Manifesting

Discussions and thought about manifesting your dreams and creating miracles in your life.

Mobile Vision Boards

Mobile Vision Boards

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If you aren’t familiar with vision boards they are a visual layout of your goals and desires.   Vision boards are tools to remind you on a daily basis the direction you would like your life to take.  It can be a cork board with images pinned to it, a dry erase or chalk board where you can write down your desires and affirmations or it could be as simple as a notebook you keep your goals in.

A vision board can be a great tool to help align your emotions around a set of goals you would like to manifest.  I have used mine to write down my affirmations as well as keep a set of ideas visually available to me.  The issue with a vision board at home is you are usually dealing with the most stress and doubt while at work, traffic and in the outside world.  When you are home you have more control over what effects you.  When you are at work, in traffic, or on the street you are tested the most to see if you can keep a positive outlook on the direction of your life.

This is where I came up with the idea of using a mobile vision board.  There are many mobile apps that offer you affirmations, mantras, and goal reminders.  What I wanted was a way to see my vision board every time I used my phone, which to the dismay of my friends is much too often (new goal not to look at phone so much).  What I decided to do was using the concept of a photo collage we all see on Instagram and Facebook and piece in different images that represent my desires.

This collaged image can then be made the wallpaper on your phone.  I use one of my lock screen and one for my main wallpaper.  Every time I check my phone for an update I get a visual representation of where I want my life to be.  I see my passions and desires multiple times a day now.  Over time this constant reminder pushes your mood into that good feeling place of optimism we all need in this stressful world.

There are many apps you can use to make the collages.  I like Pic Stitch to create the collages and FitWallp to make it the perfect size for the phone’s wallpaper if you want to do it all on your phone.  Collage Factory on the Mac is a great app as well to create the boards on your computer.  You can play around with a few apps to get your mobile vision boards started.  Below are a few generic examples to inspire you.  Feel free to be specific and unique on your personal boards.

 

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Temporary Roles

Temporary Roles

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I was recently reading “A New Earth” by Eckhart Tolle and he was touching on the subject of the roles we play in life.  The topic that really struck me was the idea of temporary roles.  These are roles and personality shifts we do when in situations that we don’t feel completely comfortable being ourselves in.  Here is a passage from that chapter

“If you are awake enough, aware enough, to be able to observe how you interact with other people, you may detect subtle changes in your speech, attitude, and behavior depending on the person you are interacting with. At first, it may be easier to observe this in others; then, you may also detect it in yourself. 

The way in which you speak to the chairman of the company may be different in subtle ways from how you speak to the janitor. How you speak to a child may be different from how you speak to an adult. Why is that? You are playing roles. You are not yourself, neither with the chairman nor with the janitor or the child. When you walk into a store to buy something, when you go to a restaurant, the bank, the post office, you may find yourself slipping into pre-established social roles. You become a customer and speak and act as such. And you may be treated by the salesperson or waiter, who is also playing a role, as a customer. 

A range of conditioned patterns of behavior come into effect between two human beings that determine the nature of the interaction. Instead of human beings, conceptual mental images are interacting with each other. The more identified people are with their respective roles, the more inauthentic the relationships become.

You have a mental image not only of who the other person is, but also of who you are, especially in relation to the person you are interacting with. So you are not relating with that person at all, but who you think you are is relating to who you think the other person is and vice versa. The conceptual image your mind has made of yourself is relating to its own creation, which is the conceptual image it has made of the other person. The other person’s mind has probably done the same, so every egoic interaction between two people is in reality the interaction between four conceptual mind-made identities that are ultimately fictions. It is therefore not surprising there is so much conflict in relationships. There is no true relationship.”

This made me think beyond how we create these roles with other people but how we create the roles in how we interact with ourselves.  How often do we live our lives based on the age we are, what is appropriate for this age and how we see ourselves at this age?  How about when money isn’t coming in as fast as the bills are piling up?  We don’t feel good about these situations and feel unsuccessful which then correlates to how we value ourselves.  The same can happen when a relationship is deteriorating and without that love the love for ourselves is lacking.

All of these situations are temporary situations that create temporary roles and temporary views of ourselves.  Yet we let it define and steer us on our current path.  How can you expect someone to treat you a certain way when you can’t do that for yourself?  How can you attract a more abundant life, a happy relationship, a feeling of confidence when the role you have chosen is not in alignment with the role you want to play?

