How To Recognize Abundance

Unlocking Life's Limitless Potential

Have you ever noticed how some people always seem to remain positive, even when faced with constant negative or unfortunate situations? Do you envy their ability to trek along through life, meanwhile you get set back by the simplest complication or moderate chaos?

At the end of the day it is our mindset that determines our path. Our mind can serve as our biggest hindrance OR our biggest source of motivation. We can follow our mind down a pathway paved with scarcity, or we can choose a pathway paved with abundance, and endless opportunity to turn our bad luck around.

This week I want to give you 3 strategies to live a full life, of happiness, inspiration, and endless opportunity. As always the audio version is available on iTunes, Google Play, or SoundCloud.

1. Understand the World of Plenty

Maintaining a positive attitude in times of hardship can feel down right impossible at times. Most people tend to get stuck in the idea that there are limited resources – never enough time, jobs, money, people, etc. However, despite whatever misfortune you may face it is important to remember that the world has so much more to offer you than that which you have lost.

  1. Just because a relationship ends, that doesn’t mean that love doesn’t exist.
  2. If you get fired from your job that doesn’t mean another one isn’t out there for you.
  3. When you can’t afford to buy something you really want, that doesn’t mean you will never be capable of getting the resources to buy it later.

Stop with these thoughts. When you think in this space of lacking, you are already determining your fate. If you tell yourself you can’t afford something – what are the chances you will go out and try to find a way to make more money? If you tell yourself you aren’t skilled enough to do something – what are the chances you’re even going to bother trying to do it? You can never live beyond scarcity if you convince yourself that place doesn’t exist.

Remember the world is large, the universe is whole, and opportunity exists beyond your limiting beliefs. Believe you can, and you will.

2. Embrace Change

Change is an integral part of life. While it can be challenging, it usually leads to better things. However, our fear of change often leaves us stuck in a life we don’t love, or aren’t fulfilled by. We fear the unknown and that makes change scary.

Learn to embrace change slowly – you don’t need to up and move, or break up with your partner, or shave your head – just be open to new things, new hobbies, new jobs, new people – abundance is plentiful in places you don’t even realize exist.

3. Never Stop Learning

Those with a scarcity mindset often believe that the skills and knowledge they have are finite. Thats it, that’s all. The key to understanding and embracing abundance is to remember that you can never know it all.

The possibilities of the world are truly limitless. So, the next time you face an obstacle, instead of accepting it as the end solution, think of an alternative approach. What new skill, thought, or idea can you learn to help you solve the problem at hand?

Remember, your attitudes toward scarcity and abundance greatly influence your success. The path you have traveled thus far is not setting your future in stone. The beauty of life is the fact that you can change it! Opportunity exists if you choose to believe in it.

Life is short, live large, believe in the endless possibilities life has to offer and choose to live an abundant life.

How To Use Flow To Get The Results You Want

Getting Positive Results

Wouldn’t it be nice if everything we wanted in life would just come to us?  If we could simply imagine ourselves achieving something, and next thing you know, we had it? Well, I am here to tell you that the flow of your life is actually within your control.

The Law of Attraction is the idea that our minds and thoughts have the power to materialize into the real world over time. With that in mind, it is necessary to learn how to utilize flow in your life to allow the things you want and the life you wish to lead to align with reality and eventually come to fruition.

As always, the audio version is available on iTunes, SoundCloud, and Google Play. Further to this, I would recommend checking out The Lively Show, if this is a topic you are interested in learning more about.

1. Attach Less – Attract More

Negativity will always breed more negativity. Similarly, thinking in a positive state – even when things aren’t going well – will signal positive return in the universe. Humans always find a way to achieve the goals they really wish to achieve. Anything conceivable in the mind’s eye, is conceivable in reality with the right approach.

Unattach yourself from negativity and take a minute to re-evaluate what you are putting into the universe. We tend to often fall into a rut assuming that the universe is out to get us, but often the cause is rooted in our own actions. Are we really being positive all the time? Are we really living in mind of our end goals? Reflect. Disassociate from the negative. The things we try to resist will always persist, so rather than focusing on the negative, push forward with positivity.

If someone is sharing negativity towards you  and what you are doing, forget it. Negativity is a direct reflection of something wrong in their life, not yours.  Don’t let your ego take over. The less you attach to the negativity, the less you will attract; thus allowing more positivity to naturally find its way into your life.


2. Vibrate on a High – Focus on the Good

Efforting – v. – to try and attain a desired result

In order to achieve the results you want, you need to effort in the right way. The idea is that we are all human magnets, sending our thoughts and emotions out into the universe and attracting the same ones back to us. Many people are unaware of this concept and consequently end up with unchecked emotions being sent out into the universe, resulting in negative or undesirable results.

By discovering that the Law of Attraction is in your control, you can effectively apply new techniques into your every day life to get the future you want. If you don’t like the trajectory of your life currently, change it. Your life is a blank canvas of which you are in control.

Change your focus – when something goes wrong, look more at what you have and less at what you don’t. What is in alignment for you? (i.e. your health, relationships, career, etc). Move your thoughts to that vibration. If you focus more on the high vibrations (positive thoughts), you can help your low vibrations (negative thoughts) to shift energy and rise to that level. The reverse is also true, which is why you need to effort to choose the high vibrations in order to receive positive results.

There is no catch. No matter what it is you want to achieve, hold on to it, see it for yourself, and make it yours.

How To Handle Rejection

Handling Rejection

So, you got rejected. It hurts right? Really sucks? Feels not so great? Jobs. Relationships. Everything else that got away. We have all been there. Rejection isn’t easy, but it certainly doesn’t have to be as difficult as we often make it out to be. The way in which you respond to it can determine your future. Are you going to allow it to hold you back, or will you utilize the chance to grow stronger, more resilient, and better prepared the next time?

As always, you can find the audio version of this post on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Google Play.

1. Reframe the Rejection

The easiest thing you can do when faced with rejection is to slip into the “I’m so stupid” mentality.  Approaching your defeat with this attitude is only going to hold you down. If you aren’t there to lift yourself up,  no one else will be either. It’s important in these times, to reaffirm the efforts you have made and remember, “I pushed myself to my limits”. By exercising this compassion you can begin to see the new possibilities provided by this misfortune.

2. Do Not Let It Define Your Limitations

A single case of rejection (or perhaps more than one) is not indicative of the end. Not getting the job you wanted, or being rejected by the one you ‘love’ does not discredit who you are as a person or the skills and attributes you have to offer the world. It is not the end.

Remember, one incident or individual is not reflective of all that you have and are.

3. Seek the Learning Opportunity

Rejection doesn’t have to be the end. In fact, rejection can serve as a humbling experience because it reminds you that you don’t know/have everything. With the right mindset, rejection can serve as an opportunity for motivation to do and be better.

Yes. You lost opportunity x or person y,  but what did you learn? What can you do differently next time? And what is it that you want?

Rejection is hard and it hurts, but it’s certainly not the end. Revaluate, appreciate, and always persevere.