Saturday, January 16, 2010

The Mirror Reflection

Have ever looked into the mirror and felt that you are not well dressed for an occasion?
If your answer to this question is yes, then you are absolutely right, because the mirror reflects just what you see and feel.
Everything you see on the outside is the exact REPLICA of what is in the inside.
How then do you see or Picture yourself to be?
From his book , THE MIILION DOLLAR HABITS- Brain TRACY Writes;
How You See Yourself

The second part of your self-concept is your self-image. Beginning with the work of Dr. Maxwell Maltz, and his book Psycho-Cybernetics, we learn that the way you see yourself on the inside largely determines how you perform on the outside. If you see yourself as positive, popular, productive and successful on the inside, that is exactly how you will act on the outside. The way you behave on the outside will largely determine the results that you get. The results that you get will reinforce your self-concept, in either a positive or negative way, and will set you up to repeat the same behaviors in the next similar situation. Your self-concept is often called your “inner mirror.” This is the mirror that you look into prior to engaging in any performance, or entering into any event of importance. If you see yourself as confident and successful prior to meeting a new person, applying for a job, or making a presentation, that is how you will perform in the actual situation. If you have a poor self-image, if you see yourself as not being particularly popular, confident, or attractive, your negative self-image will
make you to feel clumsy, awkward and inadequate in subsequent situations. One of the most important habits that you develop is the habit of feeding your mind with positive pictures and images of yourself performing at your very best prior to every situation of importance.
Take a few moments, as athletes, politicians and performers do, and imagine yourself as if you were outstanding at what you were about to do. Hold that picture in your mind for as long as you possibly can. Then, relax and let it go. Later, when you find yourself in that situation, your subconscious mind will remember the picture and give you the words, actions and gestures that correspond exactly to the picture that you created a short time before