When a negative though comes to your mind,
immediately replace it with one that is positive.
Positive always dominates over the negative and
your mind has to be conditioned to think only the best thoughts.
Negative thinking is a conditioned process whereby
the negative patterns are established over and over.
Rid yourself of any limitations and become a Powerful Positive Thinker.
You can also build your will-power by restraint in your conduct with others.
Speak less ( use the 60/40 Rule = listen 60% of the time and speak a mere 40%, if that.
This will not only make you more popular but you will learn much wisdom as everyone
we meet, every day has something to teach us.
Also restrain the urge to gossip or to condemn someone who you feel has made a mistake.
Stop complaining and develop a cheerful, vital and strong personality.
You will greatly influence others.
Tour will is like a muscle.
You must first exercise it and then push before it gets stronger.
This necessarily involves short term pain but be assured that the
improvements will come and will touch your character in a most positive way.
When you are hungry, wait another hour before your meal.
When you are labouring over a difficult task and your mind is prompting you
to pick up the latest magazine for a break or to get up and go talk to a friend,
curb the impulse.
Soon you will be able to sit for hours in a precisely concentrated state.
Sir Issac Newton, one of the greatest classical physicist the world has produce, Once said; “
If i have done the public any service, it is due to patient thought.”
Newton had a remarkable ability to sit quietly and think without interruption for very long periods of time.
If he can develop this so can you !
Enhance your will-power; it is likely one of the best training programs you can invest in.
Here are some ideas to strengthen your will and become a stronger person:
1) Do not let your mind float like a piece of paper in the wind.
Work hard to keep it focused at all times.
When doing a task, think of nothing else.
When walking to work, count the steps that it takes to get all the way to the office.
This is not easy but your mind will soon understand that you hold its
reins and not vice versa.
Your mind must eventually become as still as a candle
flame in a corner where there is no draft.
Learn to be Still.
The average person doesn’t spent even 30 minutes
a month in total silence and tranquility.
Develop the skill of sitting quietly,
enjoying the power of silence for at least ten minutes a day.
Simply think about what is important to you in your life.
Reflect on your mission.
Silence indeed is golden.
As the Zen master once said, it is the space
between the bars that holds the cage.
Learn to Meditate Effectively.
The mind is naturally a very noisy
machine which wants to move from one subject to another like
an unchained monkey.
One must learn to restrain and discipline
it if one is to acieve anything of substance and to be peaceful.
Meditation for twenty minutes in the morning and twenty minutes
in the evening will certainly provide you with exceptional results.
If regularly practiced for six months.
Learned sages of the east have
been advancing the many benefits of meditation for over 5000 years.
To enhance your concentration and powers of focus, count your steps when you walk.
This is a particularly strong technique.
Take six steps while taking a long inhale, hold
your breath for another six steps, and then exhale for six steps.
If six steps is too long for the breaths, do whatever you feel comfortable with.
You will feel very alert, refreshed, internally quiet and centered after this exercise.
So many people allow their minds to be filled with mental chatter.
All peak performers Appreciate the power of a quiet, clear mind which will concentrate
steadily on all important tasks.