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by Rhonda Byrne

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You Attract What You Think

You Attract What You Think

  • In a nutshell, the law asserts that what we believe will manifest in our lives. If we think we are worthy of enormous love, we materialize that love in our lives. We will remain poor if we believe we will be poor. If we feel we don't deserve anything nothing will come to us.
  • To put it another way, concentrating on criticizing yourself will manifest more of the very thing you're being critical about. Think about it; you'd never see a wealthy money hater.
  • As a result, We attract the very things we hold in our thoughts, We are what we think we are. We manifest is a direct result of our ideas.

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RHONDA BYRNE

"You become what you think about most, but you also attract what you think about most."

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Gratitude Is the Key to a Peaceful and Contented Life

Gratitude Is the Key to a Peaceful and Contented Life

  • Positive thinking makes you happier than negative thinking. Think about what isn't working in your life, and you'll attract more of it. The problem is that most people focus on the negative and can't see past the obstacles. By focusing on what we lack, we attract more lack into our lives.
  • Knowing this gives us more incentive to start a gratitude journal or simply appreciate what we have.
  • Byrne is a firm believer in the power of gratitude and says that writing in a daily gratitude journal can shift our entire lives

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Stay Focused

Stay Focused

  • By Focusing on what we have, we attract more of it into our lives.
  • There is plenty to be grateful for amid everything we have. If you're not paying attention, you can miss the tiny things that bring joy.

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Thoughts are Intangible Things

  • There is power in your ideas. Your thoughts alone shape your life's narrative. You create your inner mono-log and the mental image of yourself. Many people assume our identities come from our experiences and the influence of the world around us. But it's the way we react to the world and the stories we tell about ourselves that shape our reality
  • Few people truly understand the power of thoughts have over our lives. You can create your own happy ending. By training your thoughts to seek the positive and tell positive stories, that can improve your life

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RHONDA BYRNE

If you want to change anything in your life, change the channel and change the frequency by changing the thoughts.

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It's All About How You Feel

It's All About How You Feel

  • Having a positive outlook on life is essential for a successful day. If we wake up and tell ourselves we're too tired, hit the snooze button, and dread getting up, we set stage for a negative day, But if we wake up and immediately tell ourselves it's going to be great day, we can change our entire outlook.
  • The power of grin is greater than you can ever imagine; start your day with one. Keeping a positive mindset sends a positive signal to the cosmos, which, in turn reflects it back. You may begin to feel healthy, affluent, intelligent and joyful and the universe will manifest these things.

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Positive Visualization Is Powerful

Positive Visualization Is Powerful

  • Visualization is a practice of imagining what you want to achieve as if it were today.
  • It involves using all five senses of sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. The process of visualizing directs your subconscious to be aware of the end goal you have in mind.
  • Visualization is a powerful tool that can help you achieve wealth, wellness and healthy relationships. By picturing yourself with these things, you can attract them into your life and create a positive mindset that sets you up for success.

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The Secret to Money

The Secret to Money

  • Instead of focusing on your current lack of money, visualize and believe that you have too much money. You will see an immediate, positive change in your relationship with money and money will start to come into your life.
  • The universe reflects what you radiate, so if you radiate joy and happiness, the universe will return it to you whatever you want in abundance, including money.
  • Negative thoughts and emotions are a barrier and block money from coming to you. To access more money, shift your thoughts away from lack toward abundance.

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RHONDA BYRNE

"The shortcut to anything you want in your life is to BE and FEEL happy now! It is the fastest way to bring money and anything else you want into your life."

RHONDA BYRNE

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The Secret to Relationships

The Secret to Relationships

  • To cultivate positive relationships, you need to start with yourself. Treat yourself as you want others to treat you; show yourself the same love and respect you would like from them.
  • When you create your own joy and contentment, you will naturally become more loving to people around you. This will attract more people to you and draw relationships that reflect the same love and respect you give yourself.

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The Secret to Health

The Secret to Health

  • The healing community has long recognized the power of the placebo effect. You can cure yourself by believing you are cured. If you fill yourself with positivity and love, you can even rid yourself of disease.
  • Negative thoughts can compromise your body's harmony, So visualize absolute health and wellness. When you feel unwell, talk about your illness positively, instead of reinforcing it with your words. This approach can help you recover.

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Attachments Leads to Unhappiness

Attachments Leads to Unhappiness

  • Being attached to things we care about hurts our well-being. We often confuse attachment with love, which can lead to doubt and fear. We all have attachments that we should work on letting go of. Whether we're attached to a job, money, status, or a person this holds us back from experiencing true abundance
  • Holding on to things encourages the sense that life would be incomplete without them. Freedom comes when we let go of our attachments. Don't allow the desire for people or things to steal your happiness
  • There's no need for attachments because anything meant for you will be yours that's the LOA

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You Are a Source of Joy. It's What You Were Born to Do!

You Are a Source of Joy. It's What You Were Born to Do!

