It felt like there was this unseen fog all around me. It was shrouding my energy and it felt like I was drifting in a sea of difficult emotions.
I was leading a healing retreat at the time and just 5 minutes before, I was in deep peace, joy and love.
But when we stopped for a break, I started to feel anxiety creeping in… my energy and my vibration took a nosedive and in an instant, I lost that zen feeling.
I was confused at first and I didn’t know what was going on.
Then, boom… it hit me.
“This isn’t mine.”
If you’re reading this, you probably know that everything is energy.
And this means you, and me and the people around us, the trees, the grass and the stars in the sky…
It’s ALL energy.
This also means, there’s a whole lot going on that cannot be seen with our eyes, only felt with our emotions.
So when you experience a sudden, intense mood shift and when you feel yourself drop into a low vibrational, negative emotion, what’s really happening is you’re unconsciously feeling energy of the place you’re in or feeling the energy of the people around you.
And a lot of the time, if you don’t address this, guess what? You’ll probably spend the rest of the day, feeling this icky energy and it can spill over into your relationships, your conversations, your work, and all of your decisions and it can create negative outcomes.
So I want to share a 4-step process you can use to rise above it, so you’re not pulled into a “rabbit hole” of negative emotions that don’t belong to you.
I work with this method all the time and it’s so simple anyone can do it.
Here’s how it goes:
Step #1: Ask Yourself “Is this energy mine?”
Wait a second or two and allow the answer — yes or no — to rise up from your intuition. If you get a no, move on to step 2 (if it’s a yes, go to step 3 and you’re done… no need for step 4)
Step #2: Identify the Source
Think about who you talked to or who you were thinking of or consider if there’s anything big going on in the world – maybe a disruptive event.
Step #3: Visualize the Light of Unconditional Love
This is where you start to dial all the way up to the frequency of love because when you tune into love, any negative emotions and energies that were transferred to you can be quickly transmuted and released.
I like to connect with divine, unconditional love and I do this by visualizing what I like to call “The Light of Unconditional Love.” I see this as a beautiful, deep purple light and I see it coming down from above and touching my forehead. Then I see it fill my entire body and the energy field all around me (you might want to play with different colors so you can find one that resonates with you).
Step #4: Send the Light of Unconditional Love
This final step is about sending the Light of Unconditional Love to the person or people or event that you identified in Step 2. Visualize this light wrapped around them like a love bubble and then send that bubble off far, far away, up into the sky until you can’t see it anymore in your mind’s eye.
You can never go wrong with sending love… never, ever. Love is our nature it’s what we’re made of. It fuels us, and it transforms us. When you learn to release and let go when you know how to give yourself love and send love to others, you start to heal yourself on a deep level, and you start to heal the world.
We belong to the same, invisible energetic tapestry of pure, unconditional love and so we are one…One heartbeat. One truth. One love.
Always. So, that day on the retreat when I was suddenly hit with negative energy, I checked in and asked myself…Who did I talk to? Who could be thinking about me?
Then, I did these 4 steps and I was back to feeling calm and at peace in under a minute.
I’d like you to try this simple, powerful process right now, and don’t forget to let me know how it goes!