The Law of Attraction: Have You Been Plotting and Scheming?
Have you been plotting and scheming to get what you want? If so, you’re definitely not alone! But that being said, there is an easier way to get to what you want.
I’ve noticed that when it comes to goals and aspirations, we often get ahead of ourselves with the Law of Attraction. We know what we want, and to get it we try to micromanage the process of obtaining the goal.
For instance, perhaps you want a promotion at work. Instead of just asking for your dream and tossing it up to the universe, you may find yourself getting a little devious and crafty.
You scheme up the best conversation points to try out on your boss. You might try to orchestrate your mornings so you have a few extra minutes to talk to the higher ups. Perhaps you regularly run through different strategies you could use to impress your worthiness to others at work.
However, being devious and crafty can often bite you in the ass with the Law of Attraction. Here are two reasons why:
1. Plotting on your goal demonstrates a lack of trust in the universe.
Remember, it’s the Law of “Attraction,” not the Law of “Force it to Be Mine.”
When we plot and scheme the underlying message we are radiating is “I don’t believe I can have this easily.” Therefore, the Law of Attraction will match your message, making it harder and harder for you to get.
2. Plotting and scheming can put you out of touch with your natural flow state.
Instead of doing the things you want to do when you want to do them, you manipulate your actions and behaviors in hopes of achievement.
Why is this a problem?
Well, the second you step out of your flow state you are no longer working with the universe, instead you are resistant to it. If you are taking any kind of action whatsoever from a place of insecurity or anxiety, you are not allowing yourself to be led where you want to be.
Follow inspiration, but leave the plotting to the higher power.
Now, this isn’t to say that you shouldn’t try to get the things that you want. However, I want to make it abundantly clear that leaning on plotting and scheming will detract you from easy manifestation.
In other words, if you get a good idea-of course, put it into practice! A good idea that comes to you to help you meet your goal is very likely divine guidance. The universe WANTS to direct you to your goal, so when you get inspired, listen!
But plotting and scheming are a different animal altogether. Spending large quantities of time trying to “figure out” how to get what you want is counterproductive at best, and at worst will completely sabotage your goal.
Good things happen when you stay in flow and allow attraction to come to you.
So if you want a promotion, go to work and do your best to stay in flow at your job. If you want to get to know that new guy a little better, enjoy the casual flirting that’s already going on without trying to force it into something more. Whatever “it” is, be happy with where it is, and you’ll allow it to become more.
Furthermore, please do what you want to do when you want to do it! Don’t hang back or otherwise manipulate your actions to try and draw something closer to you. Simply ask yourself “what do I feel like doing now?” and go do that. When you’re on the path of flow, the people and things you need just show up without you having to track them down.
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Following what feels right allows the universe to guide you to where you want to be. Trying to mentally project where you think you need to be only keeps you in the chase. Make flow and happiness your primary goals, and leave the plotting and scheming to the universe.
XO, Andrea (Law of Attraction Educator)
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