How To Manifest Your Resolutions For 2023

The hashtag "manifesting" has over 4.3 billion views on TikTok, but do any of us really know what it means?

If you aren't yet familiar, manifesting refers to the practice of bringing your aspirational thoughts and goals into existence. It might sound intimidating, but it's actually not as difficult or woo-woo as it may seem. And no, manifesting is not just gluing magazine clippings to a poster board and hoping for the best. Although vision boards can be a great tool to visualize your goals every day, it is not the end all be all when it comes to allowing opportunities to open their doors. Ready to start? Here's how to set your goals for 2023 and ensure they come true.

1. Know Your Goals

Now, this may sound obvious, but it's important to sit down with yourself and figure out what you truly want to bring into your life. We recommend getting a journal and writing down everything you want in the new year. Pick a quiet spot where you can write uninterrupted for 10 to 15 minutes. Want to gain the courage to talk to your crush? Write it down. Want to get into your dream school? Write it down! Write down all your goals, no matter how big or small.

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2. Take Opportunities When They Come to You

Be open to opportunities even if they differ from what you imagined. Try things you've never tried before because who knows what's waiting behind that corner? And although it's important to be open to new experiences, you should also trust your gut if you feel like an opportunity may not serve you. Be confident in your decisions and allow the world to work its magic!

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3. Don't Be Attached to the How and When

Your journey might not be perfect or look exactly how you thought it would. Sometimes, things are not meant to happen in the moments we want them to. Getting from point A to point B may not be a straight shot. In fact, it may be more of a squiggly line with a few loops along the way. Achieving your goal may take a few days or a whole year, so be open to the many possibilities of what the world may throw at you.


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4. Work On Yourself to Help You Get There

The most crucial part of manifesting is to always work on yourself. Put in the work to better your skills and hone your craft. As corny as it may sound, practice does make perfect (or at least somewhat perfect). Make a plan of actionable steps to take every day, every week and every month to help you get closer to your goals. The key is to truly believe that you deserve what you're asking for. Imagine how it will feel when you have what you want. If you can recognize this feeling, it will make getting to your goal so much easier.

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If you incorporate these four steps into your life, we guarantee that opportunities will open up for you. Allow yourself time and grace, and give yourself realistic expectations. Opportunities will come when you're open to them.

And if you had a hard time making any resolutions this year, simply click HERE for seven tips to finding the right resolutions for you in 2023.