Let me explain. Positive thinking doesn’t work effectively unless you match your positive thoughts with a corresponding emotion or feeling in your body.
20 years ago when I started my own Personal Development journey and launched www.amazingcoaching.com.au it was all about the benefits of positive thinking.
However, over the years, new breakthroughs in Science and Personal Development are now proving that in order to make your positive thoughts effective, you need to also elevate the corresponding feeling or emotion in your body.
Research by Neuroscientist Dr Joe Dispenza are now showing that positive thinking only reaches your brain stem – that’s is only 41% of your body. Therefore, unless you get your emotions involved, positive thinking doesn’t work!
Matching your Positive Thinking with your Emotions
Let’s say you just want to feel a little more joy or happiness in your life. Old models would encourage you to consciously create new positive thoughts and think happy. However, neuroscience is now proving that if you want more happiness in your life, you have to feel happy as well. This means as well as thinking positive thoughts, you need to create an elevated feeling of happiness in your body as well.
The more you create this alignment of thoughts and feelings, the more this becomes your new identity, your new programming and your new point of attraction.
Why Positive thinking doesn’t work alone
Unfortunately, if you practice positive thinking alone, you may experience the following struggles:
- It can take years to convince your body that what your thoughts are thinking are true for you.
- Your thoughts may conflict with your feelings. e.g You may thinking positively about having more happiness in your life, but if you feel that you are not worthy of happiness or it is not possible for you, then this cause ‘ split energy’ or a conflict in your belief. As a result, you may just feeling stuck!
- The likelihood is that you will just give up as nothing is changing!
Creating Alignment between Thoughts and Emotions
In order to create quick, effective change, you need to align both your positive thoughts, with a positive feeling in your body.
For example, if you want to feel loved, you have to FEEL in your body how lovely it will be to feel Loved.
If you want to feel Good Enough, you need to practice the emotion ( What would it feel like?) of Good Enough.
If you want to feel abundant, you must create feelings of abundance in your body first.
Life Coaching with Lisa Phillips.
Based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Lisa Phillips is one of Australia’s leading Life Coaches and Confidence experts. Lisa has over 20 years experience and is the author of ‘ The Confidence Coach’ book.
Lisa works with clients both in Australia and all over the world. She provides face to face, online and Skype Life Coaching sessions.