Do Your Beliefs Define You?
It’s easy to tie our self worth to our beliefs.
It’s easy to think that because we have a feeling about the belief it gives us licence to argue our belief.
But, your beliefs are not YOU.
You are you and your beliefs are your beliefs. If you let go of your belief for a minute, a day, a year or a lifetime you will still be you. You will still be intact.
What would happen if you set aside a belief you have to fully explore another perspective?
If you can do that, a few things happen:
- You get more information – which is always a good thing
- You get to have a really interesting conversation with someone who you may not typically engage with
- You get to explore parts of yourself and your experience that have been ignored or overshadowed by your beliefs.
- Your worthiness gets boosted. When you trust yourself to suspend your belief and care enough to “see” another person you honour yourself and take one step away from victim state and towards freedom state.
While we think if we let go our of our beliefs to hear another perspective or to see another person as a whole that we will lose a part of ourself I assure you that is not the case. You will actually gain so much.