For some it is simply easier to pack it in and be sick with permission from the system. Many women agree to be mental so they can have a government sponsored disability income in a corporate society that offers a fraction of work income and benefits their left brain brothers are earning. We have made women responsible for everything to do with the family, accountable for keeping everything together without assistance from a wayward spouse, and then pay her peanuts when she needs to work to put food in the kids mouths. I’d rather go on mental disability, thanks. It is all about survival and women will do what they must to keep going; some are brilliant at working the system that tries to keep them powerless, afraid, and ashamed. You go girl!
Isn’t it time to fix the problem before life is completely wasted away? I hear time and time again, “My depression keeps me stuck. I am anxious and stressed about everything. I have a feeling like I don’t belong somehow. I don’t matter. Everyone walks all over me. I am too sensitive. There is something wrong with me. I can’t get along with the people everyone else gets along with, and, I can’t seem to learn the way everyone else is learning.”
Seeing things with new eyes
Let’s take a look at some of the labels the DSM and current traditional medicine in a new light, and I’ll suggest an alternative option for rescue and recovery for each ‘disease’ as listed:
Depression — Lives in the past. Often caused by a serious denial of self-love, a traumatic event, or conditioned feelings of powerlessness. The depressed person is often brainwashed to believe they are financially needy or dependant in an unhealthy relationship they feel they must have for survival. Unconscious self anger results in confusion. Wrongful thoughts become so debilitating the body lives in a constant state of tension, pain and exhaustion.
Rescue and Recovery — Get out of the environment and find a place to re-group – alone. Figure out why you have taken over the emotional abuse (in thought) and learn how to retrain your thinking and imagination to the satisfaction of your spirit. Stop looking at the problem and begin wondering about solutions for your own comfort, peace, and happiness. Find a way to matter to you. Your gift, the right brain (imagination), has infinite ideas, start looking there. Even more importantly, find a way to not need someone else for survival as that kind of relationship can turn you into a miserable slave working against your own life. Chronic unhappiness is a clue something is wrong in LEARNED THINKING.
Make a new life plan when you are up to it. Women don’t get defeated overnight and it will take some time to regain self, but you can count on a right brain woman to find a way to get the job done if she is interested in a better life.
Anxiety — Lives in the future. Severe fear to believe in self. Unconscious screaming, “Something is wrong! Fix it!” We are finding that anxious people are so intuitive and powerful when we sense a conflict of conscious thinking to unconscious knowing it can feel like one is losing touch with reality. And you are. Intuit can hardly stand self-denial and unconscious will create sensations of panic when we do not listen to our own infinite wisdom about the present.
Rescue and Recovery — Dare to look at what scares you, really. Hypnosis and hypnotherapy work miracles for the anxious because in treatment they actually figure out for themselves how to listen and obey their own inner voice, and the answers feel like amazing empowerment for better living. 100% recovery is not only possible, it is probable for those who believe they can be healed. Sadly most people are unaware of recovery and end up drinking or drugging the right brain sensations instead, all the way to institution and death as we are seeing in epidemic proportions. Get to the root of the anxiety for complete recovery of life. If anxiety based on a recent traumatic experience is the only problem it can be cured in one simple hypnosis session.
Bi-Polar Disorder — This requires an entire reexamination on the female anatomy and life experiences. In many cases the diagnosis is brought on after the ingestion of anti-depressant medication, which is known to create feelings of mania in some people (people who don’t need antidepressants I’m thinking). As long as the diagnosis and pills are allowed to be handed out recovery is slim to none as the beholder succumbs to living down to the ideals of instability. The powerful brain drugs that are dispensed under the name of ‘safety’ will kill the spirit eventually, in almost every case. Until just a few decades ago crazy women use to be given brain surgery (Lobotomy) to remove her emotional being. I remember a girlfriend’s mother had her emotional response removed (located in the right temple brain) and my friend said she could slap her mother’s face and Mom wouldn’t care. She’d forget about it real soon if she did figure out she was insulted or hurt.
Isn’t that a nice way to live? The friend said her mother’s emotions were taken out when she was 20 years old after being forced to marry a man twice her age due to pregnancy at 15. Living now with 4 children in an abusive home it became too much to handle, and so she ‘left’ mentally and almost burned the house down. This woman was a danger to herself and others. Police were involved and the husband told the doctors if they didn’t fix his wife he would kill her. Doctors fixed mom for dad’s better health. The surgery was done in 1959 and a common practice in the times. My friend said her mother had two more children and never complained again. Life was good for everyone…else.
