The Unbelievable Power of Beliefs
"If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves." ~ Thomas Alva Edison
What is a belief, and what is it about the power of our beliefs that determines our success?
Everyone has a belief system. It’s our very personal view of how we think the world works, of how we think things "ought to be done" or are done. We often call it by other names, like "the truth" or "the facts" or "reality." Or we use words like “this is how I feel” or “this is my opinion” to indicate the beliefs that we hold.
Your repetitive thoughts make up your beliefs, your perspectives, and the “stories” that they become. They are at the root of who you are, and WHO you are choosing to be. Your beliefs have feelings attached to them, which makes them very powerful. Remember, how you feel creates your world, so your underlying belief system is a critical element in the creation process.
So, think about it. We have very specific feelings about everything around us. The associated beliefs about the world around us are often so deeply held within us, that we operate our daily life on our very own version of autopilot…kind of like driving a car to a place we visit often. We’re hardly even aware.
Many of our beliefs make us feel really good. We feel even greater when we reinforce these beliefs and get what we desire. This awesome feeling is a wonderful result.
However, maybe there are things in your life that you would like to change and feel differently about. Or, maybe you are already happy and would like to take your life to the next, new, exciting level. If so, why not begin to make a positive change in your belief system, starting NOW! Know that you are the power behind your life’s creation.
Whatever you believe and focus on, expect and repeatedly dwell on, is what you are seeing in your world around you. So why not use that incredible power of your emotions and your belief system to serve you even better, at a greater, most astonishing level! You can create a whole new story of your life if you choose. Everything is possible!
As you identify a new perspective that allows you to achieve your goal, and begin to focus on this perspective, you will feel better and better. Then, you need to create the KNOWING that you can accomplish it.
Creating this "KNOWING" requires deliberate focus of thought and diligence of mind. It requires you to open your heart to you by choosing new, loving thoughts, words, and actions in the experience of each moment that you present to yourself.
Specifically, to begin, you need to create a new belief and tell yourself a new story. Start by creating a mantra to repeat over and over again. This repetition is key to creating a feeling of knowing that you can achieve it.
For example, if you want to have more success with technology, you must believe that you can. You might start by telling yourself: "New technology comes easily to me. I always remain calm and focused, and I know I have the ability to learn whatever I place my attention on."
If you want to have more clients or sales you could say and write: "I am so thankful that I get 10 new clients every month."
If you want to give great presentations, even though you’re shy, you must begin to tell yourself a new story of confidence. "I have great confidence in myself when I speak in front of others and everyone loves what I have to say."
Or if you want to be healthy, "I am so grateful that I am perfectly healthy!"
Notice how good these new thoughts make you feel as you repeat them over and over again. Only when you feel good can you create the knowing that you can achieve them.
How do I know this to be a fact? Because I see it every day! I see true "miracles" occur on a daily basis for clients who initially did not believe something was possible, only to find that within days, weeks, or months, some circumstance of their life has changed dramatically.
Your belief system is controlled by you, as you choose to stay within it or to move out of it. And it's so much more literal, and can be easier to change, than you might think!
Life is an experience to be enjoyed. Begin the search for your most joyful life now, and start taking some action toward it. Just one small step at a time toward feeling good, and soon your new life of authentic happiness, deep joy, and abundance will unfold in front of you.
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