Have you ever been bombarded with these thoughts – “I need to make some money, now!”; “Bills are coming due”; “I’m too old”; “I’ve never done that before”; and on and on? It seems like your brain is on autopilot. The thoughts take over so much so that it feels like you have someone hitting you on the head.
But have you ever noticed that the thoughts invading your peace have no substance or validity only prediction or speculation; or the thoughts are based on something for which you have no control? If I jump on the bandwagon and agree with them, then it produces F-E-A-R which is:
This is worry and it takes us from the present moment. Andrea Hess in her latest posting, “How to Eliminate Worry” gives some powerful advice on what we can do if we’re overwhelmed with fret and concern.
Just recently, I began to feel myself tempted to worry as I talked about in my last post, “My Time to Trust – Again!” It had been so long since I had received guidance or direction in my situation that I began to doubt and this opened the floodgates for the thoughts to pounce. I had been down that worry road so many times before and didn’t like the feeling. This time, I recognized it and didn’t even start down that road. Because I didn’t entertain the worry, it didn’t take long to receive some direction.
I aligned myself to what I wanted and publicly stated my intentions in my post that I was choosing to trust no matter how it appeared. Guess what? I got a call today for a job interview. When I put my attention on what I wanted, that allowed for direction to come. It was there all the time. I was blocking it. I’d heard this teaching so many times in many variations you’d think I’d get it and this time I did.
In whatever situation you may be facing now, I’ll repeat what I said in my last post, “Don’t give up!” The first thing is to recognize when your mind is on autopilot and if your thoughts are of worry and fear then begin to take action in changing your thoughts. Be patient with yourself especially if you’ve allowed your mind to autopilot for awhile. It takes time to recognize what’s happening and to make the change.
Dr. Wayne Dyer in The Power of Intention, says, “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” Do whatever you need to do to get your thoughts off of worry, first, then take action. I have found that when I get my thoughts under control then I can picture what I’m believing and when I hold that picture in my thoughts and bring in the feelings I begin to feel peace. That’s when miracles happen!
Sometimes, the thought of what I think I would like is hard to imagine and even harder to put a feeling to. I’ve not had the experience or not known anyone who has had what I imagine I could have. So, as you can see, this is a bit of a challenge to me but I’ve started and have taken action and with that it already has been exciting. Marc Allen goes onto say that when you get your Ideal Scene written down, then the goals of how to achieve that start to form and I can see this happening.
To go along with creating an image of your ideal scene in 5 years, I read an article this morning by Steve Pavlina called The Power of Clarity. This is a great source to writing your goals and why it’s important. For me, it’s important first to be clear on what I want my life to look like in 5 years and get that down in writing. Then, I’ll have the feel and vision of it and then write down the goals. Although, I’m finding they go hand in hand. I know I’ve heard the importance of this over and over but this time it has clicked in a way that it feels real.
In the past I’ve shied away from resolutions because I knew I wouldn’t stick to them so I didn’t want to even take the time to go through the process. So, taking these steps is huge for me.
How about you? Have you been clear, really clear, on what you want your life to look like if you could have anything you dare to imagine? Start today, by writing down in detail what you want and don’t hold back anything. It’s your start in the creating process of making it happen and attracting what you need to make it happen.
Then, as you get that completed, set goals – short term and long term. Commit to it and you’ll see the universe work with you in seeing this through. Document the process and keep your ideal life and goals in front of you where you can read them on a daily basis. This keeps the energy and feel of your creation alive. I know I’ll be here doing it with you and we can report our progress together.