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Lies People Tell-I must be perfect By Shelli Stanger Nelson
This article is a continuation of a series which began in November of 2012 based on the work of noted American psychologist, Dr. Albert Ellis, PhD. Ellis identifies “lies people tell”, which reveals common images held within society. The article discusses how the Rukha Method™ of bio-energy healing science marries psychology with bio-energy healing. The concepts outlined in the article are the work of the Academy and are an example of the curriculum found in one of the Academy’s core courses, Living With Consciousness™. The “lies” Ellis describes are what the Academy terms limiting beliefs/images and are generally born of a part of the psyche referred to as the child-consciousness.
The lie: I must be perfect.
Last month we discussed the lie, “I must be loved by all people”. This misconception living in the child-consciousness gives birth to the negative belief that perfectionism is the portal through which love and acceptance continuously flow.
In the child experience, when she is good (perfect) the authority responds favorably and love is freely given. Yet when he is bad (imperfect) the authority is displeased and the child perceives this displeasure as being a revocation of love. In some cases, this is, unfortunately, exactly what happens. Parents will, indeed, cut off their energetic connection (love) in an attempt to punish and to correct unwanted behavior. Children who grow up in homes with black/white thinking develop the belief of “I need to be perfect” as adults much more prevalently than children who are raised in homes where there is a lot of middle-ground variability. Even so, in general there is a line of good/bad to cross. In the former case, the child feels the immediate sting of an energetic pull-back from the parent, which is perceived as a revocation of love. The child learns quickly that perfection earns her great favor and a gentle and warm energy from the adult.
Adults who have not yet moved beyond this early messaging to cultivate a healthy adult-ego identity find the thought of mistakes and imperfection terrifying and intolerant.
A soft, gentle and continuously flowing stream of energy from parent to child by way of the energy cords and streamers is pleasurable, not only to the child, but to people in any relationship of any age. This continuously flowing energy from the parent is reassuring to the child. The young child always tries to meet expectations in an attempt to maintain this gentle and comforting energy stream. If there is an expectation of impeccable behavior, high achievements, making the “right” decision and a general message of strong good/bad judgments, the child quickly learns he must work even harder to subdue inappropriate behaviors in order to receive the energy flow he craves for his emotional security.
To do this, she constricts her energy field in a controlled manner . What results is a bio-energy system that is rigid, inflexible, almost like a tin soldier and does not allow for robust energy flow.
Our society in general promotes and congratulates this perfectionistic human behavior. As a timely example, During the Christian holiday of Christmas, the mythical Santa Clause character is used as a manipulative tool to control behaviors. “Naughty” children get no gifts (revocation of love) while the “nice” children will be visited by this loving idol to reward the perfect behavior with candy and gifts.
This well-known, long-standing myth is illustrative of how even society at large energetically influences the child’s developing bio-energy system and affirms that perfectionism equals acceptance.
the Rukha Method™ of therapy, a system which combines bio-energy healing techniques with therapeutic counseling and traditional medicine when warranted, works to rectify the distortion of perfectionism.
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