“Our only limitations are those we set up in our own minds.” This quote by Napoleon Hill in Think and Grow Rich got me thinking.
My limitations are what I perceive them to be, but … are they real? Yeah, maybe. But sometimes … maybe not. This set me on a train of thought.
It’s very easy to tell myself a story to justify avoiding challenges put before me; in fact, probably any sort of change.
I’ve tried to develop the practice of listening to myself … ‘hearing’ the stories I’m telling myself. It’s funny, but by doing that, I also started noticing that other people do it too. That other people tell themselves stories, make excuses that legitimise them not doing something or other.Read more …