Seth tells us, “You get what you concentrate upon. There is no other main rule.” But what does that mean in its totality, in its influence on our creations? I became curious to know what else Seth says on this subject, so I did a search of his books, looking for the words “concentrate upon” and came up with the following list:
CONCENTRATE UPON those thoughts or feelings that give you the results that you want.
A great many unsatisfactory conditions result because individuals become frightened at various periods in their lives, doubt themselves, and begin to CONCENTRATE UPON “negative” aspects.
Above all, do not CONCENTRATE UPON past unfavorable events, or imagined future ones.
CONCENTRATE UPON the fact that the point of power IS now.
You must CONCENTRATE UPON the attribute—not, for example, upon the fact that you have not used it well thus far.
Do not CONCENTRATE UPON any lacks, just upon your desire.
To continually reinforce negative aspects, CONCENTRATE UPON them to the exclusion of conflicting data, and so bring them into experience through natural hypnosis.
If you CONCENTRATE UPON a personal illness, you will find any improvements insignificant because of the great focus of your attention upon the negative aspects.
The main point is not to CONCENTRATE UPON the liabilities but to pursue those abilities that you have, for the great energies of your personality will be directed in those avenues.
Your love can get lost if you CONCENTRATE UPON those variations that are less than idyllic.
You tet what you CONCENTRATE UPON. Your mental images bring about their own fulfillment.
But do not CONCENTRATE UPON (your problems), nor let them close your eyes to the joys and freedoms that you have.
It is a good idea for now not to CONCENTRATE UPON that leg, or what it must do eventually in order for walking to take place. It might help if now and then he imagines his walking taking place as easily and naturally as his thoughts come and go.
You may begin to CONCENTRATE UPON your own lacks, and in your growing sense of dissatisfaction it may seem to you that most men are driven by a complete lack of good intent.
Because you can see so clearly the failings of your age, you each have a tendency to exaggerate them, or rather to CONCENTRATE UPON them, so that you do not have an emotional feeling of safety. You react by setting up defenses.
You have been taught to CONCENTRATE UPON criticisms and faults in your society; and in your times it seems that everything will work out wrong.
It is extremely important that he CONCENTRATE UPON those pleasures of life that he does enjoy. Eating good food, experiencing, again, the joy of reading, the joy of creative thought, the pleasure of friends, and so forth, for those benefits will then be increased more than a hundredfold.
You get what you CONCENTRATE UPON, and your beliefs are largely responsible for those areas in which you concentrate.
It is far better and more practical ultimately, to CONCENTRATE UPON the beneficial elements of civilization—far better to organize your thoughts in areas of accomplishment than to make mental lists of man’s deficiencies and lacks.
CONCENTRATE UPON what you want, and as far as public events are concerned, take it for granted that sometimes even men are wiser than they know.
We will CONCENTRATE UPON those inbred, positive attitudes, feelings, and beliefs that constantly improve our sense of well-being, strength, and fulfillment.
Often, while you are in pain, you CONCENTRATE UPON that sensation alone, ignoring the feelings of ease that may be felt by other portions of the body.
When you leave this dimension, then you CONCENTRATE UPON the knowledge you have gained.
“CONCENTRATE ON the goal rather than the means of attaining it, and you will attain it.”
You get what you CONCENTRATE UPON. There is no other main rule.
Excerpts from Seth books compiled by Lynda Madden Dahl