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Yes, I Can!: Using Visualization To Achieve Your Goals

Yes, I Can!: Using Visualization To Achieve Your Goals

Robin Nixon

ISBN: 978-0-857-08310-4 June 2012 Capstone 298 Pages


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Yes I Can! is for anyone who ever said, “I wish I could be like that person.” Deep down we know that we all have the potential to be “that person”, but achieving it seems impossible in practice. Well it’s not impossible - you have the power to dramatically change your life. You can become more confident and motivated and find greater focus and direction in your life. You can become a better leader or manager and fill yourself with positive energy. You can lead the fulfilling life you have always dreamed of, and much more.

See yourself as successful. Be successful.

You have the power to change your life in ways that you may not even realize. As long as you can see where you want to be, or what you want to achieve, then you can make it happen. All you need to do is set aside a few minutes a day to visualize what you want to change or improve, and you’ll find the focus and direction to get what you want.

Using the power of creative visualization and other well-understood psychological techniques, you’ll find this book is packed with practical, real world examples of changes that you can achieve in your life, using tried and tested techniques that have been demonstrated to be highly effective in numerous controlled studies.

Yes I Can! contains simple, easy-to-follow, five–minute exercises developed by motivation expert Robin Nixon, which have worked wonders for thousands of others – now it’s time to make them work for you.

How this book will change your life

By following the exercises in this book, you'll learn how to achieve all the following, and much more:

  • Learn to love yourself, life and others more – and be loved too
  • Achieve any goal on which you set your heart
  • Attain a level of self-confidence to match your abilities
  • Quickly recover from failure to try again
  • Motivate yourself when there's a task to do
  • Increase your stamina, concentration and commitment
  • Diminish negative energy
  • Learn to relax and become fulfilled

From now on, your answer to every question that life throws at you will be, ‘Yes I can!’

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction 1

1 – Learning to Visualize 5

2 – Belief Is Half the Battle 13

3 – Standing Up for Yourself 21

4 – Lighting the Fire Inside 29

5 – Building Confi dence 39

6 – Practising Patience and Perseverance 49

7 – Plucking Up Courage 61

8 – Setting and Achieving Goals 71

9 – Leading from the Front 83

10 – Committing Yourself 93

11 – Gaining Boundless Enthusiasm 103

12 – Acquiring Better Focus 113

13 – Assuming Responsibility 125

14 – Using Body Language 135

15 – Encouraging Creativity 149

16 – Generating Positive Energy 165

17 – Painting the Vista 181

18 – Fostering Curiosity 199

19 – Learning to Relax 211

20 – Spreading Happiness 223

21 – Taking Pride 237

22 – Becoming Fulfilled 247

About the Author 263