Jim Carrey Used Visualization and the Law of Attraction to Become a Successful Actor

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I absolutely love this video clip of Oprah Winfrey interviewing Jim Carrey in the late 1990s about how he made his own dreams come true using visualization and the law of attraction:


Oprah made the comment, "Visualization works if you work hard," to which Jim nodded yes and replied, "You can't just visualize and then go eat a sandwich." So true. You have to visualize while you work toward that vision every single day.

Here's another absolutely inspirational video of Jim talking about the importance of moving past one's fear and having the courage to pursue one's goals:



Jim is the proof that if you ask the universe for what you truly want, visualize it and work toward it every day, then you can trust and believe that it will materialize for you. Very inspirational man. I'll bet his dad is so proud of him.
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    Wonder what he is doing now ..whwn was the las movie he headlined made . that turned out to be a big success ..

    i know vizualization help .. but i think in Jim carrys case .. hours and hours spent contorting his face might have helped more than the visualization ..on the other hand it did get him through the rough patch of being broke as hell .

    it is very important to have something to focus on when thing are bad .
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    • Profile picture of the author Best Seller
      Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

      Wonder what he is doing now ..whwn was the las movie he headlined made . that turned out to be a big success ..

      i know vizualization help .. but i think in Jim carrys case .. hours and hours spent contorting his face might have helped more than the visualization ..on the other hand it did get him through the rough patch of being broke as hell .

      it is very important to have something to focus on when thing are bad .
      Yes, hours and hours of work combined with visualization is what makes all the different. Visualizing alone is nothing more than daydreaming.
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      • Profile picture of the author Odahh
        Originally Posted by Best Seller View Post

        Yes, hours and hours of work combined with visualization is what makes all the different. Visualizing alone is nothing more than daydreaming.
        my problem is survivor bias.. i bet there are tens of thousands of people who used the same trick and had it not do crap..it follows the millions of people who buy lottery ticket when there is a big jackpot.

        the only way to predict the future is to create the future you want..

        visualization work in positive ways and negative was..most people use it in negative ways the same as the law of attraction., self talk, most things actually

        right now i have had to shift my long term goals .. and have been visualizing living in Latin american countries..learning Spanish.. and other thing that go along with it. where you can live a rich lifestyle on 3000 usd a month

        so it's just getting that income together and learning Spanish ..haha
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          Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

          right now i have had to shift my long term goals .. and have been visualizing living in Latin american countries..learning Spanish.. and other thing that go along with it. where you can live a rich lifestyle on 3000 usd a month

          so it's just getting that income together and learning Spanish ..haha
          Good luck to you. I hope you are able to achieve your goal!
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  • Profile picture of the author mge
    I enjoyed this motivational video from Jim Carrey
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  • Profile picture of the author rbates
    I think that I am going to overuse this word again, but
    I will do it anyway. The word is "Action". You can't
    just think something and have it happen. You Visualize
    various aspects of what you need to do, but then you
    must actually "Take Action" (my cliche').

    As a Sport and Performance Psychology Consultant, I teach
    visualization techniques to people in sport and business.

    Visualization is often confused with sitting and trying to
    be or do something that you are not capable of doing.
    It actually may be considered a type of "Daydreaming"
    as was mentioned in a previous post, but it is
    daydreaming with a purpose.

    What a visualization technique is meant to accomplish
    is to:

    1. Increase awareness of what you are doing, and how something is done.
    2. Create a mental image of how you want to do something.
    3. Imprinting that image or imagery in your mind so that
    your focus shifts to that imagery when you are engaged in
    that "Something".

    This takes practicing the visualization technique. It is a focused effort
    that must be practiced a few times in order to have an effect on
    outcome. Done correctly, especially with professional guidance,
    the results can be quite impressive.
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    how much time did he spend in front of a mirror practicing his faces.. and how long was he in stand up perfecting his comedy before he got into hollywood..

    visualization is wonderful but a huge block to most people is putting in the time and effort to make it a reality ..

    i have several very strong visualizations .. and the Law of Attraction is working with me ..at the same time .. both techniques point out the work you have to do .

    look at how miserable a huge number of people are who are used to instant gratification ..

    i am in a bad situation right now ..will not put the detail in this post.. in any case.. the aw of attraction stripped everything in my life away i didn't want any more ..and i'm pretty much left with nothing at the moment ..but at the same time i am losing weight , my physical health is improving day by day, i'm sleeping better than i have in a decade, and my stress level is very very low.. (i prefer positive spinning of situations verse positive thinking )

    the power of Visualization of what you want in the future and goal setting.. only manifest when you start creating your present based of the life you want in the future .. and stop creating your present based off what happened in the past .
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
    Originally Posted by Best Seller View Post


    Oprah made the comment, "Visualization works if you work hard," to which Jim nodded yes and replied, "You can't just visualize and then go eat a sandwich." So true. You have to visualize while you work toward that vision every single day.
    And all the dreamers will focus on the visualization part and ignore the hard work part, when it's the hard work part that is going to bring success. You can visualize all day long, but if you're too lazy to do the required work, you might as well believe in magic fairy dust.
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    • Profile picture of the author Odahh
      Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

      And all the dreamers will focus on the visualization part and ignore the hard work part, when it's the hard work part that is going to bring success. You can visualize all day long, but if you're too lazy to do the required work, you might as well believe in magic fairy dust.
      Jim Carey put the hard work in practicing making faces in the mirror .. even though his mom though he was wasting time and opening himself up to possession from the Devil...they all though he was probably wasting time nad possibly needed counseling..i added that part.. but you know how that works ..

      the hard work required for success is a different animal from 95 percent of peoples idea of hard work ..which is why they want fairy dust ..most people think they are neo from the matrix and are waiting for how to do something and master it to be downloaded into their head .. before they bother doing it .


      in most cases other people around them exect the same thing.. so if they try something new i.. 90 percent of the people they know will riddicule them for basic mistakes .. which put them at risk of not trying anything new ..
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    What A Cool Fella
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  • Profile picture of the author Princess Balestra
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    Prolly the deal here is prescience & a heartbeat says BA-DUM BA-DUM BA-DUM.