I remember the movie “The Stepford Wives” released in about the 1980’s, and have never quite forgotten at how powerful and mind numbing brainwashing can be when oppressed people are trained to be the servants for others, and no complaining from the wives because their ‘thinking’ belongs to someone else — they believe (consciously) they WANT to live for others.
There are many examples of religions brainwashing the masses into belief systems that utterly ignore female gender brains other than to be used for service.
Unconsciously we may create mental illness when we deny our own purpose.
Women are being diagnosed with Bi-polar Disorder (false, unsubstantiated diagnoses) and those drugs will make the victim not care at all about what was going on within the family, or life. Be glad we didn’t live in the 1940’s or 50’s where the powerful doctors could have removed your emotions forever without permission. But they still work to manipulate the mind into thinking we can do without emotions by using right brain stoppers.
Today we have what is called “Chemical Lobotomy’s” in the form of prescription psychiatric medication that anyone can get at any time with the right ‘story.’ Yes, some people need to be put away safely and drugged for better comfort while imprisoned. I have yet to hear a successfully medicated person living a happy life to old age, there may be a few cases, but they are certainly rare. Life is never smooth for the chronically mentally ill and so I am suggesting we stop telling people to give up to the illness!
If one believes in psychiatric diagnosis the hope for full life recovery is diminished because there is no solution other than expensive pharmaceuticals that often increase over time.
Little to no effort is given to figure out where the serious mood swings come from other than, “She’s a nut bar for no particular reason.” Having very little credibility in a world where women use to be considered property of men it isn’t too difficult to believe she is not worth saving if she isn’t taking care of everyone else the way she is supposed to be. I am not being negative here, it is time to look at some truth and let’s investigate these alarming throw away people whom I no longer believe were “born insane.” I witness full recovery of mental people who decide to forsake the others to save themselves.
Rescue and recovery — Figure out for yourself if you have a serious life threatening mental illness, or may have been wrongly perceived through the eyes of someone else. I am telling people without hesitation today to really check out the facts of the case before giving up as a mentally unstable person for life. See my next blog where I will outline many amazing women who were able to rise above their traditional roles and make remarkable contributions to society after being labeled ‘fruit cakes’ with no credible value their entire lives. These women are proof enough for me that anyone can escape oppression – and the mental illness philosophies that are keeping female oppression alive.
ADHD — Disruptive problem child who cannot concentrate or stay focused. A right brain oriented (more often male) bored to the core with the left brain training in the education system. Needs right brain stimuli and acceptance of the difference. She or he often has spiritual sensations and intelligence beyond the imagination. If allowed to develop naturally in any creative realm we will witness this child later change the world with their amazing creative brains. The greatest inventors and genius ones can be labeled as ADD or ADHD. Albert Einstein had early childhood learning and behavior problems in school but his mother never told him about the nasty report cards about how he was a dummy in the eyes of the school. Good thing, right?
Rescue and Recovery — If a child is unhappy in his or her learning environment find one that works. I understand not all parents can afford special education for their amazing child but if you create some questions with right brain imagination the left brain will find a way. Be willing to see there is a problem underneath the child’s acting out behavior. Understand children may only be negatively reacting to an intolerable learning environment. It is important to believe your own eyes when it comes to your child. If they didn’t act up at home then it is coming from someplace else.
Borderline Personality Disorder — The list of ‘symptoms’ in the DSM for this label is far removed from truth. They say she is a trouble maker, instigator, and drama queen. She is known for making up stories about good people and are unbelievable with their accusations. Freud diagnosed sexually abused girls who acted out as having fantasies about their fathers, living in an alternate reality. Can you imagine being molested and then told you are making it up? By respected science? Imagine being shamed to tears in a court full of disbeliever’s with suspicious ‘allegations’ of sexual abuse. Ignorance continues with dismissive thoughts as women continue to live without validation of horrific experiences while being re-victimized in the circuits (circus?) of the justice system.
