Contributor: Joe Vitale, a high-energy law of attraction author, entrepreneur and personal coach who appears in the movie “The Secret.”
I have not always been well-off. Like many others, I have tasted “rock bottom” and lived to tell the tale . . .
I want you to imagine yourself in my shoes, not with the wealth and abundance I have today, but as the homeless man I was in the late ’70’s, wandering around Dallas, Texas, living dollar to dollar in constant desperation. Do you think you have it bad? Do you think your struggles are unbeatable? I had it worse . . .
Oh yes, I wanted to be more, and I tried. But I didn’t have a lick of confidence in my future. I could almost taste the wealth, and that delicious freedom money can provide, but like many, I kept struggling.
And I kept failing.
See, like many others, I carried this three-headed horse with me that was stealing wealth at each turn. Three heads, three thieves of wealth, and nothing but struggle and failure to show for it.
What are they? Lack of feeling deserving, lack of self-respect, and secret hatred.
I secretly believed I didn’t deserve wealth. I didn’t respect myself enough to put in 100%. And, as a result, I hated money and the problems that came with it.
The result was failure after failure, let-down after let-down, and a hopelessness that brought me to my knees. The Three-Headed Wealth Thief was controlling my life. And for a long time, I had absolutely no idea how to fix it.
So . . . How did I go from broke and homeless to living a life full of luxuries and joys?
It wasn’t luck. It wasn’t the typical “secret step-by-step recipe.” It wasn’t any of the crap that people try to shove down your throat.
Simply said, it was the mindset. It was the wealth mindset!
Opportunities to strike it rich are all around us. They are almost as plentiful as the air we breathe. But all of it means NOTHING if you don’t have the wealth mindset that empowers you to transform an opportunity into a concrete reality.
The wealth mindset is the gas in the sports car! The wealth mindset is the foundation to the house! Does it seem as sexy as “How to make $3,826,495 In The Stock Market In 4 days”? It’s definitely not as flashy. But what all those millionaires out there aren’t telling you is that the wealth mindset is the “gatekeeper” that stands between you and success. It is what makes any of those crazy money-making opportunities remotely possible. Why?
When you command the wealth mindset, you’ll see opportunity at every corner, simply waiting for you to grab it. You’ll find creating wealth as effortless as tying your shoes. You’ll have a sharp mind capable of knowing what to do and when to do it. The wealth mindset becomes the heart that pumps constant life into every project and opportunity you take on.
When you command the wealth mindset, plagues like self-sabotage, procrastination, self-doubt will be mere memories of the past. You’re not shy, you’re bold. You’re not afraid of failure, you take it all on. You don’t stand in your own way, you move forward with ease.
That’s it. That’s the secret. Get in this frame of mind, and you can achieve anything.
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