Mindset: A Way of Thinking and Approaching Life

Mindset is where you begin creating your life before any decision has been made. Your mindset is how perceive and understand the world around you and influences how you make decision. Taking ownership of your unique point of view is where you are able to express your mindset with conviction and clarity to others. There are two mediums in which you can view the world through, you can view the world through a growth or a fixed mindset. Having a fixed mindset means that you believe your traits are set in stone, whereas having a growth mindset means that you can develop your abilities. For example, people with a growth mindset see setbacks as opportunities to learn and grow. An individual with a fixed mindset would view a setback as a sign to give up or assume that they are not “good enough.” Individuals with a growth mindset are more resilient and more likely to achieve their goals because they view the world and themselves through a lens of possibilities 

The Power of Mindset 

Have you ever wondered why some people seem able to achieve anything they set their mind to while others struggle to make even the most minor changes? It all comes down to mindset. 

Your mindset is the collection of beliefs and attitudes about yourself and the world around you. It affects how you see and interact with the world and can either limit or empower you. 

A fixed mindset leads you to believe that your abilities are unchangeable, you cannot change and the things around you most likely will not change either. A feeling of helplessness and a fear of failure can arise with this form of thinking. A challenge or a setback can feel like a threat to who you are and possibly even your life.  

On the other hand, if you have a growth mindset, you believe your abilities and understanding can be developed through effort and practice. You see the world and yourself as evolving in your favor. There is an abundance of opportunities, possibilities, and lessons to be learned! 

Benefits of a Growth Mindset 

A growth mindset can be the difference between success and failure. It can be the driving force that can assist in making your dreams a reality. How you perceive yourself and the situation around you can help you to overcome adversity and challenges. A growth mindset enables you to keep moving forward, see loses as lessons, and view setbacks as setups.  

A growth mindset can help you to overcome challenges and obstacles. 

If you believe in yourself and your ability to succeed, you will be more likely to persevere when facing challenges. A positive outlook will give you the strength to keep going when things get tough. 

A growth mindset can lead to greater success in life. 

If you have a growth mindset, you are more likely to take risks and pursue opportunities. 

A growth mindset can lead to success in many areas of life – from personal, relational, and to professional achievements. A person who perceives life through a growth mentality is more likely to see the good in people and situations, which can lead to greater success in personal and professional interactions. 

Choosing personal awareness and accessing the full potential of every breath. 

A lot of what holds us back from living our best lives is self-imposed. Our mindset is the key between seeing life as a struggle or an opportunity. 

When you can be more aware of your thoughts and feelings, you can start to make different choices that lead to better outcomes. 

The breath is a powerful tool that can help you ground yourselves in the present moment and make those necessary mental shifts when faced with a decision to make. Take a second to pause for 10 seconds and breathe in and out slowly. 

Your mindset is what helps set the course of your life. The AHRK Path can help you create a mindset shift that works for you and not against you.  

Do you have a fixed or a growth mindset? Is your mindset working for you or against you? 

AHRK Path is here to help you shift your mindset so that your decisions can lead you in the direction you want to go. AHRK Path provides you with resources and tools to develop a growth mindset. As you develop a growth mindset you will begin to choose better and as a result, live a better life. Follow us on Facebook and download our CirclesNow app now to get started! 

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