Why You Should Start Visualizing Your Perfect Home and Life Today
“Visualisation” is something you hear a lot of from various communities and circles, ranging from alternative spiritual groups, to success-oriented entrepreneurial networks.
Many people swear by the powers of visualisation to put your life on the right track, motivate you, and align circumstances in your favour, so as to give you the best possible chance of success.
All the same, though, visualisation also has a bit of a bad rap, partly due to the idea that it’s about trying to bring success into your life, with no effort.
Visualising your perfect home and life may mean different things to different people. It might involve imagining a Mark Saunders builder constructed luxury château, and a property that includes its own forest and stables.
Or, it might involve a vision of you sitting in a stylish city apartment, and running a successful tech startup.
In any case, here are some reasons why – despite your potential reservations – you should start visualising your perfect home and life today.
It will help to keep you motivated and remind you of what you’re missing out on if you don’t put in your best effort
First things first: it’s sometimes difficult to keep up motivation in life, and it’s all too easy to lose track of the great future that you’re working towards, and to give in to procrastination, time wasting, and unproductive actions in the short term.
By regularly visualising your dream home and life, you help to keep yourself motivated. You remind yourself of what you’re missing out on if you don’t put in your best effort.
Hopefully, the idea of missing out on those great things should scare you into taking action.
If you don’t know what you want, you are unlikely to ever get it
A lot of people quite like the idea of “going with the flow.” There are a few problems with this idea as it’s commonly understood.
For one thing, “going with the flow” implies not following your own plan, but trusting that things will work out for you all the same.
The thing is – if you don’t know what you want to get out of life, you are unlikely to ever get it. If you leave your desires half-formed in your subconscious mind, and don’t bring them to light and work towards them, you may well find that time runs away from you, and you end up somewhere that you don’t want to be.
It’s simply a fun and uplifting exercise
There’s just something fun and uplifting about visualising your dream life and home. It takes you back to the kind of enthusiasm, optimism, and wonder that you probably felt as a child when playing make-believe.
Of course, if you’re going to put in the effort to visualise your ideal circumstances in life, you shouldn’t just let those visions remain purely as daydreams. You should act to pursue them.
All the same, imagining how good it will feel to achieve your goals is likely to bring a smile to your face and to make you feel pretty positive for a moment.
[a contributed post]