Gratitude

7 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude

The best way to keep the positive energy flowing in your life is to practice gratitude.

Being grateful and giving back to the world keeps the energy of abundance flowing. You can think of it as completing a circuit. You receive your desires, your gratitude shares that energy and then it comes flowing back to you again. When you are grateful the entire world benefits!

7 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude

♥️ It's A Daily Thing

Keep your awareness high and thank people throughout your day for even those little things in life that make you smile. A sincere thanks to the person you buy your cup of coffee from in the morning or the bus driver if you take public transport to work or wherever else you can goes a long way. Since other people's thoughts also have influence on reality, if even at an unconscious level, these positive thoughts in your direction can give you a boost in more ways than one.

♥️ Re-frame

If you have a negative experience with someone, immediately challenge yourself to find something about them that you feel grateful about. This can be hard, but it is rewarding. It frees up energy wasted on anger and frustration and puts to good use. By focusing on the good people have to offer, despite their imperfections, we recognize the divinity in all including ourselves.

♥️ Fast From Negative Talk For Ten Days

Do you have what it takes to say "thank you" to the universe by not saying a negative word about anyone or anything for ten days? This is a difficult, but worthy way to express gratitude. Gossip is also barred. In the early 1900's this method was used by Law of Attraction teachers as an important part of their lessons. They credit it with creating millionaires.

♥️ Say Thank You By Volunteering

Are you experiencing abundance due to your work with the Law of Attraction? Is there money in your bank account and food in your refrigerator? Are you now in a happy relationship? A great way to thank the universe is by giving back to it. Why not volunteer at the soup kitchen or the animal shelter? Or help coach a youth sports team? No matter your choice helping the less fortunate is the finest form of expressing gratitude.

♥️ Share

The Law of Attraction becomes easier and easier to understand as you start using it in your life.
Real miracles will start to happen again and again. How many people do you know that you care about who could also benefit from these teachings?

A good first step to this is saying "thank you" to them and introducing them to this course. After that why not also act as their mentor? You could be the person that helps them find a way to totally revolutionize every single area of their life. How is that for gratitude?

♥️ Give back to the universe

It will set the stage for your next step as a reality creator! Being brave enough to say thank you will repay you again and again!

Radical Self Care - 10 ways to add more self love in your life

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think or hear the term - Radical Self Care?

If you are not familiar with the term radical, let’s skip that for a moment, will talk about it later & talk about “self-care”.

What are some things you do to take care of yourself? Something you do exclusively just for YOU?

Do you get a massage? Do you color your hair or get a pedicure? Maybe go for a spa or get some quiet time to read? Do you go shopping?

Self-care means different things for different people! As Ruby Warrington, author of “Material Girl, Mystical World” rightly puts it, self-care is a holistic practice. It’s not just limited to rose-scented Epsom salt baths (they are given!!) but a more holistic approach covering the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspect of your life/body.

Why radical?

Self-care is a radical notion for women, especially moms/wives or busy career women that are constantly judged for putting their needs first before others. It’s against the societal norms and hence it’s radical.

Here’s a list of 10 things you can do to add more radical self-care into your life and get started RIGHT NOW! No excuses. You don’t need to get extra things, you don’t need to spend any extra $$ to get started and hence have no excuses to stop you from taking action!

Ready? Let’s Dive in!

  1. Meditation -  Meditation for me is a simple exercise of breathing in & out & making time to have a pulse check with myself. You can meditate in a lot of different ways, from sitting up straight and listening to your breath or you could listen to a guided tune on YouTube or an app on your phone that allows you to quiet that monkey mind; it can also be active meditation in form of walks in nature. Whatever helps you quiet the internal chatter and listen.

  2. Eat Whole - Read it again! I didn’t say diet/ I didn’t say eat a certain way or certain food or go Keto! Focus on eating whole, healthy that makes you and your body happy. It’s a mindset shift.

