How healing / personal development / therapy became super-fast & easy!

Via Ben Ralston
on Mar 19, 2011
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Until quite recently the accepted view was that therapy takes time (not to mention money).

Now, for real inner transformation, only a few sessions are needed. Sometimes only one!

How is this possible?

Well, therapy evolved. It used to be psychological, or emotional, or ‘energy’ oriented. The problem with these approaches is that the root cause is (very often) not healed: because the cause of our problems is rarely, if ever, head, or heart, or energy based.

The root cause is almost always a deeply subconscious association that relates to survival, safety, or sexuality.

And that means it relates to the gut.

When you work on an issue (whether it’s a physical symptom or an emotional problem, or depression – whatever!), if you find the deepest feeling associated with that problem, and release it from the subconscious, the issue will usually just fall away. (It’s a little more complicated than that – sometimes there are other factors to consider – such as secondary gain – but essentially, it is that simple).

You always feel the deepest feeling associated with the problem in the gut, because that is our center; it’s where our survival issues originate.

The reason it’s so easy is that you are not your problems. Your issues are just ‘stuff’ that you carry around with you. Yes, baggage.

Another analogy is clothing: You are not the clothes you wear. You just wear or carry them. As easy as it is to drop a piece of clothing, so it is simple to release your blockages.

What are you then, if not your ‘stuff’?

Your stuff is just a part of your ‘story’. You can keep on telling your story, and holding onto your blockages, for as long as you like. But when the time comes that you’ve had enough of that, and would like to be genuinely, deeply happy and successful, then you can quickly and easily let it all go.

Because what you really are is pure consciousness. Pure consciousness is what the ancient yogis referred to as Satchitananda – pure existence, consciousness, and bliss.

The essence of everything is pure consciousness. It’s simply the creative power in the universe. It has also been called God; spirit; Tao… there are many names.

When we stop experiencing the joy and love of pure consciousness, it’s because our perception and experience of our own essential nature are blocked. Almost all of us have blockages, because our society is pretty badly flawed.

The good news is that it’s changing, and you can change too. If you want to experience deep inner peace; joy; bliss… if you would like to heal your blockages so that your life, and the lives of your children, can be better, get in touch.

Yes, this is shameless self-promotion, but I’m not a corporate banker. I am a healer. So I’m not in the least ashamed of promoting my work, because I love it, and I know that it is a powerful tool for inner transformation.

My therapy is based on the alternative healing technique of Reference Point Therapy, which I also teach.  You can find the RPT website here, the RPT blog here.

Inner transformation and powerful personal development no longer takes ages, costs a fortune, or has to be difficult.

When you’re ready to change, the change can now come very easily. It’s also fast and fun!

I know a lot of people will be skeptical about this. It seems too good to be true. However, I ask you, if you are skeptical, to keep an open mind. Look into it. You can start with my testimonials page on my website, which is just a selection of the many clients I’ve seen who’ve had amazingly fast results.

Whatever you think, I’d love to know. Leave a comment – can healing really be fast and lasting? Or am I just another snake oil salesman?! Do you have any specific questions about this technique, or how it works? I’ll be happy to answer them…

Oh, and while you’re at it, hit the facebook ‘like’ button so that together we can let as many people as possible know that life is meant to be fun!


About Ben Ralston

Ben Ralston has been practising personal development—necessity being the Mother of invention—since he was about six years old. He’s been teaching and sharing what he’s learnt along the way for a couple of decades. His main thing is Heart of Tribe retreats—whose very purpose is to help you fall back in love with life, no less. Leading these retreats alongside his woman Kara-Leah Grant—also an elephant journal writer (that’s how they met!)—they combine a deep well of lineage-based yoga teaching experience, with expertise in healing trauma and various other methods of personal development. Ben also works with clients one-on-one via Skype, writes, makes videos from time to time, and is passionate about parenting. He lives in an intentional, tribal community in the hills of Croatia, where you might find him gardening barefoot and talking to the rocks. Connect with Ben on Facebook or YouTube or check out his website for more info.


115 Responses to “How healing / personal development / therapy became super-fast & easy!”

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  4. annieory says:

    This response was kind and gentle with both sides of the discussion. Empathy is strong in your heart, you must have worked very hard for that. It is noticed and appreciated.

  5. Tammy says:

    I am always interested in new healing modalities but I must say that the video on the link you including felt …fake/rehearsed. Whether it was or not of course I have no idea but it left me with that feeling and that makes me question the integrity of the website. You strike me as an honest man that truly wants to help/heal people as you have been healed. Intention is a big part of any healing method. I think there is so much we don't know about the human mind and body that we should always keep an open mind about such things. My advice to anyone with questions or doubts is to do your research of course and don't "sell the farm" to pay for such things but keep an open mind and in the end trust yourself to make the right decision.

    Ps…I like your picture. You look intense but your shaggy hair adds a bit of fun and free spirit. Haha, not that it matters of course but just had to comment on it because of a previous comment.

  6. Dominique says:

    Wow! I love this comment. I am in complete agreement and hope my own work as a yoga teacher and bodyworker are helping toward the two aims by Ben: Satchitananda and by you: transforming society through the empowerment of individuals. I also think we need to reform education more than mental health. If education were truly empowering society would be much more healthy in every way.One person's opinion. Namaste all even the less savory expressions! which are hard to bow to without expecting some sharp response.

  7. Cat says:

    I dont know if this is something similar to what "The Journey" seminars teach but I just attended a 3 day workshop and dug up some pretty boring stuff that has been holding me back all my life!!! I got to experience with my own body what it feels like to be pure consciousness, it kind of feels wide open and sparkling and light WOW! at that moment I realised that "I am That" which means I am all and all is me….and that I dont need to put anything from the outside into myself to be connected- because I always have been and always will be! What a powerful realisation! it's one thing reading these things and then actually experiencing it… and the path of forgiveness is the path back to the light, wow, I am so glad I did that course and the best thing is, its not rocket science! I can do it with anyone and they can lead me through it, so it wont be a costly path…
    I was actually thinking about mentioning this when I read your article about the Thai girl with the black eyes…you can reach forgiveness with and from her on a soul level. Thanks for sharing the Love! x Cat and the Crazies

  8. Ben_Ralston says:

    Thanks Tammy!
    About the video – it's horrible if you ask me. But it's way old, and a new website is in the pipeline, and there'll be much better demos then i hope.
    RPT is truly amazing.

  9. Ben_Ralston says:

    Hi Anitra,
    I don't blame you for being skeptical – it's a big claim, and I would be too!
    I'm not sure I agree with your statement that in order for people to shift dramatically they need be supported. They needn't be supported, they simply need:
    a) to take responsibility for themselves, fully
    b) to be courageous enough to change (which essentially means to be prepared to let go of the ego / mind control.
    I agree fully with your final point – that there are many people / systems that are slowly emerging now to (together) push a new paradigm forward. If I tend to write in a bit of a 'partisan' style, it's partly because I need to present a point in a very clear way. You see, I have simply never seen anything as effective as RPT, and it would not be true to say that most other modalities are as good. Some, few, are. But really very few.
    With love, Ben

  10. Ben_Ralston says:

    Hi Cat, sounds like an amazing journey (pardon pun). I'd be very interested to know if the shift is permanent. Come back in a week or so and let me know?

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  12. It wasn't the Dalai Lama who said that. Learn quotes properly so you can requote them properly. Namaste.

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  14. Ben_Ralston says:

    Haha! thanks Braja (I think 🙂

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