Changing Perceptions

We all know that feeling of contentment that can wash over us when we are at peace with life and ourselves. Many of us are also familiar with that feeling of wanting to jump out of our skin or react with behavior that is neither constructive nor conscious. Where could this disparity of such opposite reactions stem from? The answer is–our thoughts, fundamental beliefs, and perceptions.

Whenever we are not conscious and fully present, our subconscious mind takes over and runs the show. This would be fine if all the beliefs, perceptions, and behaviors we acquired in the first six years of our life were accurate and supportive. If they aren’t, they can create havoc in your life and make it difficult for you to succeed.

Traditionally, meditation and Buddhist mindfulness have been used to transform behavior and refine perceptions, but I have also seen individuals use many other approaches including sports, gardening, and creativity to quiet their mind, clear their perceptions, and become more at peace with life and themselves.

The video below illustrates how by changing our perceptions we can change our life experience more eloquently then I can express with words.

http://www.karmatube.org/videos.php?id=397

I invite you to explore some of the ICWIB art activities and videos for FREE because they are a wonderful way quiet the mind and clear perceptions. If you enjoy these messages, Like us on Facebook and share it with others to enjoy. If you would like to read previous posts, you can find them under resources.