If you want more magic in your life than you’re in the right place because this is all about how to be the alchemist of your life. With just a few tools at your disposal, you can create magic in no time.
The truth is that you can have anything you want. BUT, there are things preventing you from getting everything you want. Could be your friends, family, nay sayers, anyone for that matter. Including yourself.
Yup, you read that right. The biggest obstacle that’s probably standing between you and your dreams are you. It may sound harsh, but it’s the truth.
Which means you have to relinquish the old you so that the new, massively upgraded version of yourself can shine. However, it’s so much easier than it sounds.
All you really need to do is to refuse anything that’s preventing your growth to occupy any space in your life and mind. Add into the equation of being equipped with the right techniques to aid you in your journey and you won’t have any choice but to reach your goals.
Which is what it’s all about today…creating the life that you fantasize about.
So let’s get started on how to the alchemist of your life, shall we?
Your mindset is everything. Without the proper one, you’ll never get what you want. On the other hand, when you know deep down within you that you’re an unstoppable force to be reckoned with, the world of magic opens up before your very eyes.
Our minds are designed to survive and not succeed which means that changing your mindset takes time and practice. When the negativity starts to permeate your mind, take notice of it. Then replace it with something more upbeat and optimistic.
We’re all human so we’re not immune to the influx of negative thoughts inundating our minds. Be gentle with yourself when you’re trying to switch up your thinking pattern.
With time, you’ll learn that it’s not about controlling your thoughts, but rather about not allowing your thoughts to control you.
For right now, make the decision that you want more and better and will absolutely refuse to settle for anything short of what makes you happy.
When you make a conscientious effort, you’ll start to attract what you do want rather than what you don’t want. Which brings me to the second step.
2. DO THE WORK
While it’s normal to romanticize and fantasize about what your future holds and all the dreams you have, they’re completely meaningless if you never act upon it. Which means that you have to do the work by taking aligned action.
No, you don’t have to work 18 hour days to achieve your dreams but that also doesn’t mean that you can sit around waiting for your life to happen either.
When you want something badly enough, you will find the way to make it happen.
Even just spending fifteen minutes a day (the art of kaizen) towards your goals will produce monumental results. When you make the effort, the Universe will reward you.
That’s not to say that your patience, tolerance, and drive won’t be tested, because it will. It’s because the Universe wants to make sure that you truly want something.
Wouldn’t life feel so lackluster if everything you wanted just fell into your lap? There would be nothing to strive for and no self-growth.
Not to mention, good things are worth the wait because the rewards are soooo much sweeter knowing that you’ve worked your butt off. All you have to do is make small improvements everyday for epic success.
However, there also has to be an equilibrium between working without fixed expectations of the outcome. Which is what brings us the the third step of how to be the alchemist of your life.
3. DON’T FORCE IT
If you fixate and obsess of how your desires take shape and form, you’re robbing yourself of all of the magical opportunities that the Universe is trying to bless you with.
Your job is to dream the dream and take action towards your goals. The Divine is there to provide you with the “how.”
The “how” can never happen if you try to force any specific outcome.
I’ll give you an example. I moved from NYC to Santa Fe into a furnished home. Because I wanted a new lease on life, I only took clothes, shoes, and purses and left everything else behind.
On one incredibly hot desert day (it was so brutal), I knew I would need an oscillating fan for my bedroom. I was too lazy to go out and buy one but I also didn’t want to wait for a two day delivery.
So, I decided to ask the Universe for a standing oscillating fan (because that was specifically what I wanted) for my bedroom and said that I wanted it by the end of the day. I told them I didn’t care how I received it and that they could give it to me in any way thew saw fit. All I cared about was getting some solace from the wretched desert heat.
Later on, I wanted to clean out the storage closet in my home so got in there and started to pull out everything. Low and behold, when I got to the back of the closet, there was a standing oscillating fan.
I’d been in this home for about four months at that point and had never noticed the fan in the closet before.
Whether or not you believe in serendipity, this certainly wasn’t a coincidence. The point is that I didn’t force it. I gave the Universe free reigns to work their magic in my life. Because I wasn’t compulsive about how things needed to enter, I got exactly what I asked for.
When you allow the Universe to bring in for you what you want, things will happen for you and not against you. Which brings us to the next step.
Forcing your life to happen the way you want it to is an act of resistance. Which will get you nowhere but stuck in stagnation. On the other hand, when you allow, you’re broadening your horizons to the expansiveness of magic and miracles.
