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Silva Method: Makes me smile and be grateful…

Happy Spring,

This is one of the best things that makes me grateful to be an instructor for the Silva Method. I get phone calls like this every once in a while and it always makes my heart smile.

This lady just called from San Antonio. She and her husband first took the Silva Method class decades ago. They value the impact it has had on their lives from using the Silva Method techniques so much that they are coming to this next class and bringing their grandson who is 19 years old and heading off to college. She told me that she will do anything to provide her grandson advantages in life. Great grandmother.

He will have mind skills that will help him study better by increasing retention, recall and comprehension. Plus he will have the unparalleled Silva Test-Taking Method that allows someone to get the answer to a question even when it is apparently forgotten. Those will help him to excel in college. As his life develops he will have the option to retake the class to deepen his use of the mind skills so as to better adapt to life’s changing situations and to create his life.

Recently I had a call from an older gentleman who sounded like one of the Texas ranchers I grew up around. He said that he had taken the Silva Method class decades ago and how it had impacted his life over these years. He wants to put his granddaughter through the class so that she can have a leg up in life. Note: I need a few more parents who want this for their children, ages 7 to 11 or so, to make this class happen.

Another woman I met here in Austin said her parents took her to take the class when she was 16 years old. I asked her to tell me how it had impacted her life. She said, as a result of these skills, that her self confidence was always strong when she embarked on any new venture. She also said that her sense of knowing herself was deeper so that she feels like she made better life decisions.

I, personally, am grateful that my older half-brother introduced this to me when I was in high school. I was able to finally take it once I had my first job out of college. I was living in Indonesia and took the class in Malaysia. Immediately it made me stand out as an engineer working in the jungles of Borneo in Indonesia; management noticed my improvements. As a field engineer I was able to diagnose and solve problems quicker than before because my creative mind had been awakened and trained to be useful to me as a logically-trained engineer. I was able to stay awake, alert and functioning in days of working without sleep… and… more.

These are great classes that immediately have an impact, sometimes subtle and sometimes obvious. Then with continued practice of the skills and occasionally retaking the classes a person’s depth of awareness is enhanced, mental skills and agility markedly improves and life gets better and better.

I encourage you to consider this class for you and your loved ones. Call with any questions.

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You have the right to Challenge your Thoughts

When we were children growing up our parents, teachers and other authorities gave us permissions to do some things and restrictions to not do some things. As adults we may not be aware that we still have these rules for life, sometimes living within parameters that no longer serve us and, in fact, hold us back from living our greatest life of service. We are having thoughts that we were given years ago.

I lay out this foundation as a way to present this concept:

You have the right to challenge each and every one of your thoughts.

Does this matter? What does this mean? Why bother?

Bottom line: your predominant thought pattern about a particular area of life brings about the matching results in your life. For anyone who saw the movie The Secret this is how the Law of Attraction works. i.e. If there is an area of life that is persistently not working for us then if we are honest with ourself and pay attention to the predominant thoughts and the resulting feelings we will see that we are allowing negative thoughts to rule our day, predominantly.

I mention ‘resulting feelings’ because our thoughts precede us having matching emotions. Our thoughts are our navigation for where we are heading and our emotions are the fuel that propel us there.

Now that all of that is said, back to the topic at hand. Since your thoughts are leading to your life and your thoughts may be simply repeating those life parameters from your parents and other authorities from childhood… maybe, just maybe, some of those thoughts are not leading your life in the best direction for what you most deeply desire to do. Maybe they are not in alignment with who you are.

As a result, I officially give you permission 😉 to challenge your thoughts.

How?

Begin by observing your thoughts. When you notice a thought ask yourself:

Does this thought lift up my energy? Do I feel empowered?

Is this in the direction that I want to go in my life?

If the answer is no, then choose another thought. Choose a thought that does reflect what you want in life. And entertain that thought. Doing this process of replacing unsupportive thoughts with supportive thoughts will end up altering your predominant thought pattern. This in turn will end up altering your predominant emotional pattern. This all leads to you having your life as you most desire it to be.

