Momentum, People, Momentum!
First of all, I just want to bring you people up to speed on what’s going on in my life. I know how each and every day I am likely in your thoughts, and for this, I thank you. As I’m recording my audio version of my book, “Just Stop Having Problems, Stupid!” I’m thinking of you as well, although the specificity of my thoughts are not equal to yours, as I am thinking of however many thousands of fans I have, and you are only thinking of me.
Anyway, yesterday, two good friends of mine invited me to join them in watching a hockey game, the Vancouver Canucks against the Dallas Stars. Since it was my home state of Texas playing against my current residency in Vancouver, my feelings were conflicted. However, my feelings were not too conflicted, as I find most sports ridiculous.
However, there was something oddly satisfying at seeing players build up momentum on the ice and use that momentum to smash another player against the wall.
After Vancouver won the game, I walked through downtown Vancouver with my friends, and that momentum was carried through into the streets.
So let’s talk about momentum. Throughout the game, I noticed (as did the announcers) that, occasionally, one side tended to build momentum, and for a time, would be clearly a better-playing team than the opposing team. That momentum turned into scoring goals. Simultaneously, the opposing team would sometimes get a negative momentum, and that negative momentum would result in many successive penalties.
Events are not random. Because we are conscious beings in a place that’s just generally conscious, series of events take on a lifelike quality. And you can use that to your advantage, folks. I’ve sometimes talked about creating one event to take you out of, say, depression. An event that will have a positive effect. The real key is gaining a positive momentum, and then using the wave of that momentum to create even greater magnitude of momentum.
And you don’t have to use only your own resources to create momentum. You’re not floating in the middle of empty space. Have you ever seen that video where a small vibration in a bridge matched the resonance of the canyon, and created a wave that just built and built and built until the bridge was destroyed? If you haven’t, then go find it somehow. You can “bounce” different frequencies, testing them out against the “canyon” that is the world, to see which ones build resonance, and then you can ride that resonance to create momentum. Then you can keep tacking on events at the top of the wave, pushing that momentum higher and higher until there’s a massive explosion of success.
Momentum is a tool like many others, a natural way of the world that can be used. Sometimes it can be as simple as increasing your income step by step, sometimes momentum is a horde of inebriated people on Robson Street, screaming, “YEAH! YEAH!” and waving Canucks flags, narrowly missing getting bumped by taxis.
I said to one of my friends, “You know, if people could channel all this, then we could solve world peace.” What I meant is that the collective momentum is absolutely tremendous. Maybe you can’t channel the momentum of thousands of drunk people, but you can create some amazing things with a few sober people. Momentum, people, momentum.
Just My Thoughts,
*Dr. Matt is not a real doctor.