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An Affirmation Formula for Intentionally Raising Your Vibration

Less than a week until All Hallow’s Eve…I bet there are a few ghosts and goblins haunting your neck of the woods, waiting for the big day.

Great news! A special event you don’t want to miss…
You have probably heard that researchers say we only use about 10% of our brain, a very low number!  Imagine the amazing things we could accomplish if we tapped into the other 90% of our brain?  Or even if were able to utilize even 20% of our brains?  Powerful thought, isn’t it?
So, the other day my friend and colleague Anisa Aven emailed to let me know that she (along with 11 others!) is taking part in this fantastic Law of Attraction eventClick Here

They are hosting a twelve week teleseminar series on the Law of Attraction.  They’ve lined up twelve of the leading law of attraction experts to teach us how to attract serious wealth and prosperity into our lives.Now here is the best part about the series, it doesn’t cost a thing to listen to the calls!  So of course I’ve signed up for the 12 week series, and I’d love to ‘see’ you there as well.  Click on the link below to check it out:Click Here

On another note, I’m excited to be doing some advertising on (if you decide to apply – it’s F*RE*E – please let them know I referred you!) and also with  As always, my appreciation to YOU for sharing this journey with me!

See below for an article from Anisa Aven on ‘An Affirmation Formula for Intentionally Raising Your Vibration’… Enjoy!  Wishing you a peaceful, productive, and joyous week!



“The strongest single factor in prosperity consciousnessis self-esteem: believing you can do it, believing


you deserve it, believing you will get it.”~ Jerry Gillies, Author and workshop leader


An Affirmation Formula for Intentionally Raising Your Vibration by Anisa Aven


Here’s an affirmation formula that I’ve developed for my clients that literally walks you up the vibrational map, from negativity to peace.My formula was inspired by Dr. David Hawkin’s monumental work (Levels of Human Consciousness) in his book, Power VS. Force. I’ve indicated the level of consciousness (LoC) of each step to the right below. Without getting into too much detail here, let me just state that 200, the level of courage, is the first positive level of consciousness.Anything less than a consciousness level of 200, and what you really want CANNOT manifest. Therefore, use this formula to walk yourself up from a consciousness that is unproductive and limiting to a consciousness (and vibration) that actually has the energetic potential to create what you really want in your life.


I’ve applied the formula to the “negative environment” situation below. As you’re reading the following, notice how the affirmations literally alter your energy from a weaker attractor field (frustration) to a stronger attractor field (joy and peace) with each step.


“What do I want?” What do I believe this “desire” will give to me that I don’t now have, or that I want more of?

EXAMPLE: “I want to feel better. I want to experience Peace in my home. I want LOVE, COMPASSION, and OPTIMISM. I want harmony now!”


Put your foot down! Refuse to put any further attention upon negative, limited, or self-righteous thoughts that only add to the problem.

EXAMPLE: “That’s it!!!! I’ve had enough! I put my foot down on my part in this problem. I put my foot down on negative thoughts. I refuse to engage in the negativity from this point forward.”


Muster your courage and be proud of yourself.

EXAMPLE: “I am proud of myself. I am capable of doing anything I put my mind to. If there has ever been anyone on this planet that has done this before, then I can do it too. I AM Courageous. I AM Bold. I courageously do what needs to be done with zest and enthusiasm. I courageously and openly choose to face whatever may be necessary to create health, vitality, peace and harmony NOW! I choose to be courageously intentional with my thoughts.”


Breathe in a willingness to be open, make mistakes, and be accepting and SurRender to the Divine Order of life.

EXAMPLE: “I AM willing to get it wrong. I AM willing to make mistakes; take risks; screw things up. I AM willing to have this be easy. I AM Willing to do what needs to be done. I AM willing to focus on the positive. I AM willing to be responsible for all of my experiences from this point forward. I AM neutral. I confidently surrender to the Divine Order of life, and whatever happens, happens for a reason. I choose to be at Peace with it, now and from this point forward. I SurRender to the worst case scenario – if that happens, so be it – I’ll survive. I SurRender to the best case scenario – if that happens, so be it – I’ll survive. I AM Willing. I AM Neutral. I completely and totally trust in the Divine Plan and let it go now!”


What you want is already yours – accept it, now.

