Do your believe our imagination has much to do with success?
Arnold Schwarzenegger won the title of Mr. Universe seven times. But he
didn't keep his title by only pumping iron.
As part of his workout routine, he would frequently go into the corner of
the gym and visualize himself winning the title again.
Jack Nicklaus, the great professional golfer, explained his imaging
technique. He said
"First I 'see' the ball where I want it to finish - nice and white and
sitting up high on the
bright green grass. Then the scene quickly changes, and I 'see' the ball
going there; its
path, trajectory and shape, even its behavior on the landing. Then," says
"there's sort of a fade-out, and the next scene shows me making the kind of
will turn the previous images into reality."
I recall hearing the story of a prisoner of war who spent his years of
playing golf - on the course of his mind. When he was released and returned
to California, one of his
first desires was to head for the nearest golfing facility. He was totally
shocked at how his game
had improved. Without question, his imagination had greatly enhanced his
Today, practice "seeing" yourself winning.