When you observe with attention, you change your reality.

Abundance or wealth means that one can easily fulfill his desires, whatever they may be, whether they are in the sphere of matter or emotional, psychological, spiritual needs or in the sphere of relationships. The attention of a truly wealthy person never focuses only on money. In addition, a wealthy person never has any financial concerns.

You may have millions of dollars in the bank, but if you constantly think about money, if you worry about it – that you don’t have enough, you want to get more or you afraid that you lose it, then, regardless of the amount of money you own, you are poor. As Oskar Wilde once said,

There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor. The poor can think of nothing else.

Having real wealth or being prosperous implies a completely carefree attitude towards anything in life, even for money. True wealth consciousness is, therefore, the consciousness of the source of every material reality. This source is pure consciousness, pure awareness, the unified field, the quantum field of all possibilities.

How to Comprehend the Quantum Field

We can’t get to know the quantum field only by focusing on it, because it is, by definition, transcendent of thought. But, we can have experiential knowledge of this field through transcendence, knowing it as our own intimate nature.

When we go beyond, we understand non-verbally, without the use of words. We gain direct knowledge without the intransigent mediation of speech. This is the value of meditation that gives us the experience of pure Being, although the experience of pure Being is in itself an expression of pure joy and bliss.

The main advantage of interchanging meditation and activity is that the more we plunge into the field of pure Being, of pure consciousness and awareness, the more our activity is impregnated; and then, our activity acquires the qualities that are inherent to the pure Being: infinity, limitlessness, abundance, prosperity.

The best way to comprehend this pure field is meditation. It also helps us to understand these qualities mentally and to turn our attention to them because everything we experience is the result of the quality of our attention.

Quantum Field and Observation

Let’s talk more about the quantum field. Physicists tell us that as we pass beyond the sphere of the subatomic particles, and by extension everything that is “real”, when we try to look and understand these particles (quarks, bosons, leptons etc.), they are so small that we can’t even measure them. There are not available instruments to measure the infinite magnitude of these particles. They are actually so small that we can only think about them.

There is a very interesting fact about these particles: nobody has ever seen them. So if you can’t see these subatomic particles, if you can’t observe them, how can you know if they exist? And the answer is that we know their existence by the traces they leave in particle accelerators. In areas that scientists investigate the subatomic theories, one can see -even photograph- the traces that these particles leave behind. And by looking at them, one knows that they have really been there. But there is another interesting aspect of these particles: they seem to exist only when we observe them.

Therefore, if we observe a quantum field, every time we focus our attention on it, these particles instantly flash into beings. And every time we turn our attention away, they disappear into the emptiness. They light up and turn off like tiny lights in a dark chamber. You can imagine the dark chamber as the infinite, unlimited space, and the glimpse of the existence of the particles only be done by focusing our attention on the field.

When you focus your attention on the field, the particles emerge into beings. When your attention is focused elsewhere, then it’s only a range of probabilities in the field of all possibilities. Each particle is at the same time a wave, and it’s a wave until the moment of observation. A wave is not limited to a specific place in space or time; it is diffused. That’s why it is called a range of probabilities in the field of all possibilities. It determines the statistical probability of finding a particle at a certain position at the moment of observation – that is, the moment of attention. It is the attention that changes the probability range, the wave, the probability distribution, for a possible measurement.

Attention takes the range of probabilities and gives it physical existence, only by the simple act of observation, and this is, of course, the focus of our attention on it.

H/T: awakengr.com

About the author

Zizi Pateraki is a spiritual teacher and healer. Her website is live-in-light.com.

The mind and your reality.

The world is a looking glass, it gives back to every man a true reflection of his own thoughts. We live in a world created by our own thoughts. There is no reality, but a reality created within ourselves. Rule your mind or it will rule you. There’s no point living for the future if you do not know how to live now.

This moment is all you truly have, because happiness is not a destination, but a way of life. The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment. Watch this inspired and thought provoking video:

 

Video credits: TJOP (The Journey of Purpose)

Worrying is an unnecessary evil when it comes to your mental health.

