What kind of excuses do you usually give yourself that’s limiting you from going where you want to go or being the person you deserve to be? Well, limiting beliefs are mental attitudes, ideas or even facts that one thinks to be true. They often have an incredibly negative effect on one’s life from preventing them from growing and moving forward on a professional and personal level.
For example, let’s say you have a belief that there is no such thing as too much money. You might tell yourself all the time, “I don’t have as much as I want.” And you continue down this path by purchasing more products, which only increase your wants and need without allowing yourself any room to truly enjoy what you already have. You’ve now crossed the first of your limiting beliefs.
A second common limiting belief is, “I’m not smart enough to accomplish my goals.” Another form of this is, “I’m not good enough to make it in this business or get a good job in this field.” You may even say things like, “It would be so great if I could just become smarter.” This is where your mind has you believe you are inadequate and that you can’t achieve the goals you’ve set for yourself. Once again, you’re setting yourself up for disappointment.
Sometimes when you talk to yourself these self-limiting beliefs, you’ll tell yourself that this can’t be true. You may even convince yourself that it’s not possible for you to get rid of this belief. So you keep telling yourself this, “It can’t be true” or, “This can’t be true” – but this doesn’t mean anything.
In order for you to eliminate these limiting beliefs, you must begin to ask yourself if they are actually true. Take the time to question them. There are many ways to do this. You can do this online with self-hypnosis, or you can get a book about improving your self-esteem and start using techniques from that book to question your current limiting beliefs. From there, you’ll be amazed at how quickly you can reach a new level of success with whatever it is you want out of life.
The best part about this is that all you need to do is take the time to do this. It won’t cost you anything, and you will be surprised at just how quick and easy it is to change careers and remove those limiting beliefs. Don’t give up. There are many ways to get the success you desire in whatever it is you want to achieve. You simply need to make sure you are willing to look at alternative beliefs and then simply remove those that hurt you.