Jennice Vilhauer says we act based on what we expect rather than what we want. There’s often a disconnect between our true desires and what we expect to get.
In an effort to protect us from the pain of disappointment, our subconscious mind will lower our expectations and we’ll act according to those rather than pursuing our big dreams.Expect something better than you’ve got in the past by overriding automatic thoughts with your conscious mind.
Elite athletes do this by visualizing themselves winning the big game. When you change your expectations you change your life by acting in ways that support you achieving your goals.Laura Connell is author of It’s Not Your Fault: Subconscious Reasons We Self-Sabotage and How to Stop.Read more on pickthebrain.com