“You will never follow your own inner voice until you clear up the doubts in your mind.” — Roy T. Bennett, author, The Light in the Heart
Listening to your inner thoughts is difficult when the voices are so loud. It’s that feeling when negative chatter clouds your head, and you don’t know what to believe. You can’t get clarity on making a decision because your “gut” tells you one thing and your fear shouts another. “Be careful!” it says, and it stops you in your tracks.
Wiktionary defines gut reaction as “An instantaneous reaction made without thought.” For example:
“When he saw that lion leaping towards him, his gut reaction was to run.”
The gut feeling and subsequent reaction are derived from your past experiences and how your body processes the thought or event. You actually feel it “in your gut.” Your...
Beliefs are a powerful, quiet presence in your life. They hold you and sustain you through life’s tumultuous cycles.
You’ve likely been lifted up more than once by a force so strong, you couldn’t help but rise up. You may have wondered… how did I survive that? You survived because you believed you would. Your beliefs about yourself carry you through life. Some are incredibly strong, like faith, love, honor, and they bear the gift of resilience. However…
“Some destructive beliefs hold you down… they keep you small and stifle your greatness.”
Picture a chain. It restricts. It binds you, holds you hostage, and prevents you from going where you want to go. It blocks a door, a gate, a closed box.
Chains do that in real life, too. You may not see them, but they’re there. Those illusory chains are the byproduct of destructive beliefs that may have been formed when you were young.