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Break The Chains Of A Negative Mindset: Apply This Mental Success Strategy
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Evaluate everything you say, think, feel and do as a success strategy

Even the way that you choose to LOOK at a situation can help or hinder your personal success.

While we presume that we react to situations, we actually react to our interpretation of our situations, and those reactions may support our goal achievement or sabotage our success.

For instance, if you are a motivational speaker and you are feeling concerned because you have no speaking engagements scheduled on your calendar, your anxiety, which may include a loss of motivation, self-confidence and self-esteem, is a response to your interpretation of the meaning of all of those blank spaces.

People often forget that they are free to choose a self-help perspective, rather than sinking into a self-sabotaging mindset.

TO help you out of any negative attitude that you slip into, and to help yourself INTO more self-motivation for success, remember that your emotional reactions are products of the interpretation you are choosing.

You are not bound to interpret any situation in a way that drains your positive thinking through fear of failure.

You really are free to choose your point of view.

Among the most important success strategies is to strategically choose perpectives that empower, support, help you to be successful.

You make it harder, if not impossible, to achieve success with a negative mindset, an insecure attitude, a discouraging expectation.

When you feel down or insecure about any situation, take these two self-help wisdom steps to success:

1. Ask yourself the question: “What interpretation of my situation am I CHOOSING?”

2. After looking at your thoughts about the situation for a bit, ask yourself the follow-up question: “What might be a more useful, helpful, constructive, inspiring, empowering, encouraging, motivating way of interpreting the situation?”

For instance, as if you are a professional motivational speaker feeling down because you have no speaking engagements on your calendar, the answer to the first question might be:

  • “I am headed for economic difficulty.”
  • “This means I may not be good enough at what I do.”
  • “I will never achieve my goals.”
  • “I should do something I do NOT love for a living.”
  • “I should give up my dream of financial success, prosperity and abundance.”

Realizing that all of these are choices, you might then come up with the following more strategic applications of mind-power in response to the follow-up question:

  • “It may not mean anything.”
  • “It may be the calm before the storm of many invitations to speak.”
  • “It may be that I should take advantage of the free time to develop my website or publish articles.”

Recognizing that your interpretation is a choice can help you keep an open mind.

Since how you interpret things influences how you feel, and how you feel influences what you do, and what you do determines your results, select viewpoints that help you to feel better and do better in life.

Although your strong emotional reactions would have you believe otherwise, you really are NOT locked into any one single point of view.

Remember to CHOOSE your interpretations wisely, based on their practical value, as an essential part of your success strategy.

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