What’s your picture of the future?

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FUTURE. How can you build a picture of the future that isn’t dependent on the past? First ask yourself, does the way I see myself correlate or interfere with that future?

 

What’s your picture of the future?

This question leads to several other ones.

How do you envision it?

What is your place in it?

Are you the same person or do you differ from your current self somehow?

What are you feeling in this future?

Does it align with your dream life or are they two separate entities?

You may think of these questions as irrelevant and not related to your current situation. However, without answers to them, you can’t move forward and expect a certain result. As Einstein said, doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result, is called insanity.

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You may have tried many times to lead a healthy lifestyle or change a defective habit but your attempts didn’t go far. It’s possible that you truly never saw your healthy self in that future, doing what’s needed. You could have kept trying the same methods without regard to different possibilities because it simply never occurred to you that you are capable of doing it differently. And that’s when your default future was created.  Don’t let the past define the future, use it as a learning experience, not as a measure of what’s to come.

When I realized that no matter how I picture my future, if I don’t change the way I see myself in it, I will keep crashing into my default view of it while my dreams will be somewhere else on a side. Once your view of yourself changes to reflect many possibilities of what can be, you can start changing your default future and your actions will align with it.

When our perception shifts, behavior follows. As I was creating a new vision of myself, I started doing what was needed to go along with that vision. Things started happening almost automatically, new circumstances began to unfold, new people and opportunities came about. Our minds miraculously create the reality we truly believe in.

How can you build a picture of the future that isn’t dependent on the past? First ask yourself, does the way I see myself correlate or interfere with that future?

If there are more inconsistencies in the way you see yourself now and how that self can create the desired future, things need to change in order for correlation to occur.

MARIA SHENKMAN

Text was published in cooperation with the author via https://mindfreeing.com/

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