Core BeliefsHow are core beliefs formed? Where do they come from?
The beliefs that we have and that we have developed are the best conclusions that we have been able to come with about who we are, how the world is, based on our life experiences. They are based on so many different factors, such as the quality of our parental upbriging, for example, if someone hasn't had a healthy parental upbringing, dad was not available, mom was abusive, then the beliefs that child can build is "Mom doesn't love me, dad is not interested in me, I am not good enough".
Core beliefs are the very essence of how we see ourselves, other people, the world, and the future. The beliefs we form are very limited by nature. In other words, we are, for the most part, the product of someone else's thinking.
Our beliefs can be a threat to what we are able to accomplish, progress and become.
Anything which is out of the scope of our belief system we believe cannot happen. This does not mean it is impossible, but rather not without our scope of belief, which means it cannot happen for us.
Selfishness is not living as we want to live, rather, selfishness is asking others to live the way we want to live.
Most people are not educated in self-awareness, in spite of having a higher education. Information is not understanding. Many accumulate information most of their lives, but never actually act on that information, or put that information into practice. Only if you reach a practical understanding can you truly discern your core beliefs wisely, to find those that are actually holding you back in life.
God is one of the most controversial subject in the world today. Some people believe, some do not. Some define themselves by their beliefs in God. They firmly base their lives on their beliefs.
Beliefs are the best conclusions that we have come to in life. Some beliefs serve us, and some do not. Some beliefs are mere opinion, thoughts, feelings or theories. Some people come to believe certain things just to be accepted as part of a wider group, or community. Our beliefs are what we fundamentally know as truth, but unfortunately, our beliefs are not always based on truth.
Before dismissing someone else's belief, study it in depth, to form a belief based on facts, and not mere thought, feeling or opinion.
No one sets out in life to believe a pack of lies, yet, the things we tell ourselves are often just that, a pack of lies. The beliefs, feelings, opinions, or thoughts that people through your way are generally just a disguise of their core fundamental truths, the truth of their motives, and what they are doing in life.
Thou shalt not bear false witness
Bearing false witness, or speaking falsely in any manner, is not always intentional. Our subconscious negative self talk is a mode of bearing false witness. I would encourage you to not only not speak falsely of others, but also not of your own self through negative self-talk.
Separate your thoughts, feelings, from your beliefs, and from the truth.
Be a truth seeker.
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