KICKASS WITCH : Putting The "K" In Magick
Do you ever feel like there's a gigantic gap between the way you're living now and the life of your dreams? Do you sometimes wish you could wave a magick wand and all of your problems would just disappear so that you could finally step into the kickass life you know you were meant to lead? I can't promise you that transformation is as easy as waving a magick wand, but I do have quite a few tricks up my sleeve and am more than happy to share them with you here. So, chin up, Gorgeous, stick around and, most importantly... BELIEVE!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Hippie Witch : The Dark Side Of The Law Of Attraction



The Law Of Attraction is a real spiritual principle at play in your life, whether you realize it or not.

It's what gets you off your bum & into your sneakers for another trip to the gym.

It's why you mysteriously seem to attract the same kind of commitment-phobic man or thankless job into your life again & again.

It has dictated the type of friends, for better or worse, that you have brought into your life.

The Law Of Attraction is, in a nut shell, the principle of Like Attracts Like. That statement may seem oversimplified, and it is.

Like attracts Like has more to do with your subconscious emotions than your surface desires. That's why saying a bunch of positive affirmations & making elaborate vision boards doesn't always work.

"When the subconscious mind must choose between deeply rooted emotions & logic, emotions will always win." -T. Harv Eker 



In the intro to Hippie Witch : Peace, Love & All The Good Shit, I talk about how Self Love is the missing element in the Law Of Attraction equation (Intention + Vibration + Action = Manifestation), and it is! But- Self Love is also not what it first seems.

Self Love is about integrating and learning to love every part of yourself, especially the rejected, hidden aspects of yourself aka The Shadow. Otherwise, those repressed "Shadow" parts will be subconsciously running the show & it is their desires that you will be unwittingly manifesting into being.

That's why I felt it was important to immediately follow up the series of posts that I did on The Law Of Attraction with this series on Shadow Work, of which this will be the last post... for now.

If you've been following along, you've already learned 3 KickAss Magick Tricks For Bringing Your Shadow Into The Light and How To Let Up On Your Trigger Finger & Step Into The Magick Mirror, which means that you should be getting the hang of noticing when your Shadow is making an appearance.

So, what do you do now? It's all well & good to be able to identify your Shadow, but how do you get rid of it? The answer is... You don't.

Shadow Work is about the integration & acceptance of your whole self. It is the ultimate path to real Self Love...



"Man's task is to become conscious of the contents that press upward from the unconscious." -Carl Jung

Carl Jung was the first to coin the term "The Shadow" and really explore this kind of work in his practice, but many analysts have followed suit & many excellent books have been written on the subject. Two that I highly recommend are Debbie Ford's The Dark Side Of The Light Chasers and Connie Zweig's Romancing The Shadow.

I also recommend checking out the podcasts Robert Ohotto has done on The Shadow, but you'd better hurry before those episodes get archived & are no longer FREE.

6 comments:

  1. Love this! It's amazing to me to hear this from someone other than me! I've been knowing for years that it's that deeper, darker, feelings and the how we feel about our thoughts that is that universal shout out. Shadow work is so real and grounded and just rocks. In fact I'll be talking Shadow on Soul Revolution Radio on the blog talk radio on May 15th if you wanna check it out! www.inquirewithin.me

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    1. Awesome! THANKS, Nissa... It's always so great to find another member of your tribe. Kickass minds think alike! :0D

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  2. Actually, it's not subconscious thoughts that cause bad things to happen or come into your life...it's vibrating at a frequency that attracts those bad things...the secret to gaining a positive momentum is moving up the emotional scale and being aware at all times of how you feel. Choose to pay attention to how you feel. Don't worry about the unconcious thoughts -- it's the CONSCIOUS thoughts that have power, vibration and cause movement. So choose to live a life of awareness to how you feel and always choose a better feeling emotion.

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    1. Hello Anonymous... I am a fan of Abraham Hicks and the emotional guidance scale, but I no longer share your belief. Our subconscious thoughts are extremely powerful and thought often creates emotion- especially long-held subconscious thoughts & patterns of belief. Shadow work is key to getting down deep and creating a shift in your awareness that lasts vs babysitting your emotions all day long. It is complimentary to the law of attraction.

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  3. Joanna I couldn't agree more! You KICK ASS WITCH! Love ya!

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