Do you want the secret of life? It’s only one sentence.
Can it be that easy? Well, easy is an attitude, not a process. Yes, it can be that easy.
It’s more about your attitude than anything else.
The secret of life:
Move from being a victim to taking personal responsibility for every single thing that has, is, or will be happening to you.
For some people, that statement can be a big jump. We’ve been programmed to give away our power to others: teachers, parents, the government. After all, they know best, right?
Nope. You know what’s best for you. And you don’t know what’s best for others, so Step One:
Focus on you.
Catch that doubt that just dropped in—about being selfish to think like that—and toss that shit out the window. That’s programming too, and unless you want to stay a victim, then throw it out. If you want your life to change, then you must put yourself in the forefront of your attention. You can’t light anyone else’s torch without lighting your own first.
Now that we’ve got that down, let’s move to Step Two:
You are a powerful creator, who has decided to put a small portion of yourself into a low-vibrational state that looks solid, and you made that portion of you forget that you put yourself there.
You then set out to reconnect with the other parts of yourself, both visible and invisible. Part of the process of awakening is about remembering that you put yourself in the physical realm in the first place; and that most of you is somewhere else, waiting for you to acknowledge it. Once you have that connection back, you’ll realize the truth of yourself as the creator, by tapping into Universal wisdom that demonstrates, through “coincidences” and synchronicities, that your thoughts are manifesting into the physical.
The Universal laws apply whether you remember them or not. That’s how victims stay victims; by consistently thinking victim thoughts, labeling themselves and others as victims, thus attracting yet more situations of victimhood. This will continue until one realizes the correlation of their thoughts to their reality. If this is you, then you are well on your way to recognizing this truth. It’s a good time to change, if you are tired of being a victim.
Once you understand that you created your reality, then you must take responsibility for every single thing that has happened to you, and also for your judgment of it. Any feelings of victimhood were simply a choice, and other choices are always available.
If you’re reading this, you are realizing this truth. As you cognize this truth, you will readily take back the power you previously relinquished to others and you will use this power to create a life that you do want.
Finally, Step 3 takes over until you’re done around here:
Recognize that the nature of Life is not just BEING, it’s about BECOMING.
This means that you are constantly expanding through the experience of situations and scenarios…situations and scenarios that you have created for that purpose.
“Being” changes to “becoming” when we embrace that truth, and allowing the higher self to take the joystick to steer us in the direction of our desires. The act of “becoming” is a dynamic state, rather than a static one.
Ready to try it? You can start with a mantra, stated with intention and resolve to live your life as a creator who, although you can’t see the whole picture yet, knows that other parts of you can. It’s just a simple request for assistance:
“I’m a human becoming…help me to become!”
You can use anything you like to speak to the higher part of yourself that can see where you’re headed. Since you’re endowed with free will, other aspects of “you” will only assist when asked to do so. It’s you requesting help from yourself, so there’s never any power relinquished in such a statement.
Making the shift from “being” to “becoming” aligns you with the secret of life by right use of the main Universal laws that govern creation:
- Law of Attraction, by drawing to you the people, events and situations that match your current vibration.
- Law of Intent, by your stating your particular desires for expansion, and focusing on them with feeling.
- Law of Allowance, by asking for a bit of help from other parts of you that can see more of the picture.
An entire world is out there for the creating. If you can imagine it, it exists. Self-empowerment is the secret!
*This mantra is a suggested statement from the Handbook of the New Paradigm, written in 1999 by Gary Green. I’ve included a link below if you want to delve into it more.
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Handbook of the New Paradigm, by Gary Green.