This concept goes back to what Eckhart discussed in how we interact with others.  If you treat the bank teller like a person who is there just to serve you, that you cannot relate to or interact with except for transactions, how can you be your true self if you temporarily leave your true self?  Your true self should always be present in the present moment.  Just as easy as it is to say something nice or crack a joke to the teller its just as easy to shift the view of yourself in situations you feel you can’t be your true self in.  Your true self doesn’t feel anger, sadness, disappointment in yourself so, why should you be temporarily blinded to how you should be interacting with yourself.

Temporary Role Play Exercise

An easy exercise to do when you are feeling less than adequate or not treating yourself kindly is to put what is bothering you into a role, give it a sex possibly a name and interact with it on a temporary basis.  Let’s say you are broke and overwhelmed with debt, let’s name the debt Bob.  You probably don’t feel too good about yourself because of the situation you are in with Bob.  To help guide you out of that situation you need to feel better about yourself to then be able to find a solution to Bob.  Let’s put Bob into a role as a person you are interacting with.  When faced with Bob you probably wouldn’t want to be best friends with him, take him out for a drink or even tell him your deepest secrets.  You probably feel threatened by Bob, resentful and intimidated.

This is where you can shift your attitude towards this debt role.  See him as an equal, see him as someone you could interact with that isn’t defined as having sway over you.  When you see Bob as equal as someone that can’t harm you, someone that values your opinion Bob isn’t so hard to talk to and interact with anymore.  You can then begin to see Bob as a temporary situation that you have control in changing.  You can shift your attitude towards Bob to something more productive and less damaging.  In that moment you are being your true self and able to attract a more positive manifestation which will help you resolve what you felt was self limiting.  You can then say thanks Bob for the chat time for me to go and shift your attention away from his presence.

 

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The way you see money is the way money sees you

The way you see money is the way money sees you

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“Most people have put anything that earns money in the category of the things that I have to do. And that is why the money often comes so hard.

If you are wise enough to follow the trail of good-feeling thoughts by deliberately looking for positive aspects along your way, you will come into vibrational alignment with who-you-really-are and with the things you really want, and once you do that, the Universe must deliver to you a viable means to achieve your desires.”

—Abraham

Excerpted from the workshop: Money and the Law of Attraction on August 31, 2008

When you think you have to go to work and you have to do a certain number of things to earn money you put out the energy of I don’t like doing this but must.  When you surround the thought of earning money with a negative energy, you can’t be surprised when you don’t receive back what you feel you are putting out.

There are those jobs we might not see as our dream job but you can always find a positive spin on aspects of your job.  You can be grateful for the people you work with, the area you work in, the fact you could be in a job that pays less or has more hours.  If you start to find little things that do work you will not focus on what doesn’t work.  When you focus on the positive sides of how you earn your money you will start to receive abundance based on that positivity.

We can view an abundance of money as a blessing but you need to view the way you receive money and how money is used in your life as a positive thing as well.  If you associate money with having to work, using it to pay those bills that are too high, seeing money and debt as being related to each other, money will not flow towards you.

Start by waking up each day and before you get ready for work think of three things that are working for you that day.  Think of the time you get to listen to music on your drive in as a blessing.  Possibly think of why you got into this specific job and what initially excited you about it.  After a few days of this you will notice your mood changes and think of the way you earn money as a choice and a blessing.

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Just my Luck…Can you create your own luck?

Just my Luck…Can you create your own luck?

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When was the last time you felt lucky or even when did you last feel unlucky?  When was the last time you explained someone’s good fortune as being a result of good luck?  A lot of us have walked down the street and found a $20 bill or even a piece of jewelry, SCORE!  Usually if I find it in a store or somewhere the person could possibly retrieve it I always hand it to the store owner or lost and found.  Can’t risk unbalancing the karmic scales and end up on the unlucky scale.  If the person who lost it comes back guess it was that person’s lucky day all on the account of me being honest.  If it’s on the street with no owner in sight guess it’s my lucky day.

The belief of luck isn’t something I don’t think exists but it does brings up the question about the opposite issue, those unlucky times. You’ve heard the saying “luck is on my side”, but how do I get luck to pick me to be on his team more often?  Luck can be described by many as the idea that abundance and happiness only happen when you deserve it because of good fortune or how the stars were aligned.  Ever notice how when you feel lucky you are in good spirits and things seem to be happening for you?  It’s not a coincidence when you are feeling great about yourself and certain in your choices that luck suddenly finds you skipping down the road and hands you a present.

You are less likely to find luck when you are depressed or unhappy with your life.  Seems unfair seeing as that luck is needed most when you are at your worst.  You could be smiling walking down the street looking at the flowers growing next to you when all of a sudden you get a shimmer of a lost ring or the glimpse of a $100 bill.   When you are sad and depressed how could you see the ring in the fog of despair and with all those negative thoughts occupying your attention?

