Thoughts are things waiting to materialize. If you know much about physics, you recognize that matter can neither be created nor destroyed. It simply changes from a solid form to energy and visa-versa. This brings us to the concept that our thoughts create our reality.
Taken on a purely non scientific but psychological level, you can see how your mind affects your actions. If you believe that someone dislikes you, you find ways of proving it true and also react differently to that person. Your behavior in effect, changes the way they perceive you and suddenly they do dislike you, whether your hypothesis was true or not originally.
This phenomenon was proven in a study by Rosenthal and Jacobson. It is labeled as Rosenthals self-fulfilling prophecy, also known as the Pygmalion Effect. Rosenthal and his partner, Jacobson, gave a test to elementary school children in 1968. They told the teacher that the test measured the childs intelligence and some of the children were particularly gifted. The results that the teacher received were actually the locker numbers of the children. By the end of the school year, a second test was administered to the children and the vast majority lived up to the potential of the locker numbers. This shows that the way the teacher thought about the children reflected in their accomplishment.
Quantum physics is the study of the most minute particles and their behavior. The word, particles, is inadequate because they are more than that. They are either waves or particles. The study shows that all material objects we see are made of the same energy, even humans. This energy creates the illusion of solids that we see everyday, but the underlying mass is not solid but a pulsating mass of particles and energy combined.
The question comes, can you change that energy with thoughts, still more energy. Often when you study the art of visualization, it emphasizes that you shouldnt watch for your goal to happen but let it occur naturally. In quantum physics, there are studies that show that the observer of an experiment actually changes the outcome. Could it be that our minds have the ability to change the mass of the universe, but that is thwarted by our own inability to trust the power and like a simmering stew, we keep checking it. Many people that practice creative visualization believe this is true.
If, the quarks, the smallest known particle, change to waves of energy, then, by the logic of physics, additional energy could change them to a direction that is desired. This would cause a materialization of a new form of solid mass. This may be the secret discovered by ancient practitioners of Yoga and other meditative practices. The slower brainwave brought about by meditation may be the key to the secrets of the ancients, all the way from Early Egyptian Mystery Schools, the ancient practice of Qigong, Yoga, and Wicca a form of meditation and silence occurred, although some after a whirlwind of ritual, that came with discipline and belief. Could these ancients have had the secret all along, only to lose it through the centuries of inadequate science? Now, new science finds that they were correct in their actions, even if they did not know why.