Attract and Maintain Prosperity
Prosperity is usually thought of in finances but in reality we must FEEL WEALTHY in all areas of our life. Prosperity is a state of mind in which one has happiness and peace within. Some people have a few thousand dollars in the bank and consider themselves lucky and prosperous. Strange as it may seem, others feel like they are close to the poor house with a million dollars. Keep in mind that your prosperity comes from all areas of life like your health, love, and a peaceful mind.
Your mind will work with your thoughts as a whole so, if you’re feeling like you’re lacking in love or health it will spill over into another area and you will not be as effective in your finances. If you want to attract and maintain prosperity in your finances, keep your mental attitude focused on the whole you.
Keep an attitude of continual expectancy, having a state of mind that is always open to new ideas, inspiration and intuition that flows in from your higher mind.
Learning and practicing meditation is essential for quieting your thoughts of lack and reprogramming your inner consciousness for greater prosperity. Knowing that the manifesting universe always gives you what you FEEL (vibrate) will keep you in an inner state of ONENESS that produces the greatest positive mental attitude for achieving over all prosperity. There are two different approaches to meditation, one is done alone and the other is done in a group. Both approaches can be silent or with the use of sound and we suggest trying both. There are two types of meditation, one is passive where you still your mind, and the other is dynamic (active) where you visualize and think of that which you intend to attract into your life.
Practice the spiritual law ASK and YOU SHALL RECEIVE. Knowing through meditation that your higher mind, God, Goddess, Source, All that is, is within you and at the central core of your being you have within you the wisdom and intelligence of the entire universe working for you and through you. As if by magic this inner knowing attracts all things positive and prosperous. Ask, receive and keep track of your successes. Each time you succeed you will become even more confident.
Steps to attracting a prosperous life
• Meditate daily, open your mind and allow the prosperous vibrations to grow and reprogram your thoughts.
• Keep active, get out of your normal routine and take the inspired action that gives you better chances to be in the right place at the right time.
• Keep your mind open to all the possibilities. People and things can come to you in many different ways. Bartering, gifts and trades are just some of the ways the universe can give you what you ask for.
• When you have a negative thought, STOP and turn it around IMMEDIATELY. Affirm instead that you ARE prosperous already and that GOD, YOUR SOURCE is supplying your every need.
• Associate with people who also have a positive attitude about prosperity. If you have to be around someone who is saying something negative, love them but don’t allow their thoughts to influence yours.
• Live, think and act in ways that show you are ALREADY PROSPERSOUS.
• Each day declare within your mind that God is your TRUE source of supply.
• Frequent places in your area where you see affluence. Pick up on the positive vibrations and KNOW that GOD wants you to expand. Feeling good and prosperous is WONDERFUL.
• Reprogram your mind everyday with prosperity-thought affirmations. FEEL good about your thoughts, use words that allow your true feelings to flow from within.
Reprogram your Inner Consciousness
During your daily mediation time, repeat your affirmations at least 3 times. Find one that FEELS really good and write it down so you can see it all day and read it often. Each time you do this you are reprogramming your inner consciousness that influences your mind and mental attitude that attracts prosperity.
Below are some suggested affirmations;
Each day I share the wealth of Gods abundance around me.
Every day I live confidently, knowing that the source of my prosperity is working through me and directing me.
I am at peace and ready to allow in all that the power of God and the universe has for me.
I am already prosperous and this prosperity is beginning to materialize all around me.
All channels of my mind are open and I am receiving and acting on the inspired thoughts.
My mind is like a magnetic force drawing true prosperity to me.
Co-created by Joan Maresh Hansen and Marian LaSalle
Joan and Marian can both be contacted for individual coaching, please call or e-mail for more information.
713-826-4942 firstname.lastname@example.org www.goodlifeguide.org
Inspired by our Recommended Readings:
Esther and Jerry Hicks Books which include; Money and The Law of Attraction, Ask and It is Given, The Vortex, The Astonishing Power of Emotions, The Amazing Power of Deliberate Intent, The Law of Attraction,
Napoleon Hill’s 1924 classic Think and Grow Rich,
Dr. Joe Vitale’s Attract Money Now, FREE online at www.attractmoneynow.com,
Spiritual Economics by Eric Butterworth,
How to Attract Money by Dr. Joseph Murphy,
From the Poor House to the Penthouse by Kay Haegen,
Kelly Stallings Think Thin to Live Thin and
It Works by RHJ, The Little Money Book,
The Abundance Book by John Randolph Price,
Laws of Prosperity and any book by Catherine Ponder,
Happy Pocket Full of Money, (check our A-store for other books) @ www.reachingnewrealities.com
Dr. Paul Masters of the University of Sedona and many more authors and masters.
