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Automatic writing is another form of channelling. This is yet another tool to connect you with your inner wisdom, your guides or even your subconscious.

I have often taught my clients how to do automatic writing so that they can continue to grow their intuition and to become more dependant on themselves, rather than constantly seeking the advice of psychics. In other words, I teach them these tools in order to stand within their power and not be so ready to hand their power over to others.

There is an incident that happened to me that I would like to share with you. Every year at the primary school that my children attended, there was a Spring Breakfast event for the Mothers. I attended these events as often as I could as they were always a lot of fun. This one year in particular, I had booked to go, but my friends couldn't make it. Undeterred, I went, knowing I would meet other people and still have fun. Unfortunately. I landed at a table upstairs and we were glassed in, which made it impossible to really interact with the main body of the restaurant downstairs. As a result, we started chatting amongst ourselves. When one of the women discovered what I did for a living, she became very animated and asked whether I could find missing items. I said that I have on occasion managed to locate lost items and pets. She then proceeded to ask me if I could find her lost nephew. He was only eleven years old and it was suspected that he had run away. Well, by this stage, the majority of the women at the table were listening to the conversation. I agreed that I would try, but I put certain stipulations into place. One, the parents were not to know that I was attempting this as I didn't want them to get hopeful, only to perhaps have their hopes dashed and the second stipulation was that I wanted something that belonged to the young boy, in order to get a stronger feeling for him. She readily agreed and said that she would bring his crayons to me that evening. We exchanged cell phone numbers and I left soon after.

That evening I waited for her to call round. She never came. I called her on her cell several times, but kept on getting voicemail. I left several messages for her, but she never responded. By now, I was so focussed on the little boy, that I became quite concerned. Eventually, after about three days, I sat down and started to write. I started with the question: "Why hasn't she contacted me and is the young boy safe?" I started to write until I couldn't write anymore. I glanced at what I had written, but didn't really pay attention to the words, because I was so emotionally wrapped up in worrying about the young boy's safety. I put what I had written into my desk in my healing rooms and resigned myself that I would never know the outcome.

About three months later, I went to see a woman who channels your guardian angel.  I went for the experience and when it came time to ask questions, I remembered about this young boy and I asked why the woman hadn't contacted me and more importantly, was he safe. The answer was: " He was never in danger. He was always safe. It is the one who asked for assistance that needs help. She is the one."

Well, you can imagine how angry I felt. When I got home, I remembered that I hadn't discarded my writing and when I read it again, (this time properly), I read the same message, almost word for word. All along I had the answer, but I had allowed myself to become so emotionally entangled in the story, that I was blinded to what my intuition had told me. A few good lessons for me there..............

Where to begin?

When starting out with Automatic Writing, the best thing to do is to first set aside time when you know you will not be disturbed. Take the phone off the hook, sit in you favourite chair and allow yourself to relax.

Start off with asking questions that do not have an emotional charge for you. Until you are comfortable with this procedure, emotionally charged questions will stop you in your tracks. So, think of a question that the outcome will not affect you either way. 

Initially, a good tip is to write with your non-dominant hand. This stops the usual neural pathways your brain uses to write, which helps to switch off the logic part of your brain. Just keep writing until you feel that you have no more to write. Once you are proficient with Automatic writing, you switch over to your dominant hand again.

While writing, do not stop to censor anything. Just keep going. The minute you stop to read what you have written, you take yourself out of that space and your logic kicks in. Oftentimes, you will discover that while you are writing, you are not actually aware of what you are writing. 

You will also notice that most times, your actual style of writing and use of language will change; almost as if someone else and not you has written whatever it is.

Once you are proficient with this, you can try and do the same thing on your computer. Instead of writing, you can type.......

As with everything, approach this with a sense of fun. If you get too serious too soon, you will find yourself struggling and wanting to give up.

Most importantly of all. be discerning.

Who can benefit from Automatic Writing?

Everyone! Whether you are a writer and are experiencing the dreaded "writer's block" to Jane Doe, who just wants to try it out for fun.

Neale Donald Walsch, the author of the now famous books, "Conversations with God", channelled all the information in this manner. He was so down and out and angry, that he started pouring his frustrations out on paper and he didn't stop there and then the answers started coming...... and the rest is history!

Remember, practise is the key to unlocking the wisdom within.

So go ahead, give it a try and approach it with a relaxed attitude.

Have fun....

With love

Helen

 
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