29 Use Protection This Holiday...not that kind
Holiday season usually means you’ll be interacting with more people than usual, at parties, or while traveling.
If you’re a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), an empath, or both, like Siena is, here’s something that can help you conserve your energy during this hectic time.
We’re calling it an Energy Protection Bubble.
First, you may be wondering, though…
What’s a Highly Sensitive Person?
Highly Sensitive People have lower thresholds for physical stimuli like lights, sounds, and smells. It’s basically what it sounds like: highly sensitive to physical sensations.
What’s an empath?
An empath is a person who’s highly sensitive to non-physical energies.
Since our society is still trying to get our arms around what ‘non-physical energies’ even are…
Here are some signs that you might be an empath:
you feel drained, or nauseous, or have a headache after spending time with a group of people
you can sometimes sense something strange about a person without being able to attribute it to any physical cues; you just sense something being ‘off’ or ‘weird’
you feel strongly about having a certain seat in restaurants or theaters, etc. so you can feel safer
And now, here’s…
How to use the Energy Protection Bubble
It’s crazy simple, so don’t freak out.
Alls you do is…
Imagine a bubble around you, as large as your arms can reach to either side of you.
If you have a positive association with a color or type of texture or surface for the bubble (eg: Siena likes sparkles 🙂) you can give your bubble those attributes.
Imagine the bubble protecting you from stimuli and energies.
Imagine that the bubble is permeable, but only to things that support your energy
And that’s it!
It might amaze you to hear that whenever Siena forgot to use this tool, she’d walk away with a headache after spending time in a crowd.
And conversely, when she remembered to use the Energy Bubble, she’d remain headache-free!
Why does this work???
All of this can really sound like a bunch of mumbo woo woo jumbo.
And it is, to the logical mind.
But the reason it still works is probably because the logical mind is only part of our mind.
The non-logical part is just as real, and it affects us just as much (actually, probably more).
The non-logical part of our mind is also referred to the creative, the subconscious, the collective conscious, super conscious, the divine mind, spirit, etc. It’s the part of us that imagines, daydreams, has nightmares, and senses things that we can’t articulate.
The subconscious navigates through reality, and engages reality, using symbols.
The Energy Protection Bubble is a symbol.
So while the logical mind might go “So? Big Whoop.”
The non-logical mind goes, “Welp, there it is.”
Here are a couple other Variations on the Energy Bubble:
Grounding: Imagine a silver thread running through the top of your head and down your spine, connecting “heaven above” to the “core of the earth” below. This can create a sensation of feeling more grounded and sturdy.
Extra Strength: imagine that on the outside of your bubble there are mirrors reflecting outward, reflecting harmful energies away from you.
We hope this helps you keep your energy stores up this holiday season, and that it creates more harmony between your conscious and sub-conscious.