Gary Craig claims that the cause of all negative emotions is a disruption in the body's energy system. I resonate with this cause I have a lot of specific events from the past (especially childhood) and even a mere thought of them shakes me up. Anyway on this forum I found a lot of answers that the past as well as the future don't matter unless you think about it. Is this true or is there really a blockage of some sort that comes with a traumatic event and doesn't go away even if you (consciously) don't think about the event? Thanks in advance. Tim

asked 06 Dec '12, 18:06

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Robert G Smith, the creator of Faster EFT, doesn't agree with Gary Craig's paradigm that a disruption occurs in the energy system, as though something has gone wrong.

His view is that everything is always working fine in your body, it's just that those thoughts are focusing you on things you don't want instead of things you do want, so your body is expressing a negative emotional "kick" from it should.

In other words, the system is working just like it should work - it's the operator of the system that perhaps needs to rethink their approach :)

I tend to agree with Robert G Smith on this.

If you were to never think any thought about those painful events from your past ever again, they would never play any part in your active vibration and you would automatically be free from them without clearing any blockages whatsoever.

But there are two situations where this doesn't work.

  1. You have become so used to thinking those painful thoughts that you don't even realize you are thinking about them any more. It's like wearing tight-fitting clothing that initially feels uncomfortable but, as the day goes on, you forget about the pain. You have become used to it. It's only when you remove that clothing that you realize how much pain you were enduring.

  2. Those painful thoughts keep reactivating themselves in your life because of your observation of related conditions. This happens with health issues especially (since you take your body everywhere you go) and often other issues such as loneliness, money, job etc. where you are reminded of your situation on a regular basis.

In these two situations, you are better off addressing the issues up-front and "clearing the blockages" for good.

The rest of the time you can simply forget about what has bothered you and get on with your life.

I will add one more (optional) situation to this list and that's to do with "good time management".

If, for example, I notice a recurring pattern of issues manifesting in my life related to a specific emotion (see How can I stop manifesting frustration? for how this works) then I will often tackle that emotion head-on just to save myself from the ongoing activated stream of uncomfortable stuff matching that emotion.

It's simply good time management to do that. I have better things to do with my life than clean stuff up all day long :)


answered 07 Dec '12, 06:02

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edited 07 Dec '12, 06:05

Great answer! It makes sense when you really think about it.

(07 Dec '12, 08:34) timmyy

@Stingray - This is another fantastic answer. Those painful thoughts that we have got used to thinking that were not aware of are all attracting to? Daily Vortex alignment would be the best way to become aware of these unconscious thought/emotions do you think? Thanks:)

(08 Dec '12, 15:20) Satori

@Satori - Yes. Truthfully, Vortex alignment is the best answer to every question actually...but it annoys out-of-the-Vortex people, and reading the same answer endlessly on IQ gets a bit boring :) I've noticed that when one is in the Vortex, these ingrained issues present themselves as the things that kick you out of the Vortex again (at some point). So by making note of what kicks you out of the Vortex, you get an automatic list of issues to clean up, endorsed by your Inner Being :)

(10 Dec '12, 03:49) Stingray

@Stingray -Of course, "just get in the Vortex", that would be just too easy and would leave little to discuss on IQ :). Thanks for the confirmation. I appreciate your reply :)

(10 Dec '12, 18:16) Satori

I just found this. This is straight up where I am right now, which is why I dug my heels in to do the clearing MEs. It seems to take more time dealing with the drag from the negative feelings rather than just sit down and clear the dang things once and for all.

(09 Jan '13, 09:24) searcher

Life flows better if one can find a way to release, let go and/or do not think of/about the past and focus in the Now. This has been one of my greatest discoveries.

(09 Jan '13, 10:18) figure8shape
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well timmyy i will say this annything unsolved that disturb you is always in you. even if you try to delete it or ignore it it will come back. only once solved it will not come back. i will give you example:if i say 2+2= and you do not know the answer to the problem you can try to erase it or ignore it but it is still there. only once you know that 2+2=4 that it will be solved and will not bother you anny more,even if it comes back in your life..if you do not know something or how something works each time you are confronted to that the problem come back but once it is solved even if you are confronted to it it is solved in you so no more problem to come and disturb you. and yes you could have some tromatic experience unsolved that disturb you. solve it find the truth about it solve that duality in you so there is no more division and it will go away and will not come back to disturb you and you will be at peace with your self and other. meditation is a good may to solve those issue at a deep level.take jesus example when he meditated in the desert. to be born of water and spirit. here is a link to help you getting started in meditation.

  1. Ekagra/one-pointed: The ekagra mind is one-pointed, focused, concentrated (Yoga Sutra 1.32). When the mind has attained the ability to be one-pointed, the real practice of Yoga meditation begins. It means that one can focus on tasks at hand in daily life, practicing karma yoga, the yoga of action, by being mindful of the mental process and consciously serving others. When the mind is one-pointed, other internal and external activities are simply not a distraction.

also in the bible:Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eyes are good, your whole body also is full of light. But when they are bad, your body also is full of darkness. thine eye single:The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.

tips: the way that i have attain ekagra/ one pointed mind is to meditate with open eye fixing a spot in front of me that is not there. just staying in awareness focus and concentration. if you are able to do that and take the time in a fee days you should have some progress. in 2 to 3 weeks you should have solved a lot of thing unsolved in you. and your inner water should be getting calm and pure. and you should start to see the light guiding you.

Light of knowledge is experienced: When the Yogi achieves samyama the light of knowledge coming from that process becomes visible; the knowledge of samadhi is experienced. The attainment of the experience of samadhi is not the end of practice, but is a beginning of sorts.

Then comes mastery of samyama: As the Yogi practices and gradually attains mastery over the process of samyama, the light of knowledge coming from that samadhi also becomes increasingly clearer. The practice brings greater depth of experience, insight, and realization.

His disciples said, "Show us the place where you are, for we must seek it."

He said to them, "Anyone here with two ears had better listen! There is light within a person of light, and it shines on the whole world. If it does not shine, it is dark."

Jesus said, "When you see your likeness, you are happy. But when you see your images that came into being before you and that neither die nor become visible, how much you will have to bear!"

so let there be light ,Be the light that you can be, experience and enjoy.


answered 06 Dec '12, 22:45

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edited 07 Dec '12, 00:24

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