As we move forward and embrace the fact that it is our very own Thoughts and Feeling that create our very own realities, we can then realize that it is our very own Thoughts and Feelings that are responsible for our success and also our failures.
Henry Ford said; “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you are right”
The mirror is a powerful resource. It is like a loyal and honest friend. It tells you the truth, it has no agenda, no reason to placate. The mirror simply reflects back exactly what you are thinking and feeling!
We never want to look in the mirror and realize that the one looking back is the cause of any stress or anxiety. We want to look in the mirror and see a person looking back that is calm, relaxed, strong and in Full Control.
Many famous and influential people utilize the mirror before any speaking engagement or meeting to lock in exactly how they want to present themselves. They rehearse their speech in front of the mirror, tweaking and fine tuning it. This exchange with the mirror gives them unquestionable confidence, allowing them to deliver a powerful speech and/or meeting.
Try this exercise to understand not only what a powerful resource your mirror is, but also how quickly you can become in Full Control.
Think of something that you are going to have to do in the future that you are not looking forward to, and that when you think of it, causes you anxiety. Really allow yourself to feel that anxiety as you are thinking about this future event.
Now stand in front of the mirror… notice what you see… notice your facial expression, your body posture, the energy being reflected back to you.
Now step away from the mirror. Take a deep breath in and slowly release. Forget about that future event and focus now on something you enjoy, something or someone that every time you think of it it makes you smile, it brings a warm wonderful feeling from deep inside. Now really allow yourself to feel that wonderful feeling, feel that smile flowing from deep inside and now lighting up your face.
Now stand in front of the mirror again… notice what you see… notice your facial expression, your body posture, the energy being reflected back to you.
As you continue to stand in front of the mirror, acknowledge the person looking back at you with wonderful positive energy, full of confidence. Now think about that future event, as you continue to see this powerful confident person. Notice what you see… notice your facial expression, your body posture, the energy being reflected back to you. Notice how that future event is different now, how you are already thinking of ways to relax with it, to be calm, to be in Full Control. Now step away and continue to hold on to that feeling and acknowledge yourself for what you are able to achieve!
Remember this, Light always dissolves darkness. Positive energy will always dissolve negative energy. What we forget in the hustle and bustle of daily life is that we always have a choice. Always!
It is simply about Trusting and Believing in ourselves. Looking in the mirror and if we do not like what is being reflected back, stepping away, taking a deep breath in, slowly releasing, feeling yourself relax, and allowing unconditional love, courage, and confidence to flow throughout your body. Then step back in front of the mirror, and see the Amazing person looking back.
Dedicate the Month of July to utilize the Mirror to Empower yourself!