If you’re anything like me, you want to manifest the loveliest things in life. But there’s one problem — you’re lazy!
Don’t get me wrong — sometimes I’m into my spirituality and manifesting practices full-force.
Those times, you’ll find me surrounded by crystals, smudging my home from the window to the walls, pulling Tarot cards, and crafting money spells left and right.
But other times? I just want what I want when I want it. And don’t want to put in all that work!
If you can relate in any way, this post is for you!
Because I’m going to go into detail about one of the easiest ways to manifest money, love, or manifest anything else you want into your life just by sleeping at night.
Yup — today we’re talking about the super-simple pillow technique for manifesting your dreams, while you dream.
But Before We Get Started…
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What Is The Pillow Method?
The pillow method is an easy manifestation technique that you use to activate the law of attraction while you sleep.
In some ways, it’s like putting a wish under your pillow at night.
You can tweak the pillow technique in many different ways. Don’t worry, I’ll show you how.
But the basic idea is you write positive affirmations for what you want to manifest on a piece of paper. Then, you’ll anoint the paper with a charged manifestation oil (I’ll explain more about this later, too.)
Then, you place the anointed paper underneath your pillow before bed.
While you sleep, your subconscious mind goes to work, the law of attraction is activated, and the Universe begins to bring you what you want!
It really is that simple overall, but let’s drill down into the details.
How To Create Pillow Method Affirmations
The first step to working the pillow method is to create your positive affirmations.
You have wiggle room here, in that there are no hard and fast rules. However, I’ve tried the pillow method many times and I have had better results some times over others.
When you hear the word “affirmations”, you probably think of regular affirmations, like the one-sentence afformations in this list of positive affirmations for money.
While you can have great results writing traditional affirmations on paper and sticking them under your pillow, there’s a better approach.
Write your power affirmations as a letter or short story as if what you want has already happened!
This process, known as scripting, is a popular manifesting method all on its own.
But, by “stacking” your law of attraction manifesting rituals on top of each other, you can effectively multiply the energy output, and therefore manifest so much stronger and faster!
Isn’t that neat?
I’ve written a super in-depth tutorial about scripting (and even giveaway a FREE scripting template to help you get started.)
But, in the next section, I will quickly go over how you can mix scripting with the pillow method. As it’s a bit different.
How To Combine Scripting With The Pillow Method
So, as I said before, scripting is when you write a letter as a long, flowing set of positive affirmations.
Generally, scripting exercises should be very long and extremely detailed. But, if you’re doing it specifically for the pillow method, you don’t have to go that far.
I think of it more like a bridge between traditional scripting and one-sentence affirmations.
Let’s say you want to use the pillow method to manifest an extra $100, for example.
You could make a positive affirmation that says “I am so happy to have $100 extra dollars!”
You’d write that down three times on paper, anoint it with oil (more on that later,) and slap it under your pillow.
But I’ve had excellent results when I expand that to a few paragraphs.
Ideally, you’d sit down with a pen and paper, take a few deep breaths, and begin to visualize how incredible it feels to have the extra money.
Then, you’d write about it!
Write about it as if you’ve already received the money, what you’re doing with it, how you feel to have it, and what it means for your life!
It should take no more than a few minutes because ideally you really want this thing so you already have strong emotion behind it. It’s just getting it out on paper as a turbo-charged affirmation.
Once that’s done, you’re ready for the next step of the pillow manifestation method!
Adding Manifestation Oil To The Pillow Technique
Now that you know what the pillow method is and how to craft the most powerful affirmations, it’s time for the next step.
Add oil (yup — it’s just like a cooking recipe!)
I will say that, again, there are many ways to do this.
In fact, you don’t have to do it at all.
But, in my extensive experience, I’ve found that intention oil is the magic ingredient that takes the pillow method to the next level.
Remember the example of manifesting $100?
Adding manifesting oil is the difference between manifesting that money in 1-3 days vs. 1-3 months.
It just makes sense if you can swing it.
But if you can’t do it I would still try the exercise without it and see what happens. Some effort is better than none, no matter what!
Two Ways To Get Manifestation Oil
Okay, so there are two main ways to get your hands on intention oil. We’ll go over both below.
1- Make your own manifesting oil
First, if you have knowledge of essential oils and/or are willing to do a little research on the best oils to blend together for your desires, you can make your own!
I’ve gone this route and it has its benefits and drawbacks.
On the upside, you pick and choose what oils (and therefore, energies) you want to include.
You know exactly what’s in your product. And just like how cooking food from scratch makes you feel more involved and connected to your food, preparing your own oils places you more in alignment with those products, too.
However, if you don’t already own a set of oils, you’ll quickly find it’s expensive to buy a bunch of different aromas.
Also, you’re probably attracted to the pillow method in the first place because you want to manifest on autopilot without all the extra work! Blending oil takes time to research which you want to include, and then time to blend it just right.
Furthermore, it’s messy! I hate that part!
But it does work and it works well.
If you’re feeling creative, have a set of oils already, or want to go 100% and put ALL your energy into this — go for it and make your own oil.
2- Buy Ready-Made Manifestation Oil For Your Intentions
The second method of finding oil to anoint your pillow method affirmations is to buy one!
I used to be skeptical of buying manifestation oil because it was in a gray area of what I trust.
But if you work with crystals, you also don’t know where they’ve come from, whose been handling them, etc…
You just clean them first with your energy, and that’s what I’ve done with all the manifestation oils I’ve bought and things have gone great!
My favorite brand of manifestation oils is, hands down, Art of the Root. I can recommend any of their oils for specific purposes.
You can even look at some of their product reviews to see what I’m talking about! I’m not the only one who loves their stuff.
Now, they do have multiple oils that could work for the same purpose, so here are some suggestions:
Money Manifestation Oil
Love & Romance Oil
Safety & Protection Oil
Heartbreak & Grief Oil
My advice would be to pick the best oil for your desire. Once you have your positive affirmations or letter, dab a few drops of oil on it, fold it, place it underneath your pillow and go to sleep!
How Long Do I Do The Pillow Method?
You want to do this for at least eight days straight.
The way I do it is since I’ve written a scripting letter, I have something to read and reflect on before bed each night. It doesn’t work as well if you’ve written standard affirmations.
Since you put so much emotion and visualize when you write your scripting manifestation letter when you read the letter each night, you’re almost transported back into that vibration and it works better.
So, for eight nights, read your manifestation note and put it back under your pillow.
What Do I Do After The Pillow Manifesting Method?
After you complete the LOA pillow technique, you have a few options.
You could store the paper with your other manifestation exercises if you have a manifestation journal (which I highly recommend!)
Another option is to light it with a match outside and let the wind carry the ashes out into the Universe.
You could also fold it and put it somewhere safe, but where you won’t see it regularly. Like in your wallet or purse.
The idea is you want to let go of the intention and trust that the Universe will deliver. You don’t need to keep thinking about it or looking at it every day.
It’s up to you!
Final Thoughts On The Pillow Technique
I hope you enjoyed learning about this all-time favorite night time manifestation routine! It can really help you realize and harness the power of sleep manifestation and create new positive patterns and habits that can change your life.
With love, light, and most of all — magic,
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