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Yes, I Can!: Using Visualization To Achieve Your Goals by Robin Nixon

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2

Belief Is Half the Battle

Man is what he believes.

– Anton Chekhov

In this chapter you will:

  • examine and strengthen your beliefs
  • look forward to and relish change
  • quickly recover from failure and try again

Belief is a very powerful thing. Everything you know and do is built on beliefs. It’s true. Nothing is really based on facts because, as any scientist will tell you, no fact is ever proven to be a hundred per cent true – only the statistical chance of a thing being true can be considered.

Yes, it might be that every time you let go of an apple it falls to the ground. But that’s only up until now. What about in the future? You might tell me not to be so ridiculous but, for the sake of argument, assume you’re a character in the Matrix movies. ...

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