• Pamela Nelson, RN

Empowering Beliefs to Live By Today

As mature adults we have come to realize that life is not always the way we want it. Regardless of the amount of money, influence and power that we may have, sometimes we just don't get what we want. That said, there is no magical formula or bewitch around to wriggle her nose and our object(s) of desire appear either.

However, these experiences should shape us, mold us into who we are and not focus on what we don't have or missed out. There is an old saying that you can't miss what you can't measure-

Sometimes we have to get out of our own way. This article gives some practical tips that I have found helpful to bring me back in alignment with purpose. We all face adversity and some more than others but whatever you face, only you know the impact of that adversity on your life. So whether we see the adversity as mound or a mountain, it is a mound and a mountain.

Your experiences are shaped by your thinking. Even obstacles have a value when you can see it. You can develop convictions that will help you to feel happier and achieve more, regardless of the situation.

Consider these empowering beliefs that you can start using today to transform your life through the power of positive thinking.

Understand your potential.

You can achieve amazing results when you put your mind to it. Feel excited about reaching your true potential.

Count your blessings.

List each thing that you have to be grateful for. Remember to include the smaller items, like warm socks or tart cranberries. Expressing your appreciation reminds you of how rich you are.

Learn from mistakes. You can make setbacks work for you by focusing on the lessons that they contain. Flubbing one job interview can teach you how to ace the next one.

Find meaning in adversity.

Tough times can be the most rewarding phase of your life. Know that you can emerge from any challenge with greater wisdom and courage. Look back at the obstacles you’ve already overcome, and reassure yourself that you can handle what’s ahead.

Embrace change.

Accept that life is a series of changes. Focus on the present moment, and prepare yourself to adapt to whatever circumstances come your way.

Dream big.

Expand your wish list. Setting demanding but attainable goals gives you adventures to look forward to each day.

Practice forgiveness.

Lighten your load by clearing away any resentment you’re holding onto from the past. Set reasonable boundaries while you respond with compassion when others disappoint you. Pardon yourself too.

Give generously.

Sharing your blessings makes you more powerful and joyful. Volunteer in your community and speak kindly to each person you meet today. Buy coffee for your co-workers or give your receptionist a flower.

Empowering Beliefs to Make You Strive I take responsibility. You are in charge of your life. Hold yourself accountable for the outcomes you create. Celebrate the fact that you have the power to determine your own future.

Apply effort.

Figure out your definition of success so you know what is worth working for. Give yourself credit when you’re making progress rather than comparing yourself to others.

Leverage your strengths.

You have your own individual strengths that you can draw on. Figure out what you’re good at and what you want to do. Let that knowledge guide your choices.

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