Limiting beliefs are sure to keep you stuck
I watch otherwise smart and capable people stay stuck day after day because of limiting beliefs. The person who says, I’m just not creative foregoes opportunities to create. The person who says, I’ve never been able to stick with things stops setting goals altogether. The person who says, I’m not good at networking and wouldn’t really know how […]
We had a disagreement and now the weekend is ruined
The all or nothing mindset is self-talk focused on extremes. If I don’t stick to my diet perfectly, I might as well give up trying to lose weight. If I don’t get 25 people to sign up for my workshop, it’s a waste of time. If I don’t perform flawlessly, I’m a total failure. We […]
Do you have a scarcity mindset about time?
There’s never enough time. I’m so busy, but always behind. There just aren’t enough hours in the day. I have too many things to do and not enough time. With this scarcity mindset, you cut yourself off from this possibility and clarifying principle: There is enough time for what really matters. Quite simply, your mindset […]
Comparison is the thief of joy
The comparison mindset comes in many forms. Everyone has it easier than I do. Everyone else is better off. Everyone has more stuff. Everyone has it better. Comparison: It’s the mantra of separation and disconnect. Whatever the particular comparison, it’s them versus you—and you come up lacking. They have more money, better looks, more advantages… They […]
If you believe you’re unlucky, you are.
The unlucky mindset comes in many forms. I’m just not really lucky. I can never catch a break. Bad luck follows me around. I’m never in the right place at the right time. I’m unlucky in love. She has all the luck. I just wasn’t born under a lucky star. Our mindsets become a self-fulfilling […]
It really does matter what we call things
It matters what we call things. The definitions we use. The labels we attach. The meaning we bestow. How we frame something. It matters. Shaping your reality While I appreciate the whimsy of the license plate, it points to a slippery slope about how we shape our reality with limiting beliefs. For instance, if you consistently tell […]