Originally Posted by Balbrae
This just dawned on me: every time we "get over" something unpleasant that has occurred, we manifest a different past.
I agree, actually. Although, I perceive it as manifesting a different present, by changing perception of the past.
I've also had success with "deflating" or "withdrawing energy" from certain memories and past events. I go into the memory and then consciously and deliberately draw the energy out of it until it collapses. Once that happens, it doesn't bother me any more, and the present is changed, sometimes subtly, sometimes more obviously. In some cases, others who were involved in or a witness to the events of that memory seem to have no recollection of it, which is kinda freaky, but, hey, whatever works.
The thing is, time is an illusion. This isn't some sort of new age mumbo jumbo, but physics, as well as my personal experience and perception. It FEELS like there's a "past" and a "future" and a "present", but it's really all simultaneous. It's hard to conceptualise, and even harder to describe, but when I'm still and I look, I see and experience it directly. Einstein knew what he was talking about. Time is as much an illusion as space.