Who is Daniel Mangena?
Hello everyone, Happy Monday!!
I love Mondays. They have so much potential and beautiful energy around them. If you’re in a line of work that causes you to dread Mondays…I urge you to find something else, and quick!
Anyway, that’s not what today’s blog is all about. Without wishing to seem immodest or self-aggrandising, I thought that maybe I should share my story with you. This is with the aim of helping you understand where I have come from on my journey, and why I advocate the things I do.
I have faced great adversity throughout my life, with huge wins and massive set backs. They were all mine though, and (as you will discover) the realisation of that is ultimately what saved me.
I think that is it important to stress: I was not born with a silver spoon in my mouth. I have had to build myself, my life and my fortunes from scratch. Along the way I have had a number of what you might call “horrific” failures. I have been to the top of the mountain and then unceremoniously fallen to the bottom again more than once.
I made my first million at the age of 19. I crossed the threshold with a real estate deal that I did in London.
Winning! Living the dream!
Within six months I was broke again. Long story short: I was incredibly arrogant back then. I did not understand the importance or the need for guidance, support and mentorship. I thought I could do it all by myself and boy was I wrong!
Did I learn from this mistake? Well, by the age of 23 I had amassed another multi-million pound fortune, but once again; it was taken from me and I lost everything.
Now when I lost my first fortune it didn’t really phase me. I had proven to myself that I could amass wealth and so it stood to reason that I could do so again. But, just as with the first time, I lost it all again in fairly short order and in a fairly spectacular fashion.
This time I did not bounce back. I was taken out to the point that I felt completely out of the game. So much so that I not only contemplated suicide, I actively sought out a way to take my own life. I wasn’t bothered about being broke, but the shame of the loss, the regret and the feeling that I was just never going to be able to succeed at anything was so overwhelming, so what was the point in continuing?
I had gone beyond rock bottom.
What saved me?
Well actually it was the fear of failure. I was so fearful of failing to take my life effectively, that I ultimately never took any of the options that were available to me at the time. The fear of being thought of as so pathetic that, even at my lowest ebb; I couldn’t get that one thing right.
That was the point at which I realised, if I truly wanted to kill myself; I would have to learn how to do so. I would have to assume responsibility for the job in hand and this was (although I didn’t realise it at the time) the beginnings of Beyond Intention – my best selling book.
You see I had worked out that in all my successes and failures, I was the common denominator. I had responsibility for all of the success and the failures. It was in becoming obsessed with understanding why the mental tools that had worked twice in creating me such vast fortunes, had also given me subsequent failures of equal magnitude; that I began to forget that my mission was suicide.
Having faced absolute rock bottom, I spent the subsequent ten years refining my process and improving myself, the ultimate evolution of which was Beyond Intention. I’ve also created Alchemic Life Creation and am starting to share the third in (what I suppose you could call) my trilogy: Lucid Living.
I now live a life of complete abundance, with the ability to live where I want to, travel how and when the mood takes me (lockdowns not withstanding of course) and with a total absence of scarcity. This wasn’t because I crossed some magic net worth income threshold. It was because I created the alignment in my inner world, so that my physical experience could be nothing else.
So why tell you this?
Well first and foremost; I want you to know that I am not speaking to you purely from a place of theory. Everything I am teaching has been tried and tested. It has worked, not only in my life, but the lives of everyone else that I have served. Thousands and thousands around the world at this point, all of whom have been empowered to deliberately choose the outcomes that they want in their lives.
There’s going to be doubt in some of you, maybe all of you, who read this. I’m sure it’s not the first time that somebody has told you that their method works! Understand though that this doubt is your mind creating stories, based on what has been reenforced with experience in the past, giving you excuses not to try. Same = safe when it comes to what your subconscious looks to preserve, but I implore you not to let that hold you back from what you deserve!
I hope you will continue to follow and share in my journey. I produce regular Do It With Dan blogs, podcasts and videos. I have three books published now: Stepping Beyond Intention, The Dreamer’s Manifesto and From Time-to-Time (a really great book on time mastery). All of these are here to serve you and make you part of the journey as well.
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