Is there more to the Law of Attraction?
The law of attraction is the name given to the maxim “like attracts like” which in New Thought philosophy is used to sum up the idea that by focusing on positive or negative thoughts a person brings positive or negative experiences into their life. So, the law of attraction states that every positive or negative event that happened with you was attracted by you. You’ve even attracted reading this article! There are really only three basic steps: ask, believe, and receive. However, the point of this article is to break those three steps down into actions that you can do. But, I won’t to focus more past that.
This is from a book I read a while back. I am going to give you a quit summary and my input at the end. This book is called The Secret. It is a best-selling 2006 self-help book written by Rhonda Byrne, based on the earlier film with the same name.
The three basic steps: ask, believe, and receive, are based on a quote from the Bible: “And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.” (Matthew 21:22) These three steps were broken down into these 7 steps:
- Relax your mind.
- Be sure about what you want and when you do decide don’t doubt yourself.
- Ask the Universe for it.
- Write your wish down.
- Feel it.
- Show Gratitude.
- Trust the Universe.