If you have a closet that is full of junk that you need to clean out, you can’t clean it without opening the door and going inside. In the same way, you can’t clean out the limiting subconscious beliefs and records that are holding you back without going to them. This doesn’t mean you have sit in the bad feelings and soak in them; but it does mean you need to feel them briefly for the last time. Feeling a feeling briefly but fully is the way you aim at it – it’s the way you let your subconscious know what you’re going to be changing.
If you had rotting food in that closet, the smell would start to permeate the room, and then eventually, the entire house. Ignoring it doesn’t mean it’s not there. The smell would become unbearable and would start to affect your quality of life in all sorts of ways. Naturally, the odor would be unpleasant to live with; it would also probably make you feel ill; it could attract vermin and have a knock-on effect on your health; it would certainly affect your social life since you would be unlikely to want to entertain visitors – and if you did, they would be unlikely to want to return!
Keeping the door of that closet closed so that you don’t have to look at the rotting food would not mean that the food is no longer there. It would still be there – behind the door – insidiously affecting your life and causing all sorts of problems that escalate over time as the rotting progresses. In the same way, if you don’t go to the problems you’re holding that you don’t want to face, they haven’t gone away – they’re still there, in the closet of your mind, seeping out insidiously, and affecting all areas of your life.
In order to get the results you want in your life, you need to clean that closet out – and you can only do that by opening the door. It doesn’t mean that you need to go and sit in the closet; but it does mean you need to open the door, look at that stuff for the last time to get it cleaned out.
The great news is that unlike cleaning a closet, when you clear out the negative memories that your subconscious is referring to for affecting your current choices, decisions and behaviors, you don’t need to actually do the manual labor – your subconscious will do the work for you! All you need to do is make the choice to direct your subconscious to make the changes.
How to “Go There”
When you look at the problem you want to change – whatever it is you don’t want – ask yourself how you know it’s a problem. How do you know that this situation bothers you? Then ask yourself if you’ve ever felt the same feelings before – where in your past have you felt the same way? Have you known anyone else in your past who has experienced this same problem?
Next, ask yourself what proof you have that this problem exists – what experiences have you had that provide the evidence that this problem is true. It’s best to write down the answers to these questions so that you have a record of them to work from. Then, use the FasterEFT technique to tap out each of the memories that support this problem – tap out each piece of evidence that the problem is true.
Using the FasterEFT Process for Tapping Out the Records
When you think of the specific memory, notice how you represent it in your mind. What do you see, what do you hear, what do you feel? Notice where in your body you feel the feeling, and how strong it is.
Using two fingers, gently tap the following meridian points while focusing on the feeling of your fingers on your skin and saying the phrases.
– Between your eyebrows – I release and let this go
– Beside your eye – It’s okay to let this all go now
– Under your eye – It’s safe to let it go now
– Just below your collarbone – I don’t need it anymore, and I lovingly release and let it go. And I’m safe.
Grab your wrist, take a deep breath, blow it out and say “Peace”. Then, go to a peaceful memory and enjoy the feeling of that for a moment. For more guidance on your peaceful memory read: Problems with My Peaceful Memory.
Now, go back to the memory that you focused on in Step One, and notice how it’s changed. Has the picture changed? Is there a difference in what you hear? Has the feeling changed? Has it moved to a different position in your body? Has the intensity changed? Notice what is still there – just notice it.
Repeat Steps Two through Four until all bad feelings have changed to good feelings, and the memory has flipped. For more information on flipping memories, read: Why do We Flip Memories in FasterEFT?
As you go through the process, you may find that other thoughts and memories come up; if they do, tap on those too. Make sure you do not stop until all of the bad feelings have completely gone. Reducing them is not enough – that would be like cutting a weed down; it will grow back. You need to remove all trace of it completely.
Do the same for each of the memories that “prove” your problem is true. Remember, it’s only a problem because of what you hold in your subconscious. When you change that, you automatically change the results you will be seeing in your life.
You are bound to feel some resistance to going to some of your “stuff” – and the more resistant you feel about it, the more important it is to go there. In its attempts to keep you aligned with the records it currently holds (the cause of your problems) your subconscious will do whatever it takes to put you off anything that will result in a change. This means that the closer you are to real change, the less you’re going to want to open that closet door – and that’s when it is most important to do so!
For more information on how FasterEFT works and why it is so effective, visit: The FasterEFT Belief System.
For more guidance on using the technique visit: Tips on Using FasterEFT.
To see others using FasterEFT watch the FasterEFT in Action Playlist.