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Originally posted by hhcore
If someone knows how to reprogram yourself, please, enlighten me/us.
Originally posted by Caggy
I've had this questions sitting on my brain for too long, and I'd love to share this with you all...
Last week, everything started to go downhill again. It has been like that since i was a child anyway but it's not something you can call "pleasant". My "success rate" varies... from bad (that's my "normal") to awful (the max level), and I don't see anybody who have had this "waves" for this much time.
I suddenly started to wonder "why" all of this happens.
What determines people's level of success? I know people who seems to have a shining star over their heads, people that didn't had any possibility of being successful on life but they are. And others who can't be successful in anything or have a lot of trouble to get over some situations that aren't that difficult
I'm not comfortable with the word "luck", because I really don't know if believe on it or not, but sometimes it seems to be the keyword for this.
And if that's real... Is it determined by karma? Sometimes I really wonder why I have to surpass this large amount of obstacles to reach my goals, don't reaching it in the majority of cases. I have been pushing myself too hard to "win the race", if you want to call it like that, but there's like an invisible wall between me and that goals almost the 70% of times.
What did I do to have that wall here? Was I a murderer... or a very important person and I need to taste failure? Or maybe that time, when i was a kid, and I said to a classmate that I was more intelligent than her is paying itself? Those "3 times back" does really exist? (when you do something it will return to you 3 times, i don't know if there's a better translation of this) I'm really not a bad person in this life and my goals aren't that "unreachable".
Is "luck" a valid therm? "You make your own luck"?. I've lost the count of how many times I've heard that in the last years when I complain about not getting the results I want even when I've cried and bleed to get them. I try to be positive, do things well, be responsible (even when that's SO hard for me), and make every effort needed to reach my goals, but no, there's always a "but..." here. In a time it was my health, now it's money, other times is just that, time, or lack of abilities that need to be learned from 0....
Bad karma, bad luck... or just a predestination of being a failure on the matrix?
And then appears another concept: fate.
Are we predestined to be what we are? As I heard on a tv series one time.... did we have our place on earth designed before we born? Are we able to change that with our own will?
Then the "you make your own luck" comes again...
that's the "big picture" of what's going on my head lately, I hope it's clear (I'm so taking formal english classes soon). I wish we can discuss this (politely, please)
[edit on 22-11-2009 by Caggy]
Originally posted by unityemissions
I deny luck, fate & coincidence. What I do think is that people can become more aware through meditation and focus. This increased awareness can seem to be as an increase in luck. Many people consider me to be lucky. I just realize that my awareness and intuitions flourish when I'm calm and focused. Some would say this is merely perspective, but the difference is belief. That's a pretty big difference, IMO.