As I flash back seven months ago to the person I was, then look at the person I am now, it is amazing to see the change. I’m the same person on the outside, but have gone through a transformation within. I discovered my child- like inquisitiveness. I reclaimed the ability to control my thoughts and to determine for myself how any experience is to affect me. I began looking at my desires and giving myself permission to pursue my dreams; to substitute definite principles for uncertainties like distrust, fear, and a lack of believing in myself and my talents. How did this change occur? I would say it is a process which evolved through these seven skills: (1) writing blogs, (2) learning about the subconscious & conscious minds, (3) how thoughts are the foundation to any inspirations, (4) writing my first Definite Major Purpose (DMP), (5)the gems from the book called “The Greatest Salesman in the World”, (6) learning how to tweet, and (7) the importance of mediation or a time of silence. I will briefly share my memories in hopes that it might inspire, motivate and encourage you to continuing your journey of life no matter what lovely age you are.
Blog writing was a new experience; learning how to set up the parameters, figure out what to write, cutting and pasting the document, along with adding pictures when appropriate. Blog writing became a little easier each week and it soon became part of my weekly routine.
The second skill was learning about the conscious, or objective mind, along with the subconscious or subjective mind, which gave me a clearer picture of my thinking process. The conscious mind is reasoning will. It processes at a slow pace. It can suggest either truth or error. It guards the subconscious mind from false impressions and negative forces that become destructive influences. The subconscious seizes information by intuition. Its process is rapid and never slows down to sleep, any more than your heart. The subconscious mind is the seat of our principles and our aspirations.
The third skill was developing my thoughts and realizing their potential in creativeness along with action. If your thought is constructive and harmonious then the result will be beneficial and successful. In order for your thought to be manifested, the first step is idealization. It is designing a plan by picturing your desires, your wants, and every detail needed to get the plan accomplished. Then comes the process of visualization. You add to the picture that you created by more and more specific details, more thoughts that will lead to action, and action that will develop methods, which will take concrete form.
An example of this process was my 4th skill of learning how to write a Definite Major Purpose (DMP). I literally had no clue what to write, but as I went through the steps, thoughts became clearer, and my DMP was born. My DMP had to be revised three times before it took on its final state and was ready for the subconscious to become aware of my desires and my inner adjustments.
The fifth skill that I had to acquire was the application of the scrolls found in the “Greatest Salesman in the World”. The scrolls that made the most impacted on me were: “I greet this day with love in my heart”, “I persist until I succeed”, “I am nature’s greatest miracle”, “I live this day as if it is my last”, and “Today I shall be a master of my emotions”. All of these scrolls encouraged me to realize how special I am, how each day is paramount, and not to be wasted. Also how mastering your mood through positive actions gives you control over your destiny.
The sixth skill was moving more into technology by learning how to “tweet”. It is enjoyable to do and is another way to make yourself known in the universe.
The last skill taught me the prominence of mediation and silence. Being able to spend fifteen to thirty minutes by yourself, no distractions, excluding all thoughts except the ones which are associated with your purpose was enhancing in itself. This experience brings such clarity, peace, and direction for the path that you are to follow. Expanding the time for a longer silence gave me a chance to do some spring cleaning and refurbished my mind with powerful insight.
These memories are skills which are the beginning of my new blueprint, my new thought process, my new way of creating my desires and destiny. It’s a life-long journey with all sorts of adventure. For after all, the best thing about memories is making them.