"Being offended" is an emotional condition. It is a disturbance caused by two opposing voices within our soul. Being offended is a state of confusion and it is confusion that stops movement. The need for movement is an instinctual and critical part of our nature encouraging us to keep moving. That is why God showed this law so prominently in the nature around us as the trees and plants grow new fruit every year and then release it ready for a new crop of fruit.
Be in the world but not of it. Don't measure yourself by how you fit into the ideas of others, measure the world in terms of how it fits into your ideas. Your ideas are best.. until a better one comes along! We live in a tsunami of information. We are bombarded with ideas and opinions . Before you start worrying about how you keep up, remind yourself that the fact that you are feeling bad is a clue that something about it is healthy. You are right! Trust yourself!
Where's my U-Turn? With any form of unhappiness in life the perfect solution lies precisely where the problem is. The word depression means slump and sunken. This 'withdrawal' is our body and mind showing us that we are not seeing clearly. It is a natural and healthy mechanism which helps us know when we can't see where to go. Usually we withdraw because we do not have a vision. In our mind we cannot see ourselves in a situation and so the body requires no energy to move. It can be explained as disillusionment or lack of hope.
Insecure home, insecure life experiencesLiving with a feeling of insecurity in your home can create a ripple effect and repell improvements you were hoping would come about. I recently broke both my wrists at the fitness centre because of feeling very insecure. I only had a square metre of space but what I was feeling caused a big problem. I could feel how insecure I felt as I started to work out and I could have acted but I didn't! While two broken wrists is easy to see, what I didn't see was all the other situations that were held back or riddled with insecurity that I didn't see which were not effecting everything in my life and my business.
Without seeding into something with an exchange you are being fooled into thinking you will benefit to the degree you think. If I watch a free video I am exposing myself to the subject and exposing my conscious to the subject matter; my physical action expresses intention. However, if there is no exchange then there is no return; a reason why we have so much access to free material but actually little changes. If you want power into areas where you are lacking...
I never had a plan in my life but my life went from deep depression and constant suicidal feelings to a rich life. Your dreams are inside you buried beneath layers of misguided ideas of who you are. This mess comes about because of contradictions in your beliefs which are written into every physical thing in your life. To understand where the contradictions are...
For years I was frustrated at why I spent so much of my time having to learn about webpages and source code so I could help my husband in our business. One day in a moment of explosive frustration my husband shouts "Aaaarrggh I wish humans were more like computers!" I laughed. "They work exactly like computers" I replied.
Our true, natural, divine traits that show us the path to our prosperity and potential are written into everything we are attracted to. Look more closely at your favourite dog breed and how you feel about dogs to discover more about your path to success.
Business Owners - Are you clear about your product?Many business owners are so involved in the business strategies and daily running that they fail to discover what their real product is. Perhaps this is you? Your product is not art, meditation, books, computers, cars, supplements, therapy, etc. These descriptions are your process. The reason why your customer is motivated to part with their hard earned money is because they foresee a specific benefit in their life, are you defining these and promoting them?
Here is an exercise to help you get clear about your unique path to living a prosperous fulfilling life. You might want to get a piece of paper just to help you see yourself in print. What we are doing with this exercise is re-cognising you with your divine, unique personality. This exercise demonstrates how you are attracted to that which you are. Who you truly are is your winning formula.
Not so, ever. The law of attraction is constant and works for everybody in the same way all the time. If we accept the law of attraction then we must accept that we are magnetising everything that happens to us even though we cannot see how and why. We cannot manipulate it every time something comes along we don’t like and blame it on...
Male and female 'nature' tell you how to win and what we must go through. We are all male and female inside. We manifest in separate genders so we can see the true characteristics so we know how to 'marry' them within. However we never got the manual and so prosperity gets held back as we muddle through! One prosperity signpost is reflected in women bleeding every month...
For decades I believed that life was fair and that we are all equal, probably but it was one of those things I assumed without really digging deeper. The laws of nature work for everyone but the laws are not the problem, we are. Nor do we change when we have had enough pain, this is nonsense. Pain sends us inward wanting to pull back from life. Only joy and pictures of happines motivate us to put in effort; we are not stupid...
Fulfillment and prosperity can often delude us because our perspective is upside down. Prosperity comes to us as we put our genius out into the world to deliver and free others. As we seed our gifts into others’ our life will become more fulfilling and prosperous. If you don’t know about this process, the confusion can cause you to miss the mark not only in your own career/business but in other people’s gift in your life...
Success was just one scream away for Jonathan. As I was waiting for the healing workshop I was attending to begin, I noticed this guy wondering around the room who made me a little nervous. He could barely stand up straight and was walking and talking as though he was drunk and/or on drugs. He was incoherent and his cardigan was hanging off one shoulder as the right side of his body seemed unable to hold itself up. I knew the facilitator was...
I am guessing that at some point in your self improvement journey you have heard someone tell you to "get out of your comfort zone"? Ignore it. Although what is being said is very well intentioned, the laws of creation are not executed by intention. Intention might be a goal but words are the instructions we give to energy to shape itself into physical form; to 'bring into being' (whether that be something good or bad). In pursuit of a successful and prosperous life, getting out of...
The line between success and failure is very slim. The irony about life is that the energy, time and effort is the same to be rich as poor. Sounds ridiculous doesn't it. It is hard to believe but someone struggling demonstrates every day that they have bundles of stamina, commitment, self- discipline and determination so the deciding factor is not attached to these kinds of efforts! A criminal has all the attributes to be wealthy! So what is the detail which turns failure to success. Why does stamina, commitment, self-discipline and determination product a prosperous life for some and not for others?
Ever been to a meeting or finished a project and heard yourself saying to a colleague "well how do you think it went?" I did this a while ago and as I moved to open my mouth this strong voice shouted "SHUT UP". Took me back a bit but I shut up and listened. The voice went on to say "It happened, you fulfilled your commitment. Unless you are going to say anything to enhance the results SHUT UP!"
You are closer to your miracle breakthrough than you believe. The healing to every pain you have is truly simple. You are making a mountain out of a molehill. You are closer to your miracle than you are taking time to see. The revelation you are looking for is under your nose right now... you don't need more of anything. Get off the tv, the internet, facebook and away from your friends and ask what is the feeling that is colouring everything black. Make a decision and then unsubscribe from every other contradiction, opinion idea that distracts you.
Prosperity; you don't need more information, you need revelation If you have read my past articles you will now know that a woman is revealing elements about the condition of your potential... and a man, revealing elements about the condition of your power. OK, so let's imagine you are experiencing upset between you and your partner or you and other close relationships. It all looks devastating, you feel out of control, your heart hurts, you are angry and frustrated... but it feels a lot worse than it actually is. Freedom and breakthrough is much easier than you imagine.
Take a good look at your partner - pay attention to what upsets you! Divorce and relationship breaks up are sadly becoming fashionable. If we really knew the truth behind the dynamic of our relationships we would not walk away so lightly. If our partner is a man, they are playing out the behaviour of our own dynamic of POWER (the ability to make things happen in the physical). If our partner is a woman, they are playing out the behaviour of our own dynamic of POTENTIAL (the quality of the experience of all your activities and resources). The problem is not that we decide to end the 'commitment', the problem is that too many people walk away without taking responsibility for what they are doing that causes the 'pain'. We walk away because we feel we are not in control but we are!
Discover your real focus and stay there. Some people know early on in life what they are born to do and pursue it with all consuming passion. The clarity comes from the passion which unconsciously drives their focus and so learning how to is not necessary. For others like me it is something that is discovered after a longer process; maybe simply because in my case I didn't know how to read the signs. I didn't know how there was a specific plan for my life or how to know what road to take.
Your unique Assignment and why it must be recognisedEach one of us have a unique Assignment. We are created on purpose with a unique job to do. This assignment is so unique that every other place on the Earth is lacking because of it and we carry it within us. It is so unique and important that a band of angels are assigned to protect us and guide us until it is completed! If you study everything that was ever created or will be created it is only created to solve a particular problem. Money is attracted to us only as...
Your colon: relationship with your prosperityEvery single function of your body mirrors the function in your life. Every part of you was created for a specific reason. It is astounding how many diseases (dis-eases) and sick conditions are linked back to your colon. When you understand the function in your body it is easy to see why. By understanding why one organ was created, this enables you to see how your body talks to you through its part about where the struggle is so you can change it...
Prosper an abundant life in your life with your man
As many of my articles have explained, our relationships are a mirror of the relationship within ourself and to be prosperous we have to be in the flow.
So ladies, let’s take a look at your man. Knowing him is the key to loving him and the key to loving him is the key to a more prosperous and abundant life.
What you must always remember about your man and keep it alive:
1. He must always have a battle to fight;
2. He must always have an adventure to live;
3. He must always have a beauty to save.
(These three references come from John Eldredge “Wild at Heart”)
As with everything that is created, when it performs its core functions it thrives and you need to have things in your life that are thriving because you win.
