Gentle Intent – How to Tap into the Creative Force of the Universe (and Not Mind What Happens!)

Goals, Intentions, Desires, Wants, Needs, Necessaries, Gentle Intent.

What to do? Buddhism and many other philosophies tell us that desires are the very things that will hamper us getting what we want. Law of Attraction (LOA) principles state you must desire, then ask for it, then be willing to receive it; and then there is the more traditional, Western approach to goal-setting, where you are encouraged to set a goal and do what it takes to achieve it. This is all so confusing! Who is right? Well, my answer is all and none of them. Continue reading

How to Have Fun with Money in 3 Easy Steps

There’s an awful lot of £50 notes lying around your house!’ exclaimed a friend of mine at my birthday party. I grinned.

‘Yes – have you looked at them closely though?’

She picked one up ‘It’s a table napkin!’ she shouted, and dissolved into laughter. “I’d been thinking ‘Jane’s being very rash, leaving all this money lying around’ and all the time it was just a table napkin!” Continue reading

When Affirmations Definitely Don’t Work

I can’t say that!
That’s not true, though.
That’s just silly.
No, I won’t say that!
How can I say one thing while believing another?

These are all responses I have heard recently from one source or another when the person has been faced with saying a positive affirmation as a way to begin to counteract a belief they would rather not have. Here’s an example:

Negative Belief: I never have enough time to do all that I want to do.
Positive Affirmation: I always have enough time to do what I want to do. Continue reading

Why the Law of Attraction Just Isn’t Enough for those Passionate About What They Do

I’d really like to debunk a few myths about the so-called Law of attraction. I don’t know who came up with the idea of calling it this in the first place, but it has certainly been brought into a more mainstream audience by the film The Secret, first promoted way back in 2006.

Those of you who have seen The Secret will probably either love it or hate it, Continue reading