Have you ever wondered how thoughts shape your feelings?
Or is it the other way around?
I’ve wondered this myself many times and what I’ve heard, most often, is that our thoughts shape our feelings.
Lately I’ve discovered another angle that I find very interesting. This might be the old way of thinking about the subject, but it is still interesting.
What the books of wisdom say (some of them):
Feelings and thoughts are two different things but too often the feelings colors our thoughts. You may feel exhausted and that’s because the feelings triggers discouraging, sad thoughts. You should resist to let the feelings take control over our thoughts.
Your thoughts should act on your feelings, even of they cannot control them, make sure they are there, like a guiding light, telling you that you will be OK.
Despite your weariness and exhaustion, you must let your thoughts guide you. If you feel drained of energy do know that the reservoir in the Universe is full and use your thoughts to replenish yourself from this universal reservoir.
Use the energy from the Universe to let your thoughts be like a flame that lights up a lamp that will show you the way for your spiritual journey.
What I have learned about my thoughts and feelings:
Before I would let the thoughts and feelings control my behavior. I could easily be stressed, angered or sad by a sudden thought. I learned a technique to start observing myself when I started to have the negative thoughts and feelings suddenly, and for no logical reason. I learned it was important to focus on something positive, or just start to move, just do something to stop the negative mental behavior. By doing something, anything, I take control of the situation and I imagine that positive energy and light is filling me up to fight the negative forces. It works for me and I feel confident, protected and powerful!
Please leave a comment if you want to share your experience.