Battle to fight – Self Confidence
Your man will always be a warrior at heart, he was made that way and the more secure he is the more of a warrior he will be. He needs courage and security and the best way to give him that is firstly to accept his need to be fighting a cause and secondly he needs validation that he is a strong protector.
Reminding your man constantly that “We’ll be OK, don’t worry… with all that fabulous strong energy and stamina you have, what can harm us… you always work things out, you always cause great things to happen...” is what your man needs to hear.
It would always be very helpful to know his childhood relationship with his father to find out if he felt validated, i.e. “You can do it son, I love you, you are great!”
If your partner didn’t get that then it is even more prevalent that the success and prosperity in your lifestyle depends on you giving this to him. Never mind how you feel, whether you think he deserves it or how upset, stressed, angry you are. Your life in this relationship is the way it is because everything is messed up. It’s natural dynamic of loving, harmony and clear identity is out of balance. Did you make him that way? No, however you did attract him to show you something within yourself which needs empowering.
It is important to help him become all that he was made to be. If your motive is right and full of genuine love for him, your life will thrive. It many not prosper perhaps the plan you had but remember this, if your plan was based on a messed up version of you how rich and abundant do you think your plan would have been? If you do the right thing, your life will be right. In John 10:10, Jesus makes it clear what that version of a right life means… “I came that you may live life, to the full, in abundance until it overflows“. That is some promise and it is ours for the taking!
Save a beauty – Personal Power
Another function of your man’s gender is to “save a beauty”. There is the Lancelot aspect of him where he needs to be the hero that rides in and the saves the day.
“Well“, you argue, “I am constantly asking him to do things for me but I get a different reaction, he is angry and irritated“. That’s because being a ‘damsel in distress’ is a clear and defined attitude.
It is not “Yo, Lancelot get your butt in here, we have kids and it’s time you took out the rubbish as you promised!“
It is “Honey, could I get your help with some jobs today, I love your stamina… or you do things much better, quicker than I do…. or I’m really struggling honey, could you help me, I’d appreciate it.” Then when he has done it, thanking him!
How do you know you are getting the attitude right? Well that’s pretty simple, just ask yourself would you be attracted to running in to help or do you feel this big fat heavy finger pressed against your back?
Up until meeting my husband at 38, I was fiercely independent and had always done everything alone even holidayed alone. When I moved into a relationship with my partner my reality took a 360 degree turn. My husband takes care of so many jobs without me even asking him. He does that because I never point the finger, I never expect but he picks up on my energy and senses the need to “be a hero”.
Am I capable? Heck, I’m a woman, we are amazing but my prosperity is playing other magnificent roles!
I was so messed up I even used to get angry with a guy if he opened the door for me. I used to think “Don’t you think I can even open a door for myself!” Now I love it and I make sure the guy knows it! Boy did I get it wrong and boy was my life miserable.
Do you want to be right or do you want to be happy?
We can take this dynamic right back to the beginning to Adam and Eve, they had only just been created when Adam had to run in to save Eve who had just started getting herself into a mess (and this was probably just the honeymoon!).
Adventure to live – Self Expression
Your man needs to have some time to be adventurous. Don’t try to understand his fishing trips, his computer games or his golf but it is important that he gets time and freedom to do that.
Everything in this world is attached to relationships. The world is a mess because of what is happening energetically within us and the evidence of that can be see in the relationships around us.
The general climate of the world unkind, selfish and even countries are losing their identity. Statistically one in two marriages are breaking up. This is happening because we are losing our identity. We are not committed to ourselves, are unkind to ourselves and only see our point of view.
Men focus on what they can see
Another very important quality about a man is understanding that he is ‘physical’ in his understanding of the world. He operates in the world he can see whereas women have strengths in the etheric realms such as thoughts and feelings. We are strong in ‘sensing’ things.
This explains why we complain when our man doesn’t buy us flowers or treat us. He is much more simple than we imagine. He looks at what is happening and takes it as fact. He doesn’t see you buying flowers for yourself! That is why so often women get kitchen equipment as christmas presents and then get furious! He sees those things as the things that matter to us because we ‘prove’ they are. We set ourselves up as stressed out, super heros and then wonder why he gets mixed signals.
Why do we find it so hard to do what we need to do to love our partner?
Well simply because we are all wounded somewhere and so we are bent on self protection. That can take many forms… hiding, controlling, perfectionism (we all have one). If we can risk letting go of our own self protection enough to simply think about what our partner needs to thrive, the benefits are nothing short of incredible.
The truth is that we all have male and female qualities written into our DNA and these can help us but the problem is we don’t have good examples.
For example, as a woman there are times you need Herculean strength particular in the face of raising children but without seeing that strength which your husband is here to demonstrate or seeing it in men around you get it all wrong too and you don’t get to see how natural that strength could be! Surround yourself and empower men to be who they are so you have fabulous examples thriving in your world. What goes on in the outside, effects the inside. You will become your environment.
To know him is to be loving enough to accept him. To accept him and allow him to be him is to have him thrive, be prosperous, successful, abundant and happy.
Whether you like it or want to acknowledge it or not, what is happening in your partner is always effecting the prosperity, happiness and health in your life and it is in your interest to find peace.
Always keep in mind the purpose of marriage. It is to add another dynamic to your life to help you achieve more happiness, love, abundance and health. If God has blessed your marriage then the reason why he gives the blessing is to let you know that He will make sure you have everything you need for both of you to be the best you can be and experience the best of what life has to offer. So if your joy is dressing up, having dinner parties, driving convertible cars he is going to make sure you have everything you need to have the best of what you want. He put the desire there in the first place when he made the special, unique person you are!
Bailing out on relationships just means you meet the same situation again. Your partnership is a physical representation of literally how your cells are relating. Love your man, love your self!
How to be an authentic man or woman in a relationship – Read my article
Relationships mirror alignment to abundance
How does your relationships determine your prosperity?
In short, your relationships show you the relationship within yourself and for prosperity to flow the dynamic must be reflect what prosperity stands for…
…a thriving, flourishing condition.
OK so what does that mean?
Well, beyond the fundamental understanding that thriving and flourishing means giving something nourishment, the detail is for you to decide. Desire is essentially what makes us happy and that is personal.
What kind of home life, partner, career, body image suits you?
You decide. But whatever you decide you must have it going on in your life in both sides of you.
What both sides of my self are we talking about?
The two sides of you are your power and your potential. In short, your ability to make something actually happen and then the quality of the experience within it.
To give you an example, that means the ability to manifest a car and then the experience of owning that car (is it easy to pay for, maintained well, serve all your lifestyle needs?)
How do I see if I am on course for a successful outcome?
Well that’s simple.
Any relationship with a man is reflecting your relationship to your power (making it happen);
Any relationship with a woman is reflecting your relationship to your potential (your experience).
How do I power them up for success and prosperity?
Every time you are UPSET with a man or a woman you ask:
What exactly am I upset about and listen to the precise words;
Is this something I am doing I need to stop doing or do more of?;
Is it effecting my power (a man) or my potential (a woman)?
The goal must be PEACE. It doesn’t matter whether they still behave badly (as you see it) or not, the destruction that is blocking your manifestation power is the ‘upset’ you FEEL.
Your husband is always late home for dinner.
I am upset because “I feel disrespected”
I disrespect myself and need to stop, my actions must match my needs.
It is a man so every time I get upset I stop things on my dream list ‘happening’
Decision to be successful and turn on my flow of abundance
I will use my words carefully to help my husband see how it’s in his interest to arrive home on time
I will simply let it go, I know he works hard and is doing his best.
Either way, you MUST resolve the emotional upset. While you are upset your energies are at war… they are completely repelling like two north pole magnets trying to be pushing towards each other… one part of you is saying yes and the other no. This means you stay exactly where you are.
This energy dynamic is showing us moment by moment what we need to work on. We are constantly asking complicated questions, buying more books and courses whilst the answer we are looking for is coming at us during our day.
Every person in your world is attracted by you and playing out a role which is happening within you. Walking away is not the solution. See what they are showing you, take action to learn and gain peace…
… all the other stuff going on is because of these upsets. Don’t fool yourself it is because of the economy, your job, you married the wrong woman, your upbringing, the culture you live in, because you have children.
You have the power to change it NOW.
Does more flow in prosperity require radical change?
Yes. However understand what radical means. It means a complete shift in direction… extreme change from accepted or traditional forms…
…not exhaustive amounts of energy, money and life-changing upheaval!
Instead of expressing anger at my wife because my dinner isn’t ready as I walked through the door as we agreed…
I decide to take a deep breath, claim the fact that she loves me, perhaps she had a very busy or a difficult day and hurting her will not help either of us. Perhaps I will ask her how her day went and get the facts before I assume her day should have been all about me! If she feels bad I lose!
These moments are the moments when you will rock the very fabric of your life but we are missing them.
Because we are too busy and too unhappy.
