I learned two important lessons from this movie.
The first important lesson is that your thoughts really do create your reality.
You attract into your world what you think about. When I was depressed and negative, I attracted that into my life. Now that I love myself, I attract very positive people into my life. I’ve had two other nurses offer me a place to stay when they barely even knew me. I had told them about my living situation problems when I had first gotten to Hawaii.
I sometimes use the people around me to check myself.
If I notice a lot of negative people suddenly showing up in my life, I check myself. I ask myself, “Am I being too negative?” That stops me from thinking a lot of negative thoughts. You can also manifest your fears if you think about them too much.
The second lesson I learned was that your actions have to be in harmony with what you are asking.
To me that means that if I think of something I want, I then have to take the necessary actions to get what I want.
If I don’t put myself in a position to receive what I want, then what I ask for will just stay a want.
For example, I want to learn how to swim. I am a still a little scared of putting my head under the water. I’ve paid for swimming lessons, but if I don’t show up to swimming lessons then I will not learn how to swim.
After watching the movie, I was able to make a very important decision. Recently, I had to find another place to stay. I thought that my contract ended at the end of January. My landlord had already rented the apartment for February. I loved the apartment because it has a great ocean view. I could go back to the hotel that also had a great view but then I wouldn’t be making any money. I would be working just to pay my rent. After the movie, I decided to rent a cheap room for the last month. It doesn’t have an ocean view but I had an ocean view for 5 months, I’m grateful for that. Now I’m not worried about not being able to do anything in my last month of being in Hawaii. I can still make some money and still go on adventures when I want to. I was losing sleep over having to make this decision. After the movie, I haven’t lost any sleep over the decision.
The Secret has become one of my favorite movies.