Have you heard of the saying “It’s all in the mind“? According to scientists and psychologists alike, our thoughts are very powerful. They are responsible for the triumphs and tragedies of your life. There is a thin line between the possible and impossible and it all boils down to what you believe in.
“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, either way you are right.” – Henry Ford
A very good example of how thoughts can influence reality is the placebo effect. A placebo is a substance or treatment given to a sick person. Although it looks like a real drug or treatment, it is actually not. It is given to a patient primarily for it psychological effect because it has no physiological effect whatsoever.
Statistics show that 1 out of 3 patients actually got better. This is what the placebo effect is all about. By thinking that the drug or treatment had already been administered, the patient now believes that recovery will happen soon. In such cases, it is actually the mind that healed the body.
|A placebo drug is nothing but a sugar pill.|
Your physical health is but a result of the condition of the your other 5 Dimensions of Wellness, that is your mental, emotional, environmental, social and spiritual well-being.
Change in Mindset
The placebo effect can be applied not just on health but in all areas of your life like your career, relationships and money. Thus, if you want to make changes in your life, start by changing your beliefs on that specific area of your life that you want to change.
If your goal is to become rich? Then, you should develop a millionaire mindset. The problem is that most people are not even aware that they have poverty mindset and that it is holding them back in reaching their full potential.
Below is a guide on the difference in mindsets among the poor, middle class, millionaires and billionaires. Study the table and analyse what kind of mindset do you have.
|Source: YoPro Wealth|
What is your score? What mindset do you have?