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CHOICES OR DECISIONS Many people don't manifest what they want, because they are not willing to choose. They are so scared to make a mistake that they never move. "What should I be - a doctor or a lawyer?" "Shall I marry him/her or shall I not?" Sound familiar?
The universe responds to your moves. When you make a choice and move, universe either responds in "BRAVO" or in "OOPS, TRY AGAIN". But if you don't make a move, you'll never know.
Life is pretty much like driving a car. When you're driving you make decisions all time, you get feedback all time and you make new decisions based on that feedback. You go round a curve too fast, tires scream, oh boy, too fast, slow down... As you drive to work in morning, you have taken hundreds of risks and made hundreds of decisions, without thinking too much about it.
This is how powerful gift of feedback is. We make decisions and then get response.
An interesting fact about feedback is that when we receive it from others we don't like it. We feel criticized.
Life is an adventure. If we had map already written and memorized, what would be point of taking journey?
BELIEFS Your beliefs determine your reality in much same way as your thoughts do. However, their power is bigger as their source comes from past and is well hidden in this fridge we call unconscious mind. When I began to really look at my beliefs, some of them were: "men are stupid", "I have to work hard for my money", "I'm lazy" and "I can't fly". And, of course, one that kept all others in place is: "I believe that my beliefs are difficult to change".
If I could just change this last one, then I could change others quite easily. BUT. There is safety in these beliefs. They are familiar. Am I prepared to lose that safety?
Some of these beliefs are, I think, useful. Until I'm sure I can fly, I should avoid jumping off tall buildings. I guess that's useful, but it is also worth examining once in a while.
Anyway, beliefs are important to us. We spend a lot of energy proving them true. Whenever I got overworked and stressed I would turn on TV, zapping for hours, thus confirming, "I'm lazy". Whenever a man became too close and offered his friendship, I always found something wrong with him to keep him away. Of course, "men are stupid".
We can create new, positive beliefs about ourselves. Just reverse belief you want to change and say it to yourself over and over again, using all your enthusiasm and excitement. Instead of "I'm a failure" use "I'm successful", instead of "I'm not good enough" use "I'm great".
These four topics, Thoughts, Feelings, Choices and Beliefs, are areas where you can really shift your ability to live life of joyful creativity.
Watch your thoughts - keep them positive.
Give your feelings space. Feelings are okay. They add flavor to soup of life.
Get used to making choices - take a chance. We all make mistakes and we can all respond to results
Look at your beliefs. Are they unquestionable facts? Or might it be useful to shift some of them?
Nisandeh Neta is a trainer, success coach and healer. He is leading workshops, courses and retreats focusing on themes such as personal growth, self-esteem, leadership, relationships, consciously creating, meditation and neo-shamanism. More information about his programs can be found at http://www.opencircles.nl. His inspiration, motivation and empowerment articles, newsletter and digital books can be found at http://www.inspiration2go.com