There are so many different manifesting methods and law of attraction techniques you can use to bring your dreams into reality.
You can try visualization meditation, gratitude journaling every day, the 55×5 method, and even more elaborate rituals and practices that fall more on the “woo woo” side of things if you desire.
But if you’re like literally every other woman in the history of ever – you’re super busy, right? You’ve got all these moving parts in your life that require your attention!
Sometimes you can commit to doing all of the things – but not always.
That’s why if you want to seriously elevate your manifesting game, you need to build it into your life.
How on Earth do you do that, you ask?
Well, one way is a little technique from the field of Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), called anchoring.
Today you’ll learn what anchors are, how they can help you with manifesting, and 7 NLP anchoring techniques psychology and scientists acknowledge you can use to create lasting change in your life.
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What Are NLP Anchors?
Anchors are little reminders that keep you grounded and focused on what you want to manifest.
While it’s important to take inspired action toward whatever you’re trying to achieve, (i.e. actually update and submit your resume if you want to manifest a new job) – it’s kinda hard to take inspired action without the inspiration. Right?
Anchors help interrupt negative thought patterns, remind you to stay focused on your goals and intentions, make you feel as if you have already received your manifestation you have already received your manifestation, and also keep you on track with manifesting in general.
If you don’t have time to do a full manifesting ritual, write your intentions 55 times a day, or develop a consistent meditation practice, you can always rely on your anchors as consistent effort and progress.
7 NLP Anchoring Techniques for Manifesting
Now that you know a little bit about how anchors can help you use the law of attraction to manifest your dreams, here are 7 ideas for manifesting with anchors.
1- Anchoring Through Repetition – Change Your Passwords
Denise Duffield-Thomas wrote a life-changing about manifesting money.
In the book, she shares various manifesting techniques that she uses and recommends. One is anchoring your intention through repetition by changing your passwords from something random and pointless, to a powerful affirmation that supports your goals.
While it might be a pain to change your passwords – it’s probably a good idea anyway for security reasons, right?
Consider the things that you have to log into most frequently. Maybe your banking accounts, e-mail accounts or social media accounts. Take some of them off of automatic login. And make the password an affirmation of your goal.
If you’re interested in manifesting money? I am a wealthy businesswoman.
If it’s love you want to manifest? I am attracting my soul mate.
A new car? I love my brand new Tesla.
You get the picture.
Typing out your dream statement multiple times a day, every day is a surefire way to keep your intention on the brain. And keep your eye on the prize.
2- Send Yourself Anchoring Reminders
The smart hone is one of the best inventions, right?
We use our phones to surf the internet, keep in touch with family and friends, follow our favorite celebs on social media and even schedule all our meetings, appointments and commitments.
Well, a super great manifesting anchor technique is to schedule reminders of your future accomplishments into your phone!
Maybe if you’re after a book deal, you set yourself a notification to go off once a day saying “congrats on securing your amazing publishing deal!”
Or if you want to move to a new apartment, have it say something like “get ready to pick up the keys to your new place!”
It’s so simple, and once you set it – you can forget it. But you’re still working on manifesting without even trying.
Isn’t that exciting?
3- Wear Or Carry A Talisman Or Crystal
Third, wearing your intention is totally a thing.
The point is that it makes you feel good or remind you of what you’re trying to manifest.
Crystals are an excellent choice for this manifesting technique because different stones are used for different purposes.
If you want to manifest abundance, you might keep a piece of citrine or tiger’s eye tucked into your bra, in your pocket, or in your wallet.
Is it love that you’re after? Try rose quartz instead.
If you have a big presentation coming up and you think you’ll feel nervous or anxious, carnelian is an excellent choice.
How To Get Started Manifesting With Crystals
To get started using crystals as manifesting anchors, you should invest in a starter kit.
It’ll save you so much time, money and energy because you’ll have everything you need in one convenient package.
When using crystals for the very first time, there’s so much information out there and it can be overwhelming.
You don’t know what kind to get, where to get them, which you’ll resonate with, or even if crystals are for you at all in the first place!
This crystal healing starter kit is perfect if you don’t want to spend a ton of money on something you’re not sure about, yet also want enough variety to experiment with different stones.
If you find that you really like it, you can always upgrade to something more unique or specific later.
But I used this exact kit when I first began experimenting with crystals and it really is perfect for beginners.
4- Use Aromatherapy
Do you ever encounter a scent that totally transports you to another place and time?
Maybe the smell of a certain perfume or fragrance reminds you of your grandmother. Or the aroma of a certain dish makes you nostalgic for childhood holidays.
When scents affect you in such a profound way that they cause you to feel something, that is actually a form of anchoring, as unintentional as it may be.
You can use aromatherapy to intentionally create anchors, too!
An example of how to do this would be if you’re trying to manifest money, find a fragrance that smells “rich” to you.
Whether it’s a perfume that makes you feel glamorous, or an essential oil that is positively associated with what you want to attract, apply it as you set your intention for the day.
As you get a whiff of it throughout the day, you’ll be anchored – or grounded – into your manifestation.
You can also use a ready-made manifestation oil to help with this!
5- Make It Part Of Your Morning Routine
Next, a super simple way to effortlessly anchor your manifestation into your life is to make it a part of your morning routine.
This can be as simple as drinking your morning coffee or tea from a cup or mug that bears a positive affirmation to keep you grounded.
Make a habit of taking a deep breath and sipping your drink slowly, as you reflect on your affirmation.
While it may take a bit of getting used to, if you practice this every day for a couple weeks, it’ll become a habit. Once you get this going on autopilot, you’ll begin to notice subtle shifts in your overall mindset, and the things you desire will be attracted to you.
6- A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words
A picture really is worth a thousand words. That’s why photos make amazing manifesting anchors!
One way to anchor yourself with pictures is by creating a vision board, but if you don’t have the time, creativity or desire to make one, a more simple approach works just as well – maybe even better.
While a vision board is great, it can be time-consuming — then you leave in one place so you only see it sometimes.
Equally as effective is to select a photo that inspires you or moves you to take action and raises your vibration – and set it as the background on your phone or lock screen.
Seeing this image all the time will give you just the boost you need – and it only takes a few minutes to select an image, set it, and be on your merry way!
7- Anchor Your Body
Last but not least, you can use your body as a manifestation anchor.
You do this by setting an intention and choosing a unique, memorable physical action that embodies it.
For example, maybe you pinch your nose, tap your left shoulder twice, or blink three times rapidly.
Once you’ve selected your move, recall a time where you felt how you want to feel.
If it’s excitement that you’re after, recall a time where you felt genuinely excited. If it’s sexy, think of a time where you felt that way. You get the picture.
Once you connect with the emotion in a deep, meaningful way, make your unique move. Repeat this several times while connecting with the feeling, to set the anchor.
And that’s it!
Try it a couple times over the next few days and see how you feel.
Once it’s set, you’ll have it in your little bag of easy manifestation tricks for the future.
You just might be surprised how well this works!
Final Thoughts On NLP Anchoring Techniques
Using the law of attraction to manifest your desires should be light and fun. The whole point is to ramp up your positive feelings and give you confidence that what you want is on its way to you, motivate you to take inspired action, and to help you enjoy your life.
Remember that for manifesting your goals, taking frequent habitual actions is important. It’s so much better than doing one longer exercise every blue moon.
NLP anchoring techniques are among the best manifesting methods to do exactly that.
Try it and you just might become a manifesting machine!
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