Tip #3 Create Your Own Luck
Reprinted from 21 Lucky Lottery Tips For Selecting, Playing, and Winning Lotteries
By Ric Wallace ~ Luckologist / Multiple Lottery Winner
Some think LUCK is random; others feel it can be created or harnessed.
Many cultures throughout the centuries have believed in LUCK. Some say LUCK is a form of superstition with various interpretations. Some well-known GOOD LUCK superstitions include four-leaf clovers, horseshoes, rabbits’ feet, a heads-up penny, ladybugs, knocking on wood, the color red or green, and crossing your fingers. Many consider the numbers 7, 9, 11, 21, and their own birthdays to be lucky. Some even believe having bird droppings fall on them is a sign of luck!
Yet, you can probably find an equal number of people who believe in BAD LUCK superstitions too. The more familiar beliefs include walking under a ladder, seeing a black cat cross your path, breaking a mirror, or having a Friday the 13, something that Hollywood has capitalized on repeatedly.A Lucky Black Squirrel (Lottery Charm®) pin was used to hold the winning grand prize ticket for the lottery (previously known as Dream Of A Lifetime Lottery) on a corkboard in the office of LotteryCharms.com® creator Ric Wallace.
Is the glass half full or half empty? Both answers are correct. A person’s attitude and belief determine the answer. This analogy can be applied to LUCK. Is it random, or can it be created? Some will say it is completely random, while others like me believe it can be created or harnessed.
My 2-year wealth-luck action plan (see LotteryCharms.com®) consisted of beliefs, dreams, visualizations, actions, and the use of items of LUCK. It all formulated from the idea that a series of smaller wins would eventually lead up to a big win, like tremors in advance of an earthquake. The name LotteryCharms.com® was formalized as a Trademark with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office on May 30, 2002, to help validate my claim of a plan. The Federal Government of Canada’s Trademark office has given my plan the credibility it needs. The LotteryCharms.com® Trademark information is available online, and anyone worldwide can view it. I shared my goal with a federal tax auditor shortly after the start of my 2-year wealth-luck action plan. The Federal Government of Canada also has a copy of the $2,408 win I’ve listed on LotteryCharms.com®.
On May 31, 2004, my 2-year wealth-luck action plan was realized when I won the GRAND PRIZE on a hospital-sponsored Dream Home Lottery. This tax-free prize package, valued at more than $775,000 CDN, consisted of a luxury home, furniture, sports car, appliances, electronics, hot tub, cash, and more. Other wins during this two-year period have been documented on the LotteryCharms.com® website. Some say I missed the mark on my plan by only one day, but 2004 was a leap year, which means I actually reached my goal!
People often approach lotteries with the wrong attitude. They buy a few tickets and because they don’t win the multi million-dollar prizes immediately, they get discouraged. I know buying tickets is no sure thing, yet not buying tickets guarantees you can’t win. Still, in order to be a successful lottery player with multiple wins, it’s not enough simply to buy tickets – you have to work on your attitude as well. It’s almost impossible to win in life if you give up too easily. Even in challenging times, I’ve never allowed myself to get discouraged or lose focus on any of my dreams.
As a child, I struggled with schoolwork. A high school math teacher, whose class I was failing, told me I wouldn’t graduate. He believed my best hope was for full-time employment with the supermarket where I worked. In order to prove him wrong, I went to summer school to improve my mark. At graduation, this same teacher walked up to me asking why I was there. I looked him in the eye and replied, “I went to summer school, I had a better teacher, and I earned a better mark.” He walked away from me speechless!
As a young adult, I grappled with health issues that robbed me of nearly five years of productive life. A few years ago, when I broke my right arm and smashed my hand, I lost use of my right hand for about nine months. In spite of some of these difficulties, I never gave up hope or let anyone else squash my dreams. The reason I’m sharing some of these issues is simply to remind you that we all have challenges to overcome.
Some believe successful people are simply lucky. Talking to people who have prospered, they attribute their accomplishments to goal setting, actions, beliefs, dreams, visions, and the power of positive thinking. In my view, adding an item of luck can help you reach success more quickly. It’s like putting higher-octane fuel in your car – it gives more power and performance. With the right mindset, you truly can create your own luck.
It is your attitude, dreams, desire, belief and actions that determine your success with lotteries and life. When someone asks me if I believe in LUCK, I simply say, “YES!” I wrote this book sitting in the dream home I won. This validates my belief.