Regardless of what goal you set, what mission you’re on, what outcome you want – without question the number one thing that will get in the way of succeeding is you, and your mind. From the limiting thoughts you think to the self defeating behaviours, emotions and habits, you are your own worst enemy.
If left unresolved and undissolved, these self sabotaging thoughts and behaviours create blocks and prevent us from getting ahead. Patterns and life cycles of similarities will go on and on an don adinfinitum until the consciousness that created the pattern is transmuted. Since each individual makes up a collective consciousness, and our outer world is a projection of that collective consciousness, then if we want things to change in the world then first we must attend to the shift in consciousness.
Consciousness forms the basis of all things in form and so it is to our own consciousness we must be in the habit of attending to first, if we want to become effective changemakers and social entrepreneurs. If we don’t dissolve the consciousness that drive our behaviours and habits, then we stay stuck in repeating patterns and never make progress. Not making progress with our missions is frustrating and time consuming. If we’re spending a lot of time in action but with little results, feeling like we’re on a treadmill going no where fast, then it’s time to take action on the inner plane.
If our limiting consciousness continues unchecked, it leads to depression, a sense of hopelessness and powerlessness because we don’t break free of the frustrating repeating patterns or self sabotaging behaviours. We can feel like nothing will ever work for us, what’s the point, nothing good every happens, this is your lot in life and it’s depressing. In extreme circumstances some people resort to violence to vent the frustration, or suicide to end the hopelessness.
Yet consciousness is relatively easy to shift when you know how. Having said that, we are multi-dimensional spiritual beings having a human experience in a complex society with all its trapping, trimmings and programming. So you’ll find layer up on layer upon layer of potential sabotaging thoughts, beliefs, behaviours and emotions lurking inside waiting for an opptune moment to come and bite you on the bum. Often when you most want to break through on something.
So what’s the solution!
Do the Inner Work – this is the number one habit of highly effective changemakers – they start with the man in the mirror and ask him to change his ways to quote Michael Jackson.
Doing the inner work is where we get to make a big difference on a number of levels. Firstly it makes a huge difference in your personal and professional lives because as you clear away your own inner limiting beliefs and lack of consciousness in a given area, you become more productive, happier and successful. Secondly you join the ranks of Quantum Activists all over the world changing the collective consciousness by changing their own consciousness. Remember, that collective is projected out to the world to form the world we live in.
You start to change the world by starting with the man or woman in the mirror means doing the inner work.