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. Continue reading