Step 6 - When
Reaching Goals Use Mental Pictures: Put An MGM Studio In Your Head!
emphasize the connection between reaching goals and mental pictures
smiling face of someone close to you
classroom on your first day at school
first automobile you owned
beautiful sunset on your last vacation
These sentences immediately bring pictures
to your mind.
brain often thinks in pictures.
An understanding of this is important when reaching goals.
The human eye captures an incredibe amount of information
with just one glance and relays it all to the brain which then translates
that information into a form we 'see'.
would be more accurate to say we
see with our brains than with our eyes.
But here is a point that gets more exciting the
more you think about it.
The brain does not need to receive information through
the eyes to see every time.
can recall from memory sights,
sounds and feelings and put the whole sequence together and run
it like a movie all inside our head.
Where is all this leading us in relation to reaching
we could construct our own movie,
cast ourselves in the starring role, and act out the scenes as if
we are achieving and reaching goals we have set and then play it
over and over in our minds, what would be the result?
A movie is made by a lot of people but a key figure
is the director.
His job includes visualizing the script and
guiding the production crew and actors.
be your own director.
Visualize yourself enjoying the benefits of reaching
goals you have formulated.
This may sound a little 'off the wall' but many
find this technique works!
In your mind create your own movie theater.
Imagine it now.
Imagine the walls, the seats, the stage, the screen.
Put yourself in the front row.
Sit back, press a button and start the movie.
See yourself up there in vivid color reaching
goals and enjoying whatever it is you were seeking.
Every time you want to feel a surge of motivation,
in your mind, slip into your own movie theater and just play it
mental imaging merely cooperates
with the way our brain works.
what goes on in our minds has a direct
bearing on our actions, reaching goals, and results we produce
in our lives.
So go ahead! Take a few minutes to:
Visualize your goal, create the mental picture
and put an MGM studio in your head!
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Goals: The Remaining 90% - Sheer Persistence
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