It is just The Way It Works.

Give it a shot and let me know how it works for you. Leave a comment and let’s talk about it.

Remember: Thoughts become things so choose the good ones.

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Abundance

The Power of Collective Consciousness

[Note: This is written by a local new thought minister.]

October 10, 2008 – “It’s not what they take away from you that counts.  It’s what you do with what you have left.” – Hubert Humphrey

 

With all the news of late it’s easy to fall into the morass of gloom and doom.  When you look at your most recent investment statement, you may be tempted to focus on all that you’ve lost.  It’s the topic of the day. 

 

We’ve been in such a booming market that people seem to forget there is risk involved in any investment, even the ‘safest’ ones.  Risk and reward are equal components and possibilities in any investment, whether that investment is financial or whether it is an investment of the heart. 

 

We don’t control the world, we don’t control the financial markets, but we do participate in creating the world and the financial markets by how we react, what we feed into them and what we really expect to happen next. 

 

Right now the biggest expectation is that things will continue to get worse before they get better.  Guess what?  When most people believe that, feed that idea with fear and fixate upon every move up and down in the market, that expectation becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. 

If we believe that things will eventually get better, why do we believe that they have to continue to get worse first?  Just to see what we can take, test new territories, set new records?  Why not skip that experience and get moving onward to the recovery? 

 

This is no different from what we each go through individually any time we have a challenge or a disruption.  We choose how to react, what to focus on, what to give our energy and attention, what to expect and then what to do with what we have. 

 

The difference is that we are all experiencing this together.  We are watching the power of collective consciousness create our collective experience.  What a great lesson in the Law!  What a great opportunity to grow beyond our current level of thinking that created this experience!  Let’s learn from this and point out to people how we can use this very same process to affect change for the better. 

 

What the world needs now is a committed group of individuals who will stand in the midst of this ‘crisis’ and know something better.  I invite you to join me in doing that.  Do that right in the face of the ubiquitous stock ticker that seems to be everywhere all of the sudden.  Do this right in the face of the bleating newscasts.  Do this (with love) in the face of those yelling about how the sky is falling. 

 

We will get through and beyond this; the only question is what will be the quality of our journey through it and how lovingly we treat each other along the way.

 

I choose love, I choose brighter ideas, I choose to absolutely know that good is right here and now available to all.  That’s what I can do, and so can you.

 

Life is truly wonderful!

Share this with those you care about.

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The 40-day Prosperity Process

[Note:This is an announcement I sent out to my list. If you want to be kept informed please click this link, fill out the information and send it.]

Your Built-In Powers

Do you remember the first time you found out that you could close your eyes, take a deep breath, relax your thought and your stress was transformed into relaxation?

Do you realize what a momentous event that was?
This showed you the ultimate answer to all of life’s woes: You have the controls and they exist within you.

No matter what the circumstances swirling around you, you can always make a choice to close your eyes, take a deep breath, relax your thought and cause relaxation. Then you are in the driver’s seat for life. From here you can focus on your goals and receive creative ideas.

Remember this as you listen to the horrible news about the economy. You have the controls. Always. You may not have had anything to do with causing this situation but you do have absolute control over your perception of it. The way you perceive it sets up your behaviors and actions… which leads to your life results. This is the beauty and the foundation of any of my private sessions and classes: to teach you how to master these controls.

Begin your change now

A friend reminded me of a 40-Day Prosperity Program that  I want to pass along. It is free and you can begin right now.

I first bought the little green Abundance Book while living in Denver in the late 80’s. Then I had the opportunity to be at a retreat in New Braunfels several years ago where the author and his wife led classes. When I first did this, the words didn’t make sense but my abundance started increasing. Over the years I did this program so often my little green book fell apart. I am so grateful for Glenda for reminding me about this program. I began it that day and am currently doing it. John Randolph Price has now posted this online for free.

Here is the 40-Day Prosperity Program. Be sure to order the book; it explains the program well. But start the program today.

