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Manifest The Life You Desire

As we journey further down the path of who we truly are, making sure that you are creating a life that also reflects who you truly are is imperative. For our inner and outer worlds coincide and work together to create our realities.

The definition of a Manifestation is: An event, action, or object that clearly shows or embodies something, especially a theory or an abstract idea.

Manifestations occur when you have asked and willed the Universe for something, the Universe will respond based on where your focus lays. You must embody, integrate and put action forth to Be who you truly are and to Create a life and world you call home.

Lack mentality has over taken humanity like a festering disease, causing us to project our focus on the opposite of our desire.

How is this so? It is because we are separate from our self as a whole and isolated from what truly serves us and makes us happy.

When we ask the universe for something, such as abundance, but end up with lack instead; it could be because our actual focal point is on the lack one is experiencing in their life.

This can be Transformed when one see’s the pattern of Lack based thought forms; And in the place of these thoughts one can transform and stop them before they blossom into the weeds that they are. And in the Garden of your mind, May fresh and vibrantly Wild fruit grow.

So when trying for Abundance, first try for gratitude; You must feel abundant to be abundant.

The Law of Attraction teaches us that through our conscious and our subconscious thoughts we manipulate our internal and external reality.This Law is responsible for all of the negative and positive experiences that one may encounter (past,present ,and future) during their lifetime.

Negative energies get stored in the energy field and can  cause Blockages in ones Chakra centers and energy systems with in the body.These  emotions may have never been addressed or validated in the past so they wait for nurturing and love like a child seeking comfort.


When we can be Aware of what these negative energy’s feel like we can then Transform by sending them the Love and acceptance they desire, to aid in the integration and Evolution of The Whole You. These Negative energy’s can be felt as:  Resentment, Loathing, Soul wounds&fractures, Suppressed emotional/Spiritual/Mental/and Physical desires, etc.

We are encased in a spectacular Human Instrument that when purified of blockages and used correctly can manifest ones truest desires and highest purpose.

So now we are going to get to the Basics, before you take off and began your manifesting know that Focus is key. Humanity has grown cut off and separate from ones true calling and purest expression, causing our focal points to be highly overactive and unorganized.

First, what do you want to manifest into your experience? Why?  What will this manifestation/s bring into your life?

How does what you are working towards materializing reflect you as a unique individual?

If you chose happiness as something you would like to manifest into your life, the key word here is You. What makes You happy? If You are unsure what makes you happy, you can try asking yourself what does not make you happy.

Example- if being lied to is one of those things, then honesty can be something you can implement into your personal life to bring forth true happiness. What can You do right now that will help Honesty be a effortless part of your life?

If Comfort is something you are seeking more of in your life, know what you are asking in great detail. What makes you comfortable? Why do you want more comfort in your life? What makes you uncomfortable, and why?

Example-  something that makes you uncomfortable could be your living situation. What is uncomfortable about it, and why do allow this discomfort in your life? How can you change it to have more comfort aligned to what personally pleases you?

The Universe will only support what You are manifesting into your experience, it is up to you what you will receive.

There is Action required when manifesting the life we want, there is no entity or being that will enter into your dwelling encased in fluid sunlight that will align your life as you wish.

You are that being, you are that entity that can will your life to align ideally to your desires.

Manifesting takes Detail, Focus, Knowing ones truest desires/passions/interests(shadow aspects and all), and Action to “Pull” it all into reality.

If you can see yourself doing something chances, are you can do it.

When trust in ones self, purpose, and Timing is combined with devotion and focus, anything is Possible.

I wish you luck on your journeys in manifesting the life that completely matches you as The Authentic Spark of Light that You are.

FEBRUARY 7, 2015         AMANDA NIX

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6 Excuses Holding You Back (And How to Overcome Them)

“He that is good at making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” – Benjamin Franklin

Your brain is a conundrum: better processing capability than any supercomputer, yet at times frustratingly impulsive and temperamental. We engage in fleeting and meaningless thought patterns yet are able to concentrate for long durations of time. It is fair to say that the brain is sometimes on ‘autopilot’ – doing its own thing without any voluntary interaction.

Something that the brain does when on ‘autopilot’ is make excuses. While you certainly may not ‘feel’ up to the task, you know that you’re more than capable. Whatever this task may be – studying, cleaning, a project, etc. – you just can’t seem to stop making excuses for bucking down and doing it. In the end, you just feel more frustrated, nothing is accomplished, and the task is still staring you in the face.

Don’t fret. Excuses are just another auto-response generated by that complex circuitry of neural networks called your brain. Let’s examine a few of the more common excuses.

Here are 6 excuses that may be holding you back (and how to overcome them):


1. “I don’t have the time.”

To be fair, many of us are short on time because of work, family, kids, etc. Indeed, this is a legitimate limitation for many of us. This doesn’t mean that all hope is lost, however.

First, consider your priorities. You innately understand that family and work comes first; perhaps followed by housework, school, or something else. What about the remaining time in your day? Understandably, this time is perhaps limited…but it’s still there. Are you taking full advantage of this time, whether its 5 minutes or an hour?

Second, consider the possibilities. Consider the time that you spend on procrastinating, being anxious or absentminded. Instead of using up that hour catching up on your favorite show, can you record it and watch it on the weekend? If your kids demand your attention for something that can wait, will you ask them to occupy themselves for a period of time?

Be creative and don’t underestimate the power of small chunks of time.

2. “I don’t have the ability.”

