The good news is that no other Deeper Need will respond more quickly, or more powerfully, to the work you do to identify and work on your negative character traits, like anger, guilt, and toxic shame.
The bad news is that this sort of work can often take a very LONG time, and often requires a lot of commitment, patience and perseverance.
If you want some short-cuts, I highly recommend taking a look at the free ‘Talk to God and Fix Your Health’ online course over on the JEMI (Jewish Emotional Health Institute) website, and in particular, Modules 3-5 which cover the 3 foundations of emotional health.
Also, Energy Psychology techniques like EFT (tapping) and the Tapas Acupressure Technique can also often get some very deep emotional issues to move out fast and permanently, but again it requires a little bit of time and effort to learn how to apply these simple techniques to your emotional issues.
Back over on the JEMI website, you can get the ball rolling with the JEMI guide to doing TAT HERE.
The official EFT website HERE has case studies and easy tapping routines to follow, to get you started. And lastly, you can get some inspiration to see how EFT and energy psychology has helped other people with their emotional challenges on the innersource website, HERE.
Remember, Deeper Need 1 is the foundation of everything else.
It requires the most work, and it has the most profound impact on every other part of your life. Clearly, getting this Deeper Need healthy and strong is hugely important, but it will take some time and patience, especially if it’s been chronically weak for years or even decades.
The key to getting it strengthened and healthy as easy and fast as possible is to keep bringing things back to God, to keep putting God in the picture – especially when you get bogged-down or hit a bad patch.
I’m still working on a lot of negative emotions myself, but each tiny bit of progress I make has a huge, direct impact on my state of mind and well-being. The good days start to outweigh the bad days, the bad moments get much fewer and less intense, they past faster and leave less of impression.
So even though I’m still working on it (and probably will be for another 60 years…) in terms of my quality of life, I saw immediate results as soon as I started out trying to work on Deeper Need 1, emuna / belief.
In the next post, we’ll take a look at the more physical side of things.