EXAMPLE: “I choose to put my attention on the experience of PEACE in my home. I intend to feel at peace no matter what my external circumstances. I choose Love. I intend to be LOVING even when those around me cannot choose it. I choose JOY. I intend to be joyous even in the face of negativity. I choose compassion. I intend to be compassionate at all cost. I accept Peace now. I live the essence of peace in all that I do. I accept Peace as my experience now. I anticipate it. I embrace it. I now SEE joy in my home. I now SEE LOVE all around me. I now SEE PEACE. I expect this to be my experience from this point forward. I trust that it is a SURE THING. I trust the Universe to deliver PEACE to me now and I anticipate it fully. Reason tells me that the Universal Law of Attraction works in ALL cases, therefore if I want it, and allow it – it is. I embrace this truth now and let it go. Reason also tells me that the Universe is impartial; therefore, if it has ever been created by anyone else on this planet then it is now manifesting for me as well. I embrace this and stand strong on the scientifically proven truth that like energy seeks like energy. I therefore accept Peace in my home and I embrace PEACE as my primary mode of operation. I AM Peace, therefore I experience Peace. ”


Supercharge your vibration and desire with gratitude and the ultimate vibration of love.

EXAMPLE: “I am grateful to now completely and totally experience peace in my home and with my family. Joy fills my heart and I revel in the overflow of love that permeates my every experience. I am sublime. I see where I can express and share love and I do so easily now. I am loving. I am joyous. I am grateful.”

This 6-tiered formula can be applied in any situation and especially when you KNOW you’re really ready to transcend lower level negativity. It was designed to take our energy (the vibrational attractor field that we are presently engaged in) and intentionally walk us up to a stronger, more powerful and intentional attractor field; one more in alignment with what we really want.

Most instructions for “affirmations” suggest simply saying, “I already have this.” This instruction still applies IF you can sincerely believe what you’re affirming. However, the reason most people have little to no success with affirmations is because they simply by-pass their true beliefs and feelings about a subject and their vibration simply can’t jump the canyon!

Affirmations are powerful tools for manifesting your dreams. When used to change a belief like in the above example, they become one of the most powerful provisions we have for rapid growth and personal fulfillment.

Peace reigns supreme, now!

© Copyright, 2008, CreataVision Enterprises and Anisa Aven, all rights reserved.

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“The stream will carry you. All you’ve got to do, is let go of the oars. All you’ve got to do is stop the resistance, which means stop the justifying, stop the defending, stop the haranguing, stop the incessant complaining, stop beating the drum of what you don’t want. But most important, make a decision that you care how you feel. And don’t be willing to put up with feelings that don’t feel good.It’s amazing how willing you are to feel so much worse than you really should feel. The movies you choose. The things you watch on television. The things you say about each other! The disrespect that you have for yourself! … You use so many excuses to separate yourself from Who You Are.We want to enliven you to the conscious awareness that you’re supposed to feel good. And that Who You Really Are DOES feel really good. We want you to feel the thrill bumps and the goose bumps that are always present when you come into alignment. We want you to feel the clarity and stamina and vigorous nature of your being.”
~ Excerpted from Abraham-Hicks, Washington DC, 10-20-07



“Not what we have but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.”

~ John Petit-Senn

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Approve Your Way To Abundance

I hope this post finds you bountifully celebrating the harvest season (or springtime, depending upon where you are in the world)!

I’m excited to be starting Elyse Hope Killoran’s Prosperity Partnership Program tomorrow, and I hope to be sharing with you some of the insights and a-ha’s that I receive in the program. My appreciation to YOU for sharing this journey with me!

This post includes an article from my friend and colleague Cathleen Campbell of Living Harmony on ‘Approving Your Way to Abundance’…Enjoy!

EnJOY a magnificent and miraculous week!



“I think that whenever soul is present, it’s because what you’re doing, whom you’re with, where you are, evokes love without your thinking about it. You are totally absorbed in the place or person or event, without ego and without judgment.”

~ Jean Shinoda Bolen


Approve Your Way to Abundance
by Cathleen Campbell

It never fails. No matter what the challenge they are working on with me, the moment I ask a talented, good-looking, accomplished and seemingly successful client if they approve of themselves they shake their head and  squint their eyes in confusion. Of course! they approve of themselves, they opine, don’t the hours in the gym and office prove that? Ask a client who is working on their physical appearance, health or a lack of loving  relationships in their life, and the reaction can be even more emotionally intense.

No matter who we are, the frustration of all the conscious and physical effort we put in and the lack of desired results we get when we disapprove becomes either overwhelming or defeating.

“The truth will set you free.
But first, it will piss you off.”

~ Gloria Steinem

Finding out that we’ve been sabotaging even our greatest efforts can be confusing, upsetting and even maddening.

But the truth is that the simple act of disapproving is one of the single most destructive and wasteful things we can do.

