Know What You Desire

by Tara Agacayak on February 14, 2016

When I first moved to Turkey, I experienced a depression that lasted for a number of years until I decided I didn’t want to live with it any longer and began researching ways to become more positive and overcome my chronic negativity.

I focused on dietary changes, exercise, music and journaling and I worked to become more mindful of my thoughts and transform them in an effort to boost my mood.

With Hashimoto’s, I had autoimmune thyroid and digestive issues that affected my hormones and threw my body off balance.

I started meditating to discover what my body and soul needed for healing, and I got this message, “you need to live your life the way you desire.”

It was a simple message, but understanding my desires was not so simple.

I thought I knew what I wanted, but often I either didn’t believe what I wanted was possible, I didn’t believe I deserved it, or I wasn’t really clear on what form the desire should take.

I’ve heard that only 1 person in 100 knows what they desire.

My dad likes to say, life is simple. There are two rules:

  1. You figure out what you want to do

  2. You do it

But, he says, most people are stuck on the first rule.

This quora thread asks how people know what they want to do in life and when they figure it out.

And desires have varying magnitudes.

Sometimes it’s a nap, sometimes a piece of chocolate.

Perhaps it’s tickets to the ballet or a weekend at a 5-star hotel.

The thing to know is no matter the magnitude of the desire, the muscle to exercise the desire is the same.

Tune in to a desire in order to fulfill it.

In Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill mentions two different kinds of imagination: synthetic imagination and creative imagination.

About creative imagination, he says:

“Through the faculty of creative imagination, the finite mind of man has direct communication with Infinte Intelligence. It is the faculty through which “hunches” and “inspirations” are received. It is by this faculty that all basic, or new ideas are handed over to man.

It is through this faculty that thought vibrations from the minds of others are received. It is through this faculty that one individual may ‘tune in,’ or communicate with the subconscious minds of other men.

The creative imagination works automatically in the manner described in subsequent pages. This faculty functions ONLY when the conscious mind is vibrating at an exceedingly rapid rate, as for example, when the conscious mind is stimulated through the emotion of strong desire.”

The more connected you are to your desire, the more likely you are to fulfill it.

The more excited you get about the desire, the more glorious it will be when it is fulfilled.

The more you release your attachment to the outcome, the more space the divine has to work with.

When you pay attention to your desires, you will notice they are closely linked to your passions and your passions often point the way to your life’s purpose.

And this is why I help people create schedules around their desires, because it more than setting yourself up for success, but you also create the structures for your life’s fulfillment.

And this is what I desire for you.




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