What is the difference between those who attempt a new habit, such as a regular exercise or healthy eating regime - and come unstuck part way through...
...and those who carry on and achieve their goals?
I truly believe that our thinking is the number one reason - it's the starting point. Our thought-life is the main thing that we need to work on when it comes to us hitting our goals.
The right thinking leads to the right actions, which leads to the right results.
The mind is so powerful, that controlling it is literally the most important part of our health and fitness.
You can have all the information and resources in the world at your finger tips - but most of it is pretty useless if your mindset is not in the right place.
Changing our thinking doesn't need to be a huge overhaul to make a difference either. We can create tiny shifts that lead us in whole different direction over time.
So, how do we do this?
This article series on Thinking offers 3 Powerful Strategies
The first strategy is to:
Change Your Focus
In order to create more empowering thinking, it helps to remember that...
What you focus on, grows.
The law of attraction is the name given to the maxim "like attracts like".
According to the law of attraction, what you focus on can have an intense impact on what happens to you.
I have seen this outplay in my own life and many others people's lives.
In many cases, when someone visualises clearly what they want to achieve and focuses on that intently, they set in motion - through the law of attraction - a chain of events that eventually culminates in the materialisation of that vision.
To achieve our goals, it's SO important to keep our thoughts focused on what we want. We will then start attracting ideas, resources and opportunities.
This happens because of our filters - we start 'filtering' out the things that don't help us and 'filtering in' the things that do.
This process often happens almost completely unconsciously once we have a clear vision for what we want.
If we focus on what we want CONSISTENTLY - over and over again to carve a new pathway, as well as INTENSELY - especially with lots of emotion, we often find that thing coming to us, much like a magnet.
On the flip side, if we focus consistently and intensely on what we DON'T want, we also tend to get more of what we don't want.
The 2 main keys to note are:
Our unconscious mind is not impressed by wishy washy 'wants or hopes'.
It's attracted to clear and definite commands and if this is coupled with emotions such as certainty, trust and belief, it will respond accordingly in our favour.
For example, instead of saying:
"I might get up in the morning and go for a run"
"I'll try and eat better tomorrow"...
...show your brain that you're serious.
"I'm DOING it, no matter WHAT!"
"I'm totally COMMITTED!"....
...said with conviction and certainty, will make your mind's 'ears prick up' so to speak - and you're much more likely to get the thing done.
When it comes to the law of attraction, what often happens first is that we start attracting like thoughts - and they can snowball into an enormous ball of energy that is unstoppable!
Stay tuned for Part 2 of this article... coming soon!
Want more like this?
If you'd like to know more about how to use your mind to achieve your health and fitness goals, register now for my upcoming free, live, online:
MIND BODY FREEDOM webinar
on Wednesday, the 2nd of November, 2016.
I hope you can join us!