Thursday, March 8, 2018

Words of Mouth: What Are You Affirming?

By Richard Kent Matthews - Coach | Author | Speaker

Gold is more than just shiny metal, you know!

Are the usual 'prosperity affirmations' just so much fluff? 

Books by the hundreds, maybe thousands, tell you how to get what you want, manifest this and that, create overflowing abundance, grab the gold, strike it rich, healing your body, mind, and spirit. Some are pretty good, too.

I've read nearly all of them over the past 35 years or so. Have they helped? You damn right they have. But not in the way you might expect.

After all the reading, researching, practicing, meditating, levitating, migrating, and aggravating, I came to the realization that I was making it way too difficult. So, I dumbed it all down for myself and that's when some good change, some not-so-scary or overwhelming change began to slowly ooze into my experience. I share with you here how I made it all happen.

Healthy TIPS for Manifestation

‘Everything we do is driven by the desire to feel a certain way.’ Danielle Laporte, The Desire Map

So, first thing, how do you want to feel?

‘Affirmations are like screaming that you’re okay in order to overcome this whisper that you’re not. That’s a big contrast to actually uncovering the whisper, realizing that it’s a passing memory, and moving closer to all those fears and all those edgy feelings that maybe you’re not okay. Well, no big deal. None of us is okay and all of us are fine. It’s not just one way. We are walking, talking paradoxes.’ Pema Chödron, Start Where You Are

Second thing, accept you may not yet really know how you want to feel exactly, and honor how you're actually feeling, right now, in this moment. Then...