Rough Seas or
Smooth Sailing Ahead…Take Command
Do you wish your life was smooth sailing every day, not just
occasionally? Do you feel like you are you aimlessly adrift, being
tossed around on the sea of life at the whim of the waves?
Everyone experiences a few days or weeks throughout a
lifetime where they feel out of control and tossed to and fro.
However, when being out of control is the rule and is no longer the
exception, life becomes very weary, uncomfortable and perhaps
unbearable. This is when opportunity knocks on your door of life and
you need to be alert enough to open the door and walk right in.
Be Your Own
Every vessel needs
a Captain to guide the ship through difficult waters and trying
times while always on the lookout for reaching smoother water ahead.
Whether your vessel is a rowboat or a luxury yacht with its own
movie theater and helipad, be the captain of your own vessel.
Smooth sailing comes from the choices you make and the lifestyle
you live, not the size of your vessel.
Living your life by design, Feng Shui principles and the
statement "everything you think, say and do matters" helps you
develop the tools needed to create smoother sailing.
Chart a Course to
Once you understand
that you create your tomorrows by your thoughts, words and deeds,
you will realize that it was your thoughts, words and actions from
the last week, last year or five years ago that created today. If
you focused on negative thinking and things in the past, they have
materialized in the present.
For example, if you think you will never find someone to
marry because the good ones are all gone, then you will never find
Mr. or Ms. Right because that is exactly the energy you are
attracting. However, if you focused on smooth sailing and things
going your way six months or five years ago, you are reaping those
rewards today by enjoying a good relationship with your significant
other. This is known as the use of positive energy to design your
life and attract what you want, not what you don't want. It can
also be called the "secret," the law of attraction or charting your
Three Feng Shui Ways to Take Command of Your Vessel:
It takes courage, conviction and a rudder to be in command of
your own vessel. Is your vessel sailing without a rudder? You have
the ability to create your own smooth sailing but a vessel without a
rudder otherwise known as goals or a defined target is in for a very
choppy and bumpy ride. You, the Captain, cannot steer your ship of
life unless you have a clear course set to your final destination.
A favorite profound philosopher known as the Cheshire Cat in
Alice in Wonderland advised Alice as follows when she
questioned the Cat, "Oh, no, no. I was
just wondering if you could help me find my way." The Cheshire Cat
responded, "Well that depends on where you want to get to." Alice
said, "Oh, it really doesn't matter, as long as..." To which the
Cheshire Cat said, "Then it really doesn't matter which way you go."
If you do not have goals and a destination in
mind you will wind up somewhere but will the trip be smooth and will
you end up where you thought you were going?
Make room for new positive energy
to enter by uncluttering your world. Remove the clutter
physically from your surroundings and then your thinking. Only
then, can you clearly focus on your future.
Set goals to chart your new course and design the life you want.
Some of your goals should be attainable in six months, others
one to five years. Review your short-term goals quarterly and
your long-term goals annually and make changes if necessary.
Next, create a plan or chart a course on how to accomplish them.
Then do it. The sailing will be much smoother if
you know what your destination is and how to get there.
Stay focused on your new lifestyle and goals by using positive
energy. Place a healthy upward reaching plant in the east area
of your living room to focus positive energy on your newly
charted course and a water fountain or picture of a river with a
good steady current in the north to energize your new outlook on
life and career.
You are in command of your own vessel, always
have been and always will be. You have the ability to create your
own smooth sailing for next week, next year and five years from now
by making sure you understand that "everything you think, say and
do matters because that is how you create your future." When you
understand that, you can chart your own course and enjoy smooth
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