Although you may have never sat down and defined what your philosophy is, it is fully operative and working in your life at all times. It deals with what you believe about the world in which you live, about its people and events, about how you affect them.
Your life today is the result of a series of decisions you made that have caused you to arrive where you are.
Your actions create an “energy vortex” that draws in the necessary ingredients for your venture.
You can take the entire world of physics with all of its macrocosm and microcosm, its quantum mechanics and nuclear physics and reduce it to one word: energy. It’s all energy. Scientists say that if you can’t measure it, weight it, or see it, it doesn’t exist. Well, no one has ever seen energy. We can see its effects, but not “it.
If you are surrounded by people who not only don’t believe in your goals and your positive outlook on life, but who also continually try to tear you down, it will be extremely challenging for you to hold firmly in mind that you will succeed and that you can be happy.
We like to take credit when we get a new idea, as if we originated the idea in our brain, but what we actually did was no less extraordinary: we channeled the idea.
You use your brain much as you would use a radio crystal; you tune in different frequencies.
A computer cannot manufacture new information. That’s the difference between our brain and a computer.
The totally alive, totally conscious, and totally aware Universe takes care of itself completely. It is totally self-reliant and totally self- sufficient. it is perfect.
The punishment approach and bad consequences approach to treatment is the kind of thinking that is prevalent in every residential substance abuse treatment center in the United States of which I’m aware.