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Esther and Jerry Hicks

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    Open up your life with a magnetic mind

    Ever thought of your mind as a magnet? Well, the law of attraction suggests your thoughts have magnetic properties. They can pull in experiences that match their frequency.

    Think of it this way: Whether sunny or stormy, your thoughts send a unique signal into the universe. These signals act like homing beacons, drawing in experiences that resonate with them. When your thoughts are on the positive side of the spectrum, you send out a ‘good vibes only’ signal. The result? You start to notice more good stuff happening. On the other hand, if your thoughts are down in the dumps, let's say you might find yourself attracting a storm cloud or two.

    The authors present an interesting perspective in their teachings: While you see yourself as a physical being in a physical world, there's more to you than what meets the eye. They suggest you're an extension of a non-physical source energy – aka your ‘inner being.’ You may also call it your ‘higher self’ or ‘soul.’ No matter what you call it, this broader, older and wiser non-physical part of you is said to guide you throughout your life. Think of it as your very own life compass.

    What does your inner being have to do with the power of thoughts? Well, your mental powerhouse enables you to broadcast your thoughts into the universe. In line with the principle of 'like attracts like,' these thought signals work like magnets, pulling toward you the experiences that match your thoughts' frequency.

    What's amazing about this whole scenario is that you're the one holding this magnetic power. You're the maestro conducting this orchestra of thoughts and experiences. Your inner being is simply your own cheerleader, always ready to hype you up into doing better.

    To put mental magnetism into practice and reap its reward, you’ve got to first train your mind. Start by observing your thoughts, then intentionally steering them toward the positive. Celebrate small daily wins, express gratitude along the way and practice optimism every chance you get. You're polishing your mental magnet, making it more powerful and attractive. 

    Remember, the more you focus on the good, the more positivity you'll bring into your life. Whether aiming for success at work, happiness in relationships or something unique like a new, fulfilling hobby, your thoughts can help you magnetize your desires. Tune in to the positive and see where it leads you.

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    What is The Law of Attraction about?

    The Law of Attraction (2006) shows how you can use a fundamental law of the universe – the law of attraction – to manifest the life you always wanted. It explains what laws govern the world around us and how, once we understand them, we can use them to our own advantage.

    Who should read The Law of Attraction?

    • People who want to bring their ideal life to reality
    • Lovers of alternative theories about the universe
    • Positive thinkers in need of a little boost

    About the Author

    Esther Hicks is an American inspirational speaker and the best-selling author of books such as Money, and the Power of Attraction and The Vortex. She also appeared in the first release of the movie The Secret

    Jerry Hicks (1936-2011) was an American author who co-wrote over a dozen books with Esther Hicks. In writing these books they – in their own words – channeled from a group of non-physical entities called Abraham.

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