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How to Manifest Something by Writing it Down {Powerful!}

Are you wondering how to manifest something by writing it down? Today we will talk all about how to manifest by writing. 

You may ask: Can I really write my dreams into reality? Can manifesting my desires be as simple as jotting them down?

The answer is yes! Writing is one of the most powerful practices you can do to manifest your goals and dreams. In fact, writing is the very first actionable step in the manifestation process. And it couldn’t be easier.

In this article, find out how to manifest something by writing it down. Learn 5 simple yet powerful steps you can take to write your dreams into reality. 

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How writing can help you manifest

Writing helps you manifest by clearly defining what it is that you want. It may sound obvious, but once you have total clarity about what exactly you want, you can much more easily manifest that thing or situation. 

Writing about your desires also helps you to discover what thoughts and emotions are behind your desires. Writing things down shines a light on what’s fueling your wants and needs.

Clearly seeing your thoughts and emotions on paper can allow you to think about what energy might be holding you back from manifesting. As well as allow you to think about how to create more productive thought patterns.

So let’s dive into how to manifest something by writing it down. These 5 steps are simple, but they are extremely powerful in manifesting your desires.

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How to manifest something by writing it down

1. Write exactly what you want

The first step to manifest by writing is to jot your desires down on paper, plain and simple.

If you want to manifest multiple things, go ahead and write it all down. Yes, you can manifest multiple things at once because all of life is connected. For this first step, you will want to find a quiet place where you can relax with your journal and pen. 

As you write, be highly detailed and specific about each thing you wish to manifest.

For example, if you want to manifest your ideal partner, describe them in detail.

What hobbies do they like? Are they more introverted or extroverted? How do they treat you? What about others? How is the chemistry between you? And so forth. Leave out nothing.

If a part of you thinks something like This list is asking too much. I’ll never meet someone that has all of these qualities then hush that voice. That voice is wrong! (And we will address that in a minute.)

The point of writing exactly what you want is to be fully honest with yourself. You are not settling for anything less than you desire when you are writing down what you want to manifest. Knowing this is the first step to getting exactly what you desire.

Don’t be that person who never tries to get a front-row parking spot because they think all the spots are taken so they always park in the very back.

Related: 50 Journal Prompts for Manifesting Your Ideal Relationship {With PDF Printable}

2. Write why you want it

Next, write out why you want to manifest your desire.

Let’s use the example of the perfect partner. Go through your detailed list of what you want in your partner.

Why do you want someone who makes you feel a certain way? Why are certain qualities important, while other qualities are not important? What are your intentions behind your desires?

For example, suppose you desire a partner with the same hobbies as you.

Do you want him to have the same hobbies as you so you can enjoy those hobbies together? To help motivate you? To ensure he spends more free time with you? These are just some examples of reasons.

When you gain clarity into why you want something that you are trying to manifest, you can then clarify your desires even further for more powerful manifesting.

You can weed out what is not so important to you, what is blocking you, and where you can improve your own mindset. Then, you can hone in on what really excites you. 

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3. Write exactly how you’ll feel once you manifest your desire

Writing what you want and why naturally leads to the 3rd crucial step in the “how to manifest something by writing it down” process. And that is to write in detail exactly how you will feel upon manifesting your goal. 

You will likely notice both positive and negative feelings associated with what you wish to manifest. For example, excitement and nervousness. 

In reality, you may not know exactly how you feel. But you can write how you feel about it now, which will help give you insight.

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Noticing happy feelings

As you write, feel the happy feelings of having what you want deeply. Feel them uninhibitedly as if they are real. Allow yourself to become familiar with those good, satisfied, content feelings of having what you want.

This step of writing with positive feelings will help create new neural pathways in your brain.

Writing with feeling will help train your brain to experience a new reality. Even if time hasn’t caught up with your reality just yet.

To manifest something by writing it down, you need to feel the feeling first before you see it show up in real life. All of creation starts in the invisible realm.

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Noticing unhappy feelings

When examining your feelings behind manifesting something, you may notice feelings that are unpleasant to you. Feelings such as fear, insecurity, or jealousy. Or thoughts of lack, impossibility, desperation, and so on. Once you discover those nay-saying thoughts and uncomfortable feelings, understand that you have actually struck gold.

Once you know what’s holding you back, you can begin to heal and gently shift those feelings. How you do that will be personal. It’s different for everyone. Journaling can be helpful for many people who want to unburden their energy and learn how to manifest something by writing it down.

