I have a confession to make. And I’m not ashamed to reveal it. Matter of fact, it’s kind of freeing. So here goes… I’ve been secretly having a love affair with synchronicity.
It’s been going on for about 9 years now. And at first, the flirting was innocent, but then I began to notice it more and more. I felt uncertain. I didn’t believe it was sincere. I mean, how could the powers that be have such an interest in getting MY attention?
I tried to brush it off. But it kept happening, when I’d least expect it. Synchronicity would show up and totally turn my world upside down by showing me that what I wanted was within my control to create. That all of my internal states were and are reflected in my physical world.
And yet, when I pursued synchronicity…it would totally ghost me.
Not cool. I don’t chase.
So I took a step back and then took a step inward. What I found was astonishing. Every time I went inward and focused on the love, excitement, and bliss that synchronicity created in my life, I’d start catching a glimpse of my suitor again out of the corner of my eye.
Realization dawned that my inner actions could generate synchronicity. And synchronicity, or a series of meaningful events, always gave me direction. Like an arrow pointing, saying “Turn left, here.” It gave me clarity and the much needed confirmation that I was doing the right thing, taking the right steps, and on the right path.
As I continued to nurture this love affair, I found it amplified and if I really paid attention and followed this unbelievable golden thread from one event to the next, it always led me to my desired outcome.
It was this realization that made me do the unthinkable.
I abandoned the relationship. Left silently. Pretended I knew nothing of this thing called synchronicity.
Truth is, I was scared. I could see the commitment I was entering and like a jaded soul, I bolted.
I was given time and space to think “us” through – synchronicity and me. Subtle notes were left despite my outright attempt to be normal and shut out my awareness and live in blissful ignorance. (It wasn’t really blissful.)
But I couldn’t stay away, no matter how much I tried. I opened the door once again and made the decision that I would commit to the relationship and take control of my reality. It still scares the %$@ out of me at times, but what relationship doesn’t?
With renewed curiosity, I decided I wanted to know the other side of this “thing” I had going on. Inside and out, I wanted to understand synchronicity.
How does it work and why?
Can it be generated intentionally?
What makes it show up?
Are there others experiencing this like me?
Can I apply it to anything? Like creating the business I dream of?
When I asked these questions and turned inward, the series of events that ensued were staggering, doubt-inducing, and quite literally the turning point in my life. My understanding of time, space, and reality shifted.
“….Time, space, and reality itself, all ultimately depend upon us.” Robert Lanza, MD & Matej Pavsic, Physicist (The Grand Biocentric Design: How Life Creates Reality)
You see, there’s always a tipping point that precedes something life-altering becoming everyday, normal, stuff like microwave popcorn.
I believe we are experiencing the tipping point for understanding how we do, indeed, create our own reality. More than just positive outlooks or dreaming big, there’s a subtle buzz happening that is about to blow the roof off of your understanding of yourself and the role you play in the Universe.
Physicists know it. Sages know it. Now everyday people (like you and me) will know it.
Ok, so what?
Well, if you could apply a process to how you think of your business, envision your business, and take action on anything within your business that would pretty much ensure everything you want it to become…it became – would you want to know what the process is?
For the last 9 or so years, I have been aware of how my internal actions are reflected in my external world. When I first noticed the pattern of synchronicities occurring in my life, I decided to run an experiment to see if I could use the same practices and science to create the business I dreamed of.
My experiment was an attempt to intentionally invoke synchronicity (rather than wait for it to randomly surprise me) and use that string of meaningful events as a golden thread to my desired outcome.
I wanted to turn my business desires into form using an internal process. (Scandalous, I know.)
You see, synchronicity is a rare event when the mind and environment become entangled. It’s a temporary event where because of the connection or series of connections, what’s in the mind is born into the environment.
It sounds unreal and rather fantastical, I know. But so did the idea of the world being round at one point in time.
Synchronicity is what gives you direction, clarity, and confirmation of what you can and will make real. Your business is no exception.
