The Self-fulfilling Prophecy – Reblog

Things happen and I often hear that things happen to us. What if we somehow influence most of them? What if when a car breaks down and we blame the universe, it’s actually our fault for not doing its checks more often? What if when we get sick it’s because we haven’t paid enough attention to our health along the way? Things happen for a … Continue reading The Self-fulfilling Prophecy – Reblog

The Self-fulfilling Prophecy

   This is a term used in psychology for events happening because we’re expecting them. “A self-fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that directly or indirectly causes itself to become true, by the very terms of the prophecy itself, due to positive feedback between belief and behavior.” – Wikipedia    In simpler words: your predictions will come true because unconsciously you’ll behave in such a way to … Continue reading The Self-fulfilling Prophecy