Focus on What you Want ~ Not What you don't Want.
A common piece of advice that's been around for a very long time, you could almost call it "sage advice". Despite it's staying power of an idea, do we really know what it means or entails? There are many philosophical ways of explaining this rule, one being a spiritual meaning.
The spiritual meaning is the idea of truly transmuting energy that surrounds us, universal will perhaps, and with our focused envisioning of what we want, we can make this pop up into your reality. Can't say I understand it or how it truly works, but what I do know for sure, it can't hurt to try.
Then there is the more left brain meaning, and there is room for both at the table. So we would start with the same intent, focusing our mind on an objective so we can see it in our mind's eye, and maybe we have pictures or written goals. The repetition of this imagining creates a neural net, a body of synapses in our brain that now...