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Carolyn Boyes

Tap into the power of the universe to live your best life

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'The Art of Manifesting' by Carolyn Boyes is a practical guide to making the Law of Attraction work in your life. It offers actionable tools and techniques to help you manifest your dreams and desires.

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    Step 1: Decide what you really want

    Think of the most beautiful painting or sculpture you’ve ever seen. Now consider what it was before — just a blank canvas or block of raw material. Similar to how the artist brought their masterpiece to life, you can do the same with your future. It starts with a clear vision, which is the first step to manifesting.

    Do you know what you truly want the most in life? If not, try the following exercise. 

    Take about five minutes and ease into a calm, rested state with your eyes closed. Relax your breathing. Use all of your senses to take in the moment. Now, imagine a radiant light entering your body, moving from head to toe, then expanding throughout the universe. Ask yourself what your heart truly desires in the entire world, and take note of any thoughts or observations that enter your mind. Pull the light back in and conclude the exercise. 

    If that doesn’t work for you, another practice is to sort your life into categories, such as love life, home, job and so on. How do you feel about each category? Rate them and note what needs improvement and why.

    Once you’ve identified your strongest desires, write them down as if you already have them. Make sure the statement you write is a positive one. Since the universe responds to the content of your thoughts, you must state what you want, not what you don’t. And if the signal you’re giving says what you want is already here, the energy will line up to make it so.

    For example, if you want a loving relationship, you’d write “I am in a loving relationship,” not “I want to stop having such bad luck at dating.” 

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    What is The Art of Manifesting about?

    The Art of Manifesting (2023) is a handy guide to the practice of manifesting, or bringing the life you envision into reality. Packed with actionable advice and easy exercises, it shows how you can start to tune into the universe and transform your life. 

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    The Art of Manifesting (2021) by Carolyn Boyes introduces readers to the power of manifesting their desires and creating the life they want. Here's why this book is worth reading:

    • Packed with practical techniques, it provides readers with actionable steps to manifest their goals and dreams.
    • Combining spiritual concepts with scientific research, the book offers a well-rounded approach to manifestation that appeals to a wide range of readers.
    • Through real-life stories and examples, the book brings the concepts to life, engaging and captivating readers throughout the journey of manifestation.

    Who should read The Art of Manifesting?

    • Anyone looking to change their life
    • People curious about what manifesting is 
    • Those who know about manifesting and want to improve

    About the Author

    Carolyn Boyes is an author, speaker and practitioner in hypnosis and neuro-linguistic programming. She has over 20 years’ experience around the world in helping people change their lives. 

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    The main message of The Art of Manifesting is that we have the power to create the life we desire by harnessing the power of our thoughts and intentions.

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    Is The Art of Manifesting a good book? Is it worth reading?

    The Art of Manifesting is a valuable read for anyone interested in manifesting their desires. It offers practical techniques and inspiring stories to help you manifest a life you love.

    Who is the author of The Art of Manifesting?

    The author of The Art of Manifesting is Carolyn Boyes.

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