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In the world we live in, a positive mindset is something difficult to train. We all want to live a life full of success and no regrets. Everyone deserves time, money, wealth, love, and happiness. No one should live in despair all the time, but in this world, everyone's situation is different. The way you were raised and what environment you grew up in can change how you think and act throughout your life.
The future is full of the unknown, and you are afraid of discomfort, danger, challenges, fear, etc. It takes a lot of courage to program your mind to take action. Your mindset is what brings you success if you choose to believe in yourself. Your mind is the most powerful tool you have, so use it to your advantage.
This post is to encourage those to change their mindset and look at life from a different perspective. There are times when you might feel despair in your businesses but you must learn to embrace it so that you can evolve into a better person.
If you want a certain lifestyle, you must have a strong mindset. I know it's challenging, and I've been there. At times, you are faced with so many challenges and concerns that you feel stuck. You are in this dark black hole that you can't escape from. You feel alone, suffocated, and confused. Life is unpredictable, and you never know what situation you may be in.
However, changing your mindset is key to pushing forward. It is EXTREMELY challenging and doesn't happen overnight. It takes time and patience because you have to train yourself to feed on positivity. With this, your life can be turned around.
Here are some tips you can start to have a successful mindset.
Cut Ties with Negativity
Whether you are starting a business or side hustle, there will be people who will not support or believe in you. It’s reality and that’s the kind of world we live in. All the criticism and opinions of others will start to influence you, and you’ll start to belittle yourself. You want to train yourself to dwell on positivity.
If it is your big dream or goal in life, who should you listen to? Yourself or others?
The world is so judgemental that we feel insecure, anxious, and depressed. If you surround yourself with negative people, your mind will start to feed on that, and it starts to reflect on you. This negativity will prevent you from achieving the goals you want and make it hard for you to go beyond your abilities.
If you keep on sticking to these people and listening to their negativity, it will ruin you and prevent you from becoming a better self. Whenever you come in contact with any negative feelings, you must cut all ties with them. Whether it is a friend, relative, or co-worker, you need to walk away from it.
As the saying goes, “if you surround yourself with 5 millionaires, you’ll most likely become the sixth.”
So the best thing to do is to shun them away before they influence your feelings, behaviors, and thoughts. They can rub off on you so don’t waste your time on them. NEVER LET THEM HAVE POWER OVER YOU!
With the right positive mindset, I promise, you’ll become successful.
If you let them have control over you, it’ll become your worst nightmare.
Instead, seek out positivity and people who support you. Find those who are like-minded. They will be the ones that bring your skills and abilities within you to shine. They will be the ones that are your true supporters and fans in the long run.
Mistakes Build Confidence
It's difficult to become confident because we belittle ourselves all the time. When we make mistakes, we tend to give up and lose our confidence. Mistakes are something we see as failures that we can't undo. Developing yourself takes practice and work.
The more mistakes you make the stronger your will and confidence become. With mistakes, you learn to overcome the struggles and see that they aren't something major. When you start building yourself, you'll become a better self.
For growth and self-development, you have to experiment, learn, and test things. You have to start training that positive mindset of yours if you want to succeed in the future. This will allow you to see what life has to offer.
Sometimes people get stuck but when they overcome that hurdle, they feel more powerful than before. People expect things to be perfect all the time, but at the end of the day, you have to realize that we are all humans.
Take your mistakes as a learning lesson, and you’ll succeed in the future. People don’t like to admit their mistakes because they are afraid of other people’s thoughts and opinions towards them. However, you shouldn't care much what people say because it'll affect your positive mindset.
If you embrace your mistakes, you can find new meaning in life. You gain confidence and respect from others. You even know not to make the same mistakes again.
So experiment and experiment because only through experience and mistakes, we better ourselves. This paves your way to victory.
Develop a Growth Mindset
Changing the way you think about yourself can help you in achieving your dreams. We all start off as beginners in everything – skills, learning, doing, etc. We are not going to know everything right off the bat, but if you choose to learn it slowly and develop the skill, you can improve yourself. You need to believe in yourself and have a positive mindset to push through all the obstacles.
