THE SUPERNATURAL QUALITY OF YOUR ENERGY ANATOMY
If you believe that consciousness, as opposed to physical objects, is the seat of reality and this thing we call life then at the deepest level an addiction represents an energetic imbalance in your system. It’s as if your sixth chakra (mind) and fourth chakra (heart) are out of alignment.
If you can see addiction as an energetic dissociative disorder, no one describes it better than Caroline Myss:
Will is an energy. Every thought is a choice. Every word in your head is a choice. You don’t realize how many choices you make all the time. Without a unified or congruent energy your will will find something to give it stability.
One of the reasons it’s so hard to break an addiction is because from an energetic point of view you are withdrawing your spirit from a continuity, and you’re allowing your head and heart to make contact with each other perhaps for the first time ever.
In The Language of Archetypes, Myss doesn’t recommend asking, What would Jesus or the Buddha do? in this or that situation. Her prescription is . . .
. . . to determine right thought and action by “going archetypal.” Ask yourself which life choice dovetails with your deepest instinctual nature. Make everything in your life proto-thoughts and actions. They can’t help but marry your head and your heart.
Soul’s Code is devoted to pursuing the many ways that approach and others can be expressed in both users and experts alike. You can read all about it in our Prescriptions and Peak Experience sections.
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