    Those of you who know me, also know that I was a self proclaimed junk food queen. I still love my junk food, but when I started taking care of myself, started paying attention to my body, putting myself first, those cans of Coke stopped appealing me.
     

  3. Live in the moment -  How many of you struggle with staying in the present moment? Not worrying about tomorrow, not feeling regret over something in the past, just focused on what’s in front of you or what’s happening in THAT moment? I won’t deny, the struggle is real but you’ve got to train your mind to stay in the present rather than staying stuck on that never-ending conveyor belt of past, present, past, present, past present. You got to focus on the present.
     

  4. Move your body -  What are some things that you guys do for your body? Do you go to the gym? Do you lift weights? Do you do cardio? Do you do classes? Do you go for walks?

    I know you can list a 100 reasons why you can’t go to the gym or take a class or take time out to move your body from finances to kids, husband etc. etc. But I want to tell you baby doll they are all excuses! There I said it! You don’t need to spend $$ if you can’t to move your body. There are so many other ways like dancing your heart out, walking outdoors in nature & yoga! All you have to do is make it a priority & take time out!
     

  5. Forgive yourself - A lot of people have 2 different reactions when I say this. 1) But Meagan, what do I forgive myself for? 2) That’s ridiculous! I haven’t done anything wrong!

    If you are the reactive or the latter types, then this point is more so for you! Radical self love starts with forgiving yourself for being so harsh on yourself, setting unreasonable expectations and putting chains or barriers around yourself. If you’re regretting a bad decision you made, or if you wish you’d done something differently, or if you have a habit that you’re trying to give up and it’s hard, it’s probably because you are being hard on yourself. If reading all the pointers & thinking of taking time off for yourself makes you feel undeserving it’s because you are being too hard on yourself and you need to forgive yourself. Replace the ego with love and start working on self-forgiveness journey.
     

  6. Take Time Off - We are always running / doing / going somewhere. And in this hustle-bustle of life, it’s important to take some time off. Just retreat from the world, hang in your white flag and say - I am out!

    Some days, you’re just like, I’m not feeling it today. Maybe it’s a Saturday. Maybe you’re off work, and all you want to do is just unplug, stay in bed and watch Netflix. But we don’t always get to do it! We have kids, husband, family, chores. . . everything that needs us! But it’s okay to just say NO! It’s okay to take a day off, go in hibernation and rejuvenate yourself.

    And for the entrepreneur ladies, just like it’s important to take a day off, it’s equally essential to take a sabbatical from your electronics. Whether you are building a business, or following up with customers put the damn thing down for a few hrs. Not to mention your secondary devices like TVs, computers, gadgets etc. Give yourself some rest by getting away from the constant non=sleeping, non-ending world of social media. It’ll still be here when you’ll log in after a few hrs or even a few days.
     

  7. Epsom Salt bath - Rose scented epsom salt baths are given when it comes to self care. Right?! Just kidding. If you are not a bath person, you can always do looong uninterrupted showers or spa! Personally I love a good long epsom salt bath to raise my vibration. Sale bath not only balances your magnesium, it also affects your physiology and your mindset.

    I will simply soak myself in the bath for 20 minutes let my worries, stress, unbalanced and my funky energy all go down the drain. I visualize all the negative, clogged up energy that doesn’t serve me anymore going down the drain.
     

  8. Trust your intuition - If you are taking care of yourself, meditating, walking in the nature & connecting with yourself, you’re going to build a strong connection with your intuition and to your higher self.
     

  9. Massage - Get a massage or body scrub or spend time doing your own facial. Do something that’s a bit out of the norm, requires planning and gets you out of your comfort zone!

    Do things that you won’t usually do unless it’s a special occasion because you don’t feel deserved or worthy of splurging on yourself. Remember, you are worth of every penny and there is a way to make it happen, and every time you elevate yourself and you step up for yourself and you show up for yourself, and you do for yourself and sometimes you do a little splurge, you’re raising your vibe of what is possible for you. You’re raising your vibe of saying, Alright universe, I get it. I deserve this.
     

