Several days ago I announced in the Parkinsons Recovery newsletter a “free bonus” to everyone who attends Jump Start to Wellness November 30th and December 1st : the secret to how I am reversing my gray hair back to its natural color. Everyone has free giveaways for programs like Jump Start, so I joined the club.Â After all, I do not want to be perceived as unconventional!
What I did not expect was the response. My in box is flooded today with emails from readers who would like to attend Jump Start to Wellness but report they are unable to make the trip due to financial worries. What a quandary I find myself in!
Part of me wants everyone to know the secret. After all, it is symbolic of how recovery from Parkinson’s happens when we trust the body’s ability to heal itself.
If I believe that gray hair goes hand in hand with aging, then I will of course accept gray hair as I age because I believe it is inevitable.Â If I believe that aging goes hand in hand with greater vitality and youthfulness, I will expect my hair will remain the color of my youth – black.
The secret I will divulge about reversing my hair color is not about changing my thoughts patterns. But whenÂ I did challenge my own thoughts about gray hair, the secret smacked me in the face.Â I couldn’t help but notice and take positive action immediately. I can’t wait to show off my new hair at Jump Start.
In a flash of insight I realized that the rash of emails asking that I reveal the secret lies at the foundation of the recovery process. What areÂ the reasons people write to me about why they cannot come? (These are paraphrased since I do not want to quote anyone.)
“I do not have the funds for an airline ticket.”
“I don’t have the money.”
“I don’t want to spend the money.”
“I have a limited budget.”
“I live on social security. The trip is out of reach for me.”
I invite you to sense in to the restrictive thinking that is tied to all of these reasons. They are no different in substance from the following reasons that sideline recovery from the symptoms of Parkinson’s:
“I do not have the funds to pay for the therapies that will help me feel better.”
“I don’t have the money to take good care of myself.”
“I don’t want to spend any money to help myself feel better.”
“I have a limited budget, so I am going to have to let Parkinson’s take its course.”
“I live on social security. Taking action to help myself recover would be much too expensive.”
My point of course is that these limiting thought forms insure that the symptoms of Parkinson’s persist.WeÂ manifest whatever we think about constantly.
There is an alternative. Remove, release, detach, eject and shield all thoughts of limitation. Replace them with thoughts of abundance. You will get exactly what you think. That is what we will be teaching everyone to do for themselves who attends Jump Start to Wellness.
I am not going to let the cat out of the bag right now and divulge the secret to reversing gray hair. I think a much higher purpose is being served here. If you want to know the secret now, you have to attend Jump Start to Wellness.
Of course, there are many practical reasons why you may be unable to attend. If you can not come, the most important gift you can give yourself is to examine the reasons why you are not coming.Â Consider adopting the following thoughts as mantras about all of your current and future therapies:
I have all the funds I need to pay for the therapies that will help me feel better.
I live on the unqualified generosity of the universe. Taking action to help myself recover gives me the energy, stamina and power to become all that I am.
I have all the money I need to take good care of myself
I have all the resources I need to recover
I hope you do attend Jump Start to Wellness. But whether you do or not, please trackÂ your own thoughts of limitation that “there is not enough.” We recycle thoughts of limitation by the hundreds day in and day out as we ride the same hamster wheel in the cage of our minds.
Shift your thoughts about what is possible.
Change your life.
Robert Rodgers, Ph.D.