Because we are not maintaining prosperity in the moments we have. They are full of upset, anger, frustration, stress, disillusionment and assuming the worst.
Look at the people you interact with daily and see where you are ‘repelling your prosperity’ by observing your emotional upset. It won’t go away, it is inside you so take control and channel it into love, acceptance and peace…
THEN you will see it show up in your work, finances, home, partnerships and a healthy body. What is even more exciting is that each of these aspects are precisely interconnected so if we empower one it has a dominoe effect on the other.
If you want to see how the outside is a perfect and precise mirror of everything inside of you and unblock your conflicts get yourself a copy of my ebook Power Surge
Your body: where it goes determines your prosperity.Everything in your life right now has been attracted into forming itself that way due to what is in your mind. In other words, where your mind goes your physical reality goes. As your mind and body are perfectly interconnected, this means that we can switch the relationship around and see that where your body (physical reality) goes your mind and emotions go. That said, take a look at the situations in your life and see where you take your self (as opposed to where you think you are going!)...
Self Improvement in Home Improvement
In this story, Annemarie is actually me, the author. My life was changing in amazing ways, in fact I was attracting success in areas I wasn’t even aware I had thought possible.
I had found my dream man, was enjoying the luxury of working from home and doing what I am born to do. I was also moving into the fabulous new apartment I had fantasised about as I passed by it looking at its For Sale sign every day for nearly a year.
Faced with the thrill of planning the interior design of my new home, the next block in my unconscious which had been withholding my divine prosperity revealed itself when I began to look for furniture and fittings.
I reiterate as I do with everything I write that everything on the outside along with how we describe it, use it and feel about it is a mirrored reflection of the dynamics of our subconscious. Asking the key question why about everything we do and own provides answers that years of self development and improvement can leave wanting.
That said, the process of buying our furniture was the process of “finding things to create comfort and happiness within myself” as my home is a metaphor for how I perceive and live within myself. Furthermore my partner gave me free reign which demonstrates that my husband (expression of my male (power)) trusts me to ‘build’ a comfortable me.
Observe what happens. Watch how a powerful healing opportunity to life long self-sabotaging behaviour presents itself and how, once SEEN, can be eradicated so simply.
Self Improvement begins, but what do I buy?
I was staring at a blank canvas. Aside from the office (which I knew my partner would monopolise, fill with his boy’s toys and essentially fight for a colour scheme based on black and silver), I was excited about planning and designing another four beautiful high ceiling, classical and elegant rooms.
I was excited by the freedom to be creative especially as I was passionate about interior design and more importantly money was no option!
I had an idea of what I wanted already and set about looking for the essential items first; furniture, carpets and light fittings.
With a blank canvas, complete freedom to do what I wanted and plenty of money, this should be a breeze right?
I started with the LIGHT fittings (clearly light is a priority focus within me). I scoured the internet and found some gorgeous lamps in the U.S. I loved them because they were very UNIQUE and very ATTRACTIVE.
Having noted and listed them all in terms of what I wanted to order I then moved on to the FURNITURE. I wanted items that were both ELEGANT to match the chandaliers and high ceilings and were COMFORTABLE and perceived HARMONY.
I was also aware that I wanted to keep the rooms clear of clutter and when it came to the dining room (AREA OF NOURISHMENT) I opted to keep the room simple with a BIG BOLD dining table that was STRONG and the main focus.
As I couldn’t find anything big and bold enough off the shelf so to speak I opted to have the table MADE TO ORDER. We knew about a shop that is passionate about wood and sculpts all manner of furniture to order.
When the table finally came it was exactly what I wanted and it really made the room. My partner was also wild about it; it was a roaring success.
Then I decided on two carpets.
One carpet was for the sitting room (CORE/CENTRE) which was big and needed a carpet to CONNECT the furniture together otherwise people sitting on the sofas felt too far from each other and disconnected.
The second carpet was for the dining room (NOURISHMENT AREA) which was to be the centre piece under the dining table and chairs.
I felt attracted to Persian designs and surfed through hundreds of websites looking at carpets until my vision started to blur. That alone should have told me that some ‘discomfort’ was starting to creep in!
I was starting to observe that this process was starting to take A HUGE AMOUNT OF TIME and even my partner asked me what was taking me so long to decide.
Once I had decided and wanted to order items I discovered that everything I had ordered was NOT AVAILABLE. I had chosen items IN OTHER COUNTRIES (outside myself) which meant that lamps were not compatible with the power outage where I lived in Denmark and the carpets were almost double the price to import!
I was so frustrated I burst into tears.
The key to releasing my success and more prosperity
As I had planned my home (new version of myself) what I needed to change came to light.
I realised that I was still ‘looking for things outside of myself to cement my unique, attractive, elegant, comfortable self’. More specifically, that by looking for LIGHT (true self as we are originally light intelligence), I was creating a conflict with my POWER OUTAGE.
Furthermore, in looking outside of myself for laying foundations in myself (carpets) it had been costing me double (the price of the import duty).
I also observed that whilst I like “strong, simple and bold” I was not actually living out that truth. The process of homing myself in reality was still “long and complicated which brought about exhaustion and frustration!”
I also had learned that in terms of my nourishment process (dining room) it was important for me to decide what I wanted and not ACCEPT WHAT’S ON OFFER. It was time to live out this truth within me.
Once I saw this I knew what to do.
I realised that this process of creating a home was mirroring the process of creating and cementing the person I really felt I was. The only way to solve it was to complete this process more quickly, smoothly and more importantly, heal the main issue; I had to shop in my own country (from inside myself not outside!).
I know that anything physical in my life is actually my ‘mind in action’ broken down into particles of energy and that by playing with the physical I would in fact, reprogramme my mind in the same way.
Instant Self Development and Healing
I told my partner that I was going shopping at a store (which in fact was only a bus ride away). I told him that I would head over there and asked if he could join me later with the car to bring back some accessories which I anticipated buying.
I hasten to add here that I had no idea what was in the store so this was a decision based on trust that I would find what I wanted. I was tempted to go online and surf the store but I knew there was a possibility I would linger again and allow myself to procrastinate.
Within an hour or so I had ordered about $20,000 worth of items. I was shocked at not only how much I liked and enjoyed what I ordered but how I actually chose items completely opposite to what I had been looking at before (what a surprise).
Everything in the sitting room (CORE/CENTRE) gelled wonderfully and a good test was to see how people behaved when they visited. They would often put their feet up and curl up on the sofa and I knew this was a sign that people felt comfortable; I knew that if people were comfortable then it was evidence that I was comfortable within herself.
This new home gave rise to many important changes in my life although it took the realisation about the carpet I had chosen for the sitting room to help me see a self-sabotaging belief that now needed to be dissolved which you can hear about in this video clip.
The opportunities we have to unleash our success and eradicate blocks and contradictions withholding our divine prosperity are right under our noses. The solutions are more simple and more easily cemented into our reality than we realise.
If you haven’t already tapped into YOUR GENIUS VISION to see all YOUR answers, I would love you to have this resource and encourage you to download a copy of Home Your Wealth and start your life transformation today.
I feel sure it will get you all excited to read Power Surge too and revolutionise the way you live on a daily basis; it will stop you feeling out of control and have you realise that just as perhaps your instincts or the hoards of self development resources told you, you do in fact hold all the answers and can attract everything you want without needing anything more. Isn’t that the peace and happiness you really want?
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Jane’s Story – Key to her Prosperity
This story demonstrates how to take one simply project within a business and see clearly how we cause the circumstances we do. Jane’s story demonstrates that behind the seemingly insignificant situations, our answers are staring us in the face LITERALLY.
As you read the story do your best not to focus on the details so much as sitting back and seeing the story more as a metaphor of what was happening inside Jane’s unconscious mind. Look at the words in red to help you shape the metaphor.
Once upon a time there was a shoe store owner called Jane whose business was called The Unbelievable Shoe Store.
This shop was located on a very quiet side street about 30 metres off the main shopping street in the centre of a major thriving city. Furthermore, when you looked at Jane’s shop it was not obvious it was a shoe store as the window was essentially full of handbags with the odd shoe next to it!
One day Jane decided that she wanted to increase the prosperity of the business and so she decided to hire someone to improve her sales on the internet. The person she decided to employ was Paul whom she observed and felt confident that Paul knew what he is doing proven by his own prosperity on the internet.
The advice Paul gave Jane was to build a new online shop as it was actually easier to rebuild a new strong foundation that included flexibility to expand in the future rather than try to work with her old shop as it is.
Paul also advised Jane that she will get what she pays for when she invests on the internet (as the internet is a precise mirror of the physical world) and if she decides on choosing a cheaper option then she will not save in the long run.
The project began (with the procurement of a cheaper webbuilding option).
The project continued to hit problem after problem due to miscommunication, confusion and insecurity as Jane was withholding access of passwords etc. to facilitators so they could do the work for Jane without having to use up Jane’s time and focus.
