5 Steps to Using Visualization to Get What You Want

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What do you want out of life? More importantly, how do you intend to go about getting it?

We all have so many wants. Some are very simple, such as wanting to lose five pounds in time for swimsuit season. While others, such as changing to a new career, are more complex. Interestingly, you can use the same technique to get what you want, whether your goal is big or small.

Visualization is the technique of picturing a goal in your mind in detail so that you can manifest this change in your life. Sound hard? It is not. By following these five simple steps, you will get what you want in almost no time at all.

Engage Fully in the Vision

It will help if you put yourself into the visualization as fully as you possibly can. Use all your senses and emotions to experience this vision in a way that is real to you. There can be no holding back here.

Experience Different Viewpoints

What does this visualization feel like to you? Experience it first as yourself so that you can connect emotions to actions. You want to feel every part of it. Now, step back and experience it again as if you are watching yourself succeed outside of yourself, like watching a movie. Why? It helps you to see details you might miss otherwise.

Live the Success

When done with the visualization, it is time to live the part. Become the person you saw at the end of the vision. How does that person move? Think? Act?

Reinforce the Message

Visualization needs backup to be successful. The world is full of negative influences, some of them finding root in your mind. Keep your self-talk positive, use affirmations, and look for ways to constantly reinforce the vision in your mind without tearing it down.

Make the Vision Tangible in a Way You can See it

Creating a dream board or collage will set out your visualization in a place where you experience it constantly. Seeing it over and over will also reinforce your goals and strengthen your resolve.

By following these steps, you will find your dream becoming more and more solid. Of course, you are going to have to put in the work to achieve what you want. However, by using visualization, you get clear where you are going and how to get there. 

Until next time, stay safe, and keep the faith.