My Master Key Experience 2020/21: Year 2, Week 7
I used to think I was pretty positive until I looked into it further.
It is interesting what you find out, when you search and keep asking questions in the pursuit of knowledge.
I have always tried to look at the positive side of things even while going through a lot of negative and challenging situations in my life, but then in November 2019 I practised the 7 Day Mental Diet and didn’t realise how negative I actually was.
Anyway that’s OK, because it turns out it’s not my fault. And if you find yourself being negative sometimes, it’s not your fault either.
So, when you put this together with total forgiveness (of everyone, for everything and that includes yourself) and practice the ability to be the observer of all situations without judging, it makes life a hell of a lot easier.
I remember doing the seven day mental diet for the first time last year, where we have to be an observer of our thoughts and feelings and whenever we come up with a negative thought or feeling, we have to start all over again until we can do it seven days in a row without a negative thought. We do it again this week – Bring It On!
It can be pretty challenging when we’re negative by nature. We have a predisposition to react negatively (in a protective way) that goes back thousands and thousands of years, so it is not our fault.
But what a brilliant practise it is. And when you throw in having no opinions also, it is so calming.
And when we remember that when thoughts that fire together, wire together and we do a bit of hard mental labour practicing these habits over and over again, we can actually set ourselves up by creating a positive mental bias instead.
Is that awesome or what?