This unlikable ‘borderline’ creature is a truth teller. She likely speaks up poorly because she has no idea how to articulate her needs since her needs don’t matter to anyone, anyway. In this woman’s story she is rarely validated with her thinking — and this can lead to feelings of internal rage. Like a volcano about to erupt the emotional pain is felt deeply. Listen, people do not like the truth. Truth can be too uncomfortable to even glance at, and so it is easier to sacrifice the life of a truthfully outspoken woman who already feels powerless than it is to investigate the truth she is trying to educate the world with eyes, ears and feelings wide open.
Keep in mind I do believe there is ‘real’ Borderline (Borderline Psychopath) people who have little or no feelings of fear, guilt, shame. I am suggesting professional opinions by mental health humans are fantasies made up to make the person feel she is okay being nuts because others are crazy just like her; see the list of symptoms? That’s the proof they have when they want someone to believe they are unstable people. The problem is you can show a list of anything to anyone and they will find a place of belonging if it reaches a need of the patient to be heard in some way. Any way.
Rescue and Recovery — She is on her own. People are unwilling to believe in the imagination of a BPD and there is no help in the current system other than drugs, but odds are she will refuse to take them and go on suffering without love or acceptance for herself. If you have been reduced this kind of judgemental diagnosis you must take back your own control. Find a way to love every part of you, even the difficult parts you’ve been trained to hate too. Practice speaking up and teaching people new ways to treat you. If you cannot find a way on your own reach out for help to build your confidence and self-esteem. An entirely new way to look at yourself is required because somehow mental conditioning growing up taught you self-doubt all the way to self-hatred like everyone else who does not like your ‘truth.’ BPD must learn to set boundaries about how they are viewed and treated by others.
Postpartum Depression — A mental condition only given to women who gave birth and yet adoptive mothers suffer with this so-called mental illness as well. Once again chemistry imbalance is blamed. Real cause is extreme mental exhaustion and depletion of the senses with increased life responsibilities. A new 24 hour clock to live by alone can make one sick. Mother often has to concern herself about work and finances as well as carry the weight of managing the baby, house, and everyone else’s feelings but her own. Unconscious doesn’t like self-neglect yet the well-trained conscious mind says she is not enough if she complains. Having to be super-human leads to collapse eventually.
Rescue and Recovery — Throw away the idea you must be all and do all at your own expense. Demand help and don’t feel guilt or shame while doing so. It takes two to bring a child into the world, not just one. As long as a woman believes she must keep up with impossible demands she will, until she cracks completely in some cases. Self care is needed if no one else seems to. Don’t be a victim, be in charge!
PreMenstrual Syndrome (PMS) — Mental disease caused by cramping and discomfort during monthly cycle of a woman. Too often something is very wrong in the organs of female anatomy and pain goes undiagnosed due to ignorance and lack of understanding and research. In addition to medical doctors unable to find a suitable solution for this very real problem. Employers are allowed to show no mercy or tolerance for the different biological make-up of female staff and provide nothing to assist in the need for some accommodation. Women have been conditioned to not speak of their ‘problem’ and is often shamed into silence for her ‘difference to men’ and can feel irritable because unconscious Intuit (one’s truth) will respond negatively to the thought she deserves to live in shame and pain.
Rescue and recovery — The shaming of physiological differences to men needs to be replaced with empathy (most of the rule makers are males who would never be able understand the unique needs of women – and so need to be educated). If no one else cares about your pain, YOU must care and take care of yourself in whatever way makes you most comfortable and happy. Use the right brain to imagine ideas for making yourself feel better during this time, and the left brain will find a way to make it happen for you. Two brains work together like magic when you believe in both of them!
Addiction — Inability to live sober in a world that seems upside down. At first some comfort is felt in the indulgence of drugs or alcohol, but after a while that right brain is going to reject that solution and create all sorts of added problems to the life.
Rescue and Recovery — First, get rid of any notion you are powerless. Find a way to believe in yourself and ability to control anything. Fill your imagination with thoughts of strength and empowerment. Addiction is self suicide, start recovery by figuring out why your life doesn’t seem to matter to you. There is a ‘learned’ reason.
The Intuit doesn’t like slavery. We are born free to survive, and thrive. However the best part of us (right brain imagination) goes unconsciously hay-wire when neglected and made to feel needy and dependent on others for survival. Dependency for happiness is simply not healthy for anyone.
