Thoughts, we all have them and they vary from moment to moment. Our reality is created by our thoughts and this is probably not a new concept for most, however, our relationships are also just thoughts....wow! This did kinda blow my mind and also open me up to more introspection.
If everything I think and focus on amplifies, then I must start paying closer attention to what I think as I focus, right? Right! When we are with people we think certain things about them as we do about ourselves and therefore they are what we think of them (but only to us) as they are really just who they are.
Try and stay with me here....when we focus on what's missing in our relationships, then we just amplify what's missing, thus creating more of that. When we focus on the positive attributes and what we love about the people around us, we amplify that energy and create more of what we love. Simple right? So, why do we find it so difficult?
Everything is really just a though and it all lives in our minds....our reality is merely the thoughts we consistently focus on and amplify and therefore attract more of. We can certainly change our thoughts and thereby change our reality. Changing our consistent thoughts means actually taking back our brain and paying attention to what we think and feel and paying attention to the thoughts that pop out of us when we are under pressure or being squeezed by life...I love the orange analogy that Wayne Dyer uses about the orange and when you squeeze an orange, what comes out....Orange juice! That is all that comes out because that's what's inside. What comes out of you is also what is inside and if it is anger and hatred and/or bigotry, then that is whats inside.
Now that you know, you have an opportunity to change that or look at it and see if it is truly the life and reality you wish to create for yourself, your children and your loved ones. Where do these thoughts come from, are they truly yours or are they learned behaviors or borrowed thoughts or have you allowed yourself to be indoctrinated by the masses? Are you in control of your thoughts or are they controlling and steering your life?
I love practicing Body and Brain yoga because there are instances where you hold a certain position for a very long time and you get to start witnessing your thoughts, your ego and how you handle yourself when thing start to hurt or become uncomfortable. The ego has an amazing ability to justify itself by pretending to be you. (your desires, fears etc) Thoughts like, "why am I doing this, I don't need to be doing this, this is stupid, put your ams down" etc. and when one goes deeper through the discomfort, you may be confronted with the deeper truths that you hold underneath it all. You get to chose whether you are in charge or whether you are going to let your ego take the reins.
For me taking back my brain means overcoming my ego and knowing that I am not my thoughts, emotions or my body, they are not me but mine and I truly have control over them. I get to chose every moment of every day how i wish to express myself through my thoughts and actions.
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
I am working with letting go of fear this month, and embracing the present moment. This article written by Madison Tayler definitely shed more light on the subject and I found it helpful in approaching or perceiving my fear in a different light. I love the idea of meditating or listening to the fear to get its deeper message and significance to me.
I hope you find it helpful too.....
I hope you find it helpful too.....
|The Wisdom of Fear|
Anything really worth doing in our lives will always have some fear attached to it.
Fear has a way of throwing us off balance, making us feel uncertain and insecure, but it is not meant to discourage us. Its purpose is to notify us that we are at the edge of our comfort zone, poised in between the old life and a new one. Whenever we face our fear, we overcome an inner obstacle and move into new and life-enhancing territory, both inside and out. The more we learn to respect and even welcome fear, the more we will be able to hear its wisdom, wisdom that will let us know that the time has come to move forward, or not. While comfort with fear is a contradiction in terms, we can learn to honor our fear, recognizing its arrival, listening to its intelligence, and respecting it as a harbinger of transformation. Indeed, it informs us that the change we are contemplating is significant, enabling us to approach it with the proper reverence.
You might wish to converse with your fear, plumbing its depths for a greater understanding of the change you are making. You could do this by sitting quietly in meditation and listening or by journaling. Writing down whatever comes up--your worries, your sadness, your excitement, your hopes--is a great way to learn about yourself through the vehicle of fear and to remember that fear almost always comes alongside anything worth doing in your life.