Monday, 24 August 2015
Power of positive thinking
I would like to talk to you today about something that has played a major role in my life for the past 6 months. It's called 'Positive Affirmations'. It is a powerful method that focuses on the way you think and talk about yourself, your life and others. It's aim is to bring you what you desire in your life, by you thinking that you already have it.
Let's say, you want to make more money. You are thinking to yourself: "I'm a millionaire, I can afford the best quality clothing, tropical holiday, and pay all my bills with ease and pleasure". You put yourself in that position by your way of thinking, you are affirming that positive situation, and you are attracting all that you desire. By thinking positively, you bring positive things into your life.
It is working, I have been doing it for the past 6 months, and it brought into my life exactly what I've been affirming, sometimes in quite surprising forms.
You start by paying attention to the way you speak and talk about yourself. Notice how many times you criticise yourself in your head, or say negative things when speaking with others. When you complain about your life, your money, weather, it's all negative affirmations. By focusing on negative aspects of your life, you attract more negativity.
By thinking of yourself as a failure, loser or lazy bum, you are affirming it and attracting more of these into your life.
Start by completely blocking the negative thoughts that come to your head, and replace them by positive ones. Had just an argument? Don't think about it, don't focus on this negative situation. Instead, imagine more positive outcome, reaching an agreement, laughing together, working towards the same goal. It will be very difficult at first, but by constant practise, it will become easier and easier as the time goes by.
Also don't complain! Each and every complaint is a negative affirmation, and tells your mind that you want more of that negativity in your life. Instead, think twice before telling anything negative (even about the weather) and instead focus on some small positive thing that you can find. Maybe talk about the fact that petrol prices dropped (ok, that's unlikely), or that you had a productive day, managed to stick to the diet, cleaned the house etc. etc. With time, you'll notice that you stop talking about negative things, and you actually notice how often people complain around you.
Something to think about: how many times have you seen a happy rich person complaining? And how many times have you seen a poor, disabled person on benefits complaining? Till tomorrow...