The book, The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life, includes concepts and engaging supporting examples to help you move from anxiety and narrow-mindedness to living a more joyful and fulfilling life.
Some of these concepts you'll find familiar (such as actively practicing not taking yourself so seriously) to some you may have not considered.
Here's the requirement as outlined by Benjamin to his students:
"Sometime in the next two weeks, you must write me a letter dated next May, which begins with the words, 'Dear Mr. Zander, I got my A because...,' and in this letter you are to tell, in as much detail as you can, the story of what will have happened to you by next May that is in line with this extraordinary grade." (p.27)
In another chapter of this book, Benjamin reveals he also applied the underlying concept of this method to himself to help him move through a challenging situation he was having with a member of his orchestra.
You'll need to read the book to discover what comes out of his implementation of this practice...
In the meantime, try his method of giving an "A" to yourself, your students, or your children. Something you might consider impossibly wonderful may just happen!
A lover of exploring possibility, Kathryn V. White's most recent book is Rumble Tumble Joy: A Journey for Healing, Inspiration, and Wholeness. Find out more at: www.kathrynVwhite.com