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I had been upset. I had been dwelling on down side of my relationship break-up. In particular I had been regretting so many wasted years. I was feeling just awful when thought I am telling you about travelled through my brain like an express train. The thought was this:
“I am a lucky man, in an enviable position and I’m a free to create most incredible relationship with most incredible woman I’ve ever met.”
Until that moment I had no idea that break-up of my relationship had a positive side, but that realisation made me laugh. That realisation reshaped my day. In fact it did a lot more than that…
Over next few days I still had plenty of moments when I thought about all things that hurt me. The good thing was though that “I’m a lucky man…’ thoughts kept returning. I realise now that what I had begun to do was let go of my attachment to my past relationship.
I begun to spend time sitting down with my eyes shut and repeating thoughts that I was now free to create most incredible relationship. As I did this it was like cords breaking. The heartache and pain subsided gradually over following days and I began to feel somehow lighter, like a little of my pain had been lifted off.
Within four months that incredible relationship began to unfold. First I met this wonderful woman. We became close friends and from there magic has just continued to unfold.
For a moment close your eyes. Think about one thing that is causing you heart-ache. Now, be playful and imagine that this pain is in fact a great opportunity. Smile as you think about opportunity that is now available to you right now. It may be a relationship. It may be a change of job. Whatever it is, just remember that as one door closes another opens…
This article is an extract from Neil Millar’s ‘Greater Steps to Happiness’. Visit http://www.neilmillar.net and find out how to join Neil’s fast-growing readership and obtain a free copy of this e-book.