Why It’s So Hard to Change

If you read my book, The Happy Place, you know how much I admire Dr Joe Dispenza and his book, Evolve Your Brain. If you’ve ever wondered why it’s so hard to change yourself or your life – yet how you can change both – watch this video!

What struck me most about what Dr. Joe said was a question he posed; “What are you mentally rehearsing all day long?”  I realized it is with my thoughts that I “mentally rehearse” and what I mentally rehearse long enough I manifest!

I watched the program twice on Saturday and let it all settle in overnight. On Sunday morning I had some clarity about it and I made a decision I’ve been in the business of honoring ever since. It’s a three-fold decision:

1) I will not spend time in my past thinking about anything that is not pleasant and happy. I don’t want to mentally rehearse things I don’t want!

2) I will root myself deeply in the present moment, flowing happily and enjoying the experiences.

3) I will consciously create my future by mentally rehearsing what I want to experience in it.

Bottom line:

  • I only visit the past to enjoy pleasant memories. No more time wasted there.
  • I enjoy the present moment where I am safe from the grasp of past and secure in the knowledge that I am creating my future from here.
  • I see the future through the eyes of the present where I am in the process of manifesting all the wonderful things I want via mental rehearsal; my powerful thoughts.

As I write this it has only been a few days since I have been honoring these decisions but it has been an amazing few days which have encouraged me to continue on this path!

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About The Author

I have always loved writing and community building. I’ve written a book about healing and happiness, The Happy Place, as well as a Community Building book, Sounding the Drum: Community Building in the Digital Age,both available at any Amazon store. I’ve been through life changes that I thought were the end of my world, but I’m still here. You never know what will happen next. Isn’t that what makes life interesting?