Day 254, reason 254: Today I’m very grateful for this neck injury, as it’s given me time to think, reflect and work on a change of tactics.
Firstly, a big thank you to my assistant, (Mum), who is typing this for me today, as I can’t sit at the computer, but I am MUCH better than yesterday. Yippee!
This morning, I continued listening to the personal development audio book, Creating a Bug Free Mind, by Andy Shaw, when something he said grabbed my full attention. He was talking about how he calls The Law of Attraction, The Law of Creation, and how we already know how to create the things in life we desire, as we’ve done this many times in our lives before, for all sorts of different things.
The secret to creating what you desire right now, is to take yourself back to those times when you manifested what you wanted into your life, and figure out how you did it – what you were thinking and which actions you took to get there. So that’s what I’ve been using my time stuck in bed for today.
And I think I may have cracked the next part of the puzzle. You see, over the past twenty years of chronic illness, there have been times when I have been much healthier, and able to lead a normal(ish) life. Through thinking back over the past today, I’ve realised that the times when my health has improved, have been the times when I had a goal to aim for – something that I KNEW I would accomplish, no matter what.
For example, it took me 5 years to finish my 3 year university course, but, during this time, it never crossed my mind that I wouldn’t get my degree, and I didn’t doubt for one minute that I wouldn’t recover and be healthy enough to do it.
So, with this in mind, I have been working on a new goal. The goal I had been using, “I desire to be perfectly healthy” isn’t concrete enough, as it’s really hard to visualise perfect health in its absence.
Instead, I have been thinking of goals which aren’t health related at all, but for which I will need good health in order to achieve them. I haven’t quite come up with the perfect one yet; it’s still a work in progress, but I’ve really enjoyed the process and it’s completely taken my mind off the pain I’m in.
I’ll keep you posted.
111 days to go of The Pollyanna Plan
111 reasons to feel glad/happy/joyful to find
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