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The Unlimited Power of the Mind (Part 3 of 4)

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The Unlimited Power of the Mind (Part 1 of 4)

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Once you decided what you want to achieve from your hypnotic session, write a few affirmations that reflect your desires. Make sure you word these statements in the first persona and also in the third person.

Do that as though you were talking to someone else with your name. For example if you wish to develop more confidence you would write “I grow more confident every day” and “[state your name] you grow more confident everyday”.

Also form a mental picture of what that new confident you looks like

Imagine how you will feel when you have that new found confidence. Exactly how does that “other” you walk with confidence? How does that “you” talk with confidence and the “other you” react to everyday life, stressful situations and other people?

How does that confident you think, dress and what is their approach life? This picture is very important. During trance you will picture that confident you standing before you and bring it to life in your mind’s eye.

Then you will step into this confident you and actually become that person. Afterwards you should recite your affirmations while thinking. Feeling and imagining you walk, talk, dress and approach life as this confident “other” you!

This form of self-hypnosis incorporates NLP and is used to directly program your subconscious. It will help you create that confident you in the real world. The affirmations act as post-hypnotic suggestions which reinforce the NLP work.

It also ensure your subconscious mind holds the correct “self-talk” that you are constantly involved in during the day. This inner dialogue can make or break a person and it is important to program your mind with positive messages.

To create a state of trance in order to perform these mental sequences is quite easy

First find a quiet restful place where you will not be disturbed…

 

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The Unlimited Power of the Mind (Part 4 of 4)

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Ways To Prevent Procrastination Habit (Part 1 of 2)

 

A survey (by the University of Chicago) suggested that those who relish challenge are more likely to live up to 10 years longer than those who spend their lives inhibited by timidity.

Trying to realize our ambitions is preferable to not having the courage or motivation to take the risk. Not making any resolutions because we fear that we’ll break them is having a defeatist attitude. We only allow procrastination to become an insidious habit. This stops us from leading more fulfilling lives.

The following are ways to kick the procrastination habit!

Personal values development

Take the time to find out what you really want in life, what your personal values are. Do you want more time, more money, better health, greater self esteem and confidence?

How about a more fulfilling relationships, a different career, set up a business? When we procrastinate it’s often because what we are planning to do is not really aligned with what we truly want. We may be scared of our skills (or perceived lack of) or fear ridicule from others.

Make health and high energy levels a priority

Without good health we are less likely to have the energy and dynamism. Those are needed to make positive changes in our lives and it’s easier to procrastinate.

So ensure that you have a nourishing diet, sleep well, exercise and meditate. Incidentally, regular meditation helps delay the worst effects of the ageing process.

Visualize your life without procrastination

See and feel the benefits in your life if you didn’t procrastinate. What could you do and achieve? Begin to act as if you’re not a procrastinator. Write down, draw, imagine your life as a film. Use affirmations to help you.

Banish the Gremlin

That little voice which runs on auto in your head – that dismisses any idea that you might have. It says things like “I’m not in the mood” “I don’t have time” “I can’t do this”.

Stop running on auto, replace the “should’s” “oughts” “have tos” with “want to” “desire”. You have a choice. Acknowledge your choices and banish the Gremlin. Again, using affirmations can help you replace the Gremlin with more positive alternatives.

 

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The Law Of Attraction Secret (Part 1 of 2)

The secret is not a secret at all

Many people try to use the Law of Attraction to build a life that is truly worthy of them. They become frustrated at their lack of progress simply because they have gotten the order of manifestation wrong. Don’t fall into the same trap. The secret is learn that you must first be what you want. Do what you is necessary to achieve it, so that you can pursue your desire.

The hindrance

One of the biggest problems people find when they try to use the Law of Attraction for the first time is resistance from the outside world. It seems that no matter what they do the world pushes against them. It appears that the harder they strive for their desires the more the world pushes back. They then fall into the trap of blaming the world for their woes or even blaming God. A disastrous mindset to have if you wish to successfully and consciously employ the Law of Attraction to your advantage.

Thoughts to ponder

Mahatma Ghandi, the great Indian leader who peacefully freed his country from British rule, told his followers, “become the change you want to see in the world.”

Those words are just as true today as they were when this wise man walked the planet. In order to have what you want you must be willing to do what is necessary to achieve it. It can only be achieved when you become the very thing you want.