Some consider it simply a bad habit that can be unlearned with practice. Some think that worrying may serve a purpose for the brain by helping us to learn from past experiences and prepare for new ones. Whether good or bad, worrying occupies our brain by focusing on an uncertain future that we can’t control.

It is said that depression is focusing on past events that you wish you could change, and that worrying is focusing on future events that you have no control over. It could also be said about worrying that you only think you have no control over the future when you can actually choose to take action to help prepare for whatever it is you are worried about. In this article, we will look at active ways that can help you train your brain to stop worrying.

How to train your brain to stop worrying:

1. Stop your brain from worrying by writing it down

When you are training your brain to stop worrying, this one technique is said to be the most valuable. If your brain is keeping you up at night by thinking about something, put it down on paper or electronic format. Doing so lets your brain breathe a mental sigh of relief by no longer having to spend energy trying to remember these details. If you’re worrying about what to serve for a gathering of friends, write down ‘What to serve?’

Writing it down also is a way for you to put your brain on notice and tell your brain ‘This is important enough to write down.’ Your brain has now been alerted to put resources toward solving this problem rather than being worried or having to remember the important thing to worry about.

Why write it down? Researchers now have evidence that chronic worriers may be chronic problem avoiders too. Scientists in the journal Anxiety, Stress & Coping gave worriers an opportunity to write down three possible outcomes for the situation they were worried about, then they analyzed their answers for practical solutions. The scientists say

When participants’ problem elaborations were rated for concreteness, both studies showed an inverse relationship between degree of worry and concreteness: The more participants worried about a given topic, the less concrete was the content of their elaboration. The results challenge the view that worry may promote better problem analyses. Instead, they conform to the view that worry is a cognitive avoidance response.

2. Meditate for a worry free brain

Meditation can help train your brain to stop worrying. Researchers in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine studied the effects of meditation and found that meditation is particularly good for reducing cognitive anxiety, or worrying. Although some people believe that they do not have time to meditate, meditation is as easy as choosing to close your eyes right now for 30 seconds or longer. The act of choosing to tune out other sources of stress is an active step to train your brain to stop worrying.

Related: One-Moment Meditation: How to Meditate in a Moment

A few moments where you consciously choose to avoid any non-natural noise in your life will allow you to get centered around what is most important to you, now and in the future. Worrisome thoughts may come to you while you meditate, and this is normal. Those who have mastered the art of brain training to stop worrying recommend observing worrisome thoughts as they enter the mind and simply watching them pass like clouds on a breezy day.

3. Exercise to train your body and your brain to stop worrying

Worry is how your brain learns to survive by deciding to activate the fight or flight system. If a cougar jumps out at you, you instantly feel a rush of adrenaline, and this fear response is the same thing that is happening to your body when you worry, just at a much lower level over a longer period of time.

The same study in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine found that exercise, on the other hand, is good for when your body feels the symptoms of anxiety, like jitteriness. If your body feels less of the physical symptoms of stress, your mind will interpret that there must be less to worry about because the body is not in a state of heightened arousal.

Exercise seems to give the body a secondary reason for the rapid heart rate and perspiration that we may feel on a small level when we worry. Exercise can help lower blood pressure, which is another physical symptom of stress in the body. If you can identify that you are worrying, go for a 5-10 minute walk, outside if possible. Appreciate the sights and sounds of nature while focusing on the motion of your limbs and the breaths that you take.

This article was originally created and published by Power of Positivity.

Are you looking for ways to regain your mental strength and self-control?

Sometimes, people from our environment exert power over us and affect the way we think, feel and behave. For example, one at work may make us angry or, on the contrary, inspire us. Also, our partner may determine the mood we have. When we let ourselves be influenced by others, we become mentally weak. To take control of our lives in our hands, we should build a wall around us that keeps away thoughts that affect us. To see positive changes, we must learn the ways in which we can get back our mental strength.

Here are seven ways to take back the control of yourself and your mental strength:

1. Stop complaining about everything

There is a gap between complaining and problem-solving. Making complaints about your problems to people close to you, you focus on them and become disoriented from finding solutions. Whimpering shows that you have no authority over the situation that is causing the problem and that you don’t have the proper mental strength to concentrate in order to solve it.

