One of the primary steps to having more is believing that there is enough for everyone. When you have a scarcity mindset, you become defensive and protective. You also create the false belief that everything will be a greater challenge than it is.
When you imagine that something is difficult, you’re more likely to procrastinate or discourage yourself altogether.
Move your mindset from one of scarcity to one of abundance with these strategies:
Focus on what you already have. You might already have enough to have a grateful and positive mindset. When you see that you have enough, you won’t be worried about losing it. You have plenty.
Avoid people that complain a lot. Complainers have a scarcity mindset. You’re more susceptible to the mindset of others than you think. Find positive people to include in your social circle. There are so many people in the world. Why spend time with those that make your life harder?
Avoid wasting time. By participating in frivolous activities, you waste your most valuable resource – your time. Value your time and you’ll have more of it.
Keep a journal. Keep it positive. List the things in your life that make you feel grateful. Be sure to mention all the people in your life. That’s a good start to a wonderful life.
Get organized. Getting organized can greatly hasten your move from a scarcity mindset to an abundance mindset. Organize your space. You’ll be surprised by how many things you own. Getting organized will also free up more time. When you realize that you have more things and time than you thought, you’ll think more abundantly.
Be generous. Convince yourself that there is enough for everyone by sharing what you have. The more you’re willing to share, the more others are willing to share with you. That includes sharing your time.
An abundance mindset will allow you to enthusiastically take the necessary steps to make positive changes in your life.
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