I have been reading Gary Vaynerchuk’s book “Crush It”. I first downloaded his new book “Crushing It”, which I am loving by the way but something made me read the sample of Crush it on Sunday and I wanted to continue so bought the whole book.
Honestly, I was telling myself “No more books !!” And honestly I was a little anxious about finances and fulfilling my obligations in this short month and then honestly I have been working on my mindset regarding my lack mentality so reminded myself, telling myself not to buy the book wasn’t sending the right messages to the Universe about abundance beliefs so a downloading I go.
But the above is just an authentic blurting of the prequel to this post and the source of its inspiration.
So I am sat in my shop. I have set myself up for my day. I have gotten my little craft boxes out that I required for my tasks and I have chosen a podcast to listen to from the “The Science of Happiness” podcast and I start creating a veil for a Bride Duck and then the bliss hit me.
I love anything to do with small, fine detail. I go into my zone working on anything intricate and this combined with the podcast I felt overwhelmed with Gratitude.
How lucky am I to get to do what I love and love what I do … or is it luck?
If you have read any of my posts before you may know my favourite quite is –
“Once you make a decision, the Universe conspires to make it happen”
Ralph Waldo Emerson .
And that I made a goal card inspired by Bob Proctor nearly 2 years ago
(My actual Goal Card which I still read daily)
And now I have a shop where I make bespoke and readymade hand painted wooden ducks to sell either through the shop, online or Facebook (@shabbychicducks) that came about through a Universal effortless alignment of events.
I was reading “Crush It” and Gary discussed your personal brand and your passion and authenticity and are you in a job that doesn’t allow you your personal voice and long before I knew about Gary Vee I had a daily affirmation about being able to in a position where I could be 100% authentic to myself as I found it hard to be employed in roles or personal positions where I couldn’t be authentic and boom here I am sitting being able to be 100% authentic, living my goal card and then it struck me … blog it.
You see my ultimate passion is writing and helping people believe that anything is possible with the ‘Right Thinking’.
Last night I had a thought while reading Gary’s incredible book and then I have this experience and this incredible urge to write about it and that ain’t no accident Baby …. that’s the Universe in action and another goal card coming into physical manifestation.
Remember – Law of Attraction practitioners say “Focus on what you do want, not what you don’t want”
I have definitely had a peak and trough week. No violins required but just a brief description of where this is going. I am at a point now that I am wet myself with excitement.
A few weeks ago I was watching the UK Voice TV program and Boy George made a comment on the lines of ‘pursuing music as he was literally unemployable’. That comment stuck with me. I have always wanted to be self-employed even as a teenager and at that point I had already made that decision to train for something that allows this possibility but it did make me think what is it about me that always goes into a job and shortly after needs to leave? Usually because I cannot tolerate certain types of people and their behaviours.
My first blog posts are about being a child and feeling the freak, the outsider. Having totally different aspirations than my peers. My first project at college where I returned to the class room with a totally different perspective than those peers.
I am at that point again where I am finding it hard to accept certain people’s behaviours and this week I was sat in a room where once again I felt completely alien to the majority of the participants.
On the day I got interviewed for this job I am in now it had a very strange turn of events as it usually does when you make a decision and the Universe conspires. My then boss who I had a good relationship with and who was also unhappy in their role asked me if I was looking for another job? I replied “I thought we all were?” (we, meaning our other colleague we shared the department with). They too then made a comment that stuck with me and has risen many times since “Don’t sell yourself short. You are very intelligent and amazing at what you do. I understand you need to look for a new role but don’t undervalue yourself that’s all I am saying”.
Unbeknown to them I had already turned down an interview for that morning which shortly after I found an email asking was it date and time and they could be flexible and I got interviewed that evening as the interviewers were down from London and had to travel back the following day.
At the time I was looking for a new role I was listening to Louise Hay every morning and I was imagining the types of jobs I would like, little details it would have and I received all of them but I clearly hadn’t thought about it detail enough looking back now and that is why I have often recalled the ‘Don’t under sell yourself comment’. I was so clearly desperate to get away from some of the 1970’s attitudes I was up against I didn’t think it through enough and I take full responsibility for where I currently am but at the same time I know it will be all ok and I constantly thank the lessons and the people I find arbitrary as gifts to ensure I do not stay in a comfort zone and keep moving towards my goals and dreams.
I mentioned that the week has had peaks and it has had a lot of peaks. I have been listening to Bob Proctors Born Rich program on YouTube that I have saved into my account from the Proctor Gallagher Institute channel. I have acquired the companion workbook and inspired by goal cards ordered some sleeves off of eBay of the like to create name badges for businesses etc and downloaded an app that you can add text to and found inspiring background pictures and added the text of my goals. I can now carry these cards everywhere and look at them often.
