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The Art of Letting Go – Beauty, Lightness and the Magnitude of Life

Letting go entails accepting life until your desire manifests into it; letting go can also be made easier when you realize that your desire is not perfect.

This is how the acceptance of your desire’s current imperfections can actually help you let go while you allow it to transform into everything you want it to be.

None of us are perfect and there is nothing wrong with that yet when it comes to manifesting our desires, we magnify our imperfections in our minds to the point of turning them into self-imposed issues. We look for reasons not to manifest our desires within ourselves, wondering if we deserve to have what we want while perceiving life and its circumstances bigger than they are. We fear change and are intimidated by others instead of accepting that no human being is more deserving than the other.

Instead of worrying about our own worth, we need to accept that we are as worthy as we make our desires to be in our minds. We must find all the meaning within ourselves that we assign to our desires every day.

I know that being yourself can be difficult at times. I understand the courage to be yourself can be difficult to come by. At the same time, I feel that most of our worries come from idealizing certain situations, people and relationships while underestimating ourselves but I guess we prefer to do so over realizing that none of it is perfect…because if we think that what we desire is actually perfect, we have an ideal to strive for. And ideal realities are something we tend to crave. Ideal situations, ideal individuals, the perfect comfort – those are the things we crave until we find something real but better and more wonderful than anything we ever imagined.

Think of anything you ever imagined but then found something real, either in it or apart from it – which one made you feel alive? We can have anything we want and it doesn’t have to be impossible. Anything can be ours and simply real, once we open our hearts to accepting it as it is. This can only happen by accepting ourselves as we are, just as we accept those we admire. It is time to start admiring ourselves, too.

Being ourselves allows us to accept our desires in many ways and suddenly believe in ourselves more than we could have ever imagined.

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Thought of the Day

I suggest you take a few minutes to yourself every day – even if for just a few minutes, it replenishes your mind, body, sense of calm and spirit for living.

Tonight, I made vegan chicken nuggets with cream, vegetables, seeds and spices, and am relaxing while watching Wall Street. It’s the easiest thing in the world and absolute bliss. We need to cherish these moments, regardless of the time duration we can spare to enjoy them.

You might have children or feel tired, and not have a movie’s duration to spare; in that case, treat the time you have as something of high value and a chance to practice letting go. Focus on what breathing does to your body. Focus on the way your breathing is allowing your body to effortlessly relax.

Even just a few minutes of enjoying this alone, relaxing time will help you immensely. It will revive your awareness and make you feel like yourself, the way you want to feel all the time. It will make you see how much you already appreciate everything you have because under no circumstances would you actually want to have less.

It will make you see how minuscule your problems actually are and how many possibilities life holds because there is truly no reason for it not to.

Negative Thoughts the Teacher and You Awareness the Student – Choice of the Lessons Learned

I woke up the other day and decided that I was going to go back to being an entirely positive person.

Even if this is who you are most of the time, some things cause temporary stress which makes it hard but I put my all into pulling myself out of it. I suppose in the past weeks, I felt a little burned out.

It’s not like everything has been going smoothly. I had gotten sick for the first time in four years and even a good cold can bring you down – just ask all my clients who have called in for a session during that week! But I love my work so I wanted to remain available because it lifted my spirits. I’ve been exhausted – not chronically but occasionally. I struggled to get along with those closest to me several times. At the same time, I learned to value and always feel confident about my own feelings all over again…and that was an amazing reminder. Especially after I realized that somehow, I had focused on the negative instead of the positive on several occasions and I don’t even know how that happened. I guess one can get caught up in negative feelings sometimes.

Had I become the person I advise everyone to avoid being? I’m probably exaggerating but I learned my lesson which I want to share with you today – I have just gone through this particular period and come out the other side because I hadn’t communicated my issues in a positive way but in a negative manner instead, both to myself and others.

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Manifestation Epidemic – Tension

I find that many struggle with staying relaxed about their desired manifestation. Staying relaxed leads to positive thinking and expectations yet worrying often takes over, leading to negative thoughts and fears.

