The Power Of Thought
There is no single definition of manifestation, what it does and how it works. Manifestation as a practice has existed for centuries. It has and continues to be practiced throughout all corners of religion and spirituality. In religious texts, followers are told to ask God/the Gods for whatever they need, and afterwards, to prepare and thank him as he delivers on their requests. This wasn’t wish granting to fuel ones ego, but the deliverance of what was already destined for them when they began their human incarnation.
Manifestation, as taught and understood by me, is intention and the practice of directing faith, trust and patience towards the universe to bring forth everything that is destined for you. Manifestation teaches us that we have the power to create our own realities. It is the belief that the reality already exists where you have everything you’ve ever wanted. It is a practice that reaffirms that there is an undeniable power that lies within belief and the power of words and intentions. When manifesting, we are tapping into our inner power and reminding ourselves that we can do anything and everything that we put our minds to. We are destined for greatness, abundant love and happiness, we just need to have to patience to wait for it and to call it in with confidence and a certainty that we deserve it all.
Setting intentions is something that most of us have been unconsciously doing since we were children. When we dreamt, we would fixate on our dreams and visualise our desires becoming a reality. Note how children say I’m going to be an Astronaut rather than I want to be an Astronaut. This certainty that they put into the universe is carried with them though every conversation and action they have/make. Rather than saying ‘I want my dream job‘, embrace the knowingness that you will get your dream job and that the universe is currently shifting in order to align you with your destined career. Words carry an intense energetic frequency that is capable of transforming your reality. All that we say, fixate on and consume becomes a part of our reality. All that we tell ourselves sticks to our identity and our egos, thus effecting the shifts of our vibration. Honour yourself and your inner power. Believe in the magic that lies within that the undeniable forces shifting through our universe. Recite affirmations that allow you to embody your fearless and magnetising higher self. You deserve all that you desire, simply by being your most authentic, human self.
There are many additional tools that are used to strengthen the intention and visualisation behind manifestation. Note how children often dress up as characters who’s traits they wish to embody. Whilst you’re more than welcome to continue dressing up in your adulthood, other methods of visualisation include; meditation, dreaming, affirmations, journaling, vision boards and the use of candles and crystals.
By breathing optimism and faith into the world and ourselves through affirmations, we begin to embody the very words that we chant. Journaling, dreaming and meditating on our goals allows us to explore the depths of why we’re manifesting, how our manifestations will enhance our lives and whether our manifestations truly align with our needs and soul purpose. This refined clarity will strengthen and charge our manifestations with a relentless determination. It is essential that we differentiate whether our manifestations are pure in essence— do they stem from the callings of our soul or are they based on our ego’s desires? Creating vision boards are a great way to immerse yourself with positive energy and keep yourself on target.
Crystals and candles are both charged with unique frequencies and purpose that can enhance the energies of your manifestations. For example, if it’s an increase in wealth and finances that you are manifesting, lighting green candles and surrounding yourself with Citrine or Pyrite crystals will strengthen these energies. Additionally, manifesting channels the power of the Sahasrara (Crown Chakra), which can be enhanced though connected crystals such as; Moonstone, Selenite, Amethyst and Clear Quartz.
Aligned action and practice is the final stage of manifestation and perhaps the most important. Think of action as preparation for what you desire. Manifesting a shiny new car with no drivers licence and nowhere to park said car isn’t likely to work in your favour. Neither is manifesting true love when you still carry unhealed pain and trauma from your past relationships that are maintaining subconscious barriers to your energy. How would you behave if you knew that new promotion you’d been longing for was on its way? What would you do if you knew there were a short few days separating you from meeting your soulmate? What if it was only a matter of time before you got the new car you’d be longing for? An adjustment in attitude, mindset and behaviour all come together to make manifestations successful. There’s no point in manifesting top grades and not showing up for the test!
Practice, repetition and reaffirmation are essential when it comes to manifesting. Manifestation can act as a test of faith and perseverance; if you find yourself giving up after only a few short days and minor hurdles, reassess how connected you are to your desires and where they’re stemming from. Stride powerfully into the office as if you would once you’ve received your promotion. Wear the beautiful clothes you’ve been reserving for future date nights with your soul mate. Truly believe and embody the person/lifestyle that you dream of and through the law of attraction, your thoughts will transform into reality.