So, if you were to believe that luck happens when someone deserves it then you could also believe that the infliction of unluckiness is a result of deserving misfortune because of something you did or attracted.  The reality isn’t that you deserved the misfortune but that the guilt of unlucky situations is a direct reflection of how you view yourself and your situation.

We could say you create your luck and the same can be said about your unlucky days as well. Luck in actuality is always available to you.  It is dependent on you allowing luck to enter your vibration and accepting that you deserve it.  It is seeing yourself as worthy of having good fortune.  Worthiness is a hard thing to accept when you are in the throes of despair.

Just as happiness is a choice so, is luck.  Luck should then be defined as a choice to allow the good fortune that is always flowing to me into my present moment.  It is a blessing and a gift that you can manifest at any time when you are aligned with that emotion through certainty and least resistance. When you feel you are worthy and deserving of good fortunate and free of self inflicted guilt is when you are the most lucky.

We create our “now” and we attract what we feel we deserve.  Try spending a day feeling luck is on your side, that you are 1st picked on luck’s team and say “Just my luck, I chose to deserve it”.

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I AM Meditation

I AM Meditation

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I like to start my day with a feeling of gratitude and of self.  A great way to do this is by using meditation to clear your mind, connect to your true self and then going into a place of gratitude.  By doing this you can see gratitude from a more emotional stand point then a physical one.  Instead of being grateful for your home and car you can see gratitude for your ability to be happy or even grateful for your breath.

It is then much easier to take that gratitude for the smaller things and create desires that you would like to manifest which are more aligned with what you need rather than what you want.

To start this meditation I use meditation beads and go all the way around the strand to make sure I come up with enough I AM positive statements.  If you don’t have the beads you can place your hands in a Buddha pose like the picture above.  This hand mudra connects the thumbs (which represent the ego) back onto each other as to channel the self into an infinity loop.  The left hand represents the feminine energy and the right hand the masculine energy.  You can choose which hand to place on top of which depending on which energy you feel you need to channel more energy from.

To begin you can put on some meditation music or simply get in position and close your eyes.  Take one deep breath in through the nose, hold it for a few seconds then expel all the air in your lungs.  Do this a few times and then start a steady flow of breath in through the nose and out from the nose.

I start with some easy I AM positive statements:

I AM happy
I AM healthy
I AM well

You can then reach for other words to continue the sequence.  If I find myself searching for words I will go down the alphabet like so:

I AM amazing, I AM beautiful, I AM certain, I AM divine…

When you have either finished going through the beads or the A-Z method you can then move onto the gratitude portion of this meditation.  Like with the previous portion try and start with easy statements of gratitude:

I AM grateful for my ability to be happy
I AM grateful for my constant good health
I AM grateful for my breath

Go through as many as you can think of and keep that steady breath in and out of the nose as you make your statements of gratitude.  Once you feel you are at a point of feeling good and having expressed your gratitude you can then start thinking of things you would like to manifest into your life.

Hopefully at this point you feel great about yourself, the energy of gratitude surrounds you and you can more clearly see your manifestations becoming a reality.

 

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Where am I to Where I want to be Exercise

Where am I to Where I want to be Exercise

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This exercise is from my upcoming book “Falling in Love with Your True Self – Using self love to have healthier relationships, attract more abundance and finding your divine purpose”.  This exercise can be used when you have set a goal but are unsure where you stand in relation to that goal.  This gives you a starting or continuing point to achieve your desire.

Where am I to Where I want to be Exercise

On a blank sheet of paper make two columns.  The first one will be what you do want and the second column will be why this step is necessary for your goals completion.  This is sort of a pro and cons look at a thought to deconstruct it’s purpose.  Lets make this desire/thought something smaller so that you can see a solution without too much effort.

As an example I will use the desire of wanting to be able to cook a soufflé perfectly.  A soufflé is a good example as it is possible by anybody, it’s something that I think most people like to eat and its a nice accomplishment when done properly.  I say perfectly because if any of you have attempted a soufflé you know its either done perfectly or it is not enjoyable.

To start make side by side columns the first being your desire and the second being what feeling that desire brings you.

I want to cook a soufflé perfectly Cooking a soufflé brings me happiness

Next under your desire column let’s list some thoughts of how you think you would achieve this desire.

I need to get a cookbook on making soufflés 
I need to get ingredients to make a soufflé 
I need to practice making a soufflé 
If my soufflé didn’t work out try a different receipe
Keep making soufflés till they are perfect

After that let’s add some thoughts next to each to map out a plan of why you need to do any of those things.

