Musicians can often be overheard talking about the word groove with respect to playing music. A “groove” is a flow, a feeling, a familiar path that musicians get “locked into” when creating sounds that can literally move people.
A groove is hard to explain but easy to understand when you’re feeling it. To groove is positive. But to really learn how to “groove” takes practice.
Our thought processes and habits of thinking are made up of grooves as well. We all have well-traveled roads, deep ruts, trenches, and tracks in our minds that guide not only our thinking, but our behavior. These well-worn paths and patterns of thinking affect every aspect of our lives.
“Music, oh music, such a funky thing | The closer you get, the deeper it means” ~ King’s X
Our minds are like machines and our thoughts are things that have energy.
It’s not superstition; it’s science. It’s not just philosophy; it’s fact.
So monitor your thoughts and manage your emotions to maintain a healthy outlook on your life. Always look for, and get into a groove that gives more than it takes. Remember… what you think about you become. Welcome…
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