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The Power of Your Mind: How to Avoid Manifesting Bad Things


“Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything. Maybe its about unbecoming everything that isn’t really you so that you can be who you were meant to be in the first place.” ― Paula Coelho

How to Avoid Manifesting Bad Things

This is a reflection of my own personal opinions and experience –if it prompts something within you, cool, but if you don’t resonate that’s cool too — we’re all on our own journey’s and it is not intended to invalidate yours.

Manifesting is the power of your mind to create and achieve the things you desire. It is the ability to imagine, create, and bring something into your life. But can you unintentially manifest something bad? In this article, we will discuss the power of your mind and strategies for avoiding manifesting bad things.

Understanding Negative Manifesting

“Negative thinking is contagious. Do your best not to dwell on negativity, it will consume you and prevent you from becoming your best self.” ― Germany Kent

The concept of manifesting is not new. In its simplest form, it is the law of attraction. It is based on the premise that our intention and our feelings have the power to shape our reality. When we focus on negative outcomes, negativity is more likely to follow us. It is important to recognize this and understand the creative power in order to avoid manifesting bad things.

Negative thoughts are a natural part of life and can be difficult to avoid. However, it is possible to recognize and change patterns of thinking that can lead to negative outcomes. Being mindful of our thoughts and taking action to control them are the first steps to manifesting good things.

We have to be conscious of our beliefs and feelings, because they can have a major impact on our lives. It is also important to be aware of our self-talk and the language we use. Negative self-talk can lead to negative thoughts and feelings that can lead to low self-esteem, and a feeling of defeat. Negative feelings have a real effect on behaviors, leading to decreased self- belief and decreased motivation, which in turn lead to undesirable results.

These principles explain the law of attraction, but they’re also coming into the forefront of life coaching. Brooke Castillo teaches the model which states that your thoughts produce your feelings, your feelings generate your actions, and your actions cause your results.

the model and negative manifestation

It is important to be aware of how our thoughts and emotions can manifest into our physical environment. The more we focus on negative thoughts and emotions, the more we attract negative experiences into our lives. And the more we expect those negative results to be repeated. It is important to recognize this and to take action to manifest positive outcomes. It is also important to be mindful of how our thoughts and emotions can affect the people around us.

Understanding negative manifesting is an important step in manifesting good things. By recognizing our negative thoughts and taking action to address them, we can create a more positive mindset and establish habits that will help us manifest good things in our lives.

Can You Manifest Something ‘Bad’?

With the law of attraction, we’re manifesting all-day-every day, all kinds of things. They’re just a reflection of our thoughts, beliefs and actions. Something ‘bad’ is subjective, but yes, I believe we can manifest something bad — if our thoughts, beliefs and expectations match up and ‘unintentionally’ result in something unwanted.

About 15 years ago, a group of friends and I went on an after high school holiday — they call it ‘schoolies’ in Australia — and  we had a few chats on behavior and general safety on a night out since we were in asia. But I remember there were a few talks about bombings and terrorist attacks and at the time I was nervous that talking about that might manifest it into our experience. I tried shutting down the topic as quickly as it was brought up! I absolutely didn’t want to entertain it.

Anything negative, dangerous, or frightening thoughts or discussions will likely evoke a strong emotional reaction (especially if you’re highly sensitive or an empath). And it’s these strong emotions — although unwanted — that are very powerful.


Looking back now, I was overreacting — I believe it takes a fair amount of persistent thoughts and emotions on an unwanted topic or something bad in order for it to come into our lives. So take some relief there:  A few talks about [insert unwanted thing] will not manifest [insert unwanted thing here] regardless of the emotional reaction it provokes because it contradicts with our greater desires. 

The universe knows what we want. I also believe we have a predominant bubble of wellbeing around us. And a dominant desire of what we want to be safe and well throughout our lives.

But if you don’t want it in your experience, than you do need to stop thinking about it; take your attention away from it and any synchronicities will dissapear. Take any precausions you need too, set a plan, and then set it and forget it. Why not adopt louise hay’s affirmation “all is well in my world.”

I also want you to know that if you feel you have already ‘manifested something bad’ — as in something out of your control, that has deeply affected you — it’s most likely not your fault. And I would encourage you to speak to a professional therapist or counselor about this.

I once had something happen, and at the time it was very hard to consolidate it because I kept thinking; “on some level, did I attract this?” — it was only by speaking to a counselor that I was able to rectify this conflict with my belief in the law of attraction and helped me start the process of healing.

Avoid Manifesting Bad Things

When it comes to manifesting good things, the power of your mind is an invaluable tool. By setting clear goals and intentions for positive outcomes, you are actively engaging your subconscious mind to bring about desired results. The key is to focus on what you want, rather than what you don’t want, since your subconscious mind is always working to bring you what you think about most.

Practicing gratitude and positivity can help you attract positive results. Developing a positive mindset, seeing the good amidst the bad, and noticing the silver lining can help you manifest better outcomes. Being mindful of your thoughts and feelings can also help you stay on track when it comes to manifesting positive experiences and outcomes.

