The mind holds on through beliefs, expectations, and interpretations. It takes a lifetime to build up these conditional responses, but dismantling them occurs moment by moment. The present is the right time to begin. When you find yourself in a situation in which you are certain of disaster, loss, hurt, or any other negative outcome, use the following formulas, as appropriate:
These aren’t just formulations, they are new beliefs that, when sincerely held, call in spirit to aid you. To build a new reality you need new mental structures.
Adapted from The Path to Love, by Deepak Chopra (Three Rivers Press, 1997).
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