Originally Posted by snowflake
To richest and Wax frog:
Visualization is always fuzzy for me too. When I do the exercise, I focus more on counting the amount and feeling the money in my hands than on the details of the dollar bills. I have a good idea of what they look like but that's about it.
I make sure to involve all my senses - I periodically rub my mental cash, smell it (distinctive tangy odor per my crisp new "source" bill
), listen to the crackling when I bend it. Another nice touch I hadn't planned, that adds an amusing note of realism - sometimes I lose count and have to start over