How Lotion Taught Me To Manifest Bigger
"Nothing makes you feel like you dreamt a little too small when the universe hands you exactly what you asked for and you realize it’s unscented lotion."
My Mum and sister are laughing out loud beside me as we read this.
Another winner, Michelle, made all the better with that Futureme letter.
What an enjoyable read Michelle! Amazing stories and great reminder to always think big, it takes the same effort in the end. Also about being vocal and clear about it, completely onboard with it, if not, why would we even be publishing what we write?
Happy to confirm you're on the path to accomplishing all your big dreams!!
Absolutely adore this piece, and you! 'Nothing makes you feel like you dreamt a little too small when the universe hands you exactly what you asked for and you realize it’s unscented lotion.' Well done manifesting all of the postivity and good vibes you create in all corners of the internet.
Michelle, I loved this essay from title to footnotes, it was vulnerable and comical and a true journey. It would be so awesome for this to be a yearly recurring piece - keep emailing future you and checking in on your manifestations!
Love it ♥️ beautiful job
"The first time I “let go”, I had to pry my mental fingers off the manifestation" - this is such a sticky and vivid image I'm sure I'll wind up stealing it in the future, "prying mental fingers" off of things that need to be released. Great job on this piece.
I knew this was going to be a winner when I heard you talk about it in the sparring gym. Love the humor you brought into it. I'm starting my manifestation list now, lol.
That floor to ceiling window sounds wonderful. Let’s host a writing retreat in bali
Hahaha omg this was so good. You even have me wondering about this whole negative speech thing and trust me , case in point lol, I am the most cynical dipshit about all of this stuff
I love seeing the courage you are summoning to say what you want. It's so hard to picture this sometimes when we are sprinting on a default path for a time. I remember a few years back in a coaching session for a course I took, she said "I think you know what you want but you are hiding."
This stung, and she was also right.
I believe in you!
p.s. lotion is a fine thing to manifest...even the best life is uncomfortable when your skin is suffering 😉
This is beautiful! Love that you mentioned vulnerability as a part of manifesting.
Also, I got a good laugh out of the lotion being the result of your manifestation haha
I love what you did with this. This turned out so well and is such a testament to you continuing to invite abundance in your life.
I was a physics major and quantum engineer and I usually zone out when people talk about the “physics of manifestation.” You’re not alone in that at all
Lol for lotion. I had to stop reading and comment "Lol" for lotion :P ;P
“I hadn’t even fully admitted it to myself because you know, vulnerability.” Loved this piece, and you are an amazingly powerful manifestor! And lingering on this insight that sometimes clarity within ourselves can be the most vulnerable kind.
I loved this, Michelle. I fall on the old habit of dreaming small and negative manifestations. This was a sage reminder to beware 5-year supplies of lotion. Thank you for sharing.
Love this Michelle! I was asked by someone to try out visualisation and manifestation recently, and I felt skeptical every time I tried. I feel a lot more positive about it reading this essay, and maybe it’ll work better now :)
God damn, Michelle! I enjoy your reading so much, my face hurts from smiling! Always keep writing please. Always.