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How To "Fake It 'Til You Make It" To Be Successful

How To, "Fake It 'Til You Make It", Be Successful, Success Tips, Motivation

Surely you've heard about the "Fake It 'Til You Make It" saying in your life. Even if you haven't you're reading it now. 

One thing is sure, this saying causes a mix of reactions from people. We can divide into to two extremes: A positive one, for those who look for the spiritual side of personal development, and a negative one, for those who focus only on the word "fake" and see this has being a counterfeit that mislead others to his own benefit.

If you know us, you know that we advocate personal development to the fullest, so we bring to you the "Fake It 'Til You Make It" philosophy from the positive side that empowers you to become the best you can possibly be.

Success for us, it's a matter of constantly growing your mind, making a difference in others lives by what you become. "Fake It 'Til You Make It" it's a way to do become successful if you acknowledge the tips we give you on this article. Without further ado here's the way to "Fake It 'Til You Make It" to become successful:

How To "Fake It 'Til You Make It" To Be Successful

1. Understanding The Ways Of The Mind

How To "Fake It 'Til You Make It" To Be Successful: Understanding The Ways Of The MindLots of literature on this subject but we'll try to simplify in the most common language. You have three kind of systems of the mind: a. conscious, that represents your current awareness; b. subconscious, that we aren't totally aware but have access to it; c. unconscious, we don't have awareness and access to it. 

Like it or not, the three are constantly part of our lives. The conscious part is what we control, but random thoughts and feelings that we don't want, can strike us anytime, if we don't influence our subconscious. To achieve something you're not, you must go one step beyond it, you must believe it fully in order to influence your whole body to think so and act like it. That includes your brain. The trick is to learn how to influence your subconscious mind. You do that by going from a conscious state to an unconscious by acting the way you want to become. 

One way to tap into the subconscious mind is to repeat positive affirmations over and over to yourself. You're making yourself believing it more and more, so in a way you are "fake it 'till you make it" by influencing your subconscious mind.

2. Put It Into Practice

How To "Fake It 'Til You Make It" To Be Successful: Put It Into Practice
It doesn't work if you only think or read about it, you have to bring it to existence by the power of execution. You really have to "fake it" not wish upon it. If you feel discomfort in an particular situation, maybe is because you put your body in a fearful position whenever that situation comes around and no wonder fear and doubt hit you, you feel paralyzed. Although your inside tells you to go away from that situation, "fake it"! 

Rise upon the challenge, copy the mannerisms of someone you know that is really comfortable with that  situation, change your whole body language like you're in control. Just try it! The times that fearful people tried this and got through the whole situation, they became stronger after it. Eventually, if you manage to do it and do it, although you fear it initially, you'll become more confident and fear will be replaced by courage with time.

3. Become What You Do

How To "Fake It 'Til You Make It" To Be Successful: Become What You Do
If your feelings toward some uncomfortable situations change, that means you change. What you do, you become it! There is no truer truth! You become what, and, who, you associate yourself with. If you live in fear you'll attract fear, if you live in courage you'll attract courage. The same is truth with your peers, if you surround yourself with small minded people, you will become small minded. Join the open minded people group and... 

This is not a journey of becoming an impostor, no! This a journey of becoming something you're not, by emulating the thoughts, the actions and the outcomes of someone you want to become. So "fake it" by doing and surrounding yourself with the kind of people you want to be, you'll become what you want!

4. Make The Mind Your Ally

How To "Fake It 'Til You Make It" To Be Successful: Make The Mind Your AllyRunning away from negative emotions might mean you're fighting your mind. You don't want that, the mind has to be your ally in this fight not your enemy.

Therefore, positive emotions must be abundant, the negatives will vanish with time. To achieve that, you must think positive and practice positive although your body is telling you otherwise. 

"Fake it" so you can make your mind your ally. Think and act positive so you can get yourself in a powerful state, that will make you change your reality into the reality you desire.

5. Repetition Is The Mother Of Skill

How To "Fake It 'Til You Make It" To Be Successful: Repetition Is The Mother Of SkillIf you think one try is all you need to do for things to change, think again! You need to repeat and repeat until you really achieve it.

"Fake it" one time, two times, three...the necessary amount of times needed to make change. This is like developing a skill, you cannot try one time and become efficient with it, you need to practice and practice until you master it.

A lie told often can become truth. Ancient people thought the world was flat, because they were told time and time over again that was the truth. Advertisers tell you that their product is the best, although it might not be, by promoting it time and time over again, it becomes the best product.

Use this repetition principle to your advantage, "fake it" and "fake it", repeat and repeat until, after some time, you manage to be skillful enough that you become what you want!

6. Watch Out For The Flip-Side Of The Coin

How To "Fake It 'Til You Make It" To Be Successful: Watch Out For The Flip-Side Of The CoinWe advise you that the "fake it" philosophy, we advocate in this article, it's not about spending the money you don't have so you can fake people into think you're rich or something like that.

You need to "fake it" to your mind, to your body, to yourself so you can become something great, something that you desire but currently you're not.

It's not about becoming an impostor or a fraud, it's about faking it so you can trick your mind to go to a place you couldn't go, unless, you make a powerful change in the way you face situations you fear. So there's a flip-side of the coin you must be aware of, but don't let that stop you, know what you're doing, look for the greater good and you'll be fine.

7. The Cycle Of "Thought-Action-Become" Germinates More Though, Action And Further Becoming

How To "Fake It 'Til You Make It" To Be Successful: The Cycle Of "Thought-Action-Become" Germinates More Though, Action And Further BecomingIf you manage to embrace the "fake it 'till you make it" philosophy and, over time, become successful with it, know that it's not the end! It's the beginning!

Once you thought in becoming something you were not, in a way that only your former self could think about. But now that you've accomplished your goal, you are a new you. You think differently and we'll guarantee you that, you'll want to achieve more goals and keep your live exciting. 

In essence, the actions you took in the past brought you here, so by thinking, acting and becoming something you were not ("fake it"), you've developed a new you, that has at his display new platforms to reach other goals.

If you master this, it can become a never ending process, by the chain reaction effect. Not only you can see further, but other people will be attracted by it and will present you new opportunities. 

8. Nothing To Lose

How To "Fake It 'Til You Make It" To Be Successful: Nothing To Lose
You have nothing to lose! Because the whole "fake it 'till you make it" philosophy we've talked about, only requires you and your mind, there is no expensive resources involved or status!

You have the power for change, believe in it, make yourself believe in it. "Fake it" because is up all up to you to...


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