I am guilty of being very hard on myself. I know I am not alone in this regard. So lately I have been playing with the ‘what if’ questions. Noah St. John is a big fan of these, because asking yourself ‘what if’ automatically opens the door for the universe to provide you with answers. Try it – your mind will search for answers. He prefers the ‘why is’ method, calling it afformations, but ‘what if’ is also a lot of fun to play with!
We often set goals for ourselves, or new dreams or intentions for activities that we feel we should do in order to find more peace and joy in our lives. I believe that peace and joy already exists and it’s really a matter of shifting our perspective in order to become more fully aware of its presence. Perspective is a choice. We have to be consciously aware of what we are perceiving and then we can consciously choose to continue perceiving that which we’ve become aware of, or if it’s time to direct our attention to somewhere/something else.
For example, every morning I sit out on my balcony enjoying my morning coffee and the peace and quiet of an early morning sunrise before the world wakes up and starts its busy-ness for the day. This morning was chilly, but not unbearable. And here was my view: