I get seats
In the beginning of my commuting experience, I accepted the fact that I would have to stand for the 20 minute ride to my destination…and also eventually be sandwiched among all the other commuters.
At some point I remembered that I get to write the story about my commute. So, I decided is to activate the belief…”I get seats on the Metro”.
So…I started telling myself that. I also started changing my schedule just enough to avoid the busy trains. Additionally, I decided to be willing to pass up a packed train.
As I started to practice being the person who always gets seats, I would get seats, not always right when I got on the train, but at some point in my journey to work. My deliberate thoughts started to become my reality.
Then I got a little overwhelmed. I asked “Is it seriously possible that I ALWAYS get a seat on the train?”. Once I activated the energy of disbelief, guess what happened? I didn’t get a seat on one of my morning commutes. I had to change my story to I “mostly” get a seat.
At the moment that feels a little more flexible and I guess realistic.
What I would love to believe that “realistic” is no longer necessary in my life, but for now, I love that 9 times out of 10, I get a seat on the train.