    I got no problem with the gratitood deal -- why ever would I not? -- but gratitood's intrinsic settlement clause speaks illa fyooture inventocraft.

    Hate to say, but we all gotta move on beyond thanks.

    'Specially when we fill up all squirtylicious with ... givin'.

    Problem I got with alla that visyoolization crap is how it perpetuates self-centered monsters like Moi.

    You want I obtain dominion over your ass ... cozza MY SINGULAR BELIEF ALONE?

    (For the record, I kinda like Carrey -- but Williams pisses me off cos he slipstreamed kinda too enthoosiastically on The Mask guy's demise.)

    BA-DUM BA-DUM BA-DUM.

    Life's pulse beats ever on.

    An' there are dreams an' there is heart an' there are worlds spinnin' outta control beyondya own ass.

    That is why I endeavor always to be Modesty's Angel.

    I even fixed up a costoom offa sum Scottish gal on Etsy (though if truth be told I am fixin' a refund cos it is knitted outta sum weirdo Heburrridean wool scratches the f*ck outta my tinglies.)

    Thing is, the expansively superdelish an' the constructively deliverable never kinda kiss out sweet an' instantaneous as we wanna.

    Dunno whatchya call the gap between SHIT GONNA HAPPEN an' SHIT NQ HAPPENIN' RN, but I figure history tells the story this conflict maxes out on.

    Prolly history is no more that a recorda anticipatory speculation rendered into action on the hoof.

    HAVE YOU TOTALLY FORGOTTEN THE ORIGINAL QUESTION AND SIMPLY HIT OUT AT RANDOM BECAUSE YOUR TV IS F*CKOED, O PRINCESS?

    Spot on.

    Coolest thing is, I am



    Princess Balestra, your time is up on influencing your fellow visualizers the wahoo out of their dreampipes.


    We wish you well in your future endeavors and trust that all your eventual offspring -- and their pets -- will fill your final days with naught but eternal happiness.

    If you have not yet taken full advantage of our GET THE HELL OUTTA HERE, YOU CREEP plan -- generously offered today at 0% discount -- then may we remind you that Jim Carrey is so srsly ...






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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    It is a Universe of energy. JC knew this, got clear, vibed higher and higher and dove into his fears. By acting So visualize, do things mainly with love, for fun, and keep diving into your fears to be a master manifestor.
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    • Profile picture of the author socialentry
      Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

      It is a Universe of energy. JC knew this, got clear, vibed higher and higher and dove into his fears.
      Your posts reminds me of this quote by the 19th century french philosopher Marin D"eau Douce:

      "An abundance of narratives concerning a mythopoetical reality exist. " - Marin D'eau Douce

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  • Profile picture of the author Just Jess
    Use the matrix to get what you want. At your own risk of course.
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    • Profile picture of the author Best Seller
      Originally Posted by Just Jess View Post

      Use the matrix to get what you want. At your own risk of course.
      This is a rather cryptic reply.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennielle Lee
    I love these clips! Really inspiring!

    I am a big believer in the law of attraction and the power of visualisation followed by intentional action.

    The only thing I would add is the importance of feeling good, or in other words getting your vibration right. Your emotions are your guidance system telling you whether your vibration is in alignment with what you are working towards.

    A bit out-there I know but for me this has been the game changer when it comes to the law of attraction. Perhaps it is because I tend to stress and worry about things unnecessarily, so for other people who tend to feel good most of the time this may not be of much importance.

    If you feel good, inspiration flows to you. Momentum builds and working on manifesting your desires is a joy. Furthermore you believe in your ability to manifest your desires which adds further momentum towards their manifestation.

    Abraham Hicks is my Law Of Attraction guru at the moment. Here's a clip where she discusses what I mean.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzAABJHgbuk
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  • Profile picture of the author BradKasten
    I love those videos. I've watched them several times in the past and they're always inspiring. I always liked Jim Carrey but gained a new level of respect for him after watching these. There are some very valuable lessons to be learned in those videos.

    The law of attraction is very powerful if as long as you take action with what you visualize. Think And Grow Rich by Napolean Hill is my go-to book on attracting what you want.
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  • Profile picture of the author jgelardi
    I remember watching that video a long time ago. It hit home for me because he said at that time, it was the only thing good thing he had.

    He visualized everyday and if you do that, the vision becomes more and more solid.

    At that point the universe is like "Well, if you're going to work for it, I see clearly what you want, and i'll work on manifesting it".

    Man I love positivity. Go Jim Carrey!
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    • Profile picture of the author austinkp
      All about the positivity and self-belief. The line that hits hardest for me is "you can fail at what you don't want, so you might as well take a chance at doing what you love".
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