Your beliefs define your life. If you want to change your life you have to change your beliefs. It is amazing how broad the effects are of changing your beliefs. To change your life you will have to program your beliefs.
Beliefs Are Patterns of Thinking Programmed Into Your Subconscious Mind
Your life defines your constant mindset (mental programming). The thoughts and ideas you have define your life. These thoughts and ideas about life rest in the subconscious mind. The subconscious nature of beliefs often hides them from our awareness.
It takes practice to change the patterns of our thinking, thus to change our beliefs.
Beliefs Form Your Mind During Childhood
At an early age you had no beliefs. Your beliefs formed through every situation you experienced when you were young. What you heard, saw, tasted, smelled and touched helped define your beliefs. The young mind absorbs beliefs because it has nothing to base its reasoning on. It can not filter out the truth.
The subconscious of the young mind accepts all good or bad beliefs introduced to it. These beliefs can be on relationships, love, money, success and many other things. All these beliefs form at an early age. It is difficult to change these beliefs without a specific method.
The Environments You Live In Influence Your Beliefs
The main source of your beliefs came from your parents or guardians. You interpret many things the way you observed in youth. Another source of your beliefs came from your teachers during school. The adults you looked up to as role models influenced your beliefs.
Being exposed to successful models makes you more likely to be successful. Being exposed to unsuccessful models makes you more likely to be unsuccessful.
The environments you spend the majority of your time in define and refine your beliefs. To change your habits and beliefs spend time around positive people and environments.
Beliefs Influence How You Interpret Your Environment
Your beliefs determine how you see your environment. It is important understand this powerful fact. Your ability to interpret a situation determines how you will act on that situation. How you see your environment is like the detail of a map. The more detailed the map the easier it is to reach destinations on the map.
By having the right beliefs you will see the truth in events. And by seeing true causes and effects of situations, you can plan to achieve your goals.
Right Beliefs Are Necessary To Achieving Success
You must have the right beliefs if you want to reach your goals. Your self concept results from what you believe. You must believe you are capable of achieving your goals. And you must believe you have the self worth to deserve success.
Your beliefs determine your motivation, vision and persistence. They allow you to do what it takes to be successful. Success results from right beliefs.
You will be more focused, positive and decisive when you believe in your ability to reach your goals. So you have to practice monitoring what you think and how you feel. Reprogramming your subconscious mind is the only way to change beliefs.
I will discuss how to reprogram your subconscious in another article.