The Invisible Force That Controls Your Life
Truth is overrated.
In fact, the 'truth' about yourself can hold you back.
Forever failing, running on a thread-mill.
Have you ever heard the story about the fictional character Bunker Bean?
Bunker Bean was a timid weak boy.
He didn't have much.
His dad was an alcoholic.
His mum had died.
When she was alive she had constantly criticised and corrected him.
Bunker didn't have any friends.
He was raised to believe he was a failure.
That he would fail at everything.
And it was true, he had failed over and over again.
Until one day... while out walking he came across a fortune teller.
Mesmerised by the idea of discovering his fortune he went in.
But the fortune teller refused to tell him his fortune, instead she told him:
"I can tell you who you were... it's true. Before you were you, you were somebody else."
She told him:
"You are the reincarnation of Napoleon. You are destined achieve great things!"
This news shocked Bunker out of his apathy.
Could it be true?
He went to the library to read everything he could about Napoleon Bonaparte, the great French Emperor.
He bought posters of Napoleon and put them up on his walls.
Read and listened to everything he could.
He began to imitate Napoleon's habits, attitudes and behaviours.
Years later Bunker Bean was a rich and powerful man.
He had all the outward signs of a man with immense wealth.
One day he ran into the fortune teller and thanked her for changing his life. He told her about how much he and his circumstances had changed.
To his astonishment she laughed!
"I lied to you all those years before just to get get your money, you are not the reincarnation of Napoleon!"
Bunker was crushed.
He sank back in to his old ways, full of doubt and disbelief about himself.
But fortunately an acquaintance kept saying to him:
“As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he!”
Bunker then realised that everyone is capable of being a great achiever if they only believe they are.
He went on to become even more successful.
What you believe is incredibly important on what you can do.
So too is what you don't believe is possible for you.
These two forces of belief - what you believe and what you do not believe act like an invisible force that propel you to success or failure.
As we start another year, if you aren't seeing the success you want or feel dog tired by failures, ask yourself:
In what ways are my beliefs about [situation/problem/desire goal] preventing me from getting what I want?
Then go about changing them.
What do I need to start to believe about myself, life, this situation to get what I want?
Start looking for evidence to support those beliefs.
Remember the human nervous system isn’t capable distinguishing between a physically real experience and one that is vividly imagined.
So what you believe (true or untrue) affects what you perceive, experience and get more of.
Doubt your limitations.
Start believing more, in what is possible for you.
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