Human is a creature that needs to rely on his own thought. One of greatest discovery in human mind is that we are the products of our own thinking. We are what we think most of the time. What we say, do or have is the reflection of our inner mind. If we want to see good result in our life, we need to start within our thinking and change it into the way we want first. Once we can master our way of thinking, we can master our destiny.
There are many techniques on being successful, making money, raising good family, keeping good relationships, or maintaining healthy. But all start with this simple way. Doing is thinking. When you want to start doing something, you start thinking first. Your thoughts are the sources of your performance. The good news is you can control it if you practice. Like all other habits, the habit of having positive, fruitful thinking can be formed with continuous discipline.
There are five thoughts you need to implant into your mind in order to be able to succeed in doing what you want. The five thoughts include:
1. Think that you like yourself. You need to like yourself in order to be successful. This is when we like ourselves, our self esteem goes up. You will feel more excited toward what you want. Practice every morning in front of the mirror. You will see that you can not say "I like myself" ten times in front of the mirror without smiling. This is the power of liking oneself. You will have better days and will have more energy when you are positive on yourself.
2. Think that you were born with a purpose. Belief that you are not placed here in this world aimlessly. Although, you may not know your purpose now, it will come. Believe in your inner power which waits to be used. Think of your mission what to become and contribute to this world.
3. Think that you are lucky to be where you are. Acknowledge your luck and feel thankful about it. The feeling of gratitude is one of the most important qualities of every successful and wealthy people. No matter in what situation you are, you are lucky to be there. No matter how much you have, you are lucky to have that. Thank all the sources that make you here in this very moment. Feeling grateful will lead your mind to courage. You will not be scared to explore new opportunity or new ventures. You will not fear of anything if you are in your grateful mode.
4. Think that there is no failure. No real failure will happen unless you quit on doing that. As long as you keep on doing it, the result has not materialized. You have not failed at all. There is no failure but only temporary setback which happens to every body. Do not get what you want from your attempt is part of the learning process. And we are here to learn. We are here to become more than when we were put in this world. Understanding this process is the top quality of the innovators, inventors or achievers. They know that when they start doing something, there is a high chance that they do not have that in their attempts. But they know that if they keep going without being discouraged by the results. They will finally get what they want. And so will you.
5. Think that you will be successful. To have faith in your self is one of the keys to success. You need to know inside that you are something. You need to believe that you will not be less than what you can be. Your potential can be much more with this thinking.
Our thoughts can be what prevent us from achieving our goals. The five strategies in this article can be useful and make you more effective on managing you thoughts.