When You are Most Suggestable

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Arising in the morning is a very sacred time, and I will tell you why. It is the most suggestable time of the day. Your very first 5 – 10 minutes upon waking are exactly like a hypnotic state. This is the time when your unconscious mind is still very active and suggestibility is very strong.

So, what does this mean for you? It means upon waking, as soon as you are able to have a conscious thought, your unconscious mind is “listening”. It will take in your thoughts as suggestions just as if you were going through a guided hypnosis session. Only this is natural hypnosis! Remember, thoughts create. Whatever you choose to think about or not think about will begin to rule how your day is going to unfold.

How can you use this to help you? First of all, do NOT look at your phone first thing. (I am guilty of this too!). Your first moments awake should be given only to yourself. After all, this is what guides your day. If you look at your phone first thing, you are giving your power over to whatever it is you read off of your phone. Leave the phone alone! Wait until you have had your moment together with yourself.

Grab your coffee, get up and do your routine as you usually do, but think positive and affirmative thoughts! Spend the first moments from the second you think, to the moment you open your eyes, to the time you get out of bed, as sacred moments. These are reserved for YOU! This is how God has created us as beings. When we awaken we are open to suggestion. It is the most creative time of the day.

Choose wisely! Consider before you go to sleep what you will think about as soon as you awaken. Refuse anything less than positive and affirmative thinking! When those moments have passed, then attend to your phone, brush your teeth, etc. I challenge you to give this a try for at least a week and then go back and examine how your week has unfolded. Use affirmations and guide your day in the form of “I Am” statements.

Examples:

“I am abundant and my day will be filled with abundant blessing.”

” I am trustable and everyone I encounter will welcome me with a trusting heart.”

“I am creative. Today, I will be inspired with wisdom and divine creativity.”

You can choose one thing to work on or a different affirmation every day. Or you can simply meditate upon how you want your day to unfold. See yourself as happy. See everyone around you as happy, laughing, joy filled, and productive. For those whom you have conflict with, surround them with love in your first morning moments! You will be surprised what can develop out of your first moments of suggestion as you awaken to each day!

Loving you from here,

Dr Rev Jenine Marie Howry, PhD

 

“No More Faking Fine”: Book Suggestion

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I discovered this book just browsing through Amazon’s book list and I am so glad I have found it! It is written by Esther Fleece with a forward by Louie and Shelly Giglio. The author talks about “ending the pretending” as it is written on the front cover. She was/is a very successful female minister , until she took a break, and realized that is it unbiblical to live a fake life. So many walk into church with a smile and then leave with tears and wounds stuck inside. In order to be healed we have to get real. I loved reading the authors journey and her loving expressions regarding the church and how to heal our personal”fakeness”.

I have inserted the Amazon link graphic here in my post. If you would like to read this book, please order , if you will, through my graphic. I am an Amazon Associate for my blog and my ministry. It does NOT cost more for your purchase. Amazon gives me referral fees when I promote their products, books, etc. You WILL glean a lot from this book! Please enjoy and be welcome to come back and comment on how you liked it, how it helped you, and anything else you would like to express!

Purchase by clicking the link below! ¬†Embracing “real”. Pastor Jenine Marie Howry 800-421-1765 for prayer.

“No More Faking Fine”