Law of Attraction Magazine December, 2017 - Page 16

- - - - - - and simply observe, you create an atmosphere that allows you to see things as they are, not how you?ve been ?trained? to see them. This practice will help you see through the eyes of a child again, revealing a new world for you to explore. Fol l ow your body?s cl ues. Feeling heaviness, tension and fatigue? Check in to see what thought patterns are playing in your head. Dis-empowering thoughts will never make your body feel expansive and light. Don?t over-ident if y wit h your t hought s. Though your thoughts have the power to shape your life, you are not your thoughts and beliefs. Keeping that in mind will make it easier for you to experiment with new ways of thinking. Keep inspiring company. Surround yourself with people who inspire and encourage you to learn, take responsibility and look at the bright side of things. Spend t ime in nat ure. Recalibrate your brain waves by slowing down and tuning in to the healing vibration of nature. Doing so reduces stress to your central nervous system, enabling you to focus your attention on more positive emotions. Creat e a l ist of goal s. Making a list of goals will help you focus on what you want in your life, rather than what you don?t want. Create a bucket list using words and images and post it in a visible place as a daily reminder. Pract ice! Old patterns are not easy to break. Try out new, positive ways to respond to challenges by using our reframing format (example shown below), found in our Lif e Coach in a Book . It?s easy. All you have to do is follow the prompts to acknowledge the most pervasive thoughts that affect you in a negative way, then reframe them in a more helpful way. Over time, you will develop a repertoire of more helpful responses when challenges arise.You may also download our free Reframing Exercise under the Tips & Resources section on our website. EXAMPLE SITUATION: I didn't get accepted into the college I wanted. NEGATIVE THINKING: I became angry and hurt. I felt like giving up and thought I would not get accepted into any program I applied to. REFRAMED: I accept the fact that sometimes things do not turn out the way I'd like. I will keep doing my best and note what I need to change to be accepted into another program. ?If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.? ? PEACE PILGRIM Creating long-lasting change in your thinking takes determination and consistent practice. This deep, transformative work will make-over your life in ways that you can?t even imagine. As you cultivate more positive thoughts, your perception of life will change; more important, you will change. You will be happier, more trusting and loving, living in a world that feels more safe, abundant and bright. Your life will take on a whole new meaning as it expands to embrace healthier relationships, success and greater joy? more than you ever dreamed possible. Lynda D?Amico is an artist and healer. She is also co-founder of InnerGuide, a personal development company that creates planning guides for success. Using self-directed coaching strategies, InnerGuide products help you deepen self-awareness, increase productivity and live with a greater sense of purpose. To learn more, visit inner-guide.com Page 16 - Dec., 2017