You watch the news, open the newspaper and on a daily basis come across so many horrific incidences. Some are natural disasters and some are the acts of humans. How can we prevent ourselves from being affected by them and more importantly how can an event which has perhaps been created by the negative thinking patterns of the majority of the people in this world not enter our reality?

asked 23 Jun '10, 08:38

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I Think Therefore I Am

At the risk of sounding a bit glib, why not stop watching the news or opening the newspaper?

Works for me.

If there is anything you really need to know about your physical world, just trust that your Higher Self will bring that information to you somehow.


answered 23 Jun '10, 12:09

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Actually I don't watch the news haven't done so for at least the past decade but wherever I go if something really bad has happened that's all that people discuss and you can't really stop it from entering your reality:-(

(23 Jun '10, 19:52) I Think Therefore I Am

Well, I'm sorry but I would have to disagree with you there. It's not about what they are discussing, it's about why you are reacting to what they are discussing. Presumably, no-one is holding you at gunpoint and forcing you to be involved with those discussions? So why are you allowing your attention to linger on things that don't make you feel good? Or even, why are you allowing yourself to associate with people who don't make you feel good? Nothing can ever enter your reality without your conscious permission in some way. Maybe there's some material for a Focus Block there? :)

(23 Jun '10, 21:03) Stingray

I'm with Stingray on this.

Personally, I stopped watching the news a couple of years ago. Usually when it's a major catastrophe we'll hear of it through word of mouth but by watching the news and seeing those images, it's hard not to feel bad and when we begin to feel bad about something,we're only contributing negative energy to the situation - "Where attention goes, energy flows."

I know a lot of people consider this as putting your head in the sand but my rule is that if I can't contribute something positive to a situation, I'm not going to add negative energy to it by feeling bad. And as Stingray pointed out, if it's something you need to know, it will be brought to your attention.


answered 23 Jun '10, 12:35

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I completely agree with Michaela and Stingray. I stopped watching the news a couple of years ago, and inviting those bad vibrations into my life and my home. I don't miss it at all. It's just too negative, and as mentioned, adds nothing to our happiness. Nearly all of it, are things we can do nothing about, and things that don't affect us. It was hard to stop watching and reading at first, but in time you won't miss it at all and will feel better.


answered 23 Jun '10, 13:38

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LeeAnn 1

ADDS his agreement to LeeAnn,We have something in Sweden call "kvällspressen" evening newspaper. and many people read them.and they are just bad news worry and fear,and there in every store and the headlines are plastered over the front of the shops.An we just Ignore them not worth the price monetarily and emotionally .. We feel much better not being involved with the silly junk that passes as news

(24 Jun '10, 15:25) ursixx
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