Abundance: Use it Or Lose It (Law of Attraction)

Chances are, you’ve heard the expression “use it or lose it” before.

Usually, it is used in regards to exercise and muscles. When you use your muscles, you maintain them and build them up. When you don’t use them, however, they shrink.

This is a reference most of us understand pretty well.

However, did you know that “use it or lose it” also applies to abundance, finances and prosperity?

A simple abundance-enhancing trick…

This is a lesser known trick to the Law of Attraction I stumbled upon several years ago. I started to notice that the more I used the resources I had, the more resources were attracted to me.

For instance, the more money I put into my business, the more money my business made.

The more money I spent on other people in the form of gifts and/or assistance, the more gifts and assistance I received.

It was pretty interesting for me, because for my entire life I had scrimped and saved and never really managed to accumulate much in the way of prosperity.

Spending more actually brought me substantial results. Obsessive (though well-intended) saving never really paid off significantly.

Why does abundance operate on “use it or lose it?”

The way I look at his phenomenon is as such: if you aren’t using the resources the universe has bestowed upon you, why would the universe send you more?

If I receive extra money and squirrel it all away, I’m also sending a message that I consider myself to be at the same level of abundance as before. 

I have extra money, but I am still behaving in the “lack mentality” I had prior to receiving the cash. Despite the evidence of my abundance, I am not acting any more abundant.

Furthermore, if I have the mentality that I must save all of my extra pennies just to survive, my reality will continue to reflect that back to me. The money sits in my bank account untouched, and I cling to it out of fear-rather than a state of knowing my prosperity.

So although a windfall of cash came in, no more will roll in behind it to match the fear I am projecting.

Over time, I’ve really came into resonance with the “use it or lose it” mentality regarding abundance. Where I used to be afraid to spend my “hard earned” money, now I circulate it back into the world freely. I know the more I put out, the more I get back and the easier it comes to me. I see this phenomenon time and again.

But what about people who already “spend too much?”

Now, of course, some people have an alternative relationship with money where they spend more than they have (not less). That isn’t what I am talking about here today.

Borrowing or spending past what you have sends a very different message than money hoarding. Most importantly, “I don’t have enough to cover what I want right now.”

I’m not talking about running yourself into debt, or spending every last penny in your account. I’m not telling you to empty your retirement account or your child’s college fund. I’m talking about using those extra financial blessings that come your way. They are always there as a wonderful opportunity for you to practice knowing your abundance.

So if you share my prior belief that spending was to be avoided at all costs, please do listen to this message. When it comes to your abundance, you have to use it or lose it. The resources you have at your disposal are there for you to use.

After all, if you aren’t using the abundance you already have, why would you ever need more?

XO, Andrea (Law of Attraction Educator)

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  • Jennifer
    Posted October 4, 2017 2:09 pm 0Likes

    What a coinicdence, dear Andrea!
    Today I bought my brand new car and paid it in cash! I have been thinking about this decision for a very long time as I was always saving money like crazy and afraid of spending such a high amount instantaneously. To be honest, it took me years to realize what you have written here and today was the day to implement it.
    Most importantly, I felt good when handing it over to the salesperson and I am sure that – in exchange – more money is on its way to me. Apart from that, I am the owner of this car now which makes me feel superb so that I can receive more positive things from the universe. Life is great, isn’t it 😉

  • Andrea Schulman
    Posted October 4, 2017 3:56 pm 0Likes

    Congratulations on the new ride Jennifer! Enjoy it and remember, the more that goes out-the more that comes back:)

  • Anonymous
    Posted October 5, 2017 7:02 am 0Likes

    Andrea this is great information 👍
    I am launching my new jewelry store online and I’ve spent. a lot of money I know that it will be Abundant and successful! Thank you for all your wonderful teachings and videos I’ continue to learn so much from you! ❤️

  • Andrea Schulman
    Posted October 5, 2017 10:19 am 0Likes

    Sending good vibes and blessings for your prosperity and success Anonymous <3

  • Wendy
    Posted October 5, 2017 12:37 pm 0Likes

    This makes perfect sense. When I have extra, I like to give some to help others in need. It makes me feel good and I know its helping others. I also use extra to invest back into my business which pays back tremendously.

  • Andrea Schulman
    Posted October 5, 2017 12:42 pm 0Likes

    Fantastic, thanks for sharing Wendy!

  • Jennifer Speelmon
    Posted April 10, 2019 5:42 pm 0Likes

    Your posts are timed so beautifully in my life. Thank you for your wisdom, Andrea. It is truly a blessing.

  • Andrea Schulman
    Posted April 11, 2019 9:51 am 0Likes

    Thank you Jennifer <3

  • Gerry Reimer
    Posted April 11, 2019 5:28 pm 0Likes

    Hello Andrea,
    I follow your videos on Youtube and one day you had an exercise with manifesting a yellow rubber duck. In followed your instructions and waited for my duck to appear. Less than 24 hrs later I was giving my old typewriter to a friend. She gave me a hug and thanked me and handed me a small glass jar of loose Arab Tea. I went back in to work and showed my coworker what I had been given. He said if you’re going to make that tea you can use my tea ball infuser. He pulled it out of his desk and my jaw dropped to the floor. His daughter had given him this tea infuser for his birthday and on top was a yellow rubber duck! Thank you for showing how to manifest ! I practice daily and keep positive.
    Thanks so much Andrea!!

  • Andrea Schulman
    Posted April 12, 2019 11:18 am 0Likes

    So glad you enjoyed it Gerry!

  • NNC
    Posted September 2, 2019 3:41 am 0Likes

    You have provided really good insights. The idea of “use it or lose it” is very logical. I have also observed that people who give out more without worrying about the amount they are spending for giving out, are always rich and abundant people.

  • Andrea Schulman
    Posted September 2, 2019 10:18 am 0Likes

    Thanks NNC!

  • Melissa
    Posted January 5, 2020 10:23 am 0Likes

    What specific exercise can be used when currently in a debt situation? I am in a continuous cycle of almost “caught up” and then spending myself quickly to where I was before. It is a very clear cycle, never worse, never better. Manifesting the same spot for years.

  • Andrea Schulman
    Posted January 5, 2020 10:52 am 0Likes

    Hi Melissa, I have some material in my members site regarding debt, but will consider creating some more:)

  • Philip
    Posted October 1, 2022 2:13 am 0Likes

    You speak very clearly and to the point Andrea. I watch your U-Tube videos almost two weeks now and I enjoy following your instructions, thank you.

  • Den
    Posted February 14, 2023 3:12 am 0Likes

    Hello. Thanks for the tips.
    I’m someone who always holds into money. I’m a penny pincher because maybe because I’m afraid to become like my mom who spends more than she earns and doesn’t have a regular income. I want to be more comfortable about money and not be afraid about it. I am afraid for the future. What if I lose my job? I want to be more trusting to the universe that it will provide what I need. I want to save for an emergency fund but I also want to splurge. Maybe I will manifest both. Thank you for your youtube videos. You’re a blessing for someone like me who wants to master manifestation so that money matters won’t be a problem anymore.

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