The Thought Meter
It would be so cool if there was a thought meter that would count how many thoughts we have throughout an entire day. To take it one step further, it would be even better if the meter would print out a report at the end of the day with two columns. Column one would be called “Negative Thoughts” and column two would be called “Positive Thoughts.” Then, under each column it would print out what those thoughts were. I have a feeling the “Negative Thought” column would have a lot more thoughts on it than the positive thought column!
When you stop to think about it, we’re always thinking about something. Are you usually thinking about questions like these: why “something” went wrong? why don’t I have enough of “something”? why did this happen? why did that happen? why didn’t he do what he said he would do? why am I still doing what I don’t want to do? I’m afraid of what my future holds, I’m worried about “something”, will I ever fall in love? and on and on and on?
With all these negative thoughts running through your head all day long, it’s no surprise that all these thoughts mentioned above (and others along those lines) are still what’s manifesting for you.
Changing Your Thoughts
The good news is that you can choose to take control of your thoughts little by little, day by day, thought by thought.
One way to do this is that when you find yourself thinking a negative thought, literally ask yourself “what do I want?” Once you know what you want (which is usually the opposite of the negative thought you were thinking) and you start focusing on what you want, then eventually what you want will become what is. The trick is that you have to practice asking yourself that question “What do I want?” over and over.
Eventually, with practice, more and more of your thoughts will be about what you want, instead of what you don’t want. Oh what a joyous day that will be. If there really was a Thought Meter, wouldn’t it be wonderful if eventually the positive thought side was much greater than the negative thought side?
It sounds easy enough, but will you really do it? I hope so!