What Is Manifestation and How to Manifest Anything?

When I first heard of manifestation, I thought all I had to do was visualize something I want, perhaps write it down, and it will come to me. I didn’t really expect anything to happen, and nothing ever did. Through the years, I learned that manifesting doesn’t end in visualization. It only starts there. 

The bulk of the process of manifestation has all to do with your energy. What you attract is a reflection of your inner life. By “inner life,” I mean your ideas, emotions, and motivation. 

A lot of people give up on manifestation because they try demanding impossible things from the universe, like the perfect body or the perfect partner. When they don’t get what they want, they end up disappointed and distrustful of the process. As they dwell in frustration, they consequently attract more negative things in their life. It’s a vicious cycle. 

If you try manifesting the right way, you can pretty much attain anything you want – love, success, better health, and money. Oh yes, money manifesting is a real thing. Naturally, it’s not enough to desire wealth. It would be best if you worked for it, but there are techniques to welcome it. 

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Why Manifestation Fails 

Let’s think about your dream job. Maybe you imagined yourself in an environment where you’re not overworked and your contributions are celebrated. You can’t expect to have your dream job just by imagining yourself in that situation. 

Manifestation starts with ideas, yes, but you have to fuel your motivation with those ideas. When you’re inspired and disciplined, you will tend to create opportunities for yourself. These self-created opportunities should work towards making your desires come true. 

The truth is manifestation fails when we become impatient, unrealistic, and unwilling to put in the work. Manifestation is not instant. It is not a magic life hack that everyone can do. It’s a skill.

The basic principle of manifestation is: you get what you give. The vibrations that you give off, whether good or bad, will determine what kind of vibrations you receive. So if you set yourself up for success, it’s highly likely that it will happen for you. 

Remember, this is all about energy. The world is just energies interacting with each other. It would help if you were a positive force to attract positive things into your life. If you think this is just a bunch of mumbo-jumbo, manifestation isn’t going to work for you. Doubt is manifestation’s number one killer. 

Let’s say you want to make your first million this year. If you don’t truly believe that you could pull it off, you’re never going to. If you aren’t actively working for that money, how can you expect it to come flowing into your bank account? When you believe that you can make that money, you’ll naturally make choices that would bring you towards that goal. 

Assess Your Life And Take Action 

The trick is to set smaller goals for yourself. This is when journaling comes in handy. When you keep track of your thoughts, you’ll have a much clearer picture of where you’re at emotionally. When you think you’re ready to act on your dreams, list down the steps that will help you achieve them. 

These steps can seem daunting at first, and that’s why you have to break them down. You always want to make your goals manageable so you don’t get discouraged. You also have to acknowledge it when you achieve every little goal. Give yourself a pat on the back, and keep going! 

If you feel like your progress has stalled, make regular check-ins with yourself. Reassess your priorities and ask yourself, “Is this goal worth sacrificing for?” If it turns out that it’s not, don’t beat yourself up about it and move on to the next thing. You want to avoid getting stuck and keep letting the universe be on your side. 

Believe That The Universe Is Working For You And Not Against You 

In my mind, the universe is my friend. When I wake up in the morning, I take time to meditate to feel that I’m connected to it. Sure, this sounds like some hippy nonsense, but trust me, it works.

When you believe that everything around you is working to make you happy, you’ll notice that you won’t get as moody. Thinking that you’ve been dealt a bad hand or that the universe is out to get you is an extremely dangerous mindset. You might find yourself manifesting negative things in your life. 

When you meditate, you open yourself up to the universe. You’ll realize that you’re a tiny part of it, but you have the power to influence your surroundings. Practicing mindfulness is a part of this journey, and there’s no way around it. 

What Does Manifestation Entail? 

To manifest something into reality, you first have to desire it. Go to town and picture what it is that you want in great detail. The more you think about something, the more you’ll learn whether you truly want it or not. 

Next, you have to take action and believe that your actions are effective. For example, let’s say you dream of publishing a book. You have to write every single day and study the publication process. Again, it’s not enough to just desire something. You have to do your part and let the universe do the rest. 

Let’s think in terms of something material. Let’s say you badly want a new car. You have to figure out which car you want and ask yourself if you’ll be able to afford it. You have to think about it. Imagine what color you want it to be, where you’re going to buy it from, and how easier it would be to get around. 

Then it’s time to set up some goals. Do some extensive research and figure out how you’re going to earn extra money. Finally, believe that someday you’re going to get your hands on a new set of keys. 

The Power Of Belief

Not many people know just how powerful their minds are. Your perspective can change your life and the lives of others. Back then, very little self-esteem. I felt powerless, and I was resigned to a life of misery. When I got into manifesting, I realized how much I was holding myself back. 

I realized that I had all this untapped potential, and all I had to do was will it into reality. Of course, this is easier said than done, but it is possible. When I started believing that I could use my surroundings for my benefit, my life started to change slowly. 

See, your world is a reflection of who you are. When you change your perspective, you’ll start to see your world through a different lens. You’ll find out that not everything is a setup for you to fail. It turns out that whatever you send out into the world comes back to you in exciting ways, provided that you’re a positive force. 

Believing in manifestation doesn’t mean that everything will just magically work out. However, life’s curveballs will be much easier for you to handle. Everyone around you will start to notice your contributions and want to be around you. Remember, negative energy begets negative energy. 

Eliminating Resistance 

The thing that is preventing you from succeeding is you, not the uncontrollable factors around you. Okay, let’s say you were born into poverty or you have an illness; that doesn’t mean you should just give up. 

Getting the things that we want depends entirely on our mindset. So I suggest you do away with negative self-talk. Praise yourself on your capabilities, acknowledge your limitations, and work hard to improve yourself. 

When you get rid of your limiting beliefs, you’ll see the first glimpse of exactly who you are. If you’re able to free yourself from all that negativity, remember that the process is still fluid, not automatic. You have to learn how to be flexible and to adapt to what life throws at you. 

Is there a limit to manifestation? 

No. The best part about manifestation is that it’s entirely personal. The only real limit here is the extent of your willingness. You can manifest love. We can manifest money. You can be totally ambitious and request everything you want from the universe as long as you work for it too. 

How do you manifest something fast? 

Try not to give the universe mixed signals. That’s why I stressed how important planning is to this whole endeavor. If you want something to happen quickly, you have to lay out the plan to meet that goal. 

Next, you should keep an eye out for the signs that the universe is sending you. Just because you have a set plan doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be subject to change. While a lot of people might think of this guesswork, it’s not. It’s more like “feel” work. 

Embracing The Power of Manifestation 

If there is a lock to the power of manifestation, the only key is your will. Give yourself some credit and claim your right to alter your situation. When you master manifestation, you’ll be consciously leading your life in its truest sense. You are not alone, and the universe is your ally. Good luck!

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Brooks Conkle

Brooks is an entrepreneur, father, husband, & follower of the golden rule. He has over 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur after graduating with a Finance degree from Auburn University. Addicted to starting new business projects, he believes in creating multiple income streams and a life of flexibility. Business should work around your life, not the other way around. He creates content on his website, sharing his projects to help other hustlers in marketing, personal finance, and online business.