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How Some People Sabotage Their Own Success

By Kenneth Ho

The subconscious mind is basically sensitive to three things: Affirmation, Visualization and Emotion. These are the three basic ways through which the subconscious mind is programmed and reprogrammed.

All the three ways to reprogram the subconscious mind are important. But if you were to point a gun at me and force me to rank their importance in terms of their effectiveness in influencing the subconscious mind, I will rank Emotion, followed by Visualization and then Affirmation.

Unfortunately, not many people understand how the subconscious mind works and how their emotions play an important role in their success or failure in life.

As a result, they always sabotage their own success. Here is how......

Let me ask you a question.

When was the last time you were worried about something? How long did you spend worrying about it? 1 day? 1 week? Forever?

Now, when was the last time you were happy about something (for example, achieving something of significant importance)? How long did you spend indulging yourself in that happy moment?

I remembered when I got my first-class honors degree, I was only happy for a short while. On the other hand, when my business did not do well, I spent weeks worrying about anything and everything under the sun.

The point I'm trying to make here is most people spend a lot of time pondering over their problems rather than remembering their successful experience.

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