Motivate Your Motivation
This week you finally did it. You brought the gym bag out
of storage and joined a spinning class. Or, you finally decided
to quit smoking. Or, you bought that juicer and have vowed
to start eating healthy. Whatever the goal is, you finally
have what it takes - motivation.
And so you plunge ahead. Untilů
Until that point in time when the big motivation train starts
losing its steam. When you're just too tired to go to the
gym after work. When you decide "just one" cigarette wouldn't
hurt. When you look at that juicer and that mound of carrots
and kale and decide it's easier just to have a glass of milk.
If only you had it like the good old days. You remember the
good old days, don't you? The days good old Mom used to nag
you to do your homework, nag you to write your term paper,
nag you to go to soccer practice, nag you to stop biting your
nails. Ah, Mom, the original Life Coach.
You now find yourself faced with two options - give up like
you've done so many times in the past, or give your motivation
a kick in the butt with the "Magic 30 Minutes."
Don't let the name fool you. The "Magic 30 Minutes" doesn't
require you to purchase either a rabbit or a hat. Although
it's so simple you'll feel like you've pulled a rabbit out
of a hat. The "Magic 30 Minutes" is that 30-minute period
between waking and falling asleep, where your mind begins
to shift from a waking state, through a light trance state,
to a sleeping state. That's right; you actually go into a
light state of hypnosis before going to sleep.
Used effectively, such as reading a pleasant story to children
before they sleep, the mind is filled with positive images,
which helps promote positive thinking. And, since you're already
in a light state of hypnosis, your subconscious is most suggestible
to positive and negative suggestions. Unfortunately, most
people use the "Magic 30 Minutes" ineffectively, watching
the news before retiring, thus filling their minds with crime,
tragedy and fear - very negative suggestions indeed.
So, how can the "Magic 30 Minutes" help motivate your motivation?
Simple. Thirty minutes before falling asleep write out positive
affirmations to yourself about whatever goal you'd like to
achieve, such as "I love my body and will treat it well, like
going to the gym or drinking a glass of fresh vegetable juice."
Repeating one's positive affirmations are good, but since
the act of writing involves using many different senses -
touch, sight, thought - writing out your affirmations sends
an even stronger message to the subconscious, resulting in
quicker positive changes.
Utilizing the "Magic 30 Minutes" can work with motivation
for any goal, can boost confidence and self-esteem ("every
day in every way my confidence grows"), and can even be used
to attract prosperity to one's life ("I am open and receptive
to a more prosperous life"). You have no more excuses. Just
five minutes of writing affirmations before going to bed can
change your life.
Of course, if you'd prefer to move back in with Momů I didn't
Shari Hearn is a certified hypnotist and owner of
Information blog, www.hypnosis411.blogspot.com.
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