Your subconscious mind is not as inaccessible or mysterious as you might think; do you know that same old running dialogue you keep going over in your head? What do you keep telling yourself? What are the thoughts you find annoying, disturbing, and try to ignore? What are the thoughts that form the constant “background noise” in your head? These are the thoughts you need to address and change, because these are the dominant themes of your subconscious mind.
I will outline a very simple project that will help you to get in touch with what’s really going on inside your head, and hopefully, jumpstart the changes that you desire to make in your life.
All you’ll need is a small day book calendar, or a simply a small notebook. Draw a line down the center of each page, to create two columns.
This is very simple. Every day, you will:
#1. Keep track of thoughts that are NOT helpful towards your goals. You’ll probably need to create some type of short hand, or abbreviated notation, of what you are thinking about… I guarantee, it will fill more than a page, so try and create a symbol for different types of thoughts, such as a heart for relationships, a dollar sign for money, F for family, W for work, etc, etc. These are probably the thoughts that tell you, I don’t have enough, I’m not good enough, I’m not doing enough, dwelling on and worrying about things you can’t change, blaming others for your problems, etc, etc. You know what I’m talking about. In order to create the life you want, you are to “fill your leisure hours, contemplating your vision”. How can you do this, when you are filling your hours, minutes, days and weeks contemplating your dumb, low paying day job, your stupid boss, your tragic childhood, the aggravation of your family… You will be AMAZED at how many symbols you mark down, one after another, for this type of contemplation!
#2. In the other column, keep track of every positive thought you give towards contemplating your goals, time spent contemplating your vision, and give yourself a symbolic $10 for each of those thoughts. There is nothing that motivates like money! This will get your subconscious mind used to the idea that positive thoughts create positive results. You can create a symbol for the positive thoughts you nurture the most; this will point you in the direction of your next step, the goals and desires that have the strongest pull forward along your path.
#3. Give your negative thoughts a value of $1, and subtract them from the positive thoughts. Keep track of this like an accountant. By the time you are “making a profit” from your positive thoughts, you will definitely be well on your way to success!