Are Your Living Your Potential? If Not, Discover What Might Be Stopping You…
Bust Through Your Limiting Self-Beliefs & Expand Your Possibilities
Hayley Weatherburn | Conscious Life News
“Perhaps the only limits to the human mind are those we believe in.” – Willis Harman, President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences
This makes me realise how much potential I have, but more importantly how much I know I hold myself back. I know for me, that little voice in my head can be my best friend or worst enemy. Some of these rules that I decide are true and believe in them are absolutely absurd. I know I used to believe that I wasn’t a morning person. It was engrained into my head to the point that I was almost giving myself permission to be grumpy in the morning regardless. However after years of getting up around 6am for my travelling job overseas, I realised that I could actually be a morning person. The limitation was broken.
Another one happened after I fell off a treadmill – amusing for onlookers if there were any, otherwise it was a bit terrifying for me. For months after that I couldn’t get past 9km/hr on the speed. I believed that I couldn’t do it, that I was just not able. Again after perserverance, and more to the point, forgetting that I had given myself the limitation, I realised again that it was just me that had the limitation. It was my limiting thoughts creating my limiting reality. Where have you come to the realisation in your life that you had created unrealistic limitations?
So what should I do about it? That’s a great question. Well I find that you need to become aware of your thoughts. Make a concerted effort to listen to the language you use both externally and internally. Start writing down some of the most popular negative limitations you may be saying to yourself. Some of these might start with “I can’t do that because…”, “I’m not a …. person”, “It’s not in my DNA to be able to do that”, “I just don’t function if…”. And then finally replace it with another more constructive belief.
One limitation that I realised only recently was that I believed that I was a person that had to eat enormous amounts of food just to function, more than the average person. What I soon recognised was I had an emotional attachment to food, and I was using food to avoid doing the things I needed to get done. I even had my stomach convinced to feel like it was READ MORE at: http://consciouslifenews.com/believing-limitations-be-paralysing/1168812/