Motivational Personal Development

You are what you think

We undoubtedly live in a thought world, which is part of a thought universe. Thought is the only power which can produce tangible results from the formless substance. Our thoughts determine the way we live. Our way of doing things is a direct result of the way we think about things. Every thought we think makes it necessary for us to think another thought thus expanding our consciousness. Every fact we learn leads us to the learning of another fact thus we are continually increasing our knowledge.

In this article I will look at how our thinking has a direct influence on the way we do things. The bible says that “as a man thinks so is he in his heart”. Most if not everything we do is as a result of what has been manufactured in our minds. So then if our thoughts have a direct influence on us, then I would be right to say that “no one, therefore, is poor because nature is poor or because there is not enough to go round” You are poor because your mind is feed with poverty.

Thought is power

You will agree with me that every action we make is as a result of what we think. We have in us the power and the ability to do and accomplish anything that which we set our minds upon. Do you realize that every invention was first visualized in the mind of someone before being transmuted into being? Ask your self this question if thought is power, why then are you poor or not successful and yet you have the power and ability in you? The attitude of mind necessarily depends upon what we think. Therefore, the secret of all power, all achievement and all possession depends upon our method of thinking. The preceding statement is true because we must “be” before we can “do” and we can “do” only to the extent that we “are“, and what we “are” depends upon what we “think“.

Think about all the things you have done in the past are these not the products of your thoughts? Whatever, you have done is because you “are” and you “are” because of what you “thought”. Am helping somebody out there? You see we cannot express powers that we do not possess and we can never become conscious of power until we learn that all power is from within. You have the power within yourself. If only you can change and tune your mind to think in a certain way, nothing will stop you from achieving your desired goals.

If you live in a world of poverty, failure, frustration and all the negative things, this is a direct reflection of your mind, because all these things are governed and controlled by your mind. That is how powerful our thoughts are. See related article for more.

Live consciously

“Would you bring into your life more power? Get the power consciousness. More health? Get the health consciousness. More happiness? Get the happiness consciousness. More riches? Get the riches consciousness”. The preceding statement brings out the fact that all possessions are based on consciousness which is a product of the mind. “He who thinks to illuminate the whole range of mental action by the light of his own consciousness is not unlike the one who should go about to illuminate the universe with a rushlight.” – Professor Davidson.

Mind is creative, and conditions, environment and all experiences in life are the result of our habitual or predominant mental attitude. In order to realize your dreams you need to live consciously. Conscious living is directly induced by the mind. When you live consciously you will be amazed at how much detail you will have even of the seemingly small things in life. Remember in order to be more you need to have more.

You must seek wisdom from within you and as you become conscious of the wisdom in the world within, you will mentally take possession of this wisdom, and by taking mental possession you come into actual possession of the power and wisdom necessary to bring into manifestation the essentials necessary for your most complete and harmonious development.


Personal Development is not an easy task. It requires dedication and getting rid of some habits. The mind is very key to achieving a higher level of personal development. You must train your mind to think positively and maintain good health always live consciously and “standout tall and be counted“.

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