Have you heard the story about the fleas in a jar? A flea has the capacity to jump very high and very far. Left to its own devices, a flea has an unimaginable ability to jump considering its size. A little flea with no limits has all the choices in the world right at the end of their good, long jump; however, if you put a flea in a jar and add a lid, the flea will adjust their jump to avoid bonking that lid. Even after the lid is removed, the flea only jumps their modified jump. This is due to the fact the flea believes the lid is there.
Sometimes people are like little financial fleas. They seem to think there is a lid on their financial jar and they will only expand so far to earn. They have every potential in front of them for limitless earning but stop short of the perceived lid for fear of pain.
Let’s take a look at some common reasons people put a lid on their money-making capabilities:
They had a bad experience- The biggest reason someone has a lid...
Everyone has some type of fear inside that they need to address. Often someone with a limiting mindset tends to have a fear of failure and even a fear of success that manifests itself as procrastination or even self-sabotage. Let’s talk about some of the ways these fears can cause issues for you and how to overcome them and make progress.
Here are some common symptoms of both the fear of failure and the fear of success manifest.
Fearing the Spotlight.
Not wanting to be in the spotlight. You don’t really want to be that successful because you don’t think you will like being in the spotlight. That’s why up until now you’ve chosen to be behind the scenes.
You are fearful of confrontation and you fear if you get too popular, people will come out of the woodwork and be mean to you and bully you. Taking criticism is hard. But it’s all part of the process of experiencing success.
Many people walk around feeling as if they are just...