There are two realities. One, you can see, touch, hear, smell and taste. You can measure it, physically manipulate it and react to it. This is your physical reality.  Many people get stuck believing that this is the only reality, and that which exists in the imagination is not real. We are able to perceive our outer reality, and therefore we believe it.

However, when you think about your physical reality, do you ever think about how it came about? Most of us don’t. We perceive what is around us as the true reality and it’s our job to navigate this world to the best of our ability.

The truth is that the inner reality is the cause, and the outer reality is the effect.

And, everything is make-believe. Your core beliefs are made up. You didn’t come into this world believing that the world is a scary place, or that money is hard to come by, or that you have no hope of ever succeeding. Those beliefs were made up over the course of your life. It really doesn’t matter “how” they came about – they are still all made up. They are no more real than anything else that lives in your imagination!

Your physical (sensory) reality is no more real than what exists in your imagination. In fact it is a child of your inner reality. The inner reality is the seed, nurtured by belief. The outer reality is the fruit of that seed.

That means, you created your outer reality through your inner reality. This is what’s meant by, “Life doesn’t happen to you, it happens through you.”

So ask yourself… which reality would you prefer to be living out in this physical experience? Would you rather continue with things as they are, or upgrade to a more pleasing experience?

Which reality are you feeding with belief, thoughts and emotion –
●    the reality that is based on “seeing is believing” (your outer reality) or
●    the reality that is based on “believing is seeing” (your inner reality)?

Only the latter will enable you to manifest whatever life experiences you want, instead of constantly manifesting reactions to “what is”!

It’s not easy to take ownership of your life like this. You may feel frustrated, angry at yourself, ashamed or disgusted at what you’ve created. But please don’t allow these feelings to linger. You did not know that you were creating your world according to your beliefs! Give yourself some appreciation for the fact that you have this immense creative ability.

Now, it’s time to direct that ability to create a pleasing physical reality for yourself. Believe in the beauty of your dreams. Give them all of the emotional and thought power you can and give those seeds a chance to come to fruition. Don’t allow the weeds of doubt or worry choke out your dreams. Always keep in mind that your outer reality is the effect, not the cause, and you have the power to be a cause that will effect positive change.


Article Author: Smiljan Mori is the founder of MindOver™ Network, Brilliant solutions for Performance, Motivation and Happiness. He is also the creator of Big U Academy, the Kitepreneur NetworkTM and Kitepreneur Lifestyle Academy. He has literally created a successful business and coaching empire from scratch and is a best-selling author and motivational speaker who brings unparalleled professional experience and the latest scientific research from neuroscience and positive psychology to audiences around the globe. He has shown more than 150,000 people from 50 countries how to change their lives for the better.

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