We limit ourselves in our minds, not in our hearts. We limit ourselves
because we think we deserve what we have, not what we want. We limit
ourselves because we believe in boundaries, we believe in hype, we fail to
believe in ourselves.
Limitations really only exist in the mind. We see people will physical
disability achieve great things in life, things which many able bodied
people would never believe they themselves could do. How? Because despite
the disability, those people believe in themselves.
We allow things to limit us in life, rules and regulations - but most
of all we allow our personal conditioning to limit us.
We believe we can not have things as we don't have the money, or the
time, or the right contacts.
Well, it's your choice what you believe.
When we are pessimistic, we are not optimistic. Optimism opens up the
whole wide world to us, except a pessimist would quite happily say 'But
not to me'.
Pessimists live off limitations; always thinking and expecting the
worst. Persistently allowing things to limit who they are. An Optimist
sees opportunity and if the worst happens, they very quickly get back on
We believe what the government or doctors say to us, we put our trust
in other people. Instead of thinking about what we as individuals want.
Without breaking the law or putting other people at physical risk, we do
have the right to make up our own minds as to how we feel and as to how we
When we hear stories of people who have stood up and fought against
illness, such as Joel Rothschild (
http://www.joelrothschild.com/ ) whom diagnosed with fatal illnesses
fight on and become long term survivors of what are usually short term
fatal diseases, we can realise that physical survival is about believing
in yourself and not in what you are told.
Ok, so you may not be eligible for some particular government benefit,
but does that mean you have to remain on the bread line? No, it means you
remove limitations and find other lawful ways of increasing your revenue.
You may not be eligible to go on a course which you need to go on, that
doesn't mean you have to give up. It means there is another path open to
you, you just have to find it.
You may not be able to be save your relationship with someone, but that
doesn't mean you have to give up on finding that perfect relationship, it
doesn't mean that the perfect relationship doesn't exist.
You may not be able to afford a holiday or a new car, but that doesn't
mean you can't aspire to earning more money to enable you to do these
things in the future.
Removing limitations is about finding ways to say 'I can' instead of
saying 'I can't'