Many people needlessly limit themselves in important ways. They don’t fully develop their character traits, feel more joyful, accomplish more, do more good in the world, study and know more, or have a greater positive influence on more people.
With positive self-conversations, recognizing self-imposed limitations can greatly enhance one’s life. This can lead to inspiring and joy-creating self-talk.
"If I am needlessly limiting myself now, that means I can choose to be more and do more and know more and accomplish more! This is tremendously motivating. This thought will give me greater drive and energy. I can experience great joy because I have more abilities and potential than I had realized!"
Developing ourselves to be more and do more makes our journey through life exciting and inspiring. The more we develop ourselves, the more we learn that we have even greater potential than we had thought.
(from Rabbi Zelig Pliskin’s book: "Conversations With Yourself", pp.194-5) [Artscroll.com])