Quit Thinking Pigs Can’t Fly

Open your mind to possibilities

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Two Types of Limiting beliefs

There are two distinct types of limitations. One is about what you’re capable of achieving, and the other regards how you behave.

Limits on achievement

Beliefs like you’ll never be rich, write a book, or do math well fall in this category.

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Limits about how you should behave

Some limits pop into your head in the form of commands.

Why you accept limitations

Even though you know Hillary and Hines smashed through expectations to achieve success, you may not break free from your limitations.

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Where to begin

You must recognize limiting beliefs before you can change them. Often, self-imposed boundaries seem so normal they are hard to spot.

How to handle limits on achievement

Limits on achievement develop over time, but crop up in childhood first. Your parents might tell you you’re not good at sports, for instance, and the idea you’ll look foolish if you play team games sinks in.

How to deal with limits about behavior

Limits about how you should behave are often learned patterns or stem from low self-esteem.

Recognize the benefits of leaving your comfort zone

How will your life change if you stretch your boundaries and squash self-imposed limitations?

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Step outside your zone

The part of your personality that wants you to stay in your comfort zone won’t point out the benefits of leaving. It will offer disparaging advice, so be ready to counter it with positivity.

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