I write this article to beg you to reconsider what might be really going on in society that is creating so much suffering and pain for women and children, and many men. Can we reframe this whole ‘women are crazy thing’ just for giggles and see if we can’t come up with a better solution to mental illness? How about we change everything right here and now instead of packing it in with acceptance of emotional torture and drugs?
Hypnosis and hypnotherapy are an amazing therapy for self-actualization. It helps one open the eyes to what the problem is, and how to find solutions to obtain happiness, peace of mind, and a comfortable sense of being. Control becomes possible when we believe in it for ourselves.
I have a feeling mental illness will be replaced with new exciting possibilities for all of us if we dare to allow all people the right to think the way they are born to think, not the way we want them to be for the better lives of everyone else.
Right brain can create a good or bad life. In spite of what we have been told about the imagination, why not deliberately go into the mind’s eye and use it to make yourself well again? “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” Said respected philosopher and writer, Napoleon Hill.
Find a creative outlet you enjoy. Colour with crayons, engage a craft you wouldn’t mind spending hours doing, learn a new art that fascinates you, listen to or play music, read or write. Intuit feels happy and peaceful while creating so if you are fortunate enough to work in a right brain occupation your life will be much happier.
Remember when you were a small child you use to play ‘pretend’ with the imagination, before that got all cancelled in school norms — why not go back and play pretend about retraining your own mental thinking. Imagine you are amazing for a change. Fake you matter if you think you don’t. Your unconscious and body will respond with love!
Believe in your own eyes, ears, and feelings. You wouldn’t eat something that smelled or tasted bad because the senses are connected to the unconscious part that will wake up in the event of a bad food. Learn to trust all of your own good senses! Just because a story makes sense (fantasies of someone else are only true if you buy into that line of thought) does not make it your truth. Some people are trained very well to not say a word about their own truth to protect someone else. Others know how to manipulate the sensitive’s senses for their own selfish needs and gratification. They use emotional manipulation of shaming, fear, guilt, and even anger to get what they want from a person who feels weak or vulnerable.
Stop Waiting and Start Creating
Hopelessness is bound to set in when we deny our own value and existence. Isn’t it time to wonder why so many mental cases are ending up sicker than ever with the current mental health treatment of people? Perhaps women need to put their intuition and imaginations to work on how to educate and articulate what we know, but do not get to say out loud? Maybe some men who understand their own right brain intelligence will feel safer if they too are allowed to be whom they are innately.
When the left and right brain are allowed to work together as equal partners miracles happen. When only one side of the brain is developed the sense of mental imbalance is the result. We are literally working with half a brain.
*Mental illness can be a serious condition that is passed onto children as they watch, listen and learn how to cope from parents. Please find a way to rescue and recovery if you have a little bit of hope left in you. At the end of the day, only you really can change anything and it takes a belief there is better waiting as soon as you ask for more.
Cherylann Thomas, B.Sc.Crim.,CH,t is a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist in the Okanagan Valley specializing in hypnosis for mental health, addictions, and spiritual identity. She has lived an amazing life of ups and downs beyond normal. This practitioner herself was raised in an abusive home taking on abusive self-thinking, and later experienced the extreme life trauma of losing her only beloved son to a car accident. Time and time again Cherylann found a way to rise above adversity and uses herself as a positive example of recovery using the wonders of right brain love, honour and development.
In my early career I was an instructor and branch manager for a large government contract career centre in Vancouver, BC, servicing employable people who happened to be on income assistance. Our mandate was to design, develop and deliver life and employment skills people who were collecting welfare.
This type of business was and continues to be popular because kids who fall short in our current educational system often grow up to be a huge expense to our government in the social services, mental health and criminal justice systems. Health is also affected when we lack life skills as stress is proven to attack our bones, muscles and organs.
I suggest we change two fundamental areas of the current curriculum requirements: Add life skills and forget about the 12 grade tier completely. Throw away the current status quo since it creates such a stressful environment for children who do not succeed in all subjects all of the time.
Leaving social training up to parents isn’t working.
Sadly but realistically many parents lack life skills and pass down their ignorance to their children. There is no point in blaming as all of our coping and life skills are mainly ‘unintentionally’ learned as families blindly struggle to exist without a map to follow.
