The first thing that strikes you about the Sedona Method course is its apparent simplicity. One thing that previous personal development courses have taught me is that simplicity is not always a good thing.
Sometimes, we need to have things explained to us in 7 different, complicated ways before we can accept that it was really quite simple. So what is wrong with simplicity?
We all have our stuff. We are experts in it. We could do lecture tours on it. Most of us have been carrying it around for years, like a sack a cement on our backs. That stuff is heavy and complicated, isn’t it.
Who the hell is this guy to come along and tell me to just let go of it. If it was that easy, don’t you think I would have done it long before now. And what would it say about me if it really was that simple?
Here I’ve been, suffering all these years, and I’ve really suffered. How dumb would I look if it turned out to have been my choice all along. Rather than admit that to ourselves, it can seem like a better option to try to justify how we’ve been feeling.
Somehow, it seems logical to keep feeling bad, rather than just stop now.
We seem to need to jump through hoops, rack our brains and work before we can allow ourselves to feel good.
The Sedona Method doesn’t seem to bother with all that. It just hits you right between the eyes with simple and it doesn’t seem right somehow. I have to admit to a tendency to over think things. What does it mean? How does it work?
What the method is asking you to do is just notice how you are feeling right now and let go of it. That is, notice how you are feeling, not think about how you are feeling. That is going to take some practice for me. But I hope it will be worth it.
I have experience in the past of being able to instantly flip out of unresourceful states and it was great. Somewhere along the way though, I lost it. I let myself slip back into not being aware of my feelings moment by moment. In other words, not noticing that I was feeling bad.
From what I have heard, the Sedona Method, as well as being simple, is fun and effective. I just need to get my mind out the way and enjoy the journey.