Last night I was watching the final of The Voice UK when Paloma Faith made an analogy that knocked my socks off. In the trough times I have questioned why do I so often feel the outsider? When I was at college that first project was to go out in to the environment and analyse what we saw and bring it back for a discussion group. As the Tutor went around the group I began to panic inside. I was un-confident and terrified to speak at the best of times but as I listened to my peers give descriptions of the devastation of man I was confused. I saw a different picture. I saw a picture of hope and despite whatever humans throw at the environment it finds a way to break through like moss on street signs and weeds through tarmac and there it was again that look from my peers as I expressed my findings, the outsider again. Eventually my whole finals at University revolved around us constantly rushing around and failing to see the simple beauty in the world and to try to encourage people to take time to stop and see that weed etc and appreciate it.
I have always been drawn to people like Boy George (who I thought had the most gorgeous eyes when I first saw him on Top of The Pops) Will i Am and Paloma Faith and what Paloma said that knocked my socks off was in describing an act that had just sung ‘In life in this concrete juggle we are all rushing through our lives all the time and some times you walk on the pavement and people are stepping over things growing out of the cracks and these things some people think are weeds butI will stop and look at them and think wow nature took over and those are beautiful flowers’ and Paloma felt the artist that had just sung was that beautiful flower sticking out the crack in the pavement.
Shortly after this heart stopping moment Boy George, my teenage hero took the same act to see Cyndi Lauper. I was transported back to being a teenager and reminded how much Cyndi’s song “True Colours’ meant to me as I sat alone in my room night after night.
This morning as I woke, I lay in bed and remembered that thing you have in smart phones where you demand it to do something for you when you are to lazy to use your fingers and stated find me True Colours by Cyndi Lauper. Without my glasses on I tapped at what I thought was True Colours and actually was ‘Time after Time’.
As I listened to the lyrics after such a long time I realised this could be an analogy of the Universe. No matter what you had planned that you didn’t follow through with. No matter where you are or what you are going through – “If you’re lost, you can look and you will find it. Time after time. If you fall I will catch you. I will be waiting. Time after time.
Realising my accident (or was it) I immediately downloaded “True Colours”
“You with the sad heart don’t be discouraged .It’s hard to take courage in a world full of people you can lose sight of it all and the darkness inside you can make you feel so small but I see your true colors shining through and that’s why I love you so don’t be afraid to let them show”
“If this world makes you crazy and you have taken all you can bear, you call me up because you know I will be there”
Listening to Paloma and Cyndi this is why I got pants wetting excited. When I can’t seem to find the right job, tolerate peoples ugly behaviours, feel like and outsider in a room full of people there is nothing wrong with me I am just in the wrong job for me and in a room of different types of people than myself that is not the right environment to show my true colours and if the decisions I have made in the past haven’t allowed me to show my true colours, it’s OK because the Universe is waiting for me time after time.
So I am calling up the Universe and I know that now I have made a decision it will conspire to make it happen
I don’t normally disagree with my peers and people who inspire me but I just saw this on social media and my brain said something slightly different.
I was listening to Wayne Dyer the other morning driving to work on YouTube, I must hastily add via earplugs and Wayne was talking about just by holding a particular book in your hands you will feel better without reading it and that Kinesiology proves it.
Just to prove I was only listening and not watching I was itching to know the book but couldn’t look. As Wayne went on and said more I knew it was the Tao Te Ching.
This may have inspired me when on Friday evening instincts told me to read both Pam Grout’s books right through again without doing the experiments and see what happens.
Almost immediately the Dude starting proving themselves but that is not why I am writing that situation here.
Starting to read E:squared again, I read that when we ask for something or for argument’s sake say “I would like to visit China” or date the David Beckham look a like, I must add I am not quoting Pam I am just translating what I read in to my perception but what I got from it was when we ask these kinds of things ‘Poof’, like rubbing Aladdin’s lamp – it is done.
It is just our focusing on the fact we can’t physically see it slows it down or delays it completely.
Before I saw the picture above I was journaling my excitement at what has happened in the few wee hours since just reading Pam Grout’s E:squared without even actually committing to the experiments.
Years and years and years ago early one Saturday morning I came across someone called the Barefoot Doctor and bought several of their books including one called ‘Manifesto’ and in it the Doctor warned you before you start practicing the advise there within ‘beware’ because once you do, watch out. Big things will happen. Life changing things and you may not see them at first but be the Universe will start moving furniture around and then bang !!!!!
This photo below is one of my favourite quotes and sums up what I am saying perfectly.
