The importance of expectation: We all dream or make plans for what we want in life and many of us who are fans of the Law of Attraction are masters in visualisation techniques, setting goals and repeating affirmations.
However, it is all very well to ASK for what you want, but are you allowing it in? The art of allowing is one of the most important parts of The Law of Attraction and one I often have to explain in detail to my coaching clients.
You can set hundreds of goals for yourself and set yourself endless lists of action steps, but if you don’t believe it is possible, or you doubt it would happen, then it simply will continue to just be a dream or a goal. Remember, the law of attraction is always at work, so if you don’t believe it will happen – then the universe will just bring you more experiences that support that belief that it won’t happen!
I see this frequently in the thousands of sales pitches that offer people ‘A million dollar Coaching Business’ or ‘The Next Get Rich Quick Scheme’. Yes, it may be fairly easy for many of us to FEEL the excitement of this idea, but how many people really believe deep down that it can actually happen for them? How many people fully expect to fulfil this desire for themselves? How many people after attending these courses actually expect results for themselves?
The positive feelings of hope, belief, certainty and expectation are fundamental to the achievement of your desires. When you are able to feel the expectation of your desire becoming your reality then you have successfully closed the gap on asking for what you want and actually receiving what you want.
For Example, Let’s say you have a goal to make $100,000. You set a goal and start to work on making it happen. Unfortunately, unless you also work on your underlying beliefs that it can or will happen for you, then it is not likely that you will be holding that $100,000 in your hand anytime soon!
The key is to ‘close the gap’ on your goal and your expectation or belief that you will receive it. This process will be different for each and every one of us and will depend on how much resistance we hold about fully achieving our desires or expecting to get exactly what we want in life.
Lisa Phillips is a Confidence Coach and Professional Speaker based in Sydney. Lisa is also the author of ‘The Confidence Coach’ book.