Posts Tagged ‘Grateful’

Believe your dreams are CERTAIN and they will be.

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What would you do if you knew your dreams were certain?

Done. Created. In existence. Coming. Sorted. Given.

What would you do? How would you feel? How would you BE?

You would relax. You would chill out. You would feel calm.You wouldn’t worry about whether what you desire will happen or not. You wouldn’t be concerned with how or when or where all you want would come from.. You would just feel sure. And excited. You would rest in the knowledge that all your dreams are DONE. 

You would talk and think about whats coming because it feels fun and exciting to do so. You wouldn’t do it in order to MAKE what you want happen. You would just let yourself feel good in thinking about what is a SURE thing. You would focus on it because it feels great to do so.

You would enjoy your moment here and now. You would appreciate and take pleasure in the parts of your life that you currently feel positive about. You would accept the things that you feel more negatively about. Knowing that it is all part of the journey. Knowing that this is temporary and changing. You would let yourself love your life as it was. Because you might as well. It’s where you are. You know it’s going to change into more and more of how you desire it to be, so there is no need to feel impatient or resentful or worried about how things are. You might as well feel good. NOW. 

You would do more of what feels enjoyable to you. You wouldn’t worry if what you do will lead to anything worthwhile because you KNOW what you want is coming, you don’t have to evaluate each and everything you do for what result it ‘ought to create. You would do things for the joy of them. For the thrill of them. For the fun of it.

You wouldn’t let anyone convince you that your dreams aren’t real or possible. You wouldn’t let how things look or what others have experienced impact on what you KNOW is created and coming for you. You would feel certain and sure. You would simply listen (or not) to what they have to say then promptly ignore their input and re connect with YOUR inner belief and knowing. You would put your blinders on and focus on your own path. You own creation.

Well, your dreams ARE certain. Done. Created. In existence. Coming. Sorted. Given.

You CAN feel that way if you choose to. You can live your life from a place of that knowing. And the cool thing is, when you do feel sure, relaxed, do things for the fun of it, focus on your own path, trust and chill, you are in the state of being that ALLOWS all that you desire to flow into your life. 

Being in that knowing, sure, excited, eager, appreciative, good feeling vibration is what lets all that you have created on an energetic level, show up in your life at just the right time.

Choosing to feel that about your dream life is HOW you MANIFEST your dream life.

And you can practice feeling that way today.

  • You could write a list of what you appreciate about your here and now.
  • When a worried thought comes up, you could notice and say to yourself, “I don’t have to worry about this right now. I can choose to think about ANYTHING I want. And I choose  to think about how nice my breakfast was today (insert any other easy, playful, nice subject)”
  • You could write a list of what feels fun things that you could experience in your life. Not to MAKE them happen, but just for the good feeling of pondering them.
  • You could say gentle things to yourself in your head like “this is just temporary” or “Everything is working out” or “I am doing OK, things are flowing and changing”

You could do any number of things that help YOU feel how it feels to know all you desire is known, created and being delivered. 

And these steps may seem simple (and they are). This stuff IS simple. And it is powerful. YOU are powerful. Your power is in the ENERGY you bring. In the emotional state you cultivate.

For when you choose and create the belief that all you desire is done and coming,

All you desire can come AND you get to enjoy where you right now, as it does. 

Much love,

Hannah May x

When it’s no good being grateful

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I had a conversation with a friend today and she was describing how something in her life wasn’t going well and people would say to her;

But at least you are healthy.

Or

You can be thankful that you live in such a great house.

And those things are true. And wonderful. And ARE something to appreciate.

But when you are feeling afraid or helpless or worried or powerless,

Having someone tell you that you ought to be be grateful,

can feel dam well annoying.

That goes for trying to appreciate on your own too.

It can make you feel WORSE because a now you feel bad for not being thankful enough.

Or you end up putting a fake happy mask over the dread and anxiety you are ACTUALLY feeling.

In those situations,
trying to be grateful is doing no good.

The whole point of being thankful is to elicit within you a FEELING of appreciation.

If the opposite is happening, you are better off not writing your ‘3 things for which you are grateful’ list.

Sure, when you are feeling more neutral or in a more positive mind space, appreciation is awesome! And I can’t recommend it highly enough.

That’s because when you are in a more positive mood, it’s not such a big jump to CREATE the feeling of appreciation .

But going from powerlessness and worry… is too large a leap.

What to do instead?

Aim for feeling SLIGHTLY better.

Not all the way in love with life and brimming with gratitude.

Just slightly shift your focus onto a thought that feels a little more calming. A bit more broad. A touch more gentle.

‘I am doing OK. Not great, but OK’

‘This is tough but tough can get easier in time’

‘Breathe. Take in a breath. That’s all I need to do right now’

‘I don’t need to fix this all at once.’

You will know you have found a more helpful thought when thinking about it makes want to breathe a little sigh of relief. When you feel your shoulder relax a little. When you feel the worry lines on your forehead soften a smidgen.

Then keep doing that.

Choose a slightly improved thought.

Let yourself notice and acknowledge that you were able to every so gently shift the feeling within you.

Do that, and you are on your way to effortless, great-feeling, overflowing states of appreciation.

And that ALWAYS feels good.

5 Tips for a Powerful Gratitude Practice

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We have all heard about the power of gratitude.

It makes you happier.

It makes you healthier.

It makes our lives more satisfying and fulfilling.

And because what you focus on expands, being grateful for the good in your life brings more to be grateful for.

So, if you want to start a gratitude practice that WORKS

Or if you have done gratitude exercises before and found that it didn’t do all that much for you or they felt a bit forced or fake,

Then these 5 tips to creating a powerful, effective and gratifying gratitude practice are for you: (more…)