How many times have we had days we said “nothing ever goes right”, “this day is ruined”, “its terrible”, “theres nothing good in my life right now”, or something along these lines?
We often are so hung up on our own inner worries or crisis, we forget that we ALWAYS have something to be thankful for
Theres a famous quote that says…. “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” by Wayne Dyer
The best way to change the way we view the world is to change the way we think about it. Where we choose to focus our energy creates the reality we go onto experience
But where and how do we even begin…?
Changing our whole routine can be hard. I have always felt the best answers are found in simplicity.
Sometimes the deepest and longest lasting changes often happen through small adjustments that we persistently work towards
A few weeks ago, I had begun falling in love with starting my day writing 3 Things I Am Grateful for and I would love to share more about this practice, and how it has integrated and expanded even further into my life
Our thoughts are Powerful, Potent, and Influential to our lives. Its one of the strongest internal forces we have.
By working consciously to retrain the brain through simple mantras, we can begin to have more gratitude for life and our every day moments as well as make a more conscious effort to change our behaviors and way we think or interact with the world around us
A mantra is a series of words repeated to help bring them into conscious awareness/action or ignite a state of meditation
The beauty of this is when we begin to focus our energy in this way, we will find that there is never a day we can not find atleast 3 things we are grateful for
Although, until we actually just thought about it now, how many of us had ever put this in perspective and realized it?!
We are alive, we have a home, we have a friend or family, we have food, we slept well, we have a job. Anything really. These are things not everyone has and taking a moment of gratitude can really begin to change our perspective.
Instead of focusing on all we do not have, bring that energy back to all that we do 💚
While being grateful teaches gratitude. I also think that we all can spend a few minutes a day focused on the things we would like to change in our lives. The things that are blocking us or holding us back. To help create room for improvement and better alignment in our inner beings.
Recently I have begun also writing 3 Things I Am Releasing… 🙏
These can become such powerful words when used to light the fire of our intentions and initiate change 🔥
As I reflect on my day and moments in time, I focus on how I can fine tune myself. Things that may be blocking me from moving forward and being my best version of myself or seeing the blessing my life truly is
Often I find myself aspiring to release habits or thought patterns which inhibit my growth or do not align with my highest self and best individual I know I can be.
Sure, we already have things to we know we want to change and most of us have some conscious thought process when we make a mistake or choose to do something that may not be effective to our life or hurts another being
But our mind goes non-stop, we are always having some sort of inner dialogue. Much which we do not remember, in one ear and out the other as they sometimes say. Making it difficult to grasp and put into conscious effort
Take time one day and see for yourself. How often is your mind actually empty and not thinking of anything. Whether its the trees in the wind, something someone said, your to do list. The mind is always talking. Much of which gets mixed together, forgotten or doesnt sink any deeper into our lives.
Taking our thoughts out of the mind and into a visual representation ignites our senses while using our motor skills at the same time. A great way to move these words into our conscious awareness
When we write our mantras onto paper, it becomes a more concrete way to liberate our thoughts and words and move them into action
To be honest… when I started, I didnt think this new habit would have the impact it did. Especially the “I am Releasing…”
Its almost like a written contract between the soul/mind and the body being voiced and acknowledged, signed and dated…
Habits are hard to break and thought patterns literally create the frequency we live in and also that which surrounds us. What we think and believe about the world or our lives is exactly what or how we will perceive it to be and what will come to manifest. This is the law of Attraction 🌿
With all this background noise happening in our brains. It helps to have a simple daily practice that can be used to redirect the energy into a new direction.
Try it out for a week. See how you feel. They say it takes 21 days to build or break a habit and 90 days to really integrate into a permanent life change.
Using post it notes allows me to stick them on my wall next to my bed, where every morning I wake up I am reminded of all that I am grateful for
I am now on week 10, meaning that I officially have over 200 reasons to be grateful at any moment in my life
As for all that I am Releasing, I just made it to week 4 😊
As I stare at this section of post-its on my wall, I definitely feel its time to let of what I am Releasing on an even deeper level. I have begun to feel the urge to do something more with them. After all its what I want to let go of and cleanse from my life.
Maybe next to my bed and wall of gratitude isnt the most energetically correct place for them Im realizing 🤷♀️
They say that sometimes when we want to release something from our life, a way to really visualize it leaving us and clear the energy is through the power of fire and burning
Intuitively and innately my mind begins to think about how the Full Moon is coming
They say the New Moon is the time of new beginnings and planting seeds while the Full moon is the time of harvest, which we can focus on clearing, releasing and letting go.
While not everyone follows or thinks about the lunar calendar. I think its a beautiful touch 🙏
As we are illuminated on the brightest night of the month what better time to look around and release all that no longer serves us 🌕
Thank you as always fellow friends and readers for sharing your time and reading my article. Please feel free to comment or write below if it resonates with you! Or if you try it out, let me know how it goes! I always appreciate feedback and love hearing more ❤🥰
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