“The greatest illusion you’ll ever know is the ‘reality’ in which you believe.”
Today’s Mind Bullet centers around a massive concept: How hypnotized are you?
We’re all hypnotized, that is, we buy into beliefs about ourselves and the world around us—which isn’t a bad thing. But if you’re not experiencing your ideal life—if you’re dissatisfied and unhappy—the first place to look is at those beliefs about yourself you hold so firmly.
The idea of being hypnotized by our beliefs was touched upon in last week’s episode, “Nobody Cares,” which discussed how we carry around stories about ourselves, both fearing and expecting reactions from others. These stories are our beliefs, and what we believe has a direct effect on our happiness and self-worth.
We believe our beliefs wholeheartedly; they touch upon everything in our lives — our self-worth, whether or not we’re athletic, how and what we should eat, politics, attractiveness, etc. “I’m an introvert.” “I’m destined to be overweight.” “I’m not someone who takes on challenges.”
If you’re unhappy, it’s time to check yourself and the beliefs that may be holding you back. If you continually reinforce a negative belief about yourself, you keep yourself trapped and stuck. But rewriting these beliefs can spark positive change.
Listen in to hear more about breaking the spell of the beliefs that have you hypnotized, and how intentionally crafting positive new habits will reshape the narrative and open you up to a slew of new, better beliefs. Enjoy the episode!
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