Just as the concept of forgiveness is often misunderstood, the process of approving is confusing as well. Forgiveness is not a blank slate, or a condoning of the offense. It may seem like semantics, but learning what it really is and how to apply it can literally change our life.   In the same way, approving is not an encouragement to experience more negativity, it’s not rationalizing. Learning how to approve of yourself and others will help you grease the wheels of your own creations.

Especially here in the West, we have a long tradition of righting wrongs, striving to correct imbalances and fixing things that are broken. A long time ago we came to believe that thinking negatively about something will somehow change it into the positive. We developed and nurtured a strong belief system that the more something inspires us to feel badly, the more force we’ll be able to muster against it which will help us overcome it. It’s a powerful draw, the desire to change that which offends us.

The challenge is of course that while we have so many examples of how we fought the good fight and won, from an energetic standpoint we know that that these concepts are actually a misuse of our power and the power of the universe! While we have achieved some astounding successes in the face of overwhelming negativity by using our force, we are in fact making it more difficult and creating more problems for ourselves than is necessary.

When we disapprove of something or someone, we aren’t rejecting them or the vibration of negativity at all. Rather, we are actually grabbing hold of the very thing we don’t want. What we resist…persists!

We are in effect saying to the universe “see this, this thing I don’t like? Could you please keep this going because I’ve accepted it into my reality…” and the result is that the person, thing or event we are disapproving of simply MUST continue in order to maintain receiving our disapproval!

The way we have used force to overcome negativity in our history is not proof that positive vibrations resulting from positive thoughts, feelings and actions doesn’t work.

It’s proof that the weight of vibrational frequency in those instances merely shifted slowly. At first the majority of the vibrational frequency was resonating with negativity, disharmony. As we became aware and dwelt on the negative, it grew, sustained and festered. Once the decision was made to change the negative, the shift began…but slowly.

The main attention was on the what is “now,” with a mere wish for what could be. As the intensity of attention shifted from what is to what could be, so did the vibrational frequency and thus the resulting reality. Finally, when the balance of energy shifted enough from negative to the other end of the spectrum, eventually the weight of attention had gained enough momentum and the resulting reality appeared to have changed rather quickly. In reality, it was shifting all along from the very first moment attention was given to what could be.

Of course it’s entirely impossible to give approval to those people, situations and things that are giving us pain. It seems that it would add to the wrongs if we gave our approval to someone who continually abused us. But we’re not talking about leaning in for another slap when we speak of turning the other cheek. Perhaps the wording could have been better crafted, but the meaning if you look for it and understand energy is clear and true. By removing the hurt part, and returning to the scene in a strong and clear way, we release the energy that we were disapproving of in the first place.

So if righting wrongs and fixing the broken things is such bad manifesting, why have we developed this pattern? Because it feels pretty darn good in the end, and we love a good high. Living in a state of self-disapproval, it feels good to shift the focus of blame for just a bit. Between enjoying the reprieve from the disapproval spotlight, and the desire to feel the adrenaline burn, we’re almost more comfortable with negative energy than turning to the positive.

Yet just because something is an accepted pattern does not make it valid or true.

Manifesting is much like the process of flying a plane. While the pretty travel brochures show a simple line connecting the departure and arrival points, the reality of flight is anything but a straight line. The job of the pilot is to course correct, repeatedly until safely reaching the desired destination. It would be ludicrous for a pilot to say, “Oh darn…we’re a few degrees off course…I guess we have to stop and go back to our starting point now.”  If they did, we’d never get anywhere!

The same is true with us. But as we move through our days, our projects, our relationships, endeavoring to create our dreams drawing us from where we begin to our desired destination we tend more to abandon the course rather than correct it.

Approval is noticing where you are, realistically, and still supporting yourself and others. It’s learning to compliment those things we did do well, while clearly being reasonable about making the changes we still need in order to successfully complete the journey or create our dream.

Of course as with all self-growth knowledge, understanding the concepts consciously is far different from actually being able to apply them in our own lives. The stuck energy of our painful traumas, negative beliefs and misconceptions have to be cleared first in order for us to be open to learning how to implement the concept of giving approval to ourselves and others. Once we do, however, life suddenly seems to slide easily into place as our vibration moves from one of force to attraction, one of tightness to openness. And being open is the only way we can actually receive.

Learning how to approve of yourself and others may seem a daunting challenge, given how amazingly annoying, absurd, hurtful and difficult both we and they can be. But as you clear yourself of your own disapproval, you may find the disapproval you held for others organically shifting away too.

And in the process, so you’ll increase the momentum of your positive manifestations – everything from a better bathing-suit body to higher sales, more loving relationships and access to your creative genius – all increasingly magnetized to you.

