"You, yourself are your own obstacle.
Rise above yourself."
Many obstacles in life aren’t even really there… they only exist in our own mind. Our limitations, constraints and barriers are, more often than not, merely illusions of our own consciousness, figments of our imaginations and based completely on no Truth at all. You may say, “Well, this is just the way I am… this is how I was raised, this is what I was taught, this is how my dad was, this is who I am and this is how it is….” But these are nothing more than excuses and this way of thinking is completely limiting and you are essentially cutting yourself off from the infinite potential that is actually yours. At any time, you can question everything, break the proverbial mold and rise up to become anything that you want to be. You don’t have to be limited by what you have been taught or how you were raised….. because really? Is that where it all stops? That’s the be all and the end all? No way! Absolutely not! In this amazing Universe, there is an endless sea of whatever you want that is yours for the taking! All you have to do is ask! Think for yourself! Learn whatever it is that you want to learn.
Be whatever you want to be! There is no ceiling to what you can become, no limit to what you can achieve! You may feel that you ‘can’t’ do something because you are not smart enough, pretty enough, rich enough, educated enough, skinny enough and so on. But where exactly do these so-called limitations actually exist? In reality? In other people’s minds? Written in the book of life? No! They only exist in your own mind! When you feel that you are not --- enough, that is your own perceived limitation; your own self-imposed area of lack. Think about it… How many times in your life did you shy away from something you really wanted because you didn’t think you were --- enough? You may have missed out on some really awesome opportunities and experiences because, in your own mind, you thought that you weren’t --- enough.
But guess what?
You are enough!
You are more than enough!
All you have to do is own your YOUness!
Believe in yourself with unwavering courage and fortitude. Let nothing hold you back from what you want in life! This life is yours to create! Imagine how pitiful it is when the only thing holding you back is YOU! There is nothing on the outside that is hindering your way but you become crippled by your own insecurities in your own mind. But the beauty of it all is that YOU are the one that can untie these knots! It is you and you alone who must say, “I can do this! I will do this!” Don’t become an obstacle to yourself! Self-sabotage is never a good look for anyone. When thoughts of inadequacy come up, meditate on them… get to their root and discover where exactly these thoughts are coming from…They probably have no credible source, just the ramblings of your own monkey mind… Breathe deeply and shake off the feelings of “I’m not ___________ enough.” Let go of the excuses, come out from behind the comfortable wall of limitations that you have built for yourself and start living a life of adventure and wonder! Surprise yourself! Rise above your own self-imposed ceiling and ignite your full potential.
Remember, if you say that you can’t do something, you are right. The magic of what you can do only becomes a reality when you actually believe you can do it…Rise above yourself!