This method of meditation has transformed my life in so many ways.
First of all, I had a pretty rough childhood which included losing my mother at the age of 8, only 5 months after immigrating to the U.S. from Asia, and not knowing a single word of English. That, combined with a dysfunctional family to start with, left me pretty scarred growing up.
I read a ton of self-help books, and they all helped in some way. Went to a very expensive NLP therapist that charges $200/hour for about 1.5 years, and it helped me release a lot of old wounds.
After 1.5 years, I felt considerably better about my life and myself, so I stopped going to the therapist. But I knew there were still things I still wanted to work on regarding my feeling of safety and how I relate to others.
I was actually introduced to The Realization Process several months before I started seeing my expensive therapist, at a time in my life when I had been unemployed for about 2.5 years, broke, and had developed very severe anxiety around people as a result of my situation.
Because of my desperate situation, I was motivated to do the meditation every single day for a couple of months, and it helped me feel safe in my body and abated my anxiety so I could be calm during a crucial interview. I got the job, and thus began to piece my life together.
When my new job started back in 2012, the motivation to do the meditation waned because I was no longer in desperation, so I didn't practice the meditation again until I…