I suggest 2 additions for you to consider

Follow his instructions. I also have written each day’s contemplation onto an index card that fits in my shirt pocket. That way, throughout the day, at a red light, or having just caught my negative thoughts, I will pull this out so that my attention gets focused in the right direction.

I also carry my top goals written on an index card so that I can refer to them throughout the day. Again, this serves to refocus my mind on my immediate life direction.

More resources to remind you the truth

I am posting this on my new blog Creative Mind News at www.CuriousMindNews.com. I welcome you to post comments there as you have questions, comments and experiences.

I will be posting other items and resources on my Creative Mind News blog as I find them. So check there for continuing information.

Witness more of your world… Choose a new thought.

Better & Better,

  Lamar L. Irwin, CSMI
  The Silva Method
Achieve ? Excel ? Live Well
  (512) 340-0530
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28 days to a Better Life Challenge

Take the 28 days to a Better Life Challenge

Be a part of a dynamic experiment while learning how to generate the life you desire to have.

Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith, The Secret, talks about how we are designed to be the generators of our lives. We are here to generate our thoughts, our emotions and our actions thus generating our goals. He says that if you are learning in a system that has caused you to become so sensitive that you retreat from the world then change teachers.

I say, learn the mechanics of how your Mind System works so that you know how to generate thoughts, emotions and congruent actions. The technology exists. The steering controls for your life are simply a matter of education. As an engineer I have always leaned towards application. As a personal growth teacher, coach and counselor I believe the main reason to learn something new is how it can be applied to better your life. Otherwise it all remains an elusive dream.

Also, as an engineer, I love the repeatability of a system that always produces the desired results. That’s called science. That is why I have created this class: Mastering Mind – Mastering Life. In it you will learn the importance of desire, imagination and belief while learning how to apply your mental prowess to make your own path in life. Everyone who attends the six-hour class agrees to then do a simple practice each day for a minimum of 10 minutes for 28 days. You will stay connected during these 28 days to keep you engaged in the process. Then we will meet again to anchor the results and make this new life-proactive behavior normal for your life.

In this class/experiment you will learn many valuable life skills. This process will teach you the mechanics of how to operate the controls you have over your thoughts, emotions and actions. Remember how you learned to steer and drive a car? That is the intent of this process. Once you know these controls you can steer your life in the direction of your choosing.

In addition you will learn an important not-so-secret skill: how to access a level of your mind that causes these controls to be easily maneuvered. I always loved Stuart Wilde’s short book titled Life was never meant to be a struggle. He is right. You are designed for this. It’s just that we’ve been taught the wrong way to steer our lives. Learning to steer your mind the right way causes your dreams to come true.

Come join us.

The 28 days to a Better Life Challenge begins Saturday, September 20th with a six-hour class. There will be a follow-up scheduled. $75 for the class. Donations are accepted for the follow-up. Payments accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Discover, PayPal, Check, Cash

Inquiries and sign-up at (512) 340-0530, info@mindtechnology.com

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Take the 28 days to a Better Life Challenge

Read the new post titled: Take the 28 days to a Better Life Challenge for more detailed information.

In this class you will learn specific steps to take and by practicing it in 30 days you will alter your life. The path is clear. The steps to take are layed out. Now, just ask yourself if you are ready.

What is your desire for your life?

Desire is your chosen destiny. It is your internal fuel for achievement.

Do you spend a majority of your thinking time visualizing the problem or imagining the solution?

Living in the mind ‘energy channel’ of problem or solution is your choice to make.

Are you curious enough to learn to and then do something different?

Curiosity guides an open Mind to attract incredible new ideas to achieve your Desires.

Is your imagination trained well enough to show you the path to your dreams?

Through a trained imagination you lay out a mold into which your desires are created.

Did anyone ever tell you that you get to choose your thoughts and emotions? And did they say that this is the very power to change your life? Your power to change are the very faculties of mind over which only you have dominion and control.

Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith, The Secret, talks about the fact that everyone is designed to be a generator of his/her own life. You are not here to become so sensitized that you retreat from life. No. If that is what you are learning then find a new teacher. You are the generator of your life. Spend your time finding out how to generate your desires, thoughts, emotions and actions so that they are congruent to lead you where YOU desire to go in life.