  10. Do what you love - Take time out to do something that you love. Be it a job or a hobby. Make a list of all the things that you love doing like activities or people that you want to be around, experiences you want to have, anything & everything that you love and that excites you. Make a list and then make it happen.
     

  11. Practice Gratitude - Bonus radical self love tip - practice gratitude. Be grateful for where you are, what you have, who you are and everyone who’s in your life right now. Your career or business, experiences, things around you. . . there’s so much to be grateful for. Become so grateful & so in love with your life that gratitude just exudes from you and becomes contagious to people around you.

 

What are you going to start doing today? Share how you take care of your self - physically, emotionally, mentally & spiritually in the comments below!

Mindset Is Everything

When you think about the women you look up to the most in your life and in business, what comes to mind?

Charisma, experience, and expertise are usually at the top of the list, but would it surprise you to know that those are not the most important characteristics?

In fact, while those things do make a difference,  there’s one thing that is absolutely a game changer, and you can’t even see it.

Mindset.

It’s true. In everything you do, whether in business or in life, your mindset is the determining factor when it comes to your success and life. Without the right mindset, you will forever be attracting + working the wrong people, situations and even clients!

So if you’re really ready to manifest the life you WANT and DESERVE, you have to do some internal work. It’s time to make some changes to your own mindset.

Changing Your Attitude

One thing charismatic and personable people have in common is a good attitude. Think about it; you’ll probably never see these women you admire complaining about how the kids are sick, “again!” or that the cable repair guy is 40 minutes late, or even that the car blew a tire.

Instead, you see their expressions of gratitude in everything. If the kids are sick, they’re grateful to have a business that allows them to stay home and play nurse. If the cable guy is late, they’re grateful to have 40 extra minutes to read a book instead of watch television. And if the car died in the middle of running a week’s worth of errands, they’re happy to have found a mechanic who does great work at a reasonable price.

If you find yourself complaining—even in your head—turn your attitude around. There’s nearly always something to be grateful for, even in the worst situations. And when you can rethink and revise your attitude for the better, you’ll not only be happier, but you’ll start to attract what you actually WANT and love!

Growing Your Confidence

Here’s another thing these women you admire have in common: confidence. They believe in what they do. They believe in their ability to help others achieve the same thing. They walk with confidence filled with the knowledge that what they are about to say will change the lives of those who are listening. They don’t question or dislike who they are.

It’s not cocky or arrogant, it’s just confidence. And if you don’t have it yet, you can take steps to increase it.

Start by asking yourself, in any new or uncomfortable situation, “What’s the worst that could happen?”

Of those worst-case scenarios, look at what you have control over, and let the rest go!

So if you’ve agreed to speak in front of a small group of business owners, and your fear is that you’ll flub your speech, practicing beforehand will greatly improve your confidence.

Next, get inside the head of someone who is confident in what you’re about to do. Walk onto that stage as if you’ve been doing it for years, and not only will you feel more confident, but you’ll be more confident. You can use the “as if” attitude in everything from creating a new product to closing a sale. Whenever you feel your confidence failing, just remember to act as if you’ve done this successfully hundreds of times.

Just like how the person you’re talking to on the phone can hear a smile in your voice, and you can feel when someone in a bad mood enters the room --those around you (and the universe) can sense your mindset and respond accordingly!

Daily Habits For A Magical Morning

Everyone experiences a stressful morning occasionally. It might be that your alarm clock didn’t ring or your car wouldn’t start. Maybe you forgot the report you needed at the house or you left your grocery list on the kitchen counter.

If your mornings always feel stressful, then it’s a sign something needs to change. The good news is most morning stress can be eliminated by creating new habits. It can take a while for a habit to become routine but once it does, your morning will be so much smoother.

