Karma can easily be viewed as something that doesn’t exist as it cannot be scientifically proven. However the idea that whether your intent and actions are bad or good has a drastic effect on your life. The more positivity you give out just for the sake of it will allow you to achieve long-lasting happiness. But how do you do this?

What is Karma?

The idea of karma has been around for thousands of years, it means ‘action’ or ‘work’ but it can also refer to the spiritual principle of cause and effect. This is where your actions and intent of those actions influence your future. We can split karma into good and bad karma, if you have a good intent and carry out good deeds this will lead to good karma and lasting happiness. On the other hand, the same is true for bad deeds and hate which can only lead to a life of long-lasting suffering.

These ideas first originated in India and began to spread, it is a big part of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Taoism. karma in the present affects one’s future in the current life, as well as the nature and quality of future lives. Karma is complex and difficult to define especially in modern western culture. Better to think of it as the more positively you give out the more you will get back and the opposite applies with negativity.

Good Karma

Good Karma is an age-old universal theory of getting what we deserve based on our thoughts and actions. Some believe that you can create your own good karma if you simply live a life that is full of positive intent and actions. Better yet, if you obtain a mental state of being that allows you to radiate this positive energy without negative thoughts holding you back you will attract good karma effortlessly.

Benefits:

  • More positive mindset.

  • Keeps stress low and health high

  • Slows the aging process

  • Less negative thoughts.

  • Increased concentration.

  • Develops wisdom.

  • Helps you achieve Goals.

  • Helps keep anger under control.

Furthermore, as you begin to notice the effects of good karma you start to LOVE AND FORGIVE YOURSELF much more. Many people today suffer from depression and anxiety, they tend to overly criticize themselves and hold onto every little ‘bad’ thing they have done. This destroys self-esteem and causes escapism habits and addictions. When you begin to make an internal switch and radiate positivity you realize it’s not all about you. You realize everything you have done bad or good doesn’t matter and the present is the only thing that should be focused on. Forget self-blame and self-hate and shift your thinking to create a happier life.

You begin to love and forgive others more easily and you can let go of the hurt or anger they have caused you almost immediately. Holding grudges holds you back and help you in no way at all. I understand that it is not easy to forgive and love someone you perceive as having hurt you, but it’s not about them it’s about YOU and your mental wellbeing. In this way, you clear away negativity and allow good karma to manifest in your life. You will start to want to practice kindness and compassion which is a huge sign that you are emotionally healthy. When you become positive on the inside you feel an urge to share it with others.

Bad Karma

On the other hand, there seems to be a growing number of people engaging in negative thought loops without letting go of them. This creates a negative vibe and outlook that they express into the world. This can only create negative karma. Anything you do that has the intent of jealousy, anger, and other bad attitudes will surely come back to bite you. May not immediately but at some point in future, you will feel it. It is very subtle so even if you intended an action without an intent of negative outcomes but those negative outcomes occur you are not the part of that crime and are avoiding bad karma.

Negative outcomes:

  • Self-Defeating Talk

  • Negative Assumptions

  • Negative Comparison of Others

  • Holding onto the past

  • Needs for the future

  • Negative beliefs about People

  • Blaming

  • Struggle to Forgive

  • Fear of Failure

Self-defeating talk is a huge sign of bad karma. We send ourselves messages that reduce our confidence and self-esteem making us more likely to perform deeds with a bad intent. If you fully accept yourself there is no room for self-defeating talk and bad karma. Bad karma can result in negative thinking and to presume the negative in almost all situation. This can lead to a lack of friends, partners, wealth and health.

The list goes on and on, it is a cycle. This cycle is not actually difficult to break out of, it is very simple but society and your ego force thoughts and emotions that make it almost impossible to see the answer. Especially today, when you have endless things to distract yourself with. When is the last time you sat down and asked yourself, why you feel the way you do. I doubt ever. If you want to break out of the bad karma cycle and emit some positivity then you are going to have to look deep inside yourself, because you were once a happy being enjoying amazing karma.

How To Get Karma On Your Side

As you know now karma is very subtle, if you have a negative mindset stemming from past trauma you will always draw in bad karma. We have to change your mindset so that you become your authentic self that is naturally positive and does not want to cause any harm. We do this through guided meditation practices. This is the best way to let go of any negative beliefs you have about yourself and the world around you. You will begin to accept yourself in your entirety. We sit with eyes closed and are guided through our subconscious minds to find the beliefs that are not helping us, we then bring them to the surface and release them. This process can be emotional and upsetting sometimes but the only way out is through. We then work on positive affirmations giving you some beliefs that work for you not against you.

Read more