Emotional Addictions And Their Relationship To The Law Of Attraction
Very few people realize
that each and every one of us is addicted to emotions. See, the very same
receptors on the cells of our body that are used by drug addicts are the very
same receptors that are used for the chemicals compounds our bodies uses to
experience emotion. So by realizing that one simple fact and that people can
become addicted to drugs, we can easily realize that we can become addicted to
emotions just as easily, and we do.
Emotions are a natural
part of our daily life. They color our experience of the world. They are also
the bodies way of taking experiences of life and turning those lessons into long
term memories in order for us to be able to function in the world more
effectively. It's not the emotions that are bad, it's the addiction to those
emotions that is the problem.
The body uses combinations
of specific chemicals to create each of the different emotions. There is a
specific chemical combination for happiness, and sadness, and anger, and
victimization, and any other emotion that you can think of. Over the years,
people develop an addiction to the different chemicals of different emotions.
The more someone feels a particular emotion, the more addicted to that emotion
they become. If someone gets angry on a consistent basis, they develop an
emotional addiction to the anger chemicals. If someone plays a victim and cries
why me long enough, they habituate that way of being and develop an emotional
addiction to those specific chemicals. As each of the cells split, the new cells
created need more and more of those specific chemicals in order to get the same
stimulation as the old cell.
So where does this all
come into play with the law of attraction? Our habitual emotional state attracts
to us more of that emotional state. So you can see that if we are addicted to
specific emotional states, we have to undo the habitual addiction to those
negative emotional states and develop new addictions through habit for the
positive emotional chemicals. Many times people will act in certain ways just to
get the fix of their emotional addiction. The difficult for many people is
getting past their emotional addictions and developing more productive emotional
You must be willing to
constantly practice new behaviors in order to develop new habits and there for
new emotional addictions to positive emotions. This is difficult at first,
however, with enough practice it becomes easy to stay happy because of your
addiction to that specific emotional state. The more you practice those positive
emotions, the easier it gets over time because your body will naturally develop
an addiction for those emotional chemicals and attract situations and people to
you in order to sustain that emotional addiction. Practice positive emotions,
and eventually the universe will throw situations and people at you in order to
sustain that emotional addiction.
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