How To Adopt An Abundance Mindset

Are our mindsets predetermined, or can we grow, adapt, and change? Your mindset matters greatly. You have the power to develop how your mentality.

A scarcity mindset has a more limited  and pessimistic view of the world, while the abundance mindset can  better enable you to reach your potential.

We dive into these opposing mentalities and discuss how you can shift your predominant paradigm for the better.

Stephen Covey, author of “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” coined the terms scarcity and abundance mindsets.

A Scarcity Mindset

He wrote, “The key to valuing differences is to realize that all people see the world, not as it is, but as they are.”

A Scarcity Mindset

It is far more challenging to institute  societal change when scarcity for many is about physical needs such as  food, shelter, and clothing for those impoverished.

On A Societal Level

A scarcity mindset is not limited to  those who do not have enough, but I refer to individuals who do not need  government intervention.

An Individual Level

Those who have a scarcity mentality may feel the grass is always greener somewhere and may rob us of our ability to succeed.

The Grass Is Always Greener Somewhere Else

Individuals who tend toward scarcity are  more often fearful, anxious, and stressed. It is difficult for them to  see the good in the world and may suffer from tunnel vision, focusing on  what is wrong rather than right.

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