The Law of Attraction (LOA)
What is LOA? Is it for real? Does Law of Attraction work? How can it help me?
History of the Law of Attraction
In the early 19th century, there was a New Thought movement. Phineas P Quimby is thought to be the founder of this New thought movement. Quimby was influenced by a lecture by Charles Poyen and Franz Mesmer’s work on hypnosis, which was called mesmerism, which is where we get the word “mesmerize”. Mr. Quimby founded a mental health facility in Portland, Maine in 1859,using hypnotism(mesmerism) to help people to understand that “illness is a matter of the mind”. Prentice Mulford and his White Cross Library is where the name “New Thought” and the term “Law of Attraction” first came to fruition. There are still schools and organizations based on New Thought that are active today Continue reading “What is the Law of Attraction and how can it help me?”