Trick is, you have to recognize synchronicity and intentionally generate it.
Most people I talk to about turning desire into form have had an experience or two. They doubt it (naturally) and can’t necessarily repeat it (a theory untested). It feels random and certainly not around when they really, really need it.
It’s elusive and ethereal, but so are quantum packets, yet they exist.
But if you knew what to look for and what to do to create synchronicity, and generate the roadmap that turns the business you dream of into reality, would you do it?
AND… all it requires of you is applying an internal process that you practice daily. This practice allows you to steer in the right direction and know your next turn.
Sound good? (Of course it does.)
Let’s take a look at how you begin to generate synchronicity in your business.
- Identify the outcome
- Determine the sensory environment of the outcome
- Learn the state you must create to intentionally invoke synchronicity
- Maintain the state (using what I call, SoMA or State of Mind Augmentation™ )
In following the above steps, you can generate synchronicity. This means you will generate a series of meaningful events that act as a literal lighted path to turning desire (the business you dream of) into form.
Let’s break it down further.
Identify the outcome.
If you have what you desire, what would the end state look like? What’s the outcome of having the business you desire?
Determine the sensory environment of the outcome.
In order to select THE wave of potentiality that is your business just as you dream it, you must collapse ALL other waves of possibility. With great detail in how you feel, see, hear, and even taste the end state environment, you collapse all other waves. In other words, you give the creative aspect of the cosmos the raw material it needs to create form.
Learn the state you must create to intentionally invoke synchronicity.
There’s a specific state you must create and maintain that generates synchronicity which acts as the golden thread to turning your business desires into form. Learn it and practice it daily.
Maintain the state.
I’ve studied this for years. The one thing that really clued me in to what was keeping me from intentionally creating my reality with consistency was failing to maintain the state.
Have you ever experienced something incredible happening that you wanted to happen (or maybe even a few things) and then suddenly everything seems to go dead in the water? Reason is – when everything was happening as you wanted you stopped maintaining the state.
You stopped peddling. Momentum ceased.
I developed a process for maintaining the state that I call SoMA or State of Mind Augmentation™. It’s designed to elevate or increase the correct state of mind that generates synchronicity consistently.
Hold up…there’s one problem: You may not recognize synchronicity happening.
What good is all that effort if you can’t see the results for what it is?!
Don’t worry, this will help you avoid that happening:
As you begin to generate synchronicity, you will not see it unless you train your brain to recognize it. To do this, you need to track events daily.
One way I do this is by writing down everything that has happened in the day. But let me back up a bit. At the start of my day, I voice my intentions for the day. I mentally repeat my desired outcome and of course, throughout the day, employ SoMA™.
Part of this practice deals with the subconscious mind. Science is learning that there’s a direct connection to what the subconscious mind believes and it becoming form. The conscious mind feeds the subconscious and unfortunately, it is full of false information.
At the end of my day, I write down everything that has happened and review. In the review, I see connections and synchronicities, I circle them. Some are small, some are HUGE. But all of it is a result of my inner actions and as time goes on it builds and becomes MORE and MORE noticeable. You’ll see a pattern. You’ll see a direction with clarity and confirmation.
Side Note: Something happened during the experiment that I did not expect. As I began to generate more and more synchronicities AND recognize the events, my intuition started popping! I started getting intuitive hits almost immediately (something I had tried to cultivate for years). Sometimes images, mostly a random thought of a person or event that would show up within 24 hours, began flashing into my mind regularly. So be aware that this may happen to you.
As you begin, it’s important to understand that synchronicity might be something as simple as:
Walking up to the coffee shop counter to get my coffee and thinking how I would love a scone.
But the scones have been cranberry and almond all month. I’m allergic to almonds, so it’s probably unlikely that I will be able to have one. They look like cranberry almond, but who knows, I’ll ask anyway.
Thinking on how nice it would be if the scone did not have almonds…I ask. The barista says, “I think they’re cranberry almond.”
