Development | Law
of Attraction | Hypnosis
and NLP | The
Science of Getting Rich | Internet
a Business | Home
Based Business |eBay
Business | Real
Estate Investing | Society
| Blog | Products
200 Cool Websites | Free
Web Utilities | PLR & MRR
Products | Overcome Procrastination
The Law of Attraction And Constructive Selfishness
How would you feel if I were to say that selfishness is a good thing? Would
you think Iím some sort of Gordon Gekko clone reciting a watered down version
of his Ďgreed is goodí mantra? Well this piece isnít about selfishness or
greed in the traditional sense. Itís about the true nature of the law of
attraction and human nature.
When you really examine human nature youíve got to realize that
everyone always acts in a way they feel will benefit them most. That might be on
a conscious or unconscious level, but itís true. Hereís a question for you
that might bring all of this constructive selfishness stuff into perspective. Do
you like to feel good?
We All Want The Same Things
With very few exceptions, the answer would be a resounding yes. We all like to
feel good. Okay, so the next question is, what makes you feel good? The answers
will vary but Iím going to stick to some very simple concepts here.
I like to witness new life. Whether it be a puppy, a kitten, an awkward,
fuzzy baby chick or a newborn baby. Fresh, new, completely Ďclean slateí
creatures do something special for me. Seeing that innocence just makes me feel
great. So when Iím out and about and I see a baby at the mall or sitting in a
shopping cart with mom I take notice. And sometimes Iíll try and get that baby
to smile. And when she does smile, it lights up my day.
Now you might think Iím easily amused and perhaps youíre right but smiles
make me feel great. Is it selfish to go out and seek out smiling people? You can
answer that for yourself. It isnít that I donít have anything better to do
either. But if youíve got to live your life among others, doesnít it make
sense to try and stay on the bright side when relating to them?
Sometimes I walk on a Florida beach. Sometimes the beach is fairly crowded and
sometimes itís not. When I walk along Iíll almost always see people with
cameras. Some are tourists and some locals. From time to time Iíll stop to say
hello and offer to take their picture. A few decline the offer but more often
people are glad to get a picture with everyone in their party included.
And guess what? Most of them light up with a smile at the offer. And that
really makes me feel good. And what did that good feeling cost me? Not much,
maybe a minute of my time. Some might say thatís a random act of kindness and
I guess Iíd agree. But thereís no doubt that Iím getting something from it
too. I get to feel good for a few minutes. And when you string a lot of those
experiences together you've got something really nice going.
The Law of Attraction
The law of attraction is a very simple concept and probably one of the
foundational laws of the universe if not the prime mover. Billions of words have
been written on the subject but itís not really hard to get it. The Golden
Rule sort of sums it all up but I think people sometimes have trouble with the Ole
English flavor of the Golden rule. You know, do unto othersÖ It sounds kind of
Thereís a variation of the Golden Rule that makes more sense and even
little children understand it right off. It goes like this: Whatever you do, you
do to yourself. Wow! Thatís so powerful and itís the absolute,
non-negotiable truth. And itís a perfect example of the law of attraction in
action. Your life experience is based upon your dominant thoughts and actions.
Earl Nightingale said it in much simpler terms: You become what you think about.
The Kindness Pool
So if itís true that we become our dominant thoughts and beliefs, and it
really is, and you want good things in your life, doesnít it make sense to be
about good things? I think so. I came up with an idea a while back called the
kindness pool. And since no one has actually figured out the quantifiable and
detailed mechanics of the law of attraction, the kindness pool concept
isnít easily measured either. But still it helps with our understanding
because it allows us to be aware of the results of our actions.
As often as possible itís really cool to do something nice without being
asked or forced. It might be something as simple as getting a baby to smile or
giving a couple of bucks to someone who appears hungry. And every time you do
something like that you make a deposit to the kindness pool. I realize it might
seem insensitive to put it in such Ďtit for tatí terms but sometimes
fleshing out up an idea with practical real-life action helps to give that idea
Now Iím not suggesting people should go around keeping tabs on their random
acts of kindness. Itís just that realistic action helps to make sense of and
validate such an important law. And the beauty of doing admirable things is that
they come back to the source, you. And if thatís not enough, they also give
you an instant happiness rush. Thatís the law in a nutshell.
Remember? Whatever you do, you do to yourself. Of course it works in the
other direction as well with random (or deliberate) acts of nastiness.
And isnít it nice to know that when youíve contributed generously to the
kindness pool that there will be something good for you there when you need it?
Yep. I believe itís true. Constructive selfishness. What a concept!
How The Law Of Attraction Can Bring You Wealth
About Us | Terms of Service
| Contact | Privacy