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4. Write your goals often (even if repeating)

Manifesting something by writing it down becomes more powerful the more you practice it. So, go through the first 3 steps often. Every few days or every week. Maybe even every day, depending on your goals and dreams.

You can continually redefine or reiterate exactly what you wish to manifest each time you write. Along with why you wish to manifest it, and your feelings associated with it.

Each time you write you are strengthening the neural pathways of good feelings through the behavior of writing. And chipping away at mental or emotional blocks to manifesting.

Each time you write, you are saying to The Universe, God, and your angels This is what I desire. You are creating your reality with your mindset and feelings first. And your reality will follow.

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5. Detach from the outcome

The final step to manifest by writing has little to do with writing. It has to do with letting go.

To manifest something, you must detach from the outcome. That means you must get your mind off it for a while and trust the process. Detaching aligns your energy with trust, which is the opposite of fear. Trust attracts good things to you.

Detaching is easier said than done. But trying to rush manifestation never works. It has the opposite effect. Fear, annoyance, and desperation are normal. But they are the biggest obstacles we have in manifesting. They do not manifest your desires effectively.

You must find a way to lighten your energy and shift away from thinking about the manifestation process until your next focus period. (Meaning, the next time you sit down to intently manifest by writing or any other method you may use.)

Trust that, as author and speaker Gabrielle Bernstein says, “The Universe Has Your Back.” Amazing things are happening behind the scenes. You can never predict the future and all of the blessings that await.

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Examples of written manifestations

So how might a written manifestation look? It’s helpful to write what you desire as if you already have it. Here are a few examples:

  • My body is strong, fit, and perfectly healthy. My skin is clear, my hair is full. I am beautiful.
  • I love my new career. The kind and helpful people, the generous pay, and how relaxed I feel there. It doesn’t even feel like work. More like a place I go to each day to have fun and feel satisfied as I earn a living.
  • My partner fulfills me in every way. He is strong, kind, loving, sexy, reliable, trustworthy (etc.)

Something related you can do is write down affirmations. State exactly who you are/what you want with “I AM” statements.

Read more: How to Use “I AM” Affirmations to change your Life {Free Printable Included}

Concluding thoughts

Learning how to manifest by writing is a worthwhile skill. And written manifestations can yield incredible results.

As a practice, manifesting something by writing it down helps you get ultra clear on what you want to create and attract.

Writing for manifestation purposes is a way to continually redefine your goals and dreams. While keeping an awareness of your mindset and attitude.

The beautiful thing is that the more you write, the deeper you understand your thoughts and desires. And, since what you want in life is ever-evolving, you can continue to refine what you are creating as you manifest.

Of course, many things you are trying to manifest involve taking other actions in addition to writing. Applying for a job you want, or giving a first date a chance, for example. But manifesting always starts inside of you first. In your mind and in your heart. That’s why writing is so powerful. And that’s the reason that writing helps you manifest!

I hope you’ve enjoyed this article. Please let me know your thoughts in the comments!

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8 Comments

  1. Hi Kristen, thanks for the info! Not sure if you’re still checking this website but here goes. Do you think you can effectively manifest by writing everything you desire in form of a story, as if you’re writing a chapter for a novel? My mind often seems to work that way. I would make sure to write it in present or past tense (it’s definitely happening or it has already happened).

    Looking forward to hearing your thought, thanks! Cathelijne

    1. Hi there! Yes, absolutely, it’s called script writing. I have an article on scripting if you want to search it in the search bar. I’ve had some success with that myself. Best of luck!

      1. Great Kristen, found it! Many thanks, I’m definitely going to give it a try. I’ve been trying the 3-6-9 method for a week now and I feel it seems to stick better when I write the affirmations down. I really like it.

  2. Hi, and thanks for this great article. What are your thoughts on how many separate manifestations to journal about simultaneously? If I’m doing daily manifestation journaling, is it more beneficial to stick to one goal until some degree of completion is achieved, or are results equally possible if you addresses more than one goal per session as long as you follow the “rules” of specificity, positivity, feeling the feels, etc.? There are many areas of my life that need work! I’m not getting any younger, and so would like to address more than one at a time. LOL Thanks for a lovely site. =)

    1. Hello! I think you can work on different areas at once. Mainly because all of life is connected, and you never can predict exactly how things could play off each other. For example, manifesting a new job and you end up manifesting a new friend at the same time. You are never asking too much of the universe. When you feel that joy and love for what you are manifesting, the universe delivers. Best wishes and thank you for your comments!

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