Faith in Yourself
Updated: Jan 24
"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." - Hellen Keller
When you think about faith, what comes to mind? Maybe a religious idea of faith in God comes to mind. But, that is not the kind of faith I'm talking about. I'm talking about the type of trust you have in yourself. The belief that you can achieve your goals. When you believe in your abilities, strengths, and tenacity to reach your dreams, this is faith. Everything you have is because you believed that you could.
Faith can move mountains!
You can wish that your life will improve. You can dream about making more money. You can fantasize that you will travel the world in the future. But it is the faith in the fact that you will achieve those dreams that will make it become a reality. Unless you genuinely believe in yourself and your ability to manifest your goals, you will always fall short of attaining your desires.
Faith in yourself will change your life!
Why is faith such a key component in reaching our goals? Faith comes down to believing that which you can not see, or touch. It is an unshaken knowing and trust in something that has not yet happened. What we believe unconditionally is our truth. Our beliefs are not based on facts or proof. Whatever we think we rely on as fact. That means that if we have unwavering faith in our ability to achieve our dreams, we will manifest our desires.
Believe it is possible and it will be.
Have you ever heard of an Olympic athlete, a successful entrepreneur or a famous personality says, "I just really didn't think I could do it."? Successful people have faith not only in themselves but also the universe, God, energy, or spirit (whatever you call it). They know that good things come their way if they work toward it. They have confidence in their ability to learn and develop any skill they need to reach their destination.
When you believe your dreams are on their way, it's crazy how they begin to show up.
Faith in yourself is a daily choice you make. No one can take your belief away from you unless you allow them too. When you come to obstacles and roadblocks on your journey, it is your faith that you are on the right path that keeps you going. When naysayers try to influence you to give up on your dreams, it is your trust in yourself that keeps you pushing on. Nothing is easy. Nothing happens without challenges. Your degree of confidence in yourself is the tipping point of whether or not you give up or succeed. The more weight you put on the scale on the side of faith, the easier it will be to outweigh the hardships.
Do you have unwavering faith that you will achieve your goals?