How to Change Limiting Beliefs


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Do you currently have a glass ceiling over your level of success? If so, there are obstacles deep inside you that are holding you back. These obstacles are limiting beliefs. These beliefs are acting as opposing intentions that block your dreams from manifesting.

First, let’s get clear about what limiting beliefs really are. A limiting belief is a self-created “truth” that prevents you from following your dreams and manifesting your deepest desires. In other words, it’s an obstacle that stands between you and your Divine Purpose.

The important thing to remember is that limiting beliefs are “self-created”? They are! The seeds for some of your limiting beliefs might have been planted in your mind by other people, but you ultimately nurtured them and allowed them to blossom in your life, even if you did it subconsciously.

Whether they originated from your own negative thoughts, or from someone else’s influence, they amount to the same thing: they are inner obstacles that will hold you back from the life you are intended for.

Remember how the Law of Attraction works!  You think, you feel, you attract.

A belief is nothing more than a thought you have focused on and reinforced dozens and dozens of times – so it eventually becomes your “truth”. Your beliefs influence your thoughts; your thoughts trigger your emotions, and your emotions broadcast your vibrational frequency!

Here are some tips that might help:

1. Awareness – identify limiting beliefs

Before you can change your limiting beliefs, you need to know what they are. But the trouble with most limiting beliefs is that they are subconscious. You rarely, if ever, think about them consciously, but they run silently in the background, influencing your thoughts, feelings, and actions.

Here is an exercise that will help you identify some of your limiting beliefs. On a piece of paper, write the words: “I would like to _____________ (write in the thing that you most desire).  At the end of that statement, write the word, “but.” Then insert the reasons why it can’t be done.

Here is an example. “I would like to write a book, but I’m not famous enough for people to want to buy it.

Continue to write out a list of all the things that come to mind.

  • No one would want to read anything I wrote.
  • It would be way too hard!
  • I’m not knowledgeable enough to do that
  • I’m not an expert.
  • I don’t know where to start.

2. Meditation

The best way to change limiting beliefs is to use meditation. In a meditative state your subconscious mind is open to suggestions and affirmations. With repetition meditation can assist you in re-writing your subconscious blueprint.

Remember that a belief is nothing more than a self-created “truth” – a thought that you have continued to focus on and reinforce, sometimes for years.

But it won’t take years to clear your limiting beliefs. If you’re very consistent with your efforts, you can change a limiting belief in days – maybe a few weeks for extremely strong beliefs.

3. Reframing

Ronald Reagan was a master re-framer. Once, when he was accused by his opponent of being too old to run for president, he reframed their accusation by saying: “Oh, that’s just their youth and inexperience talking. We won’t hold it against them.” He had a natural ability to turn things around and put a new positive energy to them.

Have you ever noticed how different the world looks from the window of an airplane at 23,000 feet? The vantage point from which we see things has a great effect on what we believe, think and feel about things. If we are only seeing things from a vantage point of looking up at our huge pile of problems, we are seeing limited options, and we are going to feel discouraged. Remember, the language the Universe understands is the language of emotion. Emotions are the vibrational signal we send and that is what gets mirrored back into our lives. What if we could see our situation from 23,000 feet instead of from deep inside our pile of problems?

Words like: “What if______?” and “How can I______?” are used to form reframing question.  They open the Reticular Activating System in our brains to new possibilities.

I would love to hear your thoughts and comments!

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How To Connect With Abundance! Meditation


Abundance!

What is abundance? Abundance is a connection to God – the source of all abundance. If you’re in a constant state of struggle, you might consider the following points.

It is our divine nature and birthright to be abundant! Abundance is knowing that:

1. My God sustains me.

2. Everything I need comes to me easily.

3. What God has, I have!  Because I am connected to Him.

4. My needs are met now and always.

5. I am always cared for.

There are really only two  states of being:

1. Resistance –being disconnected. Resistance is caused by subconscious limiting beliefs.

2. Surrender – being connected

In reality, you cannot disconnect yourself from God, you are like a finger of His hand, but you can disconnect yourself from an awareness of it.

When you are in a state of surrender you are aware of your connection. When you are in resistance you’re going it alone.

Meditation is the method by which we establish a connection to source – God.  It is in this meditative state that limiting beliefs can be replaced with beliefs that connect us to an abundant life.

There are two main reason why people don’t do well with meditation:

1.       The mind is wandering.

  • Focus the mind, under closed eyelids, at the point between the eyebrows.  That helps you concentrate and focus the mind.
  • If your mind is wandering, you are not connecting.

2.  The heart is not in it.

  • You engage the heart by wanting to connect to God.
  • You must want to BE with the creator of the Universe and feel the vibrations of that being that created it all.

Worry is one of the strongest forms of resistance! Here are some things to consider:

1. Take the focus off the things that worry you and shift the focus to “How can I add value to people’s lives?.”

2. When you are worried it is because you believe you are going it alone.

3. Move from worry to trust.

Here is a great meditation designed to help you align with your Divine Purpose! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGllo0FI9PU

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