How To Attract Money
A great Law of Attraction technique I use is to pay myself first. This is not a new concept- my father, an accountant, stressed the importance of this to me regularly.
One benefit of this practice is, it shifts your focus from how much you owe to how much you already have. It’s so much easier to feel gratitude for what you have – and feeling gratitude for the money in your life now is how to attract money!
I’d recommend anyone struggling with money to start this practice, no matter how small the amount. Having a goal for this income, such as a home improvement or a holiday, gives you something positive to focus on, giving that positive vibe even more juice.
However, there’s a difference between having that savings account, and it having you. Sometimes you have to compromise – that’s when one of my favorite Abraham Hicks processes, ‘What thought feels better’, comes in very handy! I found it very helpful when faced with what seem to be conflicting desires recently.
I have a savings account reserved for a particular income stream that I use for household projects. Over a period of time I amassed a nice sum, enough to pay for a this year’s up-grade in full. I have no immediate plans for the reno, but liked the security of knowing the money was there waiting for me.
Then, as they say, life happened – in this case, my dishwasher broke.
This unexpected expense went onto my credit card. Watching the number climb was not a good feeling. Neither was dipping into my savings to accommodate the extra expense – because it felt like putting my vision on hold.
Though I actually had more money than usual, I felt financially pinched. That is SO not the vibration I want to be sending out to the Universe! I’m well aware that what I put out I’ll get right back – I definitely don’t want more reasons to feel lack, when my goal is always to feel abundant and happy.
So I played the Abe ‘What thought feels better’ process. Did I feel richer knowing the money was safely tucked away, or using it to pay down my credit card? Was there a way I could enjoy both, thereby keeping my vibe positive?
In the end, I made an executive decision – since I won’t be moving forward with the project (new kitchen floor) till spring, I decided my money would serve me better applied against my debt – but in a way that didn’t compromise my future vision.
I decided to take the majority, leaving a respectable chunk of ‘seed money’ in reserve. I also made minor improvements; a fresh coat of paint and refinishing the cupboards made a dramatic impact with minimal costs. And, I rationalized, a new dishwasher was one of the items on my dream kitchen reno, so I was still moving forward with the big picture.
As soon as I made the decision, I felt immediately lighter. Suddenly my feeling was that I had MORE THAN ENOUGH money. Now that’s a vibe I can milk! As in proclaiming, “I have Tons of money! I don’t have to hoard it, there’s plenty more where that came from!”
Not only that, I also felt so financially responsible – in a good way!
“I am a master money manager!” Thinking these kinds of thoughts habitually is how to attract money!
Last but not least, I felt pride and satisfaction in making the home improvements myself, and the beautifying impact they had. These thoughts definitely feel better than the feeling of not having enough! They totally freed up my energy.
The next time you feel conflicted about anything, weight it out and see which thought feels better. It’s my experience that what is true for you feels light, what isn’t feels heavy. Try this and see how it works for you! And if all else fails, try the time-honored coin flip! While the coin is mid-air, you’ll know whether you’re hoping for a yes or no answer!