This week has been an AHA moment for me..! Connecting all the dots and really understanding the process of everything that we have been doing. So many of us live our lives doing the same thing day in day, day out. The same thoughts rolling over in our minds which are linked to the same emotions and of course the same experiences, then wondering why nothing changes. Is it possible to change? Of course it is…! But here comes the part which got my attention………….as Wooden says “worthwhile results come from hard work and careful planning,” it was going to take hard mental labour (Haanel). At first this did seems pretty painful to me, but I am ready for that change.
I did not realise how stuck I was on the same merry go round in my life until I started this course. It was good to branch out and do something new. Starting with breaking my old habits, those peptides that keep us chained to the past. By writing down each week something that I knew I could do without any assistance and a specific date of completion. Like clearing that lovely pile of paperwork on the table which has not moved for months, something I was always going to do but never get round to. Then celebrating once it was been completed. Seems so small, but it has had a profound effect and encouraged me to work through the other things I have been putting off.
Writing out my DMP (definite major purpose) was a challenge to start with and several rewrites, just to make sure I had the language right. However, I have done it and for once I have a clear intention. I know exactly where I am going. It has been challenging at times keeping that razor sharp focus on my DMP. I found myself feeling really tired and my body did not want to pick up the book to do my readings or exercises some days. I would rather curl up and go to sleep, have a chat with my friend or just watch TV. After a sit and just being the non judgemental observer of this situation, it occurred to me that it was my old blueprint. My body did not like this change and it was resisting..! By using the Law of substitution, there have been days where I have read my DMP with enthusiasm or even listened to my recording and this had made that feeling pass.
The past week I have been working on my Press Release. I have observed myself feeling so challenged by this task. It’s great now having my DMP, but what about the details? What am I doing? How am I feeling? What can I see? These were questions that I had to dig deep for to answer. I have lived so many years with pent-up emotions that it seemed difficult to get them down on paper. From my sit I was led to really dive into this exercise. I started to write my future, filing in those details. This is still a work in progress, but from what I have drafted so far I can really feel myself in my new reality. It is starting to come ALIVE….
The shapes, index cards, DMP, Movie Trailer, Movie Poster, recording and Press Release are all leading me to be familiar with my future self and live in my future NOW!
I wish you all a great week, and thanks for stopping by!