About the Author:
Cathleen Campbell of Living Harmony teaches individual clients, groups and organizations the internal and external environmental energy tools we all need to clear the stuck energy keeping us blocked from creating and attracting the success, prosperity and wellbeing we seek in our personal, professional and spiritual lives. For more information about services, products and programs, please visit our Book Sessions page. Additional helpful information about manifesting and energy can be found throughout this site and a list of Frequently Asked Questions or the Sample Client Profiles may provide the information you need to begin learning to manifest your own desires in Living Harmony.


“It is our desire that while you are in these magnificent bodies,
that you are able to relax more and resist less
that you are able to allow more and fuss and worry less
that you can find ways of praising more and complaining less
of basking more and struggling less
of flowing more and paddling less
of laughing more and crying less.

That you can find ways of relaxing into the knowing that you are just
right, in the right place, at the right time.
That there is not some bandwagon that you need to get on.
Or, not some thing that you need to do differently than what
you are doing.

We so want you to just melt into bed tonight, as you put yourself there
and feel the warm embrace of Source Energy wrapping around you
and through you — feeling nothing but appreciation and love for your
willingness to play in this co-creative game with all of us.

There is great love here for you. As always, we remain eternally and
joyously incomplete!”

~ Excerpted from Abraham-Hicks, Los Angeles, CA 2/2/08


“People ask what must they become to be loving. The answer is ‘nothing.’ It is a process of letting go of what you thought you had become and allowing your true nature to float to the surface naturally.”

~ Stephen Levine

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Thanksgiving Greetings from Canada!

Warm Thanksgiving Greetings from Canada!

We’ll be having a big Thanksgiving turkey dinner today with all the trimmings…mindful of the countless ways that we are blessed. My appreciation to YOU for sharing this journey with me!

This post includes an article from my friend and colleague Michele Wahlder on creating deeper fulfillment at work, and one from Dr. Cynthia Miller entitled Explore Your Infinite Vastness, Release Your Limitations, Experience Your Abundance…Enjoy!

Create a magical, marvelous week!


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“Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.”

~ Dr. Christiane Northrup

3 Tips to Creating Deeper Fulfillment at Work
by Michele Wahlder

Did you know that the average American will spend 96,400 hours at work in his or her lifetime? That’s a lot of time, especially if that average American is unfulfilled or dissatisfied with their job.

If you’re finding yourself in a less than savory work situation, here are three tips you can start to apply to your job (and your life) today, to create more meaning, deeper satisfaction and greater opportunities at work.

1. Give up your victim mentality – Take an active role in seeking happiness in the here and now. Many of us are tempted to think, “If only________ would happen or be different at work, I would be happy.” We can NOT act like victims of our work situations, putting our happiness on hold for things outside of our control. What you can change is your attitude (which you can control) about your career, as it is now. Then, with a healthier perspective, you can be a “victor” and take the next right steps for yourself.

2. Practice an attitude of gratitude – Practicing gratitude is an excellent way to refocus your mind toward what is positive in your life and in your work. We all have something that we can feel grateful for. Does your current job provide you with money for the necessities of life? Do you have a least one co-worker that you look forward to greeting each morning? Did your heart continue to beat while you slept last night? These basics that we all can easily take for granted need to be acknowledged daily. Begin looking for people, places, or things to be grateful for throughout the day. It will cultivate a spirit of appreciation within you and redirect your mind and your heart towards what is working for you.

3. Create YOUR Day. Perhaps your job, by its very nature, doesn’t give you opportunities to use your strongest talents or natural abilities. Create those opportunities yourself. “My job didn’t offer much in the ways of creativity,” says my client, Lisa. “So I cooked up my own ways to express myself. I initiated an employee relations bulletin board and designed some new training programs, instead of the ol’ run of the mill ones they’d used for years.” If your passion is people, and you’re crunching numbers, you might look for opportunities throughout the day to connect with others, in the break room, with clients on the phone, or by facilitating an icebreaker at the next staff meeting.

Grandma Moses said “Life is what you make it, always has been, always will.” Well, guess what? The same applies to work!

About the Author: Michele Wahlder’s primary mission is to empower people to create renewed passion, purpose and direction, tap into their hidden dreams and fully step into their highest vision of themselves. With over 15 years of experience as a life coach, career counselor, corporate performance consultant, and psychotherapist, Michele brings an extraordinarily rich combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities into every aspect of her coaching business. She works with a diverse clientele ranging from women in career transition and individuals with relationship challenges, to corporate executives at Fortune 100 companies and families dealing with chronic health conditions. To learn more, visit, or call 214-823-LIFE (5433).
©2007 Michele Wahlder

Explore Your Infinite Vastness, Release Your Limitations, Experience Your Abundance by Dr Cynthia Miller

The Truth is that you are a vast, limitless being who chose to come to earth and be in a body. During the process of trying to squish this vastness into a small body you needed to choose some limitations in order to fit into a human form. It is all a grand game and you decided which limitations you would play with. As you accept who you really are, a vast limitless creator, then the game and your life take on a new dimension. Instead of struggling, feeling unworthy and fake, you can experience and live from a place of our Expanded Self.

