Withdraw from battles you no-longer want to participate

“Our minds are capable of far more than we believe.” ~Keith Barry.

You’ve got the power to manipulate your own mind, all you have to do is use it. What I mean by that sentence is, if you withdraw your attention from the things you don’t want to see in your life, they will disappear from your life.

Keith, himself had to use his unique talent a few years ago to self-hypnotize himself in order to save his legs from being amputated after a very serious car crash.

Not everybody will find themselves in a situation like that, however, everybody will have experience a toothache at some point in their life. The same process can be used to take some of the pain away.

When you have a toothache, all that’s going through your thoughts is that tooth, and the pain it’s inflicting on you. Your mind is completely ignoring the other 99.8 percent of your healthy body. If you change that thought process by concentrate on your breathing and then focusing on your hands and feet which are healthy, the pain in your tooth will diminish.

That will work on the tooth until you go to the dentist and he fixes the tooth permanently.

That’s how the process works on real pain. Now, imagine using that process on imagined pain, like the kind of pain you feel when your ego has been insulted by a stranger or somebody who’s supposed to be your friend.

Instead of focusing all your energy on the insult, (the 0000.00001% of your life-experience) concentrate on all the times you weren’t insulted, or when you’ve received compliments. Remember, you have as much control over your own thoughts as you believe you have.

Imagined pain can be as detrimental as real pain, and some people will have to go to a psychiatrist to find a cure, however, if they can train their minds to focus on the good things in their life, that imagined pain, if it’s noticed at all, is always short-lived.

If you don’t control your mind, someone else will.

Stay safe wherever you are.

About BrendanDunne

You're responsible for your life, past, present and future. Just remember, you can only change one of them.
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