One of the simplest lessons to learn is that when we change our minds we change our behaviors. Occasionally it can work the other way, and we can change our behavior first simply because we know it is best for us. But, if we don’t ultimately change our minds, too, then the unwanted behavior will return unless the will is strong enough to keep it under control.
The area of our emotions is one place where this principle is demonstrated. If our minds tell us we are unworthy and we will never amount to anything, our emotions will most likely be depressed, self-loathing, and possibly suicidal. If we change our mind about our self-worth and believe we are people of infinite beauty and worth — without changing our physical appearance — then our emotions will follow with love, gratitude, kindness, and other positive responses.
If we believe there is something or someone to fear wherever we go, we will be filled with anxiety and insecurity. But we can change what we believe and choose to believe the world is a safe place and that people are inherently good. With the new beliefs, we feel safe, secure, and at peace with our world. Change your mind, and you change your emotions and your behavior.
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