A big thank you goes to Judith for this detailed description of her experience from Official EFT Webinar #26. Her benefits echo those of many others. She says, "I seem to be floating in this sea of bliss, love and joy more frequently and for longer - sometimes for an hour or two at a time. I feel so much love, it’s as if my heart is going to burst and I find myself crying with joy."
A few days after the Webinar I noticed that my physical symptoms had dropped considerably. I’ve had a virus which seems to have made most people quite ill, but I’ve only had the mildest symptoms. I had really bad arthritic pain in my right index finger and that has now almost gone.
When Linda talked about her bliss bubble and being in love with everything, in different words it described what I had been saying to you about the joy I kept feeling. I can so understand her comments about being in love with apples and dogs. If I’m out and I pass any animal I just feel so much love for them. The other week I was walking though the main shopping area in Exeter when I came across a very handsome seagull. I was immediately in love with it and stopped for a bit of a mental love-in. I am in love with trees, plants, Parsley (my cat) of course and even slugs although I haven't reached the heights of being in love with George Osborne, our Chancellor of the Exchequer. Maybe I could follow Ram Dass’ example and put a picture of him and David Cameron on my meditation table and work on it!
I seem to be floating in this sea of bliss, love and joy more frequently and for longer - sometimes for an hour or two at a time. I feel so much love, it’s as if my heart is going to burst and I find myself crying with joy. It’s often triggered by nature, the blackbird’s song in the morning, seeing a little wren house-hunting and checking out my bird box and watching the birds taking Parsley’s fur in their beaks to line their nests (in the spring when he moults I brush him and put the fur in a container which hangs on the bird feeder). We’ve had some lovely sunny spring days recently but the other day it was dark and raining - I was in love with the rain. However, even simple inanimate objects such as my stapler have triggered this joy.
During the webinar you asked Linda whether this feeling of being in love was anything like a physical/sexual attraction. I think that’s a really important question. For me they feel quite different. Physical attraction feels like a second chakra activity, where this feeling of love comes from/through? the heart chakra. I checked this out by watching a bit of a DVD of one of the lusts of my life - Neil Diamond - it’s a totally different feeling.
When I’m not floating in this sea of bliss I’m in a calm state and some things that would have worried me even a month or two ago don’t bother me so much now. Previously if there had been an anxiety and panic Olympics I would have won a medal but I’m now much calmer.
The other thing I’ve noticed since adding ACIM and Optimal EFT (which I practise once or twice a day after meditating) to my existing practices is that over the past month or so my attachment to stuff is dropping away of its own accord. I used to have sentimental attachments to things that were anchors to times in the past which were happy. Now I don’t seem to need them. Oxfam loves me as I keep going in with bags of stuff. I’d rather have things around me now that trigger feelings of love and joy. I’m so happy a lot of the time now that I don’t really need lots of anchors to happy feelings in the past.
With Love, Judith