Having What We Believe...The Power Of Affirmations

Written by Lois R. Thompson

There's been a great volume of work written onrepparttar simple power of belief. The person who thinks he can, versusrepparttar 123968 person who thinks he can't. The person who thinks he Can, hasrepparttar 123969 tendency to succeed, thereby fulfilling his expectation. The same is true forrepparttar 123970 person who thinks he can't. He also experiences his expectations.

What we say has a major impact on our mind, which greatly affects our direction and ability...our out come. What we say really is an outward expression of what we truly Believe.

It is said that, 'Out ofrepparttar 123971 mouth flowsrepparttar 123972 abundance ofrepparttar 123973 heart'. Therefore, 'It will be unto YOU as YOU Believe'. Here we see that what is hidden in our heart and flows from our mouth is that which we truly believe.

It was Napoleon Hill, one of my favorite authors who said: "Both poverty and riches arerepparttar 123974 offspring of thought." So, how do you overcome un-satisfactory outcome? By changing you speech, which affects your thought - belief, which impacts your outcome. By shifting your thought patterns from a negative to a positive gear.

This is much easier than you may have imagined. Lets take a look at three Key words, and begin focusing on Speaking them Seeing them, Doing them...you will noterepparttar 123975 changes, over time.

The three Keys Words:

1. I CAN

2. I AM


It will take time, it will take practice, but, "practice makes perfect". In time you will gain enough confidence to boldly declare your to succeed. As you experience continued improvement, it will become second nature to you.

Whatever you put your attention on, grows in your life. If you think and talk only aboutrepparttar 123976 good, positive things you want, you will be amazed at how your progress toward these goals will gradually become manifested.

Self-doubt: An Obstacle to Success

Written by Myrtis Smith

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Summary: Self-doubt is quite possiblyrepparttar 123967 biggest obstacle that individuals must conquer in order to be successful; here are 3 tips to overcome it.

================================================================= Self-doubt: An Obstacle to Success

Whether you are starting a business, changing careers, or heading off on an adventure, it is natural for a little self-doubt to creep in. Do I really have what it takes to do this? Will people take me seriously? What will happen if I fail? Self-doubt can be difficult to overcome. It is quite possiblyrepparttar 123968 biggest obstacle that individuals must conquer in order to be successful. The world is missing out on many great inventions, talented art, and critical businesses because of self-doubt. People question their knowledge and ability torepparttar 123969 point where they would rather do nothing than to take a chance. But inrepparttar 123970 words of Mark Twain: "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed byrepparttar 123971 things that you didn't do than byrepparttar 123972 ones you did do. Sail away fromrepparttar 123973 safe harbor. Catchrepparttar 123974 trade winds in our sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

If you find your own self-doubt hindering your personal progress, try these tips:

1. Listen torepparttar 123975 people around you. Most of us have friends and loved ones that we can count on to give us honest feedback. Ask those people to tell you what they think are your strengths and talents. You will surely get a laundry list of things that prove you are more than competent enough to pursuerepparttar 123976 task at hand. But here's a tip: Ifrepparttar 123977 people around you can't give you those motivating messages, that's probably one source of your problem; you need to upgrade your associations and surround yourself with more positive, supportive people.

2. Review your track record. Look back on major accomplishments in your past. Recognize what it took for you to make those things happen and remember how it felt to achieve a goal. One of my greatest memories is fromrepparttar 123978 summer that I completed a 3-day 60-mile walk for breast cancer. I had sprained my ankle during training and it never healed properly. When I think back on that experience I remember my commitment to train every day and my determination to completerepparttar 123979 final day even though I was limping most ofrepparttar 123980 way. But most of all I remember how good it felt to crossrepparttar 123981 finish line. I am able to use that experience to push me through many difficulties that I encounter today in building my coaching practice.

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