Taking action on your goals and intentions is the next step in effectively manifesting. You have to take action if you want to see results, so have the courage to step outside your comfort zone and embrace new opportunities. Overcoming obstacles and challenges can also help you stay focused on achieving your desired outcome.

Establishing healthy habits is an important part of manifesting, as it helps you both physically and mentally. Establishing a daily routine that incorporates exercise, meditation, and healthy eating habits can help you stay mentally and physically healthy. When you’re feeling your best, it’s easier to stay focused and manifest the best result.

It’s also important to identify any patterns in your life that may be causing negative outcomes. Take some time to recognize what brings negativity in life. Analyze what triggers negative emotions and uncover the root causes of your negative thoughts. Once you’ve identified any negative patterns, it will be easier to make positive changes.

In some cases, it may be wise to seek professional help when it comes to manifesting. Understanding when to get outside help is an important step. Therapists can offer valuable strategies for overcoming obstacles and tackling tough emotions. Exploring different forms of therapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), can also help you develop healthy coping strategies and stay on track with manifesting positive outcomes.

By following these steps, you can maximize the power of your mind and manifest good things. Establishing clear goals and intentions, practicing gratitude and positivity, and developing healthy habits are just a few of the ways you can effectively use the power of your mind. With a bit of practice, you can master the art of manifesting and create the life you’ve always wanted.

Taking Action

Taking action on your goals and intentions is the most important part of manifesting good things and avoiding bad things. Taking action will help you to create the reality you desire and bring positive energy into your life.

When taking action, it is important to step outside your comfort zone and challenge yourself. This will help you to grow as a person and create the life you want. It is also important to be persistent and never give up, even when faced with obstacles and challenges.

To take action, start by setting goals and intentions for positive outcomes. Visualize yourself working towards your goal and taking small steps to achieve it. Make sure that your goals are achievable and that you have a plan to follow. You should also ensure that you have the tools and resources necessary to reach your goal.

The next step is to create a daily routine that will help you stay on track and keep your goals in mind. This routine should include things like exercise and meditation to keep your mind and body in balance. It should also include healthy eating habits and positive thinking.

In addition to creating a daily routine, it is important to practice gratitude and positivity. When feeling overwhelmed or stressed, create a positive mantra to remind you of your goals and intentions. Focusing on the things you are grateful for will help you to stay positive and motivated.

Finally, take time to step back from your goals and reflect on how far you have come. Celebrate the small steps that you have taken and use them as motivation to keep going. Taking action on your goals and intentions will help you to manifest the life you desire and avoid manifesting bad things.

Establishing Healthy Habits

Taking ownership of your wellbeing is essential when it comes to manifesting good things. Establishing healthy habits can help you to maintain a positive mindset and create a sense of balance in your life. Start by establishing a daily routine that includes things like exercise, meditation, and healthy eating habits. Exercise helps to boost endorphins and improve your mood, while meditation helps to bring clarity and inner peace. Eating healthy foods can also be beneficial, as it can help to boost energy levels and support better overall health. Establishing a routine and sticking to it can help you to stay on track and keep your mind focused on manifesting good things.

Identify Negative Patterns

Understanding and recognizing the patterns in our life that can bring negative consequences is one of the key steps in manifesting positive things. Patterns of negative thinking and behavior can be hard to break, but once we understand what triggers these patterns, we can take the necessary steps to start making changes.

When we identify the root causes of our negative thoughts and behaviors, we can start to take action to address these issues. This can be done by recognizing the thoughts and feelings that lead us to negative outcomes, and then working to change them. It also helps to analyze the external factors that may be contributing to our negative actions and behaviors. By understanding and addressing these factors, we can begin to manifest positive outcomes.

Understanding when to get outside help is key in manifesting good things. Professional help can provide you the guidance you need to get into the right mindset and help you recognize and change the patterns that are leading to negative outcomes.

Our negative emotions are often linked to unresolved issues or painful memories, and it is important to recognize these triggers so that we can take action to address them. Identifying the root causes of our negative thoughts can be a difficult process, but it is a powerful step in manifesting good things.

Various forms of therapy like cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, or psychotherapy can help you uncover and process root causes of negative thoughts and emotions. Additionally, talking with a professional can help you find healthy and positive ways to cope with difficult situations, allowing you to manifest good things into your life.

The power of your mind is an incredibly powerful tool. With a little effort and intention, you can learn to manifest good things in your life. By understanding the definition of manifesting, recognizing and changing your thinking, setting intentions and goals, establishing healthy habits, and seeking professional help when necessary, you can help ensure that bad things don’t manifest in your life.

The key is to be mindful of your thoughts and to take action on your goals and intentions. By being diligent and taking consistent action, you can ensure that you are manifesting positivity in your life. Through the power of your mind, you can transform your life in positive and powerful ways.


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