The game of this life flips on its end; the rules are totally opposite what they were before. As the creator of your limitations, you can claim back the power you gave to those limitations and use that energy and power to expand your consciousness.

As a tiny child, you needed all your limitations so you could learn to function on earth. Imagine taking infinite vastness and trying to put all of that in a body – quite a remarkable task. So you chose to keep some parts of your magnificence and to leave, limit, hide or deny other parts of your magnificence. It is how you decided to play the game of life. When you grasp that you are the creator, you can then take back your power, otherwise you are a victim of circumstance.

Shame, guilt, panic, terror, anger, and rage are all ways you have created to hide who you are. When you go beyond these limitations what is revealed is the truth of who you are – a magnificent abundant being. All the fears that stop you from living big and being in an Expanded State are the pointers to your freedom. Follow the fear to its core; there you will burst into the Truth of who you are. As you bring Radical Gratitude to those fears and stuck places, you will find the gift of your magnificence.

I invite you to take this opportunity to explore this new depth of transformation in your life.

Author’s Bio: Visit to receive your Free copy of The Gift of Gratitude. Dr Miller is a pioneer and groundbreaker in the fields of cellular transformation and deep transformative change. She received a PhD in the Psychology of Change and Cellular Transformation in 1985, and has spent over twenty-five years as a psychotherapist and later as a consultant exploring the cellular structures of thousands of people, assisting them to live in greater health, prosperity, joy and delight.

“Appreciate: to see the nature of or to increase the value of.”
Love and appreciation are synonymous. Appreciation is the feeling of being in love. It is the feeling you have when you see someone and you feel like you are moving through one another. It’s the feeling you have when you are looking at the innocence of a child and feeling his power and beauty.

Appreciation is the vibration of being who you are. It’s the absence of resistance or doubt, fear, self denial or hatred of others. It’s the absence of everything that feels bad and the presence of everything that feels good. As you focus more and more on it, it calls you to it in a very powerful way.

Gratitude is different: In gratitude, often you are looking at a struggle that you’ve overcome. You are happy you are no longer in the struggle. But you are still messing with that vibration a little bit. It’s the difference between inspiration, which is being called to who you are, and motivation, which is trying to make yourself go somewhere.

Appreciate is “vibrational alignment with who I have become. It’s me being in sync with the whole of that which I am. It’s seeing whatever I’m looking at through the eyes of source.”

You could walk down a crowded street with things that others would criticize or even worry about and you would not have access to that because your vibration is picking out for you things of a different vibrational nature. A state of appreciate is a state of Godliness. A state of appreciation is who you were the day you were born and it is who you will be the moment you die. If we were standing in your physical shoes, we would make this our quest in every moment.

But the tricky thing is sometimes you can’t get a whiff of bliss from where you are. So we say:

* If you’re in despair, follow your revenge; it’s downstream

* If you’re in revenge, follow your hatred; it’s downstream

* If you’re in hatred, follow your anger; it’s downstream

* If you’re in anger, follow your frustration; it’s downstream

* If you’re in frustration, follow your hope; it’s downstream

* If you’re in hope, now you are in the vicinity of appreciation.

Now begin making lists of things that you feel good about. Fill your notebooks full of them. Make lists of positive aspects. Make lists of things you love.

Contrast helps you to identify desire. Desire is summoning, it’s always flowing through you. You have the opportunity of opening to the harmony of the vibration of your desire or not. As the desires are being summoned through you and you go with the flow, you thrive, but if you use things to be your excuse for not going with the flow, you are arguing for your limitations. We want to show you how to go with the flow, which means nothing more than finding vibrational harmony with your own desire and letting the Universal Energy that your desire is summoning to it flow through you.
It is optimum creative experience.

— Excerpted from Abraham-Hicks, Silver Spring, MD, 10/21/00

“Generally, appreciation means some blend of thankfulness, admiration, approval, and gratitude. In the financial world, something that ‘appreciates’ grows in value. With the power tool of appreciation, you get the benefit of both perspectives: as you learn to be consistently thankful and approving, your life will grow in value.”

~ Doc Childre and Howard Martin

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“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”

~ Melody Beattie