65 Shakti Gawain Quotes and Sayings [Creative Visualization]

Shakti Gawain was the co-founder of New World Library.

In 1977 she started her publishing career with Marc Allen producing educational booklets.

Her first book “Creative Visualization” became a hit after being featured on Oprah Winfrey’s show with over seven million copies sold worldwide.

Shakti Gawain quotes

Gawain wrote several other successful books in the mind/body/spirit genre selling over ten million copies in 38 languages.

In 1992 she founded Nataraj Publishing and a healing center with her husband.
Gawain who had Parkinson’s and Lewy body disease will be remembered through memorial contributions to the Lewy Body Dementia Association.

I have listed below some of the creative quotes by Shakti Gawain.

Best Shakti Gawain Quotes


The universe will reward you for taking risks on its behalf. ~ Shakti Gawain.


Assertiveness is not what you do, it’s who you are! ~ Shakti Gawain.


The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be. ~ Shakti Gawain.


Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen to them. ~ Shakti Gawain.

You can love other people only to the degree that you’ve come to love and accept yourself. ~ Shakti Gawain.


No scoundrel is so stupid as to not find a reason for his vile conduct. ~ Shakti Gawain.

To whatever degree you listen and follow your intuition, you become a creative channel for the higher power of the universe. ~ Shakti Gawain.

We live in a culture that doesn’t acknowledge or validate human intuition and doesn’t encourage us to rely on our intuitive wisdom. ~ Shakti Gawain.

I am convinced that life in a physical body is meant to be an ecstatic experience. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Every time you don’t follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness. ~ Shakti Gawain.


We all have within us a deep wisdom, but sometimes we don’t know we have it. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Our life is a reflection of what we believe we deserve. As we deepen our acceptance of and open ourselves to the Infinite love of the universe, a new power flows through us, releasing us from the bondage of our old way of life. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Famous Shakti Gawain Quotes

Everything that happens to us can be looked at as a gift. Although it’s quite difficult when you’re in the middle of a hard struggle with something, it’s hard to see it as a gift, but in retrospect, we can almost always look back and say, Oh, I see why I had to go through that. ~ Shakti Gawain.

If you constantly think of illness, you eventually become ill; if you believe yourself to be beautiful, you become so. ~ Shakti Gawain.


Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful. ~ Shakti Gawain.

What we create within is mirrored outside of us. ~ Shakti Gawain.

When you’re following your energy and doing what you want all the time, the distinction between work and play dissolves. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Very seldom do we receive any support for trusting ourselves, listening to our own sense of inner truth, and expressing ourselves in a direct and honest way. ~ Shakti Gawain.


I’m especially interested in relationships since that is a part of life that causes enormous pain for many people. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Change happens not by trying to make yourself change, but by becoming conscious of what’s not working. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Popular Shakti Gawain Quotes

Trusting your intuition means tuning in as deeply as you can to the energy you feel, following that energy moment to moment, trusting that it will lead you where you want to go and bring you everything you desire. ~ Shakti Gawain.


My true relationship is with myself – all others are simply mirrors of it. ~ Shakti Gawain.

It isn’t necessary to be perfect to be a channel for the universe. You just have to be real- be yourself. The more real, honest, and spontaneous you are, the more freely the creative force can flow through you. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Most of us have considerable prosperity in our lives. Often, we are so busy pursuing our unmet desires that we are unable to enjoy all that we already have. Allowing ourselves to really appreciate the prosperity we have created is a big step toward opening to even greater fulfillment. ~ Shakti Gawain.

The people we are in relationships with are always a mirror, reflecting our own beliefs, and simultaneously we are mirrors, reflecting their beliefs. ~ Shakti Gawain.


You create your opportunities by asking for them. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Spirit is the essence of consciousness, the energy of the universe that creates all things. Each one of us is a part of that spirit – a divine entity. So the spirit is the higher self, the eternal being that lives within us. ~ Shakti Gawain.

A painful time in our life is what I call a healing crisis. We are letting go of something old and opening to something new. ~ Shakti Gawain.

One law of energy is this: energy of a certain quality or vibration tends to attract energy of a similar quality and vibration. ~ Shakti Gawain.


