If you want to let go of your stories, all those unhappy thought patterns and emotional quirks that permeate every part of your life, ones that are based on false beliefs about yourself, you must decide with complete conviction on these two things:
- Your thoughts create your experience of the world.
- You have the power to change your thoughts.
Complete conviction won’t come immediately, it’s something you’ll need to develop over time. But you can, in an instant, make a commitment to align with these truths as best you can.
Your Thoughts Create Your Experience of the World
Let’s look at what these two phrases mean.
First, when I say your thoughts create your experience of the world, I’m not speaking about the Law of Attraction, which I don’t subscribe to. Here’s why:
What I mean is that our ordinary mind filters everything it perceives outwardly and inwardly so you rarely, if ever, see things as they truly are. You simply see things as you believe them to be, based on your habits, beliefs, and conditioning.