The project’s deadlines came and went and although Jane had paid the investment it was still not bearing fruit. She was still working with the old shop online and though the structure of the new shop was coming along it was fraught with problems.
When Paul called Jane to see how things were progressing, he could tell that Jane was very upset and she didn’t want to talk about it. Paul called her on it and enquired “What exactly is the problem, what is holding things up now?”
Jane said that the webmaster was having problems integrating the fields for the new shop’s database with the old shop.
Paul made it clear to Jane that these must be resolved and a solution must be agreed upon otherwise all the investment in terms of time, money and energy is wasted. Jane was too frustrated to resolve it and instead went on to talk to Paul about employing his services in some other activities to increase the business until this was finished.
Paul made it clear to Jane that she was trying to sidetrack her own goals. Goals that would flourish if she completed the project. Paul was very keen to see Jane succeed. One of the reasons why he accepted the brief was because he saw Jane’s potential in the business and so encouraged her to stick with the strategy he foresaw would do just that.
Meanwhile Jane turned her focus onto other things, one of which included flying spending thousands of dollars flying to the other side of the globe to attend a healing and transformation course.
Seven months after the deadline and having made a large investment, the project was still unfinished and the new shop still a work in progress.
The Solution to Jane’s Hidden Prosperity
No activity, conversation or relationship in our life is random or coincidence. ‘We bring to us that which we are’ but because it is disguised, we can’t see how to retrieve what is of value and what is unfruitful and oftentimes we simply assume that the ‘stuff happens‘.
Jane’s story starts with a business that is UNBELIEVABLE.
Whilst you may have assumed another impression on “The Unbelievable Shoe Store” and immediately read into the name ‘An amazing shoe store, perhaps bigger, more interesting or better priced than others’, the truth is that all words ‘put into action’ the instruction of their meaning.
In the case of the name of Jane’s store this is “a store that is not believable!” or to be precise (as Belief means “to have confidence and faith in”) The Shoe Store that has no confidence or faith.
Taking a more realistic view of the shop name now you can see that Jane declared a statement. “The Shoe Store containing lack of confidence and faith”. That said I can imagine that Jane has had to work extra hard for any success and possibly why she wanted to save money on the shop update.
Jane has probably had to invest much more on every level that she would otherwise have had to. In fact Jane is a successful business woman so it is very exciting to ponder how much more fruitful she could have been if the mission had been more clearly intended in the first place.
Before you get sidetracked into protesting that you can’t just change the name, I agree and it is not necessary. That would be like saying “Dear God, I have the wrong name of my Birth Certificate, just knock me down and have me be born again and start from scratch”. If that were the case I would have been erased long ago!”
So if you have an Unbelievable Shoe Store then this would explain why the shop was on a side street away from the CENTRE OF THRIVING LIFE and the evidence of its lack of confusion and faith was evidenced in its front window in that what is was supposedly selling was not obvious. The lack of confidence and faith was now filtering through to the shop front just as the law of attraction dictates.
Perhaps you are already starting to see how the detail in what we do is significant and what we intend within what we do must be clear because it will either taint everything we touch or prosper everything we touch.
It comes as no surprise that Jane wanted to increase her shop’s sales. She trusted her instincts and opted for Paul whom she had concluded had proven results. As Jane has already proven herself a successful business woman, it was prudent of her to trust her instincts. The reality is that all our answers are often other people talking back to us but because they are separate we don’t claim the glory of accepting our own wisdom and genius.
Paul started a project transforming the dynamic of Jane’s OLD shop online into a NEW shop online but what ensued was full of confusion and mistrust. A couple of issues presented themselves which lead to ‘a problem integrating the OLD with the NEW’.
Many issues were caught up in this slow-down… namely choosing a cheaper option and therefore the webmaster was not the rightly qualified servicer, holding back access to passwords so people could get the job down without disturbing an already busy Jane, and confusion in the communication of the original project. All of these issues originate from a place of lack of confidence and faith!
I am guessing that Jane concluded that another expensive healing course would fix things. I guess she figured that when she came back she would be armed with a magic solution and everything would somehow have changed. Perhaps she felt she needed something extra when Jane had already proven herself a genius! I confess that I have been around the mountain a few times in this regard.
What actually presented itself to Jane with this new venture was an opportunity to ‘heal the lack of confidence’ and the only way to do it was to complete the transition from the old to the new shop.
This project was the physical manifestation of the belief systems within Jane’s unconscious mind and by focusing everything she had on completing this would have opened up a new chapter. Jane herself chose the ‘advisor’ and Paul advised the new shop so this is what Jane’s own instincts were telling her. If Jane hadn’t felt good about Paul and chosen him anyway then she would have been going against her instincts so what ensued would not have been successful.
The beauty of Jane’s story is that it is a perfect example of what we all do on a daily basis but that’s because we don’t necessarily know that what is happening outside is telling us what is happening inside and if we translate what we see using the words in the situation (precisely as they are uttered), we are able to see clearly what we need to do to flourish and cause a life transformation.
There is always a solution in every problem we face. It is a spiritual law. The Law of Polarity states that everything that exists has an exact and equal opposite. So where a problem exists, so lies the solution.
Jane’s story demonstrates how our mission in any given task, if not defined clearly, corrupts everything related to it to the exact same degree whether that be a business mission, a specific project or what we intend from a relationship.
Jane started out with an Unbelievable Shoe Store. From the onset it was clear that everything was going to cause circumstances not to become all that it could be.
The name caused the shop front to become visually another type of shop;
The name caused the shop to be located alongside the major thriving centre of life (close but still not on it!) which means that Jane (wether she was conscious of it or not would often have felt so much potential and yet frustrated that it never came to fruition the way her intuition was telling her was possible).
When she wanted to ‘upgrade’, the same dynamic expressed itself in the new online shop database in that it could not integrate with the old. It meant that somewhere in Jane’s subconscious there was a resistance about this transition. The new represented ‘improved confidence’ and so the resistance showed up in this project literally mirroring Jane’s mind.
In fact you could probably examine deeper and predict that the staff were also causing problems and when looked at more closely any disappointment would have originated out of ‘lack of confidence and faith’; maybe people were employed who were actually doing the wrong job because they didn’t feel they could do the job they were actually good at?
What could Jane do to power up her success?
So given these circumstances and not being able to just knock down the shop or easily move the location what could Jane have done to improve her success?
The New Online Shop Project
I explained earlier that as far as the project goes Jane needed to bridge and solve the ‘integration’ of the shop problem to a successful conclusion. The integration problem was within Jane’s subconscious and therefore if she resolved the outward expression of this disconnection she would in fact heal the integration within her mind.
However, going back to the source of the mission of the business which started with the naming of the shop this is what Jane can do to create a viral effect of prosperity and healing.
Jane could include on her site, shop window and merchandising a clear statement that COMPENSATES and REINSTATES the lack of ‘confidence and belief’ inherent in her business.
Keep in mind what I said that what happens in the physical is simply the outward expression of our minds and if we want to ‘cement’ a truth into reality we have to play with the physical objects, words etc. to mould them into what we clearly intend.
Jane could have addressed the ‘unbelievable’ with a statement like:
“The Unbelievable Shoe Store, the perfect place to find your perfect shoe.”
I have just taken an impulsive stab on one idea but you can see that the statement that is added includes confidence and faith. It redresses the energy instigated by ‘unbelief’.
If Jane did not believe in the statement she starts cementing into her promotional material then this would not be appropriate.
I suspect that this change would bring about a more fruitful business. This could manifest in many ways. It could mean that suddenly:
We cannot predict how our minds change the fibre of our circumstances but if we take control over what we see happening and re-programme it the way we want, we can be confident that what happens will be in alignment with the intention defined in the changes we made.
In Jane’s case it was to cement ‘belief’ and eradicate the ‘unbelief’ which meant this would have had a viral effect in every activity in the business from the shop window through to the accountant the business attracts. It would have cleared up the effects of “no confidence”.
Every aspect of our lives can be powered up and transformed by looking into the detail of what we are saying. Looking at what we are intending with the use of words… anything from what we chat about to the name of our company or what nickname we give to our car!
Uncover the destruction under your nose tainting everything your touch by taking a closer look into your Home and Office Spaces.
Since the development of the internet considerably more businesses are conducting business online and like all new developments in life it can be many years before the realities of benefits and liabilities are realised. Being able to put together business online much quicker has altered our perspective and moved us away from the fundamental requirements of a customer. We can get too close and too caught up in creating to see the writing on the wall... give your business the test!
Personal Power is hiding in your sitting room
I’m guessing if you are reading this you are a person who is very interested in improving the quality of your life. I’m even hedging my bets that you’ve invested a lot of time, money and energy in all kinds of personal development books, courses, seminars in the pursuit of more success (great news… determination always pays off!).
In fact, perhaps this is the breakthrough point in your life, that moment when all your “When God When?” frustration bears fruit.
Before we begin can you imagine meeting me in your sitting room (or the place you call your living area of your home). Once you’ve got a picture in your mind we can begin.
