How to attract money using the law of attraction is one of the most common reasons that people are initially drawn to the concept in the first place. People recognise their desire to increase their wealth and are seeking out ways in which to do this. Attracting money with the law of attraction works in the same way as everything else.
The law of attraction states – “that which is like unto itself, is drawn“, which basically means, ‘like attracts like’. So if you want to attract more money into your life, you need to think like someone who already has financial abundance. That usually means retraining yourself to think about money and your current financial situation differently.
Here are some tips on how you can begin to do this to retrain your thoughts along more financially-abundant lines.
1. Use a penny
This is a technique which I learned from Greg Kuhn, who is a best-selling author about the law of attraction. What particularly appeals to me about Greg’s books is that they are written from the standpoint of a quantum physicist. As I love physics and am still interested in it, decades after leaving school, I really appreciate his scientific explanations about energy and the quantum field. If you want to read more about Greg Kuhn’s work, and his book, “Why Quantum Physicists Create More Abundance, click here to see how to buy this book on Amazon.
This technique is simple and is basically just a way of reminding yourself that abundance is all around you.
In the technique you commit to manifesting pennies – it doesn’t matter the denomination of the money you find, you could use a penny, 5p or 10p or the equivalent in your own currency. Just something small that you know is really abundant in the world – so abundant in fact that if you dropped it, most people wouldn’t even bother to pick it up – e.g. a penny.
What happens when you set your mind to finding a penny and imagining your joy and excitement when you realise you can do this, is that you send out a message to the universe that:
a) you realise that money is plentiful, and
b) you are in the business of finding and receiving it.
These are 2 very powerful messages that the universe will respond positively to.
So here’s what you do
- Set your intention to manifest pennies today.
- Feel how exciting it will be when you find a penny.
- When you do see a penny (and you will), pick it up and internally celebrate as if you had just won the lottery, thanking the universe for responding to your intention and reminding you that money is plentiful and that you can manifest money.
The important thing to remember here is that you are not celebrating becoming 1p richer but you are celebrating the reminder that you have found – i.e. choose to use every penny you find as a reminder of your abundance and your ability to manifest abundance.
The universe will not differentiate between the amounts – it only responds to the feelings. So if you are feeling amazing because you manifested some money of whatever denomination, things will pick up momentum and you will soon find yourself giving thanks for greater and greater amounts.
2. Gratitude journal
This is a technique which I first learnt by reading Jerry and Esther Hicks book about the law of attraction, called “Ask And It is Given“. Although since then, I’ve heard different versions of it in books and on the internet and it really is about that age-old adage of ‘counting your blessings’.
It is one of the simplest techniques there is to get yourself into a good feeling place about abundance. It is also one of the most enjoyable, and one that truly helps get you into your abundance zone.
What to do
All you have to do is get yourself a notebook, or start a file on your computer, and then write down all the things that you are grateful for. It could be your health, your children, the air you breathe, you favourite cushion, your pet, your favourite snugly jumper. The list should be endless. You don’t have to think about big things, just little things that when you look at them make you smile and think ‘thank you’.
If you want to increase your wealth and attract more money, then you could specifically look around and appreciate all the material things that you have been able to buy with your money.
If you do this for 5-10 minutes every day, you will be amazed at how much abundance you already have, and instead of allowing your thoughts to focus on what you don’t have, you will be retraining your brain to focus on the many, many things you do have. Simple!
3. Money in your pocket
This is another tip from my heroine, Esther Hicks and her Abraham teachings (thank you, Esther and Abraham!) It’s also a really fun one to do and is a bit like window shopping but with one important difference – this version promotes a shift in your vibration that window shopping normally sends in the opposite direction.
What to do
- Go to the bank and take out some cash – I recommend about £50 -£100 or your currency equivalent. It should be more than you usually carry and enough to buy most of the everyday things in shops like clothes, meals, simple jewellery etc.
- Put the money in your purse or wallet and carry it around with you – don’t spend it!
- As you go through your day, notice all the things that you could buy if you wanted to, with the cash you now have in your pocket.
- When you see things you like, tell yourself “I could buy that if I wanted to” or “It’s so good to know that I have the cash to buy that if I wanted to“.
- Consciously realise how good you feel knowing that you have the money to buy the things you want.
- If you see something that is more cash than you currently have, tell yourself “I’d love that – and won’t it be great when I manifest the money to buy it“.
Unlike window-shopping, which most people approach from a feeling of lack or “I wish I could afford that“; this approach makes you feel like you can afford things so there is a subtle, but very powerful, shift in your awareness and vibration.
And the universe will responding to the “I can” part rather than the “I can’t” part.
4. Vision boards
VIsion boards are a wonderful way to keep you motivated and get you to focus on what you want. When it comes to money, many of us dream about physical, material things like new cars, houses, holidays etc. This is great and should be encouraged. Your imagination is your greatest gift.
