How to Think Success

Attaining success in whatever endeavor you choose to embark on can happen when you can create the right circumstances for it to happen. You can work very hard at putting all the pieces of the puzzle together and there is no doubt that as long as you are determined to succeed, then eventually you will.

But there is one really important part of any success puzzle that the vast majority of people miss out and this can cost a great deal of time and effort.

That one thing is in knowing how to think success!

Sure, anyone can dream of success and hope that it will someday come to them. But dreaming or idly wishing on its own will not make anything happen in the physical world. You waste much time on daydreaming about the success you want when you don't add the most important ingredient to that daydreaming, which is active thinking.

What is Active Thinking?

This is the kind of thinking that generates ideas. Its not the same as simply allowing your thoughts to be directed by whatever happens to be going on around you at any given time. This is not real thinking at all, even though it sure feels like it. It's just your head being filled with the processing of all the information that is coming to you via your five senses.

It keeps your brain active and busy, but it does not constitute real thinking. It's just busy!

Real thinking comes when you can relax in a quiet situation without anything to invade your thoughts from outside. Then you can direct your own thoughts in the direction you want them to go and create ideas that come from your own internal creative ability.

This is an ability that every human being is in possession of, so it's no use making excuses for not doing this. Everybody can think creatively. It's just that most people don't because it actually requires a certain amount of effort to consciously direct your thoughts rather than have external things directing them for them.

Using Thoughts to Create Success

Your thoughts, when focused by sustained mental effort and then directed by yourself can create success ideas that you can them put to use in order to bring about the success you desire in the most efficient and effective way. This is the great thing about creative ideas.

They are usually better than what already exists and it is how the great inventors throughout the ages have been able to come up with their innovative creations.

Take Thomas Edison, as an example. He created many amazing, for his time, inventions including the electric carbon fiber light bulb and the first sound recording and playback machine. He didn't have any frame of reference to bring his ideas into form, they were created in his imagination from his ability to create ideas.

You can do that too. Create ideas from your imagination and use those ideas to come up with strategies that will make your chosen area a success. You just have to decide what you want, know that you want it and be ready to direct your thoughts in the right direction to bring your creative ability into action.

Written by: Terry Didcott