Over the last couple of days, I have been listening to ‘The Astonishing Power of Emotions’ by Esther and Jerry Hicks and have had an amazing revelation. Like me perhaps you have found that with the second or third time of listening to an audio or reading a book, that a light bulb moment happens and you have a greater understanding of the words than you had before.

Now I would like to help you experience that light bulb moment for yourself.

This excellent book teaches us how to use our emotions as a guide, so we can apply the Law of Attraction to our best advantage.

You will soon see that in every instance to complete the attraction process you have to master the Law of Allowing. And as you absorb this information, you'll see why lots of people are not successful when using the law of attraction for a specific purpose.

The reality is that most of us are so used to striving to achieve goals and fighting our way through life, that letting go and allowing an outcome to arrive in its own time is difficult for us to do.

The truth of the matter is, allowing is the opposite of striving. Please let that sink in for a moment.

Jerry Hicks uses the analogy of rowing a boat. He explains that the process of allowing is the difference between rowing a boat upstream versus letting the current take you gently downstream. The light bulb moment for me was the instruction to just let go, letting the current take you along. So, what is the lesson? It is simply that you need to let go of a specific outcome, let go of expectations, let go of trying to control our family, friends, workmates and environment.

If you are like me the thought of letting go, relaxing and allowing the Universe to bring to me the things I desire in its own time is such a relief. Really think about, what a wonderful thing it is …..to just let go…….to relax……..and let our thoughts bring about our desires.

Now, let me ask you this, have you focused your thoughts on what you want and then worried about how it will come about, or wondered if it is even possible?

Just think about it, as soon as you start doing this you are, in fact, sending out the complete opposite vibration to what you want. The result being that you receive the opposite of what you are asking for.

Are you beginning to see how essential it is not to dwell on the many possible outcomes? By letting go of the outcome, very often something happens that is even better than you hoped for, or appears from a completely different source that you have no knowledge of now.

If you find it hard to turn off those thoughts, don't worry. All you have to do instead is make the following suggestion to yourself. "I am really looking forward to receiving ...........and I know that the Universe can bring this to me in many varied and miraculous ways"

It is widely known that the law of attraction works on the emotions that we produce, and thus the energy is released that attract like to like. What this all means is that the act of letting go and relaxing gives us the good vibrations that we need to attract the best to us.

Like many of us, I am normally a goal oriented person and the thought of letting go was anxiety producing, as I like to be in control. However, imagine doing the opposite, being given the permission if you like, of letting the monkeys slide off your back. It makes sense doesn't it? When you try to control everything, strive and fight for what you want, you can never produce the good energy through your feelings and thoughts that will attract to you your hopes and dreams.

The very things we do actually push away what we want and just bring more of the same disappointments to us.

The law of attraction in a way is so simple. Keep focusing on what you want, generate the emotions that vibrate with what you want, then relax and allow those wishes to materialize for you.

This doesn't mean that you take no action at all, but you take a different kind of action. Yes, of course down the track you may have to take some actions to help those dreams along. However, this would be an action with a difference. That is taking action when prompted to by the Universe. Any action you are prompted to do in this way would be without any feeling of striving or stress that you would normally feel, when trying to force change. These actions are ones which make you feel good. The catalyst for these actions could be an unexpected door opening to a new opportunity, or the Universe may use a dream or give you a brainwave that comes out of the blue to show you the way.

So, see yourself mastering the Law of Allowing, and then why not try an experiment? Think of one thing that you would like to manifest for yourself. I suggest just a small thing, as this will give you practice and also confidence to move on to bigger requests in the future.

Think of this desire with emotion and bring up all the very best thoughts you can about it. What it will feel like when it arrives? Smile as you look forward to how the Universe is going to bring this request to you. Find it exciting and interesting to watch how the vibration activates the attraction to manifest this desire. Do this with no preconceived thoughts of the process, and be prepared to be amazed at the outcome.

Now picture yourself five years from now when you have mastered the art of allowing. Your life would be entirely different.

Clearly, the bottom line is to find the better feelings and thoughts in all that you do. This will reduce your stress and set up a constant vibration that is attracting all your hopes and dreams into your life.

Written by Christine Sherborne - For more articles like this visit her web site http://www.colourstory.com

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Author's Bio: 

Christine, is a successful businesswoman with more than twenty five years experience, having owned and run businesses both in New Zealand and the UK, and now in Australia.

She was awarded ‘Auckland Business Woman of the Year’, in 1996, for the remarkable and rapid growth, and success of her packaging company.

Christine originally trained in Art and Design, and later achieved a Diploma in Sales and Marketing. She has used her natural business talents and creative flair to develop innovative and successful business ventures as diverse as packaging, importing, computer sales and manufacturing.

Christine has travelled widely, sourcing product, suppliers, customers and manufacturers for her businesses, giving her a natural empathy, enabling her to negotiate and communicate with a diverse range of nationalities and peoples with confidence.

Being a naturally positive person, she has long been interested in self-help and motivation, and she is widely read in these subjects, using the knowledge gained to help to progress her various business interests.

In her personal life she has experienced major life traumas which have taught her many valuable lessons. Those experiences and how she coped with them, overcame them and restored joy and happiness into her own life, prompted her to write a series of inspirational self-help CDs to help others who may be going through similar traumas.