Mine came as a result of past tendencies that needed to find a way out. By picturing those vibrations I am able to face them, in hopes of overcoming that which is not useful anymore, a burden that needs to be dropped.
Hindu tradition mentions dying to one's ego as a way to find peace, Christians refer to crucifying one's body and passions to find Jesus.
The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
2 Corinthians 5:17