  • We were born with a natural level of happiness. Happiness is not something we get by achieving goals or amassing stuff. When we're already happy we can't go out & look for happiness. But our habits may cause us to lose sight of our actual essence, unconditional love
  • We will find eternal delight by following these two steps
  1. Look away from the external world. Learn that your happiness is within you & nothing external can bring you the same level of joy you already have within yourself
  2. Recognize that you are what you seek. The only way to perceive oneself as part of a greater whole is to be yourself

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The Universe is Overflowing

The Universe is Overflowing

  • Everyone can be rich, happy, successful and anything else they want in life. There is no shortage of anything. Our capacity to think and grow unbinds our imagination and creativity
  • Look at some of the greatest innovators, thinkers and business people of our time. Think about Oprah, Elon, Gates and Zukerberg. These people inspire us because they have "beyond the box" ideas. They didn't allow the opinions of others to stop them from realizing their dreams.
  • Take a leaf out of their book and reject any thoughts of limitation. There's a place for dreamers and makers on this planet.

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The Ultimate Emotion Is Love

The Ultimate Emotion Is Love

  • You are a magnet and must radiate love to attract everything you desire . Think about the times you have felt a deep sense of love. This could be when you started dating your first crush, held your baby for the first time, It's as though your lungs are bulging
  • This is because you are filled with love. Focusing on love for all things and deeds is the most potent form of energy
  • You're more likely to achieve great things when your'e passionate about what you do. For example it's much easier to stick to a workout routine when you've a positive outlook on your body.

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  • On the other hand, criticism is a form of self-inflicted harm. By choosing to love instead of criticize you thrive. People in love feel joy and happiness without effort.
  • Your ideas and behaviors toward others mirror your self-perception. When you criticize or judge others, your'e doing the same to yourself. When you show love and respect to someone else, your'e loving and respecting yourself.
  • You can decide whether to find true happiness. Choose to be happy for the short time you're here.

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RHONDA BYRNE

"The Law of Attraction simply gives you whatever it is you are thinking about."

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The Universe Cannot Distinguish Between Good & Bad Thoughts

The Universe Cannot Distinguish Between Good & Bad Thoughts

  • When it comes to attracting what you want, the universe can't tell the difference between positive & negative thoughts. For e.g, if you continually think, " I wish I wasn't poor," your'e attracting a poor state because your mind is tuned on the idea of POOR. Instead focus on the positive by telling yourself, "I am Wealthy, and money flows easily."
  • The Secret instructs us to focus on good ideas rather than negative ones. This doesn't mean you'll ignore every unpleasant feeling, but its crucial to learn how to stop yourself from spiraling downward.

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The Law of Attraction Shares Principles With Quantum Mechanics

The Law of Attraction Shares Principles With Quantum Mechanics

  • Time is an illusion; everything exists simultaneously. If you can understand & accept there is no time, you'll see whatever you want in the future already exists. To manifest what you want, time into the frequency of your desire and it will appear.
  • The Law of Attraction is a powerful force focused on how you think and the vibrations you send into the universe. Visualize what you want because the LOA doesn't understand "DONT's." Thinking about what you want is sending a message to the universe about that negativity. To reap the benefits of the LOA be specific with your desires.

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  • The Law of Attraction is based on the same principles as quantum mechanics - energy vibrating at certain frequencies. When things vibrate at the same frequency, they're naturally drawn to each other.
  • Change your thoughts, and you'll change the frequencies you send into the universe, influencing the kind of energy you attract. Revamp your thought patterns and maximize the benefits of the law of attraction. 
  • Replace Negative energy with Positive messages.

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Keep Your Vibration High

Keep Your Vibration High

  • To keep your vibration high, use activities or "SECRET SHIFTERS" to cheer yourself up and avoid dwelling on negative thoughts. It's impossible to have negative emotions and positive thoughts at the same time
  • Make a list of things that can shift your mood in times of distress. These are your secret shifters; use them whenever you need to shift your energy
  • Tune into your emotions to work out what types of thoughts you're having. Use your emotions to act as an early warning system, so you can take action when your thoughts become negative.

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Be Nice to Everyone

Be Nice to Everyone

  • Good things come to those who do nice things and treat others well. Happy deeds bring smile to your face and make you feel good. This is your reward for showing compassion to others.
  • You don't feel happy when you say bad things about someone else. Something in your gut warns you that your actions are not in keeping with your inner hero.
  • Behavior is either a force that propels you toward your goal pulls away from it. Do good things for others, show up in your community, or be a supportive friend. You'll begin to notice good things happening to you in return.

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Use These 3 Steps to Create the World You Desire

Use These 3 Steps to Create the World You Desire

  • To create your ideal universe use your thoughts like a TV transmission tower broadcasting your requests to the universe. You could also think of them as seeds to plant.
  • The following simple steps will help you create the world and life you want:
  1. ASK
  2. BELIEVE 
  3. RECEIVE

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ASK - BELIEVE - RECEIVE

ASK - BELIEVE - RECEIVE

  1. ASK. Be clear what you want and write it down using the present tense, as if it's already yours. Ask for what you want making sure you are clear about intentions
  2. BELIEVE. Approach your desire with unwavering faith, exuding confidence. Believe that what you have asked for is already yours, and have faith in the law of attraction.
  3. RECEIVE. Imagine the emotions you'll experience once you get what you desire, and use a mantra to stimulate that feeling. Receive what you have asked for with gratitude.

Through asking, believing and receiving, you'll create a positive environment where you can have all.

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FINAL SUMMARY

  • You have the power to bring anything you want into your life by adjusting your thoughts and beliefs. Think positively and act like a magnet, manifesting your dreams by signaling your brain. 
  • Visualizing what you want and believing you can have it will help you use the law if attraction to shape your destiny. This approach will give you confidence in yourself and your ability to take control of your circumstances.

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