Mind Control

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Our minds can tell us some pretty scary stories. Most of which there is NO actual evidence of, mind you, just general or very specific scary thoughts, stories or ideas. (As a mother, I know I’m not alone in wanting to wash my brain after flashes of ridiculous thoughts about the safety of my child.) They could stem from the news, a friend, the radio or maybe just bubbled up all by itself from our little brain. At some point we have to recognize these negative thoughts flowing from our minds are…. #1 – not who we are, #2 – not helping and #3 – not true.

Our brains are machines, pre-programmed to focus on and ferret out what is wrong in every situation. It’s as if our minds are a self-defense mechanism for our species. It served us well thousands upon thousands of years ago, but not so much today. No big deal. Just decide to begin seeing things from a different, lighter perspective, there is always a bright side. Set your intention to recognize when your mind is trying to “sell” you something and don’t buy in. Sure there are things out there we don’t like, but our attention to them only gives them energy, makes them bigger and more powerful. What you focus on expands.

Once you begin to grasp what this means, your life will change rapidly and easily.

When I observe people around me upset about what they are seeing in their own reality (everyone’s is different!) and talking about it being so bad, I wonder… What do you think is happening with each word that comes out of our mouths, speaking to the contrary of what we want?  I’ll tell you what’s happening, more and more of what you don’t want is being generated and “shipped out” to you for your experience, like you just placed your order on Amazon.com. It’s even free shipping! Yep, step right up folks and talk all you want about what you don’t want, don’t like, think is wrong and feel so strongly about and MAKE NO MISTAKE the universe will put more and more of that on your delivery truck. We live in a Law of Attraction based universe, whether you know or understand it or not. It WILL show up in your world. Trust me, I know. I also know it’s all too easy and feels too good to bitch, moan and complain about how things are wrong, wrong, wrong and this world is going to hell in a handbag! (Oh, and get someone on that bandwagon with us, that always feels better. ha.) Guess what, I’ve done it before myself. But, none of that changes anything.

What does change everything is letting go.

Let go of your attachment to all of your thoughts and everything you think. Stop worshiping at the alter of your negative thoughts. They don’t control you. YOU control them. Make the decision right now to stop being so romanced by negativity. Notice what you feel in your body when you’re focusing negatively on something. Soothe yourself and let that feeling pass. Now, focus on something more pleasing. If you can focus on what you want and it feels good, great! Do that. Or focus on your beautiful view, or awesome pet, or fun family, or great partner or exciting up coming adventure. Focus on something that feels good and makes you laugh and feel happy.

What you want is on it’s way to you. The larger part of who you are, knows exactly what you want and wants you to have it. And furthermore is doing all it can within the confines of your attitude to bring it to you. All you need to do is quit focusing so much on what’s wrong and start looking around at what is great about your life. There is plenty. This vast and wondrous universe that created us all to have our own individual personalities and desires is more than capable of creating the outcome you want. And you having the outcome you want doesn’t have to come at the expense of someone else. There is enough for everyone.

Rather than trying to make the world look exactly like you want it to, what if you concerned yourself, mainly, with how you feel? What if we went for happy and healthy, rather than “I have to be with this specific person, in this specific town, doing this work, specifically.” What would be the big tragedy if you actually went for happy before the relationship, job, house, etc? You can be. Just decide that you want to be happy and begin moving in that direction. If you need help, get it. This is your life! Enjoy it to the fullest.

So the next time your mind serves up a big heaping helping of fear/doom/gloom, pass.

14 responses

  1. Michelle Dobbins

    This is so true. When things in my life start going a way I don’t like, I’m always telling stories that aren’t what I want. Thanks for sharing the good news that reality shifts rapidly once you change your story about it.


    1. Crystal Nuding

      You are so welcome. Thank you!


  2. dmdobbins98

    Thanks for the reminder! I know when I don’t like what happening, its time to change my story about it. 🙂


    1. Crystal Nuding

      You’re welcome! Thank you!


  3. prewitt1970

    You are wonderful and so are your words.


    1. Crystal Nuding

      Thank you so much!


  4. Cathy Ulrich

    I remember hearing someone say “My mind is a scary neighborhood. I wouldn’t go down that street!” So true. Really great post, Crystal. So empowering to know we can just say no.


    1. Crystal Nuding

      Thanks Cathy!
      Much Love.


  5. apuginthekitchen

    Well put, so true. Sometimes we are prisoners of our own minds. Love reading your posts.


    1. Crystal Nuding

      Thank you! I’m loving yours as well.


  6. food4thoughtnyc

    I love this line: “Stop worshiping at the alter of your negative thoughts.” You’re absolutely right! I spend so much time being negative and I have to force myself to stop and to remember the good. Maybe everything isn’t where I want it to be right at this moment, but the one thing I can control is my attitude. Thanks for helping me remember that!


    1. Crystal Nuding

      You are very welcome. Life is so much better on the other side. 🙂 We don’t have to be hard on ourselves, just recognize what we’re doing, smile and focus in a better direction. Divine Mother Hugs to you for soothing, peace, ease and flow!


  7. Akanksha

    Here are some wonderful lines by “Ralph Martson” on “LETTING GO” that I would like to share here :

    Letting go

    Letting go of discouragement is no more difficult than holding on to it. And letting go is so much more empowering.

    It takes an enormous amount of time, energy and attention to remain bitter or angry or disillusioned. Let it go and move on ahead. Whatever has happened is a matter of history. Whatever is to come is a matter of choice.

    Now is when you make that choice. Now is when you can decide to stop giving your energy to what is past and start making the most of what will be.

    Freedom is much, much closer than you might think. Imagine being free of the things that hold you back. It takes so little effort to let them fall gently away from you. And be free to truly live.

    — Ralph Marston

    Read more: http://greatday.com/motivate/040402.html#ixzz2Ioznvd57


    1. Crystal Nuding

      I love this! Thank you!


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