Does manifesting seem hard sometimes? Does it seem like some people can manifest much easier than you?
There are actually three steps to manifestation and many people don’t know this! To manifest anything you want, you must follow 1.) the Law of Attraction, 2.) the Law of Deliberate Creation, and 3.) the Law of Allowing. Most people have heard of the first step, the Law of Attraction and many people are working on shifting themselves to be a vibrational match to want they want. However, most people are not considering the second and third steps and wonder why they don’t get what they want!
Here is the brief description of each step of manifestation and how you can incorporate each law into your life and business so you can attract and work with more clients, massively increase your income and create powerfully aligned relationships in your life. This is how you deliberately create your life!
The first step is Law of Attraction, as taught by Abraham Hicks. The Law of Attraction, simply stated is whatever you think about, you bring about. Everything in your current world you created through your thoughts. And when you want something, your thoughts are the initiator of what you want becoming reality. Also, thoughts and emotions are directly related. When the thoughts are in alignment with what we want, we feel good. When thoughts are not in alignment with what we want, we feel bad. Emotions are the guidance system to show whether the thoughts are helping you manifest what you want or not.
Basically, the Law of Attraction tells us that if you feel good, keep thinking thoughts like that. And if you feel bad, change your thoughts to something else until you start feeling better.
When I first learned that my thoughts created my reality and I could have anything I wanted for my future, I wanted to learn how to do it. I listened to hundreds of hours of Abraham Hicks on YouTube. Then, in my car, I chose to only listen to the Abraham Hicks manifestation recordings for an entire year. That is the same year I hit six figures in my business for the first time! It really works.
If you've never felt like you’ve had much money, it may take some time to shift your thoughts around money. Remember, it doesn't have to happen overnight. If you have felt like you haven’t had enough (sometimes called a “lack” or “poverty” mindset) for any period of time, something may have happened to you in the past around money. Money may have been used against you or you may have had it then lost it or never had it at all.
Wherever you are with money, be gentle with yourself as you go through this process. Start to shift your thoughts toward feeling like you always have enough (sometimes called an “abundance” mindset) and notice how you feel. Find the thoughts that help you feel a little bit better until you feel it as your new truth.
No matter what, it’s important to keep doing this work. Keep asking yourself: What are my money stories? Where do I want to go? What's the lifestyle that I want?
Don’t just think about changing your thoughts, you must PRACTICE! Take action to speak different words than you ever have before. Here are some examples:
“Money is always coming to me from known and unknown places.”
“I can have whatever I want.”
“There is always more.”
Once you start to practice new thoughts, I guarantee more money will flow your way. Simply because you chose to elevate your awareness - where your attention goes, energy will flow.
Step two of manifestation is where you’re taking deliberate action to manifest what you want. I encourage all my clients (and you!) to take action to bring in what you want in life. Here is one example: record yourself on your phone, computer or download the ThinkUp App. Speak positive thoughts (sometimes called “affirmations”) about money, love and yourself. Then listen to your voice speaking these positive words.
This is you taking action to listen to your own voice. You can even speak along with yourself. When you affirm the positive thoughts, you are telling yourself, “I am going to hear myself speaking a new story every day. I’m creating a new story about myself every day.”
More ways to take deliberate action are to:
Don’t hide your dreams. You deserve to have that which is rising from within you.
Remember, prosperity is not just about having money. It doesn’t matter what your number is in terms of how much money you want to make. All that matters is if you feel freedom to expand into whatever number is right for you. There is no right amount of money to reach. As long as you feel you are able to expand into the number you want, you are free to!
As you expand, you start to have more freedom to play with higher numbers as well! You notice where you have a limited belief about how much you can make and you will surpass that number and set a new goal.
The expansion can happen over an entire lifetime! Stay committed to taking deliberate action by setting higher goals, raising your prices, shifting your thoughts and sharing your dreams with others who share your vision with you.
The third and final step of manifestation is the Law of Allowing. It is the hardest part, especially for women. In Marianne Williamson’s book, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of "A Course in Miracles," she writes:
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”
“Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure,” is the part of this quote people most remember. It is true. Many people say they want more money, but they are scared of what that will be like. Most people say they want to feel energized and healthy but they are scared of feeling amazing. Most people say they want love, but they are scared of what will happen when they have it.
Allowing yourself to receive that which you thought about and took deliberate action on is the hardest part of manifestation. Receiving is the feminine aspect of manifestation. You simply get to let it all in. Can you feel how this is the hardest part? Receiving is the key to unlocking your greater potential for manifesting anything you want for your business and life.
This is hard for a lot of people, but it is particularly hard for women to receive. This is usually the missing piece of manifestation for most people. As Abraham Hicks tells us, when we ask, “it is given.”
It has been written and spoken for generations through many wisdom traditions:
“Ask and you shall receive.” ~ Matthew 7:7
“Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” ~ Buddha
“Also call to mind when your Lord proclaimed: 'If you give thanks, I will certainly grant you more; but if you are ungrateful for My favors, My chastisement is terrible.’” ~ Quran 14:7
But most people aren't asking for anything specific, and worse yet, they're not asking for anything at all!
When we talk to spirit/God/Universe or we think about money, often it's like, “I don't know what I want. I'd be okay to have just enough. I guess I want more. I’m fine doing whatever. Just give me something nice please. I don’t need too much. I'll be okay.”
For the purposes of manifesting how much money you want, this is like going online to shop, purchase something, they send you a box of whatever they want and not what you wanted and you are just okay with it.
Why is it that you are okay with not manifesting what you want when you wouldn’t be okay with not receiving what you ordered when shopping?
No matter where your money story is now, no matter what has happened in the past, no matter what income ceiling you've had, no matter if you have never allowed money in before, no matter if somebody told you money's too difficult and you'll never understand it — all of that is irrelevant.
All that matters are the thoughts and feelings you have right now. Can you feel gratitude for having more than enough right now? Can you believe that you deserve more and it is coming? Can you receive your own greatness?
What part of manifestation feels the easiest and which part feels the most difficult for you?
If you are a business owner and want to manifest highly committed clients who will pay you more, I’d like to invite you to watch my training: 8 Steps to Create a High Value Offer. Inside the training, you will learn how to create a higher end offer for higher end clients so you can practice all steps of manifestation - attracting, creating and receiving!