pioneering work, Psycho-Cybernetics, plastic surgeon Maxwell Maltz showed
that we usually behave in accordance with the image we have of ourselves.
Over time he noticed that the most important factor in a person's happiness was
not what they actually looked like, but their self-image. For example, if
you view yourself as an unhappy person, your brain will make sure you experience
life in accordance with that.
showed that self-image can be re-sculpted, little by little. By
visualizing yourself being happy for a few minutes each day (literally watching
a movie of yourself in your mind), you can improve your levels of life