What is the Law of Attraction?

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What is the Law of Attraction? It’s a hot topic these days for sure, but how many of us actually understand it? Countless people spout popular phrases like “your thoughts create your reality” and ideas such as “if post a picture of your dream house and look at it every day it will be yours!” How did the magic of this Universe get reduced to a simple material pursuit rather than the joy and adventure of what it means to follow your heart, line-up with your Higher Self, and truly understand the fun of how reality is created in this 3rd dimension?!In honor of the vast amount of information available to us on the law of attraction, I thought I’d post various videos and some of the most easily understandable articles on this topic.

Check it out and leave us a comment below letting us know what you think the Law of Attraction is really about.

Enjoy! And happy creating!
Here is a good summary of the basic principles of the Law of Attraction, brought to you by Business Insider: Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-the-law-of-attraction-will-improve-your-life-2012-7?op=1#ixzz2TCWhwuNh

You attract good or bad experiences based on your thoughts.

“The one who speaks most about illness has illness. The one who speaks about prosperity has prosperity,” Esther and Jerry Hicks write. “You attract all of it.” By focusing on something, you make it happen.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

Thinking about something means you invite it in, even if you don’t want it.

Thinking about something means you invite it in, even if you don't want it.

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“When you think a little thought of something that you want, through the Law of Attraction, that thought grows larger and larger, and more and more powerful,” according to the book. So keep your thoughts positive.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

The more you focus on something, the more powerful it becomes.

The more you focus on something, the more powerful it becomes.

This allows you to create your own reality by “attracting” the experiences you want to have. You probably brought bad things upon yourself by worrying about them, according to the laws described in the book.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

It’s better to trust your emotions than over-think a decision.

It's better to trust your emotions than over-think a decision.

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In other words: Listen to your intuition. Instead of overthinking your choices, let your emotions guide you toward what is right and what is wrong. This will result in a more satisfying life.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

You can make good things happen more quickly by thinking about them more..

You can make good things happen more quickly by thinking about them more..

“Want” and “desire” consist of wanting “to focus attention, or give thought toward a subject, while at the same time experiencing positive emotion. When you give your attention to a subject and you feel only positive emotion about it as you do so, it will come very quickly into your experience,” the Hicks write.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

To make a change, you’ve got to see things as you hope them to be, not as they are.

To make a change, you've got to see things as you hope them to be, not as they are.

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This is something that successful people know about. It’s also called visualization. Michael Phelps spoke about picturing himself winning every night before bed.

“In order to effect true positive change in your experience, you must disregard how things are — as well as how others are seeing you — and give more of your attention to the way you prefer things to be,” the book says.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

You can increase your magnetic power by devoting time to “powerful thinking.” each day.

Spend 15 minutes every day thinking hard about your goals, dreams and what you want from life. The Hicks say this increases your chances for success.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

Success isn’t a finite resource; everyone can have it.

Others being successful doesn’t limit your success. And by attracting abundance to yourself, you are not limiting another, according to the book.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

Don’t allow yourself to wallow in disappointment.

Don't allow yourself to wallow in disappointment.

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Being disappointed only attracts more stuff to be upset about and is only a sign that you’re not getting what you want in life. So think about how to get what you want instead of what you don’t have.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

Avoid TV shows that deal with negative experiences like crime or illness.

Letting this stuff in makes you think about it more and increases the odds it could happen to you. “Your attention to anything is drawing it closer to you,” they say.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

Know that your relationships with people are bad because you made them that way.

Giving your attention to the negative can wreak havoc on personal relationships. This mentality can help free us from bad relationships with relatives or a spouse. “Nothing can come into your experience without your personal attraction to it,” they say.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

Don’t worry about what you’re dreaming; instead use your dreams as a guide.

Dreams might provide some insight into the psyche, but you’re not in the process of “creating” while you’re asleep, the book says.

Source: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

But that’s just one way of looking at the world

For a deeper understanding of how to utilize the concept of the Law of Attraction and how it applies to the reality inside your body, check-out Brandon Gilbert’s video on “Hacking the Law of Attraction.”

Interested in learning how to use the Law of Attraction to bring more money into your experience? Try these simple methods from Teal Scott

Wanna hear an experience of the Law of Attraction in action?! Check-out one of my magical manifestations in Florence, Italy!

Happy Manifesting, everyone!

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