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Creating Abundance When Surrounded By Lack

One of the most asked questions I get is “how can I manifest abundance when I’m surrounded by lack?” Good news people–I’ve created abundance while being surrounded by lack and I’m gonna share with you how I did it.

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Creating Abundance When Surrounded by Lack

Is it possible to create abundance when all evidence around you points to lack? It is. All it takes is a little shift in thinking and determination to persist in that thinking no matter what.

It’s been about 6 years now since my husband lost his job and I was at home with a toddler and pregnant with my second child. I still remember the feeling of fear and panic, almost like paralysis, that swept through my body. I felt weak and the first thought I had was “I knew this (our life going semi smoothly) was too good to be true.”

Therein lies the answer as to why that experience even happened to me–I had a belief in it’s possibility already. I already believed and expected things to go wrong for me because it would just be too good to be true if they didn’t.

I didn’t know that at the time though. Soon after, I was introduced to the law of attraction. I’m still shocked that I took to it right away, this theory that our beliefs, feelings and expectations are what actually attract our life’s circumstances since I was always such a pessimist and prided myself on my cynicism.

But something felt right about it and made sense. I knew deep down this was true and it answered so many questions I’d had my whole life that I just kept to myself, like “why the eff do we have these imaginations where I can pretend to feel what it would be like to have money when in reality I can’t have the money?!”

We have these imaginations for a purpose and they are much more powerful than you’ve probably ever been led to believe. So let’s get down to it; let’s talk about how we can create abundance when surrounded by lack and how that summer that my husband lost his job changed my life forever once I started applying these principles below.

1. Accept the truth

Now I know what you’re thinking…you’re thinking I’m telling you to accept the truth of your reality. But that truth, the one you’ve manifested in this grand illusion we call life…that one I want you to discard. It’s old news and doesn’t have any bearing or weight on the possibilities of what you can manifest moving forward.

The truth I want you to accept is that life is controllable. Your life, specifically. The things you experience and feel on a day-to-day basis are within your control. No, you can’t control what some asshat of a president is doing, but you can control your reality and the things and circumstances that directly affect you.

This is a truth you need to get deep down in your bones.

You need to believe fully that your feelings, expectations and beliefs are literally pulling circumstances out of the ethers and into your reality. If you don’t already know and understand the law of attraction and manifesting, read this article because I’m not going over the basics here.

In this article, I’m already assuming you understand the law of attraction and have actively been trying to use it in order to manifest abundance. You’re scared and feeling panicked, worried how you can possibly get your mind off the unsettling reality in front of your eyes long enough to manifest something different for yourself.

I feel that accepting the truth that you absolutely can change your reality is an overlooked step that most people skip. You must believe this fully. Even if you’re scared and feeling anxious, if you believe deep down in the law of attraction, it will override your fear.

How do you get yourself into this believing place? Personally I find that inundating myself helps the most. I read law of attraction books, follow LOA pages on Instagram and Facebook, watch things like The Secret, read LOA quotes on Pinterest, etc.

I keep the belief about the law of attraction on the mind by constantly inundating myself with it and it’s exactly what I began doing six years ago when we hit financial rock bottom. Your mind accepts things as truth that it sees over and over, whether you’re aware of it or not.

Inundate yourself. Keep the topic in the front part of your mind. It will foster not only deep belief but faith as well, which is crucial. Don’t skip this, it really is much more powerful than it sounds.

Get clear on your desire

If you’re shooting an arrow and wish to hit something, it would help to have a place to aim it at rather than shooting it up into the dark. What is it exactly that you want to experience?

Honestly for me six years ago when I was going through this, I didn’t state a specific amount of money that I wanted to manifest. I don’t think at the time I could even fathom a certain amount because I was in such a state of fear and also because this way of thinking was so new to me. But what I did get clear on was what I wanted to experience.

I wanted to spend money without having to check our account balance. I wanted to see my husband going to work dressed professionally, taking phone calls and getting checks in the mail. I wanted to go out and eat without worrying that we’d go under or not have enough money to pay bills. I wanted to feel secure and abundant.

When you think about abundance, what experience are you wanting to have? How are you wanting to feel? Write it down and sharpen this image even more.