I see this as the incredible fact that each person is a full and complete system in this life existing within the Quantum Intelligence that makes up life. Your system is guided by your continuous selection of thoughts, emotions and actions. The path unfolds following your effective use of imagination. You get to choose the thoughts you focus on. This leads to the feelings you experience. This helps you to build up enough energy through this mental focus to take action.

These are the steps to creating what you desire. This class will teach you the steps and how to’s for directing your life to go in the direction that makes you happy, fulfilled and rich.

In this 6 hours you will explore the definitive components that lie within you and the powerful attunements you can make in your own life so that you live a life of your own desires.

Sept 20 9 am to 3 pm
Contact Lamar L. Irwin, RScP, CSMI by email lamar@silvamethodclass.com or 512-340-0530

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Launch of The Empower Austin Project

I feel like I had a decently successful launch of The Empower Austin Project. I held 3 classes in three different public libraries in town. Both classes on Saturday in south and north Austin were about delivering study and test-taking skills along with energizing goals. Monday’s class at the Austin History Center focused on developing good decision-making skills and energizing goals. What a beautiful building that is.

There’s already been some results. One person said that for the first time her back pain went completely away… until she had a doubtful thought then it came back. She now has a tool to continue finding moments of painlessness. Another person had an ear become unstopped for the first time in days. It stopped back up a few hours later.

When I started planning to do two-hour classes mainly focused on experience I wondered how effective it would be at providing the environment for someone to have a positive and affirming experience of themselves. It seems like there’s some good results. AND it just proves the fact that each of us has an incredible power that lies dormant within just waiting for us to access it. By simply having three direct training experiences within two hours people experienced unleashing their potential. That tells me how easy it is for us to find our power.

I have such humility. I give reverence to Jose Silva, the man with the genius of passion driving him to create a complete educational system that specifically educates people with the tools to actually live life using more of their mind’s potential utilizing both hemispheres. Maybe we are approaching breaking the ten-percent estimation of how much potential humans generally use. Why wouldn’t anyone not want to be somewhat better than they are now; better as in effective, enriched, fulfilled.

Give your Mind clear and precise directions and it says ‘yes, master’. Well, maybe it just does what you command it to do. As an engineer I have done different computer programming along the way. This is how it appears to that happy engineer aspect.

Our Minds are biological and intelligent computers. The Mind always follows our instruction. We deliver our instructions to our Minds using visualization and imagination at a relaxed state of mind. That is The Key to unleashing your potential. The trick is to practice, hone and develop the use of visualization and imagination. That is what the Silva Method does. It becomes more expansive as the classes go along but in the beginning it is all about directing your own Mind. That then directs your life as you desire it to go.

If you are new to this concept then do this. Even if you are not new, do it and see if it works for you…

Find a relaxing place to sit, preferably not lie down.
If you find a sound helps you relax without distracting you then put some on.
Close your eyes.
Take a few deep breaths in, hold it for a second then exhale.
 Pay attention to the sensations of the air passing through as you breath.
Start counting down from 50 to 1 and every few numbers think to yourself that you’re going deeper.
Stay alert yet very relaxed simultaneously. This is relaxed focus.
Visualize out in space, in front of your eyes, an outcome you want in life. See yourself in the scene as if it is happening right now. Feel the feelings that go along with having this.

You can do this for a just a few minutes a day and you will begin to notice some changes.

Here’s an example. A friend’s daughter wanted to make more tips at her night job as a waitress on a weeknight. She said that normally she gets about $20 tips on a weeknight and she wanted to make $40. I told her to go find a place to relax and daydream. See herself actually receiving it and to feel it happening now. She did this for just a few minutes before work. She called me after her shift and she got $50. That probably took 3 minutes or so. I know in high school I would have loved to all of the sudden have another $30. That’s motivation, isn’t it?

Please report any outcomes.

Witness more of your world… Choose a new thought