For the most part, we have no idea of the power of our mind. 

Yet there it is, interpreting every experience we have.

Whether our moments are filled with wonder or turmoil, joy or heartbreak, our minds are tirelessly at work, translating everything as if there’s only one valid interpretation.

The truth is – that’s far from accurate. 

In reality, there are numerous perspectives and interpretations to explore. 

It’s a good thing to see and acknowledge this. It’s empowering to realize that we can change our perspective or interpretation simply by changing our mind.

And you can do this, despite your mind’s initial interpretation of an event or experience; the ability to shift your thoughts and perspectives lies with you. 

However, this is often a challenge as many of us unknowingly spend most of our waking hours blissfully unaware of our thinking patterns.

You know what I’m talking about. As we navigate through our daily routines – eating, working, conversing, worrying, hoping, planning, loving, shopping, and playing – we often do so without mindful awareness of our thoughts.

But here’s the thing: your life is shaped by the thoughts you think and the ideas you have.

Yet suppose your mind is stuck on the same old thoughts you’ve been repeating for years. 

In that case, you’ve put it in a box, thrown away the key, and denied yourself the opportunity to think anew, expand your horizons, and shape your reality in a way that resonates with your current deepest aspirations. 

Open thoughts open opportunities

Opportunities seem to present themselves more readily when you have an open mind and consider new ideas.

By cultivating an open mind and embracing new ideas, you create a fertile ground where opportunities naturally thrive, presenting themselves more readily and abundantly.

On the flip side, being trapped in familiar thought patterns and resistant to new ideas blinds you to the new and exciting opportunities awaiting your discovery.

Look at it like this; your mind is like a window. When it’s closed and covered with curtains or blinds, you can’t see what’s outside, and opportunities may pass you by without you even realizing it. 

But when you open those blinds or curtains, suddenly, you have a whole new perspective and can see things you couldn’t see before.

To enhance the likelihood of unearthing fresh opportunities and embracing personal growth, maintain an open mind, and welcome new ideas with receptiveness.

You never know what hidden gems might be lurking in the shadows, eagerly awaiting your invitation to step into the light.

Every brick counts

You know what they say: change doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a gradual process.

Think of Pink Floyd’s Another Brick in the Wall – I know it’s old, but it’s a classic!

So imagine you’re building a brick wall, and every day you lay one brick on top of another. 

At first, it may seem like you’re making little progress, as the wall is still short and incomplete. But if you keep laying one brick on top of another daily, the wall will soon grow taller and more substantial.

In creating new thoughts for yourself, your ‘brick’ is the awareness of having one new idea a day. You get to choose how you frame something. 

And as long as you add a brick a day, you will infuse your mind with thoughts that influence your reality in a new way. You’re creating a new thinking pattern.

As you might guess, if you approach things with a half-hearted effort, the chances of failure are pretty high. However, with unwavering persistence, most desires can be fulfilled, even when confronted with seemingly unchanging circumstances.

Shifting Reality

When tapping into the power of our minds for our benefit, it’s fascinating to realize that our thoughts and emotions go beyond being purely in our heads. 

They actually have a tangible impact on the world around us, interacting with the energy surrounding us. 

By consciously guiding and directing these thoughts and emotions, we can shape our own reality, opening up a path to a life filled with positivity and fulfillment.

In his video on Quantum Field Theory, Dr. Joe Dispenza says:

“Our thoughts are the electrical charge that sends a signal into the quantum field, while our feelings are the magnetic charge that draws things back to us.” 

In other words, our thoughts and emotions work together to create our reality.

And here’s the thing: thoughts are like the language of your brain, rooted in analysis and cognition.

On the other hand, feelings are the language of your body, driven by experiences and emotions. 

And while it’s true that both thoughts and feelings matter. It’s our feelings that generate a vibrational frequency that ultimately shapes our physical reality.

It takes a lot of work for some to get your mind around this. I know it took me a long, long time.

But this is where an openness to a change of mind comes into play.

So, if you’re open to it, a change of mind that embraces the understanding of this interconnectedness can be a transformative starting point. 

It’s an opportunity to use the power of your mind to create the reality you desire.

Don’t get me wrong; I’m not saying this is 100% perfect.

Where the power of your mind falls short

When it comes to using the power of your mind to reshape your reality, it’s important to keep things in perspective. 

You see, while you can make a significant impact on your own life, it doesn’t mean you can shape every aspect of reality as a whole.

Harnessing the power of your mind does enable positive changes in your personal experiences, circumstances, and mindset, empowering you to shape your own reality.

However, it’s important to acknowledge that certain factors, like the external world and the actions of others, are beyond your direct control.

You definitely have the power to make a real difference in your life. But it’s equally important to recognize the limitations and understand that the scope of your influence extends only to your own reality.

Final thoughts

It’s totally understandable if you have mixed emotions right now. Exploring the power of your mind can be both exciting and overwhelming. 

But take a minute to think about all the incredible benefits that await you.

By utilizing the power of your mind, you have the potential to transform your reality, manifest positive outcomes, and experience personal growth like never before. It’s an opportunity to take control of your life and shape it according to your desires.

It may take time and effort, but you have what it takes if you want it! The power of your mind is right there, waiting for some direction.

Encourage one another.

Love Elle


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Elle Sommer is the author of 4 books and a workbook. Her latest publications are a series called The Power of Consciousness, and you will find all three books in this trilogy now available on Kindle. She shares quotes, inspiration and positive vibes on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. And her greatest desire is to encourage and inspire others to create not just a good life, but a phenomenal life.

1 Comment

  1. Love your analogies Elle
    Open thoughts open opportunities and the yellow brick road- thanks to an awakening post

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