Energy of the Mind

Aristotle said that, “The energy of the mind is the essence of life.” How often have you felt tired? I’m not talking about physical exhaustion, like only getting two hours of sleep and being run down. I’m talking about overall just feeling blah…Maybe you feel uninspired or unmotivated. There are times that you just don’t feel like doing anything and all you want to do is go loaf on the coach or sleep. But what if I told you that all those feelings are within your control. That really, you’re creating them. Which is excellent news actually. If you’re creating those feelings of feeling uninspired or unmotivated then it also means you’re capable of creating feelings that are motivating and inspiring. Want to know how? You CREATE How You FEEL It starts with your THOUGHTS. It has nothing to do with your circumstances or what’s happening around you. We are presented with circumstances in life and then we place a thought to them. We decide what we think of it. Whether it’s fun, boring, sad, happy, good, or bad. Our feelings of vigor and life come from 100% of what you’re generating in your mind – hence, Aristotle, “The energy of the mind is the essence of life.” You create that essence by what you allow to stay in your mind. We want to think that it has something to do with the boring meeting we’re sitting in or the chuch class that seems to go on and on and on forever. That makes total sense, you go into a class awake and alert and then within 15 minutes of the teacher reading from the text you’re yawning and fighting the urge to sleep. You’re feeling bored and uninspired because the teacher is boring. I hear ya. I used to … Continue reading Energy of the Mind