I want to cook a soufflé perfectly  Cooking a soufflé brings me happiness
I need to get a cookbook on making soufflés  The cookbook will show me a step by step seeing I have never made a soufflé 
I need to get ingredients to make a soufflé  Without the ingredients I would not have anything to make the soufflé 
I need to practice making a soufflé  Practicing making them will help me get better at perfecting them
If my soufflé didn’t work out try a different receipe A different approach might be easier for me
Keep making soufflés till they are perfect If I keep making them eventually I will perfect them

Keep this chart and if you have achieved any of these things you can cross them out.  You can use this exercise as a vision board for a specific desire.  The point of the exercise is to show you a plan of how to achieve a desire.  If you waited all day for the soufflé to be done but didn’t even look up the recipe how could you be depressed you can’t make a perfect soufflé?  Listing out why you need to do each of the steps allows you to see a clearer path for how you will get to your goal.  You can use this exercise with anything in your life be it love, career or money.

I want to cook a soufflé perfectly  Cooking a soufflé brings me happiness
I need to get a cookbook on making soufflés  The cookbook will show me a step by step seeing I have never made a soufflé 
I need to get ingredients to make a soufflé  Without the ingredients I would not have anything to make the soufflé 
I need to practice making a soufflé  Practicing making them will help me get better at perfecting them
If my soufflé didn’t work out try a different receipe A different approach might be easier for me
Keep making soufflés till they are perfect If I keep making them eventually I will perfect them

If you cross out things you have done to get there or even just writing it all out will show you where you are to where you want to be in your life.  Knowing where you stand allows you the ability to gain momentum towards a desired outcome.  Once you have the feelings behind a desire written down you can more easily experience the feeling of that desire to complete its manifestation.  Feeling how it is to experience a desire is a much stronger feeling than feeling you don’t have that desire or can’t achieve it.

Try this exercise with a few of the things in your life you feel you don’t have and see how you feel if you hold the idea of it happening vs the idea of it not being possible.

 

 

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Rapid Manifestation

Rapid Manifestation

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There are those desires we have be it for more money, a relationship, a career milestone.  These long term desires can be asked for by your desire and thought alone.  They then await their completion when you have done the work to believe them to be true, feel them as if they are here now and for when you are ready to allow them to happen.

There are then those desires that happen at a rapid pace.  That perfect day where everything seems to go right or where you head out and things happen the way you intended.  This is the concept of rapid manifestation.  These are desires that cycle from a thought/desire state to a realization in a manner of hours, minutes even seconds.

You seem to be at the right place at the right time.  Everything falls into place and what you planned for your day unfolds exactly the way you wanted it to.  This happens when you are fully connected your true self, which is certain and without doubt.

Have you noticed when this happens how great you feel, what an amazing time it was and how looking back on it the memories are vivid and fulfilling?  That is because you feeling a passion or a desire and trusting it completely causes it to manifest just as quickly.

Say you go a trip and want to see certain sites and be with certain people and it happens exactly as you wanted.  You go out on this trip and you are 100% sure these are the activities you want to complete and you go into them knowing they will happen and because you are so certain of them you enjoy them without worry or doubt.  It can be as simple as going to the beach and knowing you want to swim in the ocean.  You don’t doubt you can go at 1pm to the beach and be in the ocean within a few minutes of laying your towel out.  That certainty and that desire and you acting on your desire is you fully connected to your true self.

Doubt and worry if the weather will be good, will the water be warm, will I find parking would deter  you from having that perfect day at the beach.  Imagine using that same certainty for your bigger desires believing they can happen as easily as you walking from your towel to the water to swim?  Approach that desire with the certainty that it is possible just the same as a smaller desire.  When you get to that point you will see the rapid manifestation of desires being completed as fast as you can create them as thoughts.

Passion is the fuel for the desire and certainty is the vehicle to take you to the destination which is the manifestation point.  If your desire is strong enough for action the method appears.  Only when you are ready to allow the completion of your desire does the method of action become available.

The universe provides the means for it to happen and your action is the process of you responding to your desires with the intention of completion.

-MVF

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Freedom

Freedom

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There is always a choice when it comes to the perspective you have in your life.  Emotional bondage is not influenced by another it is your point of attraction even though it is in the negative.

When faced with this type of emotion of what is not working in your life, try and think about what is working.  Even if what is working is not related to what is not working.  This change of thought redirects your point of attraction which then changes what wasn’t working in the first place.

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