By Deepak Jayakar
98% of people die without fulfilling their dreams, according to the Wealth Research Group. Perhaps they are overwhelmed with choices and anxious about seeing everyone’s perfect lives as portrayed on social media.
Will you be one of them?
In reality, our life is largely driven by mental processes – texting, typing, reading, watching, thinking. In layman’s terms: we are stuck in our heads. This chaotic life-style can leave us feeling out of control, weak, and numb. You may not even be aware of your unused inner potential and power.
Humans have the innate ability to uplift, motivate and persevere even during the toughest times. Here is how you can start taking your life goals from ‘inconceivable’ to ‘achievable’.
The first step towards empowerment is to boost your willpower. Like your muscles, it is strongest and most powerful in the morning. Feng Shui science advises to make best use of the Dragon hours (7 am to 9 am) to set the daily tone and schedule and make important phone calls – it is important to remain positive during Dragon hours. Then, dealing with traffic, difficult people and arguments is draining; willpower is at its lowest. It is ideal to take deep breaths, stretch, and get out in the open air to recharge your batteries. It is best practice to go to bed during Pig hours (9pm to 11pm) as the Pig hour energies have the ability to increase the potency of your body and mind. Avoid screen time, read books instead.
Motivation is like bathing – you need it every day. It is amazing to see how dynamic we can be when we are motivated and energized. When you are surrounded with an inspired environment, it helps create positive thoughts in your mind that expands your aura to attract success. Remember, environment also includes every person around you – your loved ones, friends, boss, colleagues, neighbours, dinner parties etc. It is your turn to make conscious choices to be with people who keep you happy, motivated and make you feel good. When energies around you are supportive and nurturing, it will help you produce a strong aura of confidence to move forward fearlessly.
Scientific research now reveals how the flow of thoughts actually sculpts our brains. By changing our thinking pattern, we can change our brain for greater happiness, love and success. According to Feng Shui principles, directions NE and SW are responsible in creating positive energy flow in our body and brain, promoting physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. The best way you can enhance these sectors is by displaying earth objects such as ceramic or stone sculptures, decorative earthen ware and vases, or porcelain pots and plates. You can also use stones, pebbles or crystals to activate the energies of these sectors.
The positive energies generated by your mind will help you actualize what you want. As Albert Einstein quotes, “the intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” In order to feel motivated, we need to create a balanced Feng Shui environment to support our inner energies.