How to Overcome a Poverty Mindset

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By Eric Charles, MA., PhD-c


“Poverty is a state of mind.” ~Rahul Gandhi 

Do you ever catch yourself passing on joyous opportunities because you feel it will be too expensive? Do you second guess yourself before or after making purchases? If so, you may be experiencing symptoms of a poverty mindset. It is important to differentiate between actual poverty and refusing to experience life more abundantly. Research suggests that 80% of the world lives on $10 per day. At least 1.1 billion people in developing countries do not have access to water and some 1.2 billion people worldwide do not have access to electricity. If you have water and electricity, chances are you are not living in extreme poverty. And, if you are not living in extreme poverty, chances are you can afford to treat yourself, at least some of the time.

Here are some ways to overcome a poverty…

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Daily Thirukkural : Kural #121

தமிழ் :

121 – அடக்கம் அமரருள் உய்க்கும் அடங்காமை
ஆரிருள் உய்த்து விடும்.

விளக்கம்:

அடக்கம் அழியாத புகழைக் கொடுக்கும். அடங்காமை வாழ்வையே இருளாக்கி விடும்.


English:

121 – Control of self does man conduct to bliss th’ immortals share;
Indulgence leads to deepest night, and leaves him there.


Explanation:

Self-control will place (a man) among the Gods; the want of it will drive (him) into the thickest darkness (of hell).

courtesy : Thirukural Explanation by Kalaignar M Karunanidhi
English Translation  by Rev Dr G U Pope, Rev W H Drew, Rev John Lazarus and Mr F W Ellis

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