The scarcity mindset is a belief that there is not enough of what we want to go around. This can manifest itself in many different ways, such as feeling like there is not enough money, time, love, or success that is destined for us. The scarcity mindset is often the result of early childhood experiences or traumas. It's the beliefs that the people that raised us seed into our conscious awareness. It can also be caused by living in a society that perpetuates scarcity beliefs.
The good news (yes, there is good news) is that it is possible to overcome the scarcity mindset. By changing our beliefs and patterns of thinking, we can open ourselves up to new possibilities. This can be done through practices such as mindfulness meditation, journaling, visualizations, and affirmations.
The Scarcity Mindset
Some of the most common symptoms of the scarcity mindset include:
Feeling like you are not good enough
Feeling like there is never enough money
Feeling like you have to compete with others for limited resources
Feeling like you are not worthy of love or success
Feeling like you have to put other people's needs before your own
If you can relate to any of the above, then it's likely that you have experienced the effects of the scarcity mindset.
The remedy to switch to an abundance mindset
Visualization and Affirmations.
Visualizations are another great and powerful tool that can help to change your mindset. When you visualize something, you are essentially creating a new reality for yourself. Use visualizations to imagine yourself living in a world of abundance. What would that look like? What would we be doing? How would we be feeling?
Affirmations are amazing for shaping new beliefs. They are positive statements that we can say to ourselves to help change our thinking. For example, an affirmation of abundance might be “Dear Universe, There is plenty of money to go around.” Repeating affirmations can help to reprogram our thinking and help us to attract more of what we want into our lives.
The Power of Abundance
When we open ourselves up to the possibility of abundance, we can start to attract more of what we want into our lives. When we move from a scarcity mindset to an abundance mindset, we open up new possibilities for ourselves. We also send out a message to the Universe that we are ready to receive more. This will help you to thrive in any situation.
Were you raised to have an abundance mindset or a scarcity mindset? Comment below!