What Is Law of Attraction? Intro To Manifesting

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What Does Law of Attraction Mean

If you’re a spiritual seeker, you’ve probably wondered, “what is law of attraction?” The simple answer is this: Law of Attraction is the process of turning your thoughts into things. It’s a universal truth that boils down to the fact that ‘like attracts like’. In the great mystery of life, one thing has become clear: your emotions act as a magnet, attracting experiences that match how you’re feeling. That’s the Law of Attraction in a nutshell.   

Just like gravity, Law of Attraction is in effect at all times, whether you’re aware of it or not. In fact, most people have no idea they’re influencing their own experiences through their feelings and thoughts. You may be in the habit of simply reacting to what life throws at you.

But once you learn the basic concept of this energetic law, it’ll be impossible for you to look at your life in the same way again. Understanding LoA will help you take a proactive approach to manifesting your desires. 

Your life should be filled with joy! If you’re suffering, you truly can turn things around by changing your perspective. It’s time to claim your power. Let’s get started.

Who Discovered Law of Attraction?

The basic concept of turning thoughts to things has existed for thousands of years. Even the Bible tells us we reap what we sow. But it’s important to note that LoA is not a punishment/reward system, and it’s goes beyond the concept of karma (which focuses on actions, not so much on thoughts). Instead, it offers the simple truth that whatever you focus on the most, is going to grow. 

For the record, the actual phrase ‘Law of Attraction’ was coined by Helena Blavatsky in 1877. She was a highly controversial Spiritualist who co-founded the Theosophical Society, which still exists today (read more about her on Wikipedia). 

How Does Law of Attraction Work

To understand what the Law of Attraction means, bear with me for a quick science recap. Remember Einstein’s famous equation?This tell us that everything is energy, and that includes you!   

 E = mc²

energy = mass * speed of light (accelerated)

Now that we’ve established that you’re an energetic being, we can move onto vibration. Your human body vibrates at a particular frequency, or speed (caused by the atoms moving and shaking inside you). Your dominant emotions directly affect your vibrational frequency.

Positive emotions like joy and appreciation have a high vibration, while negative emotions like anger and shame lower your vibe. The word “emotion” even contains the word “motion” – that’s not a coincidence! The bottom line is, the feelings you consistently focus on set your energetic vibration; and your vibration determines what you attract into your life.

All things are vibration.

Albert Einstein

With that said, there’s no need to be afraid of negative emotions! We all feel low sometimes; that’s an important part of being an authentic human. Law of Attraction responds to the emotions you feel the most strongly, over the course of time, so don’t worry. This information should empower and inspire you. 

How To Use Law of Attraction

You can use the Law of Attraction to your advantage, by training yourself to be more aware of how you’re feeling. Are you allowing external factors to dictate your mood? Truly happy people set their intention to feel good, and as a result, they attract experiences to match. So the very first step you can take is to just notice your emotions as you go about your day. 

For example, if someone cuts you off in traffic, do you automatically get upset?  If so, that’s an opportunity to reclaim your power and retrain your mind to react differently. Most of us are in the habit of indulging negative emotions when something like this happens.

But instead of getting annoyed, try expressing gratitude for your excellent reflexes, which allowed you to avoid an accident. Or, give the person the benefit of the doubt about why they’re in such a hurry. Have you ever cut someone off before? Yes! No harm was done, so the situation is not worth you sacrificing your high vibe. 

Start choosing your emotions with intention, knowing they act as a magnet for what’s to come. If your vibration is low all the time because of little things like this, it’s going to be very difficult to manifest big, happy changes; you simply won’t be a vibrational match to your desires.

So start small, and just become aware of how your mood swings throughout the day. Then, see if you can smooth it out a bit. Use this as a chance to create more happiness in your daily life. As a result, good things will naturally flow to you.

Once you get more comfortable controlling your emotions, you can start directing your focus toward specific upgrades you want to make in your life. If you’re ready to learn more, check this out:  How to Manifest Your Desires

Honor The Mystery

While we can wrap our brains around the scientific parts of this, there’s still much to be discovered on this topic. The whole concept of Law of Attraction invites you to acknowledge that there’s much more to the story of your life than what you can gather with your physical senses.

The universe is lovingly aware of you and wants to help co-create your life! So keep your mind and heart open as you put these concepts into practice.  

Modern Resources

Many of our modern day spiritual leaders teach the concept of Law of Attraction. Esther Hicks is by far the modern day subject matter expert on the subject. Her work has influenced Gabby Bernstein’s teachings, among others’. While everyone has their own unique perspective to share, it comes down to this: you attract experiences that are a match to who you are.  

Here’s  quick clip of Michael Beckwith explaining the concept to Oprah. 

XO,  Andrea

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Andrea Scalisi
Andrea Scalisi

Andrea is a certified Aromatherapy and Reiki Master in Central NY. She’s been featured in publications such as Energy Magazine and Forbes.

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