The Law of Attraction: 4 Ways To Manifest The Success You Deserve

Ad failed to load

Manifesting has become a big buzzword ever since "The Secret" became popular.

Life coaches and motivational speakers constantly teach the power of manifesting the destiny we desire.

So, what exactly does manifesting mean, and is this all just a bunch of new-age crapola?

Ad failed to load

I personally believe strongly in the power of attraction. Our thoughts create an energy flow and that energy attracts its likeness.

That’s why if you’re focusing on how much your day is sucking, guess what? You will attract a crappier experience.

Alternatively, if you’re in a great headspace and focus on all there is to be grateful for in your day, you’ll have a much more positive experience, and attract positive things into your life.

Ad failed to load

So, how do you put this process of willing abundance into your life? Follow these steps:

1. Get very clear

Gabby Bernstein (manifestation guru) stresses the importance of having very clear intentions for what you want to bring into your life.

Ad failed to load

If it’s a new job that you want, make a list of all that comes with the job that will make you happy. Maybe it’s the office, the higher salary, the better job title.

Knowing exactly what you want begins the creation process, and writing it down makes it even more powerful.

Research has shown you are 42 percent more likely to achieve your goals if you simply write them down. Most importantly, focus on how all these things will ultimately make you feel.

Ad failed to load

At the end of the day, the goal is to be able to capture the feeling these accomplishments will produce (proud, respected, independent, worthy, etc.)

Write down all of the positive feelings that will come as a result of attaining your desires.

2. Feel it and believe it

Now, take these clear intentions and set aside time every day to sit in the feelings you desire. Maybe it’s the first thing you do every morning or the last thing before bed (or both).

Ad failed to load

Make this like your daily meditation, where you visualize yourself already in this successful position.

Maybe you see yourself in the new office, running your business or driving the new car you always wanted. The more you feel it, the more you will be able to truly believe it is on its way to you.

You must feel as though all you want is already present in your life. You want to be a published author? Tell yourself you’re already published.

Ad failed to load

Tell yourself you are already running a successful company. Convince yourself, then let the universe do its job.

3. Clear up mental blocks

You can tell the universe what you want all day, but if you believe you’re not deserving of success or aren't good enough for the better job or higher salary, you will stay stuck where you are.

Ad failed to load

Take a look at what limiting beliefs are holding you back or keeping you fearful. We all have self-doubt and worry about stepping out of our comfort zones.

You must recognize them and understand that these limiting beliefs are simply stories you’ve been telling yourself.

They are just bullsh*t lies that you’ve learned from past failures or experiences, and not the truth or the reality.

Ad failed to load

Once you are able to clear these doubts, fears and BS stories of not being deserving or good enough, you’ll be able to open up yourself to receive.

4. Be patient

When you’re certain that things will happen (see step two), you will be able to wait for them patiently and without anxiety.

Ad failed to load

Trying to manipulate and force things to happen more quickly than they are supposed to is just another way to mess up what the universe is trying to bring your way.

Be sure that you're taking action every day that will bring you closer to your goals, but understand that nothing can be rushed.

I understand this kind of talk can seem far-fetched, but of course, I’m not suggesting you write down what you want and then just sit back on your couch and wait for it to happen.

Ad failed to load

As you’re visualizing what you want and really feeling how amazing it is to achieve it, you’ll find that you’re even more inspired to go out and do what it takes to make it happen.

As you become clearer on exactly what you want, you can start taking specific actions that are necessary.

It’s about accessing your subconscious or your “energy,” and waking it up to take action.

Ad failed to load

Now, manifest away.

Ad failed to load

Must Reads

These Subtle Red Flags Could Mean You're About To Get Sick, So Here's What To Do

When you're constantly on the move, it can be easy to miss the signals your body is trying to send to you about how you're really feeling. Knowing how to tell you're getting sick isn't necessarily a complicated process. It's more about taking the tim…
By Caroline Burke

These 6 Workouts Can Be Done Right On Your Couch, & Yes, They Do Count As Exercise

Ever have that feeling when you're watching the Olympics like you should be working out, or at least stretching, but in reality you're just laying around eating chips? Yeah, me neither. But if you do ever feel that pull to work out when you're just l…
By Annakeara Stinson

10 Things You Should Say To Your Partner Every Day To Keep The Love Alive

When it coms to love, falling into it is a lot easier than maintaining it. There’s a reason, after all, that it's called "falling" in love, because it's mostly out of your control — the heart just takes over. Because those emotions come so easily and…
By Rachel Shatto

