I liked the beginning of the song and was on my playlist for a week before I noticed what it was doing to my subconscious mind and influencing my thinking.
I don’t pay much attention to lyrics on a conscious level. I would rather have my picture or words of what a song might mean to me. Often there is dissonance between the feeling of the song and the lyric.
Please listen to this song to help set the energy and mood of this article.
So what I am sharing here is the power that words, music, and belief systems can hold. I started to notice a pattern of self-talk, and I would hear myself saying, “They don’t care about you” which mirrors the lyrics of the song.
After about a week, I started to notice the voice of my thoughts and the thoughts would replay after dealing with my ex. She would do something that I saw as unloving, and my thought would echo, “She doesn’t care about you.”
To a lesser extent, I would also hear those thoughts when someone wouldn’t respond to a message quick enough. My thoughts would say, “They are not responding because they don’t care about you.” Have you ever experienced this type of self-talk?
My self-talk is a great example because it took me a full week to see what it was doing to me. When not managed, thoughts lead to actions, addictions, suffering and even cause sickness. It also reinforces powerful neuropathways that can be hard to overcome and to reverse negative thought patterns.
To break down the components to this, we first need to look at our words. Words are powerful in the meaning they create. I like the first agreement in The Four Agreements book, “Be Impeccable With Your Words.”
The words we use to talk are a good way of changing the way we think, and we can change the way we think by changing the words we use. Affirmations are another great technique to change false beliefs. We can create a reality of abundance by optimizing the way we use words.
In addition to the words we use, the words used by those around us are just as important. Since we are for the most part a collection of those we spend the most time with. Today I am especially sensitive to how others talk. I am very careful of the people I surround myself with.
Music’s energy travels at different frequencies. This energy can create feelings of all the different emotions. Have you ever noticed how music can make you feel? I use music very carefully today to keep me positive.
Have you ever had to stop listening to something because it brought up negative feelings? I have shied away from the angry punk rock of my past and the dark music of my depression. I utilize music as my wellness and meditative practices that are congruent with the life I am creating.
During my leisure listening I have been sticking to classical or electronic music without lyrics.
Belief systems are the less visible area in how they affect us. In the case of my wife’s affair, it is easy to slip into the belief that she hurt me, and thus, I am a victim. The reality is it had nothing to do with me.
Getting rid of this belief system that she had an affair because she doesn’t care about me was a terribly difficult thing to do.
This video is an excellent explanation of how word, music and belief systems can change not only our frequency but improve the world.
I use these tools in my life as well as in my coaching practice where I help people live their infinite potential. We can learn to recover and thrive in our lives. We are the only things in our way. Let’s work to remove the things that do not serve our infinite potential.