Is manifestation a hoax?

How to get what you want.

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Dr. Maxwell Maltz

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As someone who’s found success in seemingly disparate and unusual ways, I'm continually asked about my thoughts on manifestation.

Have I ever simply willed something into existence? Is that how this game works?

And my response often gets a few raised eyebrows. You see, I don't believe in the idea that you can just think your way into something material, like pulling a rabbit out of a hat.

But, I do believe in the power of a clear vision and the human ability to make it a reality.

And that’s a special brand of magic in it’s own right.

Let's think about it. How many of us have a clear idea of what we want in life? And I'm not talking about the vague, "I want to be rich," or "I want to be happy" goals. I mean a crystal clear, HD-quality vision of what we want our life to look like.

For most of us, our goals are as fuzzy as a labradoodle.

The first step in manifestation, then, is not some mystical incantation or vision board. It's getting your vision into focus. It's about knowing precisely what you want.

That specificity is a game-changer.

It's like the difference between telling your GPS you want to go to California (a state with over 163,000 square miles) and telling it you want to go to 123 Main Street, Los Angeles.

One gets you in the general vicinity, the other gets you to your front door.

Once you have a clear vision, that's when the magic really happens. And by magic, I mean the incredible power of human ingenuity and creativity. You see, once your brain knows precisely what it's aiming for, it starts figuring out how to get there. It's like a heat-seeking missile. It locks on its target and starts plotting the best course.

And trust me, when the human brain is let loose on a problem, it can be an unstoppable force. It's not about things popping out of thin air. It's about hard work, problem-solving, and a dash of serendipity.

As an entrepreneur, this is the kind of manifestation I believe in, and it's the kind I practice. I don't sit around waiting for success to fall into my lap. I get clear on what I want, then I get busy making it happen.

So, this week, I challenge you to do the same. Get clear on what you want. Not just sort of clear, but laser-focused. And then, let that beautiful brain of yours do what it does best. Start plotting your course. Start making connections. Start taking action.

Because in the end, manifestation isn't about magic. It's about clarity, action, and the indomitable power of the human spirit.

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Rich: I wish.

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