Common Manifesting Mistakes!

Updated: June 6, 2023

There’s a distinct feeling of longing that is a fundamental part of the human expsurreberience. It’s our natural state to always be dreaming and desiring the next thing. No matter how much success, joy, or life experience we have – we will always keep wanting more! 

Have you ever had the experience of pausing and realizing that the reality you’re living NOW includes many of the things you used to wish and pray for? 

And yet… now you have new things you want! 

That’s because as humans, we are designed to be creators. It’s in our essence to co-create with the Universe. We are in partnership with our Higher Power, and we get to see our intentions manifest in the world. That’s why when you’re struggling to bring your dreams, intentions, and desires to life, it can be incredibly painful. 

Manifesting is actually our natural state. 

Even if you don’t realize it, you are always manifesting! 

Because each thought and feeling you have sends out a signal to the Universe of what you want. You just have to learn how to use this natural superpower consciously so you can align yourself with the things you want to attract and call in. 

There are a few key manifesting mistakes that people make, which stop them from attracting the right things, and leave them feeling stuck and frustrated. Today I want to share those manifesting mistakes with you, and give you some practical guidance to help you start creating more of the feelings & experiences you desire, with Spirit as your partner. 

3 Common Manifesting Mistakes 

Have you tried manifesting in the past and ended up feeling like you must be doing something wrong? Manifesting has become a popular topic in recent years, but there are several common misunderstandings about how to create the things you desire through manifestation. 

Here are a few of the most common manifesting mistakes people make: 

1. Sending The Universe Mixed Messages

How many times have you said you wanted something (a new relationship, a better job, etc.) but then seemed to keep creating the exact opposite thing in your life? 

So much of the time, we say we want something, but our actions, thoughts, and beliefs are out of alignment with the things we say we want. Every single thought, feeling, and belief you have is sending out a signal to the conscious Universe. 

If you say you want a loving relationship, but you don’t really believe in your heart that there’s a good person out there who will love you the way you want to be loved, it’s going to send a loud message out that says you’re not ready for that love. 

You have to do the inner work so you can send out the right frequency and attract the thing you desire. 

2. Being Too Attached To a Specific Outcome or Form

Another common manifesting mistake is being stuck on the specific form or outcome you want, and closing yourself off to otherpossibilities. 

Surrendering to the form means trusting that the Universe knows what’s best for you, and then being open to receiving your desires in whatever form they take. 

This means doing the hard work of releasing attachment and getting clear about the feelings & experiences beneath the things you desire. 

What is the essence of what you’re wanting?

The way things play out may not be the way you imagined them, but you have to trust that you will get exactly what you need.

2. Not Aligning Yourself with The Person You Need To Be

In order to have the experience you want to manifest, you have to become the person who is ready for it! 

If you want to call in that loving relationship, you have to embody the healed version of yourself who is ready for that kind of love! 

Now of course you aren’t going to completely transform overnight, but in order to attract what you desire, you have to begin the practice of acting like this version of you. Picture your highest self – the version of you who is ready for all of those things you desire – then ask yourself how they would think, act, and feel today. 

Throughout this process, give yourself lots of grace and compassion! This is a journey and you can’t expect perfection – we’re all human! 

Practical Tips for Manifesting

If you read the common manifesting mistakes and realized you’ve been taking the wrong approach, don’t get down on yourself. Instead, celebrate! 

This is an opportunity to try something new, and to do deeper in the exploration of your relationship with your Higher Power and your ability to co-create. It’s an opportunity for connecting with your desires on a deeper level. 

Remember, all of your thoughts, emotions, and beliefs are sending out a signal to the Universe saying, “more of this please!” 

Manifestation isn’t about deciding you want a specific object or thing and then sitting back waiting for it to happen. It’s about cultivating a conscious relationship with Spirit, and becoming aware of the messages you’re sending out – and thereby what you’re calling in. 

If you’re ready to start the next phase of your manifestation journey, here are a couple of practical tips for manifesting to get you started: 

1. Feel The Feelings In Advance

At the root of all of the things we desire are our feelings. 

Imagine you have the thing you want to manifest, and ask yourself how you will feel when you have it? Then, look for little ways you can begin feeling this right now! For example, if you want to manifest more abundance, what can you do today that will let you feel abundant before it arrives in your outer reality? 

This means connecting with your desires on a deeper level and seeing what is really inside those things you want. 

I love using meditation to get into the right feeling state. If you enjoy a guided visual journey, check out my Meditation for Manifesting Abundance.

2. Use Oracle Cards For Manifesting

Oracle Cards are a great tool for manifestation, because they can help you tap into your intuition and receive guidance about what you need to know to manifest your desires. 

You can use Oracle cards to ask specific questions about your desires and how to align your energy with what you want.

If you want to give it a try, pull out your favorite deck or pick a card by using one of my FREE Oracle Card decks here. 

Take a moment to reach a place of emotional neutrality and try asking, “What do I need to know about manifesting my desire for [insert desire].” 

Then, simply pick a card and read the corresponding message and notice what stands out to you! 

3. Surrender The Form

Once again, it’s time to trust, trust, trust.

If you set a clear intention, you’re doing the work to act as your highest self and invite in the feelings and experiences you desire before they show up in physical form… you have to leave the rest up to Spirit! 

Remember, this is a CO-creation. You are only one half of the equation. 

I can’t tell you how many stories I’ve heard, witnessed, and experienced firsthand over the years where someone got EXACTLY what they were asking for, in a form they never could have imagined. The Universe works in mysterious ways. Trust that your Higher Power knows what’s best for you and holds you in infinite love ❤️

Uplevel Your Manifesting Practice With Me!

No matter what your manifesting journey has looked like so far, you are designed to co-create your dreams in partnership with Spirit. If you want to take your exploration of manifesting one level deeper, and learn how to manifest in a new expanded way – one that won’t leave you feeling disappointed or confused – join me for my Magic of Manifesting Workshop.

This two hour live event will be hosted on Zoom on June 14th from 7-9pm ET. 

It’s going to be highly interactive and hands-on, so you can get a real sense of what this process feels like in practice. If you’ve tried popular methods like old school vision boards and affirmations and have been left feeling abandoned or discouraged, please join me for this event! 

I would love to help you connect with Spirit and learn the tools to bring your dreams to life. Buy your ticket and get all of the details here.

Share Your Manifesting Stories with Me

Have you made any of these manifesting mistakes before? Have you had any big manifesting wins? I love hearing manifesting stories of all kinds, so be sure to leave me a comment. I can’t wait to read yours!





  • Anonymous

    Great video. I picked 3 and 6. Yes me lol. Clean house but also to feel the manifestation not think it. I need to get out of my head.

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