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The “Let Go” Technique

Updated: May 24, 2023


One technique that I love sharing with people is the "let go" technique. It's like unleashing the power of emotional liberation, one step at a time.


And guess what? It actually works!


Now, here's the kicker: it's incredibly simple. Almost deceptively so. But hey, let's face it—sometimes we underestimate the magic of simplicity. We're always drawn to the complex and convoluted, thinking they hold the key. But let me tell you, the most effective solutions often come in beautifully simple packages. Can I get an amen?


So, what's this technique all about? It's about being brutally honest with your emotions. No sugarcoating, no sweeping them under the rug. If you're feeling mad, embrace that mad. If you're anxious, own that anxiety. Sad? Let those tears flow.


Grab a comfy chair, take a deep breath (or five), and get ready. Now, bring that emotion front and center. Close your eyes if it helps you dive deeper into your emotional ocean. Feel it. Observe it. Let it wash over you like a wave of self-discovery.


Watch where your mind takes you. Notice how your breath dances to its own rhythm. And here's the secret sauce—don't get caught up in the whys and wherefores of your emotions. This isn't about analysis, my friend. It's about pure observation. We're peering into the heart of that emotion and getting to know it intimately.


Just sit back and observe. Witness the way that emotion behaves, almost like an intriguing character in the theater of your mind. See its nuances, its subtle shifts. Marvel at the patterns as they reveal themselves.


Now, here's where it gets exciting. This technique is like cybersecurity for your mind. Stay with me. In the world of cybersecurity, we've got something called TTP: Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures. It's about understanding the enemy—learning their every move so we can outsmart them.


Guess what? The mind operates in a similar way. The more we observe, the more we learn its tricks. We start spotting patterns left and right. And as the narrative becomes clearer, we gain the upper hand. Those emotions and thoughts that once held us captive lose their grip.


So, my friend, keep practicing. Sit with those emotions for as long as you can bear. Challenge them, face them head-on. Five minutes, ten minutes, or go for the gold and push it to thirty. The goal? To emerge on the other side, feeling lighter and freer, as if those emotions lost their power over you.


Remember, simplicity is a force to be reckoned with. If you're wrestling with strong emotions or battling unpleasant thoughts and feelings, give this tried-and-true technique a whirl. Oh, and by the way, I didn't come up with this gem—it's an ancient treasure rediscovered.


So go forth, my friend, and let go. Embrace the simplicity. Your mind will thank you.



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