Mental and Physical Energies - Lesson 2b: The Self Mastery

Last Update: January 04, 2017

Greetings to you my amazing WA friends

Here is Part B of Lesson 2: The Self Mastery – Mental and Physical Energies

Through concentration a person is able to collect and hold his mental and physical energies at work. A concentrated mind pays attention to thoughts, words, acts and plans. The person who allows his mind to roam at will never accomplish a great deal in the world. He wastes his energies. If you work, think, talk and act aimlessly, and allow your brain to wander from your subject to foreign fields, you will not be able to concentrate. You concentrate at the moment when you say, "I want to, I can, I will."

Some Mistakes Some People Make. If you waste your time reading sensational stories or worthless newspaper items, you excite the impulsive and the emotional faculties, and this means you are weakening your power of concentration. You will not be a free engineer, able to pilot yourself to success.

Concentration of the mind can only be developed by watching yourself closely. All kinds of development start with close attention. You should regulate your every thought and feeling. When you commence to watch yourself and your own acts and also the acts of other people, you use the faculties of autonomy, and, as you continue to do so, you improve your faculties, until in time you can engineer your every thought, wish and plan.

To be able to focalize the mind on the object at hand in a conscious manner leads to concentration. Only the trained mind can focalize. To hold a thought before it until all the faculties shall have had time to consider that thought is concentration.

The person that cannot direct his thoughts, wishes, plans, resolutions and studies cannot possibly succeed to the fullest extent. The person that is impulsive one moment and calm the next has not the proper control over himself. He is not a master of his mind, nor of his thoughts, feelings and wishes. Such a person cannot be a success. When he becomes irritated, he irritates others and spoils all chances of any concerned doing their best. But the person that can direct his energies and hold them at work in a concentrated manner controls his every work and act, and thereby gains power to control others. He can make his every move serve a useful end and every thought a noble purpose.

In this day the man that gets excited and irritable should be looked upon as an undesirable person. The person of good breeding now speaks with slowness and deliberation. He is cultivating more and more of a reposeful attitude. He is consciously attentive and holds his mind to one thing at a time. He shuts out everything else. When you are talking to anyone give him your sole and undivided attention. Do not let your attention wander or be diverted. Give no heed to anything else, but make your will and intellect act in unison.


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SamiWilliams Premium
Interesting information to help with focus.
Thanks for the share
Sami
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TheBuilder Premium
You are welcome my dear friend.
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Tezsie Premium
Wow, Ibrahim, especially the following part is very telling, I reckon: ¨If you waste your time reading sensational stories or worthless newspaper items, you excite the impulsive and the emotional faculties, and this means you are weakening your power of concentration.¨
Instead of continuing with the task at hand, your focus is drawn elsewhere by your emotions and you impulsively act on that and possibly go out buying stuff you didn´t need or go commenting on other people´s comments to the sensational newspaper article.

Thanks for sharing!
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TheBuilder Premium
I'm so happy you liked it.

Once I remember: somebody commenting on another person's comment (on an online local newspaper), and was caught by the cyber crime police.

This is also the very reason that I'm not registered to comment on these sites.

Kind Regards
Usiba
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Tezsie Premium
Wise decision of you. Saves a lot of time and energy plus you don´t get chased by the cyber cops, haha.

The only place I comment online is here and sometimes on fb.

Happy Sunday!
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Mdh46 Premium
Excellent post very helpful and thank you for the follow too.
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I'm glad you like the post. Thanks
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Thanks for the information!
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You're welcome my dear friend.
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Thanks, Usiba!
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You are welcome and thanks for dropping by.
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Thanks for this :)
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You're welcome my dear Jude and thanks for dropping by.
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Thanks for sharing. I enjoyed reading your post.
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I'm glad you enjoyed it.
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jtaienao Premium
Thanks for this insightful message Usiba.
Jerome
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You are welcome my dear Jerome and thanks for dropping by.
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GautamWorld Premium
Self mastery paves the way for a better life. Thanks for sharing dear Usiba!
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You are welcome my dear Gautam. It's so kind of you for always reading my blogs.
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GautamWorld Premium
You're most welcome, Usiba!
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Great stuff, thanks for sharing.
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Thank you my dear Mel for dropping by.
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