The principle of knowing, or knowledge, is the first principle you need to understand, accept and act upon. It means that, if you want the LoA to work for you, you have to work on learning about the subject area – and that means two things:
Know How the Law of Attraction Works
Why it’s important to understand how the LoA works – isn’t it as simple as making a wish?
Unfortunately, no. Although the main principle of the law of attraction can be defined simply enough – like attracts like, or you get what you expect, making that principle work for you is more than just passively wanting for a change in your life to happen.
Think about it this way: you want to make a change in your life – say, to learn Spanish. Just wanting to learn it isn’t going to get you far, right? Neither will skimming through the books or watching Spanish movies. If you really want to learn Spanish, you have to take a professional attitude towards learning, immerse yourself in it – including reading books and watching movies. You have to be proactive, to make an effort to understand the language principles, and to apply them. You can’t do it just by sitting on your sofa and thinking “oh, it would be great if I could speak Spanish”.
It’s the same with everything else you want to change in your life, and manifestation is no different. If you have only just discovered the law of attraction, the words like “you’ll get what you expect” are exactly that – words. Do you know what to do with them, how to apply them to your everyday life, how to change the way you’re thinking? You don’t.
It’s important to know that the LoA exists and works no matter whether you are aware of it or understand it. It just works, like gravity. But if you want to turn it to work in your favor, you have to learn the way it works, the techniques that you can apply, the steps you can take. You have to get a full understanding of manifesting, and you have to take regular time to educate yourself.
The information and articles on this website are a big part of that – they will help you stay focused, and be your foundation for success. Often people who discover the law of attraction and the power of manifestation get so excited about the possibilities that it opens them up to, but neglect to make the effort and understand it deeper, and to act upon it; so it often boils down in their minds to “it’s as simple as making a wish”, and when they see that nothing is changing in their lives, they simply proclaim that “this doesn’t work”. And nothing changes in their lives. Never.
You see, the big secret is that it can be as simple as making a wish… but not right away. After a while, when you understand the principle, when you make the effort to change your attitude, your thoughts and your emotions, and when you get the hang of it – it will be that simple. This website is here to help you stay on track, so consider it your new best friend.
Know Exactly What You Want
This is the second aspect of the “know” principle. Your thoughts are your weapon for the manifestation of your dream life, and it’s important that you learn how to properly define them.
Many of us focus on what we don’t want in our lives: I hate my job; I don’t want to feel anxious; I don’t want people to avoid me; I don’t want to be fat. The truth is, the more we think about the things that make us unhappy, the more of them we attract, and we get more unhappy, we see these things everywhere around us – because our thoughts and the emotions they provoke have manifested them and brought more of them into our lives.
So, instead of thinking: I don’t want to feel anxious, think about what you do want. It’s usually the opposite of what you don’t want, so in this case it would be: I want to feel happy, relaxed, positive.
The law of attraction says that your thoughts and your emotions define your reality. Now, your thoughts will never, not even when you get the hang of it, manifest immediately (you don’t want that anyway – you’ll never be able to control every single one of your thoughts, and if you thought of a vampire, or of an elephant in your room, would you want them to appear in front of you?). That means that the life we’re living now is the product of our past thoughts. If we continue to have those thoughts (I’ll never be rich; I’m so unhappy; my friends hate me), we are creating our future life of misery.
Think and feel the “happy thoughts”. To put it in the fairy tale language, happy thoughts allowed Peter Pan to fly, he couldn’t do it without them, even with the fairy dust. The analogy works perfectly for the law of attraction: even though the manifestation is real, possible to influence and accessible to everyone, you need your own material to make what you want out of it. Changing your thoughts make your emotions change; when you picture your life of happiness in every detail, when you imagine it so vividly that you can feel it like it’s real – that will put the law of attraction in motion in the way that will make your life of happiness happen. And you don’t even need to know how it will happen. Just think your happy thought.
That’s why it’s important to be precise in what you want. If it’s a big house with a pool, then say it: I want a big house with a pool. And imagine it in every detail.
But first, you have to know what it is that you want. Not what you think is achievable for you – don’t limit yourself, the Universe will find its way if you are aligned with what you really want, no matter how unbelievable it may look right now. And not what you think you should want – release yourself from the expectations of others, these aren’t your wishes.
So what is it that you want? That you truly want in your life, right now?
This article is one principle in a series of 4 key manifesting principles. Please follow on to the next in the series to enhance your knowledge further – the next key principle is the importance of focus.
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