Imagination(Oxford) is defined as:
—“The faculty or action of forming new ideas, or images or concepts of external objects not present to the senses.”
—“The ability of the mind to be creative or resourceful.”
Leaders from all generations have spoken on imagination
“Imagination rules the world.”
— Napoleon Bonaparte
“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will.”
― George Bernard Shaw
“They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”
— Edgar Allan Poe
“If you fall in love with the imagination, you understand that it is a free spirit. It will go anywhere, and it can do anything.”
― Alice Walker
“Live out of your imagination, not your history.”
― Stephen R. Covey
“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.”
— Carl Sagan
“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”
There are thousands more quotes on imagination.
Can you use your imagination to change your life?
Begin with imagining your ideal life.
What does it look like?
How does it feel?
Take time to imagine it.
By dwelling in your imagination you are planting seeds of those images, which can manifest if you continually “water” it.
When other thoughts creep in, quickly remind yourself of the life you want. Focus on that and it has no choice but to manifest.