Ha ha ha! I have to say it! I started to read the piece and I laughed because it was delving into something that I had noticed about myself, something that was practically a life-long habit or way of being that somehow came to my attention. I love to research, and the rise of the Internet has taken this tendency to new heights. If I see a book, a pair of shoes or a box of chocolates that looks tempting....I turn to google first. Why? Because I want to be right, I want to do the right thing, I don't want to make a mistake. Also, I don't want to waste the little money I have on something that isn't suitable. I don't want to ever have to utter those words "it was a waste of money".
This is what I realised: research is a form of procrastination; research cuts me off from my instinct; research, in creating certainty, denies me a wealth of experience; research is a way of not being present. (Before I entered the clinic, I checked the technology was accessible for me and was about to go into this whole process of checking everything else was right, when I caught myself and said "woman, just do it!")
It is so true. You will never create a masterpiece from studying how to do it, you have to start to do it and keep at it. My issue is that I was afraid of making mistakes, until I realised that if I don't allow myself to make mistakes, I am not allowing myself the opportunity to learn.
Still not sure how to do the Hour of Power, but we are getting there!
Post by Nut Tmu-Ankh ☥ on Jan 7, 2015 10:04:40 GMT -8
You are doing Magnificently Diva Sonja!
I Love the confirmation of my private meditations showing up mirrored in external information. Beautiful synchronicity!
You know there are six currencies we depend on and employ: time, creativity, health, friendship, fun and money. Of them all the least important iz money. I'd rather waste money than time, peace of mind(health) or an opportunity for fun. You can always make more money way more easily than you can make more of the other five.
As for the Hour of Power, re*member it's a GAME. Let go of needing to understand it and just PLAY with it. Your game iz more about you appreciating and reclaiming those other five currencies, than it iz about money.
A wombn in harmony with her spirit iz like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself.
Thank you for explaining the six currencies. I will start to incorporate the value of these things in the way I approach matters. I have in the past realised that I sometimes devalue my time eg spending hours researching the best price for something that is low value. I would catch myself and divide the amount I'd saved by the amount of time spent. It was a good exercise because I could see that I was valuing my time at as little as £2 per hour and when I was working I was getting £19 per hour. It just helped me to get things in perspective.
Also I am prone to worrying, which is never a good way to spend time! I sometimes tell myself that I shouldn't spend 10 minutes thinking about it if I wouldn't spend £10 on it. Right now I have to learn the inherent value of the different currencies and work out how I can prioritise them accordingly. This would be a good way for me to increase my quality of life.
Ok, I have added the 5 additional currencies to my positive affirmations about finance.
Hour of power, I'm not so much trying to get it right as trying to find the right way! I can think of myriad reasons why I could just say "I can't do it" - I am physically limited in what I can do due to illness, I don't have a skill that is easily accessible, and I have become socially isolated due to my chronic ill-health - however, I really want to do it! I used to vend without a license on the streets so its not a fear-factor thing. I'm trying to find a creative way to get around the obstacles and still play the game. I haven't been able to think up anything that I can immediately put into practice.