While prosperity is in some ways related to money, it is not caused by money. ~ Shakti Gawain.

My willingness to be intimate with my own deep feelings creates the space for intimacy with another. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Top Shakti Gawain Quotes

We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform to our own or other people’s models, learn to be ourselves, and allow our natural channel to open. ~ Shakti Gawain.

In order to heal themselves, people must recognize, first, that they have an inner guidance deep within and, second, that they can trust it. ~ Shakti Gawain.


A deadness occurs in relationships when people are no longer willing to tell each other how they really feel. ~ Shakti Gawain.

My inner guidance is there for me to call on anytime I need or want extra clarity, wisdom, knowledge, support, creative inspiration, love, or companionship. ~ Shakti Gawain.

I believe that everybody needs to tell their story – to be heard, to be seen, to be acknowledged, to be understood. We all want that, deep down inside – and writing a book is a great way to make sense of your own experience and to share it with others. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Powerful Shakti Gawain Quotes

Most of us are in touch with our intuition whether we know it or not, but we’re usually in the habit of doubting or contradicting it so automatically that we don’t even know it has spoken. ~ Shakti Gawain.


Every one of us comes into this life with lessons to learn and gifts to give. ~ Shakti Gawain.

When you truly give up trying to be whole through others, you end up receiving what you always wanted from others. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Problems are messages. ~ Shakti Gawain.

An affirmation is a strong, positive statement that something is already so. ~ Shakti Gawain.

The most powerful thing you can do to change the world is to change your own beliefs about the nature of life, people, and reality to something more positive… and begin to act accordingly. ~ Shakti Gawain.


The more willing you are to surrender to the energy within you, the more power can flow through you. ~ Shakti Gawain.

We can learn to move into the unknown with the confidence that we have a guiding force within us that is showing us the way. ~ Shakti Gawain.

We are attracted to people who express the qualities we deny or repress in ourselves. ~ Shakti Gawain.

If we look honestly at our relationships, we can see so much about how we have created them.
~ Shakti Gawain.


Learning to trust our intuition is an art form, and like all other art forms, it takes practice to perfect. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Each one of us has all the wisdom and knowledge we ever need right within us. It is available to us through our intuitive mind, which is our connection with universal intelligence. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Anything in life that we don’t accept will simply make trouble for us until we make peace with it. ~ Shakti Gawain.


May you be blessed with everything your heart desires. ~ Shakti Gawain.

When I’m trusting and being myself as fully as possible, everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously. ~ Shakti Gawain.

The key point to understand is that prosperity is an internal experience, not an external state, and it is an experience that is not tied to having a certain amount of money. ~ Shakti Gawain.

I was looking for what the meaning of life was. ~ Shakti Gawain.


When you see beauty anywhere, it’s a reflection of yourself. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Shakti Gawain Quotes on Creative Visualization

Following our inner guidance may feel risky and frightening at first, because we are no longer playing it safe, doing what we ‘should’ do, pleasing others, following rules, or deferring to outside authority. ~ Shakti Gawain.


In order to cause a shadow to disappear, you must shine light on it. ~ Shakti Gawain.

When we consistently suppress and distrust our intuitive knowingness, looking instead for authority, validation, and approval from others, we give our personal power away. ~ Shakti Gawain.

Your intuition will tell you where you need to go; it will connect you with people you should meet; it will guide you toward work that is meaningful for you – work that brings you joy, work that feels right for you. ~ Shakti Gawain.

When we finally give up the struggle to find fulfillment out there, we have nowhere to go but within. It is at this moment of total surrender that a new light begins to dawn. ~ Shakti Gawain.


We have to get good at being with ourselves before we can hope to be good at being in relationships with others. ~ Shakti Gawain.

We always attract into our lives whatever we think about most, believe in most strongly, expect on the deepest level, and imagine most vividly. ~ Shakti Gawain.

What I am actually saying is that we need to be willing to let our intuition guide us, and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly. ~ Shakti Gawain.

While no amount of financial wealth can guarantee an experience of prosperity, it is possible to experience prosperity at almost any level of income, except when we are unable to meet our basic physical needs. ~ Shakti Gawain.

So these were the 65 quotes by Shakti Gawain.

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