Using your imagination to achieve career goals

The ability of your imagination to affect your state of mind makes it an incredible resource for achieving a wide range of career goals. In fact it can be a crucial factor in determining both the nature of your career goals and your level of success. For example regularly imagining yourself successfully performing your desired career role is a wonderful way to ensure that your skills are fully utilised. Your imagination can also play a vital role in brainstorming career ideas when you don’t have a clear vocational path in mind. As well as creatively visualising your desired outcomes, you can also use affirmations (positive statements) to back up your visualisations. In doing this you can dra

Overcoming anxieties and fears

In my last blog we looked at the power of your imagination to bring about much-need changes and the attainment of your goals. Another wonderful facet of imagination is that it can be highly effective in overcoming distressing emotional states such as anxiety and fear. For example visualisations and/or affirmations that relax the body, calm the mind and suggest positive outcomes can be of great assistance if you're troubled by examinations, job interviews or irrational anxieties such as fear of flying or "scary things" such as snakes or spiders. In these situations you can use your imagination to re-programme your subconscious mind to view the feared situation in a more realistic and non-thre