2. Get responsibility about how you feel

Do not let the behavior of others to dictate how you feel. When other people make you feel bad or bring you out of your limits, you admit that they have power over how you feel. Tell yourself that you’re the only one who has the right to manage your emotions, regardless of the behavior of others.

3. Forgive for real

Having grudge against someone who has hurt you, you don’t punish them, instead, you are hurting yourself. When you lose valuable time considering someone who wronged us, we lose the opportunity to enjoy the moment.

Forgiveness is the best way to get back your mental strength. To forgive doesn’t mean you accept whatever the other person caused, but that you get rid of the bad thoughts and the anger you feel which interferes with your ability to enjoy life freely.

4. Identify your values

When you don’t know exactly what your gifts are, there is the risk of becoming a helpless passenger, not the certain driver of your own life. You’re getting on the ship of people who lead their own ideas and you can easily end up on the wrong course. Take back your power, identify your values and live according to what is important to you.

5. Stop victimizing yourself

Saying things like, “I have to work 60 hours this week” or “I had no alternative than to say yes,” shows that you are the victim of unfortunate circumstances. Although there are certainly consequences of the decisions you make, admit to yourself that you always have options.

6. Be independent of the opinions of other people

If your personal value depends on how much others appreciate you, you probably will be an emotional beggar. It’s impossible to be likable to everyone, or everyone to agree with your lifestyle. Evaluate the criticism you receive, but never allow the opinion of another person to determine your personal value.

7. Be willing to stand out from the crowd

Hesitation, shame, and fear can make you become one with those around you. Being one with the crowd will force you to hide who you really are. Trust yourself and your mental strength, dare to separate from the crowd by being different.

H/T: Share24

Have you had the experience of dealing with the same problem again and again?

Because the Law of Attraction governs our lives, our thoughts and feelings are what create our reality, and this includes our problems! Sometimes we have a negative focus that has become so strong it causes us to attract the same problem repeatedly.

So, why might we have a negative focus like this? Below are three common habits that cause problems to repeat themselves through negative attention. If you find yourself experiencing the same problem again and again, check to see if any of these behaviors are at play:

1. Talking or complaining about the problem: 

For many of us, this is the strongest reason why we attract problems repeatedly. Most of us talk a lot, and we tend to tell the same story again and again. Complaining about a back problem, a bad relationship or a rude boss can become addictive, and this generates a lot of extra magnetism for these negative circumstances.

The good news is that it’s fairly easy to stop complaining. At first, biting one’s tongue might be a bit uncomfortable, but with a little bit of practice it is easy to limit the negative talk.

For more information on this concept, read this article: “Why Talking About Our Problems Is Our Greatest Addiction.”

2. Obsessively thinking about the problem: 

While most people in society believe that worrying is critical for our survival, nothing could be further from the truth. When we worry about our problems we generate more momentum for them, and we find ourselves further and further away from the solutions we need. 

Though many of us understand that negative thinking causes problems, changing our thoughts is still often easier said than done. Our thoughts move at a very quick pace and come without much effort, so “thought control” can be a bit tricky.

It is important to remember that even though you are able to change many of your intentional thoughts, you will have still have some unwanted unintentional thoughts here and there, and that’s ok.  A few negative thoughts won’t ruin your life, so please give yourself some leniency on this one, especially in the beginning.

With that being said, when we find ourselves completely obsessing about a problem, we can do some deliberate distraction, and this can have a very profound effect over the situation at hand.

The next time you find yourself worried or anxious about a problem, simply tell yourself something along the lines of “I can solve this problem later, but right now I am going to focus on something a bit more uplifting.” Then, find an activity to do that brings a a little more joy into your life.

You could watch a funny movie, call a good friend, or practice a hobby that makes you happy. You could also listen to uplifting music or do some light exercise. 

Distraction is a great habit to develop because it gets you pointed in the right direction vibrationally. If each time you find yourself obsessing, you take a step back and distract yourself into a higher vibration, you will generate a habit that helps you bounce back from negative thoughts quickly in all areas of your life. 

