Thoughts and Reality

The Quantum Reality of Your Thoughts: Why Your Mind is the Architect of Your Physical World

navigation america Oct 18, 2023

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Have you ever paused to wonder why some people manifest success effortlessly while others endlessly trudge through mire? It’s not mere luck or some cryptic destiny—much of it boils down to the power of thought. While self-help gurus have often sung the praises of 'positive thinking,' what we're talking about goes much deeper.

This is about the uncanny ability of your thoughts to literally shape and influence your physical world. Don’t believe me? Let’s plunge into some deep quantum physics, psychology, and real-life examples to make you a believer.

The Quantum Physics of Thought

Where is your head really at? Ever heard of the Double-Slit Experiment? It's a quantum physics experiment that essentially proves that particles behave differently when observed. Meaning, your mere observation, your focus, your thought can alter physical reality at the atomic level.

Still think this is pseudo-scientific mumbo jumbo? Dive into Fritjof Capra's "The Tao of Physics," and you’ll begin to see the intricate dance between consciousness and reality. Your thoughts aren't just electrical impulses; they’re quantum entities that interact with the universe’s fabric.

Your subconscious is really smart and really stupid at the same time, use it to your advantage.



What is Psycho-Cybernetics?

The term "Psycho-Cybernetics" may sound like it belongs in a science fiction novel, but it's an immensely powerful concept grounded in psychology and neuroscience. Coined by Dr. Maxwell Maltz, a plastic surgeon turned psychologist, Psycho-Cybernetics explores the profound connection between self-image and achievement. It's a concept elaborated in Maltz's seminal book of the same name, first published in 1960.

The basic premise is both fascinating and startling: your self-image serves as an internal blueprint, determining the boundaries of your accomplishments. In simpler terms, how you see yourself influences how you act, which in turn shapes your reality.

The Servo-Mechanism Metaphor

To make sense of this psychological concept, Maltz employs the metaphor of a servo-mechanism, an automatic device that corrects its path based on feedback. Picture an anti-aircraft gun, which not only fires but also corrects its aim based on the trajectory of its previous shots. Your mind functions in a similar manner. You have a target—let's say a life goal or an ambition. Your self-image is the guidance system that informs how you "shoot" for that goal.

This internal guidance system uses your beliefs, experiences, and perceptions as data points for trajectory correction. If your self-image is programmed with limitations, no matter how wide you cast the net, you'll always steer back to the confines of your self-perceived limitations.

The "Invisible" Fences We Build

Imagine training a dog to stay within a yard by installing an invisible electric fence. Even when you remove the fence, the dog continues to limit itself to the yard because it's been conditioned to do so. We're not so different; we create invisible fences with our beliefs and past experiences.

Did you ever want to start a business but told yourself, "I'm not smart enough to be an entrepreneur"? or "I'm not big enough to do xyz " That thought is your invisible fence. Unless you tackle it head-on, it'll always limit how far you can go. Stop building these fences in order to make yourself feel better to overcompensate for lack of taking action OR a lack of results OR your inability to forge a strong self image and maintain it. Instead keep working through your failures, you will not fail if you keep on persisting.

The Role of Affirmations and Visualization

Knowing that the mind operates like a servo-mechanism, you can hack the system. How? By feeding it new data points—positive affirmations and visualizations. Remember, your mind can't distinguish between reality and vivid imagination. When you visualize success or speak affirmations, you're reprogramming your internal guidance system.

Real-World Application

Athletes often use this to achieve peak performance. For example, Michael Phelps reportedly visualized winning every night before he went to sleep. When he jumped into the pool at the Olympics, he had already won the race a thousand times in his mind.

Likewise, business magnates such as Warren Buffet and Richard Branson have spoken about the power of positive thinking and visualization in shaping their careers. It's not just luck or opportunity; it's about conditioning the mind to perceive and act in a way conducive to success.

Action Steps to Reboot Your Psycho-Cybernetics Loop

  1. Conduct a Self-Audit: Identify negative self-talk and limiting beliefs.
  2. Positive Reinforcement: Replace those limiting beliefs with empowering affirmations.
  3. Visualization: Spend at least 10 minutes daily visualizing your goals as already achieved.
  4. Track and Tweak: Regularly monitor your behavior and results to see how they align with your new self-image.
  5. Celebrate Small Wins: Reinforce the new programming by celebrating even minor victories.

To quote Henry Ford, "Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right."

The Law of Attraction – Beyond 'The Secret'

Ah yes, "The Secret" popularized it, but let's go deeper than merely vision boards and wishful thinking. The Law of Attraction is based on the principle that "like attracts like." If your thoughts are of abundance, success, and positivity, that's what will be magnetized into your life.

Think of it this way: you're not just a drop in the ocean; you're also the ocean in a drop. You don't live in the universe; the universe lives in you. For a deeper dive, check out "Ask and It Is Given" by Esther and Jerry Hicks. They lay out actionable methods to match your vibrational frequency with what you desire.

Neuroplasticity: Rewiring Your Brain

You're not stuck with the brain you were born with. Modern neuroscience has proven that your brain can rewire itself based on your thoughts and experiences, a phenomenon known as neuroplasticity. Dr. Joe Dispenza, in his book "Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself," provides a roadmap for using this very neuroplasticity to alter your reality consciously. Your daily meditation or mindfulness practices aren't just easing stress; they're building a new reality.

Real-World Examples

  • Oprah Winfrey: She grew up facing poverty, abuse, and numerous challenges but didn't let her thoughts align with her initial circumstances. Instead, she believed in her power to change her reality. And boy, did she! 

  • Elon Musk: Here's a guy who risked it all on ideas that people initially deemed "crazy." But Musk’s thoughts were not on failure but on a reality where electric cars and commercial space travel were not just feasible but essential. People called him a loon, "successful" people worth billions of dollars called him a loon. Don't let anyone no matter who they are tell you that ever.

Think about what you have been able to manifest in your life in the past. Use your own example. 


Your thoughts are not idle daydreams. They are your life’s blueprint, shaping the contours of your existence one idea at a time. So if you're hell-bent on making your life a masterpiece, it's time you paid more heed to the architect wielding the pencil: your mind.

Understanding this quantum reality isn't just empowering; it's a responsibility. As you sit there reading this, remember, you're not just an observer; you're a creator. What reality will you think into existence today?

Now, if that doesn't get you thinking, I don't know what will.

If you want to dig deeper into this with me, feel free to reach via my website or send me an email at [email protected].

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