The Law of Attraction: What Is Split Energy?
When it comes to deliberate creation, what is split energy?
Split energy is something to be mindful of when consciously applying the Law of Attraction.This phenomenon occurs when you are focusing on two sides of the manifestation coin simultaneously. In other words, split energy occurs when you toggle back and forth between focusing on the HAVING of what you want and the ABSENCE of what you want.
This is super common, and explains why so many people experience getting closer to a goal, but then falling short of fully manifesting it.
Here are some common examples of split energy:
- Visualizing having a large sum of money (having), but grumbling about not having enough money (absence).
- Wanting to find a partner to be close to (having), but only pursuing people who live in another country or continent (absence).
- Making gains at work towards your promotion (having), but questioning whether you have what it takes to really get the job (absence).
- Making a commitment to yourself take care of your health (having), but giving in to habits and temptations you believe will sabotage your health (absence).
As you can see, split energy is very common, and is at the root for all kinds of failed resolutions and abandoned goals. Split energy causes the phenomenon of “one step forward, two steps back” so many struggle with.
After toggling back and forth between having and absence, many people often give up on their dreams. It can be frustrating to find yourself at a stand still.
So, what do you do when you find your energy split?
The real trick here I’ve found is to make distraction a regular habit. In other words, when feelings of doubt, irritation or upset pop up, avoid feeding into them!
With the Law of Attraction, what we focus on expands. So, when we allow our thoughts to dwell on absence, the presence of absence becomes greater and greater in our lives.
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In order to achieve a goal, we must create more momentum toward having while lessening the momentum of absence. The easiest way to go about that is to have some methods of distraction in your back pocket. Distraction is excellent for lessening feelings of absence or the desire to act out of absence.
When you feel doubt, or anxiety, or you sense you are on the verge of sabotaging your positive momentum, STOP! Take a deep breath, and redirect your energy.
Immediately put down whatever you are doing and start something new. Turn on the radio, change the topic of conversation or get up and move to another location.
Interrupting the focus on absence will keep it from growing, and allow it to dwindle out of the picture.
The trick here, however, is to do this religiously. Each and every time lack pops up, shut it down with distraction. Understand at first this may be a little difficult, but with practice it will become a highly beneficial habit.
Remember, when it comes to split energy, the only reason why it continues to exist is because we continue to feed the focus on lack. Stop the focus dead in its tracks and it will lose its power over you.
XO, Andrea (Law of Attraction Educator)
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This makes so much sense! Recently i have hit a wall with manifesting leaving me frustrated to the point of questioning LOA. I have been faithful to gratitude journal-ling , affirmations and visioning which make me feel good but then I start doubting or applying logic into the equation which brings in fear or absence.. Will be more mindful when doubt creeps in.
Thanks for the positive feedback Preeth! <3
What a great article Andrea! Thank you! <3. For me,habits and emotions stuck like glue…and im having a hard time shaking them of..and it also makes me feel "fake" to pretend being ok if im not..So i am confused what to do when emotions gets too overwelming and i just cant redirect them? Trying to manifest love and hapiness in my life for years now but it just doesnt happen, and it makes the feeling of loneliness and pain sometimes too much for me,and in moments like that,i cant redirect those feelings how much i even try..instead i burst into tears and have a "good" cry.. It does makes me feel better and relived, at least for the moment,so i then can stand up and try again. How do i do in situations like this? I understand the principles of this split law,but emotionally i cant pretend that the painfull feelings doesnt exists because they are shouting too load for attention and are so painfull that i cant dedirect them… Ive also tried to just let them be,to see them but not feeding them,but still the pain doesnt go away…I get sooo dissapointed with my self that im faling down over and over…that i am such a sensitive person…im getting so tired of it all…Any suggestions? Thanks and my best wishes for you <3
Hi Kristina:) If you aren’t using meditation as a tool I would recommend it for this situation. When emotions get overwhelming take a break and do a quick 10-15 min meditation to slow the negative thoughts and allow them to lose momentum <3
This makes so much sense! 😀 Thanks for the article! 😀
Thanks for the positive feedback! <3
Undoubtedly unrelated to anything being discussed here save for the term “split energy.” But thank you and google for alerting me to the fact that there actually is something called “split energy.” I say this from a memory extending to the summer of 84 and friends and I being exposed to a man at a Grateful Dead concert at Alpine Valley, Wisconsin looking quite like depictions of Jesus, re long hair, long white robe type of thing to my ancient memory of it, who we overheard consistently intoning “split energy, take energy, I need 2 tickets for good good energy” in what I recall to be this slightly high pitched voice, sort of like what the Beatles TM guru’s voice sounded like, sort of vaguely melodious . Especially given our state of mind at the time it was near overbearingly funny, though I’m pretty sure this was not the man’s intent, he just wanted 2 free tickets. (A not uncommon occurrence at Grateful Dead concerts, known as “miracle” tickets”) Most of those old friends I was with are still alive and I am now eager to tell them to google split energy, sort of confirmation that we were not imagining what that guy was on about.
Thanks for sharing that story Raymond!
Very well written! Thumbs up… i ll apply it💕
This is clear and practical! Thank you, Andrea! Practice truly makes a habit.