Belief is the knowledge that we can do something. It’s an inner feeling that we can accomplish the things we desire to do…and decide to achieve.
One of the truly great things about the goal of Black Belt is that it re-invests us in ourselves: it asks us to commit to self-belief. When you believe in yourself, you gain power and your eyes open to opportunities that lead to greatness.
To achieve high levels of success in any field, you must believe you can do it. Surrounding yourself with a powerful support team – your family, your friends, your instructors, your bosses – helps to build this feeling of belief and possibility.
Your thoughts can be positive and filled with belief, or they can be negative and filled with disbelief. If you’re not building the habit of self-belief through positive, proactive activities, you can slip into self-doubt and “stinking thinking”.
Either way, your mind will convince you to succeed and achieve, or to fail and give up.
Have confidence in yourself and your ability to become more and achieve more than you already have. Confidence and self-belief are like muscles that have to be exercised and used to become stronger.
“Believe you can and you are halfway there.”
— Theodore Roosevelt
Fill your mind with thoughts of success and victory – work to eliminate thoughts of failure and defeat. Surround yourself with people that support and encourage you to go for it, and dump the naysayers that fill your mind with fear and doubt.
See it, believe it…and you’ll make the change a reality.