Seeing is Believing; Believing is Achieving

The Personal Experiment

The reason behind the name seeing is believing

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“There is a giant asleep within every man.

When that giant awakes, miracles happen.”

Frederick Faust

Have you ever heard someone say, “I’ll believe it when I see it?” Seeing is believing! That’s what we’re told. Did you realize this is true for everything you hope to accomplish as well?

“The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

“If you want to reach a goal, you must “see the reaching” in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal”~ Zig Ziglar

“In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.” ~ John Lilly

Athletes visualize their routines time and time again outside of actual practice, and research shows that their muscles tense and fire, much as they would if the athlete was physically practicing. The same has been found with pianists who are “remembering” (actively visualizing) a piece of music. There is a prevalent theory which says the subconscious does not truly differentiate between what is real and what is imagined. Yet, even knowing this, most of us tend to replay over and over again in our mind’s eye exactly what we DON’T want.

We curse ourselves for mistakes while “remembering” (reliving) the mistake over and over again. Many spend time worrying about what might happen which helps draw the thing “worried about” (visualized in advance) toward you.

The title of this blog is seeing is believing; believing is achieving — because it’s so true! I want more of us to start to see the success they want in life. I want all of us to receive whatever is ours by divine right (though I will not use this blog to advocate any religion).

And as it is greater to give than receive, I will share what uplifting thoughts I can and whatever help I am able to give in supporting you creating the correct thoughts, actions, and mental pictures so you can achieve something wonderful.

This blog offers a personal view and allows you to watch and comment on my own experiment with “seeing” in order to believe and thus, achieve what I want. The more formal blog full of advice for others trying to create the same experimental take on life is here at

Questions, comments, criticisms, ideas? Feel free to send me a private email by typing your message into the box below or leave a comment.  Look forward to hearing from you!


5 Responses to “The reason behind the name seeing is believing”

  1. Wonderful. I had tried to get to your blog before when you posted on our site and for some reason had technical difficulty. Luckily, I found your direct link on Talking To Nightlights. I truly enjoy the description of the name of your blog and look forward to reading more!

  2. sibbia said

    I’m so glad you found me! I hope the pages here are helpful to you. Thanks for the comment, it’s encouraging and a little encouragement is a really good thing right now.

  3. Sue Ann Edwards said

    Sibbia, I ask gently, why do you need to be emotionallly fed from outside of yourself? Why do you need encouragement to do what is a joy for you to do, like writing?

  4. sibbia said

    The very same reason I need to be physically fed from outside myself. By the very definition of the word, food is external, and nourishment is something that we need to give as well as receive.

    As for writing, it’s not a joy for me to do. I don’t sit down to the computer and think, “Oh wonderful, I’m going to write a blog post!” I like to write orThat particular sentiment is more commonly expressed over a really good book and some uninterrupted time.

    What does bring me great joy, is knowing my writing has helped someone else. I write every post hoping someone will read it and get just the insight they need.

    Every once in a while that happens… and I”m thrilled. 🙂

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