5 Simple Steps to Telling Your Story the Way…
Lately in my lifestream I've been switching the focus from talking about what I want, to talking about what I already have. Since time is an illusion and every possibility already exists, I can choose to perceive I already have what I want at any given moment. If you believe your thoughts create, then whatever you are thinking is true until you think a contradicting thought.
The theory is simple enough, but how do we go about perceiving we already have what we want, especially when there is clear proof in physical reality that it's not true? All it takes is consistent practice and a little faith in your own creative power.
Telling your new story, step by step
1. Decide what you want.
Instead of thinking about what you don't want, or what you don't like, just take 5 minutes to ask yourself what you want. It could be a lifelong goal, or it could be what you want to have for dinner. If you don't know what you want, you'll never get it.
2. Deliberately practice the thoughts you would think if it was true.
Imagine you have what you want. What would you think? How would your thoughts be different from what they are currently? Take the time to train yourself into those thought patterns. I like to write about how grateful I am that I have what I want already. For an extremely detailed view of my thought direction practice, read my lifestream. This post is a good example.
3. If you're not thinking in alignment with your new story, stop thinking with silent counting.
I try to count to 10,000 every day. If I'm idle or involved in an activity that allows my thoughts to wander, I simply count to prevent thoughts that contradict my new story from popping up. It's the only truly effective way I've found to stop thinking when I'm not actively directing my thoughts.
4. Be in the present moment, vigilantly looking for evidence.
Whatever you notice, you get more of. So be ready to see evidence that your new story is true. The only way your new story will snowball into actual reality is if you are in the present, paying attention to each sign that you're getting what you want.
5. Repeat every single day, multiple times a day.
Thought direction only works with practice. We've trained ourselves into realities we don't want simply by thinking about them. All it takes to live the reality you desire is consistently thinking you already do. Your reality is created by your expectations. Your expectations are formed by your beliefs. And your beliefs are just thoughts you think a lot. Whatever you believe is true, so you can just train yourself to believe what you want to be true. Trust in your own power! You can be or do or have anything you want.
Stay inspired with the new Earcandy audio lesson
Last night Kelly and I published a new audio discussion about consciously choosing new thoughts and seeing them manifest. Our adorable second edition of Earcandy life design lessons, Thinky Thoughty Creations: How to Sugar-Sand Your Thoughts, is teeming with practical examples and our own experiences in thought direction. You can download the $2, 31 minute mp3 to hear our own methods and solutions for telling the stories we wanted to be true, and that we're now living.
You know I always find these articles so useful. And it’s great that they’re simple to implement. What I would love is for you is to write an article on how to attract the kind of work that you want in your life. I’m relatively new to this and sometimes I find it hard to figure out how to use it for a specific subject – like a job. No pressure on to write this – I’d even be just interested to hear you thoughts on the subject.
Anyway off to download the latest edition of Earcandy. Thanks!
Hi Annie! Thank you SO MUCH for the article suggestion! I’m allowing the inspiration to come. My first reaction:
If you know exactly what kind of work you want to do, then just stop looking and find a way to feel good anyway. You have to first feel as good as you would if you had your dream job to become a vibrational match to it. The universe knows what you want, you don’t have to -try- to get what you want. You just have to forget you want/need the job so you can stop vibrating “I don’t have the job I want”. Sometimes getting a job that’s not exactly what you want will really help – it can help you stop “needing” the job you really want so bad.
But if you don’t know what kind of work you want to do, then you either have to spend some serious time asking yourself what you want or try a lot of different things until you find it. Only life experience can cause you to have new desires, so if you don’t know what you want to do and you can’t figure it out by thinking about it, then all you can do is keep living and ask for the answer to be revealed.
Usually your dream job is something you do every day anyway. If you’ve already identified what you love to do (basically wild horses couldn’t stop you from doing it, if you didn’t do it you would die!), then just keep doing it because you love it and never expect payment. The rest will work itself out. You just have to let go, as hard as that can sound.
Let me know if that helps! And thanks for downloading the Earcandy! Kelly and I appreciate your support so much!!!