Change

The Law of Attraction can bring you anything and everything you want. In fact, anything you can hold in mind can be yours if you follow the rules of this Universal Law.

Trying to change other people or change the world is the wrong approach to achieving your dreams. You must change yourself. By holding in mind the things you want and believing that it is truly possible for you to have them you will immediately begin to attract them. However, if you wish to change the world or other people you are holding in mind the very things you do not want.

You are affirming to yourself that things are not OK the way they are. Thinking that the people and environment around you is a certain way “the way you don’t want it to be.” The Law of Attraction immediately kicks in and you begin to attract more of those things.

By allowing the world and other people to be fine the way they are you will begin to embrace the moment and unleash your true power to create. You cannot change the world and you cannot change others but you can change yourself. This is where your true power lies.

When you change yourself internally the world around you begins to change as you start to attract people, circumstances, situations and physical objects that reflect your changed beliefs, attitude, thoughts and feelings.

 

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Self-appreciation: The Key To Living A Life Of Joy (Part 2 of 2)

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In the final analysis, as the Dalai Lama states, “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.”  Happiness in my mind equates with joy. The joy, without which all other joy is diminished, is joy in one’s self.”

Self-pride and self-joy are as vital to the individual as are air and water.  Self-appreciation is the cornerstone in determining one’s health, one’s success, and one’s abundance and prosperity in both our public and our private lives.

Practical Steps to Self-appreciation

  1. Declare your uniqueness. There will never be another you; another who is exactly like you; another who will make a contribution to the planet in exactly the way that you do.
  2. Look for the things you like about yourself. Write them down and then focus on one thing a day, e.g. ‘I am competent’ or ‘I am creative’ or ‘I am now creating my ideal life.’
  3. Forgive yourself. The past is over; know that you were doing the best you could with your level of knowledge and understanding at that time.
  4. Use affirmations to remind yourself of your sacredness. Put them on the fridge, mirrors, wherever, to remind yourself that you are unique. For example, ‘I like and appreciate myself,’ ‘I am a lovable, valuable person and deserve the best life has to offer.’
  5. Read books that inspire you. Books such as daily meditations, thoughts for the day, sayings and quotations from inspirational leaders set the tone for creating an attitude of joy and/or peace before you start your day.
  6. Practice an ‘attitude of gratitude.’ We have created much to be thankful for, our health, our abundance, and our freedoms. Carry a small notebook with you and write down everything that you are grateful for all day long. You will be amazed at all the blessings in your life – your friends, your family, your job, your warm home, the fact that you don’t have to worry about stepping on landmines or getting your head blown off as you step out a door.
  7. Be true to yourself. Live the life you have envisioned for yourself.  Don’t look to others for approval; look within, and you will find it all.

 

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Affirmations (Part 2 of 2)

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Think of a time when you gave yourself praise. What words did you use? Do you use the same words that your parents or peers used when they were praising you? The same is applicable when you scold yourself.

Watch your internal dialogue. Look at it closely. It takes diligence to change the way you think. When you notice yourself thinking a negative chose to think the opposite. This way you neutralize the negative thought. Now the think the positive thought again! You have just reversed the negative thinking in that moment and remember you only have this moment. No other time exists! You are in the NOW.

The whole point of affirmations is to convince the mind that what you are repeating is the truth. As you verbalize your desire you will find negative emotions and contrary statements entering your conscious awareness. You must deal with these negative thoughts as they arise in order for your affirmations to work! Many people use affirmations in order to eliminate the negativity that comes up as a result of affirming something that feels untrue.

During your normal day daydream about what might be. Imagine things the way you wish them to be. If you catch yourself thinking “this is just a daydream – a fantasy” then stop! Think the opposite. It is not a daydream it is your reality. Now think it again. Release the resistance as it arises in whatever way you can.

If you just repeat affirmations with no feeling, or worse, feeling that it isn’t true, then you are actually affirming the opposite in your own mind! This is why some people find their situations actually getting worse when they work with affirmations. You must release the resistance by creating the feeling that the affirmation is true.

By creating the feeling of ‘having it now’ while repeating your affirmation you will begin to retrain your subconscious mind to think positively and you will ultimately begin to consciously create a life that dreams are made of!

 

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