When it comes to abundance and prosperity, expectations are vitally important. The Law of Attraction teaches us that we tend to receive exactly what we expect in life. Why is this? How do expectations work with the Law of Attraction?
If you’ve studied the Law of Attraction at all, you know that your thoughts and emotions release an energetic frequency out to the Universe. Whatever is vibrating at this same frequency will be pulled into your reality. If you emit low vibrations like anger, fear, or cynicism, you will attract corresponding experiences and events. If you emit high vibrations like joy, love, and passion, you will again attract corresponding experiences and events.
Another important part of this process, however, involves your expectations. Perhaps you can remember expecting something that did indeed happen. Sometimes we do this in a positive way: “Today is going to be a great day, I just know it!” and sometimes we do it in a negative way: “Ugh – today is going to be ‘one of those days’.”
Expectations can be powerful, especially if they are backed up with firm conviction and unwavering faith.
Below you’ll find some simple tips to help you learn to expect the best – and get it!
• First, you must choose to expect the best in every situation. This will be challenging if you don’t have full control of your thoughts yet. If you haven’t developed a strong focus, you’ll probably keep vacillating back and forth between random thoughts and focused thoughts until you train your mind. Simply keep at it! Keep saying things like, “I know this is going to work out for the best,” or “I know I will turn this situation to my advantage somehow,” or “I expect the best and the best always comes to me!”
• Avoid negative talk like the plague. By “negative talk” I mean complaining, arguing, or doom predictions – anything that drags down your emotions and contradicts your positive expectations. If other people try to engage you in negative talk, you may have to be firm to avoid it. You might also need to limit the amount of time you spend with negative people. Try to always phrase your statements in a positive way. Instead of saying, “This won’t be easy,” say, “I can handle this.”
• KNOW that your expectation will come true. You may wonder how to “know” when you really don’t know yet! If it hasn’t happened yet, how can you be sure it will? This type of knowing is based solely on faith. You are CHOOSING to know. It might take awhile to get comfortable with this, but once you do it becomes a lot easier. In order to really know, you’re going to have to completely banish doubt and disbelief from your mind. When they pop up, simply push them out of your mind and affirm again that you KNOW your expectation will happen.
These three simple things can make a world of difference in your ability to attract what you want, and when the actualizations start showing up in your life, you’ll be able to add that much more faith and confidence to your expectations – which will make them still more effective!