It’s no news that patterns seem to control our thoughts, emotions and actions. Even our biology. Patterns we picked up from our environment, mass consciousness and our biological lineage.
Here are some definitions of patterns:. “Configurations and tendencies forming a consistent or recurring characteristic. Something that repeats in a predictable way. Emotional patterns are stored at a cellular level in specific organs in the body. The brain receives information, interprets and patterns it.”
The human mind tends to repeat patterns of thought and behavior in order to feel safe. Patterns even such as how we put our pants on, how we brush our teeth, and how we drive become second nature to us. It was done like this yesterday, so this is how we do it today, says our mind. Patterns were necessary to navigate in an environment where so much seemed unpredictable. It was the mind’s way of keeping life safe, ordered and flowing. Many patterns serve us, yet how many patterns became a limitation to our joy and freedom? And how many of us spent years, energy and money trying to change those pattern, whether they were about relationships, addictions, depression, anger, lack of health, abundance of resources or lack of self-worth? Continue reading