The Power of Your Thoughts

The Power of Your Thoughts

There are 3 videos below that have the capacity to change your life. So even if you normally skip reading due to the ADD tendency that is growing in most of us, I urge you to watch the videos about the power of your thoughts.

So, where are you when it comes to harnessing the power of your thoughts?

Science proves what the spiritual traditions have been saying for thousands of years; our thoughts have a profound effect on the world around us. Yet the majority of people in our society are still not coming anywhere close to fully utilising this power that we all have available to us. I believe that two of the main reasons for this are

  1. Lack of knowledge, understanding or awareness
  2. Lack of trust

Therefore, the aim of this post is to bring insight to those who are new to this concept, and to also build trust in those who are already familiar with the idea. From there, taking inspired action towards positive change can be done with ease.

Why is this so important right now?

I believe that this is not only the key to being able to live with inner peace in this hectic Western world; you can take it much further. It is the first step in learning to create genuine space for enjoying life the way you want to, instead of merely existing the way you feel you have to.

From there, it can be possible for each individual to begin affecting positive change on a much larger scale. We can do this when we truly recognise the part that each of us plays in the collective consciousness that changes worlds.

 

Why watch the videos?

One of the main keys to building awareness and trust in the power of your thoughts, is to frequently consume material from recognised leaders in the area, be they scientific or spiritual. My advice is to contemplate and compare material from both arenas.

Below, you will find three videos from the world of science. Two of them by world renowned scientists and authors, Bruce Lipton and Gregg Braden. The third is by Lynne McTaggart, the investigative journalist and author whose main body of work springs from many years working closely with cutting edge quantum physicists. The videos explain themselves.

Wherever you are on the path of learning to harness the power of thought, I believe that these three videos (selected from hundreds that I could recommend) are powerful reminders to stop operating in the old paradigm, one of struggling to make things happen. Instead, come at things the smart way, the easier way, starting with your thoughts and intentions.

Please leave your comments below.

If you would like to apply for a complimentary discovery session to learn how you can take specific steps to apply this knowledge in practical ways to improve your life, go to www.happinesshq.com/discovery

 

Lynne McTaggart

Intention Experience: We Create Our Matrix

Bruce Lipton

‘Happy thoughts = Happy life’

Gregg Braden

The Power of the Subconscious Mind

Your Number One Reason for Meditating

Your Number One Reason for Meditating

It is common, scientifically proven knowledge that a regular practice of meditation provides a long list of physical, emotional and practical benefits. From reducing stress, to increasing productivity, to helping prevent heart disease, the list of reasons to meditate is extensive.

Not surprisingly, meditation has been adopted more and more in recent years by individuals, work places and schools, as the benefits become more well known.

What is surprising however, is that the main reason, the ultimate benefit of meditation, is often not known, or is glossed over.

The real reason for meditation goes so much deeper than the list of physical ‘positive side effects’ as I’ve heard them referred to. When we meditate we come to know our own minds.

We learn to connect to who and what we really are.

So instead of paddling along through life using all the will and might you can muster from your five senses alone; most likely exhausting yourself in the process, you can learn to make things easier for yourself. You can tap into a much bigger power source – the real you, which is infinite consciousness.

Here is a video that I recommend, which explains more about the real benefit of meditation. I hope that this inspires you to give yourself the greatest gift of learning to meditate.

 

If you would like to have personal or group meditation instruction brought to you in your home, school or workplace, contact HappinessHQ to find out more. There are many different ways of practicing meditation and some methods will suit you more than others. I can help you to demystify it and come up with a routine that fits with you, your lifestyle and your requirements. I’ll also show you that meditation doesn’t have to be complicated, arduous or time-consuming in order to provide huge positive changes in your life.

So don’t hesitate to get in touch to find out more and to get started as soon as possible.

How to Let Go of Negative Feelings

How to Let Go of Negative Feelings

You’ve probably noticed a relentless push to get rid of negative feelings. Either it is coming from within yourself, because you naturally don’t like experiencing them, or else the drive seems to be coming from the well-meaning advice around us.

We hear again and again that to make our lives better we need to let go of those negative feelings. We hear it in spiritual teachings, health advice, positive psychology, law of attraction coaching and the list goes on. And it’s true.

“You need to learn to let go”

But how?

That is one of the most common questions I get, and is something I struggled with personally for many years. So, I want to make it easy for you by giving you two powerful descriptions of how to deliberately, skilfully and authentically let go.

