The foundation for success is to have a winning mindset.
In the timeless classic, “Think and Grow Rich” , by Napolean Hill, the author spent over 20 years as an apprentice to study the wealthiest men of his time. His book details the 13 principles of how one can be wealthy. If you are in business or want to succeed in any career, you need to read it.
If I was to give a 1 sentence summary of the book, it would be:
“You attract what you think and if you think about wealth and success, then you can achieve it.”
Another popular classic is “As a Man Thinketh” by James Allen and it is has the same message. You attract what you think. If you think about success, that is what you get!
Both books emphasize the Law of Attraction which states that you attract what your thoughts are.
In recent years, a modern adaptation of these books was made into a movie and a best selling book which you may have heard about called “The Secret.”
People love these books because after you read them, it makes you feel good. It makes their dreams real. It makes the impossible possible. Success is simple. All you have to do is think about it.
But then why does success elude those that read and are devoted to the “Law of Attraction?”
Why the Law of Attraction does NOT bring Everyone Success
The Law of Attractions is ALWAYS working but often it is working AGAINST YOU!
People fail because when they apply the Law of Attraction they only pay attention to the POSITIVE part. All you have to do is think and you will become rich. That is so simple and easy!
They like the “feel good” part but they NEGLECT the OTHER side of the Law of Attraction.
The other side is dark, negative and brings you down.
The other side are the other beliefs and thoughts you have that are running in your mind that KILL off your positive thoughts.
The negative thoughts cancel out all your mental energy and winning mindset.
Examples of Law of Attraction Working Against You
You want to be wealthy and successful and your goal is to be rich. But later on you would refer to the super wealthy billionaires people like Bill Gates and Mark Zucknerberg as “the filthy rich.”
If rich was that “filthy” that means, it can’t be good and that’s why you can never be wealthy. Your subconscious mind considers wealth bad and that belief alone will kill off any thoughts of being rich themselves. Your subconscious mind can only guide you to 1 thing. Wealth cannot be something you want and “filthy” at the same time.
You start a network marketing business and after attending trainings and reading the books, you get excited and see the vision of success and wealth. But at the same time, once you encounter challenges and you start saying to yourself that “this business is hard and why it is hard to be successful.”
So what thoughts will dominate your mind?
It does not matter how much positive and feel good thoughts you have, they will be killed off by the 1 negative thought that “this business is hard and why it is hard to be successful”
It bothers me all the time when people complain that professional athletes make too much money. The average NBA player makes over $6 million a year and people say that is unfair.
Why is it unfair for someone that has a talent that only 1 out of 15 million people in the world have?
Why is it unfair to someone that enriches the lives of people that watch them play?
Why is it unfair when these players create tremendous value in the marketplace?
Iif you don’t believe me that they are valuable and contribute to the lives of thousands, just ask the ones that worked at stadiums that got laid off in the last NBA lockout. When the NBA players don’t play, jobs are lost and people suffer. Why? Because million of people pay money to watch them. (you pay every time you watch them regardless of whether it is a live game, on tv, on radio or streamed internet. You are paying…) These players have tremendous value and they deserve every penny they earn because they worked their entire lives to make it. The ironic thing is that the people that complain how athletes make too much money are the same ones who are financially struggling.
Hmmm, I wonder why.
Why You Procrastinate and not Motivated
Have you ever wondered why you procrastinate and are not motivated?
The reason is because the Law of Attraction is working against you!
Ask yourself, what thoughts are running in your mind?
Gandhi was a genius and summed up everything in just 30 words.
“Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
If you procrastinate and can’t get things done it is because; your beliefs and thoughts are becoming your actions!
In other words…
What Beliefs are Holding You Back?!
Go re-read Gandhi’s quote a few times and contemplate what thoughts you need to start changing today.
Give up the negative thoughts and let’s all have the Law of Attraction work for us instead of against us!
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