I learned an important life lesson this week, thanks to Logosynthesis, the process I teach you to use in Letting It Go: Relieve Anxiety and Toxic Stress in Just a Few Minutes Using Only Words. I learned the difference between remembering that I am not guilty and knowing that I am not guilty.
Growing up, while learning to become a responsible adult, I accidently learned that someone is always to blame when things go wrong, and it’s usually me. When I was to blame, I felt guilty.
As an adult, I learned that guilt is useful to inspire a change in behavior. Once that is done, it has served its purpose and can be dropped. I sometimes needed to remember to use the 3 sentences to release that unnecessary guilt.
This week I made a ginormous mistake on my computer. Wonderful techie grandchildren helped me understand what I had done and supported me in fixing the problem.
When I started to blame myself, I could not. I realized that it was NOT a ‘stupid’ mistake. I thought I completely understood what I was doing, and I did not know that I was missing an important piece of information.
I used the process to reclaim my energy from “this belief that I am to blame for mistakes” and felt incredibly light and free.
(And my robust backup program only took 36 hours to restore my files.)
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