What You Think is What You Willl
Johnson -- GHF's Motivational Fitness
Your mental images
manifest in your physical world. Here are some questions you
need to ask yourself:
1. How can you become
lean, fit and healthy if all you think about is gaining weight
and eating your favorite unhealthy food?
2. How can you possibly
be successful if all you think about is failing or
3. How can you possibly
make more money if you focus on being in debt?
4. How can you possibly
get a better job if your energy is spent thinking about how
much you hate your current one?
"As a man thinketh in his
heart, so is he" James Allen
When I was obese, most of
my mental brain energy was spent thinking about food. I would
read those women's magazines that had food advertisements in
the first 20 pages. I would stand in line at the supermarket
waiting to buy my high-fat, sugar-loaded items and salivate
over the artistically designed foods in those beautiful gourmet
magazines. When I watched television, I would sit completely
still during every food commercial drooling all the while my
mind was ingesting the images.
I became what I ingested,
thought about and studied. I became a storehouse of excessive
calories. I became what I thought about... fat! If I was ever
to experience a change, I had to change. I had to methodically
My Mental Fuel (Fuel is
energy) what you give energy to grows!
My Mental Images (instant brief snap shots of yourself)
My Thoughts (meditations of images)
My Mental Pictures (complete life like scenes of yourself)
My Choices (decisions) and ultimately My Actions (every
You see, in life,
everything counts. Therefore you must count
Sow a thought, reap an
Reap an action, sow a habit...
Sow that habit, reap a destination!
You are where you are,
right now at this moment, because of your consistent thoughts,
images, and actions, which is the composite of your
From this day forward, if
you want to change your future, you must change your Mental
In order to achieve your
ideal body, your ideal state of thinking, your optimum level of
health and performance in all areas of your life you must
change your mental diet. You must get rid of all negative, self
defeating and destructive material, conversations, unnecessary
relationships, images in your home and workplace.
Replace negative thoughts
with empowering images by changing what you read, what you
watch on TV and the Internet. Change the music you listen to.
If you're depressed and you want to get to a higher more
invigorating state, don't listen to sad "poor me" drippy songs.
Put on some high energy moving and grooving music. Put on what
I call great memory music. You know, the music you played when
everything in your life was awesome. Let your mind take you
back there to that place. Soon you will feel powerful
"esreveR" your order of
thinking. (Reverse Type)
You do this by asking
yourself empowering questions. You are a unique individual. You
have your own picture of success. If you don't... GET
Find some quiet space and
start asking and answering these questions. Print out this page
and write out your answers in detail.
* What does my ultimate
picture of success look like?
* What can I do to feel successful today?
* What can I read, study, ingest that signifies success to
* What do I need to do to be successful?
* Who can (really) help me achieve my success?
* What are the first three things I am going to change to start
my success process?
Never look back at your
past mistakes. That's why they call it the past! You know what
didn't work, you know where your strength is. Call upon it.
Develop your own success program. Each of us have our own ideal
image of success!
Start now. Go out a buy a
magazine that reflect your destiny and only look in that
direction. Forget your past, believe me, everyone is tired of
hearing about it. Look to your future see your reaching, see
your journey. We are all on a journey through this life...
Maybe we will meet along the way. I hope I see you at the
Victoria is a
world-renowned keynote speaker, ranked as one of the top four
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show, "Victoria's Body Shoppe". She has written several books
on personal development, nutrition, and exercise and is a
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