I have met many people who are convinced they are what they are not. And when you hold an idea in your mind long enough, it becomes part of your reality.
The problem is, that when you are holding in your mind the wrong concept, then the outside world will cause you more harm than good.
For instance, I know a friend whose parents told him all the time he was not good at math. They repeated him all the time he was a failure in math and other sciences. Fortunately for him and for many of us, he ended up listening to his inner voice that always told him he really liked math and he ended up being a wonderful math teacher who loves spreading his knowledge to his students and has been teaching several generations the magic of math.
Even I fell to the old tale of math being difficult and boring. I remember my family talking about how difficult math was and my class mates were complaining all the time about how boring it was.
It was until I had to study math on my own for a difficult exam and I was allowed to study at my own pace and rhythm, that I discovered how beautiful math is and how pleasant and fun it can be. Now I like to solve equations as a pastime when I can find a free moment.
I know sometimes things look darker than they really are, but if you cannot find your way around at this particular moment, just remember that it takes to know darkness in order to appreciate light. That you need to experience Would you like to read more of this and other similar articles? Please click here