Money in Your Pocket Shopping Game: Place a bill in your pocket and go window shopping. Each time you see something that you could purchase with your bill— say to yourself,” I could have that if I wanted it,” and continue to shop, repeating the phrase over and over with each possible purchase. You‘ll mentally spend the bill over and over again increasing your prosperity consciousness.
Checks from the Universe: Take a blank check and write out the amount that you would want to manifest. Post it in a power place that you frequent and each time you pass by imagine it is already yours.
Add Feng Shui Cures to your Home and Office for what you want. (health, wealth, love, friends, adventure, wisdom, creativity, and more…
Gratitude Journal entries, tithing 10%, let go of losses—giving them to the Universe, and both active and passive daily meditations that take you into inspired actions…
Denise Coates’ Feel It Real (Pg 122-146, Games to Increase Abundance and Wealth)
Ask and You Shall Receive the Good Life Guide way.
“It is perfectly logical to assume that a wise and competent Creator would provide for the needs of his creatures.” Prosperity by Charles Fillmore
Happiness and joy never leave us… we leave them! Happiness is ever present, lurking beneath the chaotic surface of the mind. The reason the child experiences so much joy is because they live mostly in the present moment.
Can you think yourself thin?
I recently met with one of Houston’s very own local personalities Kelly Stallings who is the owner of Life is Mental and the author of Think Thin to Live Thin. Her newest book also has a FABULOUS guided visualization CD which helps to reprogram our bad habits and replace them with positive, healthy eating lifestyle changes.
Look at what a couple of readers said about her book and CD set.
I’ve been on many diets and programs to lose weight but after losing weight on each one, the pounds kept coming back. This book was fun to read and offers practical solutions and ways to get the weight off and to keep it off for good. I recommend this to anyone looking to lose some weight or to maintain the weight that they’ve already lost.
This is a great book. Simple ideas, but put into action. Great for all ages and especially if you and a group of friends want to do it together… great for group motivation!
I absolutely loved this book!! Kelly does a great job of getting the readers involved and motivated to lose weight. After reading her book I have applied the practical weightloss techniques to my everyday life.
Kelly suggests that if we want to increase our success with weight loss and other goals we need to detox our brain.
- Detoxing our mind is just as important and easy as cleansing our bodies.
Just like foods can collect in our bodies, negative toxic thoughts can collect in our brains. Our self criticism and negative thinking needs to be flushed out of our mind so that repetitive thoughts like, “I am always going to be fat,” or “I am never going to be thin,” can be reprogrammed and replaced by “ It’s so easy to find ways to eat healthy and look leaner”.
Kelly also suggests that the key to success is giving yourself enough time to achieve the goal. It took time to develop negativity; it will take time to create positivity. Be patient and stay the course. Kelly said “I have yet to meet a person who suddenly woke up one day with negative and self critical thinking”. In fact, we are all born with a blank slate. The negativity is conditioned for us as we grow and develop. Do not blame your family; negativity bombards us from many environmental sources. Think about the last time you saw an upbeat breaking news feature. I am betting that you cannot think of even one example.”
So, just how do you reprogram your negative thoughts and patterns? I suggest you read her book and listen to her guided visualization CD and encourage all your friends to read it with you, so as a group you can all see how EASY it is to find ways to eat healthier and look leaner.
Click on the image below to order Kelly’s book and start your journey today.
Written by Marian LaSalle
Tips on How to be Successful in Business
If my business is good, it’s not because of luck, the time of year or the economy. People buy my products and services because of me. Essentially they are buying me. That is why you never have to worry about competition. If you have confidence in yourself and you have clear goals and a thorough knowledge of the products and services you’re selling, you can be successful.
Successful business people, no matter what their industry or background share similar traits. They constantly set higher goals for themselves and look beyond their problems to the end result. Keeping the goal in front of them and not letting go of it no matter what distractions pop up.
