A gun could be used to kill someone you love, or protect that same someone. A knife can be used for an attack, or to slice your sandwich. Your mind has a similar possibility: It can be the instrument for your prosperity or your poverty.
No two people ever view the same event the same way. Where one may see a threat, the other sees opportunity. Suppose you are offered a chance to participate in a business opportunity. You could approach this a number of different ways. In scenario one, you could jump in without any critical thought, just because you are enamored with the idea of getting rich and end up losing a lot of money.
Or scenario two: You decide that, for any deal you find out about, it’s already too late for you. You figure the “insiders” have already gotten all the sweetheart deals, and whatever has been promised to you is much too good to be true. So you pass up the chance to buy Amazon at $10 a share.
Let’s look at a third possible scenario: You get recruited to invest in a new start-up venture. You are confident of your knowledge in the market, are self-confident, study the situation mindfully, and make a lucrative investment. Meanwhile someone who isn’t as mindful or confident, passes on the same opportunity.
Of all the tools you can use to manifest your prosperity, your mind is the most powerful.
Do you see danger or opportunity? What are your core beliefs about health, happiness, and prosperity? Is your self-esteem positive or negative? Do you believe you’re worthy of prosperity? What type of vision do you have for your future?
Your greatest resource for prosperity is not your job or business, the government or economy, or your talents or skills. Your greatest resource is your mind and how you harness the power of thought.
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