If you’re like me, I couldn’t read the following sentence…at first…and then it got easier!
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Wow! The reason you can read this is because your brain has ALREADY created a pattern for every word you know, and instantly recognizes them by finding that pattern and then bringing them forward! THEY ARE IN YOUR BRAIN ALREADY!
So…can you imagine how many trillions of patterns your brain must be carrying around right now?
Now couple this with the fact that while I am talking to you, you are talking to yourself many times faster.
And…your brain accepts this self-talk without question! No arguments!
So when you say, “No way! I can’t do that!” the mind simply says, “OK…you can’t!” and then blocks out ways for you to do it.
THE PRIMARY REASON FOR BEING OPTIMISTIC in 2014
So what is the primary reason for being more optimistic? By realizing that when you say, “Absolutely…I CAN do that!” the brain not only accepts what you say just as quickly, IT ACTUALLY HELPS YOU FIND A WAY TO DO IT!
So realize this…that the primary element…that holds you back…from learning and growing and changing…is what you say to yourself.
So…a new way of thinking is to immediately throw away any notions that you are too old, or too young, or too uneducated, or too stuck in our ways to grow and learn and change. We can grow and change as much as we really want to!