Rewiring your Brain: Neuropathways
Different experiences and choices create new neural pathways. Repeating those decisions and experiences makes the neural pathways stronger.
Happy Thanksgiving! I am grateful you are an important part of our growth. Just knowing you are reading this newsletter today makes me happy. This week I want to focus on Gratitude and how shifting your vibration to an attitude of gratitude can radically transform your experience of life. The energy and power of gratitude can change so many things around you. It all starts with your mindset and perception. Different experiences and choices create new neural pathways. Repeating those decisions and experiences makes the neural pathways stronger.
Question your social climate, and be actively working to create positive, stimulating conversations and relationships. We need to spend more and more of our time focusing on the positive and being present. It can change your whole life to be out of your comfort zone for just a few minutes at a time.
So, what makes up what we are and what we say?
The answer is Spirit.
Spirit is ALL we are, not just your physical self. Spirit is in your thoughts. And is constantly working for you. What happens when we repeatedly think negative things? We attract problems or bad attitudes. If we can attract problems by thinking negatively, why don’t we reverse it? Why don’t we spend more time thinking of what we want and attracting those things?
How far can positive thinking lead you? Many studies over the past decade have found that people who consciously count their blessings tend to be happier and less depressed. Another study shows how the vibration of gratitude can literally remove stress from your nervous system and erase anxiety and depression. It is a skill and practice that is developed over time, and the transformation is gradually shown over time.
My suggestion to you this week is to take a silent moment with a cup of tea and a journal. Nothing fancy, but something to write on, and make a list of things you are grateful for. Really take stock of all the good things you have going on in your life. If this is something that brings you ease, try adding this exercise to your morning routine.
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