So let’s get your success activated.
Take a look around the room and I want you to observe all the things you are not happy with. If you are just imagining this (as you’re in the office) then stop for a minute and focus on the things that come to mind first… you can continue the breakthrough looking at everything else in the room when you know what to do.
Focus on one or two things that you are drawn to and take a moment to ask how you feel about them or why they are there and then listen CAREFULLY to what you say about what you see.
“There’s my TV but I really want a flat screen, I’m tired of this one but I can’t afford a new one yet.”
We are not going to get too deep into what your ‘sitting room’ mirrors back to you about the perception of yourself at this time, we are simply going to focus on the most obvious things which can cause life changing transformation and bring on the success you are looking for. Let’s help you rid yourself of self-sabotaging mechanisms; the blocks that you need to dissolve.
If you are imagining the television, be aware that this was put there by you, with your acceptance. Furthermore, you have just affirmed that “I do not want it… I am tired of it”… and I want a new flats creen but “I can’t afford it”.
Whether you know this or it comes as a light bulb moment for you, the physical objects and people in your life are an exact and precise mirror of your dominating beliefs…
…So, while an object still exists in your reality, the thoughts and feelings behind its ’cause’ still exist.
So let’s get back to the television.
You have affirmed you have something in your living room that “I don’t want…. I am tired of… and I can’t afford to change it”.
Now, this is where life can transform and your self development investments can finally pay off.
I’m guessing what you might have had the propensity to do is observe “Oh yeah I can see that now”, then vow to change the beliefs, head into the kitchen to make another cup of tea and then get stuck into the dishes, head out to work or get involved in the hundreds of other activities in pursuit of the joy you want.
You may even sit for a while and figure out a plan that has nothing to do with the object which showed you the breakthrough (such as the television in this case).
The fact will always remain that whilst the objects ‘remain’, the mindset that caused them ‘remains’.
We overlook the things that are right in front of our noses because we are so busy pursuing the things that we assume will CAUSE the transformation that would bring on the extra time or money to raise the quality of our lives.
So back to the sitting room.
Continue to look around and assess your relationship with everything to discover what destructive thoughts STILL EXIST WITHIN YOU.
You created the room in your image, you are the CAUSE, the room is the EFFECT.
Those chairs, lamps, pile of old magazines, wine stains on the carpet will speak volumes if you talk to them and then listen. Ask “Why are you here?” or “Why are you still here? and decide how you feel about what you see.
How can you get the ball of success rolling your way?
Simply start with the things which are broken or need attention, move on to the things which you don’t use and are just collecting dust/taking up space and get rid of them.
We spend years investing over and over because in most cases change is not happening but change is not happening because we believe the changes required are too significant to invest in at the moment.
The truth is that the changes are actually simple, in fact so simple we can’t believe in them because we have learned that life is complicated and hard and we need to ‘earn’ the joy we want.
The science effecting self-development is based on the premise that life cannot change until we change and the things around you are the physical evidence of your thoughts and feelings so…
while they are still there… you are still there!
Let’s take that television (or an object you have focused on) and prove this.
What’s the solution?
Clean up your mind (the cause) by cleaning up the effects… the objects in your room… start with what you can do, success lies in the details not in big investments of money. The outside is an effect of the inside so if you change the outside it follows that the inside must change accordingly.
It was Albert Einstein who said–
“When the answer is simple, God is answering”..
and it is God that affirms that…
” you came to live life to the full, in abundance until it overflows”….
…not put up with misery, be tired, struggle to pay the bills, keep patching up the car!
If you want to uncover the matrix of your mind as it stands right now, get yourself a copy of Home Your Wealth and go through your home and personal spaces. The phenomenal personal power and abundance you’ve felt the loss of is lying in your home… use it!
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For the last twenty five years, I’ve explored so many areas of metaphysics and spirituality. Bearing in mind what’s available today, you can imagine how many CDs, books, tapes etc. by the world’s highly regarded masters, I have stored away.
‘Stored away’ being the point!
As life’s becoming more and more successful, I’m digging them all out of the cupboard and doing the exercises. Now, if you knew how much I loathe ‘exercises’ you will wonder at what happened…and why am I doing them now, the time I’m on a roll so to speak, instead of the time I really needed them?
Point is, I didn’t get it. I’ve come across some amazing material. Every time I find something awesome, I put the kettle on and jump online to tell the world and her uncle. Did I put what I read into practice myself? Heck No!
Suddenly the word ‘dumb’ is coming to mind. I know I’m not stupid, so what’s the deal? How come, during those times when life really sucked, I told the world about my pile of lifechanging stuff and yet didn’t use it myself…just left it in a cupboard?
Many years back, in one of Jim Rohn’s seminars he expressed how puzzled he was that despite people paying $6,000 to attend the seminar, they didn’t go out and buy the one book he recommended in the seminar.
Similarly, years later, I invested in Paul McKenna’s hypnosis collection. I was experiencing a great deal of stress working for a bunch of Investment Bankers on the Trading Floor in London.
I was amazed by the results I experienced from the tapes, they worked! I was even excited about going in to work. My lungs were pumping up and down as if by magic, (go figure, it was fantastic!).
I was breathing as if I was totally relaxed although the job was very pressured and my head was saying I was stressed. Did I continue the tapes…No! (OK, that ‘dumb’ word is popping up again..)
Years later I invested in Sedona Method. Again, I had the most amazing experience in turning my emotions around. Did I continue doing the exercises…No!
Now, my educational background has proven that I am operating at above normal intelligence levels so why on Earth didn’t I continue with something that was working. God knows I needed the help, life sucked in the most miserable way.
I pondered on this for some time and have come to realise that on some level I was actually afraid of being successful. I gave myself an even harder time because I was very ‘aware’ in terms of consciousness. I already knew the resistance was only the energetic matrix of the physical body, doing its best to hang on to the thought pattern as protection…based on the premise that “if I let go of this, what will replace it“. I knew that, and yet I was resisting with all force.
I have no doubt that Jim Rohn already knows one of the reasons why people don’t buy the book. It’s too easy. Paying $6,000 keeps the “no pain, no gain” programme in place right?
If you buy the book, you might get rid of the programme that life can be easy. You might get rid of the fear of being successful and have it all. Well, let’s face it, you haven’t had any practice at having all your dreams realised, how do you know you will handle it?
This explains one of the reasons why, when I needed the hypnosis tapes, I was reluctant to continue to listen to them. Studies have concluded that 83% of our belief systems are controlled by our unconscious mind and it is those programmes which continue to maintain allegiance to the disbelief that we can have it all.
Now I am enjoying life and have so many enriching and successful projects going on, I have no problem devoting an hour a day to listen to the tapes, I actually get excited about it. I wonder what new opportunities are going to present themselves after each session. Success attracts success.
The bizarre thing is that once you actually use the material and actually get into the habit of seeing things through, you end up cutting thousands of corners that you envisaged as potential hurdles before you got started.
You don’t need to go look for your next step, the information will come knocking on your door. The irony about success is that it comes more easily and smoothly than you can imagine when you are in that darker, disillusioned place.
As well as the your misguided beliefs and attitudes about success conditioned by society, you genetically inherit a considerable bunch of programmes from your parents. Effectively you came into the world with a few concrete blocks around your neck before you even start walking.
You know what, success is the easy part. It’s living with lack and limitation which is the hard part – and you’ve already mastered that right, so you’ve got everything to gain!
Grab it with both hands. Your success is already there for you. Instead of doubting your success, simply ask “where” is it.
If you want life to improve, start following up some of those emails that are dropping into your email box from people who have achieved the results you are looking for…release that habit to press the “move to folder” button so quickly. Keep them current, explore them and take some action NOW.
Use the concept of NOW to release any fear and resistance
Speaking about the “NOW”, we humans tend to perceive time as linear . We imagine from where we are now, the future is some point visualised to the right, ahead of us, or extending behind us.
Everything happens in the NOW. Everything is happening simultaneously in the same location. Simply put, the day on which you read this, you term as “today” right? Imagine the same date ten years from now. When you reach that day, will you be in tomorrow or yesterday, or will it be still referred to as “today”. Yes, it will be “today”. You are always in the NOW. Even ten years on, you will still be in “today”.
How does this help?
Taking the premise that everything exists in the NOW, the future has already happened. You have already achieved everything you wanted. Therefore, you have already secured the information, the skills and the experiences you need to make it happen.
So what are you afraid of? You already have what you want within your consciousness! Whatever you are dreaming about, writing a book, living with your dream partner, securing a great marketing campaign, taking on new staff, branding a new product, setting up your own business…you’ve already done it, you’ve got a clear run. Doesn’t that put things in a better perspective.
Trust yourself, you will never let yourself down. After all, you were already born a winner. Do you know how many souls were vying for that body you are in now? And guess who won? How can you fail when you have already won? Seriously, take a moment and really GET this. You won against huge odds.
