At the beginning of a lot of manifestation journeys, people really focus on the things they don't want because it's easy to say, well, I don't want this and I don't want that. But it's a lot harder to create the life you want to live by thinking about the things you do want. So a very simple analogy to keep in mind when you're thinking about how can I manifest what I want? You want to be mindful that the universe is kind of like a waiter.
Imagine you're at a restaurant and they were giving you a menu and you looked at the menu and you said, I don't want the hamburgers, I don't want the hot dogs, and I definitely don't want the Caesar salad. Give it back to the waiter. They come back not knowing what you want, only a couple of things that you don't want. And they bring you a little cup of soup and they say, here you go, here's your dinner. Probably be a little disappointed.
You would think, what is this? I didn't want soup. Well, you didn't tell us what you actually wanted, so we had to guess and bring you this. When the menu, especially the menu of life, is endless, there's so much possibility. So better thing to think about instead of trying to come up with very materialistic things, which you totally can.
Focus on the energy of why you're manifesting something. You want more money. Why? What do you think that money will give you? Is it security, is it freedom that you're actually, after thinking about even manifesting something like a luxury car, what is that car going to give you?
A feeling of being successful? A feeling as if you have arrived. So get to the feeling and that will really show you what it is you're trying to manifest. When you focus on those core things, you might be surprised by all that you're able to create.
Written and filmed by Melanie Whitney, for Drowsy Sleep Co. 2022
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