Here’s how you can reclaim your mornings:

💓 Prepare the night before.
A lot of morning stress can be eliminated by preparing for the morning in advance. Choose your clothes the night before so you already know what you’re going to wear. Pack your lunch and leave it in the fridge so you only have to grab it as you head out.

 💓Skip the news.
Thanks to smartphones and tablets, you can now check the news without ever having to leave the comfort of your bed. But reading or viewing the latest new stories can cause you to experience anxiety and discouragement. Instead of looking forward to a new day, you feel overwhelmed and fearful.

This doesn’t mean you have to avoid the news all day. Staying connected to what’s happening around you is important. But pick and choose what types of news you really need to hear first thing in the morning. For example, you could look over the entertainment news or sport scores but choose to skip the main headlines until later.

💓 Play positive tunes.
Create a morning playlist of music that makes you feel encouraged and play it as you’re starting your day. This will help you wake up and make it easier for you to focus on the positive. Music can also boost your productivity and creativity.

💓 Don’t check your email or social media.
Most people experience their highest energy levels after waking up. Yet the first thing you may be tempted to do is check your email and social media networks. The problem with this is your inbox and networks are often filled with “urgent” messages. These urgent messages quickly crowd out the important tasks you need to get done today. The next thing you know its noon and all you’ve accomplished is answering your email and checking social media.

To prevent this, don’t check your email or social networks until later. After an hour or two of working, take a break to check your messages. Since you’ve already tackled the important tasks today, you can devote as much energy as needed to the urgent tasks you ignored earlier.

Morning stress can be a sign that it’s time to step back and evaluate your routines. Look at what’s causing you the most stress and seek simple solutions to fix them. By doing this, you can change your mornings from stressful to delightful!

 

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How to Manifest What You Really Want In Life?

When you first hear about manifesting or the Law of Attraction you think “cool, I just have to visualize living in a mansion, driving a Benz, owning a jet and marrying a model etc”. and then just sit back and wait on it all to show up.

But it doesn’t work quite like that!

Here’s why-- every thought is creative - not just the good ones!

If you visualize the life of your dreams for just 60 seconds you begin to manifest it. This is totally true. "Well", you may say, "I have imagined living my dream life for a lot longer than 60 seconds. In fact, I have dreamt about it all my life sometimes spending hours lost in my fantasy and it still hasn't come true".  And I ask them, how much time did you spend feeling and focusing on the lack of having these things? Remember, Every Thought Is Creative!

Spending time visualizing your ideal life is great but do you maintain those thoughts throughout the rest of your day. Or, do you go around complaining about how bad things are?

My guess is, if you don't have the life of your dreams, then you do the second one! These negative thoughts are also creative and are much more abundant in the majority of people. If the thoughts are backed with high emotion then they manifest even faster! You literally cancel out the good work you have done in your visualization. You are storing up great things for yourself but through your dominant negative thinking, you are keeping them away from you!

Now, don't get me wrong, visualization is an extremely powerful tool that can and will totally transform your life, but only when you use it in accordance with the Law. The Law of Attraction always works. It never sleeps and it never fails. It is an unbending Universal Principle. Every thought is creative. Every single one. Therefore you need to change your dominant mental patterns before you can see any real tangible results from consciously trying to use this law.

So how do we do that?

By changing your focus. You must change the way you view your world. See the world as a nasty, unforgiving, greedy, violent place and that is what you will attract more of. Begin to look for the beauty that is around you. Look for the abundance even if you are not fully experiencing it in your own life right now. Look for the things you want. Try to notice all the people who are currently enjoying the life you want to live and rejoice in their good fortune.

So how do we do that?

Simple! You get into a place of gratitude for what you already have.

What you focus on you get more of and what you place your attention on expands! By being grateful for what is in your life at the moment you put our attention on what you like and you get more of it. By feeling good about areas of your life that are working you are sending out very positive thoughts that the Law of Attraction immediately begins to manifest. What you focus on you get more of and what you place your attention on expands!!!

