The following websites provide resources for further reading about how to create a better life and a better world:
The Office of Prayer Research
The Intention Experiment website
The Institute of Noetic Sciences
Global Peace Meditation Prayer Day (organizers of million-person, 5-continent prayers for peace)
Princeton University’s long-term statistical studies of the effect of group prayer and mass consciousness on random number generators
Many international prayer groups with a more traditional Christian perspective may be found here
And The Secret provides a good introduction to the law of attraction.
There are too many other resources to list here, and you might be interested in some more than others. But these resources can at least get you started.