Ho’Oponopono – A Journey Into Personal Freedom

Understanding -> Acceptance -> Forgiveness -> Freedom.For many of us, our pain is our identity. Our past is painful, but it becomes hard for us to let go. It almost seems like who would you be, with no past, right? A past of meaningless hurt, resentment, undesirable habits, frustrations, anger and guilt.When I tell a person, let us have an expiration date of this grudge you are bearing on your mother, they smile. Some say “You’re right!” Others say “It is easier said than done.” And I respond to both of them “Yes!”. For in the end it is all a choice, a decision we are making “in the moment”. To stop grudging, or to continue with it. At times we cannot imagine what to do with our life, if we can’t complain.I just mentioned about “in the moment”. It has become a cliche’ these days. Everyone speaks of it, or has heard but for most of us, it is just an experience in its completeness, with no distractions. What happens after the moment? We return to either living in the past or the future. Resentment from the past and anxiety about the future crowd our lives. We function with less than 100% efficiency. The processor within us is multi-tasking. While at work, we worry about our kids, while with kids we plan out the menu, while planning the menu we are concerned about the debt collector on the phone and so on and so forth. In the midst of it all we sigh over the love we believe we give with little to no returns. No one ever feels they are loved enough while in a relation. When the relation is a memory of the past, we have flash backs of good times we had experienced. In those moments, do you feel grateful for the experience, or remorse for the loss?Understanding why a relationship ends, why you got fired from your last job, why your boss is a scum bag, your mother-in-law a bitch, or your child could have better grades or your head hurts or tummy aches, or even your boy friend has not been returning your last call or text or you got a traffic ticket while everyone else seemed to be zooming at 80mph is the first step in your journey towards personal freedom. This freedom isn’t being debt-free, or never having to do the laundry or go to work or have to deal with a whiny partner, unsatisfiable boss or a grumpy in-law or a demanding child.Personal freedom means experiencing equanimity while dealing with debts, divorces, diseases, dilemmas and decisions.Understanding why there is pain and suffering, and learning how to live through the pain without the suffering is an integral part of the journey. Usually when I mention pain, people tell me “I have no pain, Keya. there is no pain.” This is the most common response I receive. I tell “Of course there is no physical pain…” Immediately you hear them exhale over the phone or see their pupils dilate as they exhale and say “O you mean, emotional pain.”
Pain isn’t a pure physical experience. Any experience if it does not give us pure joy or a feeling of completeness, has an ounce or more of pain associated with it. Pain lets us know we are human and still alive. When there is no joy, there is no flow in our bio-energy or even our emotions. This is an emotional stagnation or blockage, which when left unresolved over time, creates bodily suffering, and imbalance in various aspects of our lives.When our body speaks, or we feel something is not right, instead of dismissing it with an emotion or escape by blaming someone else, or reaching for the wine, smoke or road rage, it is always wiser to first accept that something is wrong, within yourself. Denial is the first stage of loss, we hurt to admit that something is wrong. Religions have forever preached forgiveness without teaching why to forgive, what is forgiveness, how to forgive and what if we decide not to forgive.My guru Paramahamsa Prajnananda Giri says that “when you forgive once, where is the question to forgive again?” Once we forgive someone we release them forever. If after you have forgiven you still feel hurt, then you must turn around and forgive yourself. My teacher Dr Matthew James taught me the ancient hawaiian practice of Ho’oponopono, which literally means “to make right again and again”. I work with my clients one-on-one and take them through this journey and it is always fulfilling. But before we begin this journey, they are made to understand why things have been the way they are.”Everything begins with a thought”, my mentor Cheryl O’Neil always says so. In NLP we learn “Perception is projection.” As we perceive so we project. Fredrick Lehrman, one of my mentor speaks of “internal dialogues creating our external realities.” This is an ancient wisdom of the east, the Sanatan dharma and Buddhism. So if everything is in your mind, your pain is really a creation of your thought patterns. using Time empowerment techniques® when we have a bird eye view, or a meta-perspective of the event that lead to our suffering, there is immense learning to receive. Besides understanding, we are filled with gratitude for the learnings and released from our suffering. We gain freedom to move ahead in life and not be the “hamster in the wheel” forever in motion and going nowhere.

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Wealth Strategies – Secrets to Financial Freedom

Do you want to live the life you dream about? Do you want to learn the tools and strategies that will take you down the path to financial freedom? The global and local economy may be slowing but it is the perfect opportunity to become educated and plan for the inevitable return to prosperity.Many people have different ideas of what success is. It could be lots of money, lots of friends or just the fact that you get to spend every day doing what you love. No matter what your benchmark of success is, first you must BELIEVE you will be successful in whatever it is you choose to place your focus.Our beliefs and past conditioning can have an enormous effect on our current lifestyle. Even though the world is struggling with the excesses and greed of a few, it is the perfect time to reflect on what is important in your life and how you want your future to look. Make sure you shift your focus from scarcity to prosperity. When a scarcity frame of mind is deeply entrenched in the way you view yourself and the world around you, it can sabotage your efforts to create wealth. However if you become aware of the thoughts, feelings and emotions that you have about money, then you can recognise and transform a scarcity mindset.You can start by using a few tools and strategies to help you along the way. Identify what makes your heart sing and what financial freedom means to you. There are endless possibilities and remember to keep your heart and mind open to receive them.Establish where you are now, where you want to be, when you want to get there and then begin to plan how you will get there. It is very important to understand that you are the creator of your own experiences. Everything that happens in your life from events, to relationships, work and your financial situation, is a direct result of your thoughts, feelings, beliefs and emotions. This idea is known as the law of attraction, and to apply it in your life simply choose to be conscious of your thoughts, feelings, emotions and beliefs.Identify any limiting beliefs you may have and then use tools to remove them from your abundance blueprint. Prosperity consciousness, affirmations, Emotional Freedom Technique and feeling wealthy are some of the modalities that can work in breaking out of the old patterns.Once you have your mindset and your abundance blueprint set for success, and apply the strategies for achieving your financial freedom, there is no option except success!All of these ideas and more can be found in the recently released book “Empowered Wealth Strategies – Secrets to Financial Freedom”. Begin your education today for a life of abundance tomorrow.

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