When Someone Has the Courage to Speak from the Heart…

Yesterday I attended a small gathering and I was inspired to hear a man I hadn’t met before speak authentically from his heart; he expressed a vulnerability he was currently experiencing.  He spoke with complete candor, unabashedly, with the genuineness of an innocent child.  I was touched; I felt drawn to him.  Connection–simple, real, genuine–and I thought to myself, how utterly lovely that he is able to speak so freely without any worry or even the slightest concern about being judged by those who heard what he had to say.  As he spoke, he put his hand on the center of his chest and gently rubbed it in a circular, soothing motion; this gesture of kindness for himself touched my heart; it made me sigh.

I hoped I might get the chance to speak privately with him and express my gratitude for his courage to be so open but the opportunity did not arise.  Someone else reached him before I did and he willingly allowed himself to be taken hostage by her for some time, listening raptly to the mountains of advice she heaped upon him–advice he did not ask for but eagerly absorbed, almost as if he was awed by some mysterious ancient, ethereal wisdom he assumed she possessed.

Actually, I watched their interaction with fascination; it was like a choreographed duet: her pontificating, him silently nodding and acquiescing like a puppy eager to learn at the foot of its master. What was so interesting to me was the role they each assumed: her–the mystical sage, him–the earnest pupil.  She seemed to be speaking from her heart as she instructed him, never realizing for a moment that the advice she was flooding him with was really advice her own heart needed to hear–but most definitely not his.  The more she counseled him, the more he distanced himself from his own truth and authenticity.  As I observed and listened to their dynamic, I thought, how very unfortunate that rather than honor him for being so beautifully in touch with his internal truth when he had spoken earlier, instead, she, by assuming the role of the all-knowing guide, pulled him away from himself and weakened the connection he had earlier established to his inner core. She even discouraged him from tenderly rubbing that spot on his chest and ascribed to it a negative connotation.

This sort of well-meaning interaction tends to be quite typical with respect to conventional counseling and one of its inherent weaknesses is that it flows out of the beta brain wave where analysis, judgment, and criticism abide.  In this case, although the woman may have been coming from a place of loving intention and caring, the affect her suggestions had on this man to some degree lessened his power because it caused him to stray from his own truth while seeking to learn from hers.

With Theta Healing, exactly the opposite occurs.  It is the theta brain waves that engender healing precisely because judgment, analysis, and other evaluative left brain functions do not occur there. Instead, Theta Healing promotes connection, acceptance, forgiveness, tolerance and all the essential elements of unity with one’s self and others.  Theta Healing is affirmative, assisting one to delve deeper within to discover more truth of the open heart and spirit.  Theta Healing honors personal discovery and revelation.

What I would have liked to say to that man was that I heard and valued his experience, that it resonated with me and even inspired me.  I would have liked to tell him that when he tenderly rubbed his own chest, I saw it as a loving gesture of self acceptance and it gave me joy to see him do it.


What Are Limiting Beliefs and How Do We Get Rid of Them?

Even during our womb experience of nine months, we begin to absorb information from the world we have not yet physically entered and from our moment of birth into this world, we are receiving and recording data neurologically, physiologically, and energetically–long before our brains are developed enough to comprehend what we are absorbing, and more importantly, how we are storing it on various levels (cellular, muscular, and in our brain’s exquisite memory center: the hippocampus.)

As infants and toddlers, we receive messages from our caregivers–sometimes subtly and sometime more overtly–that begin to profoundly impact our thoughts and actions.  These incoming bits of data contribute to form the belief systems that govern how we experience the world around us and how we interact and respond to people, events, situations, and challenges.  Sometimes as young children or adolescents with limited power over our environment, the coping strategies we employ based upon our beliefs may–or may not– help or protect us.  But as we mature, holding on to those early beliefs can actually become barriers to realizing our full joy and potential as mindful and empowered adults who proactively take charge of their lives to attract abundance of joy, health, love, community, connection and finances.

Most of us unknowingly cling to old belief systems, programs, stories and voices that are no longer serving us in our highest and best good.  In fact, many of these unconscious self-defeating beliefs sabotage us without our even being aware that they exist and thrive in our energetic reality, and that they exhibit such supreme power over us that they block the fulfillment, joy, and prosperity that we deserve and desire.

How do we get rid of these limiting beliefs?  With Theta Healing!

What Theta Healing does that other healing modalities don’t do is that it uses the unique aspect of the Theta brave wave itself to trigger healing.  The essence and structure of the Theta brain wave is its inherent capacity to maximize imagination, creativity, and healing at all levels of existence.  When we sleep and dream, we are in the Theta brain wave and it is at that time that our brain is capable of healing but few of us have the training in just how to do it.  Theta Healing practitioners are trained to instantly access the Theta brain wave in less than a minute while they are awake.  Using the Theta brain wave with clients, the practitioner facilitates healing at the energetic level by: 1) revealing to the client the particular beliefs, stories, and programs the client is holding energetically that keeps her/him stuck, 2) assisting in their removal, and 3) replacing them with beliefs that serve the client in the highest and best ways to accelerate healing.

With even just one Theta Healing session with Tedi Ware, you will experience this process and know that you have begun a kind of healing that brings you closer to the abundance your heart and soul crave.