Paradigms — what are they? Is it a buzzword for the information age? It is very well maybe, but it’s one you need to seriously consider. Because if you’re like most people, paradigms are controlling every move you make.
Paradigms are a multitude of habits that guide every move you make. They affect the way you eat, the way you walk, and even the way you talk. They govern your communication, your work habits, your successes, and your failures.
For the most part, your paradigms didn’t originate with you. They’re the accumulated inheritance of other people’s habits, opinions, and belief systems. Yet they remain the guiding force in YOUR life.
Negative and faulty paradigms are why ninety-some percent of the population keeps getting the same results, year in and year out.
What about you?
Is success slipping through your fingers? Do you feel like you’re doing all the right things to achieve your goals and get to where you want to be in life, but still can’t seem to get there? Do you see people with more money, more success, and more happiness than you have and think, “What am I doing wrong?”
I can tell you right now that the problem isn’t you. It’s your paradigms.
If you want to change your results — really change them, forever — shifting your paradigms is the only way to do it. When that shift happens, everything becomes different… just like THAT.
In order to replace an old paradigm that doesn’t serve you (i.e., “I’ve never been able to make more than $40,000 a year), you must lay a new paradigm over that old one, ensuring that it’s sealed from “leaking through” again. When you understand how to lay this floor, so to speak, you will expose yourself to a brand new world of power, possibility, and promise.
Think of the areas in your life that money affects. Imagine shifting your paradigm there to substantially increase your income before the year’s end.
Or maybe you have difficulty meeting people. Altering the paradigm so that it’s easy and enjoyable to meet people could have an incredible impact on your life. You can even shift your time management paradigm so that you can have more success and get the most out of each day.
These are just two examples of hundreds of paradigm shifts that could be done in your life today.
Remember: there will be no permanent change in your life until the paradigm has been changed.
Choose one or two limiting ideas that are part of your paradigm and replace them with ideas that represent freedom to you. Consciously keep those new thoughts in your head, and act as if those thoughts are already embedded in the foundation of your life.
Before you know it, your life will begin to change — dramatically!
Written by Bob Proctor
Late Chairman and Co-Founder, Proctor Gallagher Institute
Shelley Langan – Live Life by Design