Like most people chances are that you have been conditioned into bad habits that prevent you from getting rich. Now I am not talking about bad money management habits, I am talking about bad habits of thinking.

We are creatures of habit. It’s just how we are wired. We learn how to do something and if we do it a few times, it can quickly become a habit.


The same goes for our habits of thinking. We have received a blueprint from our parents, caregivers and teachers on how to see life, money and wealth. We are taught what to believe about the concepts of failure and success.

Unfortunately most of the time, their blueprint is faulty and leads us astray by teaching us how to become poor instead of how to become rich. And that is because the blueprint they have received was also faulty.

The blueprint represents how to use the riches of your mind namely the powers of thought, emotion, speech and action.

People who are wealthy, have learned to use these powers to create the life they desire. In doing this, the wealthy have developed prosperity thinking habits instead of the bad poverty thinking habits causing scarcity and fear.

You see, everything starts with a thought and your circumstances are a product of your thoughts. Therefore, to change your circumstances, you have to change the way you think.

New Habits of Thinking

In other words to form new habits of thinking that would result in you starting to prosper and moving you from scarcity consciousness to prosperity consciousness.

This happens because in cultivating new habits of thinking, you will also raise your energy vibration that will expand your perception. It is a fact that when we feel good, we see the world differently. It’s as if we were blind and then we can see.

As you are cultivating this one habit, you will experience a steady progression from scarcity to financial wellbeing, financially independence and ultimately being financially free.  A wonderful enlightening journey!

Understand that this thinking habit forms part of the operating system of your brain, and is like a camera lens you see the world through.

Now, imagine this thinking habit that I am describing below as two polar ends on a continuum, with thousands of variants between them.

For example, if on the one side is black and on the other side is white, then you have thousands of shades of gray between them.

The closer you operate on one end of the continuum, the more you don’t see the other end.  Just like a camera lens zooming in on something, is eliminating the rest of the picture from being seen.

Does it make sense?

Let’s look at one of the most destructing bad habits and how to transform it.

Moving Away From versus Moving Towards

Here on the continuum, we have Moving Away From on the one side and Moving Towards on the other side.

When you are strongly vested in Away From Thinking, you will continuously think about and get triggered into thinking about what you don’t want. Thinking about what you don’t want makes you feel fearful, disappointed, angry, guilty, frustrated, depressed, sad, etc. All are emotions with very low energy vibrations.

How this plays out in your life, is that you get more of what you don’t want. Your brain broadcasts the electro-magnetic signature of your thought-emotion and the Law of Attraction brings you the experiences that match that energy vibration.

So, with extreme Away From Thinking, you are physically living in the past.  You are re-living the same past failures, and creating the same results, yet you are clinging on to it because it gives you the certainty of what to expect.

On the other side of Moving Towards Thinking, you will continuously be thinking of what you desire. You imagine images and movies of how things are playing out in favour of what you want and feel excited, joyful and grateful about it. You trust in the Universal Laws and that uncertainty is your friend of Infinite Possibilities.

Feeling all these high-energy vibration emotions, you are making steady progress towards your goals and most often exceed your expectations.

Absence versus Presence

Another way to describe this is whether you focus on the absence or presence of what you desire. The more you notice the absence of what you want, the more it stays absent. But if you focus on seeing the presence of it in your imagination and give thanks for it, it will magically appear in your life. The Universe will bring you the opportunities to receive it.

It’s a question of seeing the invisible and believing in the incredible and have faith that what you desire is on its way.

So, how do you move from Moving Away From Thinking to Moving Towards Thinking?

By being proactive, by getting ahead of the triggers and you do that by continuously focusing your attention on what makes you feel good. And by celebrating and counting every little good thing that is a sign of your desires becoming a reality.  This gives you evidence that you are in fact creating a new reality.

Remember the neural network of this old paradigm of scarcity and fear is like a highway in your brain.


By correcting this one thinking habit you will raise your energy vibration, actually achieve and manifest your visions and goals and have such joy and fun in the process.

It comes down to what you focus on and pay attention to. What you want, what you intend and what you pay attention to, must align in energy vibration. Then magic happens!

If you want to learn more, get my free ebook How to Manifest the Freedom of Money and Time on my website.


  • Dina Marais

    Business & Life Reinvention Coach

    Dina is a Business & Life Reinvention Coach and works with entrepreneurs and professionals to reinvent their business and life, live a stress-free lifestyle and make money in harmony with their heart, health and the Universe. Dina believes to BE the change you want to see in your business by mastering your mindset energy vibration and leverage your expertise to manifest your vision and business lifestyle. She has been involved in coaching and business for more than 16 years. Dina is a co-author with 19 other women world wide sharing their love journeys of trauma and triumph in the #1 International Best Seller Love Unboxed by Placida Acheru.