WHY PEOPLE CHANGE AND 3 PAINLESS WAYS YOU CAN CHANGE TOO

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In the world today, one common belief is that people can’t change their character and attitude. What most people believe is that once you have a specific attitude or character, it stays with you all through your life. Such a belief system is flawed, and it is very far from the truth.

Everything in life is either creating or disintegrating, and this is a universal law that everything on earth follows including your attitude and character. So, in other words, your character or attitude can change if you want them to. The main reason why most individuals conform to a certain ideology is because of their habits. Put simply; a habit is a predetermined action that is carried out without any conscious mental efforts. This specific action has become a permanent fixture in our lives, that it just happens on its own whether or not we give any thought to it.

Our habits help us to manage life unconsciously. We become dependent on them that we rely on them to control our lives. This is the reason why several people believe that they cannot change no matter what happens. Such people believe that their habits define who they are. But you have to realize that your habit is only as strong as how you make them to be.

You can change your attitude this instance if you are willing to change, and we’ve identified three ways via which you can implement the change that you seek;

Create a new habit
This is where it starts from, if you intend to change your attitude, you first have to change your habits that form the foundation of that attitude. Pick a habit that you want to change, and consciously work your way to seeing that it changes. If the habit you want to change is lateness to meetings, then start arriving 30 minutes earlier.

 

Think different thoughts
If you want to change your life, first start by changing your thoughts. If you continuously focus on negative thoughts, you will usually attract negative actions into your life. The best way to live is to focus on positive thoughts constantly. When you change your thinking, you will see that your life will change as well because your mind has been reoriented from a flawed thought process to a more productive one.

 

Take on a new perspective
The way you see things affects the thoughts you have about such things. You give meaning to things based on how you perceive them. So, if you want to change your attitude or character, you can start by changing the way you view things.

 

Change can be instantaneous, and if you want to change your attitude and character, you can do so at this minute. You just have to decide first that you want to change, and ensure you commit to it. Continuously implement the new attitude you are learning, and in no time, your old attitude will be a thing of the past. Form a laser-focused mindset by joining menstrong.com today!

THINKING LIKE A MILLIONAIRE

How to develop the mindset of a millionaire requires dedication but possible with the right mindset

When you sit down and really assess your primary goals in life, most, if not all, will revolve around money. Of course, this is entirely natural and not a lot of people would turn down the chance to become a millionaire. As it has been said for many years, money makes the world go round. However, you will never reach this point unless you adopt a millionaire mindset and here’s why.

In essence, the mindset in question looks at how you approach financial decisions and how you think regarding money. Unfortunately, not many people realize that they have to adopt this mindset right now – even when a million dollars seems a lifetime away. Not only will this help you to achieve the million dollars, but it will also then help you to keep hold of it once it’s yours.

How? – One of the things we can do in learning how to achieve this mindset is to look towards people who are already there. With that in mind, let’s look at some top tips from the millionaires themselves.lifetimestock-151776-l

Future Comes First – At all times, you should know exactly where you want to go and how you will get there. With this in mind, you should have achievable goals that are written, specific, adjustable, realistic, and WILL come true. After you have your goals, work out the journey.

Evaluate Everything – Rather than just thinking about how something will affect you now, think about the future too. For example, the process of buying a car is the perfect example. Currently, you might consider how much you can pay each month. With the millionaire‘s mindset, you will think about the total cost over the course of its life.

Save > Spend – Firstly, and you should always look to save money first and then spend whatever is left. If you are spending all of your salary, there is no way you can ever progress. However, with just 10% saved each month, you get closer to your goal every month. Currently, you might be thinking ‘I have no money to save’ but that will soon change once you assess how much you spend on movies, coffee, clothes, eating out, etc.

debtLose Debt – By using the very definition of debt, you owe more money that you have – ultimately, this means that debt is a burden. If you ‘need’ to purchase something, wait until you have the money for it rather than buying now and creating an ever-growing debt. If you need it later, you can go ahead and buy it. More often than not, you will find that the purchase suddenly seems insignificant.

Finally, you have to believe in yourself and in your ability to achieve your goals. If you don’t believe in yourself deep down, you are already starting behind everyone that does have confidence. As long as you have a good plan and have the confidence in your own ability, there is no reason why you can’t succeed!

Creating a passion for pain

Creating a Passion for Pain
By Dayne Gingrich

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The honeymoon phase ended quickly. Bills continued coming in but the income was not matching them. I felt alive focusing on creating a new life, but the reality of what it would take to make it happen instantly knocked me to the ground. With my first child on the way, I begin feeling a pressure to provide for her unlike any I had ever felt in the past. It often led to sleepless nights, quietly wondering how I was going to fulfill the promise I made to myself months ago. I fought and scraped my way to building a small clientele but kept wondering why it was taking so long. As the frustration became too much to handle, I made a phone call that would forever change my life, and consequently, the lives of every student I would work with from that point on. I dialed my new mentor – a 41-year-old man who was a high school dropout, homeless at 16, and was told he’d never amount to anything. At the time we talked he had completed a Masters in education and was finishing his PhD. He had found a way to persevere and I wanted to know what was inside him that made it possible.

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His advice blew my mind! He said having a passion for what I did and working hard every day towards my goal wasn’t enough; I needed to create a passion for the pain and struggle that was attached to the journey. ‘What?’ I thought. ‘Love the pain?’ I was always taught that struggle would be a part of the process but having a passion for it was never included in the equation. He taught me that the difference between the person who attains greatness and the one who only dreams of it is the willingness to endure the most pain. He then went a step further and asked me to invite struggle into my life. This, he said, would ensure I’d never again fear the challenging times that would be waiting for me. Moreover, I’d make them a part of my eventual success story.

 

I was never the same after this life-altering phone call; my mindset was forever changed. From that point forward, as a personal challenge, I’d ask for pain to enter my days while focusing on how strong I could become. Instead of complaining about the difficulty of my chosen career change, I welcomed it. This immediately empowered me and gave me confidence I never knew I had. Shortly after I made this mindset switch, my business became what I had once imagined, my marriage improved and my relationship with my young daughter soared to another level. My story isn’t about success, but rather about the journey to a more fulfilling life, redefining the rules of achievement and the mindset that’s attached. We all have the ability to create the picture we desire, but struggle along the way is not only inevitable, it’s mandatory. Embrace the painful moments, knowing they’re temporary and ultimately teaching you how to turn your dreams into a reality.