Every thought you develop sends an impulse to every tissue, every cell in your body. The body responds, and in this way, thought results in physical expression. Without thought direction, there would be no voluntary pyhsical action. This applies, not only to the physical actions of man, but to the action and reaction of all life existing on this earth to influences of thought vibrations. We cannot escape the effects of our thouhgts upon our well-being; for, our life is what we think to make it.
by Dr. Forrest C. Shaklee, (1973). Thoughtsmanship – Reflections on a Philosophy
Each time when you experience something, you develop a certain thoughts. Every thought that we develop, it shapes your actions and habit. Your actions and habit shape your future. You have the choice to choose your thoughts.
Good thoughts good outcomes, bad thoughts bad outcomes.
What makes a human different with animal is that, animals mostly rely on instinct to survive, human on the other hand, we rely on our creative intelligence and our inner-consciousness to survive. As some would say that, brain is the most powerful organ in the human body.
How we use our creative intelligence and inner-consciousness will affect the quality of our life. Here is how the brain work to create our mindset.
Our brain usually starts with an empty, clean and clear state until an experience strikes us. Once we are going through the experience, we will produce thoughts about it. The thoughts can be positive and negative. After that, we will use our rationality (some sort like a filter) to choose which thoughts to accept. Once our rationality choose to accept a certain thoughts, the thoughts will be stored in our inner-consciousness as a permanent memory (it’s literally permanent, so be careful with what you store!). Once we accept the thoughts in our inner conscious it will transform the thoughts energy into a certain physical actions. If the process is repeating long enough, the action will develop into our habit.
The process may seem complicated, but this is illustrated with the example below, it will be easier to grasp the idea.
Experience: Doing badly in public speaking and presentations.
Thoughts: He/she may produce different thoughts on this experience. (I want to improve my speaking skills/ I cannot speak well/ one day I want to speak on international stage/ They don’t like my speech)
Rationality: The rational intelligence will choose the thoughts to accept and thoughts to ignore. (e.g. I want to improve, I don’t care whether they like my speech or not)
Inner-consciousness – Automatically, the inner consciousness of our brain will store the message, “I want to improve in public speaking.”
Actions – Finding ways and methods to improve public speaking
Habits– Constant practice to speak better
New experience – Improvement in public speaking and presentations.
From the example above, you can observe that it is a chain-effect between thoughts and actions, depends on the thoughts that you entertain. Let’s say, if a person choose to entertain negative thoughts, “I cannot speak well.” Guess what’s going to happen to the actions? Most probably, the person will not take any initiative to practise speaking skills.
Therefore, when we experience something, it is important for us to choose the thoughts that we want to produce, entertain and accept. If we produce, entertain and accept winning thoughts, we will achieve winning result.
As a human, our creative intelligence and rationality can create wonderful future for any individual regardless of ones current status, provided that ones use the creative intelligence and rationality to produce, entertain, and accept winning thoughts.
The more winning thoughts you store in your inner-consciousness, the more winning actions and habit you will adopt in your life.