Get what you want - Lincoln Island's Journey

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May 8, 2023.

Do you think that your perception can affect your reality?

Let's say you want to buy a chihuahua dog; suddenly, you start watching chihuahuas everywhere. WTF, you say... were those dogs walking in the park every day, and you didn't notice?

When you decide to go for something, your perception opens to see more of that as your attention focus on that objective. Isn't that a huge thing? Just imagine, focus on what you want, and suddenly you start watching more and more opportunities aligned with that desire.

Wait, wait! I'm not talking about the infamous law of attraction. I'm entirely against visualizing to manifest stuff magically. I'm talking about learning to open your perception to experience opportunities you otherwise can't see (like the chihuahuas in the park) and ignore.

There are different ways of perceiving and also different ways of learning. In my case, I retain information better when I read out loud, even when I speak. I can pay more attention when listening than when reading. So, I am inclined to learn from reading and listening. How do you learn better?

So the BIG question is: How can I intentionally modify my perception to see more opportunities that align with my desires and objectives?

  1. Time to define your intentions.
  2. Time to trust.
  3. Time to perceive.
  4. Time to take action.

Depending on the way you learn, I recommend you check if this works for you:

  1. Write and read out loud what you wish to accomplish.
  2. Remember that you do not control all the factors that will bring you to achievement. Trust "in the process."
  3. Take note of coincidences, serendipities, and synchronicities.
  4. Take action when you feel ready.
  5. Every evening write notes and reflections before going to sleep.

Here are some more tips:

  1. Your intentions should be clear, without hidden agendas, without conditions (if, then, else).
  2. Write your intentions in the morning, and read them out loud.
  3. Before ending your day, write down what you perceived. Take note of how your perception changed.


This is a bad example of intention: I want 10 million dollars.

Why is it bad? Because it is not precise and conditional (If I get 10m, then I can...).

This is an improved version of the same intention: I want to grow my business to 10m dollars to have the money to fund a team to work with me, grow my social impact, and have more time for myself in peace.

With that, you can start making that intention to land in a daily way.

Some quotes

"Set your mind on a definite goal and observe how quickly the world stands aside to let you pass." ― Napoleon Hill

"When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve." ― Napoleon Hill

"And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it." ― Paulo Coelho.

"There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure." ― Paulo Coelho.


You can change your perception by framing your mind to pay more attention to anything in your environment that looks like an opportunity that aligns with your goals and desires. By doing that, you get out of the monotony of always doing the same aimlessly.

Being conscious and keeping in mind your goals will help you sharpen your perception. If you feel like you need some support, reach out to me at any time.

Don't forget

The scenario for your life is today. You can only imagine, create, enjoy, in the present.


Jose Antonio Morales

Seasoned IT pro turned Social Entrepreneur and currently integrating into the creator's economy—author of Fear Enough, Deconstructing Fear and Understanding Failure. I'm the founder of Aurora Coworking and a firm believer in the power of freedom! Check it out:

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