Thoughts Are Things
30 tips in 30 days: #6.
Our beliefs about the nature of reality express the worldview or the mindmap we use to navigate our lives. Our beliefs shape our thoughts about the people, places, things, and situations in our daily lives. Our thoughts shape our physical, emotional, and spiritual feelings about these people, places, things, and situations. All our feelings shape our behavior, which produces or manifests the reality of our lives.
As we advance toward mindful self rule, if we can learn to govern our bodies, we can learn to govern our thoughts, too. To achieve this, let’s explore how the mind works and how to think clearly.
Our thoughts generally carry an emotional attitude or judgement. When I was younger, for example, every time I thought someone was seeing me as “wrong,” self loathing consumed me.
An emotion-laden thought causes the hypothalmus in our brain to produce and transmit a related amino acid peptide to the cellular receptors throughout the body. The next time we think that thought, the same emotional peptide goes out. Our cells learn to connect that thought to that feeling. As our cells divide and multiply, the coding is passed on to new cells. At a cellular level, we become conditioned to feeling a certain way whenever we think a certain thought. We can get uncontrollably addicted to these thoughts and feelings.
If you wish to help create a quantum shift into global consciousness on our planet, please share with others this excerpt from my book: GLOBAL SENSE: The 2012 Edition: A spiritual handbook on the nature of society and how to change the world by changing ourselves