(152) A Life of Abundance? One Essential Ingredient.

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It is natural to want a better life, and more money will do that: better food and more of it; better vehicles in better repair; and nicer homes with better everything in them.

Yes, a life of abundance can mean never running out,

never being without and never feeling poor again!

Some believe that living this way is not a physical phenomenon but a state of mind, exactly like its opposite, lack: worrying over every dollar, buying the cheapest and denying ourselves because we cannot afford it (even when we can).

What backs this state-of-mind idea is that money seems to have absolutely nothing to do with either way of living. There are wealthy people who fearfully hold onto every dollar, no matter how much is under the mattress; and there are those without much money who freely spend what they can (which includes helping others).

For those of us who have experienced that awful feeling of lack, there is an idea floating around that allows us to live more abundantly, no matter how much money we have or don’t.

It revolves around food.

Most of us have a list on the refrigerator that we add to when a product is about gone, but sometimes that product does not make it on the list until we reach for and find it empty; or, we put it on the list but forget to buy it; or, the store is momentarily out.

However it happens, we come up short and have to go without, again.

The idea is simple: for all foods and products, have extra on hand: when an item is gone, add it to the buy list while reaching for the back-up.

Anticlimactic? A let down? Perhaps, but consider that those days of reaching disappointment would be gone. Never again that momentary-but-negative feeling of being without. And, it has been said that this added sense of plenty can spill into other, more important areas (including money).

The Essential Ingredient (for a life of abundance)

The worry over not having enough stems from a feeling of fear; and because it is so uncomfortable, the natural response is to stop feeling it (to tighten body and breath and think of something else).

Fighting the fear keeps it, and those money worries, locked within; but, feeling it, while relaxing body and breath, allows it to release.

And relaxing can make all the difference during those times we can afford to say Yes to ourselves (but want to say No).

And some believe that letting go of the tension, can also allow more abundance into our lives.

Some Tips and Tricks

1) Stop - if you have a tendency to say I’m broke! don't! We are always listening to ourselves, and negative words only strengthen what we do not want.

2) Say Yes! If you know you can afford it, take a deep breath and give it to yourself; then deal with any negative feelings by relaxing (breathing out the tension with each breath).

3) Giving can open us to receiving. Small amounts can work, if that is what we can afford. The key is to breathe out any tension before, and during, the giving.

Note - The details of the next 3 are beyond this one post, so I have included links below.

Note - Some believe these next methods do not work; but, a common reason is quitting way too soon. Persistence is the key.

4) Visualize the details of your new life -- often.

5) Affirmations – A good example to say often is “Money comes freely into my life in expected and unexpected ways. I always have plenty.” Say it softly and say it especially when it does not feel true.

6) Gratitude - This practice brings a brighter, more hopeful attitude, which can then bring in more abundance. Give thanks several times in the morning, and afternoon too, for the things you do have and that do go right.

No matter which technique(s) you use, they all work better, and faster, without the inner-pushing; that is, do not try to make them work. Instead use a soft attitude, relaxed body and normal breathing; and let them work for.

ALL techniques work better relaxed. And so do YOU.

Note - There is so much more out there on creating abundance. I encourage you to go on a campaign to find those techniques that work best for you (some links below).

An Abundance of Compliments

A life of abundance includes plenty of compliments. Here is how to bring in more and use them one to build more self-esteem and self-confidence:

Use Your Compliments to Build Self-Esteem


All She Ever Wanted Was...


Her: She was saying, “If only I could find the right guy, I would give myself to him, and—

I stopped her and asked, “Give your SELF?”

Her eyes widened as she realized what she had said and

what she had been doing.


His business was deep in the red, and he was now desperate.

I asked him, “If there was one person on the planet holding you back, who would it be?”

He immediately said, “My Mother.”

She was giving him money to keep his business afloat.

She had also given him the down payment for his house and had recently taken over the payments. ​

His insight: "I'm 30 years old and still (like a child) dependent on my mother!"

Both Him & Her: The power of a deep insight is that it cannot be unseen; it will tend to keep prodding, motivating and pushing Him and Her into a permanent change (no resolutions needed).

And That Power is Now Yours:


Either one of these 2 simple techniques can bring you a life-changing insight, one that leads to a permanent change.

Both are complete (nothing held back)

Both are free

And sent directly to your inbox:

How Many?

No matter what they try, so many people spend their lives not losing Weight, or in unfulfilling Relationships, or with Money problems or a Stalled career?

But one, eye-widening moment can begin leaving that pain behind

* Imagine seeing the present and past in an instant and knowing that it is no longer you

* Imagine taking control over that part of your life

* And imagine the relief of knowing that you are finally moving on, once and for all.

Click this link and get your free techniques:

Discover Your Insights

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For more ideas on bring on abundance: https://chopra.com/articles/10-steps-to-develop-an-abundance-mindset

Book: Psycho Cypernetics by Maxwell Maltz - "Our self-image has control over our ability to achieve (or fail to achieve) a goal."

And 6 more tips:


The very foundation of personal improvement is self-care/self-love. At this link:


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