Friday, October 23, 2009

stressful thoughts

Now this is a revolutionary way of thinking. You mean, I can choose whether to feel stress or not? Stress is not a real thing that exists, it's all made up in our heads? This is mind-blowingly, brain-openingly, empoweringly, freeing.

In the midst of a stressful thought (or stressful day, or stressful week), how can I choose to see the other side? Can I see and really get that I'm choosing the stress, and then decide to make a more empowered and balanced choice? What am I getting out of feeling stressed?

It's usually easier to fall back on old ways of being, even if they're not serving us anymore. I think seeing those patterns is the first step to changing them. Choosing new thoughts and new responses is scary, but wow, so exhilarating!

So, my intention for today: to be aware of the choice in each moment and situation and to make powerful choices. What's your intention today?

{Wayne Dyer's website is a wealth of information and inspiration. You can follow him on twitter, too! His tweets are very lovely.}

Have a fantastic weekend!!


  1. Its so perfect that you shared that today. This whole day I have been thinking about how my circumstances don't create emotional pain or stress - only my thoughts do. It is so empowering to finally get it and be able to live it each moment. I am happy that I have someone in my life who shares these understandings!

  2. to copy yours, everyday. enjoy your weekend, mrs. swift!

  3. I like his tweets too. For the past few days in the car I have been listening to Bryon Katie CD's- that is it exactly. It is so freeing. Now if I can only burn that into my brain... :)

  4. Absolutely wonderful! I posted a link to this on my blog :) Thanks for the words of wisdom!

  5. I just discovered this blog...I LOVE it!!!!
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    I'm tweeting about it right now :0)

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