8 STEPS FROM REVELATION TO MANIFESTATION !
by Kara Johnstad
There are 8 steps I use to manifest all my albums, concerts and big projects,
and today, I share them with you. Enjoy!
Step 1: REVELATION
Ah, you have a brilliant idea for a new song or a new business.
Your passion awakens.
Step 2: INTENTION
You say to the world: “…this is not a passing fancy. My revelation is important. It has a purpose. I intend to take this one step further!”
Intention focuses our thought from one in a zillion to ONE that we want to follow through on. It gives the idea power. We hone in and focus on owning our inner voice.
Plant the seed!
How this seed grows, depends on how we create the next steps.
Step 3: ELIMINATION
We can learn a lot from Mother Nature. She plants her seeds in darkness. And yet most of us think: “PLANT your dream and you can see them grow.”
Focused mainly on Intention, Attention and Action, yet, we ask ourselves time and time again:
Why am I in constant overwhelm?
Why are my actions not having the intended impact?
It is at this point that many people stop.
Our intentions are clear.
YET, we forget: one of the MOST IMPORTANT STEPS …ELIMINATION.
STEP 3 is a critical success factor! Mother Nature teaches us: the seed pushes itself through the darkness and dirt. Soiled, it is constantly moving and clearing a path as it heads towards the light and shakes off old dust.
To clear out our junk and de-clutter our lives is an often forgotten part of the process. Things that we give attention grow. This is why it is SO IMPORTANT to do step three first.
IT KEEPS US OUT OF OVERWHELM:
WEED the Garden before you water it.
Cut out things and people that drain you!
Start small and with time learn to LET GO BIG.
Step 4: ATTENTION
Create a daily practice of honoring your intentions by consciously giving them attention.
create your destiny!
I start my day with a ritual of candle light and gratitude. It puts me in the right mind set and focuses my attention on the things I love and want to create in my life. Our attention is one of the most powerful tools we have. Think of it like caring daily for your garden. Find the ritual that works for you.
Step 5: INTEGRATION
Learn to pull from different areas of life and allow wisdom to guide you. We are working always with our Body – Mind – Spirit systems. Be willing to integrate and if needed change your mindsets to include new paradigms of thinking to create a bigger picture.
Allow yourself time to chillax.
The powerful changes that are occurring in your life need time to integrate.
Step 6: DECISION
Making a clear decision is hard for most people.
Yet, decision making is key to being successful.
Every day we are asked to make decisions as to what direction we want to go, and which direction our project is to take. BE COURAGEOUS. You only waver if both options are equally good. There are many approaches:
In modern western civilizations the credo is that big decisions should not be left to chance or intuition. Decisions should be thoroughly thought out and evaluated to ensure the best action is taken. When you make the effort to write down all the pros and cons, you are actually forcing your brain to realize all the positive and negative aspects of the decision.
As far as I am concerned, I have come to appreciate the “stomach art” – as the Japanese call it. This means: “trust your gut instincts” while making a decision.
Following your inner voice and intuition isn’t some “airy-fairy” concept that has no place in your life and your business. It’s the exact opposite! Well, that is, if you’re interested in making a difference in this world and running a successful business, as a heart based entrepreneur.
If you still feel totally paralyzed to make the decision, simply relax and flip a coin.
Heads or Tails frees up your energy and brings a smile to your face. Remember this:
Life is a mystery and we do not know which path is best.
Make the decision and move on.
You are always free to make a new decision!
Step 7: ACTION
This is clear. You have to move! I tend to be very impatient with artists who talk about the books they always wanted to write or the leading roles they always wanted to play.
Walk your Talk!
Allow yourselves to climb onto stage and sing one song, knowing that next time it will be a whole concert. Write a chapter a month and at the end of 12 months you will have your book. YOU MUST TAKE ACTION for your dreams to become MANIFEST!
Step 8: MANIFESTATION!
YOU DID IT! You birthed one of your many revelations. There is one line of the Lord’s Prayer I adore: “On earth as it is in heaven.” My greatest belief is that we are given a physical body to learn how to manifest. We are given talents and gifts so that we can give back to the world.
In living our highest potential the world becomes filled with beauty and truth.
Our lives are enriched and we revel in it.
If you have an insight that you would like to birth into the world this year, simply follow these GREAT EIGHT STEPS and make your dreams manifest.
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Kara Johnstad is a creative visionary, transformational catalyst and a powerful voice in the time and age of transition. She is a singer / songwriter, creator of The Essence Radio Show™, and founder of the Voice Your Essence Mastery Program™. If you are ready to take your voice and your world to the next level, visit www.karajohnstad.com and sign up for a F.R.E.E. subscription of her weekly eZine.