1. What does this really mean?
It is the willingness to implement positive change within ourselves by removing all our self-limiting qualities, beliefs, actions and barriers. In addition to this, we are ensuring that this change is quick, easy and carried out with confidence and peace of mind.
2. Why is this so?
The only ‘limits’ we have in life are the ‘limits’ that we have created ourselves and/or inherited from our subconscious beliefs that have been ingrained in our minds as children. Here is a simple breakdown of how our thoughts/beliefs aka “limits” affect our lives:
– Your thoughts and beliefs generate feelings
– Your feelings affect your actions (or lack of them) and the words you speak (or don’t speak). In addition to this, your feelings release certain energies into the universe (positive or negative) – this energy acts like a magnet – whatever you put out you get in return. I.e. positive energy attracts more positive circumstances to your life and negative energy attracts more negative circumstances to your life.
– Your actions and words (or lack of them) or what you put out into the universe results in your life/ your manifestations. After all, your life is a direction reflection of your perception of it.
In addition to removing all our self-inflicted limitations, we must also affirm and believe that this will be done quickly, easily, successfully and with confidence. If you believe that everything in life should be a struggle then that’s what life will give you — if you believe and affirm that what you do and what you want comes with ease and success then that’s what life will do for you.
3. How can I apply this information to get the results I want?
This information is powerful; more importantly, it shows you just how powerful YOU truly are. You can apply it to every facet of your life – work, love, friendships, family, money, happiness – and the list goes on!
Before you go and try to change everything in your life – let’s start one step at a time. Choose one thing that you want to change – keep it specific. For example, there is a job that you want and for some reason you haven’t been able to get it – what can you do to ensure you do get it?
1 – Everything you do should start from a positive place. So, let’s start by assessing the positives – i.e. what you have working for you, your strengths. Look at all the qualities you have and the qualifications/ knowledge you possess that will enable you to get this job and be successful at it. List them and take a moment to be proud of them.
2 – Think about why you THINK you can’t get this job. This section is two-fold:
A – On one hand, you’ll find that there are the reasons imbedded in your mind that make you believe you can’t get the job. Those issues usually stem from low self-esteem. Once you identify the issues, i.e. I’m not smart enough, I’m not worthy, people like me don’t get what they want in life Etc. and understand what your core limiting beliefs/ thoughts are, immediately start working on changing them. If you believe that you are not worthy, create a counter thought/affirmation – “yes, I am worthy.” If you believe you are not smart, create a counter thought/affirmation – “I am smart”. If you believe you are not a people person, create an affirmation of how you’d like to be able to act around people, “I am a people person – I know what to say, when to say it and how to say it to get the results I want, need and deserve from the people I deal with at work” and so on.
Also, please refer to my previous blog posts, “I am worthy”, “It is okay for me to have everything I want”, “My personal limitations are gone” and “I approve of myself”. The information under those posts is invaluable and really helps build your self-esteem and break down any personal limitations and barriers.
Sometimes, we really don’t know what our internal imitations are primarily because they are all locked up in our subconscious mind. If you are facing this issue – this tip may help you out. Once, I was asked to write a letter to my younger self in a writing class. I will never forget the letter that I wrote. It really took me back to when I was a child and I vividly imagined my older self consoling my younger self and giving her advice. It was priceless. It reminded me of the struggles I faced as I child, and made some of my underlying beliefs of life and myself resurface. Even though it was a writing assignment – it was very therapeutic and really put things into perspective. I began to understand why I had certain insecurities and where they stemmed from. From that moment on – I addressed those issues head on – and my gosh what a difference it made in my life. Try it.
B – On the other hand, there’s the practicality aspect. You need to identify the gap between you and your job and begin bridging the gap immediately!
Are you missing work experience, qualifications, information? If yes, go ahead and get what you need to be qualified for the job.
YOU have to the power to have what you want and be whoever you want in life. There are no limitations. Remove all your self-limiting qualities, beliefs, actions and barriers, quickly, easily and with confidence, identify what you want in life, bridge the gap and go get it!
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Notes to Self, with love Xx