Volume 1 May 2020 - Flipbook - Page 21
F U T U R E S
V I S U A L I S I N G
Y O U R
F U T U R E
Visualisation is quite like using your imagination. You may think it sounds like some woo-woo your
Aunt Cynthia made up in the 60s but there is scientific proof that visualising (another word used is
manifesting) the life you want to have, makes it more likely to happen. Get the DL on how it works
then use the prompts on the next page to expertly create the career and life of your dreams.
WHAT’S GOING ON IN MY BRAIN?
Our brains, as clever as they are, cannot tell the
difference between a lived or imagined
experience. Here’s an example...Close your eyes
and picture sucking on a lemon. Within a few
seconds, your mouth will water. The thought
created the response even though there is no
lemon. This is because your brain has previously
created something called a neural pathway.
When brain cells communicate frequently, the
connection between them, the neural pathway,
strengthens and can even become habitual.
This can be for things like riding a bike, thought
patterns, views or opinions on certain subjects
HOW DOES THIS WORK IN PRACTICE? WHAT
NOT TO DO.
Here’s an example for you. You hate studying
Maths. You find it hard to learn the concepts and
always have. Because of this, you subconsciously
(without realising) look for information in your
external environment which confirm these
thoughts (neural pathways). The information can
be that maybe you’re grade is lower than others
in the class, you have to ask more questions or
you spend more time with your teacher
explaining concepts to you. This feeds the
thought in your brain that you are bad at
studying math and so when the thought of math
comes up in your brain you automatically react
negatively towards it. ‘Maths = failure’. Neural