The Science of Getting Rich – Fact or Fiction?

The Science of Getting Rich, by Wallace Wattles – sounds amusing does not it? In truth, this the name of a book first published in 1910 by Wallace D. Wattles. Rhonda Byrne states that this publication was one of the major inspirations for her hit film and book, The Secret.

I have to admit that I sometimes find it difficult to wrap my head around the Law of Attraction. I want to understand, but some of the explanations of this material are so convoluted I am made to feel like a dog chasing its tail!

Wattles states in the preface to his book:

"This book is pragmatical, not philosophical; a practical manual, not a treat upon theories. It is intended for the men and women which most pressing need is for money; who wish to get rich first, and philosophize afterwards."

I believe this practical approach explains why The Science of Getting Rich is even more popular today than it was a 100 years ago.

Wallace Wattles writes that getting rich is an "exact science". There are certain laws, that when learned, will lead you to riches with "mathematical certainty".

These laws hinge on one fundamental principle – the power of thought. Wattles explains that anything we desire, be it a house or a large bank account, can come into existence simply by "impressing (our) thought upon formless substance."

However simple this may sound, he says that in order to do this, we must abandon any competitive nature we may have and use our creative mind. Formless Intelligence, as Wattles calls it, is never competitive in spirit.

In The Science of Getting Rich, Wattles emphasizes that we must get rid of the knowledge that there is some Deity in the sky who wants us to be poor. He believes that choosing a life of poverty for altruistic reasons is no better than those who lead extremely selfish lives.

He states: "Put poverty behind you, and put all that pertains to it behind you …" Being rich, Wattles believes, is the best way anyone can really help the poor.

The Law of Gratitude is an important component of The Science of Getting Rich . Wattles strongly asserts that, even if we are following all other laws, failing to be thankful will keep us stuck in poverty.

In other words, if I constantly focus on the negative things happening around me, I "loose ground" and continue to attract more negative things into my life. The concept of gratitude took me a while to grasp, but it is key!

Focus on everything that is currently right in your life and thank God, the Universe, or, as Wattles calls it "Intelligent Substance". It does not really matter what you call it, just be thankful!

To attract what you desire in live you must have a very clear picture of what it is you want, hold onto it in your mind and always be thankful! …

Online Schools – How to Find the Perfect Online School (Do not Enroll Until You Read This)

Nobody likes to settle for things. People deserve to get exactly what they want, in all areas of life. Luckily, the growth of online programs has made this possible when you are continuing your education. Due to the massive amount of online degree programs now open, you do not have to settle, you can pick the program that is the perfect match for you, your goals and your interests.

So many online programs are springing up because there is such a high demand from perspective students. This is due to many different reasons. Chief among these is the great flexibility you'll see when pursuing an online education. Traditional universities are rigid and hard to work around.

You have to live on or near campus so you can get to your classes every day. That means if you live in the next state over of your dream university, you will not be able to attend unless you can raise your entitlement life to move there. For adults with jobs and families, this is not possible. Traditional universities also dictate your schedule to you. You have to show up at specific times in specific places on specific days of the week.

None of these problems transfer to the world of an online education. Take courses from your home, from a university located anywhere in the world, and complete your work when you have the time to do it. It really could not be any easier, the only hard part that remains is making your choice of which program to enroll in.

What level of education do you currently have, and what are you seeking to achieve? These are two very important considerations. With a high school diploma or partially completed credits towards a Bachelors, your options are to get that bachelors, seek out certificate programs or get an associates. All of these can lead to pay increases, new levels of jobs and new career opportunities. If you already have your bachelors, then you should know that both Masters and Doctorate programs are available online. These can get you over the hump or the plateau you reached in your current position or line of work.

Now that you know where you stand in terms of your options, consider the time you have to owe to your studies. If you are ready to focus 100%, you can sign up for accelerated programs that enable you to fly through any level of degree in less than half of the normal time. But this is not a requirement. The beauty of an online education is that if you can only handle one class at a time, that's perfectly acceptable as well.

Do not forget to look into the specifics of each program. Some programs have requirements such as in person finals or interviews. Others have no in person requirements at all, ever. Be sure that you know what you're signing up for beforehand.

Finally, online degrees have gained very in terms of respectability in recent years. …