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Achieve Your Goals by Andy Smith

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Place the Goal in Your Future

Now that your goal is defined, you need to install it into your future. To do this you need to find out which direction in your perceptual space signifies “future” to you, to engage your whole brain in the goal installation.

Help Your Unconscious to Organize Time

Because we can’t see time, we tend to use spatial metaphors to think and talk about it. We use expressions like “the distant past”, “the short term”, and “the far future”. The idea of time as being a linear sequence of events, in which one moment follows another, will feel quite familiar to you. This is how your unconscious mind organizes your past memories – events that happened a long time ago feel further away than something that happened yesterday, ...

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