Day 5 of 30 Days of Amazing

The Valuable Lessons in Visualization

Jim Carrey is simply an awesome spirit. As a kid, and even now, Jim was just so cool to me. If you never heard of Jim Carrey, he is an award-winning American actor (Google him). I would like to think that if I had the opportunity to meet him, he would confirm my childhood view. Wait, I just put that into the universe so you know that means… A picture of Jim Carrey and RahGor will be coming soon! I want to use my buddy, Jim Carrey, for this particular RahGor lesson. There was an interview that he did on February 17, 1997 on the Oprah Winfrey Show that has been labeled one of the best Oprah interviews. I’m pretty sure you know about it. But if you don’t know about it, here is the break down…

Around the year of 1987, Jim was considered a broke actor (Yes, there was a time when Jim had no money). He wasn’t making any money in his career (yet) and was hustling hard to make his dream come true in Hollywood. Jim's mentality was pure gold. I say this because he would visualize himself getting big movie roles. We would drive to a very well known residential area in LA and visualize himself actually living there. He would visualize things he wanted coming to him. He said he even took it a step further by writing out a check for $10 million dollars for “Acting Service Rendered” and dated it November 1995. He gave himself 3 years to accomplish the goal. And right before Thanksgiving in 1995, he was offered $10 million dollars to play one of the main characters in the movie “Dumb and Dumber”.

Visualization means the formation of mental visual images; the act or process of interpreting in visual terms or of putting into visible form. Like Jim, we must have a clear picture of the things we want out of life. We also must have to ask ourselves WHY do we want the picture we created in our mind. It doesn't really matter that Jim wrote a check for 10 million dollars and seen it come to reality. What matters is the amount of work he put in behind that vision. His vision was so important to him that he gave his all to see it happen. It takes guts to create and believe in something that hasn't been proven to you as of yet, but who can stop a wo/man that has a clear vision, faith, and the courage to find a way to prove to themselves it can happen? That answer is no one.

30 Days of Amazing

Follow Me on Instagram / Twitter: @RahGor