They move out of their comfort zones even though it feels rough or risky. To a successful person, stalling feels like going backwards. People who stay in their comfort zones do what they did before because it’s “the way we’ve always done it”. If it feels too comfortable, try doing something new to get your juices flowing. Try reading an inspiring book or taking a business course or even take a meditation class to get you out of doing the SAM OLD THING. Spice it up and push yourself. A GREAT option to achieve your goals faster is to hire a coach. There are wonderful business or success coaches in every community or on-line that can hold you accountable and teach you new tools to assist you in staying on the track you set out to travel.
Successful people take control of their own destiny and market their businesses as an exciting opportunity to help people and solve problems, driven by the thrill of a job well done and knowing that a satisfied customer will tell their friends and family which leads to more customers.
If something has gone wrong, successful people say things like “well that was some learning experience” and then figure out how to make it work better next time. We humans are problem solvers and we will experience ups and downs but we can always get better and better at turning those problems into a wonderful solution.
- Remember Thomas Edison said “Every time I fail, I learn something.” He tried 1,114 times to find a solution to keeping a light bulb lit. He only failed 1,113 times.
One last tip I have on being a successful person is to move towards the pictures you create in your mind. Rehearsing future events as you see them. As my dear friend Joan Maresh Hansen says “FEEL your success like it’s already happened”. She shared a FABULOUS technique called Play Like that she learned from her Silva instructor. Make a game out of it and Play Like it’s already happened or it’s happening right now.
Sending this with Love
New Year New Me!
Here we are at the end of another year—with a new one— 2010 about to begin. Isn’t it the usual time to arrive at some new resolutions? Changes in oneself can be invigorating. It can also be daunting to attempt too many changes at the same time. What if instead of attempting to change any thing about yourself— you change instead the way you see yourself and your life. Instead, begin to more fully appreciate who you are and how you have spent this life becoming the amazing person that you are. Ask yourself what do you love about yourself. Mentally, list those things that people tend to love about you. Reflect on how your life works. Sit and ponder the things you absolutely adore about your life. Make a list of things you still love to do and will do more of in the new year. This will give you a surge of energy that will have you feeling really good about your life and the choices you have made.
It is possible that many of you may be facing challenges in relationships, careers, finances, or health. The difficult times come about as part of the package of life. Too many people to mention have overcome odds that were unbelievable and they came through the ordeal with new found strength. I know that personally, the violent loss of both of my parents at an early age was the most difficult ordeal of my life. The people surrounding me and holding me up helped me to see the blessings even in such a horrid event. So look beyond the challenges to the blessings that abound in your life. We all have them if we look with fresh eyes.
” It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.” Simone De Beauvoir
Dr. Joe Vitale talks briefly about this concept in his book The Attractor Factor, when he says that if there is any one thing you can do in your life that will make the biggest difference, it is to be happy now. BE HAPPY NOW! Look around you at the comfortable home you have created, take a deep breath and feel vibrant health surging through your body. Hug your significant other and express appreciation to them. Give thanks that you live in an amazing world with so many opportunities and possibilities for creating a good life.
Wishing you the best that life can offer, 2010—the year to begin…
Focus on your Goals
Whatever you focus on, expands. Focus on your business, it will expand. Focus on good health and your good health will expand. If you are focused on how poor you are or how scared you are, those thoughts expand and you will see more of those thoughts and people who support those thoughts around you.
Set an intention on what you’re going to focus on tomorrow morning. Write out a plan of action and even if your plans change or get postponed keep the end result in your focus. Write yourself notes, type up a to-do list, ask your friends to remind you, write it in your calendar or whatever you can do to remind yourself to keep the focus on what you want.
- I love this quote! “I believe in looking at reality straight in the eye and denying it”- Garrison Keillor
Distractions will come in looking like they are REALLY important or SUPER TIME SENSITIVE but if you look at them closely they can usually be priortized for a later date. My friend says to me often and I say it to back to just as often “we need to stay on target, keep our focus on our original goal” because if you get talked into starting other projects or things crop up that you think are more important you WILL get off track and the next thing you know it’s 4 months later and your onto another project and none of the projects you started are finished.
- Stay on target, keep your focus on the original plan.
Little things can distract you like e-mails or phone calls. It may not seem like it at the time but those interruptions can get you off course faster than you ever imagined. How do you keep on focus?
