Burt Goldman’s proprietary form of mental programming and visualization through the alpha level is the key to achieving your goals and getting what you want.
* You visualize what you do not want and mentally diminish it, eventually erasing it.
* You then you visualize what you do want, imagining the goal accomplished.
But to amplify and powerize your mind you must go to the alpha level by lowering your brain waves.
That is the time to program for change.
When programming for a goal you are sending out a message to the universe that you either want something you do not have or wish to rid yourself of something you do have.
This message travels in much the same way as a television or radio program is transmitted, the station sends out waves of energy.
The wave of energy travels in all directions until it reaches a receptive device of some sort, a radio or television set. Providing the frequency or amplitude of the waves and receptor match, there is a fitting, and the program manifests.
So it is with your own programming. When you program, using the various techniques you find here, you must be in the outgoing mode.
When you receive, you must be in the receptive, incoming mode. Constant programming will keep you in the outgoing mode.
As long as you are transmitting, you cannot receive. You must place yourself in the receptive mode at some point in time to attract the result you are programming for.
Expect it to happen and it is more likely that it will happen.
As with so many facets of life, the injunction “Ask, and ye shall receive”; is much more effective when carried out at the ten-cycle alpha level of mind.
The Center Stage
One of the most versatile and effective programming techniques in my repertoire is Center Stage. You may use Center Stage to gain something that you want, or to rid yourself of something that you do not want.
The essence of the technique is this:
Consider for a moment what it is that you want. Think about the end result only. Do not contemplate how to go about getting to the end result; imagine only having achieved it. If there is something standing in the way of that achievement, think about that as well. When you visualize yourself with the positive outcome of your programming, visualize the date you wish the action to take place by.
Here is how the three-act Center Stage technique works.
* Go to the alpha level (center yourself) by counting downward from three to one, and then from ten to one.
* Visualize yourself outside a theater.
* Walk into the theater and take a seat in the third row center.
Imagine that the curtain is closed and you are sitting comfortably. When that picture is set in your mind, visualize the curtain opening and then project yourself onto the stage. Bring people who are involved in the problem onstage as players in the drama. Imagine the scenery, the setting; bring in appropriate props. Now act out your problem.
After going through the scene, project yourself back to your seat and visualize the curtain closing. When the curtain is closed, mentally write a big red NO on the curtain and mentally say, “Any past feelings that hold me to that scene, I now release.” Sense those feelings departing from you, and note how you feel when rid of them.
During the second act you are going to set the pattern to make the way easier for yourself. Most successes are preset patterns. The more you do something, the easier it becomes. Your goal in the second act is to remove all limitations from you so that you can go beyond your normal abilities, and most of all to set the pattern for success.
During the second act of Center Stage you will use an alter ego to smooth the path for you.
Think for a moment: if you could choose any personality, living or not, real or fictional, to represent you in a play about your life, whom would you choose? This player will be your alter ego and will act out the solution to your problem during Act II of Center Stage.
You have already determined the positive end result of your program; during Act II you will remain in the third row center while your alter ego acts out the scene.
You are the director as well as the author, and you may mentally change the action at any time.
The curtain opens.
Your alter ego is playing your role. You begin the action. Visualize your alter ego being successful at whatever you are programming for. See the action.
If you’re programming for a new job, for example, see your alter ego in the new job, sitting at your desk or performing your duties on a stage set to represent your desired work environment.
Have the players act out all of the activities of your goal accomplished. Now bring in a target date: hear a voice saying, “This will happen by [target date].” After setting the date, close the curtain.
Mentally write on the curtain the word BETTER, and mentally state, “This is the way I want it to be.”
Now that the pattern has been set, the only thing remaining is to do it yourself, and that is when Center Stage Act III comes in. During Act III you will play out the scene in exactly the same way as your alter ego did. The pattern has been set. You bring in the same date.
This time, however, you will project yourself into the scene and you will act out the positive end result of your program accomplished.
The curtain opens.
You project yourself onto the stage and act out the solution to your problem in the same manner as did your alter ego in Act II. Bring in the same target date. After acting out the positive end result with yourself playing the starring role, project yourself back to your seat in the third row center.
The curtain closes, and you mentally write on the curtain, better and better. Mentally state, “This is the way it will be.”
That is the Center Stage technique.
I recommend doing Center Stage three times for each one of your goals. Run through Center Stage once each day for three consecutive days.
On the first day perform Acts I, II, and III; on the second day, do only Acts II and III; and on the third day, perform only Act III. Act I is visualized only once for each problem.
You want to concentrate on the solution.
Case Study: Bankruptcy To Success in Four Months
Bart Alexander was a gentleman who had recently declared bankruptcy and for a year had languished at home feeling sorry for himself.
A friend brought him to my seminar, and Bart showed some interest in a few of my ideas. But the Center Stage programming exercise was, he said, “a bit too far out to accept.”
That was fine with me, since many of my instructors had been skeptical themselves when they first heard of such techniques. I do welcome skeptics as long as they have an open mind and will take a wait-and-see attitude.
Bart was skeptical, but he participated in the Center Stage exercise, programming as his end result a thriving business and a new car (specifically – a gold Lexus LS430).
He wasn’t sure what business he wanted to be in so long as it was not his old one, and so for his end result he visualized himself sitting in a plush office and speaking on the telephone, his feet up on the desk (only the boss puts his feet on the desk with impunity). He also saw himself signing checks, going to the bank, and taking delivery of his brand-new Lexus.
He visualized himself being admired in his new car and mentally saw all the positive actions of a successful businessman. He did feel a bit foolish doing the exercise, he said later, but he considered the fact that millions of people all around the globe have been using positive thinking concepts for problem solving and programming for more than thirty years – he decided to take a wait-and-see attitude.
He called me four months later to report with excitement, “It all happened. Everything! I can’t figure it out. It doesn’t make sense to me, but here I am in my plush office, head of a successful business – and oh yes, I have a brand new Lexus in a parking spot with my name on it.”