the power of positive thinking

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“There is nothing on earth that you cannot have-once you have mentally accepted the fact that you can have it.”

-Robert Collier

Perhaps the most important mental and spiritual principle ever discovered is that you become what you think about most of the time. Your outer world reflects your inner world. You can tell the inner condition of a person by looking at the outer conditions of his or her life. And it cannot be otherwise.

Your mind is extraordinarily powerful. Your thoughts control and determine almost everything that happens to you.

You are a complex bundle of thoughts, feelings, attitudes, desires, images, fears, hopes, doubts, opinions and ambitions, each of them constantly changing, sometimes from second to second. Your entire life is the result of the intertwining and interconnecting of these factors.

Your thoughts trigger images and pictures, and the emotions that go with them. These images and emotions trigger attitudes and actions. Your actions then have consequences and results that determine what happens to you.

If you think about success and confidence, you will feel strong and competent, and you will perform better at whatever you attempt. If you think about making mistakes and being embarrassed, you will perform poorly, no matter how good you really are.

Your attitudes lead to corresponding images, emotions and actions that affect your life and relationships. Your attitudes are based on your previous experiences and your basic premises about how things are supposed to be.

Your actions trigger the emotions and attitudes that go with them. By law of reversibility, you can actually act your way into feeling in a manner consistent with the action. By acting as if you were already happy, positive and confident, you soon begin to feel that way on the inside. And your actions are under your direct control, whereas your emotions are not.

The outer aspects of your life are neutral. It is the meaning that you give to them that determines your attitudes, emotions, opinions and reactions to them. If you change your thinking about a certain part of your life, you will change how you feel and behave in that area. And since only you can decide what to think, you have the ability to take complete control of your life.

The Law of Belief says: Whatever you believe, with conviction, becomes your reality.

You always act in accordance with you...

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...nd do. Over time it will become true for you. Your ideal will become your reality.

Repeat “I like myself and I love my life. I am a thoroughly good person in every way, and I always do my very best at anything I attempt.”

Mental software store

Imagine there was a store that sold mental programming. You could buy any self-concept, belief or attitude that you wanted and install it on your brain and that’s the person you would be from then on. What would you choose?

Look around. Find out what the happiest and most successful people in your world have developed as their core beliefs. And then get the same set of beliefs for yourself. Load them onto your mental hard drive and start running the same programs they are running.

Based on hundreds of interviews with successful people, we know how they are programmed and what beliefs they have developed from an early age.

The most important core belief you can adopt for yourself is :

“I am a thoroughly good person and I am going to be a big success in life. Everything that happens to me, good or bad, is simply a part of the process of achieving the great success and happiness that is inevitable for me.”
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