People often ask me a very understandable question as they tell new stories to align their beliefs with their desires: “How can I tell myself new, better-feeling stories about something I desire when, the plain fact is, that thing I desire isn’t there?” (Click that link to Tweet it)
Wanna Go for a Jog? Don’t Forget to Stretch Afterward
Imagine you’ve just gone on a vigorous jog. Stretching in your driveway, after your run, you bend over and touch your toes. The sweat falling from your forehead forms small puddles on the pavement.
Did your stretching cause that sweat? Of course not. That sweat isn’t from your current activity (stretching), it is a result of your previous activity (a vigorous jog).
Your material reality works this way too. Your current physical manifestations are not the results of your current beliefs and expectations, they are the results of your previous ones. (Click that Link to Tweet it) Your expectations are like a rock you throw into a pond; your current manifestations are the ripples from rocks you’ve thrown previously.
The Fallacy of Thinking Your Stretching Produces the Sweat
Yet, if you are like many people, you are making the mistake of defining yourself through your current manifestations. You look at the ripples from your previously thrown rocks and say, “This is who, and what, I am.”
For example, you see an empty bank account and say, “I am poor.” You see extra weight when you look in the mirror and you say, “I am fat.” You see an empty spot next to you in bed and you say, “I am alone.”
You don’t have to do this to yourself.
Those statements not only reinforce beliefs which keep you separated from your desires, they are also akin to looking at your sweat puddles and saying, “I am sweating because I am stretching.”
What is the alternative? What is a different story you can tell yourself which will not only reflect the way you manifest your material reality, but also helps you build new belief aligned with your desires?
A Different Story to Tell When What You Desire Just Ain’t There Yet
“I may see an empty bank account right now and I am not pleased by that. But I also know that my empty account is merely a result of my previous beliefs and expectations about financial abundance. I am improving those beliefs and expectations so I can expect that, in the future, my bank account will look more like I desire it to. And I can also decide not to define my state of being, who I am, based upon my current manifestation (or lack thereof) of financial abundance.”
In other words, “I am not poor – that is not ‘who I am’. I am merely experiencing poverty in this moment.” (Click that link to Tweet it)
Try that type of story today and see the amazing difference it makes.
And stay tuned to this blog for more tips and techniques for using quantum physics to align your life with your desires…