If you desire a winning mentality that takes your mindset to where it needs to be, you need to change your perception of your reality. So much of our lives are predicated on the lens through which we view life. Our perception impacts how we view, comprehend, analyze, reflect, and interact with the world around us.
I have no idea how so many of you could put yourself in a position where you view everything in a negative light. I’m really hoping that this podcast is the podcast that inspires you to implement the five steps I laid out in the episode and put them to use to change your perspective, create a winner’s mindset, and better your reality.
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When You Change Your Perception, You Can Better Your Reality
Let’s examine quotes from three famous creators to illustrate the power of perception.
“Perception precedes reality.”- Andy Warhol.
“All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.” – Leonardo da Vinci.
“To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions.” – Stephen R. Covey.
As these quotes demonstrate, perception is extremely important in how you lead your life. Your perception is what becomes your reality; there is no doubt about that. Your reality changes as constantly as your thoughts. That is why when you change your perception, it can alter the life you are living. Visualizing happiness and your future self only takes a few minutes a day. Today’s episode will explore the following topics:
- Why perception is the lens through which we view life
- Story of two twin brothers and how perception influenced each differently
- What influences perception?
- How self-identity impacts how you change your perspective
- Five Steps to change your perception for the better
- By Changing Your Perception, You Can Reshape Your Reality
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Questions For You And Your Friends Or Family Members To Discuss How You Change Your Perception
- Do you believe in the power of perception?
- What did you take away from the story of the twin boys?
- When you change your perception, how does it change your reality?
- What happened to Rachel Hollis when she changed her perception?
- How is your perception formed?
- Which of the five steps to change your perception will you implement first?
- How can you apply the episode to your life?
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- Transcript from the episode: https://johnrmiles.com/5-steps-to-change-your-perception/
- Purchase Dr. Marisa Franco’s Book Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make–and Keep Friends: https://amzn.to/3f5NoHP (Amazon Link)
- Purchase Dr. Jay Van Bavel’s book The Power of Us: Harnessing Our Shared Identities to Improve Performance, Increase Cooperation, and Promote Social Harmony: https://amzn.to/3R1Vfn3 (Amazon Link)
- My interview with Rachel Hollis: https://passionstruck.com/rachel-hollis-becoming-your-best-self/
- My interview with Scott Barry Kaufman and Jordyn Feingold: https://passionstruck.com/jordyn-feingold-scott-barry-kaufman-chose-growth/
- My solo episode about how your environment influences who you become: https://passionstruck.com/how-your-environment-influences-who-you-become/
- My solo episode on why your brain dictates your reality: https://passionstruck.com/why-your-brain-dictates-your-reality/
- My interview with Ayelet Fishbach, a professor at the Booth School of Business University of Chicago, on how to get it done, the science of motivation: https://passionstruck.com/ayelet-fishbach-get-it-done-find-the-fun-path/
- My interview with Katy Milkman, Ph.D. on how to create lasting behavior change: https://passionstruck.com/katy-milkman-behavior-change-for-good/
- My solo episode on why micro choices matter: https://passionstruck.com/why-your-micro-choices-determine-your-life/
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John R. Miles is the CEO, and Founder of PASSION STRUCK®, the first of its kind company, focused on impacting real change by teaching people how to live Intentionally. He is on a mission to help people live a no-regrets life that exalts their victories and lets them know they matter in the world. For over two decades, he built his own career applying his research of passion-struck leadership, first becoming a Fortune 50 CIO and then a multi-industry CEO. John is also a prolific public speaker, venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and author.
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