So we need an overhaul of the entire philosophy and delivery of how we civilize society in a fair system that suits all styles of learning, talents, gifts, and shortcomings. Only, they won’t be looked at as failures anymore — we will have a system where kids can find a path that does work for them.
Example of Life Skills Classes, Suggested Beginning at Age Two:
Hard Life Skills
- Earth Food Production (Gardening)
- Personal Hygiene
- Housework Skills (Time for everyone to be responsible for their home environment don’t you think?)
- Fine and Gross Motor Skills Development (I.E. skills to use every day electronics & physical fitness)
- Creative Mind Development
- Logical Mind Development
Soft Life Skills
- Self Respect
- Stress Management
- Personal Protection (Abuse)
- Communication Skills
- Time Management
- Personal Responsibility & Accountability
- Problem Solving
- Talent Investigation
Of course my ideas are not perfect but I suggest we stop focusing on what our children’s perceived ‘weaknesses’ are compared to the masses and find and develop what their strengths are. A system that advances the student to their official educational program after they have completed foundations for life training. We need a flexible system where we learn curriculum designed to suit our talents, personality, intelligence, and emotional I.Q. Doesn’t this make better sense?
If we are to follow the same rules and regulations out there in the world we need to teach life skills early on and no longer assume all families teach their young way we want our fellow beings to behave around us. I also happen to think all parents could use some parenting education but that’s another blog!
Why a new solution has not been delivered yet is beyond me. In my experience too many people are thinking and believing they are stupid or do not measure up somehow because they did not succeed in the current ridged structure that doesn’t encourage individualism.
Imagine how much better society would be if all children learned social skills before they become social problems. What would it be like for our children in school if they were allowed to develop their innate talents and passions?
Cherylann Thomas, B.Sc.Crim., CH,t
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Most of us are aware of anxiety attacks and understand they can be life debilitating. Sensations of panic will come out of the blue and paralyze the body, scramble the mind, even stifle the lungs or throat. I know exactly what it feels like to hold up an entire air ambulance because even though I was drugged to the hilt with pain and anxiety medication (I was suffering a burst tubal pregnancy) I could not get inside that little aircraft due to a panic attack. The medics finally had to knock me out with a strong sleeping drug and even still I was awake and panicking inside – I just couldn’t move my body for the drugs. I held up another airplane a few years later in Cozumel, Mexico due to panic. It’s embarrassing and keeps many good people stuck in their homes like prisoners if the solution is not found.
What causes this? There could be a number of reasons for panic or anxiety attacks, including a ‘unconscious knowing’ of something a person is unwilling to bring up to the conscious. Other sensitive souls pick up the energy (moods) of others and feel those moods like it is their own, causing unconscious confusion leading to anxiety. There are a few shaky ones who are intuitively psychic and just don’t know it. But the most common cause of panic is the imagination. Our imaginations get us into trouble because as a species we tend to believe external mental conditioning and take on false belief systems that work against the person’s true journey. As a species we lie to ourselves, make up stuff that can be just the craziest idea but accepted as truth, and literally make the mind and body feel sick simply because the imagination is feeding false information to the unconscious. Our unconscious mind knows and remembers everything – but it does not know the difference between fantasy and reality thoughts – and will accept anything you tell it and respond accordingly. Intuitively. Unconsciously our bodies are going to react to what the critical conscious mind is telling it. Anxiety that occurs the first time can lead to a lifetime of difficulties if not dealt with early.
It is Not Hopeless! Try this one technique at home –
If you suffer with a specific anxiety attack (public speaking, airplanes, driving) before you venture outside take a moment to close your eyes and visualize with your mind’s eye doing all you want to do and get done. Creatively sense yourself being calm, confident, and in control as you amaze your audience with your speech, or fly in that airplane, or drive over that bridge. Use your senses (auditory, visual, feeling, tasting, and smelling) in your imagination pretend vision. In other words, using only your imagination map out your feared event as if you are already doing it successfully!
This easy exercise only takes a few moments and is amazing in its treatment for many types of anxiety. The mind needs to be fit – to be harnessed, happy, healthy. Hypnosis works with the mind by using the right hemisphere where emotions, ideas, and creative imagination are held. Just practicing this deliberate visualization can improve all areas of your life. In our culture the right brain has been neglected. We are trained from grade one to focus on left brain logic, memory, order. If we do not work with the other part of ourselves we can become unaware of why are bodies and minds are ‘off balance.’ We are all guilty of using our imaginations to scare ourselves senseless – it is the culprit that gets the body into trouble, and the imagination is what will restore the sensory balance for physical and mental relief.
