Poverty conscious or abundance. Which would you choose? Well, duh, abundance. Why wouldn’t you? If your belief system is rooted in poverty or lack, abundance might not seem to be a choice.
It is and you can have abundance in your life, but first you have to change your beliefs.
What might be readily apparent in your life, such as always thinking you’ll never have enough money or you’ll never be able to get out of the situation you are in, can be changed. Yes, it can. You know the saying “what goes around, comes around”? That is the key to changing your life to accept abundance.
What messages do you tell yourself? Whether it is something you say out loud or just think, those messages become reality. When you go to the grocery store, do you think “jeez, all I can afford is lousy mac and cheese”? Nothing wrong with mac and cheese, it’s the thought of that’s all you can afford. When you take your car in for new tires, do you think “jeez, these a$$holes overcharge me for everything”? Now what do you think will happen with thoughts like that. You will overpay for those tires. What you put out there comes right back to you.
What if the message was “I am so grateful/happy I can provide for my family or myself with good food”. Or “I am really glad I have new tires for my car so I can be safe on the road and drive it for a long time”. What do you think happens then? Your experience will change. Take it one step further “I am really glad/happy/grateful that I have a nice grocery store [tire shop] nearby that offers good service and good prices. The people there are really nice and helpful”. How does your view of the situation change?
This is not about being fake, blowing sunshine up someone’s a$$, or winning the lottery the next day. (The lottery might not be out of the question, if your belief system is structured that way.) A simple, “I feel good about this situation” is all it takes. Just a brief moment of sincerity can cause ripples of abundance to flow through the Universe and stream right back to you.
What goes around, comes around and quite often multiplied.
Pay attention to the garbage that rolls around in your head. Consider it fertilizer, if you must, to grow a new garden of thoughts. Try thanking yourself for getting good food at the grocery store, for having enough money to meet your needs. Then thank the Universe for providing abundance in all forms.
And look around you and see all the abundance that you might have missed when you were agonizing over the mac and cheese.