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What Do You Expect? The Power Of Positive Expectation
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For those that don't know me, I am a school teacher and have been for 9 years. There are many lessons that I teach, yet so many more that I have been taught. One of the greatest and most important lessons I have learned is to have high expectations for my students. The theory is that, if I communicate high expectations and stand firm to them, the students will ultimately work themselves up to those expectations. On the other hand, if 13-14 year old students are not held to a high standard, they will only work up to a certain level. This level is usually much lower than they can actually achieve.

The same concept is true in everyday life. Why do some people accomplish the things they set out to do and enjoy great success? Is it luck? Is it being at the right place at the right time? Sometimes that's the case. However, a simple, yet factual reason these people succeed consistently is that they expect to. I'm sure you've seen this in your own life. When you go into a situation expecting to succeed, you generally do. When you go into it expecting failure, that's what you usually end up with. Either way, it's a valuable lesson to be learned. In order to increase your level of success, you need to increase your level of expectation. The amazing thing is, when your expectations are high, you generally experience more good luck and seem to regularly end up at the right place at the right time.

This concept may be difficult for some to master. Some of you have had difficult experiences in life, and experienced a great deal of failure. You want to increase your expectations, but your subconscious is telling you that you are still not good enough and you will fail again. How do you combat the negative inner voice and expect success? The best way is to envision it. As you envision success in your imagination, you are actually "seeing" yourself succeed. Your subconscious mind cannot tell the difference between a real or imagined event. As a result, when you see this success happening, your subconscious takes a hold of it, and you start to believe it. As your faith grows, so does your expectation of success. When you take the action you need to take, you will do so with a positive frame of mind, and a faith that will expect nothing short of ultimate success.

Are you expecting success today? If so, you are much more likely to enjoy it. Have a spectacular day!


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