The victim mindset chains you to the belief that your past defines you and will always define you. It makes you think that your mental health, skills, personality, habits, and expectations have more control over you than you do. The victim mindset wants you to believe you are powerless and that you cannot determine and redirect your future or redefine your worth.
People learn to live with their depression and anxiety and continue this process for the rest of their lives. The problem is, you weren’t born depressed or anxious. You may have a genetic disposition to adopt specific mental health issues, but that doesn’t mean you have to take them on as part of your identity.
There’s a pretty good chance you’re not the same person you were six months ago but you’re still living the same life you were two years ago. We expect ourselves to change but we’re terrified of changing our lifestyles in any way to match our growth. It’s time to stop saying ‘yes’ to the life you’ve outgrown and raise your standards of living.
The secret to success lies in everything you’re avoiding. You won’t find success sitting on your sofa in your pjs. Success requires you get uncomfortable.
People who invest their money wisely are usually more successful than those who spend money carelessly. The same goes for people with time; those who invest their time are far more successful than those who spend it carelessly.