I have used Barefoot’s terminology ever since reading his books and when I see strange things happening I just go “OK furniture is being moved” and that is what I was journaling about and when I saw the picture saying “I Can and I Will’ but what I said was
Only Joking that my work is done. I talk to much for that.
And talking of Joking. I have been reading a lot of how people are communicating with Wayne Dyer since his death and how Wayne loves to play games and tricks with people even from the energy form that Wayne is currently incarnated in to. I can relate to that.
I’m not saying it was Wayne but the Universe was certainly showing it had a sense of humour yesterday.
When I first had the ‘Law of Attraction’ lightening bolt in 2010 I still wasn’t the most positive of kittens (old thought patterns and all that) and I needed signs sometimes and reassurance that everything was going to be ok.
I can’t remember how it came about but I made a connection of seeing a bird of prey as a good sign and still, to this day still feel reassured when I spot one. (Yesterday I saw a Spitfire plane dip down from the clouds as I came home from work – not sure if that counts and I wonder if it is the same one that Prince Harry got to fly in? See I told you I talk to much 🙂 – ).
Recently I was having an unusual feeling of uncertainty and feeling a bit low and I needed a sign. I read once looking for signs shows a lack of Faith in the Universe so I am a bit adverse to asking for signs now because I am all about the Faith these days. Faith that the Universe is all giving and limitless and the only limitations are in our own minds but blow it I needed one.
Bizarre you probably think but I have also started to make an association to my initials on car registration plates as a ‘High’ from the invisible energy that is the infinite field so instinct said “OK Universe, if I see all 3 of my initials in a car number plate before I get off this Motorway/Highway I know that everything is going to be OK real soon” and sure enough just before I drove off at my junction there was the number plate.
Now I love my life and I enjoy my job, well more than enjoy but I still have aspirations and dreams of the next big thing and I am getting a little impatient, excited, anticipatory (somebody is going to see the Rocky Horror Live Stream from London soon, hence the anticipatory). Especially when I read about someone practically if not actually living my dream life so I asked for the number plate sign again. I have 100% Faith that it will happen, is happening in my Vortex but of my own admission I wanted to know how soon, is it soon? Are we there yet?, are we there yet? !!!
On the way to work this morning after asking I saw a few combinations and saw one car with two of the three and when I pointed out it was two not three a lorry pulled up next to the car making it all three. Nearly there but not quite.
When I got in my car after work a car had pulled in to the space that was left in front of me that morning and I noticed it was a foreign number plate and it had two of my initials. I don’t mind admitting I said out loud “It’s good but it is not all three” and promptly went to pull away when I noticed a sticker for the nationality of the car “P” for Poland and my missing initial.
I laughed out loud and said “OK very good Universe, you win. Very funny”.
Since watching Wayne Dyer’s film “The Shift’ again I have tried to adopt two practices 1) to ask each day ‘How may I serve” and 2) “Let go and let God”.
I constantly try to remind myself to let it go (I know asking for a sign is not entirely letting it go) because as humans if we try to “Do it” “Fix it” we are only focused on one possible solution but when we let go the Infinite Field of Intelligence is free to let what we want come to us from a myriad of possible ways. So to me, two initials on a number plate and one on a sticker very close to the number plate was still all three of my initials on one individual car and I am so excited now of how things are going to play out in the creation of the next big thing and gives me an excuse to add in my favourite photo of my favourite quote – Remember ..
This morning I came into work and a colleague felt compelled to tell me of a series of events that appear they will turn out very fortuitous to there grandson.
They explained how their grandson who is starting out in a music career had a gig on Saturday evening and when they arrived it was a far from favorable venue and despite being booked the hosts were far from hospitable. It had crossed their minds to cut there losses and leave but managed to come to a compromise with the landlady. Whilst their grandson was playing their son spotted a very well dressed couple look through the window. They hovered for awhile, what looked like contemplating entry but then walked away however a short time later they reappeared at the window and then entered the property.
After a while the couple approached my colleagues son sat at the bar and asked if they were connected to the musician? When aware of the connection they introduced themselves as Talent Scouts working for a famous Cruise Liner company. A discussion ensued and cards exchanged and an invitation of interview.
So what seemed an unusual and unfavorable situation turned into a very positive experience and I inquired “Do I remember recently you mentioning that he had an aspiration to play on Cruise Liners?” and they confirmed I was correct.
I felt honored that she wanted to share the news with me and it may appear it is my affiliation to the Law of Attraction that instigated the news however none of my colleagues are aware of it as are very few of my friends. That’s what makes it more exciting, to see and hear the miracle of the Law of Attraction at work in other peoples lives apart from mine is so Buzzy !!!