I’ve known intellectually for a long time that resistance ties up a lot of energy and causes emotional suffering.
But I didn’t always embody that knowledge. Often, when something happened that I didn’t like or didn’t want, I would stay stuck in the emotions that kept me in resistance mode. And so, I suffered.
Before three years ago, I never would have guessed that a vacation “disaster” would turn out to give me a golden opportunity to release a long-term and painful pattern of resistance.
But this difficult event brought my resistance into the light, where I could clearly see it. It was “in my face!” Confronted with my strong resistance, I used the same tools I use with my clients to help me release my resistance. This stopped my suffering in its tracks and brought me to a place of peace and acceptance that felt so wonderful.
Here’s what happened: .......Read More