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The Mind-Money Connection


Limited thinking yields limited results.

A famous research study was once done on a clique of young goldfish, who were raised in a luxuriously long aquarium with a pesky glass wall smack down its middle.

Every time these goldfish tried to swim to the far side of the aquarium – ouch -- they'd hit their little fish noses on the glass wall's hard surface. Eventually the goldfish became resigned to their limited swimming options, and stayed swooshing around in the mere half-sized portion of the aquarium they now recognized as home.

After a few months, the researchers removed the glass wall from the aquarium's middle – allowing the goldfish full reign to swim wherever their little gills could gather speed to take them.

Guess what?

The goldfish never tried to swim to that other side of that long aquarium.

Although these goldfish were no longer stopped by that glass wall – they were stopped by their limiting beliefs. They became prisoners of their past life conditioning.

We humans are no better. Over time we amass limiting beliefs about how life supposedly is -- beliefs which are not valid. We then allow these limiting beliefs to stop us from living our happiest life.

Indeed, if you want to experience maximum happiness, more important than whether you see that metaphorical glass as half full or half empty, is whether or not you see a metaphorical glass wall in your way.

After all, you could be the most optimistic person on this planet – consciously believing you deserve bundles of cash and heaps of lovin' – yet you can still remain blocked from getting all you want.

How can that be?

Because although your conscious mind might be thinking many, many, many, fabulous thoughts about you -- your subconscious mind can simultaneously remain very busy thinking its limiting glass wall beliefs.
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