I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
The above video remind us how Roger Bannister refuse to accept the belief that it is impossible to complete a mile under 4 minutes and finally achieved it. He completed a mile under 4 minutes which no body thought was possible because he relentlessly trained to achieve it without giving regards to the thoughts of others.
There are many times when we let down ourselves by listening too much to others. Others may had failed in their ventures and they will tell you that they had tried doing something that doesn’t work. The worst scenario is that we believe so strongly in them and adopt their negative mindset which create huge obstacles for ourselves.
Beliefs are not 100% true
I believe many of us will hear about running a business is hard, creating an online business is just a scam and the stock market is only for the rich. These are just beliefs of others that had previously failed and did not try again to make it work. Why am I so sure about it? Because I see others have created successful businesses, there are successful online business being created and there are also people who start out from nothing and got rich by investing in the stock market.
If you are procrastinating on doing something that you truly love and believe that it will work, why let others stop you from doing it? Others may not have even walk down the path that you intended to walk and they may just be telling you that it is not possible because they failed to achieve it or they are telling you what they have heard in the cafe. Can you even believe in the chatters that they had overheard in the cafe?
If you want to do something but others are telling you not to do it, first of all, look for successful evidences. If there are others who have walked down the path you intended to walk and succeeded, it means that what you plan on doing is possible. The second step you would need to do is to seek them out and learn from them. Tap into their brain and know what is the blueprint for their success. Their knowledge will help you to cut short your learning curve.
Even if you plan on doing something that no others had succeeded, such as the example of Roger Bannister, you can always try it out and see how it goes. If Thomas Edison and the Wright brothers have never tried to create the light bulb and build the air plane respectively, we will not have the luxury of having light in our house at night or traveling to other countries by plane.
Do not allow beliefs of others to stop you from doing what you want to do. If you want to know whether anything will work out, the only way for you to verify it is to take action and do it. I hope you pick up something from this article and the most important lesson of today is to remember that you are your biggest obstacle and choose carefully who to listen to.
Embracing positive beliefs
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