The very real danger is that when we haven’t been taught such skills, we can end up merely supressing negative feelings. It is easy to think that we’ve dealt with them well, only to have them rearing their heads again and again, or have them manifesting in some other negative way, such as in disease or as a reflection in our outer circumstances.

The following excerpts are from two of my favourite people and spiritual teachers; Eckhart Tolle and David Hawkins. They give similar, yet complimentary advice on how to let go. From personal experience as well as helping others, I can vouch for these techniques as being positively life-changing.

My suggestion is the next time you feel negativity that can’t quickly and easily be shaken off, allow yourself about fifteen minutes to sit and simply try one of these out for yourself.

 

How to let go as described by Eckhart Tolle in “The Power of Now”

Make sure there are no external distractions….sit on a chair but don’t lean back. Keep the spine erect…. alternatively choose your own favourite position. Make sure the body is relaxed, close your eyes, take a few deep breathes, feel yourself breathing into the lower abdomen as it were. Observe how it expands and contracts slightly with each in and out breath.

Then become aware of the entire inner energy field of the body. Don’t think about it, feel it. By doing this you reclaim consciousness from the mind…. When you can feel the inner body clearly, as single field of energy, let go if possible of any visual image and focus exclusively on the feeling. If you can, also drop any mental image you may have of the physical body.

All that is left then is an all-encompassing sense of presence or beingness, and the inner body is felt to be without a boundary. Then take your attention even more deeply into that feeling. Become one with it. Merge with the energy field so there is no longer a perceived duality of the observer and the observed; of you and your body. The distinction between inner and outer also dissolves now so there is no inner body anymore.

By going deeply into the body, you have transcended the body. Stay in this realm of pure being for as long as feels comfortable. Then become aware again of the physical body, your breathing and physical senses and open your eyes. Look at your surroundings for a few mins in a meditative way that is without labelling them mentally and continue to feel the inner body as you do so.

 

How to let go as described by David Hawkins in “Letting Go”

When we relinquish or let go of a feeling we are freeing ourselves from all of the associated thoughts. The great value of knowing how to surrender is that all feelings can be let go of at any time and any place …. and it can be done continuously and effortlessly.

Letting go involves being aware of a feeling, letting it come up, staying with it and letting it run its course without wanting to make it different or do anything about it. It means simply to let the feeling be there and to focus on letting out the energy behind it.

The first step is to allow yourself to have the feeling without resisting it, venting it, fearing it condemning it or moralising about it. It means to drop judgement and to see that it is just a feeling. The technique is to be with the feeling and surrender all efforts to modify it in any way. Let go of wanting to resist the feeling.

It is resistance that keeps the feeling going. When you give up resisting or trying to modify the feeling it will shift to the next feeling and be accompanied by a lighter sensation. A feeling that is not resisted will disappear as the energy behind it dissipates. As you begin the process you will notice that you have fear and guilt over having feelings. There will be resistance to having feelings in general.

To let feelings come up, it is easier to let go of the reaction to having the feelings in the first place.  A fear of fear itself is a prime example of this. Let go of the fear or the guilt that you have about the feeling first, and then get into the feeling itself. When letting go, ignore all thoughts. Focus on the feeling itself, not on the thoughts. Thoughts are endless and self-reinforcing and they only breed more thoughts.

 

I hope that these give you a breath of fresh air and relief when it comes to dealing with the negative feelings that we all experience at some point. I would love to hear your feedback in the comments below – either about how you found these techniques or else sharing one of your own.

If you would like to be guided through the exact steps for bringing ease and flow to your specific life circumstances,  feel free to apply for a complimentary 30-minute Discovery call with me, I would love to hear from you.

 

Does the Internet scatter YOUR mind?….Then bring it HOME again!

Does the Internet scatter YOUR mind?….Then bring it HOME again!

In my previous post I spoke about Internet business and being in the moment…or not, as the case may be. Let’s go on…… I have noticed this in my children and then started experiencing it myself! I am talking about what I call accelerated mind chatter – caused by our ‘great friend’ – the Internet. So many of us already live our everyday lives with a mind all over the place, jumping around like a  flea from one thought to another. Depending on what is going on in our lives at any given moment and how much time we are putting into taming our minds, we can quickly move along that mind scatter scale, from one end to the other.

Internet Puts us Out There

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