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How to Move Past Negative Thinking (Via 3 Powerful Quotes)

Every now and then I hear a phrase or quote that reminds me that anything is possible. In the last couple days, I’ve been gently nudged by three amazing thinkers of today to remember this. The following are three powerful phrases/quotes that have helped get me out of some negative thinking.

“You will have what you don’t want for as long as you don’t want it.” Neale Donald Walsh

Neale Donald Walsh is a spiritual teacher and the author of book Conversations with God. The above quote was said in a lecture about how to move away from what we don’t want into what we do want. Simply put, it’s all about focus: for as longs as we focus on what we don’t want it will continue to show up. Instead, we should take our focus to anything and everything that brings us joy. For example, if we are struggling with money, the last thing we should be doing is making a list of all the bills we owe, to the point of exhaustion. Instead, we should use distraction as a tool, meaning, find something that removes us from the negative energy of feeling lack, to one of abundance. For instance, if we feel the best when we are playing with our pet, then that’s what we should do every single time negative thoughts begin to litter our brains. By focusing on our furry friend we are emitting positive energy into the world, hence, positive energy will flow back into our life. Often times this positive energy brings forth the solution we need to get out of our financial woes.

“Do you want to be broke and cool? Or do you want to be rich and cheesy? Jen Sincero

Jen Sincero is a #1 NY Times Bestselling author and success coach, whose latest book, You are a Badass at Making Money is life changing. This is where she provided this very insightful quote about how insecurities can be crippling. Most of us are paralyzed with fear and therefore settle for mediocre life. Sometimes the fear is simply being afraid to look ridiculous in front of those that have known us our entire lives. The quote above is a great reminder that we are doing ourselves a disservice when we allow insecurities to choke our desires.

“You don’t need to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great” Les Brown

Les Brown is a motivational speaker and bestselling author.  This quote speaks about the procrastinator in all of us. We’ve all been there: waiting till it’s just perfect before we make our move. However, this quote reminds us that procrastination is just another form of fear. Perfection does not exist, and the only way to become great at anything is simply by doing it—ready or not.

I hope you found these quotes helpful. If you’ve come across some quotes or phrases that have changed your life, please leave a comment.

Till Next Time, Travel Light!

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