Changing our beliefs, habits, our past conditioning, getting out of our comfort zone, is not always the easiest thing to do.
I mean we are creatures of habit, as they say! But changing anything can be as natural as the change of season, the dropping of leaves in autumn, the temperatures cooling for the winter months.
Today’s quotes are about change and beliefs!
According to an article in AARP , your brain likes to be challenged. This improves the plasticity of your brain, which is a good thing, and it has been found to delay age-related neurological decline.
“Breaking habits opens up millions of neurological synapses. Take a new route to work. Get out of bed on a different side. Brush your teeth with a different hand. It stimulates your brain.” –Rick Foster, author of Happiness & Health
We feel like victims to our emotions because we don’t realize that our emotions are determined by our beliefs. We can question those beliefs and then either affirm or change them. We no longer need to feel like victims. We can understand our choices. The truth is that nothing MAKES you unhappy. Your belief that something does is what causes unhappiness. What you are unhappy about does not make you unhappy; your belief that it can make you unhappy, makes your unhappy. — Bruce Di Marsico, author of The Principles and Philosophy of The Option Method
When we think of changing our beliefs, or changing anything in our lives, start with small bites, not a whole meal. Questioning our limiting beliefs can be done with a coach or by yourself. It’s nice to have someone else to guide you or hold the space for you, but just start.
True life is lived when tiny changes occur.
~ Leo Tolstoy
If you don’t change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?
~W. Somerset Maugham
What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
~ Tony Robbins
I honor you for your courage in making changes, no matter how small. I’m always available to help you in dissolving limiting beliefs and enhancing happiness.
Have a great week!
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