Feeling stuck in some part of your life—or in your whole life? Maybe you’re just dissatisfied. That’s great because feeling dissatisfied can lead us to make a positive change. But what if you’re really feeling stuck? When we’re stuck, something in us keeps us feeling blocked, and our energy isn’t moving. The stuckness may affect our whole life, or just a part of it. If we’re feeling really stuck, we may call it depression, anger, resentment, boredom, or hopelessness. Those are states in which we’re stuck in an old experience, an old emotion, an old belief, or an old expectation about “life.”
Yes, there are chemicals involved in maintaining the negative emotional state, but I’d say that most of the time those chemicals aren’t what started it all. And although other chemicals may allay the symptoms, they’re not going to heal the problem because it’s at a different level.
Maybe we’re not really depressed or hopeless, but we find we’re running into walls of anxiety and “I can’t.” “I’d like to be able to speak before groups of people, but I just can’t do it—I’m scared!” “Nobody in my family ever started a business or worked as a consultant, so I certainly can’t!” “I feel overwhelmed; I don’t know where to start and I’m stressed and anxious; I can’t deal with it all.”
We can spend our lives stuck in our history and our old beliefs about ourselves (usually shaped by our history), or—if we’re willing, and with the assistance of intention and energy-shifting techniques—we can release whatever we’re willing to release, and move into a better future.
Let’s talk about emotional healing (or “blockage removal”), and how it can be brought about most efficiently and effectively. Where does illness live? Where do emotional blockages live? The answer is that those phenomena live in your energy field—even though the effects may be apparent in your body. Neuroscientist Candace Pert (Molecules of Emotion) says “Your body is [a manifestation of] your subconscious mind.” Where is your subconscious mind? In your energy field. Where do your emotions live? In your energy field. So where can they be changed? In your energy field—with focused intention and energy-healing techniques.
There are whole systems of energy medicine that can be very effective for physical and emotional healing: these include Chinese medicine/acupuncture, homeopathy, flower essences and others. Yoga, Qi Gong, and Tai Chi (and just breathing and moving) can also help greatly. In addition, there is a growing new field of very effective new techniques for emotional healing; these “energy psychology” techniques include the Tapas Acupressure Technique (TAT)®, Emotional Freedom Technique, Thought Field Therapy, Dynamind (from the Hawaiian wisdom tradition), and many others. The proof is in the pudding: when people’s lives get better, and they feel happier and more confident, you know something fundamental has shifted.
Every day, using these kinds of techniques, I witness people’s energy blockages dissolving smoothly and easily. It feels miraculous to watch clients move forward with their lives as they release old beliefs and stuck emotional patterns.
When our energy is flowing easily, our life is flowing easily!
About The Author | Judy Steele
Judy Steele, MTP is a life coach and counselor. She uses flower essences, Tapas Acupressure Technique (TAT), and other energy healing modalities in a transpersonal psychology context, to assist her clients in clearing the past, moving forward toward their desired future, and enjoying the present. Judy has/is
- a Master’s in Transpersonal Psychology
- a Certified TAT Professional
- studied with many of the major essence makers
- 35+ years experience
(Published in Essential Wellness Nov 2010)