Please be clear. This post is a post to myself. When I put things ‘out there’ I tend to hold myself more accountable to living this way than I may be when I keep it to myself. Understood? And, just maybe, this will assist you 😉
In yesterday’s post – Life Difficulties: An Empowering Perspective – I shared realizations, sparked by Michael Beckwith, that have helped in shifting my mind from perceiving difficulties into more forward-positive ways of perceiving events. This is another piece of the puzzle.
Everyone has an inkling inside themselves as to who they are to be in this life. AND everyone has that logical mind that only knows to project its fears into your future. I teach and coach about the two brain modes we are all born with. Each has their duties and, when properly trained, each can be utilized for its greatest benefits. I believe it is always best to find the benefits of things from the perspective that if it exists there must be a positive viewpoint for it.
Simple Overview of Brain Functions
The left brain hemisphere, mostly, contains a logical database of everything that has been learned in this life through school, others and direct life experiences. This is the pathway for your Logical Thought Channel and is the connection to this world of form through your five physical senses.
The right brain hemisphere, mostly, is the creative connection to life. It is the state of mind where you dream, sleep, meditate, vision and other endeavors that are not limited to this current physical experience of life. It is a place where time and space have no meaning. This is the pathway for your Intuitive Thought Channel.
The Logical Thought Channel only knows what it already knows. The Intuitive Thought Channel has access to anything and everything that is possible to know. It is connected to the Source, the God, the Quantum Intelligence, whatever label you prefer.
Your logic has never heard a creative thought that it, at first, did not resist. It always has to be trained to accept new thoughts and ideas. This is just the nature of the beast.
Intuitive Guidance vs Ego Fear Thoughts
When you hear that steady quiet voice of knowing from your intuitive thought channel telling you ‘it’s time for a change’, you are supposed to act on it. It continues by whispering ‘You’re here to do more. You are to _____’.
You will inevitably hear thoughts from your logical mind (also known as your ego) that will likely be all about fear, lack and limitation.
The more you have validated your fear thoughts the more you will hear the ego’s fears. They have been trained to be relevant to you.
Here is a suggestion:
You will feel afraid. Say to yourself ‘I’m doing it anyway’.
You will hear ‘I’m afraid to try something new’. Say to yourself ‘I’m doing it anyway’.
You hear ‘I’m afraid to fail’. Say with authority ‘I’m doing it anyway’.
The ego says ‘I’m afraid of what people may say about me’. Tell it ‘shh, I’m doing it anyway’.
Then you may have friends and family share their opinions that represent what your ego is saying. They are doing you a favor. It is like your ego is giving you a chance to stand up for yourself by validating your intuition. Tell them tactfully: I hear what you’re saying. I have had those thoughts. And this is something that I am compelled to do. I could use your support as I challenge myself to grow. This works to say to your ego, also.
F-E-A-R = False Evidence Appearing Real
All of this fear is the logical brain projecting its uncertainty into your future. You are in charge. Listen to it. Say ‘thank you but I’m doing it anyway. It is time to make a life change and I am committed to doing it. Ego, get on board’.
I first heard this through Dr. Wayne Dyer: E-G-O is Edging God Out. How accurate. The ego cannot handle the idea of someone knowing more than it knows and no matter what your definition of God is… It definitively knows more than the ego since It is limitless and the ego is only based on past knowledge.
Cultivate your Inner Knowing so that you hear its guidance. Practice trusting your Intuition by acting on it and learning whether it is accurate or not. Remember, your Intuition is the thought process through which your Inner Knowing communicates to you. It is not concerned with the way things have always been. It is not encumbered by fears and limitations.
Gain Mastery over your Mind. Train it that you are in charge and you will select which thoughts you are going to pay attention to. Then keep your word with yourself. Tell your ego that you hear it and your are choosing to do it anyway.
Change your inner self, listen to your guidance and move your feet. Do what you came to this planet to do.
In the complete timeline of humanity there will only be one you. Like snowflakes there are not two alike. You are a unique expression of the Divine with your own mission, your own talents and gifts and your own personality. How could you ever doubt that you are here to do your greatness, no matter how big or small you may judge it to be. This is why you came here. Learn how to work with your inner faculties. It makes accomplishing your purpose so much easier.
Living, Learning and Growing,