20 limiting beliefs you could burn to a crisp.
I used to believe. . .
… That I had to have the answer before I began. – Stephanie
… That if I explained why someone’s argument was faulty and they didn’t change their view, there was something wrong with me for not being able to convince them. – Alexa
… That I had to endure emotional abuse from a male boss because I was a single Mom and soooooo needed the job. – Tina
… That ‘experts’ and ‘consultants’ knew my business vision better than me. – Linzi
… That Christianity was the one, true religion. – Deanna
… That I should change myself to be more attractive to the people I’m around rather than seeking to be around people who are attracted to me as I am. – Mary
… That if it couldn’t be ‘proven’, I couldn’t believe in it. – Gretchen
… That happiness comes from an external source. – Erin
… I used to believe everything a certain person in my life told me about myself. Years later, I realize they didn’t know me at all.
… I am what other people think I am. – Kim
… That I was ugly and not worth anyone’s love. – Fiona
… That I wasn’t good enough or worthy enough. – Deborah
… That to be respected and liked by others I had to be the smartest one in the room … Taken fifty five years to be okay with saying “I don’t know”. – Kathy
… That if I support people (financially, emotionally or whatever) they will support me in return. – Chrissy
… That gay people go to hell. – Leanne
… That I can’t lose weight. – Laurie
… That I was incapable of being creative. – Chrissy
… 1. That I wasn’t worth it, and 2. that alcohol held any answers. – Jennifer
… That I had to please my parents. – Justine
… That you needed a college degree to be successful. – Cheval
This calls for a recap:
- You don’t need to know the answer before you begin.
- There’s nothing wrong with you if you can’t convince someone else that they’re wrong. (And actually, you might want to give up trying altogether on that one.)
- College degrees don’t necessarily relate to success.
- Respect and intelligence are NOT mutually exclusive.
- You ARE creative (if you breathe, you’re creative.)
And this: You are worth it, you are worth it, you are worth it.
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