Think from the end

Neville Goddard, one of my favorite LOA authors, says this about thinking from the end.

The spanning of the bridge between desire –thinking of– and satisfaction –thinking from– is all-important. We must move mentally from thinking of the end to thinking from the end. This, reason could never do. By its nature, it is restricted to the evidence of the senses; but imagination, having no such limitation, can. Desire exists to be gratified in the activity of imagination. Through imagination, man escapes from the limitation of the senses and the bondage of reason.

What this means is that you need to drop how it’s going to happen and focus solely from the end of your manifested desire.

When I was manifesting abundance that summer, I imagined kissing my husband goodbye in the morning. I saw myself finding checks in our mailbox every day. I saw myself putting whatever I wanted into my cart at Target. I saw myself in the restaurant booth with my family enjoying a stress-free dinner out.

I like to  mini picture alternate realities floating above as a little 3-D story playing around our heads; we have many to choose from and whichever one we focus on and step into will be the one we awaken and pull into this reality. The fact that you can even picture these realities mean that each one is possible for you. You get to make the choice.

Above your head, let’s say you’ve got your two choices–on one side you’ve got the scary story playing and all the worsts of the worsts that could happen. Cool story, bro, but no, we’re not interested in that one. Let it go dark.

On the other side, you’ve got this mini reality playing of you in abundance. Getting the house, the job, the income, whatever the abundance is you’re desiring. You can see yourself in it and almost taste how it would feel. Now we’re talking. This is the reality we’re going to shine the light on and zoom into. This is the reality you need to step into and think from.

Every night before you fall asleep, zoom yourself into this reality you’ve gotten clear on. See yourself sitting from the desk, whether that’s in a high rise in the city or a desk at home while you sit in your cozy pants and hearing the ka-ching sound from your phone alerting you that you got another sale…feel it. Get giddy about it. Imagine it until it puts a smile on your face or butterflies in your stomach.

Every time you do this, you are growing this mini reality bigger and bigger. You are literally rearranging things, people and circumstances in your life in order to bring this reality to fruition. The more light you shine on it, the more it grows.

Your awareness to something is like water to a plant. 

If you imagine your consciousness like a light beaming from your mind, remember that wherever you flash and focus this light on will begin to grow and get closer to you. With this knowledge, you know that you can consciously create your reality by focusing on what you want to see.

And don’t worry about the little worries and doubts that may come up. Just keep doing your mind work every night before you fall asleep and know that that will trump everything else.

See everything with new eyes

While you are doing this, things may still seem to be getting scarier. My husband almost got three different jobs that seemed to fall through his hands like water. I could’ve been like “eff this crap, it obviously doesn’t work.” But I didn’t. I chose to believe it was all happening for a reason.

I told myself and my husband that those jobs weren’t meant for him and that something even better must be coming because that’s what I was seeing. I truly felt like something big was coming and if those jobs slipped through so easily like that, it was because they were not the dream job that I was picturing.

Three months later, the dream job appeared, not even looking like a dream job because it was not in his field so we honestly had no idea what was even in store for him. But turns out it was a job where he worked about half the time and made twice as much. My visions of him leaving to work happy, receiving checks in the mail, eating out whenever we wanted and spending with ease became our reality.

You must see everything with new eyes. You have to begin believing that things are working out for you, because they are! Even if they don’t appear to be.

So instead of getting down or believing you’re doing something wrong, start believing that it’s going right. Know deep down that your new reality is coming to you and that the Universe knows the fastest way to make that happen, even if it means certain jobs falling through your hands like water as it was in my case.

Recap

Inundate yourself with LOA belief boosting material, get clear on what you want to experience and feel, think from that end place, and see everything with new eyes. Trust, trust trust.

I hope you enjoyed this article! I do have a LOA guide with worksheets to help you implement these things which you can check out here. It even has a worksheet specifically for those moments when you feel consumed with fear, which was born from the experience above when I was just so panicked about our financial situation. Everything in that worksheet bundle was born from that experience really, so you might find it useful.

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Lots of love,

Jessica


Jessica Dimas is the creator of The 7 Day Mini Manifesting Boot Camp. Connect with her on Facebook and Instagram for more inspiration and updates.

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