BE THE SOURCE OF WELLNESS
Get to give
Most are in a constant strive to get. Get possessions, get relationships, get money, get fame, get love, get safety, get healthy, get enlightened, get well. Getting seems to be the only way we experience what we want, or at least we think it is. Many of our social and cultural structures are built around getting something or getting somewhere. School, competitive sports, the right job, the creative business, even vacations, meditation, and leisure activities can become sources of getting for us when the intention is to get something out of them even if it’s relaxation.
Now there is nothing inherently wrong with getting. It’s simply that getting is an outsourcing of our own power. It is also a never-ending, scarce way to approach life because it seems as though there will always be more that you need to get. The perspective that drives this approach is rooted in a sense of lack of a self. When there is not recognition of a self, of a you, that has impact and is a creator, than the source of creatorship or power appears to come from the things we perceive to be around us. This is classical projection or disowning one’s power or self.
While many people in spiritual circles and communities are busy attempting to dismantle their sense of a self, or ego identity as a separate individual, you must first discover that there is a self to dismantle. If you don’t you will continue to come from disempowered views even if you occasionally experience high states of energy or have spiritual insights and experiences. From a developmental perspective there is first non-awareness of self (or a pre-self) in which it seems life is randomly happening and there is a getting to survive. Secondly there is development of a self, of a person, that has impact, that can do stuff and where there is a you that is happening to life. Here we get in order to validate that we are a self and that we are important. Thirdly there is non-self or transcending the sense of a separate individual person self into a unified sense of one self. To develop from the second to third we must transition from getting perspectives to giving perspectives. Here to give is to get as all is one being, yet that is only realized through first making the shift from get to give.
GETTING IS NOT THE ONLY WAY TO RECEIVE
The frequency you choose
As much as we might believe that getting is the only way to receive what we think we want or need, it’s only because that is the prime way we’ve been operating. We think we need to get something in order to experience what we desire. For example if we don’t feel relaxed we think we need to do something or find someone to “give” us relaxation. Hence we need to get relaxation from somewhere. This can go for anything we are attempting to get like wealth, relationships, love, safety, health, enlightenment, wellness, and on. Most people think they need to get these things or how else on earth will they ever experience them.
Like everything else getting is simply a frequency. When we vibrate with the frequency of “get” then we are vibrating with a sense of what we want isn’t here and that we must somehow, someway get it. Essentially we are vibrating with the frequency of “not” or “lack.” Nearly everyone is doing this, but they are unconscious to it, and even beyond that they don’t realize that they are in charge of their frequency to begin with. The way I see it, the only true responsibility any of us has is to our frequency. Though we might think we are responsible for all the comings and goings of life, of people’s reactions and feelings, and on and on, the only one real responsibility we have is how we choose to vibrate. Yet we must recognize our choosing and that it is our choice first. This is where that second stage of development comes in, the recognition of a self, a self that does onto life, prior to merging into the one self.
In the recognition that we choose what we vibrate as you see that how you vibrate is what you give. You give your vibration. It’s natural and effortless regards of whatever vibration you choose to be, whether it’s lack or abundance, or getting or giving. What you give is also what you then experience. This is how you experience all things you want to experience without trying to go out and get them. You must ask yourself what is at the core of everything it is that you want to get. When you find the core of it, whether its love, safety, supported, nurtured, cared for, vital, free or well, decide to choose that vibration to be. This is the only way you actually experience it. Even if you continue to believe in the getting path, many of you know that you will get things that you think will give you what you want, but sooner rather than later, you feel not how you wanted to feel or how you hoped the thing would make you feel. It’s because you never owned, you never became it. You never became the vibration of what you wanted, you only temporarily projected it onto something, but then realized that all something’s change, and with the change so did your feeling state of what you desired.
In order to not be shifted by all the changing of things you must be in ownership of what you vibrate. Not in a sort of, sometimes way, where you are still trying to get what you want, while pretending to be spiritual. Rather this is to be the source of wellness, after all you are it. It is the end of using permission slips and projections. To own that you are the source, is to be fully responsible for how you experience everything inside of your experience. You are not responsible for the experience, rather only what you give to it, what you be, what you vibrate. It is the end of the chase and of the never-ending experience of scarcity, but only if you so choose. The projection, the appearance, the experience, won’t change until you do, or better said the projection, appearance or experience will mirror whatever it is you vibrate.
Dr. Amanda Love, Chiropractor, Network Spinal Analysis & Somato-Respiratory Integration, Boulder, Colorado