We are all reminded during Independence Day celebrations in the United States to be grateful for our freedom of speech, freedom to travel freely, and so much more.
My life’s work has been spent helping others (and myself) to experience inner freedom — working on breaking free from the weight of self-defeating beliefs. Take a moment during this focus on our independence and freedom, to notice where you don’t feel free. Are you judging a friend or family member? Are you afraid or angry? What is the one roadblock that you keep tripping on?
Ask yourself questions instead of rumbling around in the trenches of the problem.
We are free, now let’s free our minds of the limiting beliefs that keep us in shackles. For example, if you ruminate on, “I can’t find a meaningful job” ask yourself,
“Do I believe that?” and “Why do I believe it”? then after you answer, ask another question, “What might concern me if that belief were gone?” What investment do you have in believing that it won’t happen? It is a habit to think that the worst is going to happen, even when we REALLY don’t know what will happen.
Practice asking yourself questions to liberate your mind, heart and soul from the tyranny of your own imprisonment.
Independence Day Celebrated
Here are a few quotes about freedom and independence: May you enjoy celebrating independence this weekend and each day of your life!
For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
~ Nelson Mandela.
You are already free. Only you have to know and realize this truth…
Freedom means the right to be different, the right to be oneself…
~ Ira Eisenstein
The invisible chains are always stronger than the visible ones…
The price of freedom is responsibility, but it is a bargain, because freedom is priceless…
~ Hugh Downs
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