Learning to Visualize

I visualized myself being a famous actor and earning big money. I could feel and taste success – I just knew it would all happen.

– Arnold Schwarzenegger

In this chapter you will:

  • learn the history of creative visualization
  • understand how visualization works
  • be ready to start using creative visualization to change your life

Creative visualization has been known about and understood for hundreds (if not thousands) of years. For example, ancient cave dwellers visualized the animals they would hunt and how they would do it, and drew this on their cave walls.

Throughout history shamans have used visualization for healing, and we know that the ancient Greeks implemented guided imagery as part of their culture – the imagination ...

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