I think, “no, they’re not.” Before I get a chance to respond, the barista says, “Let me double check…hey [co-worker] aren’t these cranberry almond scones?” [Coworker] “No, they’re cranberry apricot today.”
Barista: “That’s weird, we’ve never made cranberry apricot scones before.”
Scone in hand, I acknowledge the synchronicity. It’s like a tap on the microphone…”is this thing on?” Yep, I’m listening, I see it, I hear you.
It takes practice to see it happening, to recognize it. You can’t follow the golden thread to your desired outcome if you don’t see the thread in the first place.
And it takes discipline. (I know, I’ve never been good at that either, it’s ok).
But this is part of who we are meant to be as human beings. It’s part of our inherent nature and something we’ve evolved to do.
So begin here and practice generating & recognizing synchronicities. Circle them in your daily review.
Warning: Things are about to get weird…and fun.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How does synchronicity lead to the business I want?
Think of your day-to-day reality as a dream. You’re kind of lost in it and easily distracted by everything going on around you. The job, the kids, the weather…it all grabs your attention. Meanwhile, outside of the dream, there’s a path outlined for creating your business (your overriding desire).
The impulses of this desire are weak, they’re not breaking through into your dream (remember, aka reality). But you persevere and apply a process.
Back in the dream, you begin to notice these small occurrences and give attention to this desire and as a result the impulses get stronger.
So, as the impulses become stronger in your dream, you begin to notice the path coming through, stronger and stronger. Events are occurring that feel strange, like coincidences.
You pay attention and follow the synchronicity and create the business you dream of because you can see the direction you must go with clarity and get confirmation that you’re doing the right thing every step of the way. That’s how synchronicity works.
Fun Tidbit: Did you know that much like how electrical impulses that thoughts generate in the brain travel on neural pathways, the Universe is filled with invisible filaments that electricity travels through too? The more an electrical impulse (thought) travels a neural pathway, the more ingrained it becomes and the behavior (an act in physical reality) becomes permanent. So what happens from the electrical impulses flowing through the filaments of the Universe? Think on that for a minute.
Point being, the activities of the mind are reflected in the world of matter 🙂
Run the experiment with me. It can’t hurt, right?
And what is as foreign as the idea of a round world once was, becomes common knowledge.
But wouldn’t it be fabulous to become one of the early adopters of the idea and in doing so, master the ability to turn desire into form now vs waiting till it’s commonly accepted by everyone?
Start with generating (and recognizing) synchronicity.
Is this really a thing?
Yes. Look it up. There are countless books on the science of synchronicity. And there are studies you can google. Not to mention the hints we get throughout history from people who studied and applied similar practices. Till now, much of the “evidence” has been spiritual in nature and intangible. We are on the cusp of concrete evidence and a tipping point.
What if it doesn’t work?
It will work. It may take some time to build the momentum, but it works and has been studied in laboratory settings.
It’s something you have to exercise like any muscle in your body to get it to a point where it can do something it could not previously do.
Does this mean I don’t DO anything in my business like marketing, selling, etc?
No. Synchronicity is a natural element designed to give you direction, clarity, and confirmation. You will still take outer action on your business, but with direction, clarity, and confirmation. In this sense, the effort begins to feel effortless. It takes practice and an ability to sense the flow of it all, but you’ll get there.
Why should I bother?
Well, if you don’t have the business you dream of yet or the business you do have is certainly not what you dreamed of…how hard would it be to turn inward and apply a process? Has anything incredible ever come out of experimentation?
If you are someone who is more inwardly inclined and you have a deep awareness that you are meant for more, then I dare say, this is your opportunity to BE and CREATE something more.
Synchronicity occurs all around you. You can learn to see it and pull it into your reality or simply pretend it does not exist and continue on with the way you’ve been doing things.
I promise you, life (and business) becomes so much more interesting, fun, and fulfilling when you can see synchronicity happen and grab hold of the lightning bolt.
Join the experiment. (Talk with me and I’ll explain it all.)