The placebo effect can be achieved,
even when you know it is a placebo.
This is achieved by belief.
If you truly believe a glass of water every morning will make you happy,
The mind is the most powerful tool you own,
The placebo effect is when your mind believes something to be true, so it becomes true.
If you believe that a sugar pill would heal you, it is possible that the sugar pill will heal you.
If beleive a sugar pill will give you confidence, you will gain confidence.
It is possible to trick the mind into thinking anything that you do, will become true.
Even if you know if the product does nothing, you can still believe it can, to get what you seek.
The sugar pill acts as an object of belief,
The act of belief,
And the action,
Combined together can make the act and your thoughts much more powerful.
If you take a vitamin pill everyday, believe you will not have social anxiety for that day, that this pill will make you a stronger person.
Such a thought can change your whole day,
Such a thought can change your whole life.
You trick your mind into putting power in the edible, and receive that power through consumption.
It can work with objects too, if you believe a certain hat brings you luck, you will feel luckier that day.
The mind is the most powerful tool you have.
use it to your advantage.