Side View’s weekend challenge this week is ‘New Beginnings’. Please go over and see who else has participated:

I spent a fair amount of time mulling over my contribution, having had a fairly introspective week and having made a decision to make certain changes in my life. As sometimes happens in this crazy world of ours, I went to read N. R. Hatch’s uplifting blog this morning and there I found a message that stunned me: it was as if she had written it directly to me.

I am sure you’ll all agree that it is perfectly suited to the theme of New Beginnings:

We are magnets. When we emit positive energy (thoughts, feelings, and vibrations), we attract more positives to us.
Bueno! Life, she is good!
Mangia! Mangia!
When we dwell on the negatives, we attract negatives ~ sapping our energy and strength in the process.
If you’re tired of living under a perpetual rain cloud, keep reading!
Yes, Eeyore, you too!
If we want to attract heath, wellness, and vitality to ourselves, we must stop circulating (and re-circulating) toxic, negative thoughts and feelings.
Here are 10 Ways to Attract Positive Energy into your life, while boosting your immune system, curing dis-ease, and counter-balancing daily stress:
1. Love and accept yourself as you are right now. Start a list to remind yourself of all your wonderful qualities. Add to it every day.
E.g., I am the most positive person I know.
2. Free yourself from past resentments and disappointments about who you were yesterday. Stop engaging in self-blame and guilt for past acts and omissions. Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Revel in it.
As Scrooge announced on Christmas morn, “I am not the man I was!”
3. Let go of any and all resentment you’re hanging onto about everyone and everything else. Stop looking for reasons to criticize and blame others for their acts and omissions. Let go of your desire to control others.
The past is gone. It is what it is, and cannot be changed. Let it go.
4. Stop giving your power away. Use your time, energy, and vitality wisely. Every time you choose to focus on a negative, you are depleting your reserves rather than re-charging your batteries.
Focus on circulating and re-circulating positive, life-affirming ideas.
5. Use creative visualization and your imagination to your advantage, not your detriment. Instead of picturing worst case scenarios, see things as you want them to be. Visualize yourself doing things in a state of perfect health.
Visualize ideal outcomes and happy endings, not dire consequences.
6. Do not speak of your illness, or dis-ease with others. The more attention you place on what you don’t want in your life, the more energy it absorbs. Remove your attention from your dis-ease. Put your focus and attention on the things in your life that make you feel good.
Starve your illness and dis-ease by refusing to dwell on them.
7. Love is the antidote to fear. If you appreciate the many blessings in your life, and express gratitude for anything and everything, you begin to flow in a healing bath (rather than languishing in toxins). Develop an attitude of gratitude by making a list of all the things you are grateful for, including increased health and vitality.
Be grateful for the health and well-being coming your way.
8. Recognize that you have the power to heal yourself. That healing power flows from the thoughts you think. Allow positive thoughts to circulate, eliminating stress and boosting your immune system.
There is no such thing as incurable. Miracles abound.
9. Be happy. Appreciate this moment. Resist nothing. Love yourself and others. Be grateful for small blessings. Make happiness your number one priority. When you remain positive, you summon well-being, and vanquish illness and dis-ease.
When we exist in a state of happiness, we boost our immune systems and allow our bodies to use energy reserves for healing.
10. Laugh! Laugh again! Watch funny movies and recall memories that make you laugh. Once you access the joy within, let it expand to fill your entire being, crowding out illness and dis-ease.
Laugh your way back to health.
These strategies work, but you must remember to apply them in your life. Not once, not twice . . . EVERY DAY!
They won’t work if you give up, collapse into a heap, revert back to your previous negativity, while whining, It’s too hard.
Of course it’s hard. But it’s worth it . . . after all, your health, vitality, and freedom are at stake.
Master your thoughts, master your life.


21 Comments Add yours

  1. halfp1nt says:

    Morning Cin,
    Thanks for the heads up. I needed to read this 🙂

    1. theonlycin says:

      Very uplifiting, have a super week 🙂

  2. adeeyoyo says:

    Very well written and very true, although difficult to do!

    1. theonlycin says:

      I printed it and plan to read it every morning.

  3. somehow it seems to be the right moment for several of us. thanks i also needed it

    1. theonlycin says:

      Hope you have a super week Sidey 🙂

  4. buttercup600 says:

    Powerful words Cindy…I love it so…this will be part of my growing freedom. Thank you for posting this. Lovies xx

    1. theonlycin says:

      My pleasure, much love 🙂

  5. aardvarkian says:

    And a very good morning to you both. Thanks for the happy thoughts xx

    1. theonlycin says:

      Have a good week, aardie.

  6. nrhatch says:

    I love when something we read resonates so perfectly that it seems meant just for us:

    “As sometimes happens in this crazy world of ours, I went to read N. R. Hatch’s uplifting blog this morning and there I found a message that stunned me: it was as if she had written it directly to me.” ; )

    Glad that you found that the post suited your “introspective week” and the changes you’re considering.

    I am convinced that Spirit works behind the scenes to direct our attention where warranted. Thanks for spreading the tips with your readers.

    The more positive energy WE create within, the more positive the WORLD becomes.

    1. nrhatch says:

      BTW: Although I love the Buddha at the bottom of your post, I miss Tigger and Eeyore at the top. : )

      1. theonlycin says:

        I should have explained about the picture: I took it yesterday while mentally penning a post about my introspective week, I was going to write about having a zen moment in the garden; realising that it is within my personal power to erradicate all negativity from my life. Then I sat down to type the post and thought “Oh, I’ll just go and read some blogs first …”

      2. nrhatch says:

        So true! Hardship is inevitable . . . misery is optional.

        We have so much more control and power than most people realize.

        Step 1: Release stale, outdated, negative thoughts
        Step 2: Embrace inner peace, joy, and tranquility
        Step 3: Share the Joy!

      3. theonlycin says:

        And you see my agave flowers are still fine in water 🙂

      4. nrhatch says:

        Thanks for pointing them out ~ I missed them. They are so gorgeous.

        BTW: I was wrong . . . Tigger wasn’t in this post, it was Eeyore and Mr. Rossi (my little “Mangia Man”). : )

  7. Jamie Dedes says:

    Love this … thanks for it and a new blog to read … where shall we get the time. We’ll make it, of course…

    I like the Buddha pix. 🙂 Peaceful with your lovely plants.

  8. Mahesi says:

    loved the post Cin and it shamed me that I overloaded you the other day with my update via sms. Thanks for the uplifting and affirming post, it is time for me to let go of the negatives 😉

    1. theonlycin says:

      No, no! You didn’t overload me at all. Your baby is cute as a button, I just didn’t have airtime to reply to you at the time 🙂

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