We Are Visualizing Success All Wrong. Here’s Why.

September 30, 2021 by
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We control reality with our minds. If you can dream it, you can do it. Seeing yourself succeed helps you believe that you can, and that makes success inevitable.

These are common themes in the self-help community and are popular sentiments from athletes and celebrities who have achieved success. 

Jim Carey wrote himself a $10 million check while he was a struggling actor that was about to expire when he landed the Dumb and Dumber role that launched his career. Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu wrote herself a check for the US open prize money before she won it.

There is undeniable value in setting a goal, but visualising success won’t make success more likely.

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