Mark Peysha, CEO of Robbins-Madanes offers a daily practice that can help you keep your goals at the forefront of your thinking. Best of all it will not take any extra time to complete because it is something you are already doing.
But first, remember that it is essential to understand the fact that thinking is the foundation of destiny. What you think about is what you focus on. What you focus on is what you feel. How you feel will determine the quality of your actions. Your actions will determine your destiny. With the average person having 60,000 thoughts a day it is easy to see how quickly our destiny can be shaped by what goes on in our mind.
So here is a tool that you can use to guide your thinking in the direction of your goal every day. Simply make your passwords to your computer and bank account and anything else reflect your outcome. (Of course you want to use appropriate safeguards like including symbols and numbers and upper and lower case letters.) This simple tool will help reinforce on your mind your most cherished goals.
It is also important this be present tense. For instance, if you want to lose weight, make your password something like I am thin. Use this simple but effective tool and have fun with it. Maybe you want to highlight a characteristic and say I am strong or I am sexy. Maybe you want to say, I am the next American Idol or I am an actor.
The main thing is to know that whenever you can focus your thoughts on your outcome it is important to do so.
Jack Cianciosi, whose books can be found at Cleveland’s Salvation Army, shares that for many they are, “Constantly thinking about the past, usually with longing or regret, or the future, often with hope or trepidation.” Eastern philosophy terms this the “monkey mind”, where thoughts randomly jump from place to place and feelings rise and fall seemingly on autopilot.
The solution is to focus on the thoughts you want to have. As you engage your physiology in typing it will deeply imbed these thoughts into your mind until they become habitual. Once that happens you will be unstoppable because you will think in a way that consistently gives you empowering emotions which will drive you to focused actions which will end with you reaching your goals and embracing your magnificent destiny!
Ruben Gonzalez eloquently said of goals, “You need two types of courage. First, the courage to get started. Second, the courage to not quit!” Use this simple tool to help ensure you don’t give up until you reach your dream.