It’s all about the mindset. You have to believe in the process and in yourself. If you think people are just born with talents and skills then you need to change that. Most people were born with different circumstances, and they all have their ups and downs. There are those who are born with hardship and difficulties but still made it to the top. It’s up to you if you want to change that or not. You are the action taker and the decision-maker.
In life, every experience comes with a learning opportunity, so use that to your advantage. Be willing to learn and develop your skillset. Everything may seem hard and impossible in the beginning but in the end, it'll all be worth it.
By believing in yourself you can achieve anything. We can’t improve ourselves if we don’t learn and take action. So push yourself to do the things that you want. Listen to your heart and chase that dream that you have been dreaming of. You have all the time in the world!
If you continue to think that you are not worthy, good, or talented enough, you will NEVER level up.
Change is Good
Starting something new can feel overwhelming and intimidating because you don’t know what to expect. When you take risks you become more successful because with risk comes more experience. You get to know more if you explore the unknown.
When you are young, you should learn to invest in yourself and take risks even if you might fail. With failures come with more possibilities. It teaches you to rethink, reconsider, and be more creative with your strategies to achieve your goals. When you have an idea or a thought that sounds interesting, you should take it up a notch and see where it takes you. Always stay curious because it makes life more entertaining!
You learn some life lessons and something valuable that will help you in the future. The process is something that is priceless.
Our minds are programmed to stay in the safe zone and be comfortable, but there are those who are risk-takers. We need to learn to become risk-takers because we get to see new possibilities that the world has to offer.
Failure is part of the process. If you want something, you have to try and work hard. It just takes that small step to make a big difference.
When you have a positive mindset, you feel so much happier about yourself. You have it all in life! When you cut ties with the negative people and think about self-improvement, you feel happier and healthier on the inside and out. You have a better relationship with yourself.
The hardest battle in life is winning against yourself. Many people failed to take care of themselves. They neglect and abused themselves because they are lost and confused. If you are struggling, you should start small steps until you have that breakthrough.
You can start journaling, meditating, or exercising because self-love is essential in life. No matter how hard life is, you have to have that positive mindset to get back into the groove.
Overcome the Challenge
Venturing out into the unknown world can be intimidating especially when you are starting out as a total beginner. It takes a lot of courage to take that big step.
You may face obstacles and challenges. You may want to cry and give up. You may feel alone and despairing. Through all the ups and downs, the best part is when you finally have your first win. It is the best feeling ever when you achieve your first goal. You feel like a champion and nothing can stop you!
When you overcome that, you want to reward yourself because it took you SO SO LONG to get there. Go pamper yourself or do something nice for yourself. Treat yourself because you deserve it.
I remembered it took me a while to get this blog published and just have a few posts. I cared way too MUCH about making my blog to be perfect. It was overwhelming and scary for me. I wanted to quit sometimes, but I slowly build a positive mindset. So publishing this blog was a small win for me.
If you start something as a side hustle or a hobby, you have to be disciplined and patient. Everything can't be an overnight success. However, with a positive mindset, anything is possible! Everyone can win in life if they try. It just takes time, effort, and patience, which many people do not have.
Small accomplishments may not seem much to others, but let me tell you that it's a huge step because you are one step closer to your success. Don’t be so hard on yourself! It takes time to get there. Everyone’s process is different so don’t compare yourself to others who are 2 years ahead.
It's great to take baby steps but most importantly, reward yourself. Even though it may take a while, you should take care of yourself too. Rewarding yourself can give you more motivation and a booster. No matter where you are in life, keep growing that positive mindset and spread the positivity around you!
Thanks for reading, and I'll see you in the next post!
She started her blog, The Money Dreamer, when she realized the 9-5 job was not the lifestyle she wanted anymore. After designing for a while, she wanted a more meaningful life, which was freedom, so she decided to venture out. She took action so that she can live her dream life and decided to help people to live theirs by helping them how to save, budget, and invest.