Do you spend too much of your time thinking about the future? Do you worry about not having enough money, getting sick, something bad happening, losing your home, not finding true love? Are any of these fears, or something like them, part of your daily life? If so, it means you’re spending too much time living in your future and you need to live for TODAY.
We should learn to focus on living intentionally, in the present moment, feeling more joy, love and fulfillment in every area of our lives, every day of our lives. While we focus our attention on present day living, we also need to plan for our future. How do we balance the two so that we are not spending too much time focused on the unknown of our future yet staying present and focused on living in our “now?”
Let’s highlight three important areas to balance: Health, Love, Money.
Don’t spend ANY time worrying about getting sick! Spend ALL your time THINKING healthy thoughts! With each new day, focus on good-feeling thoughts. Even if you are sick, focus ALL the energy on feeling well. Say things to yourself like, “I get healthier and stronger every single day,” “I am a powerful healer and I can make myself feel well,” and “my body is a well-oiled machine that knows how to repair itself!”
Of course, you need to make healthy lifestyle choices as well. Drink a lot of water TODAY, make healthier food choices TODAY, and move your body TODAY. By keeping the mindset focused on healthy, healing thoughts and taking daily action steps towards health, you are living in your present and preparing for the future.
If you’re single and looking for love, the way to bring in your partner is to IMAGINE he/she is already in your life! Visualize that person with you all the time…in bed, in the shower, at the restaurant with you, in the grocery store with you, in the car with you…everywhere. Practice the art of “being” in a relationship BEFORE you’re in one! This practice will magnetically attract your partner right to you! By doing this in your “now” you are creating your future!!!
If you are in a relationship, the way to create long-lasting love is to focus on the FEELING of falling in love every day! Begin the practice of saying to yourself, “I Have Today to Fall in Love with (fill in the blank) ALL OVER AGAIN!” Then, spend a few minutes running down the list in your mind of all the things you love about that person. THAT is the way you keep your love alive and carry it into the future! If you don’t “feed” your love, it will starve and eventually die. Therefore, by putting in this practice each day in your “now” you’re setting up the future to be in love for a very long time.
I wish I could wave a magic wand over the entire world and get rid of the fears and worries related to money. It’s just energy…like everything else…and if we focus our thoughts ONLY on the good, money flows to us so easily! The solution for keeping money flowing into your life today and into your future is GRATITUDE. That sounds so simple, but if you bless and feel grateful for every dollar you have and every dollar you spend, more dollars come into your life! Whether you’re paying your electric bill or buying a new outfit, BLESS that action! Allow yourself to pause for a moment and realize what that money is doing…it’s keeping the lights and heat on and it’s keeping you clothed and warm. If you don’t do this and you focus on “scarcity” thinking, you will keep the flow of money out of your life. Instead, by practicing gratitude for the money in your “now” you create a magnetic force for MORE money to flow into your future! It’s a beautiful thing!
Here’s the deal…NO excuses! You can talk yourself out of anything and you can argue for your limiting beliefs, but that does not serve you! No one is going to do this for you…YOU must do it! By implementing these three practices into your life NOW, you’re setting yourself up for a successful future. Isn’t it worth doing?
- LOVE IT!: I AM EXACTLY WHERE I’M SUPPOSED TO BE AND I LOVE MY LIFE RIGHT NOW!
- THANK IT!: I AM GRATEFUL FOR ALL THE GIFTS IN MY LIFE NOW AND IN MY FUTURE!
- BRING IT!: I HAVE THE POWER TO BE HAPPY NOW AND ALWAYS!
Quote: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi