Consider: How can we make dramatic improvement in our life for 2011 using the LOA?

asked 31 Dec '10, 05:27

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edited 31 Dec '10, 11:22

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I don't make resolutions because they tend to be things I think I 'should' do and therefore I instantly don't want to do them.

I choose a word for the year instead and it works much better for me; last year I chose Independence and for 2011 I'm choosing Expansion, which is already happening so must've been the right choice!

A word for the year feels like more of a comfort and a guide than something I think I have to do to be a better person. I'd definitely recommend giving it a try. :)


answered 31 Dec '10, 10:51

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This is a nice idea.....really enjoyed your comment.

(31 Dec '10, 19:44) LeeAnn 1

I will most definitely give it a try, very inspiring. Thank you, and Happy New Year!

(01 Jan '11, 06:47) Inactive User ♦♦

Hi Vee

Do you remember back on the New Year’s Eve on 2010 when you made those resolutions?

Isn't it amazing that today at this very moment you NOW stand having accomplished all those goals you set for yourself back on Dec 31st 2010!

How does it feel to have actually become this new person?

How did you do it?

What steps did you take to make this amazing transition?

Describe in detail to yourself who you are NOW since you have successfully accomplished those resolutions you set for yourself back in 2010.

Better yet write them down so that you can look back from time to time as to how far you have changed.


answered 31 Dec '10, 05:39

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Actually, I like your suggestions, and I will follow through on them, and I will remember to list them for 2011 New Years Eve! Thank you.

(31 Dec '10, 06:36) Inactive User ♦♦

Hi Vee. Actually my suggestion was NOT to put them off to the 2011 New Year’s Eve. I am giving you a picture of how your resolutions must exist within your consciousness NOW in order for the connected opportunities of manifestation to "magically" appear. What you want must exist in your mind as if it has already happened. Work on the details of your manifestation backwards from a place where it has already happened. I was trying to show you how that would appear.

(31 Dec '10, 15:11) The Traveller

Got it the first time around, and I am actually doing what you have mentioned now, I do keep a back Log, you should try it also, good stuff! Thank you.

(01 Jan '11, 06:54) Inactive User ♦♦

Vee. My humble apologies for my erroneous assumption, and thank you for your advice!

(04 Jan '11, 02:36) The Traveller
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I have a new years resolution that never fails.
It is to not make any new years resolutions
Happy New Years!
To all IQ'ers


answered 31 Dec '10, 08:51

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If it works, why not? Thank you, and Happy New Year!

(01 Jan '11, 06:56) Inactive User ♦♦

I tend to agree with the others on this and don't set New Years Resolutions anymore. I prefer to take small incremental steps throughout the year for my own personal growth. In the past I've set goals and deadlines and they become more of a chore and quite frankly I just don't have the motivation to follow through. Now I find I'm preferring to use processes like Stingray's Manifesting Experiment 1 : The ‘Manifesting Box’ Method - How to get what you want effortlessly. The enticement being obviously the word 'effortlessly - I'm beginning to realize that when we make things more fun rather than a chore, there's no procrastination and the results are in 'the proof of the pudding'.

I also love Aquamarine's idea about using a word. I've done this myself, but have just taken a word for a few weeks that I feel resonates with my growth potential at the moment and focused my attention on that word until I feel I've incorporated what I need from it.


answered 31 Dec '10, 14:23

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edited 31 Dec '10, 14:43

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Good point Michaela - sometimes maybe more than one word might be necessary for a whole year!

(31 Dec '10, 16:46) aquamarine

I understand totally, and what you have said taking small steps, is a very wise thing to do.

I also love using Stingray Manifesting Box Method, it works for me! Thank you.

(01 Jan '11, 07:04) Inactive User ♦♦

Here is why I do not think NY resolutions work.

First of all they are situations that people THINK they want to resolve in some imaginary "future point" in our human time line. I stress THINK they want to do or change but they certainly do NOT. This is the most socially accepted form of procrastination there is.

If one decides to quit smoking on december 10th then start December 10th, not January 1st.

What people THINK they want and what thy really what are not the same at all. Simply because of the gift of now and the power of the human mind. The most powerful tool in the universe is the human mind not the brain but the mind. The intelligence that lives in every cell of your body.

When someone tells me they WANT to quit this or do that, I tell them they do not. Saying you want to or will try to is already accepting defeat and you are well on the path to non-success. Anything that you very well have the ability to do you can do if you WILL TO. Smoking is my favorite one (and yes I used to smoke). I tell people that "that inanimate object has more power than you?" I tell them it is ok to admit that you do not want to quit but be realistic, when you want to you just will. We all only do what we want and do not do what we want simply because our actions prove it so.

Your true sacred source inside of you does not understand linear time. It only knows NOW. Your ego on the other hand uses "time" to make itself feel better about poor me in the past or it will be better in the future.

As Yoda once said in a galaxy far far away.

"Do or not do there is no try" and I would add, Do or not do, succeed or do not succeed, then if needed do again.

I have lost 75 lbs, Quit smoking and Quit drinking (what a wreck huh? not really lol) all at different times. How? I never "TRIED"

“Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us. Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter. You must feel the Force around you; here, between you, me, the tree, the rock, everywhere, yes. Even between the land and the ship.” ~ Yoda


answered 31 Dec '10, 15:22

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edited 31 Dec '10, 17:18

Well I can certainly identify with what you have said, and I know of someone who has quit smoking fifteen times, and has returned to smoking fifteen times! Thank you for sharing, and Happy New Year!

(01 Jan '11, 07:13) Inactive User ♦♦

Hey Love your answer! Nice observation on the sacred source, the NOW and the ego. And thanks for Yoda's wisdom, you reminded me of why that movie was so great! I think all of us here, as young as we were back then, still understood these mysterious and wonderful insights into our spiritual potential. (I remember really understanding it and feeling an incredible High)

(04 Jan '11, 02:45) The Traveller
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