If you wish to bring about changes in your life, you must first learn do things differently
Consider the possibility that we come into this world with an amount of pre-programming built into our core being. That new born children appear to automatically know more than the previous generations. That a baby spider can make a web without being shown how, baby ducks follow their mother and swim for the first time without lessons. All signs of what could be described as a collective knowledge or awareness. These events are examples of morphic resonance and morphic fields. Rather than trying to explain this I depth here, I will leave you to research the topic further if you wish to know more.
Memory of nature
This process is something that biologist Dr Rupert Sheldrake suggests in the theory he published in the early 80s describing it as memory of nature.
‘According to the hypothesis of formative causation, all self-organizing systems, including crystals, plants and animals contain an inherent memory, given by a process called morphic resonance from previous similar systems. All human beings draw upon a collective human memory, and in turn contribute to it. Even individual memory depends on morphic resonance rather than on physical memory traces stored within the brain. This hypothesis is testable experimentally, and implies that the so-called laws of nature are more like habits’ – Dr Rupert Sheldrake
While his work lacks mainstream acceptance and has been characterised as pseudoscience, personally I find his theory not only makes sense, but also explains many things that I have observed without understanding fully. His research puts forward a believable argument of why life appears to evolve in a certain way and why influences can be almost infectious in their adoption and spread. I suggest that you look up ‘The one hundred monkey effect’ to understand that better and why birds in a flock will turn in mass without collision and shoals of fish swim in a similar fashion.
Do things differently
With all that in mind, I suggest that society will also have programmed the way in which we interact with the world, only not in such a natural way and an imposed or subliminal learning – hence the need for me to write this article!
To instigate and create the change you seek, you will need to rethink how you act and carry on your daily life if you wish to instigate significant changes in your life. Learn how to think and do things in a different way, not repeat your early programming, break old habits and open up your mind to new and greater possibilities. Start new connections in your mind and new thinking by your actions and intentions to develop how you desire your life to become.
If you start your day thinking negatively with thoughts such as: life has been unfair to me, why do things always seem to happen to me, I’m stuck in the same old job, I do the same things everyday, I’m so unhappy with my life – that is the life you will create and continue to have by thinking and saying those things. If you wake up, being happy that you’re alive, being grateful for the things you have, happy with whatever love you have in your life and go about your day with a positive outlook, that can be the life that you create for yourself from positive and clear intentions in your mind and thoughts.
That may not sound so simple if you’re in a bad place, or have terrible things happening in your life, but somehow you need to find a way to begin to have more positive and brighter thoughts. There are many ways we can use periods of time to think about that, in meditation or just relaxing; before we go to sleep is one of those opportunities that we can use to begin this technique. Perhaps, introducing thoughts like: What if… I had a better life, nice things can happen to me tomorrow, my life will get better, I will have a happy life. Also, to think about the things you don’t want in your life too, ‘I won’t live in the past anymore, I don’t want to be sad or depressed anymore, I don’t want to do a job I hate’, for example. Create images in your mind with a true desire, imagining how that reality would make you feel. Repeat the process as frequently as possible and take note of any positive changes that begin to happen in your life. You may just find that you can have an impact on how your life works out and not be the victim of your circumstances and negative thoughts for the rest of your life.