Science Says These 8 Foods Can Help You Live Longer, So Eat Up

If you're looking to live forever, or at least for an appropriately long amount of time, then the best way to get started on your journey toward immortality is to think about what you're putting into your body for fuel. Think of your diet as the batt…
By Caroline Burke

I Live In London & When Guys Find Out I'm American, They Only See Me As A Fling

I first entered the world of dating apps during a semester abroad in London, and I had zero idea what I was getting myself into. I was 21, had only ever dated boys I'd met through work, school, or mutual friends, and my appreciation for romantic come…
By Genevieve Wheeler

Here's Exactly How You'll Fall In Love, Based On Your Astrological Sign

One of my favorite things about learning about my zodiac sign and others' is learning patterns about my behavior that I can acknowledge and use to my advantage. As a Scorpio sun sign, I know I'm typically described as mysterious, drawn to loyal peopl…
By Elana Rubin

These 8 Red Flags Might Mean You're Pushing Yourself Too Hard In Your Workouts

If you live by the motto "no pain, no gain," or you frequently exclaim that your HIIT circuits "hurt so good," you're probably the type of person who challenges yourself to the max during your workouts. And while this isn't necessarily a bad thing, i…
By Georgina Berbari

I Tried Vegan "Spacepaste" & It Looks Like Straight-Up LED Lights On Your Face

As you might have noticed, 2018 is the year for glitter. So many brands have been releasing shining, shimmering formulations like they're going out of style. We're not even halfway through February, and Lemonhead LA has already launched the best glit…
By Kim Carpluk

These "Awkward" Proposal Stories Show There's No One Perfect Way To Get Engaged

There are a few adjectives people use to describe proposal stories that tend to be a bit more common than the rest. You know what I mean. How many times have you heard someone describe their marriage proposal as "magical" or "romantic" or — my person…
By Candice Jalili

This $20 Toy Simulates Pimple Popping, So You Can Save Your Face (But Still Lose Your Dignity)

As a self-proclaimed popaholic, I am not ashamed to admit that I love watching pimple popping and blackhead extraction videos. Call me gross, but I find it immensely therapeutic and satisfying. To all of my fellow weirdos, we’ve been blessed with a n…
By Ariana Marsh

Everyone Is So Thirsty Over This “Photo” Of Obama With Facial Hair

It's been a hot minute since President Barack Obama left the Oval office (though it feels like ages), and a lot of us miss him dearly. After leaving the White House, the 44th president remained out of the public eye for a little while, decompressing …
By Daniella Bondar

Meghan Markle Uses This $13 Natural Wonder To Grow Her Eyebrows Back & You Can Too

Meghan Markle is the world's new go-to celebrity for all things fashion and beauty — she's marrying a prince after all, so she must have some tricks up her sleeve. Meghan Markle's beauty routine is just as intricate as mine, because that's how real s…
By Alison Turka

7 Foolproof Things To Do Every Day If You're Tired Of Being Lazy AF

Being lazy can be oh-so-lovely. Until you start letting life pass you by, and not living to your full potential, then suddenly, it's not so good anymore. Don't get me wrong, I love my weekends when I can stay snuggled up in bed just a bit longer. Hit…
By Marisa Casciano

This Is How Long Most People Wait To Say "I Love You," Science Says

If I had to choose one word to describe saying "I love you" to your partner for the first time, I'd have to go with... hmm, exciting? Nope. Thrilling? Hardly. Terrifying? YES. Exactly. Saying "I love you" for the first time is terrifying. What makes …
By Candice Jalili

6 Reasons To Travel Abroad With Your Boyfriend Or Girlfriend In Your 20s

Traveling can be many things: hectic, expensive, and definitely stressful. But with the right people or person beside you, all those troubles kind of just melt away. That's why there are some solid reasons to travel abroad with your boyfriend or girl…
By Alani Vargas

7 Subtle Red Flags About The Way The Person You're Dating Treats Other People

You've done it. Against all odds, you've found the seemingly perfect person. All of your dates have been amazing, filled with endless hours of deep conversation and sweet affections. And how is it possible that you have, like, everything in common? T…
By Lily Rouff

Opal Hair Is The Latest Color Trend & It's So 'Zenon: Girl Of The 21st Century'

If you were a fan of the unicorn highlighters or mermaid hair hues that took over 2017, then you’re in for a treat. A new beauty trend has arisen and it's as fantastical as it gets. These photos of opal hair color prove that too much rainbow is never…
By Ariana Marsh