24 Feb What if what you KNEW rather than what you DIDN’T KNOW was stopping you from enjoying happiness?
I love this article from LifeHack!
Too often, too many think they need to learn MORE in order to enjoy happiness; when in fact for many of us we need to learn LESS or UNLEARN for happiness.
What does this mean?
Well it means that we often get in the way of our own happiness by ASSUMING we know all sorts of stuff…about ourselves, about others, about the world. But what if these beliefs weren't true? And what if believing was getting in the way of your happiness and of you living your best life?
Read Morty Lefkoe's great article below…
Do you ever think: My biggest barrier to happiness and success is what I don’t know?
Do you ever think: If I could only learn the secret to having great relationships, making more money, or just being happy—I’d be able to achieve those things?
Do you, as a result, read books and blog posts, take workshops, attend webinars, or listen to CDs in order to learn what you need to learn? That’s why the most popular blog posts are usually the ones that offer “Ten Tips to ….” or “15 Ways to ….”
If you have these thoughts and if you often seek more information, you are not alone. There are millions of people who are trying to improve their lives through more information.
Information is the problem, not the solution.
While learning new things certainly can’t hurt, I disagree that the biggest barrier to happiness and success is what we don’t know. Our biggest barrier is what we already know.
I’m not talking about factual information we’ve learned from books or courses. I’m talking about what we believe. A belief is a statement about reality that we feel is true. It is our beliefs about ourselves, people and life—such as I’m not good enough, mistake and failure are bad, life is difficult, relationships don’t work, I’ll never get what I want—that thwart our attempts at achieving happiness.
We act consistently with what we believe to be true.
People who hold these and other similar beliefs experience them as facts, as true as 2+2=4. As a result, they act consistently with their beliefs. For example…
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