I experimented with the Sedona Method the other day.
The idea is to feel an emotion, then ask yourself three questions until the emotion doesn’t bother you any more. It is a method for “letting go.”
I was feeling a very strong emotion and I started asking myself the three questions:
Could I let it go?
Would I let it go?
The first thing I noticed is that the second I started to get too left-brained and analytical about the questions, I stopped being able to feel the feeling. So, I really just used the questions as is, without trying to remind myself what I thought they meant or spending too much time analyzing my answers. Focusing on the questions did seem to keep me centered “in” the feeling.
Soon enough, there was a feeling of release, or say, coming down from a mountain or height of some sort to a more peaceful state as the feeling is let go. It felt like a very powerful and healing experience.
My take is, the method asks you to use Dr. Seuss type language the rational mind has trouble wrapping itself around. It keeps you in the flow of emotion while you contemplate letting go. Then nature takes it’s course.
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