You only leave old habits behind by starting with this thought “I release the need for this in my life”. As the seed for this post I borrowed those words from Wayne Dyer. It takes conscious effort to release the need for something that has become part of your life, but it is possible. You just need to start with this thought “I release the need for this in my life.” The more positive thoughts you have, the more likely you are to form new healthy habits and stop worrying about what’s not good for you.
The healthier your thoughts, the more likely you are to form new healthy habits.
Whenever you feel like your thoughts are negative, try to refocus on positive things. For example, when I’m feeling down, I will go for a walk and explore the fields and farms near to where I live. Or if it’s cold outside, then I’ll go to a nearby park and feed the birds. Nature always lifts my spirits and reminds me of all the good things in life.
I am mentally, physically, and spiritually supported by my surroundings and my environment. I have trees and wildlife nearby. During the depths of winter, there is life stirring. It may be footprints left in the snow by a fox or a heron that has been searching for food.
Life doesn’t give up because it’s raining, and neither do I. There’s no such thing as bad weather – only the wrong clothing! If you live in a wet, windy, and rainswept country, get some decent waterproofs, and get out there! Stop making excuses and improve your mindset. If it’s a hot, tropical part of the world, get a big hat, plenty of sunblock, and the means to carry plenty of water!
As I look and walk, my mind wanders to my thoughts, feelings, and beliefs. I find the thoughts of old habits occasionally start to form in my mind. They are old. I have cast them aside. I do not need the painful past to invade the pleasant present. I am living in the here and now.
What if there was a way to release the need for something?
What if you could get rid of an old habit, release it from your life, and start fresh with new ways of living?
There is. The keyword here is “release.” You release the need for whatever is causing you pain and suffering in your life. It starts with one thought: I release the need for this in my life. It takes conscious effort to release the need for something that has become part of your life but it’s possible if you just start by thinking “I release the need” or “I stop”.
How can I release the need for those hurtful and self-harming behaviours?
The mindset needed to overcome bad behaviour is one of release and positive change. In order to release the need for old habits, you need to start by changing your thoughts. You can do this by filling your mind with positive thoughts and images.
Thoughts are the beginning. Action is needed to make it happen.
If I wanted to, I could spend an entire day procrastinating and not following through with a willingness to change.
Writing this blog is one of them. I try to write every day. I want to improve my mindset and share my journey with others. Some mornings I’d rather do something else. I have a fear that the thoughts and words won’t flow through my fingers and into the keyboard.
I have to stop being fearful. I have no need for fear in my life!
I type, I edit, I publish.
There are times when I am uneasy and feel stressed by other things going on around me, at this point I need to find a way to release that stress. I have no need of stress in my life.
Everyone has different needs to relax. For you, it may include things like yoga, meditation, or aromatherapy. For me, it is exercise and strangely enough, writing.
Creating, hosting, and promoting this blog is something I enjoy. As an aside, if you’re reading this, I’m not doing it for you. I’m doing it for me. This is what I do to keep moving forwards.
It may take time and a whole host of different activities before you find one that works for you. Make time for it every day. Let the stress out and the relaxation in.
Finally, it’s important to be patient and gentle with yourself as you work through these changes. It can take time to leave harmful behaviour behind. With patience, you will release the need for these old habits.
I often say that learning to be happy is like learning a new skill. Nobody has ever won a championship the first time that they take part in a sport. Champions are made with effort, tenacity, and determination. If you want to change, you have to DO it.
Practice, practice, practice!
The change will happen. You will become mentally stronger. You’ll become more capable of dealing with tricky situations. You’ll release the need for bad habits and replace them with good ones.
Life is a journey that doesn’t stop when you decide to release the need for something. It fills up with new experiences, new opportunities, and yes… even more happiness!
Get started today by thinking “I release the need for this in my life.”
Take control of your mind, release the need for harmful habits and form new ones. Don’t stop believing that you can release your bad habits. You can do it! I release the need for this in my life.
To conclude, it’s important to remember that you have the power within yourself. You can change your life by changing what is going on in your mind and around you. Start with a small step today and start tackling those limitations, negative thoughts, and old harmful behaviors from your life!
You can do this. Let it go. Release it.
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