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originally posted by: Bluesma
Now, I was under an enormous amount of stress for many months, because of my job, then I quit a couple weeks ago.
I immediately went on a mission to heal and balance myself. I am spending my days getting exercise in nature, doing yoga, meditating daily, eating only raw nutritious foods, cutting out coffee, alcohol, and cigarettes (which I had recently taken up again at work). I've actually been feeling GREAT this last week. I feel like I am getting in touch with my body (and those around me) again.
So I almost wonder if this isn't some sort of backlash from making so much progress so quickly? Like perhaps my subconscious simply letting go of a lot of pent up discomfort. I have lots of ways I could rationalize this as a normal psychological function related to my current spiritual state.
originally posted by: tigertatzen
a reply to: Bluesma
It's happening to a lot of people. Please don't feel that you're alone. Just try to stay as positive as you can while this is happening. If you truly feel you are being taught during the night by some unseen force, then it is completely plausible that an equal opposing energy or force is attempting to block that information from being fully comprehended by your conscious mind.
I refer to it as receiving "downloads", because that's essentially what they are. The information is there, but it takes focus and energy to process it. When something interrupts that process, it is typically negative and typically manifests as panic, anxiety or fear and doubt...and it's severe. When that happens to me, I blast the most uplifting music I can find, and willfully turn my focus to the positive.
It's not easy, either. Some days I feel it's the most difficult thing I've ever been faced with. Talking about it helps, but it is not beneficial if the person I'm talking to doesn't believe what is happening is real...so I spend a lot of time alone trying to deal with all of this. That's probably not ideal, but we have to play the cards we are dealt sometimes, even if they suck. You can always talk to me if you need. I'll listen. Even if my methods don't work for you, if there's any way I can help, please let me know.
Stay strong, no matter what. That's the most important thing.