Keep your goal in front of you. Write it on a post it note and stick it on your computer, set up a reminder in your outlook calendar or set a timer on your clock to keep you going on your project for a specific time. Put a DO NOT DISTURB sign on your office door and let your co-workers or family know you mean business!
You will feel so good about your project or goal when you have completed it that it will be worth the added effort to resist tempting offers or well meaning friends phone calls/e-mails.
Sending this with ~LOADS of LOVE~
Posted on 28 December '09 by Joan, under Friends, Good for YOU!, Tips. No Comments.
What are you focused on?
I Love this quote-
“If we threw our problems in a pile with everyone else’s we would grab ours back” Author Unknown
I often wonder when I’m going through a tough time what kind of lesson I will learn when I’m on the other side. If you stay focused on the outcome and take the time to think thoughts like this, it really does help you get through the most challenging times. We all have them and they are different for each of us. My fears and negative thoughts might seem silly to you and the same goes for yours, so don’t try to compare your life with anyone else’s.
- Stay Focused on the outcome or goal
Staying focused on the outcome can be hard if you just try to remember but if you turn it into a habit, it will come to you quicker and easier. When I first started trying to remember- as I was experiencing a problem, it might dawn on me a week later or even a month would go by, but as I stayed with it and continued to study and learn the principles of the Law of Attraction it got easier and came faster. Soon I was able to hear myself say “Oh that’s right I’m staying focused on the outcome” or “In my old life I would have reacted that way” and snap out of my funk or feel soothed instantly. The feeling of being connected to source and ALL THAT IS, is so comforting that it’s worth the time you take to make it a GOOD HABIT!
“In order to attain balance, we have to learn the art of patience even as we strive to achieve our highest vision of who we are” Daily OM
- Stay focused on the outcome or the goal and everything else will fall into place.
Sending this with LOVE….
The Attractor Factor by Dr. Joe Vitale. A book which presents the step by step process to manifesting and attracting what you want into your life.
The Secret by Rhonda Byrne, this book revealed how many people use the secret to achieve success.
By Marian LaSalle and Joan Maresh Hansen,Swirl Girls
What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.” Collete
Many of us have experienced how life’s lessons can be presented to us through pain, loss and struggles. Few of us realize that it is these difficult times that teach us most. It takes practice to see good in something bad. When we intentionally focus our mind on what possible good can come from the challenging events then amazing things can happen.
How many times have you had one of those days where nothing seems to be going right? As long as we live on this earth we will have days that go just as we desire and the opposite where everything seems to happen in a less desirable manner.
Sometimes we are having what Lynn Grabhorn talks of in her book,”Excuse Me Your Life is Waiting.” that which she calls a negative energy orgy. It is simply you closing yourself off to the energy of your higher self. The valve is closed—shut tight— and you are not feeling the positive energy of this incredible Universal Power or God Source. The positive flow of this “feel good “ source of good stuff is shut off. It is also what the teachings of Abraham call the CONTRAST in life or more specifically some of what we do not want in our life. This— we eventually learn is what leads us to discover that which we do want. From being smack dog in the middle of what we do not want, a “rocket of desire “ is launched for our new desires. We can also get to a place eventually where we can bless these bad times which gave us a gift by showing us the clarity to know what we really do want in our lives.
Although you feel really lousy—you have been here before and it is no big deal, you must allow yourself to have this kind of “ down in the dumps” day. Really go on and have it. Give yourself permission to experience and to feel all the negative “icky” sensations so that nothing gets stuffed down inside your self.
Now, on the other hand if you want to escape these vibrational gloomies, then one easy way to do that is to allow your eyes to look at the smallest, most insignificant thing you can find to “jump start” your physical smile.
Do What Makes YOU Smile: Reach down inside yourself and feel the feelings of that little thing that forces you to smile. Maybe it is an animal looking at you and loving you, or a plant in your garden, or the sunshine pouring in your window, or your favorite old ragged chair in your favorite reading corner, or maybe it is the book you are reading. Feel and flood feelings of appreciation to it for just being in your life. Wrap it in love as if it were the greatest treasure of your entire life which was lost and has now been found.
