How many times have you said something out loud and then later wished that you could take back what you had just said? There have been times in the past that I have come to the realization that "I really didn't mean what I said." Have you ever had that happen to you?
One of my practices today is to watch the thoughts that cross my mind. It has been a surprising discovery for me to come to understand that many of the thoughts that have crossed my mind are not mine. They are thoughts that I have inherited from the situation that I was spending time in or from the environment that I was raised in.
This realization that I am not my thoughts and that I actually get to choose what thoughts I allow in my life has given me such relief and a new sense of freedom. "Ah, I'm not my thoughts, and I get to choose if I want to act from what I am thinking or not." A whole new world of possibilities has opened up for me.
Have you ever had the...
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The credit card machine was prompting me to input the phone number so I could get our family rewards points credited to our account. l was in the process of paying at the office supply store and I have entered this number many times at this store. No problem, easy peasy! However on this day I could not for the life of me, remember the number that we use on this particular account. My mind went totally blank! Have you every had the same experience where someone ask you something you know by heart and your mind goes blank?
I have to admit I was feeling bit embarrassed. What was going on? I know, I know this phone number! Maybe, I stayed up a little to late reading my book. The lady who was working at the cash register was so kind. She said, "I totally know how you feel. I now keep a book in my car with all my important phone numbers written down. My cell...
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