One last word before you do, make it as easy as possible. No matter how hard things seem from where you are at this moment, you can change it. Don’t dismiss it on the premise of its easy therefore it can’t work, or there’s a catch.
I have spent thousands and thousands of pounds over the past 25 years looking for very effective and easier ways to create success. It would not have been uncommon for me to take a two hour flight for a one hour healing session. That was before I discovered a more remarkably easy way to magnetise my success which I put into my book ‘Power Surge‘.
“When the solution is simple, God is answering” –Albert Einstein
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Whatever’s in those pipe dreams…take some action today, you deserve to have it all
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Illusion about success that overwhelms us
Successful living is more of an illusion than maybe you realise… we assume it is harder, requires more effort, more time and more energy to achieve change than is actually required.
If you have read Power Surge or Home Your Wealth, you will now understand how the Matrix around you is effecting everything… your bank account effects your career which effects your relationships, which effects your health which effects your sense of joy and peace.
*** Right now, ONE change in ONE area of your living is going to effect everything else, it has to, it’s science. Science is no respecter of people, opinions or backgrounds.
Consider ONE circumstance in your life right now that is bothering you (don’t dwell on it), just DECIDE which one poses the most concern.
Got it in mind (if your emotions haven’t already tugged at it)?
Successful Solution to the Problem
Don’t seek advice from someone who has not achieved a successful experience in this area. Not because the advice they give might not be good but simply because if they haven’t created a result it means something in them was held back from taking the advice and you want to receive from a situation holding the vibration you are looking to activate in your own life.
Claim now that there is a solution however know that the solution only exists where the problem is. So taking for example the worry about money, money is not the problem, what you want the money for is the problem and this is the area where the breakthrough lies.
A solution DOES EXIST without having to use money!
Don’t take any action until you are clear WHY you are taking the action you are. Be clear about what you are intending to achieve. Too much time and energy is wasted because people don’t get clear about the mission and launch off into desperate activity just because it is the first thing they think of.
Stop and use your brain to be creative, think like a chessboard, how can I achieve this with as few moves as possible (bearing in mind, ‘moves’ on a chessboard incurr resources such as time, money and energy in life.
Check your thoughts about what you intend to take action on. Do you actually believe it will work? If not, why not? The thoughts will give you a clue to the breakthrough. Don’t fool yourself that anything is going to be fruitful if you don’t believe it.
One great way to test this is to reflect on what pictures come to mind when you think of the solution and that will give you a pretty good idea of what you perceive the outcome as being. Question is, does it look good or is it fraught with complication? Keep sorting through the possibilities until you can find PEACE that this can work.
If your solution requires the help or participation of other people then you better make sure you communicate lovingly and take into action their needs.
If they are not happy, you will not get what you want (fundamental lesson about humans).. Nobody will listen to anything you have to say until they sense that you care… watch your words, tone, attitude, have you communicated CLEARLY what you would like from them and make sure they get to know how it benefits them.
Your Potential is Phenomenal. Prove it to yourself.
Take a decision today about an area you are going to resolve and gain control over.
A substantial force of destruction in our experiences is believing that we are not control or feeling overwhelmed by situations we don’t we believe we can… but we can more easily than we realise. It’s just that we oftentimes don’t even get started.
This is why the industry of fashion, nutrition and weight control is so considerable. The only thing we actually own is our body and mind. When we look in the mirror or feel ‘not in control’ everything else is effected by this mindset and the knock-on effect is massive.
Taking a situation that we feel powerless to resolve and creating a successful outcome creates a magnificent release inside us that changes our physiology and leaves us feeling we can master other things. Success is simply a number of small situations we have gained control over, ONE BY ONE.
EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS ONE PROBLEM HOLDS THE KEY to why all the other problems exist. Solve this ONE and you make huge discoveries about yourself and your power.
Recommendation: No matter what you decide, start clearing and cleaning your home and personal spaces such as your office. It is far more relevant than you realise. It costs you time but it is worth it on fundamental levels of your subconscious. If you really want to see how deep the transformation can go, get yourself a copy of Home Your Wealth now and get started on your metamorphosis right away.
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$75000 Time Management Secret
by Dr Donald Schnell
Are you drowning in email? Is your mind filled with anxiety over an increasing number of tasks?
Each day that you put off accomplishing the tasks and assignments that are yours, creates more pressure for the next day, and the day after that.
Time management is a hot topic on the internet. The Overture search term suggestion tool indicated as of May 2003 that over 34,000 individuals were searching the keyword phrase time management. Experts predict that Overture is only capturing about 2% of the total searches. This means there is a potential of approximately 1.5 million people daily searching for help with time management. Mind you this is only the tip of the iceberg. These are the individuals possibly seeking help! Many might feel they don’t EVEN have enough time to seek assistance!
I’m going to share with you a time management strategy that is the GRANDFATHER of time management strategies. This original technique sold for $25,000 nearly 70 years ago to top management. It was highly prized.
It will work for you, if you put as much energy into using it, as you would if you just paid $25,000 for it, or closer to $75,000 if you account for inflation.
Bethlehem Steel was willing to pay the amount in order to increase the productivity of their company. They consulted with Mr. Ivy Lee.
“All you need to do, advised Mr. Lee, is take a pad of paper, this evening, and list the most urgent projects which confront you. Then, study the list and number them, assigning number one to the most important job, number two to the next most vital, and so on down the list.
Beginning tomorrow, tackle number one and stay on it until it is finished before you move on to number two. Work on down the list. When the day is through, prepare a new list, again assigning top priority to the most important task still undone and so on down the list. Do this everyday.” (University of Success, Og Mandino, pg. 219)
Of course it is up to you to make your list every single day. Why not try this $75,000 technique for one week. I’d love to hear about your success.
Resistance: The Enemy Within
It is fair to say that most of the tiredness or feeling of exhaustion that we sense when we think about change is in fact ‘resistance’. We so often think it is “easier said than done” but in actual fact..
“It IS easier done than said”.
Take the situation where you are procrastinating about making a dental appointment. How many seconds does it take to pick up the phone and dial the number…
considering all the ways to get out of it because of:
- the money it costs,
In the meantime, the appointment would have been booked and you would have committed to it right?
Resistance is a powerful force in our lives. It is the enemy working in conflict with everything we believe we are hoping for. As we are not consciously aware of just how much it dominates our thinking and our actions, it takes us for everything we have.
We think we are tired or we think this ‘bad feeling’ is because it won’t work, can’t work, shouldn’t work, is not due to work… and it causes the perfect shield and distracts us elsewhere. It shields us from victory over the changes that we beat ourselves up about because we feel they should be so easy and sound so simple to complete.
The reality is that because we can’t see the enemy of resistance, we don’t prioritise its dissolution but there are fun and exciting ways to dissolve a great deal of the retardation in your energy fields and clear your resistance!
A wonderful resource on Resistance by Steven Pressfield – Click Below
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Your words are bringing life or death and you pay the price.
Most of the things you may have been reading or listening to about bringing on your success and victory may not have really registered deep down where the profound re-programming begins.
This may be BECAUSE you can’t see the power in what you are being asked to do.
For the most part you may still only trust what you can see. Even though the science of personal development lays down a precise and exact instruction of how to behave to attract wealth and abundance, the changes you need to make may not be happening because somewhere inside you you don’t BELIEVE in the power of some things you are asked to do.
Perhaps you believe that they are just too simple to create the impact you need.
Well the exciting fact remains that opportunity is still available to you.
Today you STILL have 57,600 ground breaking, rock your world opportunities to change your future even if you ONLY focus on the resource of your WORDS.
This number is assessed on the premise that you will probably be awake 16 hours.. x 60 minutes… x 60 seconds (= 57,600 moments).
Within each moment is a PRECISE AND EXACT INSTRUCTION which YOU are giving to the creative process in the form of words to make happen AS IS.
These WORDS are those:-
*** and each of these words hold100% power of LIFE and DEATH ***.
Does it take effort to control your words?
Will it get easier?
Will you do it?
Nobody is going to change your life except you. No matter what anyone says to you, thinks about you, or behaves towards you is relevant to your creative process. The only thing that will CONTROL your life is what comes OUT of you and what you accept IN to your world. Your CREW who are waiting on your every word are not hearing, seeing or paying attention to anything anyone else does or says in your life!
If you do not control your words and WATCH to see what they are going to ‘put into motion’ you will never gain control and will always be held victim by your circumstances as they are currently defaulted.
I once heard an I.T. technician frustratingly claim that he wished humans were more like computers. What he hadn’t realised is that computers are a perfect expression of human behaviour in as much as they are perfectly predictable – you will get out exactly what you put in.
Every program and software package (which provides the source of the power ‘to create’ was built by a human and therefore mirrors how a human thinks and operates.
Microsoft Windows did not create itself, a human told it how to operate and therefore it works the way the designer WROTE it based on the way the designed thinks. If it didn’t work the way he thinks then he could not understand it to work on it!
