(NaturalNews) The Jedi are big believers in alternative cures for what darkens the mind, for the mind is your most effective weapon to combat evil in the world and create peace. When darker forces invade your consciousness, it is imperative that you learn to respond effectively. Only then can you maintain your happiness, independence and availability to be of service to others.
As a Natural News reader, you understand that good nutrition and proper supplementation play a major role in mental and emotional health. Even when your nutritional protocol and discipline are perfect, however, you are still susceptible to the Dark Side. How? The mental tactics the Dark Side uses, most unfortunately, have been infiltrating your consciousness over the course of your lifetime.
You'd think that community educators, health care providers, the media and other sources that contribute to the formation of your beliefs would actually have your best interest at heart. Think again. The Dark Side has infiltrated every aspect of human education and community life, often outside of your awareness. Teachers, counselors, public figures and mentors end up being used as puppets to indoctrinate children with mental maps that lead them down the dark path of emotional enslavement and dependency. The only escape is to free your mind, once and for all.
This is no easy task. Children who are diagnosed with official sounding conditions by unthinking authorities have a hard time overcoming that indoctrination and realizing – at any time during their life – that they are not broken. They were merely never taught any useful mind tricks to overcome what may naturally ail them. In fact, the Dark Side teaches that Jedi mind tricks are manipulative or even wrong. The most unfortunate among the Dark Side's minions actually fear the mind tricks and those who practice them. These are perhaps the most confused by the Dark Side's clever propaganda.
Imagine, a doctor programs your young and impressionable mind with the following direct, forceful statement: You have Major Depressive Disorder. This is an organic medical condition. You were just born this way and there is no cure for it. You'll need to take these pills, gradually increasing the dosage over time for the rest of your life. Again, there is no cure for this disease, so don't waste your time looking for one. By the way, those who claim to know how to help your depression without our drugs are liars and fakes who only want your money.
When this sort of message finds a home in your psyche, along with a thousand others like it, each casting a strand that forms a massive web of confusion, contradiction and misinformation, you become inept. This is what the Dark Side wants! Helpless victims trapped in their web of deceit. Worse, when a Jedi offers to help you free yourself, you've been programmed to believe he or she is a charlatan.
There are hundreds of effective mind tricks that eradicate a multitude of psychological maladies. If you can get your hands on just a few dozen of them, your personal independence and effectiveness multiplies.
At last, here is a Jedi mind trick for a consistent depressed state of being.
The trick begins with the realization that psychological depression can be defined as actively perceiving a future in which you do not want to participate. No depressed person is jazzed about the future in the context of the depression, whether it is a global depression or a depression specific to a single situation. This realization has serious leverage.
The next step is to act on the realization. The course of action may vary widely from person to person. It involves drilling down through levels of mental mush until you get to solid ground and can gain some needed traction.
What do you perceive in your future that you'd rather avoid?
What about the future (how you hold it in your mind) makes it appear unappealing? Is it dark or gray? Is it short? What qualities in your mind's eye make it undesirable?
What would need to be in your future in order for you to look ahead with interest?
These questions, thoughtfully asked and carefully considered, move your mind in a new and resourceful direction. They (and others like them) are the drills intended to find solid ground beneath the mental mud. You've got to get through that mud to real ground if you are ever going to stop spinning your wheels in a depressed state.
With your feet on solid ground, the mind trick is complete. You know the specific elements in your perceived path that you'd rather avoid and are now in a position to make a plan to negotiate with your future and make real changes.
When you have mastered the skill of removing unwanted events and undesirable qualities from your future, you are free from the self-inflicted psychological trap of mental depression.
Sometimes getting out of the trap is simple. You make a decision to go in a new direction and you suddenly feel better. At other times the decisions are many and the stakes are higher. The can of worms has been opened and now needs some serious sorting.
About the author:
Mike Bundrant is the founder of the iNLP Center, which offers online NLP training to help you multiply your effectiveness in every area of life. To learn more Jedi mind tricks and receive a free online mini course, visit iNLP Center.