The Law of Attraction teaches us that our beliefs and thoughts, if positive, bring positive experience into our lives (and vice versa for negative ones). So by focusing on thinking and feeling positively, we can obtain positive results.
LoA is often associated with the ‘New Thought’ movement, which began in the 19th century. This is a philosophy that emphasises the power of the mind to create reality. One of the most famous proponents of LoA is Rhonda Byrne, who wrote the book The Secret in 2006. This became a bestseller and popularised the law of attraction to a wider audience.
How Does the Law of Attraction Work?
LoA is based on the idea that everything in the universe is made up of energy. These energies vibrate at different frequencies, so if you focus on positive thoughts and feelings, you will attract positive energy into your life. In a nutshell, like attracts like.
For example, if you want to attract more money into your life, you would focus on thoughts such as abundance, prosperity, and gratitude. You’d also avoid negative thoughts, like lack, scarcity, and debt.
The law of attraction isn’t a magic formula, and it won’t guarantee that you’ll get everything you want. However, it is a belief system that can help you to focus on positivity, which can lead to you achieving incredible results in your life.
How to Use the Law of Attraction
There are many different ways to use the law of attraction; here are some tips to help get you started.
Focus On Your Thoughts and Feelings
Pay attention to the thoughts and feelings you have throughout the day. Are they predominantly positive or negative? If they’re negative, try to replace them with positive thoughts. This isn’t easy, and we’ll be discussing it in greater detail in future articles.
Visualise Your Goals
Take some time each day to visualise your goals. See yourself achieving them and feel the positive emotions that will come with it. The feeling part won’t be easy, especially if you’re coming from a negative mindset. But if you can generate those feelings, well, it opens you up to all sorts of wonderful things happening in your life.
The law of attraction is not a magic wand – you’ll still need to take action to achieve your goals. However, if you focus on positivity, you’ll be far more likely to take the necessary action.
It takes time to see results from LoA. Don’t get discouraged if you don’t see results immediately. Just keep focusing on those positive thoughts and feelings, and eventually you will achieve your goals.
Arguments For and Against the Law of Attraction
LoA has been criticised by some, who argue that it’s not based on scientific evidence. They also argue that it can be harmful, as it can lead people to believe that they can control their own destiny, regardless of external factors. But is this such a bad thing?
Other people defend it, saying LoA is a powerful tool that can help people achieve their goals. They argue that it’s not about controlling destiny per se, but creating a positive mindset. If nothing else, this can surely only result in a more positive life.
The Law of Attraction as a belief system has been around for centuries, and despite the lack of scientific evidence to support it, many people believe it’s helped them create a better life by achieving their goals – including us!
If you find this subject interesting, we have more posts under the All Things Naturally Magical header, and there’ll be lots more to come in the future. Click here for a full list of Magical posts. We also have an LoA List on Amazon, which contains links to suggested reading, movies, journals, tools for manifesting, and much more.
We’d love to hear your thoughts on the Law of Attraction, and your experiences with it.
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