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If you see it in your mind, you're going to hold it in your hand.

Secret to Success

The secret to success resides in your mind. This means that your thoughts and beliefs about yourself and the world around you can play a key role in determining whether or not you achieve success. In order to achieve success, you must first fix success in your mind.

This means believing that success is attainable and that you have the power and capability to achieve it. Having a positive attitude and a strong belief in yourself will enable you to take the necessary steps to reach your goals. It is important to remember that success is not always achieved overnight; it is often the result of consistent effort and dedication.

Once you believe that success is attainable, the universe will respond by sending out positive energy and providing possible opportunities. This is why it is important to keep a positive attitude and to remain open to new possibilities. You must also be willing to take risks and try new things in order to reach your goals.

It is also important to be aware of your thoughts and to ensure that they are in line with your goals. Negative thoughts can be detrimental to achieving success, so it is important to stay focused and to take the steps necessary to reach your objectives.

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The Law of Attraction

To 'go with the flow' is to understand that life is not a force to be battled with, but a reality to be experienced and engaged with in its purest form. It’s like flowing water that makes its way effortlessly around pebbles, adjusts its course when faced with an obstacle, but eventually reaches its destination without resisting the path laid by nature.

It pushes us to grasp the essence of life, realizing that like nature, everything has a rhythm and a path of least resistance. In practical terms, 'going with the flow' in Taoism advises an individual to listen and respond to the world in a natural, unforced, and sincere way. This may come to fruition in daily life as remaining flexible to changes, finding the right moment to act or to be still, not insisting on your own way but rather responding to life's situations as they are.

Essentially, Taoism's 'go with the flow' communicates the importance of reducing our struggles with life, accepting things as they come, and letting life happen rather than trying to force it into a predetermined form. By doing so, one is believed to achieve a state of inner peace, balance, and in essence, lead a life in harmony with the principles of Tao.
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Immerse Yourself Fully In A Single Pursuit

To achieve success, immerse yourself fully in a single pursuit. This singular focus not only harnesses your efforts effectively but also resonates powerfully with the universe's mechanism of manifestation. When you channel all your energies—mental, emotional, and physical—toward one goal, you create a potent signal that the universe can't help but respond to.

This concentrated intention acts as a magnet, pulling towards you the opportunities, resources, and insights necessary to achieve your objective. The universe, in its abundant wisdom and generosity, is poised to deliver what you need when your focus becomes a clear, undiluted beacon of desire and intention. Trust in this focused approach and the universal law of attraction to converge, creating a pathway where success is not just a possibility, but a guaranteed destination.
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Learn to Visualize

Visualization is a powerful tool in manifesting the life you want. It's a creative act that signals the Universe to start working on your behalf. By visualizing your dreams with clarity, emotion, and belief, you invite the Universe to deliver your desires. Remember, the power to shape your reality lies within you; visualization is the key to unlocking that power. Practice visualization, and watch as the Universe unfolds its magic, transforming your visions into reality.

In your mind's eye, construct a vivid picture of your goal as if it has already been achieved. Engage all your senses—see it, feel it, hear it, smell it, and taste it. The richer the sensory details, the stronger the impact.

Energize your visualization with strong, positive emotions. Feel the joy, gratitude, or satisfaction you would experience as if your desire has already come to fruition. Cultivate a steadfast belief in the possibilities of the Universe. Remain open to receiving and trust that the Universe will deliver in ways that might surpass your expectations.

When you engage in the practice of visualization, you're not just daydreaming; you're issuing a cosmic order. You're effectively communicating your desires to the Universe in a language it understands: the language of images, energy, and emotion. The Universe, infinitely abundant and responsive, begins to conspire in your favor, orchestrating events, encounters, and opportunities that align with your visualized goals.

The key is to maintain a vibrational match to your desires by harboring positive thoughts and emotions. Doubt, fear, and negativity only serve to repel what you seek. By staying focused, optimistic, and receptive, you keep the channels of manifestation open.
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Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

Mark 11:24
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The Practice of Affirmation

Manifestation is not just about hoping for what you want; it's about creating the reality where what you want is already a part of your life. This principle centers on a bold assertion: When you manifest, you must believe it is already here. Don't say it's coming. Don't say it will come. Believe it has already arrived. The universe has delivered.

Why is this mindset shift so crucial? Because the subconscious mind plays a monumental role in turning our deepest beliefs into reality. The subconscious doesn’t analyze right from wrong or real from imagined. It accepts the commands it receives from your conscious mind and reacts to these commands as if they are the complete truth. This means if you genuinely believe and behave as if your dreams are current realities, your subconscious will align your actions towards achieving these beliefs.

Visualize with Precision

When you manifest, you must do so vividly. Engage all your senses. If you envision a new home, see the colors of the walls, hear the laughter within, smell the dinner you're cooking. The more detailed your visualization, the more real it feels to your subconscious, which in turn, begins to align your reality with your vision.

The practice of Affirmation as Reality is a transformative approach to manifesting your desires. It involves shifting your affirmations from future-oriented wishes to present tense declarations that acknowledge your desires as already fulfilled. This method is incredibly powerful because when you affirm something as already happening, you support the belief in your subconscious mind that your reality includes these manifestations, encouraging behaviors and thoughts that align with this new reality. Let’s delve deeper into this concept with more detailed examples.

