This post is a response to a comment left by a reader on my previous post. I have placed the reader’s comments in this colour, my observations in blue below:
First off, I’d like to validate what you are saying. I understand the point of view, situation and emotional state you are coming from. My observations and comments are conveyed with empathy and respect.
Okay seriously, how am I supposed to stay positive and project positivity when everything is absolutely wrong?
It is important to stop judging ‘everything’ as wrong. Circumstances are what they are and hold a completely neutral energy; your judgement of them being wrong (filtered through your belief system) makes them so.
Ask yourself why are they wrong? Because they don’t measure up to others whom you compare yourself with? Because society, especially media tells you so? Let your measure for success simply be if you feel good at the end of the day about you as a person.
I can stare at a flower for hours and think about how pretty it is, okay, but that doesn’t change the fact that:
a) I’m getting evicted
The universe is expressing your desire to move, shift, change, release. Your soul knows there is expansion potential in this
It’s only stuff, you are not your stuff, they are not your identity, you don’t need it to be you
“Friends” are not responsible for his wellbeing
f) I’m living with someone who absolutely cannot handle stress
Each individual is accountable for how they choose to deal with stress
g) I’m unemployed and haven’t found a job in 3 years
What energy is your job-search grounded in?
h) I started a business that has made me only $40 in three months
A reflection of your current state of being
i) I haven’t had a sale in over a month and a half, despite advertising and high quality products
As above. Your energy does not match that of abundance/prosperity nor your buyers
j) My relationship is ****ed up
Your partner is your mirror. What is he reflecting back at you that you dislike or disown in yourself?
k) There is pretty much nothing I can do about this shitty situation
l) I can’t be happy while all of this is going on
All of these circumstances have been brought about by your internal state and manifested by you on the physical plane as a message to yourself. The desire for better and more is stimulated so you choose to take the necessary steps to create better and more.The thread of my previous post was about finding one tiny thing about you and your life that you can revel in appreciation for. Yes you may find beauty in Nature, however the flower you opted to use as your example is external to you. Happiness does not reside outside of you.
Look at your list above, can you see how much energy you are expending on all those circumstances, further fuelling their existence? How much attention do you pay to them each day? Do they dominate your thoughts until you feel like a dog chasing its tail?
It is clear in point k) that you are disempowering yourself. You can choose to let go and focus your energy elsewhere ~ looking ahead at what you want to create next.
Regarding point l) you may not be able to prevent what is occurring now but you can certainly choose to be happy regardless. You do not need things to be in place before you can be happy. You can set intentions for what comes next ~ a blank canvas for you to embellish.
You are the vessel your life flows through. You are Spirit. You are never alone (point d), Spirit/ the universe/ quantum particles whatever your preference is always there waiting for your instruction.
What have the essence of your instructions been thus far? Panic. Anger. Fear. Unhappy. If you had a neon sign flashing above your head, which word would best describe your default? The words may be ‘positive’ but the substance underlying them is incongruent.
Ask and you shall receive. If your instructions stem from denser vibrations panic, fear, desperation, frustration etcetera you will receive more circumstances that match that tone.
I see you have no health ailments on your list. That is a huge area to appreciate the heck out of. You can have all the money in the world but with ill-health it won’t be able to fully enjoy it.
Despite your positive thoughts there is nothing substantial fuelling them and so they are empty and lack enough potency to manifest. Like a candle sputtering in the wind. You want a light house beam or a flare that lights up the sky!
As I mentioned in this week’s Magick Instigator, your foundation, that is the root of what you are wanting matters. I don’t know your specific personal details but from what I have heard this goes back to your family and childhood. Go deeper into how you really feel about your thoughts. Do you give them any weight? Are the seeds planted in soil laced with desperation, fear, anger and lack?
Positive thinking alone is only utilising the realm of Air. What about Earth, Water and Fire? The elements work in tandem with each other. I wouldn’t be surprised if you were feeling exhausted and burnt out because you think you are taking action when you are just mentally pushing, fighting and struggling.
In truth, it is necessary to find your inner core which is your power centre that serves as a place of calm and balance amidst the storm. Manifesting isn’t difficult ~ you have manifested everything in your life thus far in accordance with your frequency. Keeping yourself stuck in your current mindset requires as much effort as changing so why not put that energy into changing your vibe?
You are powerful beyond measure, but feeling good now (just tiny spurts) is key to lifting your vibration to match those things you desire. Really feel it, awaken the goodness in your soul and let it swirl throughout your being. Even if it means becoming ecstatic about having all your toes! Gradually it will become easier and easier to take joy in simple things and that sensation will continue to expand.
Settle the emotional turmoil and intrusive thoughts which you are allowing to dictate your behaviour through an honest, neutral self appraisal (no need to berate yourself). Quieten that noise which prevents you from allowing and perceiving any number of possibilities that present to you when you ask from your power centre.
Seriously I could focus on the positives I like, but they’re so minor and insignificant in comparison to all this shit that’s been basically going on my whole life, that there is absolutely NO way I can ever be coming from a place of abundance, happiness, and overflowing whatever the hell that I’m supposed to be to manifest anything good. I started my business feeling extremely optimistic, positive, and like it was gonna be my ticket to success, and I’ve barely sold anything. I find it pretty much impossible to believe that positivity is actually going to solve any of my life problems, or make them stop coming…
As I mentioned in my previous post, what you focus on expands and when you focus on something you deem good even a little each day consistently it becomes habit and soon your thought process will switch from emphasising what doesn’t serve you to what does.
Your business is a reflection of your current vibration. Cultivate your inner harmony first and then gradually bring your intentions to your business as an entity you gave life to.
One small step each day toward crafting your energy adds up. It is something which can be learnt. Much like what you have learnt from childhood to date that is disempowering can be unlearnt.
I love these thoughts and ideals that you have, but I think they’re only realistically applicable to people who have money… who have a foundation in their life that brings them constant stability and happiness… not people like me who have been poor and often hungry their whole life, desperately hoping for some way out.
People who have stable cause for happiness chose to be happy before they had these things. The things didn’t make them happy. They also felt rich first and then became rich. The ideals are just that, ideals and they took ownership of them and put them into practice to create what is in alignment with their frequency. Only happy breeds more happy. Nothing else. Things don’t just happen to you. You create them, subconsciously or consciously.
I’m sorry to litter your blog with this comment, but I’m so fed up and desperate right now I feel like I have to complain everywhere possible, so that maybe someday someone will be able to give me the solution to all of my problems…
Frustration and desperation are not vibrational matches for what you want to create for yourself. To move into vibrational alignment it takes, conviction, determination and yes practice ~ with small steps at a time.
Complaining is simply expressing dissatisfaction with the status quo. Dwelling on it will only create more of what is. Direct your energy toward what can be.
Only you can give yourself the solutions to your problems. Nobody can simply hand you a solution. You can receive guidance but what you do with it and how you apply it is solely at your discretion and thus the results are too.
*I Am Witch. When dissatisfied with the status quo I recraft my energy.*
Own it. You know you want to.
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