What does a sponge have to do with your personal success

To all the other dreamers out there, don’t ever stop or let the world’s negativity disenchant you or your spirit. If you surround yourself with love and the right people, anything is possible.

Adam Green

If you want to change your life and be successful you must follow a law that I called the Sponge Law.

The Sponge Law refers to the fact that human being soak up information as a sponge soak up water. In other words the information that surrounds us fill our brain with data. That data is then registered and interpreted to impact our feelings and behavior afterwards.

When I say information you really need to consider every kind of information. The place where you live and work has colors, sounds, light…all of that are information sent to your brain. The music you listen is also an information that is sent to your brain through frequencies, the book and the news your read, what you watch on TV, the people you hang out with, where you hang out…every single thing is an information and has impact on the way you think and on your perception of life.

If you understand that you will start noticing that every element in your life has an impact on your success. As our success comes from our mindset, and our mindset comes from our brain, and our brain is influenced by our environment we can say that what surround us has an impact on our success.

Environment → Brain → Mindset → Success = Environment → success

Once you know that and take it into account in your life, you will never be the same again. You will start surrounding yourself by things that are positive and that will help you thrive and succeed.

Change what surrounds you to change your chances of succeeding!


I find that idea fascinating! If you are like me you will certainly love the following articles:

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12 comments… add one
  • J. Money March 28, 2014, 6:19 pm

    Interesting indeed – I like your Sponge Law 🙂

    • The Becomer May 19, 2014, 4:50 pm

      Thanks for your comment! I am glad you find it interesting 😉

  • David May 14, 2014, 10:55 pm

    Great article. So true about our environment. I have also heard that you will be like to 10 people you spend the most time with. How will that impact your ability to succeed?

    • The Becomer May 19, 2014, 5:01 pm

      Hey David thanks for your comment! What you say is completely true. We are really alike to the people we spend the most time with. That also impact our ability to succeed. If you are surrounded by uplifting and successful people, they will directly or indirectly show you the way and push you so you use your full potential to rise.

  • Jay June 16, 2014, 7:44 pm

    Every day we soak up the information that surrounds us. I like to ring out the bad information keep moving forward with the good. I like the sponge analogy/law

  • Verra June 24, 2014, 5:04 pm

    You are an awesome person with a good heart. I enjoy reading your articles, suggestions, ideas and self improvement advice. Keep up the good work because you’re blessing people everyday.

  • Anna July 31, 2014, 5:38 pm

    Love the Sponge Law! An absolutely vital piece of information for everyone to consider, especially in our today’s world where the mass media keeps on diffusing the feelings of negativity, scarcity and fear…Fortunately, we are free to choose what to watch, listen to, and surround ourselves with, and I really hope that more and more people will become aware of this concept of positive energy we must constantly surround ourselves with.

    • The Becomer August 1, 2014, 8:25 am

      Thanks for your comment Anna. I used to read the newspaper every morning for 1 hour or so but I think it was a bad habit. There is nothing worse than starting the day with tragedies, murders, terrorist attacks…
      I prefer taking some time for myself, listing my short term and long term objectives on a notebook and only read the headline in the newspaper.

  • Nada September 9, 2014, 12:42 pm

    I like it! Thank you

  • Heath Armstrong October 17, 2014, 4:25 pm

    So true! I just had a guest on my podcat (The Artrepreneur Now) who studies and designs environments to maximize happiness and productivity in us. I never would have thought there was such a large science behind it had I not interviewed her.

    Check it out : http://www.artsynow.com/angelamazzi


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