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Originally posted by Staafke
A thread to look forward too! S&F as kudos!
I'm willing to participate in providing my experience as I've reached yet another crossroad in my life. So this thread is right on time for that extra encouragement & through that, hopefully, an encouragement for others.
The past few months I've made radical changes in lifestyle. I've been smoking pot for 7 straight years, since July, I've quit that. I've also quit drinking for the last couple of months, not even touching a beer! These are things I never imagined possible but I've come so far anyway and I'm very proud about these accomplishments. I'm also not ashamed to write this all down. I think being honest to the world about it is an important factor in overcoming these addictions, so don't judge! My next step will be to quit smoking tobacco.
All these things have kept me from reaching my true potential. And that potential and acknowledging it is what finally helped me to overcome all these bad things. You don't have to change your ways for others, you have to do it for yourself. Only then can you mean something more for others. Because if you don't put energy in your own life first, you won't be able to bring anything positive in other people's lives. Sure, you can do it, but you won't be able to maintain it on the long term (I've been there, sadly). I am now on the verge of finding a new job. Once I manage that I'll be able to once again support my life-standard, live healthy & with that renewed energy develop my musical talent in playing classical piano, composing music & all those things I truly love but neglected and nearly destroyed by abusing above mentioned substances.
So all in all, what I'm trying to say is that I've been working on altering my own reality since the past half year and slowly building a new life for myself. The amount of energy I feel lately is overwhelming and a joy to experience again. For years I was caught in a web, seemingly unable to get out. Until I realised I created that web. I altered my reality into a pile of junk. And now I'm on the verge of altering it into a piece of heaven
I'm keeping an eye on this thread and looking forward to part two. Peace to everyone.
Originally posted by TechUnique
Creating your own reality: Part 1: General Philosophy
The way we think and process emotions is the next major step in creating our own realities. We all share the same reality and experience it conjunctively but we all have our own 'account of reality'. It is fine tuning this own sense of reality much like we did as we were growing up that empowers us in day to day life.
The problem is that as we get older it gets harder and harder to fine tune this machine. On top of that there are certain powers that do not want you to manipulate your own reality for personal gain but would rather take matters into their own hands and manipulate YOUR reality to make money.
Originally posted by Screwed
Not trying to be rude or "negative" at all but, it seems you just said A WHOLE LOT without saying much of anything at all.
I am really trying to figure out what you're trying to get across here that can't be said in a single sentence.
"You can alter/change your reality"
Fine point but worthy of an entire thread?
I would agree with you but the trick is actually going about it and seeing the results within your lifetime.
Maybe "Part Two" will be the answer to all my questions.