“If you change yourself you will change your world. If you change how you think then you will change how you feel and what actions you take. And so the world around you will change. Not only because you are now viewing your environment through new lenses of thoughts and emotions but also because the change within can allow you to take action in ways you wouldn’t have – or maybe even have thought about – while stuck in your old thought patterns.” Mahatma Gandhi
One of the fastest ways to get what you want is to act as if you are already living the change you desire. Acting as if is a way of modeling the thoughts, beliefs, actions and reactions of someone living the change you desire.
Can you remember a time when you walked into a room and immediately knew if someone was happy, mad, irritated, tired, or excited? How did you know what kind of mood they were in? Weren’t they acting as if they were in that mood? Continue reading →