If you want something, ask for it. The allow let it come in while you’re progressing towards what you want. Don’t concoct 10,000 different scenarios why you can’t have it or how you’re going to get it.
That would only complicate things. We already live in a complex world so you want simplicity when you’re striving to be the alchemist in your life.
The Universe doesn’t know negativity because it’s a judgment free zone. What they do know is energy. So, if you’re not allowing something to enter your life, then they think you don’t want it because you’re resisting it. Guess what happens when you let go of control? You bring in exactly what you want.
When you allow, you’re in the flow with the Universe. Meaning you’re vibrating at the same frequency to bring the things you desire into your life. When you’re in alignment with the Divine, you’re no longer in the state of resistance.
Just allow the magic to weave its threads for you. That brings us to the fifth step of becoming a magician.
5. BELIVE IN MAGIC
You can’t possibly expect miracles to happen yet refuse to believe in them. It’s like asking for an apple juice but not even liking apple juice.
Things don’t work that way. And that’s the same way the Universe works. If you can’t provide your trust in them, how can they supply you with what you want?
It can’t and won’t happen. And that’s not because they don’t want to give what you want, but because your energy is screaming that you don’t believe in magic. The Universe wants to give you everything you want. Which you’ll no doubt receive when you believe in the infinite possibilities of the Universe’s divinity.
It’s about knowing magic is everywhere. If you want to be the alchemist of your life, you have to open your eyes wide enough to see the magic that exists within you. That starts with collaborating with the Universe by meeting them halfway.
Expect miracles to happen and miracles will happen, in a humble manner of course. But magic also starts with your dreams, bringing us to the next step.
6. DARE TO DREAM
Dreams are necessary because without them, life would just be downright boring and you wouldn’t know what to bring in if you don’t dream.
If you possess the ability to conjure up a dream, you most certainly have the capabilities to turn it into reality. How many times have you heard that your thoughts create your reality?
That’s partially true because thoughts create energies which in turn becomes reality. But for all intents and purposes, we’re going to stick with your fantasies becoming a part of your life.
The point is you have to dream big. As big as you’d like. Don’t worry about it sounding insanely disproportionate to your current lifestyle.
Your dreams are there for a reason. It could very well be divinely guided. But you’ll never know if you dismiss your dreams as being too frivolous or silly or even feeling that you’re not worthy of them becoming your reality.
You want to change the world? Well, you can! With determination and perseverance, anyone can. It’s just about having the courage the blaze your own trails.
And that brings me to the last and final step of how to be the alchemist of your life.
7. BE BOLD
If you want a life that’s completely different from the one that you’re living now, you gotta be courageous. Take that leap of faith into uncharted waters.
You won’t get anywhere playing it safe and sound. That doesn’t mean you have to be reckless. It means you have take calculated risks.
I’ll give you another example. I left the comfort of NYC to Santa Fe with no family, no friends, not even a job. I was following my heart and decided that since I’ve been wanting to start my own business, I might as well do everything in one shot.
EVERYONE looked at me like I was crazy. Especially, those die hard New Yorkers who think that New York is the final destination in life and there’s nowhere else in the world to live or explore.
Very few people understood that my intuition was guiding me down here. But that didn’t stop me.
Was I scared shitless? You betcha. But without the courage, I’d be looking back in regret 15 years from now kicking myself in the butt.
If you can fast forward 15 years into the future, would you be happy with the decisions you’ve made? Would you wish you were braver to act upon your dreams?
The answer is probably yes. Regret happens when there’s lack of courage. Happiness and success occur when you have the courage to follow your heart.
And really, if you want to be the alchemist of your life, you have to have the courage to step into your power.
Courage can be scary but it’s so worth it. I can’t begin to tell you the transformation that’s entailed since moving. Or even the amount of empowerment that I’ve gained as a result of possessing a strength to sacrifice everything with no promise of anything in return.
Take that chance you’ve been wanting to but haven’t because you’re petrified. There will be struggles but everything that you want is on the other side of fear.
And there you have it…seven steps to be the alchemist of your life. They will only be as difficult as you allow it to be. So just keeping thinking that it’s a cake walk and it will be.
Take charge of your own life. Take charge of your own happiness. Be the magician of your life because you can.
What steps are you taking to create a magical life for yourself? Let me know in the comments below.
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See ya soon.
In the meantime, stay zenspired!