It’s been almost 4 years since I had energy work done on myself for the first time.
I didn’t have a clue that energy work even existed, but for a very personal reason, gave it a go.
And it changed everything for me.
It was like those light bulb moments you hear about.
Except I was the light bulb, because I was the one who suddenly felt ‘lit up’.
Or rather, it felt as though someone had pressed my reset button.
I felt calm. And peaceful. And ‘me’.
And the thing is… I hadn’t felt as if ‘I wasn’t me’.
I wasn’t ‘feeling lost’ or going through an ‘identity crisis’ or anything like that.
In fact I was a very happy bunny, enjoying my life and feeling fulfilled.
But then it just so happened (and maybe now years later I can say that it wasn’t really ‘just by chance’) that I had a week of energy work.
I didn’t really even know what energy work was.
It was just before Christmas, I was staying with my family and, like most families, when we are all together under the same roof for some time, we have a fair share of impassioned and dramatic moments.
Add Christmas in to the equation and you can times that by a few dozen.
So let’s just say there were a few electrifying moments.
Nothing unusual and all taken with a pinch of salt.
No hard feelings. It’s just how we function as a family.
But that year it was different.
I felt detached.
I was right there, hearing the words, I was witnessing what was being said, but I just wasn’t ‘affected’ by it.
I wasn’t reacting.
It was as though I was observing everything from above, from the outside.
Almost as if I wasn’t in the same room, except I was.
And it felt kind of surreal.
But I remember it vividly.
Because I felt so serene.
The expression I used at the time to describe it was ‘it’s as if she pressed a reset button’.
I just felt ‘very me’.
I felt ‘myself.’
I also felt totally and completely at peace.
Fast forward 4 years later, after having lots of energy work done on myself, lots of learning about it myself, lots of training and using it now the other way around, with my clients… and just recently I was in another situation which would have triggered me ‘big time’ before. Except it didn’t.
Now I know that it is because of all the energy work I do.
Now I know it is because I am more aligned. And now I know and understand why.
But I still remember how 4 years ago it felt like magic. I vividly still remember that first time.
I still remember how amazed I felt at not being sucked in to it. Even though I usually would. Which would make me feel awful. Which would drain me.
I just don’t get triggered in the same way anymore.
On a conscious level I do.
I think ‘I don’t agree with that’ or ‘I don’t see it that way’.
But I don’t feel triggered.
I just don’t feel the emotional upset.
My energy processes it differently.
It just knows what to do.
It protects ‘me’.
And that is because I am in synch with myself.
Now I can just observe and feel ‘detached’.
It doesn’t mean I am not compassionate or empathetic.
It’s just I now see and feel things for what they are – words and situations.
Of course this doesn’t happen all the time.
Sometimes I still get annoyed and upset. I am not a robot.
But, in situations that would really trigger me before, I am able to stay connected with myself. I can protect my energy and not get ‘sucked in’ to situations I don’t want to get sucked in to.
And wow, that has been absolutely life changing.
So… what can you take out of this for you?
Start taking notice of situations and people that upset you – these are your triggers.
Being aware of what triggers you and how you react is a HUGE first step.
So start with that.
Because awareness can bring change.