Being human—while challenging at times—is such a rich, beautiful, amazing experience in discovering and living this life journey. At least, it can be. If you’re like me, you’re drawn to living a fuller life experience—to having more vibrancy in living.
Thriving, growing, awakening, being present, savoring, loving, living, truly grasping an abundant life—how do we make that happen? Our first instinct may be to look outside of ourselves or to acquire something we don’t yet have. But true abundance doesn’t work that way.
Dr. Wayne Dyer, international acclaimed speaker and self-help author, offered this insight: “Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into.”
Just like the beautiful nature that surrounds us, abundance is already there. It simply exists, waiting for us to enjoy it. You simply must practice tuning into it. Here are three keys to activate and tune into experiencing more abundance in your life.
1. Get into the Gratitude.
Practicing a gratitude mindset is a powerful way to tune into the vibration of abundance. It is the practice of seeing, speaking, writing, singing, praying, and meditating upon the good in your life. What are you grateful for? Do you have a gratitude practice already in your life?
Whether it’s part of your daily prayer or perhaps captured in a journal, practicing gratitude in your life aligns you to the abundance that is already there. It can shift your mood and your mindset into the positive space you desire to experience more of in this life. Gratitude is a great magnifier and a potent influence for living more abundantly. One of my favorite resources for practicing gratitude is found at gratitudeseries.com.
2. Align the Vibration.
What does abundance feel like to you? When you’re feeling the love, the gratitude, the sexiness of life and living, tune in and ask yourself what it feels like for you. And then practice feeling this feeling on a regular basis.
This might sound strange to some of you, yet we live in a vibrational universe where everything and everyone is energy. When you align with and practice the abundance vibration, you are practicing matching up with the feeling you desire to experience more of.
This practice is sometimes referred to as “acting as if”—you practice your way into the vibration feeling of what you desire. You are proactively training your thoughts and feelings to focus on who you want to be and what you’re choosing to attract. It begins in your thoughts, which you can choose anytime, by intentionally thinking and planting the seeds of powerful, positive thoughts of what you choose to believe and focus on.
Thoughts activate your feelings. As it’s been said, “You’re feeling what you’re thinking.” So, choose your thoughts with intention. What do you choose to think and then feel today? Let’s lean toward abundance.
3. Cultivate Your Life and Spaces with Intention.
Think about inviting abundance into your life. We invite it. Align to it. Cultivate it. Once you know what abundance feels like for you, go one step further and proactively take actions today that tune into and express abundance in your life.
What brings you joy? What feels like peace and calm? What lights you up? This could be everything from having fresh flowers in your home (one of my favorites), to lit candles, great music playing, time in nature, a hot soak, cleaning out and organizing the refrigerator, getting a massage, or watching a sunrise or sunset on your deck or porch while sipping on a favorite warm beverage. When we give ourselves permission to engage in, cultivate, and receive those experiences that bring us joy and the feeling of abundance, we are living our lives with intentional creation.
Create an “Activate Abundance” list for your own life and identify the items and actions that bring you joy and the feeling of abundance. Some things will cost money and some things won’t. Mix it up. It’s your list, and it can entail whatever speaks most to you. Begin and continue creating this list to cultivate and invite more abundance into your life.
I believe in the power of intention and that we are the creators of the quality of our own lives. From our thoughts and our words to our actions or inactions, we are creating and influencing the life journey we are experiencing.
You indeed are a powerful creator. And what you focus on expands.
I also believe that you are worthy and deserving of more life in your living. You can start experiencing more vibrancy and vitality and begin creating more abundance in your life journey if you choose to do so.
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