Secrets to the Law of Attraction – Ecourse Workbook from "Thought Vibration" - William Walker Atkinson - 1906 Lesson 11"The Universe is governed by Law - one great Law. Its manifestations aremultiform, but viewed from the Ultimate there is but one Law. We are familiarwith some of its manifestations, but are almost totally ignorant of certainothers. Still we are learning a little more every day - the veil is being graduallylifted."
Secrets to the Law of Attraction Ecourse Workbook suspicions and feeling. Everything began to look green - the green-eyed monster waxed fat. Lesson 11 - The And so it is with every feeling or emotion. If you give way to a fit of rage, you will find it Psychology Of Emotion easier to become angry the next time, on less provocation. The habit of feeling and acting "mean" does not take long to firmly settle itself in ONE is apt to think of the emotions as its new home if encouraged. Worry is a great habitindependent from habit. We easily may think of for growing and waxing fat. People start byone acquiring habits of action, and even of worrying about big things, and then begin to worrythinking, but we are apt to regard the emotions as and fret about some smaller thing. And then thesomething connected with "feeling" and quite merest trifle worries and distresses them. Theydivorced from intellectual effort. Yet, notwith- imagine that all sorts of evil things are about tostanding the distinction between the two, both are befall them. If they start on a journey they aredependent largely upon habit, and one may repress, certain there is going to be a wreck. If a telegramincrease, develop, and change ones emotions, just comes, it is sure to contain some dreadful tidings.as one may regulate habits of action and lines of If a child seems a little quiet, the worrying motherthought. is positive it is going to fall ill and die. If the husband seems thoughtful, as he revolves some business plan in his mind, then the good wife is It is an axiom of psychology that convinced that he is beginning to cease to love her,"Emotions deepen by repetition." If a person allows and indulges in a crying spell. And so it goes -a state of feeling to thoroughly take possession of worry, worry, worry - each indulgence making thehim, he will find it easier to yield to the same habit more at home. After a while the continuedemotion the second time, and so on, until the thought shows itself in action. Not only is the mindparticular emotion or feeling becomes second poisoned by the blue thoughts, but the foreheadnature to him. If an undesirable emotion shows shows deep lines between the eyebrows, and theitself inclined to take up a permanent abode with voice takes on that whining, rasping tone soyou, you had better start to work to get rid of it, or common among worry-burdened people.at least to master it. And the best time to do this isat the start; for each repetition renders the habitmore firmly intrenched, and the task of dislodging The condition of mind known as "fault-it more difficult. finding" is another emotion that grows fat with exercise. First, fault is found with this thing, then with that, and finally with everything. The person Were you ever jealous? If so, you will becomes a chronic "nagger" - a burden to friendsremember how insidious was its first approach; and relatives, and a thing to be avoided byhow subtly it whispered hateful suggestions into outsiders. Women make the greatest naggers. Notyour willing ear, and how gradually it followed up because men are any better, but simply because asuch suggestions, until, finally you began to see man nagger apt to have the habit knocked out ofgreen. (Jealousy has an effect upon the bile, and him by other men who will not stand his nonsense -causes it to poison the blood. This is why the idea he find that he is making things too hot for himselfof green is always associated with it.) Then you and he reforms; while a woman has more of awill remember how the thing seemed to grow, chance to indulge in the habit. But this nagging istaking possession of you until you scarcely could all a matter of habit. It grows from smallshake it off. You found it much easier to become beginnings, and each time it is indulged in it throwsjealous the next time. It seemed to bring before you out another root, branch, or tendril, and fastensall sorts of objects apparently justifying your itself the closer to the one who has given it soil in which to grow. 29
From “Thought Vibration” by W. W. Atkinson the other hand, sit all day in a moping posture, sigh, and reply to everything with a dismal voice, Envy, uncharitableness, gossip scandal- and your melancholy lingers. There is no moremongering, are all habits of this kind. The seeds are valuable precept in moral education than this, as allin every human breast, and only need good soil and who have experience know: if we wish to conquera little watering to become lusty and strong. emotional tendencies in ourselves, we must assiduously, and in the first instance, cold- bloodedly, go through the outward movements of Each time you give way to one of these those contrary dispositions we prefer to cultivate.negative emotions, the easier do you make it for arecurrence of the same thing, or similar ones.Sometimes by encouraging one unworthy emotion, Smooth the brow, brighten the eye,you find that you have given room for the growth contract the dorsal rather than the ventral aspect ofof a whole family of these mental weeds. the frame, and speak in a major key, pass the genial compliment, and your heart must be frigid indeed if it does not gradually thaw. Now, this is not a good old orthodoxpreachment against the sin of bad thoughts. It is ----merely a calling of your attention to the lawunderlying the psychology of emotion. Nothing End of Lesson 11new about it -old as the hills - so old that many ofus have forgotten all about it. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR YOUR STUDIES If you wish to manifest these constantlydisagreeable and unpleasant traits, and to suffer theunhappiness that comes from them, by all means This ecourse is sponsored by "Secrets todo so - that is your own business, and privilege. Its the Law of Attraction" book - available atnone of mine, and I am not preaching at you - it Lulu.com and coming soon to Amazon.comkeeps me busy minding my own business andkeeping an eye on my own undesirable habits andactions. I am merely telling you the law regardingthe matter, and you may do the rest. If you wish tochoke out these habits, there are two ways open toyou. First, whenever you find yourself indulging ina negative thought or feeling, take right hold of itand say to it firmly, and vigorously, "Get out!" Itwont like this at first, and will bridle up, curve itsback and snarl like an offended cat. But never mind- just say, "Scat" to it. The next time it will not beso confident and aggressive - it will have These lessons come from the "Law ofmanifested a little of the fear-habit. Each time you Attraction - Thought Vibration" book - availablerepress and choke out a tendency of this kind, the only through Lulu.comweaker it will become, and the stronger will yourwill be. Collect the whole Law of Attraction Classics Series – Professor James says: "Refuse to express a visit the Go Thunk Yourselfpassion, and it dies. Count ten before venting your Reference Library and find aanger, and its occasion seems ridiculous. Whistling vast library of self-help booksto keep up courage is no mere figure of speech. On for your use. 30