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2 Reasons Why Money Spells Fail And How To Fix It

2 Reasons Why Money Spells Fail And How To Fix It

2 Reasons Why Money Spells Fail And How To Fix It // Witchcraft // Magic // The Traveling Witch

Abundance and prosperity magic are some of the most sought-after forms of magic. It’s also one of the easiest forms of magic to screw up. It’s no wonder that I get emails from people all the time trying to convince me that magic isn’t real because they tried one or two money spells and they didn’t work. I’m not surprised they didn’t work! Money magic is hard!

Today I’m going to demystify the intricacies of abundance magic and help you get better results from your prosperity spells.

 

Why is money magic so hard?

First, let’s answer the big question, “Why is this stuff so damn hard?!”

The simple answer is: You’re sabotaging yourself.

Yep, most people who are performing money magic are sabotaging their own spells without even realizing it! There are several ways that people do this.

1. You spend most of your time thinking about how much money you don’t have.

While a few negative thoughts about a situation might not ruin your spell, a non-stop stream of negativity about where you’re currently at will definitely mess up the energy your spell is trying to hold. Think about it, when money is an issue, it takes over your thoughts, this is your survival after all! While this tendency to hyper-focus on a problem that threatens our survival is useful in some instances, it pretty much nullifies any magic you’re trying to work to remedy that situation. If you’re going to do money magic that works, you have to learn to let go and trust your magic!

2. Your beliefs don’t match your desires

Spells are tricky this way, casting a spell for something you don’t really want or something that you don’t believe you can have will not end well. You’re contradicting your own energy!

Before working money magic, it’s important to really dig into your beliefs about money and work on how you think about it. Do you believe you can have all the money you need? Do you believe that you deserve to have enough money? Do you believe that you’re bad at making money or that you don’t have the necessary skills? Do you believe that your current lack is preventing you from making more money?

Any belief that you hold that directly contradicts your efforts to attract more money will cancel out your spell. If you find yourself with any of these thoughts, it’s time to dig them out at the root and let them go!


So how do we avoid these pitfalls? While dealing with these problems isn’t exactly easy, I do have a few tricks up my sleeve to help you out. Keep in mind, these are often deeply ingrained habits and beliefs that we’re trying to counteract. It won’t necessarily be a quick process! But doing the work can open up a world of abundance magic that will allow you to transition into a life of greater ease, greater abundance, and steady prosperity.

The first trick is to use a gratitude practice. If you’ve read much about attracting abundance you’ve likely heard this one before and there’s a reason for that. It works.

Gratitude is the energy that counterbalances lack. If you make gratitude a part of your daily life, it can help to not only balance out any troubled thoughts about your financial situation but also retrain your mind to focus on what you have instead of what you don’t have. I suggest using a gratitude practice at least once a day. If you’re really plagued by money worries then you should practice two or even three times a day. Set this practice up in the way that fits your life best. You can sit down in the morning and evening to write down 3-5 things you’re grateful for or you can set alarms to go off a few times a day with a mantra reminding you to take a moment and sit in gratitude. 

The important part of this practice is sincerity. You have to really BE grateful for it to work! Don’t approach this practice sarcastically, it’ll just backfire on you. If you can only find small or trivial things to be grateful for, that’s ok! It’s doesn’t matter what you’re grateful for as long as you spend time really feeling grateful. 

If you find yourself struggling to come up with a grateful thought while you’re stressed or upset, it can help to have a fallback gratitude item. For me, this is my cat. I love the little furball and have for 12 years now, being grateful for him is easy and almost always likely to brighten up my mood. Find something that you can always be grateful for, no matter what. Think of something that really brings you joy. Pets, hobbies, treasured items, whatever it is that makes you grateful no matter what! (I don’t suggest using people for this. If you’re fighting or upset with them it kind of ruins the whole idea)

The next way to address the tendency to sabotage your abundance magic is by tracking your beliefs. This process of tracking is not an easy one but it can lead to amazing personal growth. In order to track a belief, you’ll first choose a troubling belief that you would like to change. Begin by stating the belief:

Ex. “I am not good at making money”

Then you’ll turn this into a question. “Why do I believe I’m not good at making money?”

Ponder this question and allow your mind to work on it without interference, simply meditating on the question is enough. When an answer presents itself turn that into a question as well. Perhaps the answer is “I believe I have to have a degree to make good money” and then the question would be “Why do I believe that I need a degree to make money?”. Continue like this until you reach the core of the problem. How will you know when you’ve reached the core? The belief will crumble on itself and you will suddenly realize that the entire series of assumptions that led you to the initial belief is false.

Remember, this is about your beliefs, in order for this to work you must accept your role in the construction of your beliefs, even if this means that you take responsibility for things that other people did to you. This is not a time to lay blame though. Even if your beliefs stem from some outside force or person, taking responsibility for whether you believe those outside influences will allow you to release the belief and take control of how you view your financial situation.

The final way that we can address difficulties in abundance magic is with daily rituals. The ritual below can be performed every day and will help to transform the way you feel about money and empower your abundance magic like never before.

 

Daily Abundance Ritual

For this ritual, all you’ll need is a candle dedicated to the purpose of this daily ritual. Sit down and get comfortable in front of your unlit candle, breathe and center yourself. 

You’re going to choose an affirmation and turn it into a spell. Here are some example affirmations for you.

“I am a magnet for money, wealth flows into my life easily.”

“Life is simple and money is easy to come by”

“I am good at making and keeping money, my energy and habits welcome abundance.”

You can create a new affirmation every day, or you can use one affirmation every day for a week or a month or as long as it still feels right. The only thing to keep in mind is that this affirmation should be phrased positively! Think about what is or could be, not what isn’t or what you would like not to be.

After you’ve finished centering yourself begin to focus on your affirmation, repeat it in your mind and really allow the energy of this idea and these words to infuse into your own energy. See or feel yourself glowing with the energy of abundance, feel how it would feel to have more than enough money whenever you need it. When you’ve built up this energy enough, light your candle and allow this abundance glow to rush through your arms and into the candle. 

Allow the candle to burn for as long as you like (remember not to leave it unattended). This can be 5 minutes or 50 minutes, it’s up to you. When you’re ready to close your ritual, blow out your candle and feel that abundance energy rushing back to you and taking root within you. 

This ritual is great for use in the mornings, I like to work it into my morning routine by starting the ritual before I put on my makeup or shower, allowing the candle to burn while I get ready, and then closing it before moving onto the next part of my routine.

This repeated holding of energy can actually fundamentally change the overall energy you project concerning money on a daily basis. By regularly performing this ritual, you can retune your beliefs and energy and stop sabotaging your money spells. You may even find that this daily ritual alone is enough to attract more abundance into your life!


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