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Are You Intent on Intending?

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Has it ever happened that you are about to go out, are thinking about a taxi and when you step out of your home you manage to hail one immediately or better yet, there is one parked right in front of you waiting for fare?

I’ve done it a number of times when I go to my favorite market where parking is a nuisance and manage to get a parking spot. On one occasion a car pulled out just as I drove in and got the coveted parking spot when the market was at its busiest.

The secret?

 

Tapping into the Power of Intention

 

Stephen Hawking quote on Life and Success

 

 

Our thoughts have energy and if we focus well and with intent and feeling, things do manifest.

This is not just a creative visualization technique. I use it for time management as well.

If you are a fan of the To Do List (like me) this time management tip is a must try.

Make a list of all the things you really need to do today.

Then allocate a specific period of time for each activity. Apply the Chunk, Block and Tackle technique.

(Karmic Ally Coaching’s Time Management Tip Sheets are useful. Click here or on the below image and download your copy).

 

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If a task will take longer than 12 minutes, assess how long it would really take and allocate the time accordingly.

Now for a unique step that changes the dynamics completely!

When you are about to start the activity, say to yourself either in your mind or loudly “I intend/It is my intention to complete this task in the best possible time carefully and thoroughly”.

You can also make the intention specific to the purpose of your task. The way I use it to get parking!

In other words, divide your work into reasonable bytes, focus with undivided and complete attention on the task at hand and maintain the intent of intention to complete the task.

If our intention is complete and absolute, the Universe supports us by sending us helpers to get the task done. When the task is done, say a Gratitude Statement to seal the task.

So in my case, after I get the parking, I silently say “I am grateful that I got a lovely parking place for my car”.

 

Do you dare to take up my challenge you to try out this technique with the important items on your To Do List and see if it works for you?

PS. Also place the intention to come back and share your experience!

 

 

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24 Responses to “Are You Intent on Intending?”

  1. I love this post, Vatsala! I’ve been doing this for years! Even for little things like catching a bus. It does work! Thanks for the reminder! I hope more folks will try this as well.

    • Karmic Ally says:

      Welcome Alexandra! I used to do it a lot when I was younger without realizing that I was using the Power of Intention! It makes such a difference!

  2. Great post! Everything starts with a thought. I use this technique daily. When I need help with traffic, I ask my angels, and the open spaces occur.

    • Karmic Ally says:

      Welcome to my blog, Barbara. You are so right, everything does start with a thought and dreams can be translated into reality. One just has to ask our Guardian Angels to guide us and voila, the doors to success open.

  3. Marilyn says:

    lol, love that I intend to I intend to do, that is so true for tons of us.

    • Karmic Ally says:

      Glad you liked the little picture that I created, Marilyn. Sometimes humor is the best way to show reality and yes, it is true for lots of us!

  4. MarVeena says:

    Intending your energy is an important part of stepping into your power. Thanks for sharing this powerful article!

    • Karmic Ally says:

      Thank you MarVeena and welcome to my blog. Quite often when a coaching client is stuck, I simply ask, ‘what is your intention?’. After a deep silence or a even a bit of beating around the bush, the intention does emerge and the blockage, whether psychological or physical starts to either melt or we enter the realm of possibility thinking.

  5. Carele says:

    The power of intention is amazing and we are the creator of our life. Thank you for this article

    • Karmic Ally says:

      You are right, Carele, we are the creator of our life. Thank you for visiting my blog and may the Universe provide you with all that is needed to fulfill your intentions!

  6. Excellent post! It’s so true that by setting our intention we can step into being the powerful creator beings that we are!

    • Karmic Ally says:

      I am honored, Moira! Your visit and validation of the concept of intention is appreciated. Without intention, we are inhibited from reaching the peaks of our creativity and empowerment.

  7. Anita says:

    Excellent post an breaking down tasks and doing it with intention!

  8. Angela says:

    I love this! “I intend/It is my intention to complete this task in the best possible time carefully and thoroughly” I am going to try it today!

    • Karmic Ally says:

      Kudos to your intention to complete your task both effectively and efficiently, Angela! Shall be cheering you across the finishing line!

  9. Robin Strohmaier says:

    Excellent article, Vatsala! The power of intention can definitely make the difference.

  10. Daniele says:

    Great post! Intention is so important in getting yourself going in order to get anything done:)

  11. Yvonne says:

    I’ve been working on that for the last months. I’m getting better at turning of the “doubt” voices 🙂

  12. Liz Bigger says:

    This is a great article. I always just try to send out good energy…I haven’t ever done anything this concrete. Thanks for sharing – I am gonna try it!

  13. Sharon O'Day says:

    I used to say that taxicabs and parking spaces just presented themselves to me because I was Irish. Now you’ve given me a far better explanation! 😉 (Actually, I know you’re right …)

    • Karmic Ally says:

      Thank you for dropping by Sharon. There may be something about Irish luck too. Even now, if I get a chance I look for four leaved clovers. I must check it out. Watch out for a post about Intention and Irish Charm!

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I work with driven, passionate, talented and ambitious professionals who've hit a speed breaker in their business or career create their desired breakthrough reclaiming control of their situation with customized strategies and tactics that work.

Using a combination of intuition and analytical skills, I help my clients identify their real issues with exercises to still their mind and allow their inner feeling to emerge in a place of confidentiality and trust. 

When my clients first come to me, they are not in a very happy place and need clarity about themselves and their chosen vocation. Their professional problems are playing havoc with other areas of their life. They know they need to take radical steps to change the status quo but they also know that they need support and accountability to get them their desired result.

 

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