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One of the most basic and well-founded concerns that emerging psychics have is how to keep out unwanted information and energy. Somewhere along the line, like many empaths, I learned the versatile "Bubble" method. It's now so much a habit for me that I don't realize I'm doing it most of the time.
The Bubble Method is simple, but takes some practice to use effectively. To begin, enter a no-thought state meditation. Once there, focus your attention on your body's energy. Feel how your body's energy extends beyond the limits of your physical body, forming an egg (or bubble) around your body. I find that my personal bubble's size is very similar to the circle in the image below.
Once you've located the edges of your bubble, focus your attention on changing the form of your bubble. You can imagine that your bubble is made of bright blue light, like Rose Rosetree suggests in her book Empowered by Empathy (if I'm remembering that correctly), or that it's made of any other substance you can think of. I've imagined bubbles made of metal,glass,light, darkness, fire, water, ice, or some combination of these things.
Try changing the size of yourbubble.Imagine that it's the sizeof your house or apartment building.Shrink yourbubbleso that it only contains your heart.See if you canget your bubble to conform exactly to the contours of your physical body.
Think about the purpose ofyour bubble. Bubbles are useful both for keeping things out that you don't want in, and for keeping things in that you don't want out. I have often used a bubble like a shower enclosure, in that I can do cleansing and clearing work inside, and the debris will wash down the floor drain instead of getting everywhere. Thishas beena good way for me to work through shame-based stuckness.
Get creative with your bubble work. Keep in mind that bubbles are a mental/spiritual/energetic construction that assist usin our efforts toestablish and maintain boundaries that fit with our personal goals and comfort level.
As an example of how a creative bubble can be helpful in maintaining sanity, I havehad out-of-controltelepathy (I call it telempathy, because I get feelings more than thoughtforms) sometimes in the past. To gain control of it, I tried buildingdifferent kinds ofbubbles. The one that I found works best for me is a four-layer bubble just around my skull, made of stainless steel, chain mail, one-way mirror, and electricity. It probably sounds like a little overkill (or a tinfoil hat), but that's what my mind needed. (Don't underestimate the power of humor to solidify concepts in the mind!) It took some practice, but now I can get it to stay there without my thinking about it all the time.
This week's exercise is to get bubbling! Play with this concept for the next few weeks. You'll need it when we (eventually) get to past-life retrievals.
This IS a discussion thread, so please - discuss amongst yourselves your own personal best-practice bubble techniques!
updated by @amaya: 07/02/17 08:36:10PM