The Law of Attraction: A Seductive Idea

Have you ever heard of the Law of Attraction? It's the idea that you can manifest your goals and desires through your thoughts and by attracting the right energy. It gained popularity through a film called "The Secret," but the concept has been around for a long time. Many people still believe in and teach the Law of Attraction as the key to success. But does it really work? Let's explore the truth behind the results people are getting when they apply this concept.

Understanding the Law of Attraction

The Law of Attraction states that everything in the universe is made up of energy, and things of similar frequencies are attracted to each other. To manifest something in your life, all you need to do is focus on it, visualize it, and believe that you can and will have it. By doing so, you align yourself with the frequency of what you desire, and it will show up in your life.

The Flaws of the Law of Attraction

While the Law of Attraction may sound logical and appealing, the reality is that it doesn't work for most people. Many individuals have tried applying the Law of Attraction techniques, such as positive thinking and visualization, but haven't achieved the desired results. So, why does the Law of Attraction fall short?

  1. Uncertainty About What You Really Want
    One of the main problems with the Law of Attraction is that most people don't truly know what they want. They may think they want something, but their perspective is limited. Your thoughts alone can't determine what will make you truly happy and fulfilled.
  2. Difficulty in Visualizing Clearly
    Another challenge is the ability to visualize what you want with absolute clarity. Our minds are limited and can't grasp every detail of something we desire, especially when it pertains to the future. Trying to visualize something that hasn't happened yet is a hit-or-miss process.
  3. Inability to Believe with Certainty
    Belief is a crucial component of the Law of Attraction. However, no matter how hard you try to believe, doubt and uncertainty can creep in. Trying to forcefully change your beliefs often leads to reinforcing the fact that what you desire isn't true, creating further doubt.

Unlocking the Power of Your Creative Brain

If the Law of Attraction isn't the answer, what can you do instead? The key lies in tapping into your Creative Brain, the part of your brain that knows exactly what you need and how to achieve it. While your Rational Thinking Brain is limited and can hinder your progress, your Creative Brain is limitless and designed to help you live your best life.

Why Force and Struggle Aren't Natural

Force and struggle are not natural ways to achieve success. When you stop trying to force things to happen and allow your Creative Brain to take over, you'll experience a flow of positive results. This doesn't mean you won't have to put in effort, but the process will be free of unnecessary stress and pressure.


The Law of Attraction may sound appealing, but its limitations and flaws prevent it from being an effective tool for achieving your dreams and goals. Instead, shift your focus to understanding and utilizing the power of your Creative Brain. By doing so, you'll unleash your true potential and manifest the life you desire.

Liam Naden

Liam Naden is a coach, author, speaker, and researcher, celebrated for his multifaceted approach to human dynamics. Born in New Zealand, Liam's initial exploration into the intricacies of marital relationships expanded to encompass a profound study of the brain's role in problem-solving and achieving success.

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