Using The Law of Attraction

The following article by Jack Canfield (creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series and also a teacher in the film The Secret) came to me at my MySpace profile and thought you may enjoy it as much as I do! 

Much peace and abundance to you! 

Namaste, Katherine

Utilizing The Law of Attraction
by Jack Canfield

The law of attraction states that you will attract into your life—whether wanted or unwanted—whatever you give your energy, focus, and attention to.

You are constantly giving off vibrations of energy when you think and feel. These vibrations can be picked up and received by other people. That’s why people say, “he has good vibes,” or “he gives off bad vibes.” You are constantly giving off vibrations. If you’re feeling excited, enthusiastic, passionate, happy, joyful, loving, appreciative, abundant, prosperous, relaxed and peaceful, you are giving off positive vibrations.

On the other hand, if you are feeling bored, anxious, worried, confused, sad, lonely, hurt, angry, resentful, guilty, disappointed, frustrated, overwhelmed, stressed out, or depressed, then you are giving off negative vibrations.The law of attraction states that the universe responds to whatever you are offering — by giving you more of whatever you are vibrating. It doesn’t care whether it is good for you or not; it simply responds to your vibration.

If you saw the film The Secret, you saw this explained in great detail.The problem is that most of the time, you are not aware of what vibration you are offering. You are simply responding to things outside of you—current events, the news, how people treat you, the stock market, how much money you are making, how your children are doing in school, whether or not your favorite sports team wins—and then having a feeling that is either positive or negative.

When you are simply responding unconsciously to what happens around you, you tend to stay “stuck” in your current condition. This is why most people’s lives never seem to change very much. They get stuck in a repeating cycle of recreating the same reality over and over by the vibration they are sending out.It works like this…

First you observe what you currently have and are currently receiving in your life. You call this your “reality.” You respond to what you observe with a feeling, positive or negative, which then gives off that vibration to the universe. The law of attraction then responds to this vibration and brings you more of what you were vibrating. This keeps the cycle going over and over, until you choose to change it through the exertion of your will. You are a victim of your lack of awareness of the law of attraction.

The Process of Intentional Creation
It is possible to get out of this vicious cycle and create what you want instead of continually recreating what you already have. It is a simple three step process that you can begin immediately.
If you’ve been implementing the action steps at the end of each principle I coach you through in The Success Principles: 30-Day Journey Audio Course, you have already begun this process.

Step 1: Identify what you truly desire & eliminate the negative It is important to focus on what you want rather than what you don’t want. You must state it in the positive and filter out the words don’t, not and no. Remember, your mind works in pictures and if you say I don’t want to be mad, you are creating the picture and thus the vibration of being mad. You must create the opposite of what you don’t want.

Step 2: Raise your vibration level Your job in stage two is to create a vibrational match for that which you say you want to have. How would you be feeling if you already had those things—the perfect job, the perfect relationship, the mount of money that you want to have?

Your job is to identify what makes you feel good and do more of it, then learn not to tolerate your negative feelings.

Affirmations are an important component in raising your vibrational level to what it is you want. Remember, the law of attraction does not respond to the words you use or the thoughts you think. It simply responds to how you feel about what you say and how you feel about what you think.

For information on how to create even more effective affirmations, review pages 75-80 in The Success Principles, where you’ll find my “Nine Guidelines for Creating Effective Visualizations.”

Step 3. Release it and allow it.

In this third step you simply release your affirmation, your vibration, and your feelings to the universe to take care of your “request” or “order” as I call it. But you have to abstain from any doubts. If you doubt you can have it in any way, then you are not allowing it. You are pushing it away and you end up with contradictory messages to the universe

It is only when the contradictory thoughts, talk, and images are removed that your desired results will manifest. The faster you remove your resistance, the faster your dreams can be realized.

© 2007 Jack Canfield
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Vibrational Alignment with the Inner Being

Vibrational alignment with the Energy of my Source is of utmost importance to me. Without it, I would, metaphorically speaking be in a constant state of hibernation! 

In the book The Amazing Power of Deliberate Intent, Esther (translated for Abraham) and Jerry Hicks says, “Nothing is more important than the vibrational alignment, or maintenance of the continuum between you and You, for every moment is impacted by your Connection or lack of Connection to your Inner Being–to the Total You that you have become, to the You that you were before you were born into this physical body.

Once you understand who-you-really-are and you consciously work to achieve and maintain your vibrational alignment with who-you-really-are, everything else will fall into wonderful alignment. However, if you do not tend to that connection, nothing that you can do will fill the void or take the place of that alignment.”

They go on to say that sometimes we can be influenced into alignment by observing something wonderful or by interacting with someone who is experiencing their own alignment. Also, without even realizing it we can become aligned when we are appreciating something, hence the ultimate importance of gratitude with sincere feeling. I have learned to beware of the importance of always remaining consciously aware of the value of my alignment with Source. I understand how to achieve alignment (studying the SGR Seminar {this program was created by Bob Proctor with Jack Canfield and Michael Beckwith, all teachers from The Secret; it is based the teaching of Wallace D. Wattles, the author of The Science of Getting Rich which is featured in The Secret as well}, meditation, appreciation and gratitude, petting my cat, having a good belly laugh and so on!) and I also understand how to maintain my alignment with Source, because every emotion I feel is guidance from my Inner Being. I know that the better I feel the more connected I am to Source Energy and the worse I feel the less connected I am to Source Energy! As I write this I feel overwhelmed with gratitude and bliss for this profound knowledge and for the privilege of putting it into practice in my life.


Esther Hicks also appears in the original version of the film The Secret (portions of which can be seen on ).

Creative Process from “The Secret”

Abraham (a collective of Non-physical Beings), translated by Esther Hicks says, that we must Ask, take our hands off the Answer and Allow our well-being to flow straight from Source Energy. Abraham doesn’t say it quite that way, but that’s how I interpret what I am hearing. This is called the creative process and it is explained very well, in the following video, by Abraham through Esther.  I am really grateful that even though Abraham does not appear in the extended version of “The Secret” that there is footage available of their awe-inspiring message in the first film. I read or listen to Abraham-Hicks material everyday and they continue to assist me in expanding my world in ways I never imagined possible. I feel truly blessed as I continue to attract the teachings of Source Energy.

Enjoy your day, you are worthy of the best the Universe has to offer!

The Secret – Visualization Tool

I so was thrilled to find this “The Secret to You – A Visualization Tool” on the The Secret website. It’s as beautifully shot as The Secret film, and there are wonderful affirmations that we can say with as much feeling as we want! It gives me a great Well-being feeling, which is essential to Law of Attraction. I find it especially important for me to feel gratitude, because frankly nothing renews my divine connection with Source Energy like serious gratitude work! I know in my heart that the more time we spend in gratitude the more good things will come. And, they will come quickly too! Right now I am going to go make myself a nice little reminder card and place it on my bathroom mirror to remind me to make a gratitude list many times a day! In the book, The Science of Getting Rich, it’s author Wallace D. Wattles states, “But, the value of gratitude does not consist soley in getting more blessings in the future. Without gratitude you cannot keep from being displeased with things as they are.”

I hope you enjoy this video!