How to Get What You Actually Want

Tag: Personal GrowthBeth and Neill
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Helping yourself to the Law of attraction

If you’ve been around the [tag-tec]self help[/tag-tec] world for any time at all you’ve probably heard about the [tag-tec]Law of Attraction[/tag-tec]? If you have, you most likely know that you’re supposed to focus your attention on what you want. But truly knowing what it is that you do want can sometimes be difficult to determine.

Trying to focus on and manifest something without truly understanding exactly what you want can lead to a great deal of confusion, frustration and sometimes even a desire to give up on the process altogether.

The “do” want and “don’t” want dilemma

If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Many people struggle to identify exactly what they want. Here is a [tag-tec]Self help motivation[/tag-tec] tip: It’s essential to remember that it’s not as important to use the “right words” as it is to clearly understand what you “do want”–rather than what you “don’t want”.

Asking for what you want consists of much more than simply complaining about what you don’t want. Be careful to focus on only the positive aspects of your desires. Many people focus on mixed messages, such as, “I wish I could find a better job so I could move out of this crummy house” or “I want to lose weight so I can stop feeling so bad all of the time.”

Can you see how these message those focus on what you don’t want? Do you want to lose weight or do you want to be your optimal weight, do you want to stop feeling bad or do you want to feel good? Without clarifying your desires, you will not be able to actually focus on what you “do” want.

Maintain a high energy flow

“A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.” ~ Henry Hazlitt

Be conscious of how you hold your wants, wishes and desires. Focusing on the positive, “do want” aspects will bring much more passion to your life and your desires;

  • “I’m finding a new job that will allow me to experience the home of my dreams” Wouldn’t desire like that be thrilling to focus on?
  • Or “I’m eating and exercising in ways that allow me to experience vibrant health.” Now that’s something to get excited about!

Getting what you want starts by focusing on clear intentions stated in positive language that would be exciting for you to get! And remember, like anything else practice is the key.

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