Staying relaxed allows you to manifest miracles. Even with nothing in sight, you can attract miracles out of nowhere. Relaxation helps you believe and stay focused, and actually choose to focus on miracles instead of your fears. Staying relaxed is achieved by choosing to be happy and choosing to believe, no matter how impossible the concept of a belief being a choice sounds.

You might think your negative thoughts are blocking you but you can overcome them! Relaxation is achieved with decisiveness, belief, trust and letting go. It is also achieved by choosing to feel good at all times and deciding that what you want is yours which then allows you to trust and actually show that you want to be living your dream life by focusing on it instead of your fears. Choose to focus on what you want and imagine yourself living it – before you know it, you actually will.

What you focus on is what you keep manifesting. If you focus on your fears, you probably won’t manifest them most of the time but will manifest staying exactly where you are in life, not allowing yourself to move up the vibration ladder. If you focus on happiness, you choose to manifest your desires. 

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Remember, There Are No Big and Small Dreams!

I manifest easily because to me, there are no big and small things.

There is only what I want.

If I want anything, I just imagine what I want my life with it to look like. The entire time, I know that this is possible to manifest.

I believe everyone knows on some level that Law of Attraction is simple yet they stand in their own way. Every individual who says “It’s not working for me” gives it away – the me part shows they have already put up their own barriers.

I believe LoA is a concept that people understand because it is natural to all of us. I believe everyone knows that anything is possible, at least on some level, but that the negative things in life are much easier to attract than the positive. This type of attitude often comes from low self esteem, past disappointments and not enough self love, which is what we always come back to.

Self love is essential to seeing yourself manifest, not distinguishing between the big and the small things and simply believing that your life is there to be shaped by you and not the other way around.

Do you truly believe that you have no say in your own life? You do!

Many fear the unwanted happening to them instead of focusing on their own power to shape their lives. This is a problem because it leads to passively living an unwanted life instead of actively creating the desired. And when someone believes their desire to be more than they deserve to receive, they are idealizing that desire and depriving themselves of much deserved self love.

If you want LoA to feel natural to you, you must allow yourself to relax and believe.

How often do you allow yourself to believe? Share your thoughts in the Comments section and let’s discuss it!

Do you like the featured affirmation? I wrote it sometime in 2014. Use it! I believe it can help anyone who likes it.

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Thought of the Day

If you want something because you believe it will solve all your problems, that is not heartfelt motivation for the manifestation of your desire.

Same goes for needing to manifest what you decided – you manifest when you love and trust instead of need because you can’t be happy without it.

You must be happy without it first!

When you love what you want, you manifest. When you know that you bring happiness into the life of another, you attract them.

 

Where Does Intuition Come In?

Lately, I received many questions about intuition (and after recognizing this pattern, even more questions by default – LoA, right?) so I decided to think about how and when I recognize it in my own life or observe it in the lives of others.

Those who talk about and attempt to recognize intuition do so to find answers or the right path to their desired manifestation; these individuals want to know they’re doing well and make the right moves towards manifesting their desire.

When a reader suggested I write this post, I started to think about what intuition meant and which exact parts of it I focus on. I hadn’t written a post dealing with intuition exclusively in over a year. Intuition exists and tells us many things but what have I been listening to? How do I respond to intuition?

The Difference of Thoughts

You must distinguish intuition from your negative thoughts and resistance – this, I believe, is key.

However,

Some attempt to connect to their intuition in the moments of impatience which is when connecting to one’s intuition is difficult as impatience is an unnatural and an uncomfortable state of mind. In this state, even more resistance is created.

The rush to find the answers leads to an even bigger need to rush, as rush in itself is the need to escape the present and move into the future but in order to manifest, you must believe your desire belongs to you already. If you do, there is no rushing it because it’s already here, right?

My intuition is most useful to me when letting me know whether a specific desire could truly make me happy. This is when I rely on it the most. When my intuition indicates that I know I want something, it’s mine. There’s no question about it.

If you put your intuition to work in this way, you would benefit from it greatly.

I rarely ever think about how any desire might manifest because I truly don’t care. No one should. If my intuition is meant to tell me that in any way, it tells me in moments.

