"You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one." is the quote from Historian James Anthony Froude. The responsion from planksip is in the titles and image curation. Enjoy.
A temporal reversal of circumstance is a truism of limited utility and so the spectrum of our consciousness isn't a flip of a coin. The heuristic may act as a starting point to a discussion of happiness surrounded by mindfulness or mental health, take your pick.