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The Flip or Swish

Discussion in 'General Discussion Subforum' started by Eric "Herbie" Watson, Aug 5, 2013.

  1. Eric "Herbie" Watson

    Eric "Herbie" Watson Beloved Grand Eagle

    (admin note: Eric says that "flip" and "swish" are NLP techniques)

    See you have to feel the emotion, thought or memory that's bothering you.
    Try to make it bigger if you can.
    You don't have to know the name, just notice how you know.
    Now that you've aimed at the feeling or noticed its there.
    Try to make it bigger or more bothersome by the will of your mind.
    Now switch your thinking totally.

    Think about the best memory you've ever had in your life.
    In your memory, your visualization or imagination add colors to this
    good memory like a colorful carnival.
    Make the colors more vibrant, stay here in this good memory scene for about 1 minute.
    Feel the emotions of joy and peace that comes from the good memories,
    Then when you open your eyes try to think of the negative memory-
    its probably not there, or it just needs a few more flips and swishs
    if its a feeling just notice that you know its there and do the swish as explained above.

    For instance if some one angers you-

    I just close my eyes and see his or her name in red - why red?
    I made it red myself, its submodalities or the five senses.
    then I make his or her name turn to grey then yellow and white.
    While im thinking about the color changes I see them like carnival colors.
    Hold these images here for about 5 seconds.
    Next I open my eyes and look at something White.
    I usually will have no more anxiety over the issue at this time
    if needed ill re-peat the sequence two to seven times
    Try it you'll see -then try and think back to the memory that made you mad
    or depressed or judged or angered- it works with almost any emotion
    what ever name you wish to add to the feeling.
    Almost always there will be no negative charge to any negative thoughts
    do this sort of quick- that's the speed element- count to three on each color.

    So remember here at the onset start to feel the emotion
    then instantly think about the best memory you've ever had.
    This memory is your visualization, imagination, real memory, feeling, etc..
    Remember you wont lose the memory only the negative sting.
    The outcome is peace- to flip or discharge.
    Not that your not peaceful now but you ever feel like something's holding you back
    its like 1 negative at a time too- instead of trying to hunt them I let them come to me.
    but I like hunting them now- im used to the submodalities or different senses and thoughts.
  2. Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021)

    Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021) Beloved Grand Eagle

    Thanks to you for the Flip or Switch TMS healing technique.
    I practiced it and it worked for me.

    It takes my mind off a bad thought or feeling and helps me switch it to
    something more pleasant and comfortable.

    You come up with some great stuff for TMS healing.
  3. Eric "Herbie" Watson

    Eric "Herbie" Watson Beloved Grand Eagle

    Thank you Walt- there are hundreds of different styles, I think the important part
    is knowing how to use the swish- it looks simple enough but when you really do it
    it takes a lot of invested thoughts and cooperation with visualizations.
    I think we went on a good ride a couple of times before ya caught how to do it
    as I remember you had a great time the first day we worked on it.
    I wondered for so many years how can something so simple -seem so hard,
    Yet be so simple after you learn how it all works.
    Its helped me Walt with everything from anxiety to pain
    and I know with you too, there's so many different ways to work the mind.
    Im glad you was willing to try it- to some folks it seems silly but when you learn
    its hard to get mad and not use it, or have anxiety or pain and come to find out, it works- WoW
  4. JanAtheCPA

    JanAtheCPA Beloved Grand Eagle

    Walt, I also thought it must be "Switch" but it's not - Eric tells me that "Swish" is a technique from NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming).
    Eric "Herbie" Watson likes this.
  5. Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021)

    Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021) Beloved Grand Eagle

    Thanks, Jan. I'll switch my thinking to Swish. Herbie knows his stuff, and so do you!
  6. Eric "Herbie" Watson

    Eric "Herbie" Watson Beloved Grand Eagle

    See guys right at the moment of change, you say swish
    as I said it took me a long time to figure that simplicity out
    but when you do its sweet and it works.
    I will clarify this until its understood.
    It took me half my life to see the switch in the swish.
    I had to learn about imaging and holding thoughts.
    Even though I've always loved and studied these forms
    with a lot of success-I doubted and wavered till after I healed from Sarnos teachings.
    Then a light went off and I thought I've studied nlp all this time
    now lets work it by faith, I did and it worked again and again -
    It was working the whole time, I just never believed it was for real.
    Its been proven to work by science now ya know.
    That was the discussion Dr. Alexander and I had on a thread that got a lot
    of attention. Nlp itself is Modeling 2 famous psychologist- 1 famous therapist
    and 1 world famous Hypnotist- that would be Milton Ericson
    Virgina Satir , and Fritz pearls being the names most recognizable
  7. Birdie

    Birdie Peer Supporter

    Wow, I read the book "unlocking the emotional brain" and it seems that this flip 'n swish-technique has what it takes to re-consolidate the brain ;). But I'm no expert in this field...
  8. Eric "Herbie" Watson

    Eric "Herbie" Watson Beloved Grand Eagle

    Yes birdie, reconsolidation
    That's the technique that I had to evolve or understand by trying instead of judging.
    See birdie in the past so much I studied had an element of
    peace, love and harmony that you had to decide with awareness and acceptance.

    Now with reconsolidation I didn't have to work up this habit.
    The law of habit makes us better in all things including our worries.

    The knowledge here is when you have an issue
    and you cant get it outta your head for instance
    or someone or something keeps bothering your thoughts
    You don't have to pretend like its not bothering you till it doesn't

    With the swish you can actually take the emotional sting out of the hurtful circumstance
    and most likely every hurtful thought you could come up with.

    I remember talking to a friend and they were burning up
    with anger at a family member. I said you need some help to lose that thought.
    Oh you could never make me not hate him! he said.
    Well within 10 minutes he was not only talking about how he didn't know why he was so mad.
    He didn't even remember much about being mad.
    That's how it works ya know, its not limited either- I've used it on all kinds of situations.
    The important part for this to happen is to study and know how its done.
    It doesn't seem real , it had me fooled for years- I just thought it was to simple ya know.
  9. Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021)

    Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021) Beloved Grand Eagle

    Herbie, I've printed out your FLIP and SWISH postings and will practice it regularly.
    It's a great healing technique.
  10. Eric "Herbie" Watson

    Eric "Herbie" Watson Beloved Grand Eagle

    Walt I really believe you've had great success because you believe so well.
    It was an awesome journey working with you as we talked nightly about your recovery.
    till you recovered. I remember you learned everything you could from all the books and Tms.wiki
    along with asking me questions that were very excellent questions.
    You were invested in getting better and you gave it your all.
    What more do we ask for, you did it in like 4 or 5 months as I remember ,maybe sooner.
    I still got all our discussions about tms healing and I have to admit, I cherished the time-
    we got to talk about healing and how to do it better and better.
    You have that will to get things done right Walt and that's exactly what you did my friend.
    Your an amazing person, full of wisdom and knowledge. A great friend to have.
    Thank you Walt for being my buddy
    God bless you Friend

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