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How to Challenge the Self-Limiting Beliefs Keeping You From Your Greatest Potential

Beliefs As Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

Beliefs As Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

What you believe influences the way you interpret events, how you feel, and how you behave. And much of the time, those beliefs turn into self-fulfilling prophecies.

If you believe you are socially awkward, you'll be less outgoing. The less you talk to people, the less likely you'll be to make social connections.

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"He who hesitates is lost."

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