Friday, June 19, 2009
Mind Over Matter
According to Robert Allen, best-selling author, "No thought lives in your head rent-free."
Think about that one.
T. Harv Eker, in an article written for Success magazine (July 2009), explains well Allen's way of thinking.
You pay for your negative thoughts in money, energy, time, health and happiness. It can actually cost more of all of those than one would at first glance realize.
Eker then explains how you can move to a new level in your life rather quickly. He suggests we divide our thoughts into two categories: empowering and disempowering. "Observe them, and determine if they are supporting your happiness and success. Choose to entertain only the empowering thoughts.....I call this process 'power thinking'."
He is convincing when he explains that humans are creatures of habit. We have to practice. He suggests practicing getting out of our comfort zones....talk to someone you may normally avoid or try something that scares you.
"Living a mediocre life does not lead to happiness. What does lead to happiness is living in our natural state of growth and reaching our full potential."
I couldn't agree more.