KAIZEN

kai·zen [ ki' zen] noun

Definition:  philosophy of ongoing improvement: a Japanese business philosophy advocating the need for continuous improvement in somebody's personal and professional life
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Thursday
Mar262009

Expand What You Believe is Possible

"A possibility was born the day you were born and it will live as long as you live." ~ Marcus Solero

 

It is difficult to pursue any level of success if we are not clear and specific about what we believe is possible for ourselves. Our beliefs have tremendous power over us, and over the quality of our entire lives. They dictate how happy and successful we are (or not), the nature of our relationships, what type of home we live in, and even what kind of car we drive. They direct every single facet of our lives, and all of our decisions. Limiting beliefs do just that: limit what we believe is possible. Limiting beliefs keep you stuck. They are a huge obstacle to your success. But they are simply beliefs. You can change any belief you hold. Start by challenging your limiting beliefs. If you still believe they are true, modify them by adding the word "yet." Then create a plan for improving yourself. The key is to change your thought process and thereby your belief about a particular situation. When you open your mind to new possibilities for your situation, what seemed like a dismal circumstance can instantly transform into endless opportunity. Go out there today and start thinking what is possible!!

Reader Comments (4)

So true...change is hard. My mantra is to change one thing every 30 days. I write it down on the first of the month and focus on it every day.

Do you stick to your goals 100% ? I mostly achieve well but not aswell as I could.

March 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRobbie Miller

Totally agree about changing thought processes. Our outer world is really just a reflection of our inner world.

Creating a plan is also a great suggestion and necessary. I found that taking action that leads to even even small incremental successes (habits) is enough to gain the confidence and momentum to chip away at those deeply ingrained limiting beliefs.

Loved Diane's suggestion also.

Maggie

May 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterExcitedByLife

wonderful post,as a nomadic hermit i travel and change constantly and on many occassions i have left my worldly belongings to head off somewhere new

all the best

andy a friend from twitter

May 30, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterandy the dafthermit

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