Today’s episode is about reclaiming the power of choice. I talk about freedom that lies in realizing you have a choice. Choice about how you feel, how you spend your time, and what thoughts you are allowing yourself to think regardless of any external circumstances. I also included a brief visualization to shift your thoughts and help you promote healing.
What You’ll Learn From this Episode:
+ You always have a choice even if it's not obvious.
+ You can choose your thoughts regardless of any circumstances.
+ You can't eliminate your thoughts, but you can replace them with the thoughts you chose.
+ How to shift your thoughts and help promote healing with a simple visualization.
+ Truth & Dare Question: What choices are you making today to support your healing?
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Full Episode Transcript:
Welcome to Truth & Dare Cancer, the only podcast that teaches you how to supercharge your self-healer, navigate fear, and recalibrate your life by using cancer as a powerful catalyst for change. On this show we get real about all things cancer. And now here’s your host, cancer survivor, mathematician and certified life coach, Ceca Mijatovic.
Hello and welcome! Today’s episode is about reclaiming the power of choice.
Freedom is realizing you have a choice. Choice about how you feel, how you spend your time, and what thoughts you are allowing yourself to think regardless of any external circumstances.
During the time on my cancer journey when I was so weak, in so much pain that I couldn’t even open my eyes, I started having visions of all these other C words. While my body was consumed by dealing with cancer, it felt like my subconscious was whispering to me not to give in, and started to slowly flash other positive C words. Words like Courage, Calm, Compassion, Choice were appearing in the distance and slowing making their way toward me. At that moment I noticed the shift in my focus, the shift in my belief. As a life coach I knew I could hold multiple feelings, even opposing feelings, at the same time. So this vision helped me not deny that I was very sick, but also to accept the encouragement I received from my higher self. So I made a promise to myself that as soon as I’m well enough I would start creating little snippets of positive C-words to share with others, and here we are.
So if you are sick while listening to this episode, so sick that you cannot even open your eyes, I suggest you choose just one different thought. You see, we think 40-50,000 thoughts a day, consciously or unconsciously, it is happening. And while you cannot eliminate thoughts you can replace them, with the thoughts you chose.
So I invite you to choose SELF LOVE and KINDNESS. All you need to do is imaging a white light or glitter representing self-love and kindness going through your body, your veins, and really saturating the area of pain and distress. Imagine this light or glitter circulating through your body time and time again. That’s it.
If you find this brief visualization helpful, store it in your mind on your go-to mental shelf, and every time you start feeling weak or down, remember you have a choice, so chose this visualization and walk yourself through it.
I also know that as you hear me telling you that you have a choice, the ego part of you may be creeping in and doubting what I’m stating. And to that I say “if you are going to doubt something, doubt your limits, because we are limitless. Chew on that little ego!
And for those of you who are well enough to write, grab a pen and paper, or notes app on your phone, and answer this question: what choices are you making today to support your healing?
Commit your choices in writing until we speak again. And in the meantime, I dare you to find the truth in your cancer!
Thanks for tuning in. If you want to stop identifying with your cancer, you can download a free “You Are Not Your Cancer” guide at www.truthanddarecancer.com/podcastfreeguide.