“Whether you think you can or can’t, you’re right” – Henry Ford

While there may be inherent differences in ability from one person to another, brain research is finding that our brains adapt much faster than previously thought. Neuroplasticity – the changing of neural pathways in the brain due to changes in behavior, environment, thinking, and learning – has shown that it’s possible to evolve intellectually.

You can become smarter, more resilient, and happier while pursuing your dreams. Don’t allow the illusion that you’re somehow incapable of achieving the goals that you’ve set for yourself.

3. “I’m just too busy.”

As with “not enough time”, this is an excuse that has some legitimacy. As a society, we’re overworked and overscheduled, distracted and off-balance. We’re not here to challenge this fact – doing so would be dishonest.

Not only is this excuse counterproductive, it induces unnecessary stress. The constant feeling of busyness directly increases our stress levels. We can only increase the stress hormone cortisol before it initiates a “fight or flight” response. Over a period of time, this leads to a state of chronic stress. Busyness often manifests itself in other ways as well – bad concentration and memory, impulsive behavior, lethargy, headaches, and feelings of malaise.

The solution is to simply be present. Concentrate on one thing at a time. When you have angry or impulsive thoughts, simply allow them to fade.



4. “I don’t have the money.”

The truth is that money is simply a tool; a method of exchange. However, economic statistics continue to show that wages continue to flatten while the cost of living increases – this can certainly become a problem.

There exists a movement called minimalism, where one lives with the basic necessities of life and nothing more. Minimalism is not well known in the Western world because of the materialistic consumerism mentality to economics that has permeated our society.

But the fact of the matter is that we don’t need to live this way. Study after study continues to show that material possessions and the accumulation of money do not correlate to happiness. Perhaps this is because we become susceptible to the lies that success equals money and money equals possessions.

The first step involves making the conscious decision to not live beyond your means. The second step is to determine what constitutes a want versus a need. You need food, water, shelter and electricity. You want the flat-screen TV, luxury car, cable package and cell phone. The third step involves minimizing or eliminating the wants in your life.

Of course, whether or not minimalism is a desired lifestyle is completely your choice. There is nothing wrong with having nice things in moderation. Rather, it is the constant desire to buy and have more that creates unnecessary and toxic excess.

5. “It’s too late…”

   It’s too late to pursue my education.
It’s too late to change careers.

   It’s too late to fall in love.

It’s too late to start my own business.

It’s too late to leave an impact on the world.

The great writer Richard Bach once said:
“Here is a test to find out whether your mission on earth is finished: if you’re alive, it isn’t”

As a prior college counselor, I had the distinct honor and privilege to interact with people interested in pursuing their education. From recommending and enrolling in courses to watching students walk across the stage to receive their diploma, the experience was touching.

One such student was Robert Titus, a former salesman from Houston, who received his Marketing degree at the age of 80. His reason for this was simple: he promised his mother a long time ago that he’d achieve a college degree.

Whether your goal is a college degree, writing a novel, traveling the world or something else, the only limitations are the ones that we place on ourselves. If there is still air in your lungs and desire in your heart, there is no reason to stop.

6. “I’m too tired.”

It’s impossible to examine this excuse without thinking about time and busyness – excuses two and three on this list. After all, if we didn’t feel busy or deprived of time, we’d have no reason to be tired. As with time and busyness, there is some merit to the fact that we get indeed feel lethargic from time to time.

You must simply inspect your daily activities and what is causing tiredness. Are you rushing throughout the day from one place to another? Are you getting adequate amounts of sleep (minimum 7-8 hours)? Are you staying out or going to bed late during the weekdays? All of these reasons – along with a multitude of others – will undoubtedly result in fatigue.

The solution is making some lifestyle changes to counteract this tendency. Stress or poor time management are likely the culprits, both of which are easily rectified. Make it a priority to feel energized throughout the day by discarding the bad habits that lead to tired feelings. Try to implement a short nap into your day for some added benefit.

Break free from these excuses right now.  Make the declaration “I release the roadblocks to my abundance. I am victorious!”


11 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Buddha

1. Thoughts and words have power. They can either hurt or heal. Choose wisely.

“Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.”

– Buddha

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.”

– Buddha

“Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.”

– Buddha

“You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.”

– Buddha

“All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?”

– Buddha

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”- Buddha

“He is able who thinks he is able.”

– Buddha

2. There is an abundance for all. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

– Buddha

3. Let go of fear.

“The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.”

– Buddha

4. The truth will always be revealed. Always believe your own truth.

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.”

– Buddha

“Believe nothing, no matter where you read it or who has said it, not even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.”

– Buddha

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.”

– Buddha

5. You, yourself, deserves your love and affection. Self love is the most deserving love.

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

– Buddha

6. We are all spiritual beings in need of a spiritual life that nourishes the soul.

“Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.”

– Buddha

“The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.”

– Buddha

“To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others.”

– Buddha

“The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.”

– Buddha


7. True peace comes from within. Peace is the answer.

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”

– Buddha

“Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.”

– Buddha

“Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.”

– Buddha

8. Choose friends wisely.

“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.”

– Buddha

“A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.”


9. Remove separation and give up labels. We are all ONE.

“In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.”

– Buddha

“Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.”

– Buddha“He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.”

– Buddha

10. Happiness is the journey, not the destination. Enjoy the journey.

“There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.”

– Buddha

“A jug fills drop by drop.”

– Buddha

“It is better to travel well than to arrive.”

– Buddha

11. Health is Wealth!

“Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.”

– Buddha

“To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”

– Buddha

“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”

– Buddha

BONUS: Replace hate or jealousy with love and admiration.

“Do not be jealous of others’ good qualities, but out of admiration adopt them yourself.”

– Buddha

“Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.”

– Buddha