Instead of saying, "I will become a team leader," you assert, "I am a respected and effective team leader." This affirmation should be coupled with imagining yourself actively leading meetings, strategizing team objectives, and being consulted for your insights. The daily use of this affirmation helps solidify your identity as a leader in your subconscious, influencing how you interact in professional settings. Rather than hoping, "I will be financially secure," affirm, "I am financially abundant and wise with my resources." Visualize checking a bank account with ample funds, making investments, and spending confidently yet responsibly. This not only changes your perception of your financial situation but can also lead to more prudent financial decisions reflecting this affirmed reality.

Change from "I will find a loving partner," to "I am in a loving and nurturing relationship." Imagine your interactions with your partner, the support you share, and the joy of companionship. This mental image and affirmation encourage you to embody qualities that attract and sustain loving relationships, influencing how you present yourself socially. Instead of hoping, "I will be healthy," affirm, "I am full of vitality and make choices that honor my body and mind." Envision yourself selecting nutritious foods, exercising regularly, and mentally unwinding. This affirmation promotes health-conscious behaviors and attitudes.

Move from "I hope to be more confident," to "I exude confidence in my every interaction." Visualize yourself speaking confidently in meetings, sharing your opinions boldly, and approaching challenges without hesitation. This repeated affirmation reinforces self-assured behaviors and thoughts, shaping how you view and present yourself.

Begin your day by verbally affirming your reality. This sets a positive tone for the day, aligning your mindset with your goals from the start. Set alarms or reminders throughout the day to pause and reaffirm your new reality. This helps keep your consciousness consistently aligned with your manifested desires, reinforcing your belief throughout varying daily contexts. End your day by writing down instances where you felt your affirmation was particularly true. Reflect on your feelings and the outcomes of asserting this new reality. This not only serves as positive reinforcement but also deepens the connection between your conscious efforts and subconscious acceptance.

Complement your affirmations with vivid mental images. This stimulates the sensory details of your affirmations, making them feel more realistic and attainable. Share your affirmations with a trusted friend or a support group. Speaking your new reality into existence in a community not only enhances accountability but also provides a supportive space that can echo and amplify your beliefs. Implementing these practices ensures that your affirmations are not just words but powerful, intentional acts that cultivate and manifest the reality you desire. As you integrate these more actively into your life, observe how your external environment begins to reflect these internal changes, solidifying your belief in the profound power of affirmation as reality.

Believe It Already Happened

This step is where most of the work lies. Begin to take actions that align with your new reality. If you believe you are the person in that new job, how would you dress? How would you speak? What projects would you take on? Act in ways that align with your belief that the desired job is already yours. You landed the job! The interview went smoothly, your confidence shone through, and you could practically feel the "yes" radiating from the hiring manager. But this wasn't just luck. It was the culmination of weeks of dedicated manifestation.

You visualized yourself crushing the interview, practiced your responses until they were flawless, and even started dressing for the role you coveted. You replaced self-doubt with "I am qualified" affirmations, and the positive energy you exuded opened doors you might have missed before. Now, here you are, receiving the offer letter, a testament to the power of aligning your thoughts, beliefs, and actions. It wasn't just wishful thinking; it was the deliberate orchestration of your reality. As you celebrate this victory, remember, it's just the beginning. The universe responded to your positive energy, and you, in turn, are ready to tackle this new challenge with the same unwavering belief and proactive spirit. You manifested your dream job, and now, it's time to manifest your success within it.

Often, the reality around us hasn’t caught up yet with our new beliefs. Despite this, how you respond to your current environment should reflect your new reality. This could mean not getting deterred by temporary setbacks and instead using them as stepping stones.

Maintaining a state of gratitude not only elevates your mood but also affirms to the universe that you recognize and appreciate its abundance. Gratitude reinforces the reality you believe in, strengthening your belief that your experience is real and current. Understanding and implementing these steps helps your subconscious mind work continuously and tirelessly toward making your conscious beliefs your actual reality. It's more than just wishful thinking; it's living every day with the firm conviction that what you seek is already embedded in the fabric of your life.

As we sit amidst the energy of Los Angeles, let's remember this city not just for its tangible successes but for the countless dreams it has nurtured through pure belief. Here, the seen and the unseen work in tandem, teaching us the undeniable power of our minds in shaping our worlds.

If two make peace with each other in a single house, they will say to the mountain, 'Move from here!' and it will move.

Gospel of Thomas 49
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How the Universe Tests You

Time here is not linear but a fluid, expansive entity that brings to fruition every wish and intent in moments most opportune. Each person’s journey is unique, speckled with challenges and blessings, and every trial is a lesson clothed in disguise, designed by the universe to foster growth and resilience. The paths we tread are lined with signs and synchronicities, subtle nudges from the universe guiding us, affirming that we are never alone, and that every step we take is toward our ultimate becoming.

Thus, in moments of doubt or impatience, remember that the universe is an ever-present force, vast and listening, responding to your energy and intentions in ways mysterious and profound. Cultivate a heart that understands the quiet and a soul that cherishes the wait, for in this space of stillness and anticipation, miracles begin to unfold, aligning your life’s story with the stars.

Be patient and wait. The Universe is indeed listening to you, conspiring in your favor, crafting moments and connections that will arrive not a second too early nor too late, but in perfect cosmic timing.