A Single Power Thought Can Help You Change Your Mindset

5 Power Thoughts To Help You Change Your Life Forever

When a mind is triggered by powerful thoughts, transformations happen. Your life changes more easily than you ever thought possible.

A power thought can work its magic no matter what you face. It doesn't matter if you are dealing with difficult times, going through a transition, or experiencing low self-esteem.

When change is necessary, use these thoughts and ideas to get the job done.  You can do this. Simply incorporate the following powerful concepts into your daily routines.

I'm 72 years old. I wish I would have learned these power thoughts much earlier. My life would have been much different...and better.

Power Thought 1:
Understanding The Mistake You Made, So You Can Discover Its Lessons

From time to time, we humans are bound to make mistakes. It is just the way we are. Making mistakes is simply a part of our reality.

Nobody escapes. What matters is how you carry on afterwards. What are your thoughts and feelings? Every time you make a mistake, you must treat it like a learning experience.

Most people don't do this. In fact, much of the time people fail to act because they are afraid to fail. Successful people don't do that. They take action, and, if they fail they learn what not to do.

Thomas Edison said he did not make 10,000 failures creating the light bulb. He learned 10,000 ways it didn't work. Each one was simply a learning experience.

Why not do the same thing? Treat mistakes the same way Edison did. Most people quit much too soon. Don't let that be you.

Power Thought 2:
Make Continual Improvement

Emphasizing again, making mistakes is a part of life. Period, end of story. So, like I said above, the key to success is to learn the mistake's lesson and then, from that...improve. In other words, learn and improve, learn and improve, and so on.

Let's say you are learning how to program a computer. You make a mistake. Perhaps you used the wrong syntax. Well, when you discover it, find the right syntax, and move on. You learned your lesson.

The next time, when you have the same situation, you will not make the same mistake. (If you do, go through the process again so you get it right next time.)

Making more mistakes? No problem. Those, too, are simply more chances to learn, to improve. You know the process. Identify the mistake, find the correction, install it, and move on.

Over time, you will amaze yourself with your production, and the quality of your work.

Continual improvement can make a big difference in your life.

Power Thought 3:
Good Is Good Enough

A very important thing to keep in mind after a mistake is that no one is perfect. If perfection is your requirement, you're going to be disappointed quite often.

Don't beat yourself up. You are entitled to make mistakes like everyone else. The lessons from above: correct them, learn from them, and move on.

Yes, you can aim for perfection while keeping in mind that in most cases, good is good enough. Seldom does a boss say, "Bob is a perfect employee." No, they usually, "Bob? He is a good employee."

I know some things have to be done perfectly. In those cases, slow down, focus, concentrate on what you're doing, and get it right. Do this process as much as you can.

Just don't beat yourself up trying to be perfect.

Expecting perfection of yourself will lead to lower self-esteem. Don't let that happen to you. The purpose of this power thought is to prepare you in advance for what might happen. And to keep you from taking it too hard.

Accept that since no one is perfect, good is good enough. This power concept will grow your self-esteem.

Power Thought 4:
Grow Your Grit

You will undoubtedly meet your share of hardships in life. Some people give up too soon, while other people have the grit to continue. They just won't give up.

When you're working on a difficult project, and things aren't going right, and you are feeling tired, try saying to yourself, "I can do this." Or, if that's not your cup of tea, you might say, like a military person, "I got this."

Or you can find your own phrase or quote. Who do you admire? What would they say to themself to prod them to continue? Maybe that will work for you as well.

I know this sounds simple, but it works. Perhaps not always, few things work in all cases, but it is worth trying.

Perhaps there is a song that inspires you. If so, and it makes sense in the situation you are in, play it over and over again.

David Goggins, a Navy Seal, broke the Guinness Book of World Records for pull-ups. He played one song over and over again for hours. That song was the Rocky Theme.

Do you have a song like that?

Power Thought 5:
Be Kind To Yourself

You probably have had days when you made a mistake and you beat yourself up. You became very critical of yourself.

After all, no one likes making mistakes. But will beating yourself up make the situation any better? No? Than...don't do it!

By beating yourself up, you are making your chance for growth difficult, perhaps impossible.

Instead, say to yourself, "I will treat myself as I would treat a friend who made a mistake." What would you say to that friend?

Why not say the same thing to yourself? Be a friend to yourself. This will help you gain confidence and maintain a positive attitude, even after a bad mistake.

Stop beating yourself up. You have more life to live. Learn from your mistake and move on.

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