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The Secret Behind 'The Secret'

How-to guide to making it work for reals!

What "The Secret" left out...  (They got it only half right!)

FOREWORD:   (about the secret):

In 2008, there was this sign on this building in Orem, Utah, which read:  "The Secret".  I drove by that building many times wondering what the big secret was all about.  Finally, one day, I pulled into the parking lot, parked, and took my son into the building determined to find out what the "big" secret was.

When I entered the building, there was one big room, with a reception-like desk, not attended by anyone, and lots of small cubicles with a person in each one.  I stood in front of the reception-like desk and waited to be waited on.  After a few seconds, someone noticed our presence and asked, "May I help you?" (as if to say, "What are you doing here?").

I replied, "Yes.  What's the secret?"

The person who had addressed me previously, said, "Huh?"  (as if to say, "What are you talking about?")

I again replied, but a bit louder, so that everyone in the office could hear me, "What is the secret?"

By this time, everyone in the office was looking right at me.  Another lady in the office came over to the reception desk.  She said something like, "What can I do for you?"  By this time I was getting irritated.  I mean they all work in a building with only two huge words on it (The Secret), and nobody inside appeared to know what I was talking about.

I explained, "There's a sign on your building that says, 'The Secret,' so I came in here to find out what the secret is."

Finally, she got it.  She smiled and she said, "If you want to know the secret, you have to buy this book," holding up a book entitled, "The Secret".

Long story short: I bought the book and I read it...all of it.  I started to put it into practice.  Sometimes it worked and sometimes it didn't.  When it worked, it was fantastic, but when it didn't, it was a let-down.  I kept thinking that there must be some kind of limitations put on this.  It wasn't until many years later that I learned, that the secret was only half the secret.  It takes both the secret, and the secret behind the secret to make it work 100% of the time.  Still, there are limitations.  Like you can't bring someone back from the dead, you can't make others fall in love with you (although you can increase your chances!), and you can't control other people, because people have free-will.  Other than that, the sky's the limit!

Herein below, I elucidate the other half of the secret out of the kindness of my heart...  (free of charge, as it should be.  Everyone should know this information!)

I'm not selling anything, so your pocketbook is safe.  :)

So, show me by a raise of hands, how many of you have read The Secret.  Great!  Almost all of you.  Now, show me how many of you have read it and tried to apply the principles therein.  Mmmm, hmmmm....a little less.  Now, show me how many of you have had any success with it.  Just what I thought, less than half.

The reason for the lack of success with it is because there is a secret behind the secret, which the makers of The Secret apparently didn't know, (or are keeping a secret).  There is much to be said for positive thinking, but it only has limited success, without the other part:  your emotions.


That's right:  your emotions.  If your emotions are not in sync with your positive thinking, it ain't gonna work, hun.

I learned about the other half of of the secret from various sources, like Greg Bradon, Bashar, Abraham Hicks, and others.  The way to manifest positive and wonderful things in your life is to feel the feeling as if whatever you wanted has already happened.  It's actually that simple in principal--the application of which is a bit harder.

When I write, "...a bit harder," what I mean is that one must first rid one's self of all negative emotions.  The best way to do that is through Zen meditation (which is creating a state of being where there is absence of thought and emotion).  The best way to do that is by relaxing and focusing on your breathing--slow, deep breaths--only focus on your breathing, nothing else.  Incidentally, this is the way to conquer insomnia, so I end up falling asleep half the time I try to get myself in the proper frame of mind and heart.

Then, after you have cleared your mind and heart, you fill your mind with thoughts of what you want (keeping it general, rather than specific), and fill your heart with the feelings that you would feel as if it had already happened.


It is important to keep it general, because the universe may wish to manifest your desires in its own way (not yours).  Let me give you some examples.

Bad Examples

Good Examples

I wish for so-and-so to love me.

(You cannot go against free will).

I wish for someone to love me, and I to love that person with a deep and everlasting love.  (Then, feel the love, as if you already had it).
I wish for 1,000,000 dollars.

(Too specific!)

I wish for more money to come to me.  (Then, imagine yourself with lots of money, and feel the feeling of being rich)!
I wish for a Lamborghini.

(Too specific!)

I wish for a new, fast, reliable, sports car.  (Then, imagine yourself in the seat, behind the steering wheel of such a vehicle).



Any negative words in the thinking will result in the opposite of what you want.

Bad Examples

Good Examples

I don't want to fall in love.

(You WILL fall in love again, and probably get hurt again)!

I wish to remain single and alone, without love.
I wish for someone to love me, and I to love that person with a deep and everlasting love.  (Then, feel the feeling of that love, as if you already had it).
I don't have any money!  Please fill my empty bank account.

(Your bank account will remain empty).

I wish for more money to come to me.  (Then, feel the feeling of having more money).
I'm so fat.  I want to lose weight.

(You will gain weight).

I am slender.  (Then, feel how happy you would be if you were slender).  Imagine yourself being slender and looking at yourself admiringly in the mirror.  Also, keep in mind that it's not how much you eat, it's what you eat.  Stop the junk food!
I want bigger muscles.

(This is bad, because the focus is on the lack of muscles).

I am strong.  (Then, imagine how happy you would be if you were stronger).  Then, you've got to put some effort in...I mean you've got to work-out at least 3 times a week, dude!



If you are looking for love, it's not going to happen over night, but the universe will be putting people into your path that you could initiate a relationship with (and it could be as fast as the next day!).  It is important to be looking for those opportunities that the universe places before you as you feel the feelings of being in love.

If you are in need of money, it's not going to happen over night, but the universe will "pull strings" (of fate) and make it possible for you to obtain more money (and it won't take long).  At first it will be small.  For example, your bank may realize that it made a mistake in your last statement and credit your account with 75cents.  It is important to feel grateful for even the smallest "gift" from the universe.  And that brings me to my next point...


By feeling grateful for even the smallest event that is in the direction that you are wanting to go.

For instance, you are looking for love, and some handsome/pretty person gives you the eye, feel happy!  Feel grateful for that little thing!  And then, you will get more!

If you are wanting money, and then you find a dollar on the ground, feel happy and grateful for the gift, and then the universe will bring you more (and bigger) gifts!

If you want to be slender, and you start working in that direction (say a change in diet and exercise), and you only lose one pound, be happy and be grateful for that small event.  Celebrate it!  Have a party (with carrot sticks and celery, of course)!  Then, the next day, you will lose two pounds, and the next day, three, etc.


This system really works!  Try it!  What have you got to lose, besides weight?


I love you guys, and I wish for you all to be happy.


Sincere regards,








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