The Energy of Focused Thought (Just 68 seconds!)

We are all comprised of energy.  Each of us is surrounded by a 3-5 ft electromagnetic field of energy created by the heart, thoughts, and emotions.  In fact, your heart generates 60 times more magnetic energy than your brain. The next generation of iPods are predicted to be powered by the energy transmitted by your heart-no batteries necessary.  Talk about amazing!

Your heart isn’t the only part of your body that generates a significant amount of energy-did you know that your thoughts create a measurable amount of energy, too?  Here is a neat demonstration by Martha Beck which demonstrates and proves that thoughts create real, measurable energy.  This is pretty neat…..

Martha Beck-Mind Over Matter

According to Esther Hicks (Abraham), the energy created by our thoughts is exponentially greater than the energy created by our behaviors.  How much thought, you ask?  68 seconds of focused thought creates such an incredible amount of energy that it has the same effect as 20,000 hours of behavior. That effect doubles at 36 seconds, and it multiplies exponentially around the 68 second mark.  Let’s take that in for a moment-a focused thought or image has such an incredible amount of energy that it has the same effect as more than 40,000 hours of behavior.

Most people think about the same things over and over again, which can be a good thing if you happen to have focused, positive thought patterns.  Most of us don’t-approximately 75-85% of our thoughts are the same each day, and the majority of these tend to be negative.  You see where all of this is going, right?  Negative thoughts create your reality.  However, you can CHOOSE your thoughts with a little diligent practice.

Your thoughts are a choice, and they become an automatic habit-just like driving your car or riding a bike.  After awhile we tend to become less aware of our thought habits.   Here are the best tips for doing just that: Continue reading “The Energy of Focused Thought (Just 68 seconds!)” »

Cognitive Therapy: It Works

Cognitive therapy-do you know what it is?  It’s a fancy way of saying that changing your thoughts can help your mood.  In fact, thought patterns can often fuel depression.  A recent study suggests that cognitive therapy can help even the worst cases of depression. Continue reading “Cognitive Therapy: It Works” »

Soy Is Spelled B-A-D

Do you believe that soy is a health food?  Do you often buy products like soy milk, soy based “meatless” products, or protein bars packed with soy?  Guilty as charged over here.  I was mortified to learn that soy is not a health food, particularly since my refrigerator was packed with many soy based items at the time.  My daughter is sensitive to dairy, and I had considered soy milk a better alternative.  Needless to say, I’ve gutted my pantry and refrigerator and replaced the soy. Continue reading “Soy Is Spelled B-A-D” »

Panic Attack, Hyperthyroid, or Hormonal Imbalance?

Most moms I know are a little anxious…..if they’re unmedicated, at least.  If you’ve been experiencing more anxiety than usual, panic attacks, or you’re constantly feeling “on edge,” there could be plenty of reasons for this.  Before you jump to the doctor for a quick Xanax prescription, be sure you’ve identified the real problem.Stress, Hypothyroidism, and Hormonal Imbalance:  Which One Is it?

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