Computers will do exactly as they are programmed and they are programmed with WORDS.
Example of Programming Source Code for a Webpage
When a programmer gets an error and a page doesn’t load online he/she goes to the ‘source code’ and studies the code. I can confirm from designing websites myself that going through the code to find a specific error is much more of an ardous task than taking the time to write and check that it is correct when it is first committed to site!
It is the same for our lives. Start re-writing correct versions of what you want today and it will overwrite the conflicting instructions from the past. Don’t waste energy trying to figure out where things are going wrong, start writing powerfully from this moment on.
So the critical question is the source of your language killing everything all day long or giving life to situations?
If it has been destroying..? NO PROBLEM! It has passed. You cannot change it BUT you can start writing a new future today.
However, to do this you have got to take control of yourself which is the fundamental difference between those that live the life they choose and those that live the life they are held randsom by (or at least how they see it).
It is hard to control my mouth!
Well let’s see how true this really is for you?
- If Donald Trump called you right now, and regardless of how stressful your circumstances, would you change how you speak?
- When your young children speak to you do you at least start to think about choosing different words?
- If somebody you want to impress shows up do you speak differently?
YES? Then clearly you can change your vocabulary when you have a good enough reason…
… so the question is not how hard is it but how much do you want things to get better?
The ability to take control is not determined by your upbringing, background and education.
When computers were first set up they were based on a programming language called “BASIC” and this language was enough to instruct anything to happen.
If you can speak, write and think you have established a BASIC ability to create and therefore have the same potential than anyone else to create anything you desire.
Watch what you do with your words today… will your words give life to better experiences or bring about death and destruction?
Listen to yourself, it’s the only way to find out and start to change it.
If you are too caught up in opening your mouth without thinking and really struggling then ask those closest to you to tell you when you are causing destruction with your mouth.
Bottom line is, don’t let it continue words are the most phenomenal resource you have that costs you no amount of money but will TRANSFORM YOUR WORLD and attract the success you want. If you want to clear up the words and the source of any destruction buried within the four walls of your home, get yourself a copy of Home Your Wealth and get started on a new life today.
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Serv(ice) or Suffer – Success or Misery
It is becoming overly apparent that the miserable experiences that have been happening within our lives have been happening because we have misunderstood ‘how’ to make joyful experiences happen.
Life is essentially an illusion but it has taken us the best part of the last century to discover this… but now we know!
The ways we have tried to fix the problems could never really have worked.
One of the fundamental illusions is that we have not understood that we must ‘give to get’ because our giving is a concrete demonstration to the creative force of how SERIOUS we are about this activity (if you have read Power Surge then I remind you about your Crew).
Let’s use ‘business’ as an example to demonstrate this principle.
A business’ success is dependent on how many ‘satisified’ customers it can secure. The income from any business is presently in the hands of customers and they will not part with that money until you have offered something to them to add to the benefit of their life.
Furthermore, if that benefit continues to be on offer and satisfies all the customers’ needs in terms of availability, price, delivery, adding more pleasure to the person’s life… then an exchange is secured and will continue.
The reason why I use business as an example is because it gives us an opportunity to detach and look objectively at this life changing principle.
We want more from life but we are not prepared to give more and I hasten to jump in here quickly and stop you from imagining ‘giving more’ requires anything more than you already have. This is a total MISCONCEPTION BY YOU.
The Universal Bank works on the principle that you will attract that which you are. If you are a ‘taker’, the outside world will constantly ‘take’ from you.
If you are sitting evaluating whether you believe yourself to be a taker or a giver, make sure that when you take into account your actions you include your thoughts and feelings ASWELL (this might change the picture somewhat!).
So many times we give a material resource but what we are truly thinking and feelings could be in complete contradiction!
You have the opportunity to start a new life today. Forget the past, let it go, what’s good about it will pay off anyway, start afresh and here’s how:-
1. Be a radical giver of your time, energy and resources. Let go of waiting until everything is perfect.
2. The Universe can only work with a channel initiated BY YOU. It doesn’t matter what that channel is.. it could be a conversation, a thought, a flyer, a letter, an email, a gift, a helping hand.
Treat every resource you have which you can serve someone as a bag of magic dust.
Stop deciding whether you think it is good enough or perfect enough.
You have absolutely NO IDEA what the universe can do with it but if you don’t do anything we can determine what the Universe will do with it!
BIGGEST MISTAKE YOU MAKE EVERY DAY
We fail to serve the world on a daily basis because generally speaking we are too self absorbed.
Our daily lives are focused on taking care of ourselves so we do not serve.
Well think about what you did with your time, energy and resources yesterday.
Was it all about you???
Let me provoke your conclusions and offer a little to help to get clearer about your level of service:-
Breakfast – YOU
Children? You might argue that even the children are not about you but if you sit down and get real about this you will find that ultimately whatever you did it was ultimately intended to make you feel good. Did you go next door and offer to look after the neighbour’s children??? If not, ask why and you will see that it is because they are not yours right?
You think working a job is serving? Ask the question that if your company didn’t pay you would you still go in? No? Then really the motivation is your pay check… i.e. you again.
Even if we think about serving whether it is a friend or in business, we get caught up in the ‘where this will go’ and this is NOT your domain, this is where the corruption in your efforts occurs.
If you have a business you have already experienced this I am sure.
THE DESTRUCTION IN PERFECTION
Maybe you are looking at your internet business and you are not putting out resources into the public domain to serve because you feel it’s not good enough.
You are waiting until you have studied all the internet materials, you need to understand how to gleen millions in traffic, and you can’t put up your site because you haven’t figured out how to capture all the customer details… and on and on it goes.
So guess what… nothing happens.
* You share nothing;
WHAT IS GOING TO RADICALLY TRANSFORM EVERYTHING FOR YOU.
Imagine the Universal Creative Force as Big Brother.
All the Big Guy is doing is STUDYING THE NATURE OF YOUR THOUGHT, YOUR FEELING AND WHETHER THERE WAS A PHYSICAL ACTIVITY and then he is going to mirror this back to your reality in the form of your experience.
Your level of service determines how much you want to be served.
The creative force matches your efforts and before you fall into that trap again of concluding what you consider ‘effort’ to mean, I remind you that the effort to send an email containing a sincere, heart felt compliment when you want to complain is CONSIDERABLE so don’t dismiss its power. Attitude is something we choose and is totally under our control.
Adopt a totally non-selfish attitude to having all your selfish needs met. You might even want to play the most powerful game you can play for the most exciting stakes???
From the moment you get up, clock as many acts of service as you can (without counting the cost to you or more importantly, trying to figure out where the return will come or whether it will make a difference…
…because even if you do try to figure it out, your possibilities will be very limited compared to what can come if you just get out of the way.
But remember… the universe has access to your thoughts and feelings… your focus is “How can I help you with everything I have?”.. if you have a specific expectation in return, forget it, you just lost a point!
GIVING IS A DYNAMIC WITH NO EXPECTATIONS ATTACHED.
Many people think they have grasped this but I can see from behaviour that they haven’t. It means once you have offered up (a compliment, something material, or some activity) you must leave it alone.
Serve and you will be served. Do unto others what you would have done unto you. It is a scientific based formula which means there are no exceptions, no background, education or financial requirements that block it from happening to you.
Every stopped to figure out who you truly are? Your success is attached to who you are.. but you are not being you are you? Find out how to be your true self and tap into your TRUE success. The answers are simple but we are used to living in a complicated way, i.e. completely off-track. We are living with conflicts and contradictions of ourself and that is why the Universal Bank cannot find us. Clean up the chaos and confusion once and for all and discover your personal joy.
Success; Car Wash Approach to Change
The other day a guy asked me if success was only realistically going to happen to a certain type of person. I replied “Yes. In fact, it ONLY happens to certain people.”
He looked very demoralised.
I told him “Success and accessing your personal potential only happens to those who change their behaviour to support how they say they want to live AND they stay as consistent as they can with the new behaviour until the change happens.
“Oh not again” he said, “I’ve heard this about ten times in the last month”.
I could hear from his tone, his flippant reaction and his body language that the problem is he has never taken the answer to his question seriously, neither now or during the last ten times he heard it. Like most people he wants to hear something else.
The very fact that he asked the question meant:-
I reminded him of The 16 Hour Formula and the only power he had was in today and if he didn’t claim responsibility and make changes today, he wasn’t effecting any changes in the future. I made it clear to him that he hadn’t even made the decision yet.
One of his reasons for wanting an alternative answer was that he went on to say that he had concluded that “Changing your behaviour is easier said than done… and it was just easier for some.”
I had to correct him by telling him that actually in reality, that’s not true, it is ‘easier done than said’.
We continue the behaviour we are defaulted to every day because we are used to it, even though it causes us pain. In most cases, we suffer so much unhappiness that we live in a state of numbness. It is fair to generalise that most people, when asked the question “Are you happy?” don’t even know how to respond!
