A limiting belief is that voice that tells a person and guides their behavior, Many limiting beliefs result in obstacles to impede your moving forward. We’re stuck on these messages. Often these limiting beliefs are what you’ve heard when you were a child. These are messages that come from the adults, well-meaning or not. If you hear these messages from your parents, teachers…,and they are negative-such as “you’ll never amount to anything” or “money always burns a hole in your pocket”. Childhood messages can have far-reaching impact.
If you have these messages, they can rule your life. How this plays out could be just never staying at a job and hop from job to job not amounting to anything! Or, you wonder why your money runs out before the end of the month…”burns a hole in your pocket!” Now, where did THAT come from?
One of the best ways to counter a limiting belief-is to question yourself about it. Where is the evidence that I always…Remember, you will have demonstrated that behavior-governed by a limiting belief.
Awareness is the first step-“aha this is why I do____. Ok, you’ve identified it. Now what? You can choose the impact that limiting belief has in the future. You get to decide. Say, you don’t want to never hold down a job…Choose someone without that limiting belief and model what they do. in “Secrets of The Millionaire Mind (it’s in my Amazon collections for easy 1 click ordering & I get enough for a cup of coffee!) he discusses that if we want to get rid of those limiting beliefs around money-institute new ones and follow what rich people do. But, that’s different from what I normally do-which we’ve already said isn’t working…but, it’s scary. It’s out of my “comfort zone”. Fear.
Many investors talk about how fear plays a role in the market. FEAR is
It’s a big limiting belief,what if you do this,what will happen? In a situation with no usual outcome/result, those limiting beliefs show up and are often fear-based- afraid of change, fear of the unknown,fear of being vulnerable, fear of not being liked or not being in control…and the list goes on & on… Change can be scary. The outcome is unknown.
Just the term”limiting” belief puts you in a cage of your own making. Limit-less belief that anything is possible-It may not always be comfortable, but isn’t it a better way to think? Yes, I can reach the top of that mountain!