At the end of 2014 I settled on a word for 2015, and my word is GRATITUDE.
It is being grateful for everything I have in my life right now and everything I want in my life. It's saying thank you for everything I have been given and thank you for everything I want to receive.
I mentioned having read The Secret and The Magic and while I don't expect riches to drop on my door step I am using the power of the universe to live a better life. It's about a change in my attitude to the world around me that makes me a better person and makes the world around me react in a better way towards me.
I wasn't sure what to expect when I read these books. I had The Secret on my book shelf for years and although I had tried to read it I just didn't get it. I didn't get how all the things you want in life magically came to you by asking the universe. But it's not about asking to win the lottery or own a Lamborghini, or live in a 10 bed mansion. It's about changing your attitude towards the things you have and being grateful for what you do have now, even if that is not very much. It's about not worrying how you are going to live the life you want but rather loving the life you live.
When you stop looking so hard for what you want, the answers and clarity on how to get what you want do magically appear.
I use the principles of The Secret in my everyday actions, from planning the day I want to have to saying thanks for the great day I have had.
As part of this plan, every day I write one thing that I am grateful for. I write it in my diary in the morning. So at the end of the year I will have 365 things I am grateful for.
I have seen some dramatic changes in myself that I had never expected, and changes in my relationships with others. There is always more than one way to look at a situation and I have opted to see things from a better angle.
This change in outlook and way of living is good for me, I am happier now than I have been in a long time and I am grateful!
Ciao C xx