Sing and Dance: If this doesn’t do the trick then put on your favorite dance music and begin dancing around the house. Sing some silly song like,” Happy Days are Here Again,”( even though you would rather be in your chair crying). As they say, “fake it till you make it.” You will be amazed at how quickly your mood can change for the better.
Change the Scenery: Another course of action is to change the scenery and take a walk— nature can do wonders to cure what ails you.
Positive Self Talk: An additional strategy is to give yourself a positive little self-talk, “ Don’t worry things will get better, You will be feeling better soon. Life gives you the downs so you can more fully appreciate the ups.”
The bottom line is take one small gentle loving step at a time when you are feeling down. Give yourself a little here and a little there. It may take a couple of hours or a couple of days and eventually you will feel the resistance lessening and a “click” where the valve to that “feel good “ connection is open and flowing back again into you. You are again turned on to the infinite possibilities of life.
Remember that life offers opposites and it is in these paradoxes that we are given a better understanding of the things we truly want in our life. Sometimes we are led to a less than pleasant experience to first wallow in before the light shines on things we love.
Gabrielle Roth says it beautifully in the following excerpt:
“When we experience moments of ecstasy—
in play, in art, in sex—they come not as
an exception, an accident, but as a taste of what
life is meant to be…ecstasy is an idea, a goal,
but it can be the expectation of every day,
Those times when we are grounded in our body,
pure in our heart, clear in our mind, rooted
in our soul, and suffused with the energy,
the spirit of life, are our birthright.
It’s really not that hard to stop and luxuriate
in the joy and wonder of our being,
Children do it all the time.
It’s a natural human gift that should be
at the heart of our lives.”
No matter how lousy you are feeling, remember that we always have a choice. So turn on the flow of “feel good “ by finding one tiny thing that has you begin to feel a little bit better. Because there is a choice in every moment, make it your goal to reach for a better feeling thought.With enough practice, soon you will find that you will be able to look at those challenging times to find the gift that they were to you.
Excuse Me Your Life is Waiting by Lynn Grabhorn. This book surprised me as to how easy of a read it is. Grabhorn talks about her life journey and the tools along the way that helped her begin to experience her life ” full tilt boogie.”
Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach. Take this favorite a day at a time and enjoy the powerful quotes along with Breathnach’s path to living a simply abundance life.
© Marian LaSalle and Joan Maresh Hansen,
“Meditation is the art of paying attention to your heart. Rather than withdrawing from the world, meditation can help you enjoy it more fully, more effectively, and more peacefully.” Dean Ornish, M.D.
Why do we meditate? Dr. Wayne Dyer in his book Getting in the Gap tells us reasons why people meditate including reducing stress, cultivating a sense of peace, eliminating fatigue, slowing the aging process, improving memory, finding clarity of purpose, and even healing. Dyer goes on to say that,” these reasons pale in comparison that meditation is our way of making conscious contact with God.”
Here are everyday ways to meditate on your own, whenever you choose. (more…)
By Marian LaSalle and Joan Maresh Hansen, Swirl Girls
Marian, Victor, Joan, Taz at NLP Houston Workshop
Our lives have been a series of serendipitous events. We have been reading and studying an assortment of spiritual and scientific books that have created for us lives that we could not have imagined in previous years. Upon the continuous improvements, we devoted ourselves to sharing what we have learned so that others could be the benefactors of our generosity.
“My potential is unlimited.”
” I know that I can create miracles in my life.”
We appreciate the many teachers who have blessed our lives and we simply intend to ” pass on” what we ‘ve learned. Thanks to each of you and Source, God, Goddess, All-That-Is.
Joan Maresh Hansen teaching workshop at Bonaparte Antiques
1.Portable Empire by Pat O’Bryan
2.Conversations with God, Neale Donald Walsch
3. Zero Limits Dr. Joe Vitale
4. Think and Grow Rich, Think and Grow Rich Workbook by PatO’Bryan and Dr. Joe Vitale
Take II Central Market Workshop participants
Posted on 5 September '09 by Joan, under Good Life Guide, Law of Attraction, Like minded People, Living the Life of our Dreams, LOA, Portable Lifestyle, Spiritual Journey, Spiritual Processes, Spiritual Studies, Stress relief, Swirling Vortex Group, Teachers Teaching Teachers, Tips, Travel. 1 Comment.
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Posted on 26 July '09 by Joan, under Tips. No Comments.