Top 4 Reasons You Fail To Manifest Your Desires

Looking to manifest your desires

Cant seem to get your life in order? Constantly going round in circles and never being able to manifest your desires? Everyone at some point feels as though life is just not panning out as they intended, but we ALL have the ability to turn things around.

This Law of Attraction stuff can seem really cool and sound pretty easy, until we actually try it out then we realise it can be freaking damn hard! You witness others manifesting at the speed of light but for some reason you just can’t get to grips on the WHY and the HOW. Annoying right? Tell me about it, I began to realise that the majority of us hold limiting beliefs/habits that sabotage our manifestation process and without even realising it, we work against ourselves! How you ask? I am about to reveal the top 4 reasons you are not manifesting your desires.



Unclear Desires/Intentions

How often do you actually take the time to sit down and decide what you really want? I mean pen to paper, getting real with yourself and writing out the exact details? You see, the universe cannot provide us with something that we are not even clear on ourselves, if we are not direct about what we want how will we ever receive it?

Whenever I have ever successfully manifested something I have always gotten down to the nitty gritty first. When I wanted a pay rise I decided the exact figures I was wanting, when I wanted a new Mac Book Pro, I researched the exact specifications I wanted and when I wanted my car, I knew the make and model I wanted. Guess what? I got all of these things, I even received my MacBook Pro within 10 days in fact!

Stop and think about it. If you want a new job – Think about the position you would like, how you want your colleagues to be, what you want your office to look like and even how far you are willing to travel. Ask yourself questions around the desire, this not only helps you to get clear on what you want but helps to set boundaries on the specifics. Sometimes you think you may want something until you have a look into it a bit more and actually realise its not for you.

I believe the art of writing something down holds significant amount of power. You finally get a chance to put your thoughts into existence by physically writing them down (it also saves you having to keep it in your head!) How you put it on paper doesn’t matter, you can do bullet points, a brain storm, write a letter or even an email. Set clear intentions so that both yourself and the universe knows exactly what it is you would like to achieve.

This is a very basic but important first step that a lot of us override and therefore set ourselves up for failure before we have even started.


Too Much Resistance

I bet you have had numerous occasions where you thought of an amazing idea, or came up with something great that you wanted to do, and then a second later a ton of excuses and reasons why you couldn’t came tumbling into your mind. The human brain is a funny thing eh?

When this happens you are ultimately saying to the universe ” I WANT THIS” , and then, “BUT DON’T GIVE IT TO ME” by providing the universe with every reason you believe that you should not and cannot receive your desire, you are immediately killing off every chance there is for you to receive it.

Now this is not something you should be hard on yourself about, we are raised in a lifetime where we are shunned of things we cannot do/have for “X” amount of reasons, so our brains are accustomed to this process and type of thinking. Further more, If you are serious about manifesting your desires, then Its time to say “Hasta la vista” to those resisting thoughts (Most stem from fear which has pretty much been proven to only be an illusion anyway).

– You need to start wanting something with the belief that you CAN have it.

One way you can start to leave those thoughts behind is by thinking about something completely different! When we spend too much time focused on what we want, it becomes easier to over think and therefore resistance starts to show up in the forms of feelings like frustration and doubt.

Quick tip: Every time you go to say the words “BUT” or “I CAN’T BECAUSE” re-evaluate the situation and change your perspective.


Feelings of Unworthiness

Now, if you really want to manifest your desires you seriously need to look at how you feel about yourself. This may seem like an odd point, but if you are not feeling worthy, if you do not believe you are good enough to receive what you want, then quite frankly, you will not.

Feelings and emotions play a huge role in manifestation, and is one of the main aspects of how the “Law of Attraction” works. If you feel you are not worthy, then the universe will indeed portray this back to you and prove that you are not worthy. We don’t want that!!

Start to picture yourself as if you already have everything you WANT. You may not have your brand new car yet, but pretend you do! Feel how good it is to look outside and see your new baby, feel how sophisticated you would feel driving it, visualise running your hands on the seats or the wheel of your new car, this will get you into the feeling of already having your desire and in result you will start to feel like you deserve it.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]”You don’t attract what you want. You attract what you ARE” – Wayne W. Dyer[/perfectpullquote]


Lack of Trust

Too many of us lack the trust that is needed to truly receive what we want. Now hun, your really going to have to let go of feeling like you have to control everything. We often leap straight into actions that most of the time don’t even feel good JUST because we feel like it will get us to where we need to be. Trust your intuition and follow inspired actions, if you feel inspired one day to take a walk, take the walk. There are infinite ways and opportunities in which our desires can present themselves, so it is important to remain open minded. Do not force the flow, for you will end up with something that is not what you actually wanted.

Know that what you want is coming, have faith that the universe has your back because it does! Don’t fall into the trap of thinking it won’t happen when its literally just around the corner!

At times when it feels like you are not getting anywhere, remember that the universe is NEVER at a standstill and things are always changing, it just may not be visible to you yet.

Surrender the things you cannot control and just LET GO. relax, enjoy your life and live in gratitude. Everything will work out in the end.

Do any of these 4 points seem familiar to you? What do you do when you feel like you just aren’t getting anywhere? Share your thoughts below! 

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    1. Thank you Rachel I am glad you enjoyed this post! It is great to hear from people who are like minded! Thank you for your comment 🙂

    1. I used to feel unworthy all the time! It wasn’t until I changed my way of thinking that I realised I was really holding myself back for no reason at all! Thank you for you comment 🙂

    1. Your right, clear goals is a must! Thank you Mary and I hope the new year brings you great opportunities and happiness 🙂

  1. Well, I’m not sure the universe has my back, but I know the God who made the universe does. And He’s been so good to me and provided all I need and kept from me things I wanted that would have been disastrous. He’s so much smarter than I am! 😉

    1. Very true! There has been many times I believed something was right for me and I never got it, it isn’t until you see the bigger picture later that you realise you were saved from something disastrous! Thank you for your comment 🙂

    2. This is such a good point. I was going to say that God, in his love and kindness, sometimes sees fit to give us such good gifts (that we desire in our hearts) but sometimes He chooses to give us ones we never knew we should pursue. I believe in praying for Him to reveal His purposes … and asking. Ultimately, though, I trust His timing – which sometimes isn’t my own (maybe many times, if I’m honest). 🙂

      1. No matter what we call the higher source I call it “The universe” many call “God” etc, We are definitely supported and guided and I agree with trusting the timing! For we do not always know what is right for us and the higher source does! 😊

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