Are you starting to see the power of gratitude and how it can work wonders?

If, on the other hand, you allow your attention and focus to center around the things that are not working in your life then they will expand and you will get more of what you don't want. Think about this seriously. Give it some real thought. Can you identify areas in your life where this has happened or is continuing to happen now? The sayings in our everyday language sum up this Universal Law, "it never rains but it pours", "when something goes wrong, everything goes wrong", "Murphy's law at work again" etc.  

If you find yourself getting jealous over another person's good fortune then you are actually affirming that you don't have what they do and focusing your attention on your own lack! However, by having gratitude for what you do have and celebrating another's good fortune you are actually focusing your attention on what you do want and ..... What you focus on you get more of and what you place your attention on expands!

So be grateful for what you do have. Be happy for another person's success. Show gratitude all the time and your focus will be on the positive and your attention will be placed on what you want. Your attitude will change when your attention is squarely placed on the things in life that you want and you do this through gratitude. So to keep you on track and in an attitude of gratitude always remember these two aspects of the law.

If a thought is maintained for just 60 seconds the Law of Attraction immediately begins to manifest it. What you focus on you get more of and what your attention rests on expands!

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Gratitude Is The Attitude To Have

Real talk - You are using the law of attraction in your business every single day. Believe it or not.

The Law Of Attraction is a universal law, just like the law of gravity. You don’t walk out of your house and doubt that your feet will remain firmly planted on the ground. Am I right?

If you’re struggling to attract clients into your business, struggling financially, losing the joy in your day, comparing other’s success to your lack… It’s tough love time:

That’s all on you, babe. Those are the kind of vibrations you are putting out into the Universe and they are exactly what’s coming back to you. Your thoughts become vibes become manifestations in your reality.

The struggle is there because, even though, you may be doing the physical steps of writing your goals down, reading them everyday, maybe even writing affirmations... DOING (keyword here, doing...) whatever it takes to make it happen, internally you’re vibing on scarcity: feeling/vibing like crap.

To change your reality you have to change your mindset and the fastest way to elevate your vibe drastically is ‘active gratitude’.

The Universe doesn’t read what you’re writing on paper like a wish list, it CONNECTS with your vibrations and gives you whatever your focusing/feeling on. Abundance or struggle, positive or negative, The Universe doesn’t differentiate.

So, if your vibrations are low, guess what? You are going to attract more of all those struggles you don’t want into your life.

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Get ACTIVELY grateful!

2 simple steps: begin your day in gratitude and end your day with gratitude.

Wake up every morning and express sincere gratitude for what you HAVE, no matter how much or how little.

I suggest looking for 5 things within the first 10 minutes of waking that you can express gratitude for. After each thing/person, you name say “Thank you!” 3 times. I found that by saying my gratitude three times, my creative energy and enthusiasm increased. I immediately felt happier, vibed higher.  When you create, you need that strong positive energy to move the manifestation forward.

From your spouse to your favorite hair dryer, to a sunny sky. Looking to attract more money? Be grateful for that $10 in your bank account instead of worrying about it.

When you are ACTIVELY grateful for all that you have, you constantly attract more of the things you love into your life.

Every night, just before you drift off to sleep mentally list 10 things you’re grateful for that happened during the day.

Again, repeating “Thank you” 3 times after each thing. Instead of falling asleep to worry and stresses you fall asleep to the high vibe of abundance and that is extremely powerful.

Do these 2 simple things every day for a week and journal your daily results. I’ve had clients find items that had been lost for months, receive a free meal at restaurants, finally nail that big promotion, mend a broken relationship and receive unexpected checks in the mail.

You will see the Universe show up with some pretty cool things for you!

And you know what's more fun than doing it all by yourself?

Doing it together with babes that life your vibes & are cheering up for you!

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