Knowing you are powerful and that your desire is going to manifest in the most amazing way is enough. This idea is always reflected in our thought patterns.

It makes me feel good to know that my desire belongs to me already. I should have it because I use it to create even more happiness in the world and for everyone involved. Then, my intuition might tell me how my desire might manifest, what to do and what not to do but I will receive those answers in moments of relaxation and gratitude.

The opposite of intuition is some sort of fear. If you know that your desire is one thing but you trying to manifest it in a specific way is another entirely, pushing for that “way” of bringing it to life is making you feel rotten. That is how you distinguish between those two things – how is a specific thought making you feel?

Being relaxed and comfortable with yourself leads to being relaxed and comfortable with your desire and in that state, you will connect to your intuition greatly. You will stop trying to rush yourself and stop feeling bad about yourself, both of which block connecting with your intuition.

I believe many experience frustration with their intuition due to the failure to connect with it. They want the answers but cannot find them, feeling empty and in need of guidance. However, impatience must first be removed for intuition to be free to speak.

Don’t obsess about the details around your desire or your intuition speaking to you and when – life is easier when you have fewer details to worry about.

To recap,

  1. Your intuition will speak to you after you relax! Only after relaxing when it comes to thinking about your desire will your intuition guide you. A tense body and mind won’t lead you to answer but to even more resistance instead. Relaxing is key, especially when thinking about living your specific desire.
  2. Your intuition will tell you when and what to do if you let it. Sometimes, your intuition will just tell you that your desire belongs to you and that’ll be enough. Even if you know what to do and what not to do at any given moment, stay open to all options – your intuition will inform you if the path to your manifestation is about to be cut short at any moment by taking action different than what you had expected (or, it may tell you to just stay relaxed). You may feel the nudge to do an inexplicable thing in a moment which will lead to your desire or the next step towards it. Even if your desire will unfold before you without you having to make any palpable moves, stay open and stay confident.
  3. You know why you want to take specific action. Just look at the reasons for wanting to take specific action – is it because you feel that you have your desire already or because you feel that you don’t and want to bring it to life as soon as possible? One comes from intuition and the other from fear. Avoid any fear-driven action because that is not your intuition speaking! That is you trying to convince yourself that if you only made this one move, you could manifest your desire; however, that very need comes from the awareness of not having your desire already.
  4. Your intuition is most valuable to you and you are the one living your desires. Intuition is yet another reason why your desires and LoA are about you and not what you’re trying to manifest. Your intuition exists to speak to you about what would make you happy.

My post on intuition vs. paranoid thoughts is right here for additional examples.

Do You Admire YOU?

At various times, I mentioned being the person you admire. This concept entails self love, confidence, appreciation and possessing specific character traits you admire. For others, this concept means being perfectly satisfied with yourself, considering yourself perfectly fine, if not great, just the way you are already. Some want to improve upon their self image and others like their own already.

Those who want to improve upon their self image are advised to take actions that reflect being the person they wish to be. If you want to be more outgoing, think about the way you want to approach people and what you would want them to see in you. If you want to be more emotionally open, decide that you are courageous enough to engage in any emotion-filled conversation or that you are ready to start showing those you love how much they mean to you.

You get the idea.

And, you can use LoA to get there.

One of my friends wanted to relax around other people. This person was often concerned whether or not others were quick to judge and was afraid of looking silly; with that, my friend worried that everyone else was more interesting, attractive, intelligent and fascinating.

In truth, one is advised to take qualities they admire and apply them to oneself. Think about it – what is it that makes you interesting, fascinating, attractive… Which specific traits do you like about yourself and how could you develop those you want to add to the list?

Another friend of mine made a point of communicating with every person they were attracted to. This amounted to a quick exchange in some cases and a date in others but my friend eventually relaxed around their persons of interest greatly, especially after realizing the problem was self-imposed in the first place.

Whatever you struggle with, never feel like you are less important or interesting than others. Everyone has struggled with something at some point and your personal struggles are not embarrassing. All of us excel at different things but deciding what you wish to excel at when it comes to your personality will take you to your desired awareness.