You may be familiar with with popular adage, “Your focus creates your reality.” Variants of this saying also include:
“You get what you focus on, so focus on what you want.”
“Energy flows where attention goes.”
“What you focus on expands.”
I love pithy maxims as much as the next person but I’m more interested in practical wisdom.
When I hear a quote or idea that resonates with me, I typically ask questions like, “What makes this true? What basis does this statement have in reality?” “Can I corroborate this with an experience from my own life?”
I’ve found that sayings that have been around for a long time tend to contain at least some truth or wisdom. It turns out there is a lot of wisdom packed into the idea that your focus creates your reality. Let me walk you through a short exercise that will demonstrate, on a small scale, how your powerful your focus can be...