This tip is a bit like your ‘at home’ version of tip 3 where you spend time creating a board or book of things you will do or have, when your abundance starts to flow in the way you want.
I have a mood board where I have cut up pictures of my ideal house in its ideal location – I have designed my bedroom, bathroom and garden, complete with swimming pool and big swing sun lounger! When I look at my board, it makes me feel happy because I know that each day that goes by, this manifestation is becoming more and more real. I often close my eyes and imagine myself with a glass of something cold, sitting on my swing, watching my children playing in the garden. Heaven!
How to make a vision board:
- Get yourself a pin board or scrap book. It doesn’t matter what you use – that will be determined by how much wall space you have or whether you want your entire family looking at your ideas and dreams too. You can make it public or keep it private; it’s up to you.
- Go through magazines, photos, the internet for images of things that you would like to spend your new-found wealth and abundance on. It could be simple things like a new pair of shoes, or a holiday, a car or a new house. You can also put up things about other people that you might like to help too, such as charities, other family members of friends.
- You can use words and text too if you want to, but I find it best to use short, punchy words that stand out, rather than a poem or piece of longer prose, but it really is up to you. My board has the words “every day, in every way” on it as a reminder that new things are always coming my way.
Affirmations are a wonderful way to get you into the zone of feeling good as long as when you recite them or listen/watch them, they actually do make you feel good.
You can use your own words, listen to audio downloads or watch YouTube videos – there are plenty out there which are very powerful and useful in attracting financial abundance.
Some affirmation tapes use binaural beats, some use hypnotherapy and relaxation methods to by-pass your conscious brain and talk to your sub-conscious.
You can link to some of my favourite subliminal audios on the law of attraction, including money and wealthy, here.
A word of caution – the law of attraction is just that – a law based on ATTRACTING something. There is no ‘pushing things away’ law. You cannot say “I don’t want to be poor” and expect to be rich. You will just get more of “not wanting to be poor”.
What you think about is what you attract. In fact, more specifically; what you FEEL is what you attract since we are talking about vibrational energy here rather than anything else.
Thoughts lead to emotions which leads you to FEEL a certain way – which is the vibration you are broadcasting to the universe. The universe then responds and brings you lots of what Esther Hicks calls “cooperative components” which will bring you more of what you were broadcasting.
So if you are thinking thoughts about money but these thoughts are not positive, in that you are thinking that you don’t have enough money, then your feelings will be negative, worrisome and concerned with a lack of money. That will be what you are broadcasting to the universe and that feeling will be what the universe lines up with, and matches. So you end up with more of the same, which is a lack of money.
The trick here is to keep things very general around a subject until you know that you are broadcasting more positive vibrations.
So if repeating to yourself “I am rich” and “money loves me”, makes you internally feel to “yeah, right? who are you kidding?” you need to think more general thoughts about abundance first. I have written a whole article on how to do affirmations properly which you might want to check out here.
Affirmations are great ways to attract abundance done in the right way. Using rampages about things that you appreciate also help to get you into a good feeling place so that you are sure the feelings you’re broadcasting are the correct ones – which are “the world is a totally abundant place, and I am unlimited in what I can create here“.
6. Think positively
Similar to tip 5, if you can believe that there is hope in whatever situation you are faced with, then you will find a way out. It doesn’t matter what the situation is; you can face every situation in life from a place of fear or a place of hope. And this will affect your thoughts, feelings and ultimately, your outcomes.
I urge you to think about your situation from a place of HOPE. No one knows what is round the corner but if you are worried about it, then this will not be as beneficial as if you tell yourself that “help is on the way – the universe knows what I need, and the universe is on it!”
It’s the age-old question of faith really. It doesn’t matter what religion or faith you hold, but I urge you to have some trust and believe that all will be well. It really will help you to refocus your thoughts and turn your anxiety about a situation into more positive anticipation and excitement.
And when you start getting excited and eager to know how these things will all play out for the best, trusting that they truly will, you shift your vibration in a more positive direction.
Read my post about tapping and the benefits of EFT here too if you need some extra help to overcome anxieties about money or stress.
The tips above give you ideas on how to think about your financial situation more positively and abundantly, but the truth is, if you are struggling with that, the really important thing is that you feel abundant in something.
It doesn’t have to be about money. If you can feel abundant and joyful about the fact that you always have enough air to breathe and space to walk around on the planet, then you will send this joyful message out to the universe. And the universe will respond in kind – to bring you more abundance on every level – finances included.
So get out there and celebrate all the things you have got, and forget about the few things you don’t have in your possession immediately, that the universe is currently organising on your behalf.
Here’s to your eternal financial abundance.
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