12 Common Misconceptions about the Law of Attraction (and what to do about them)

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The Law of Attraction works far better than people realize, but not as they might wish, due to 12 common misconceptions about what it is and how it works. Reconnective Healing practitioner Tim Emerson of Kwan Yin Healing -- http://kwanyinhealing.com -- offers a complementary teleseminar March 19 at 7 p.m. EST outlining these myths and their practical solutions by registering for the call at http://bit.ly/WGCc5K .

Free teleseminar March 19 presents 12 common misconceptions about the Law of Attraction and what to do about them.  Register at http://bit.ly/WGCc5K

Napoleon Hill, author of the classic "Think and Grow Rich," stressed the role of "vibration," learned from his mentor Andrew Carnegie.

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From business men Andrew Carnegie and Napoleon Hill to Esther Hicks and the sensationalized film “The Secret,” the Law of Attraction is touted as the path to success. So why isn’t it working better? Here are 12 common misconceptions.

1) It does work—and is working. We have much of what we want already—where we live, what we do with our time, who we see—our choices already dictate our lives. Enjoy!

2) Why will power and setting intention isn’t attracting results.

We are physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. Will power and setting intention uses only one aspect. They are important, but this must travel down to the emotional and physical levels, as well as harmonize with the spiritual levels.

3) Raising Vibration -- think coherence and completeness, not escaping the mundane.

Manifesting in physical reality while ignoring physical reality just sets self against self.    Instead of thinking of escaping a denser vibration, think in terms of coherence of energy, of sympathetic vibration throughout, from physical through spiritual, working together.

4) Feeling - Do you want to be Happy? Are you sure?

The emotional level stands between the physical and the mental planes; ignoring it blocks the energy transfer. Feelings reflect thought—are you feeling good? If not, you’re blocking your manifestation. Most people prefer not to be happy, because change is too great a price to pay. So they manifest the status quo.

5) Achieving a change in conscious means that things change.

Think and feel in terms of a changed state—step into different ways of being. People think they want money; they really want Abundance. Who goes to the forest and wishes for a specific number of leaves? No—we want endless leaves. That’s Abundance. They want the struggle and the pressure gone. That means a change in consciousness—first.

6) Uncertainty and Shiva – stop clinging.

Living in Attraction means becoming comfortable with uncertainty—in fact, loving it. We love to Create (Brahma) and we love to Preserve (Vishnu), but we hate to cut away (Shiva). All three are needed; creation happens through the destruction of what it uses to make something. Allowing manifestation means also dissolution, especially the limited mental framework of what “should” be.

7) Love / Gratitude are the foundations.

Doing what we love is crucial—as in, “Even if I don’t get the money, I still want to do this; it will help so many people!” That’s the kind of focus and passion intention needs. Be so grateful for what’s present that what the future brings doesn’t matter. That’s the key to the necessary element of detachment as well.

8) If you want something you’ve never had, do things you’ve never done.

Without new approaches, we get more of the same. To change, we must reach outside of ourselves. Get help from others. In addition to the extra resources, this gets us out of the limitations of our own minds. Expand.

9) What do you want? And why? Get Clear.

Most people never get what they want because they don’t know what it is—mainly, they focus on what they don’t want, so that’s what they perpetuate. Few explore why they want this. What will it do for them? How will it feel? Can they feel it just thinking about it? These are crucial keys.

10) Whatever we spend time doing, we get better at.

If we spend time recreating the status quo, we’ll get better and better at it. If we spend time transcending limitations, we’ll get better at that. Attraction takes growth. It’s not like ordering from the menu.

11) Marginal, Target, Outrageous – the nature of goals

Goals are beyond us, by definition—we’ve never done them. Most goals, then, reach zero completion (we never start), or 90%--we do as much as we can. So instead of goals, set the “marginal, target, outrageous” milestones. Marginal is what past performance indicates will happen. Target is the hoped for outcome. Outrageous is beyond what seems possible. This reframing starts making Targets the new Marginal, allowing new Targets into Outrageous Manifestation.

12) The Nature of Desire

Desire is not the problem, as some misunderstand Buddhism. Attachment is the problem. Karma is the promise that all desires will manifest—in time, with all that comes with them. Thus, we continually reincarnate until we finally achieve all our desires. And that’s not going to happen until we change from the state where we aren’t manifesting them. Love desire, choose wisely, and manifest in joy.

To learn more, join Tim Emerson of Kwan Yin Healing for a free Law of Attraction teleseminar March 19, 7 p.m. EST. Register for call in details at http://bit.ly/WGCc5K or for future teleseminars as well. Each hour call will be followed by group healing. The call will be recorded.

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