Success can be achieved through a negative perspective!
A very fruitful way to secure a breakthrough is to go the negative route (because realistically, we are all defaulted to the dark side when we wake up and we generally have to struggle to regain positivity as the day wears on)… so it’s easier to go the route we know and start with ourselves as ‘a mess’ than try to ‘see ourselves as successful’ because we usually stumble at this first imagined scenario.
Consider the analogy that you came into this world as a dirty car and self development is simply an analogy of going to the car wash. Accept the premise that actually the truth is you have no idea of your real colour and design because you have been driving around the way you are for most of your life.
Underneath the surface lies the sparkle, the polished model of yourself full of colour and shine but you have been weathered by and have inherited destructive thoughts, feelings and actions towards yourself and what you believe you can have in life.
Now your windscreen is dirty and has coloured life grey and dingy.
Success is a Decision (which then needs managing). It is the point where you decide that you are tired of the mess and want to see the colour in your life… you’ve had enough of grey; you’re heading to the car wash and you are going to clean your window and discover your true colour, model and sparkle – the real you in all your glory!
Car Wash Time is the period of time when you look outside at your relationships, your home, your business or your job and the condition of your health and you decide what you’ve had enough of.
Self Development mirrors the Car Wash process in that the whole function of a car wash is to ‘remove the dirt’, not to help you figure out what colour your car is and what model.
You are paying for removing the dirt. The same is said for turning successful situations into successful ones using any self development solution.
NOW, when it comes to finding the abundance that was always yours by design,
Many goals are not established because we are encouraged to sit down and ask ourselves what we want but we have not been raised this way. To the contrary, we have been trained to ‘settle’.
In deciding our goals we are encouraged to imagine a life of luxury when we actually have no experience to draw on. We cannot bring up an emotion without the experience and it is emotion that is the creative force… Energy in MOTION. The mind is the source of what we want to change but it is the emotion that is the driving force to push us into any kind of physical action.
Think about it, how much training have we ever received in having what we want?
We usually start practicing at about one year old when we can start expressing ourselves and following our imagination but it is usually knocked out of us by the age of seven or eight.
In reality, because of our inheritance it is actually easier for us to settle, struggle and tolerate pain. Turning this default behaviour around requires dedication and a daily commitment to retrain our behaviour.
Often times you can fool yourself into thinking you are changing but the reality is that your behaviour has to be consistent for longer than you might be doing.
The fabulous news is that it does not require big amounts of time, money or energy.
What is required is your beliefs to be changed and you have to PROVE them for the programme to be changed. Your change in behaviour requires consistency and so you need to choose practices which you get to do every day and which enable you to reinforce a new belief for yourself.
For example, you say you want a better car but every day you climb into a messy one and go about your busy day. The car may not be the model you hoped for but your dismissive attitude to any litter in the car, or the dirty outside affirms you don’t really care.
You accept the situation by telling yourself ‘I will be much cleaner when I get the new one’ but you have not fully accepted the science of the creative process. What you do today in terms of thoughts, feelings and actions determines what will be your future.
The present circumstances will remain until you have physically proved what you say is important to you so you need to look at what you are doing during the 16 hours between waking and going to bed.
I have discovered that the one consistent method for re-programming my life for success and ‘affirming’ what I say I want to change is using my home and personal spaces at work because it is the one place I WILL be every day.
With this method, I am assured of the opportunity to rehearse the changes I say I want until they become permanent.
I have laid down this breakthrough in my book Home Your Wealth which will show you how to see your deeply hidden blind spots and provide easy ways to remove the mess from your programming which is keeping your success at bay.
Article by Brent Filson
Ever since serving a hitch in the military, I have been nagged by the question that’s been hanging around leadership since time immemorial: How can some leaders persuade people to believe in them and follow them and other leaders can’t? But it wasn’t the military that provided me with a framework to answer that question. It was Albert Einstein and his quest for the unified field theory of the universe.
Einstein is well known for his special and general theories of relativity, two of the crowning intellectual achievements of the 20th century. But what he is not so well known for is a magnificent quest that he carried on for some 30 years — and ultimately failed in. That was his quest for a unified field theory of the universe. And it was a quest that inspired me, in my small way, to find an answer to the leadership question.
Einstein’s special theory combined space and time into a single concept known as the space-time continuum. He spent the rest of his life failing to develop a unified field theory that incorporated gravity into the electromagnetic field. But it wasn’t his trying to solve the conundrums of physics that inspired me. It was his trying to unify the grand forces of the universe that’s so compelling.
Just as there are grand forces driving the activities of the universe, I’m convinced that there are grand forces driving the activities of leadership. Whether we are talking about small or large organizations, organizations of butchers, bakers or candlestick makers, the same leadership forces — leadership laws, if you will — apply. Or at least that I was my theory, that was my quest: to find the laws of leadership, if they did indeed exist, and then show how those laws can be applied in any organizational challenge. In short, we can have a “unified field theory of leadership.”
I won’t go into the details of how I came to develop the theory — only that after a quest of several decades, working with leaders of all stripes, I developed what I call the Unified Field Theory of Leadership Success. I’m certainly not unifying such grand concepts as gravity and the electromagnetic field; but my theory, in its small way, has helped many leaders around the world raise their leadership effectiveness to much higher levels.
Here then is the Unified Field Theory of Leadership Success. It is not magic dust to transform you into a great leader. It is instead a polestar to guide and help you invigorate your leadership and communication efforts.
The UFTLS is expressed as a series of four propositions.
- Business success happens when people get results. Clearly, this is not some strange, UFO- like concept. Instead, it is a BFO a Blinding Flash of the Obvious. Yet obvious or not, it is ignored by many leaders
- too many leaders. Too many leaders focus on enabling such drivers as quality initiatives, re-engineering projects, and cost-cutting programs
- at the expense of the people who must animate those drivers. For instance, I know of a company that is engaged in the fourth major restructuring in the past half dozen years.
- Three of those initiatives have failed, mainly because they ignored the human/leadership aspect. In fact, I propose that the new initiative is doomed to fail too.
It’s obvious why: instead of being driven by a compelling market strategy, strong products, or a vision of marketplace leadership, this new restructuring is being driven by a new computer system! The officers are restructuring the company primarily to better employ that system, not to better employ people for results. I dare say the light that they may perceive to be at the end of the tunnel will turn out in truth to be a search party looking for survivors.
Leaders do nothing more important than have people get results. Another seemingly obvious statement. Yet when I give talks to leaders around the world, and ask them, “What is the most important thing you do as a leader?” some 95 percent of them give every answer but this one. This is the only right answer.
Understand the power in the seeming passiveness of “have.” Leaders cannot get results by themselves. They need others to help get those results. Today, with speed, flexibility, and teamwork being driving competitiveness, the control-freak order-leader who must tyrannize and micro manage can’t compete against the leader who can build and motivate teams to get results. In short, the leader who can “have” others get results.
The best way to have people get results is not to order them but to motivate them. Like leadership purpose, motivation is another concept that is misunderstood by many leaders. If we misunderstand the concept of motivation, how in the world can we motivate anybody to do anything? Here are the four “eternal truths” of motivation:
- Motivation is not something people think or feel but what they physically do. Only when people take physical action can they in truth be defined as “motivated.
- Motivation is not something we can do to anyone. We as leaders can only communicate. The people we want to motivate must motivate themselves. The motivatee and the motivator are always the same person.
- Motivation is driven by emotion. In fact, the words emotion and motivation come from the same Latin root, meaning “to move.” When we want to move people, motivate people, to take action, we engage their emotions.
- Motivation happens best when it is triggered by face-to-face speech.
We lead well only when the people we lead are leading well. Let’s throw out the old concept of leadership. That concept is based on the idea of “followership”
— successful leaders being the ones who got people to follow them. Baloney! Today, the speed and scope of change in the marketplace demand a new vision of leadership, leadership that can not only deal with that change but actually speed it up and make opportunities of it. That vision is this fourth proposition. How many times have we heard this seeming praise, “They’re such great leaders, they can’t be replaced!”
Within the terms of the new leadership dynamics, those “great, irreplaceable leaders” are in truth poor leaders that should be gotten rid of! If the leader’s function is to have others get results, then the best way is not simply to motivate them but to motivate them to lead others to get those results. When we challenge our leaders to truly lead, we change their world and ours. Only then are we leading well.
Those are the four propositions of the Unified Field Theory of Leadership Success. Einstein failed in his quest for a unified field theory; but the success or failure of this Theory of Leadership rests with you. Put it into action. Guided by its ideas, develop strategies, processes, and leadership skills.
When you do, I can’t promise that you will develop an e=mc2-like revelation, but you will start on the road to being a better leader. Because the four propositions do provide defining differences between leaders. Those differences are not as grand as the differences between gravity and electromagnetic fields, but they can help you do that very simple, down-to-earth thing that your career, that any career, rests on: lead.
Founder & President
The Filson Leadership Group, Inc.
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