With practice, it will become your default behavior to distract yourself when your thoughts become too negative. When positive distraction becomes your automatic response to obsessive negative thinking, you will see a powerful change in the quality of your reality.

3. Acting out of fear: 

Our actions have the ability to affect our vibration and our beliefs. Not only are our actions a reflection of our vibration and how we feel inside, but they also have the power to change our vibration and how we feel inside.  

For example, perhaps you’ve heard that when you are feeling down you can simply practice smiling to improve your mood a bit. Even though the smile isn’t genuine, the simple act of smiling mirrors itself inside with an emotional boost.

This works because our our moods and our actions work together in tandem.  Altering our moods will change our behaviors, and altering our behaviors will also change our moods. Therefore, by changing our behaviors regarding a problem, we change the way we feel about the problem, and then the problem manifests differently in our reality.

For this reason, the actions we choose to engage in have a tremendous effect on the circumstances we are attracting. When we are struggling with the same issue repeatedly, we can usually find some behaviors that indicate fear of the problem. By reducing and eliminating these fearful behaviors, we can consciously alter our beliefs and vibration regarding the subject.

For example, if I have been struggling to stay healthy, it is possible that I am behaving as if I am afraid of getting sick. Perhaps I have been obsessively washing my hands, taking immunity vitamins and avoiding all of the sick people in my life. In turn, this negative, fearful focus (ironically) draws sickness closer to me.

Why is this? It’s because I am sending a message to the universe that is screaming “I am afraid I am going to get sick!”

Again, we get what we focus on, whether it’s something we want or not! When we take fear-based actions to avoid sickness, all the universe knows is that we are thinking about getting sick. So, though these actions are taken with the intention of reducing illness, in many cases they actually increase illness. 

It’s always a good rule of thumb to evaluate our choices in our actions, especially when things aren’t going our way. When we are attracting repeated unwanted events it’s wise to pause and ask ourselves if we are running toward what we want or running away from what we don’t want.

It doesn’t matter which direction we are running in. As long as we are running we are strongly focused and therefore in the mode of attraction.  

Now, this isn’t to say you shouldn’t wash your hands, wear a seatbelt or take your vitamins. If these actions make you feel better about the situation, by all means do what you have to do. Feeling protected is a higher vibrational place than feeling exposed and vulnerable is, so if taking a protective action helps you feel safe in the moment go for it.   

That being said, if you find you are making great efforts to avoid your fear, these obsessive actions are absolutely part of the problem. Like obsessive thoughts, obsessive actions are dangerous because they indicate a strong focus on the unwanted.

Always remember, the greatest protection you will ever have is vibrational alignment.  When you are projecting a very high vibration, you are 100% safe, and will only attract wanted events and circumstances. If you feel that you need protection on a regular basis, take some steps to raise your vibration and work to lessen your dependency on protective actions.

So when you find yourself trapped in Groundhog’s Day and the same problem is popping up repeatedly, take some steps to evaluate and adjust your approach. Avoid talking about the problem, distract yourself from obsessive thoughts and reduce the tendency to act out of fear.

This three-pronged approach will slow (and eventually stop!) the negative attention that is drawing the same problem in your life again and again.

As a final note, please remember it’s always best to crawl before you walk. Go easy on yourself if at first you struggle to stop talking about a persistent problem, or if your thoughts or actions are still worrisome and fearful. We aren’t aiming for perfection here, we’re simply trying to slow down the negative momentum.  

Every time you choose higher vibrational thoughts and actions you reduce negative attraction, so pat yourself on the back for your achievements and give yourself a pass when you slip up. Eliminating an established negative attraction requires some practice and, of course, some patience with oneself.

If you’ve had success in eliminating any negative cycles from your life, I’d love to hear your story. Comment below and share your thoughts.

Thanks for reading!

XO, Andrea

By Andrea Schulman – Guest writer from Raise your Vibration Today

About the author

My name is Andrea Schulman, I am a former high school psychology teacher and the creator of ‘Raise Your Vibration Today.’ I teach people about the Law of Attraction with fun, clarity and success! Check out my member website to learn how to create your reality with your thoughts.

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