Apr 25, 2023
How to Create Empowering Beliefs
How to Create Empowering Beliefs
This article will help you to transform Your Mindset and give you A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Empowering Beliefs
Beliefs are the foundation of your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. They shape how you perceive yourselve, others, and the world around you.
Your beliefs can either empower you to achieve your goals or limit you from reaching your full potential.
It’s crucial to understand the power of beliefs because your beliefs shape your life.
It’s when you recognize the impact of your beliefs that you can take control of your thoughts and shift them towards a more positive and empowering direction.
Limiting beliefs are those negative thoughts and attitudes that hold us back from achieving our full potential.
They are often deeply ingrained in your subconscious mind and can be difficult to identify. However, it is important to recognize them as they can prevent you from reaching your goals and living a fulfilling life.
One way to identify limiting beliefs is to pay attention to the negative self-talk that goes on in your mind.
What do you tell yourself when faced with a challenge or opportunity? Are your thoughts empowering or disempowering?
Do you believe that you are capable of achieving your goals, or do you doubt yourself?
Another way to identify limiting beliefs is to examine your past experiences. Have you had any negative experiences that have left a lasting impact on your mindset? Do you believe that these experiences define who you are and what you are capable of?
Our past has a way of limiting our future if we allow it.
~ Felix A. Duyilemi
It is also helpful to consider the opinions and beliefs of those around you. Have you been told that you are not good enough, smart enough, or talented enough to achieve your goals?
Have you internalized these beliefs and made them a part of your own mindset?
After you have identifued your limiting beliefs, challenge and replace them with empowering beliefs.
Creating Empowering Beliefs
Now that you have identified your limiting beliefs, it’s time to create new beliefs, these new beliefs are called empowering beliefs.
Like the name suggests, these beliefs empower instead of dis-empower you.
First, start by writing down the opposite of your limiting beliefs.
For example, if your limiting belief is “I am not good enough,” your empowering belief could be “I am capable and deserving of success.”
You want to make sure your empowering beliefs are:
Avoid using negative words like “not” or “never.” Instead, focus on what you want to achieve and how you want to feel.
The best empowering belief that has helped me personally is
“I am a child of God. I am deserving of the best in life.”
It’s also important to use present tense when creating empowering beliefs.
For instance, instead of saying “I will be successful,” say “I am successful.”
Secondly, once you have created your empowering beliefs, repeat them to yourself every day. You can write them down, say them out loud, or visualize them in your mind.
The more you reinforce them, the more they will become a natural part of your thinking.
Examples of Empowering Beliefs
~ My past doesn’t define my future!
~ I can learn and grow!
~ I do have what it takes to win!
~ If others can, I can!
~ My best days are still before me!
~ I deserve the best in life!
~ God loves me and cares about me!
~ If I put my mind to it I can master it!
~ Impossibility means I am possible!
Implementing and Reinforcing New Beliefs
Now that you have identified and created empowering beliefs, it’s important to implement them into your daily life.
You can do this through various methods such as positive affirmations, visualization, and taking action towards your goals.
One effective way to reinforce new beliefs is through repetition.
Repeat your empowering beliefs to yourself every day, multiple times a day if possible. This will help to embed them into your subconscious mind and make them a natural part of your thought process.
Additionally, surround yourself with people who share similar beliefs and values.
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Being around like-minded individuals can provide support and encouragement, making it easier to stay on track with your new beliefs.
It’s also important to take action towards your goals, even if they seem small at first.
Each step you take towards your desired outcome reinforces the belief that you are capable of achieving it.
Today, I have written and published about 15 books, but it started in 2007 at the University of Ibadan when I took the step to write my first book even though I had fears and doubts.
Sometimes, action is the best method to silence negative thoughts. So, take action. If you can’t take giant steps, take baby steps towards your goals.
With consistent practice and dedication, you can create a powerful and empowering belief system that will help you achieve your goals and live the life you desire.
Instead of repelling success, you can become a powerful attractive force that draw everything you need in life to you! Never “think down”, “think up” every time!
About the Author
Felix A. Duyilemi is a Greatness and Leadership Coach who specializes in helping people create extraordinary results by becoming aware of their infinite potential. He is the creator of 1000X Results Coaching Program, a Coaching Program designed to skyrocket your results.
Felix A. Duyilemi has written over 15 books and giving more than 5000 talks on subjects ranging from Success Ideation, Mindset, Leadership and Potential Maximization. His latest book is “How to Monetize Your Brain.”
When he’s not learning, or coaching or speaking, he’s at home enjoying the company of his amazing family!
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