You’ve likely heard it touted by motivational speakers or self-help writers that the key to getting what you want, be it a physical object, a goal for which you’ve been reaching, etc., is to simply visualize that goal, focus your sights on it. Chances are, you’ve rolled your eyes when people say this, assuming it can’t possibly be true. Believe it or not, they’re not wrong. The practice of visualization can really attract what you want out of life to you. This is called the law of attraction and it works; through this article, we’ll explain to you what the law of attraction is, how it works, and how you can use it to your benefit.

What is the law of attraction
The law of attraction is a universal principle that can be, basically, boiled down to “like attracts like.” This law states that if you visualize what you want out of life, you’ll be more likely to get it. For example, let’s say your goal is to get a promotion at work. You spend about thirty minutes daily meditating and visualizing yourself having the promotion, handling the added responsibilities and reaping the many new benefits. You’ll find that, as you do this, your goal will not only seem more attainable, but it’ll actually come into fruition.

How does this type of visualization work
Many find the law of attraction crazy, but we’re here to tell you that it actually works. When you regularly practice visualizing and focusing on your goals, you’re more likely to achieve them. The human mind is a powerful tool that far too many people waste. What’s happening when you practice this type of visualization is that you’re keeping yourself goal-focused. You’re keeping what you want on your mind and in your sights. This helps to make you more likely to do whatever it takes to achieve those goals and makes you more aware of opportunities to get closer to achieving those goals. A driven person focused on one goal and stopping at nothing to get it is far more likely to get what they want out of life.

How to succeed with visualization
In order to succeed by visualizing, you’ll need a few tips to get you on the right path. If you find it difficult to obtain your goal, despite regularly visualizing it daily and making every effort to achieve it, you should set smaller, more achievable goals. While it’s admirable to set your sights high, there’s a fine line between challenging yourself and setting an unachievable goal. If you find that too much time has passed without any results, take a step back and lessen your goals. This will help ensure you won’t fall off the wagon before you have the chance to reap any of the benefits from visualization.

It’s important to determine your end goal before you start the visualization process. The whole idea behind visualization is hinged on you visualizing the goal you want to achieve. If you change said goal part of the way through the process, it will be even longer until you see results. It’s also important to try and keep a positive mindset throughout this progress. You’ve heard good things happen to good people; well, positive outcomes are attracted to positive-thinking people. Keep your eye on the prize and try to stay optimistic.

Visualization can be an important tool to help you achieve your goals. This meditating practice has been proven to help people stay focused on the goals they want to achieve and the things they want to accomplish and actually see them through to the end. Regular positive visualization of your desires can attract them to you, while helping you seize every opportunity to further your chances. The essential oil I like to use during this practice is the blend Envision and Into The Future by Young Living.  Visualization works and we hope you’ll give it a try.