What is the secret to great success? Well, I know it – and I will share it with you and luckily, it’s very simple.
In my experience all the successful people I know have just one thing in common – the ability to think positively and believe in their success. These people did not just want success, the embodied it – believing they were already successful, never doubting their ability to achieve their dreams: they could see what it looked like, what it felt like and it came easily to them.
So was there anything else? Brilliant business acumen? Remarkable intelligence? Fantastic creative ability? No, actually all the successful people I know couldn’t be more different – apart from their vision, thoughts and beliefs.
Meta-Physicists will explain this by the law of attraction, whereby energy attracts like energy – so when we are feeling positive, positive things happen; and of course, when we are feeling negative, negative things happen. In fact, wherever we focus our energy, more energy happens. Therefore, we are completely in control of what happens to us just by the mood that we are in and how we choose to think.
So this made me think about my life and how my thoughts affected what has happened to me so far and actually I realised there was a massively strong correlation between my thought processes and feelings to my events.
Whilst I would like to think of myself as naturally a glass half full person but in reality I know that I have spent much of my life moaning about the weather, my job, not having enough money… the list goes on. I also have periods of feeling generally shitty, a bit down and becoming susceptible to colds. When I reflect on this I believe my mind really does affect how I feel: when I am feeling positive about things, I feel I can conquer anything and I stay well; when I see the negative in things, I feel down and my immune system breaks down. Furthermore, I have previously held limiting beliefs for example, that I could achieve anything if I worked hard enough. On the face of it, this may not sound limiting but this belief has often meant that achievement has been a struggle – but I would get there through lots of hard work! I have also held negative beliefs around money due to relationships where I have been relied upon to fund everything, leaving me resentful of money and not wishing for money to come easily as I felt that it would be taken away again. And yet, when I have really believed that I am deserving of something and focused on it, it would come easily.
So now I choose to be happy, I choose to be grateful. I also choose to have positive thinking: it’s great to be happy; to have a healthy body that serves me well; to have a wonderful family and be deserving of all these great things that are happening to me. And I now believe that I am lucky and deserving to be a lottery winner – because you never know…
If you focus on what you want, magic will happen!