Some people who suddenly feel anxious due to an accident or event can have their problem cured in one session. Others have more work to do but a full recovery is expected. Hypnotherapy is an empowerment and self-control tool for life. It is fast, it is safe, it is lovely and it works! If you are interested in having help with your anxiety we welcome enquiries.
Cherylann Thomas, BSc.Crim,CH,t is a Clinical Hypnotherapist Registered with the Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association. She works out of West Kelowna, British Columbia passionately working with issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, loss, and abandonment. Hypnosis and hypnotherapy are also amazing mental fitness processes to lose weight, stop smoking, and tackle any habit the beholder wants to be rid of. Please see our website at http://www.mindmiracleshypnotherapy.ca AND like us on Facebook FOR DAILY INSPIRATION! http://www.facebook.com/mindmiracleshypnotherapy . Shares, likes and comments are greatly appreciated! xxoo
If you are open, or ready, you will hear me today 🙂 This is big. And kinda deep. Be forewarned you may find your own life’s question here today!
The Truth to everything I needed to know about myself was inside of me all along. I just didn’t dare look. Based on the harshness of my upbringing, and cruel tapes I continued to play regarding my horrible self (in my mind) how could I comfortably look inside of me without risking finding I am the devil incarnate or something worse?
After I closed my eyes, plugged my nose, and jumped in to myself, instead of finding Ted Bundy’s sister, I found a vision of beauty. I found my core intentions are usually about a pure as they could get! I see flaws, I see many mistakes, and when I put it into proportion to my story, I feel instant forgiveness! Today when I look at myself I see more awesomeness than the bad stuff! What I thought would be the most painful thing to do, ended up being the easiest ride I’ve had my entire life! Easy, and addicting and healthy!
Sometimes investigating our feelings and behaviors is the hardest thing to do. Our disturbance makes us feel moody, off balance, uncertain. Soon enough the negative (dark) emotions overtake the good light and energy from our always decaying bodies. They weigh heavy on our heart, spirit, soul, that we can hardly function sometimes. Feelings can become a physical sickness if the root of the disturbance is never brought to light. It can be terminal by accident, homicide or suicide, or death by utter heartbreak.
Anger. Fear. Worry. Guilt. Shame. Jealousy. Envy. Self loathing. Insecurity. These are our enemies. This is stress and anxiety right there. These are our demons that have to be conquered to feel well emotionally. And what do we do? We keep feeding them. We allow them to reside inside of ourselves for long periods of time. The energy suckers just keep getting bigger and bigger creating havoc and conflict and covering up our actual strong, beautiful, amazing selves.
Some people think our emotions are impossible to be rid of because they are a part of our being, our core. And some say I am asking too much. The nay-sayers swear emotions are created by something not in their control. Serotonin or a person did it too us. Not so grasshopper, not so. If you can imagine the worst, the way you are, you can imagine the best! You have always had full control but no one ever told you that. They said you were sick, or a hopeless sinner. They judged you with their vivid imagination. And you allowed your imagination to see the same bullshit someone else told you was wrong. Your thinking, feelings, emotions…all learned imaginary beliefs, or made up by yourself.
Our God-given purity is so encased in negative and disruptive emotions we hardly know our true selves anymore. We begin to act out. Alcohol, pot, and anti-depressant abuse takes over until our brains are so nicely flat-lined, we just don’t care anymore. We become apathetic to our living situations. Our hell. We get use to it. It becomes as real as anything solid to us. My message is that we are held back only by our limited belief systems. Me…you…all of us are in this together. Most of us have indulged in the feel-good quick fix, am I lying?
If we learned how to deal with our troubling emotions, and allowed ourselves to be completely honest, we would all be walking around free with a heart full of passion and a head full of gratitude instead of all of this stress and anxiety.
