"Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself".
- Roy T. Bennett
There are some limitations that are put on us by factors outside of our control, such as chronic illnesses or a period of financial struggle. Sometimes, these limitations are temporary. Other times, these limitation can go on and on.
And one of the most persistent limitations that hold us back from feeling joy, making more money, achieving more goals and building the best life possible is, well, us!
What thoughts guide your day? What beliefs support your goals or don't support your goals? What do you tell yourself daily? Many times, the thing that stands between us and the outcomes we want is our mental limits, and our own restrictions that we put on our lives through the thoughts we hold closest to us.
Next time Negative Self Talk enters your mind, try the following:
Firstly, we must recognize negative self talk right when it is happening. Ask yourself, is this...
How many of you regret not trying something?
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. –Jim Rohn
I was growing up a shy, timid child. I lived in an apartment building and the neighbors often wondered if my mom had children as they could never hear a peep out of me. So it was surprising for her to see when I suddenly went up on stage in the middle of a hypnosis session. The hypnotists said if you can’t unclench your hands, go on stage and they will help you with that. I pretended to not be able to do it, so that I get to experience what it is like to be on stage; and there I went together with other adults. At that time curiosity was driving me and not the stage freight. I haven’t wondered what might be, I had an impulse and I went for it.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. – Walt Disney
Do not be too timid and...
When you are lying on your couch the last thing you want to do is exercise, but I'm here to tell you that it is all worth it. Just like anything in life in the beginning you need to make an effort and just start. For years I wanted to walk in the morning, and I was the only obstacle in my way. There is the door and then the road behind it. All you have to do is open the door and walk through it.
Here are 7 benefits to why you should make exercise a daily habit:
Beyond the (potential) mood-lifting effects of fresh air and scenery, evidence suggests that pounding the pavement can also change the way our brains work to make us happier, or even stave off depression. “Exercise is as good as any anti-depressant I know”, Ratey claims.
December 2007, scientists from Yale University wrote in the journal Nature Medicine that regular exertion affect the hippocampus, the area of the brain responsible for mood. Test on mice showed that exercise activated a gene...