The Law of Attraction.
We’ve all heard of it. Do you believe in it? Do you think like attracts like? Do we create our own destiny? Can we manifest our life path?
If you would’ve asked me these questions five years ago, I would have rolled my eyes and said, “I’m just trying to survive, I don’t have time for that.” Funny how in reality I didn’t have time NOT to conceive of a better plan. The life I was living was attracting exactly what I reflected to the universe. Negativity, hurt, resentment. And I didn’t have time to attract positivity and love into my life?
That seems backwards to me yet I did it, and I see others repeating this unfortunate mistake time and time again. I cannot tell you the number of patients I see in a week who come in repeatedly to list their woes. They literally do not have a chance to be healthy with the mindset that they are a ticking time bomb of (self-induced) physical symptoms. Please do not assume I am judging. I know the pain in my gut, the uncontrolled anxiety, the unrelenting headache I experienced for years, existed because of my inner turmoil. I did not feel physically well until my inside matched my outside. When the always positive, smiling, calm surface became more than skin deep, I finally could ditch the symptoms that were induced by my own law of attraction.
This is ONE area of my life that was changed by manifestation. Which by the way, I thought was a bunch of bullshit until it was so obviously a THING that I couldn’t reject it. There is no denying the absolute gravitation of amazing opportunities and people that have come into my world since I have shifted my core. I look around me now at the people I engage with the most in my day to day life, and cannot possibly believe how blessed I am to know them let alone call them mine. And somehow a snowball has been created and each day I am in awe of the stream of amazingness that continues to find me.
I have not intentionally tried to manipulate my reality. That was never my motive, and along the way I have made some moves that were less than ideal (hi there 5-month engagement). I felt a bit like a Kardashian for a while there, with the headlines changing so often even “People” magazine would never have been able to keep up! Manifesting is not magic. If it was we would all be thin, successful, fulfilled BAM!! Manifestation… like confidence, like happiness, like your biceps… grows as we exercise our manifesting muscle.
Bringing our unconscious hopes and dreams, you know the ones that start in your heart but are squashed by your brain (or someone else), to the conscious is a good first step. Oprah Winfrey said, “What you focus on expands, and when you focus on the goodness in your life, you create more of it. Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful no matter what happened in my life.” We are so fearful of the good, like it is limited and could end at any time, when in fact the good is LIMITLESS. There is enough to go around throughout your lifetime, without the other shoe dropping, and there is enough to SHARE. There is certainly enough to manifest more.
Isn’t it relieving to know that we have a least some control of our destiny? Now, to draw in the good vibrations like a magnet and create your own happy ending, focus on the good, attract the like you want to attract, and manifest your own damn magic!