Monday, January 18, 2010

You Can Program Yourself For Success

Have you ever heard about how hypnotists can make people do things like quit smoking or feel less pain? From what I’ve read, the way it works is the hypnotist puts a suggestive message in your subconscious. I’ve never tried it personally, but they say when you wake up it feels like there’s a voice in the back of your head that encourages you or discourages you to do a particular activity.

A more technical term for this is “subliminal programming”. It means exactly what it sounds like – programming the brain on a subconscious level. Subliminal programming is widely used today not just in hypnotism, but in self-empowerment and goal-setting. There are many gurus and workshops around today that teach people how to do this.

The thing with these workshops is they’re usually pretty expensive. If you’re a little skeptical about the whole thing, you might want to try it out first at home. There are software packages now that can teach you the same techniques without a live instructor.

This software program is like your very own personal self-empowerment coach that focuses on affirmations, subliminal programming, visualizations and goal-setting.

The concept is basically this – your present reality is something you project from your own thinking. So if you’re a positive thinker, then you will see the world as positive and always see opportunities. If you’re a negative thinker, then you tend to see things in terms of shortcomings and barriers. Now, most of us vary our thinking due to how we feel at that moment and what the circumstances are just then. What if there was a way to control your thinking?

You can by constantly bombarding yourself with positive affirmations. Actually, I’ve read that some athletes practice visualization techniques to fine-tune their skills. This program does the same thing, helping you visualize your goals and build confidence to achieve those goals.

This particular program has an interesting system where you have to finish sentences after your chosen affirmation. As you complete your sentences, your mind usually tries to create opposing thoughts to negate your affirmations. The program backs you up by allowing you to start practicing how to counter-attack those bad thoughts with more good thoughts. You learn how to break through your personal barriers.

In conclusion, if you’re interested in trying out subliminal programming, you can try out the program on your computer. A lot of people swear by it, saying that it helps them stay focused on their goals and feel positive. The software is pretty easy to use, and you get lots of helpful freebies. My recommendation is try it out because it works well as a booster even together with other programs and techniques.

1 comment:

YST said...

I read somewhere the athletes that did a bit of mental training performed better than those that didn't.