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How Does Regression Work? Part 3 (And Are Past Lives Real)

Written by: McKing Lee, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.


Previously we ended off What Goes On In A Hypnosis Session Part 2 touching on regression. And if you don’t already know it, a regression is a hypnosis technique to go back in time to their memories. If you heard of Neuro Linguistic Programming or NLP, it is also known as timeline therapy

Disappearing past and future written on sand beach.

To me, they are pretty much the same or similar methods

The difference is which direction you are going, backwards into the past, or forward into the future

Another difference is how you do the process, using visual or auditory means, for example

Now we won’t be going into all those details

Today, we will be looking into the 3 main types of regression

Most people will know of current life regression, as well as past life regression

I’ll save the third version to be revealed towards the end of this article

So read on my friend!

Current Life Regression

Well, we usually don’t say current life regression, we just say regression or a hypnotic regression

As mentioned above, it is a hypnosis technique to go back in time in memories

So what is it for?

Usually, we do this technique when there is an event that happened in the past and it left a mark in your unconscious mind

So much so that it if affecting you in a number of ways

Whether it is a trauma stemming from physical violence, or an accident that cause another negative pattern to be formed within

A regression is an excellent way to find the root cause and resolve it cleanly so that you will no longer be affected by it

To understand how this works, you have to first understand that the unconscious mind will store all information within

Similar to a computer!

And when you want to recall something, that is your conscious mind attempting to retrieve said information

So even if you are unable to recall a piece of information, you might say you have forgotten about it

However to me, you didn’t forget, rather you are currently unable to retrieve the information for whatever reason

Maybe it is due to age, perhaps the connections are broken

Just like how you might be unable to find a specific folder in your computer, but you know it’s there!

Unfortunately, we do not have a search function in our minds (yet)

So what happens is that when you have, say, an anxiety attack and it stems from your past

An example of a regression technique will tap into that emotion of anxiety and follow the neurology back to the source

This will bring you back to that specific memory, that event that planted the seed of anxiety in you in the first place

And it can be in your childhood, or teenage years

But you might even see yourself as a baby or even as a fetus in your mother’s womb!

It is dependent on when the event happened

Once there, we will resolve it cleanly and you are finally free

Past Life Regression

I know a lot of people are curious about this

First of all, I usually do not recommend doing a past life regression for fun, for curiosity’s sake

This is because you might end up in a past life that is potentially traumatic or eventful

And if you are not ready to resolve it, you might carry the trauma back with you

Ergo, opening a can of worms into this life

That wouldn’t be very nice right?

Anyway, so how does past life regression work?

Are past lives even real?

To be honest, I don’t know whether past lives are real or not

Because technically, there is no way to prove or disprove it

The weird thing is, that if the issue is from a past life, then doing this technique works

Even if it isn’t from a past life, we can say that it is a symbolic representation of the issue

And it still works anyway

Now let’s pretend past lives are real

So what happens is that the information is stored within the soul

And when the soul reincarnates, the information from a previous life or past lives can thus be transferred into this life

Think of it as you are transferring the programs from your previous computer into a brand-new computer

With new technology, new parts, new wires

And sometimes, the previous information had some bugs, errors or even a virus!

Which you didn’t know and thus it got transferred into the new computer

Heck sometimes the uploading of information is huge and that can cause bugs too

Like some data got corrupted during the transfer and thus this might create some issues as well

The funny thing is that even if you do not believe in past lives, if we end up doing this technique

Your issue will still be resolved

Ancestry Life Regression

Ancestry Regression is the third type of regression that I can do

What this does is to regress along your DNA into your ancestors’ lives!

This is because sometimes the issue stem from something your ancestor did

And no I’m not talking about karma, I don’t believe in that in terms of how people commonly believe in it

For example, the seed of anxiety was first experienced by your grandfather

And it got passed down to your mother, and finally into you

Thus doing this ancestry regression will allow us to find the root cause along your DNA and resolve it cleanly from there

There was an experiment done with some lab mice, where they were put in a little tunnel with cheese at the end

In the middle of the tunnel was a wire with electricity, and so the mice will get shocked on the way to the cheese

A few generations later, the new mice entered into this tunnel which they have never seen before and see the cheese at the end

However, when they came across the wire (which is not turn on for this part of the experiment), they were afraid

From here the scientists can conclude trauma can be stored as information in the sperm or egg, in the DNA

And this is what we now call Generational Trauma

The thing is, it might not just be trauma

It can be behaviors or other patterns as well

As long as the information gets stored in the DNA, and it is affecting you in a negative way

Then the ancestry regression is the right method to help you resolve and be free

You Learn Something New Every Day

Fascinating isn’t it?

And like I mentioned earlier, you don’t have to believe in whether past lives exist or whether the negative patterns was encoded from your ancestors for it to work

Essentially, as long as you want to resolve an issue, and keep an open mind about it

You can

I once did a past life regression for a client with a hunger urge – she wouldn’t stop eating

In that single session, she ended up in a past life of a prehistoric stone crab!

She was so hungry as she crawled the deep dark ocean looking for food – hence the hunger

We resolved it and a few days later I checked up on her

She was happy to report that she no longer has the urge to eat

Previously she might eat 3-4 plates of food and still be hungry!

Now she can eat 3 quarters of a plate and be full

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McKing Lee, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

McKing Lee is a conversational hypnotist, NLP Practitioner, and a student of life. After nearly dying in his sleep when his lung burst for no reason, McKing develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and fell into depression. He subsequently sought his own recovery through learning NLP and hypnosis. Having a unique understanding of how the mind works, he has helped many people with mental and psychological issues, relationship and emotional issues, and interestingly enough, sometimes physical ailments too. McKing was recognized and won APAC SEA Business Awards Hypnotist of the Year 2020, and has been featured in local and overseas media over the years. He aims to help people as effectively as possible, through sharing of knowledge and with the right application of skills.



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