I want you to do something (please). Take your most troublesome emotion. Name one. Look closely at what it is, and what it means. Do you own it or is it a lie you have accepted into yourself? For example, if you are walking around with a heavy heart of guilt, or shame, put it up to the light of day and take a good hard look at it. Do you own that? Do you deserve a lifetime of self-abuse because you are to be ashamed of yourself, or guilty for some infraction during your life? Did you do it deliberately? Is it something you can change? Was your intention to harm some one or some thing? If not, what, exactly, are you holding onto the shame or guilt for???
Are you filled with fear and anxiety? What is going on there I wonder?! Look inside, you know it, you remember everything. Once you find the Truth in the emotion your symptoms will diminish instantly because you will know exactly what to do to ‘solve’ the problem, or you may there is nothing to do about it at all. Inside of your true core self you will find you are innocent, safe, and in control of everything, and the renewed power feels GREAT!
When you finally allow the truth to surface in the face of your feelings, you will be AMAZED at how beautiful, and wonderful, the Truth really is! You were never suppose to give up! The subject is even crazy to consider, isn’t it? If you are so foreign to the rest of us humans and you care to punish yourself forever that is another matter. Then you have to go inside and find out why you beat yourself so harshly for your human frailties. Sure, figure out what it is you need to change about yourself. Admit it. Own it. And now stop it. Done. It really is that simple, and you really do have that much control over yourself. Have you given yourself life for this infraction? Is that appropriate? We are but a sum of learned thinking and feeling. We are better than whatever that looks and feels like.
Through the ages we have been brainwashed by either pharmaceutical commercials or religious organizations to believe we have no control over our emotional or physical well being. That God or drugs will save us, nothing else. I am saying we are trained, generation before generation since the beginning of time that we are NOT to depend on our own good common sense! We are sinners! We are Sick! Only GOD or Effexor will bring you back to life, depending on your belief system. The trouble is, these are lies for most of the population in emotional trouble! Our very own girl (or boy) inside is pure, healthy, fit, powerful, confident, and in control of everything. Not only that, we are really filled with love, compassion and JOY! In every generation before us higher powers have tried (and really succeeded didn’t they?) to take our gift of free will (control over selves) away in the name of power, control, money. W to believe in something other than ourselves and that is the worst mistake a spirit can make…believing it!
The more lies, secrets, shame we stuff, the more we lose of that better part of ourselves. The more we lose our light.
Let’s look at another emotion you may be harboring, driving yourself crazy with. Anger. I was once told by a mentor of mine, years ago, that any anger I hang onto, is anger at myself and myself alone. I said that makes no sense. Someone did me wrong, robbed me, and I can be angry, right? She said, “Right.” For a minute. Then you deal with it, talk about it, get it out in the open – or end something you have no control over. Anything after that is you, and you need to see what you are so mad at yourself for. Chances are it will be something like you picked him, or stayed too long, or didn’t speak up, or could have moved and didn’t…you get my meaning. All emotions belong solely to the beholder. Think about the last time you were angry for a long period of time at someone, or some situation. It stuck to you like a stickly black toxic poison and you allowed it to stay a while. I’ll tell you why. You did something wrong and were mad at yourself. Done. Owning your stuff is the key to ending the free rent for enemy feelings. The next thing to do is forgive yourself and decide to do it even better next time. Learn, let go, live. We are born to make mistakes, we are not A mistake!
But you see here is the problem: Many of us were raised in situations that created negative tapes in our heads. We learned to play these tapes, over and over and over in our own little vulnerable minds, beating the living life out of ourselves, because of these messages we learned to think, “I am stupid.” “I am ugly.” “I am too ____.” or my favorite of all, “I am _____,”. Name your judgment because that is all it is…a learned judgment. They are not facts. They have no power because they are not real. They are the figment of the imagination, typically brought on by an experience, an outside judgment, or a series of experiences that made our minds add one and one and come up with something not true. And then we feed that to oblivion sometimes.
Today is a good day to take a peek at what is really going on inside. Pull out any emotion you choose, and decide you are done feeling it. Look at it carefully, examine all sides. If it is yours, do something about it. If it is not yours, or if it is not a proven fact, shift your imagination to something else. Something better for yourself. It all starts with a new thought, the seed of everything.
Wishing everyone reading this love, peace and light.
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Cherylann Thomas is a Clinical Hypnotherapist registered with the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association operating a successful hypnotherapy practice in West Kelowna, British Columbia. Skype Service is available.