By Morty Lefkoe
There are things you don’t know that you don’t know. And that fact, perhaps more than any other single thing, is keeping you from having the best life you could possibly have.
If that sounds a bit confusing, please let me explain.
When people know they don’t know something and they want to know about that something, they learn about it.
So if you know that your relationships could be better, that it is possible stop worrying about the opinions of others, and that it is possible to eliminate the beliefs that keep you from being more successful in life … and you want to make improvements in these areas, you try to learn what to do.
You can search on Google to find out where to get help. You can ask friends what they did. You can read books and take courses. Etc.
But what if you think that relationships can’t get any better than what you already have … even if yours is not very good? What if you think that everyone is worried about what others think of them and that it’s human nature to need to be liked and accepted by others?
And what if you think that beliefs can’t be eliminated permanently or that you will never be successful, not matter how hard you try? Such people are not looking for a solution because they don’t think one exists.
Actually it’s worse than that: far too many people don’t even realize that there is anything wrong.
In other words, if you don’t know that there is something better in life and that you can achieve it, then you will not even search for it.
“What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.”
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That so many people don’t know that their lives can be significantly better has created a “problem” for the Lefkoe Institute.
We offer people something profoundly valuable that most of them aren’t even looking for: the ability to permanently eliminate the beliefs and conditionings that cause most of the difficulties in their lives, thereby permanently improving their lives.
Hardly anyone searches for someone to help them permanently eliminate beliefs because most people think that is impossible.
No one searches for someone to help them de-condition stimuli that cause negative feelings (such as anxiety and anger) because hardly anyone knows that such feelings are largely the result of conditioning and that de-conditioning will get rid of the emotions.
The best example of people not searching for what they don’t know is possible is the experience people have when they do the Who Am I Really? (WAIR?) Process. That Process enables people to make a distinction between themselves as the “creator” and as a “creation.”
They get that they are not their beliefs, nor are they the behavior and feelings that come from those beliefs. People who use WAIR? experience that who they really are is the creator of those beliefs, or, putting it more accurately, who they (actually, who all of us) really are is non-dual consciousness.
As a result they have the profound sense that they are not their lives, they are the creator of their lives, and, as such, there is nothing missing, anything is possible, and they have no limitations. Very few people ever search Google for how to get that experience.
Unfortunately, people don’t search for the most profound experiences in life because they don’t know they exist.
Moreover, for many of those who do realize that such experiences can possibly exist, there is a sense that they will never find a way to have them.
So here is my message to you this week: Profound, fundamental change is possible.
It is possible to live a joyous, exciting, fulfilling life. It is possible to dissolve negative feelings in an instant by dissolving the meaning you have given the events in your life.
It is possible to permanently eliminate the beliefs and conditionings that cause most of the problems in your life.
It is possible to experience yourself as the creator of your life, with nothing missing and anything being possible.
There may be beliefs and conditionings in the way, you may feel unhappy due to the meaning you give to daily events (your occurrings), eating may be your conditioned response to a number of triggers, you may not have what you want in certain aspects of your life, you may experience anxiety much of the time, and you may have any one of a number of common, everyday problems (such as procrastination, lack of confidence, and constant stress) … and it is possible to overcome all of these and live a really great life.
I know, because my life was a total mess for over 50 years and now it is bliss almost all of the time. And I am not the only one who has achieved this state.
Please don’t ever give up the possibility that your life can be all you’ve ever dreamed it could be—and, even more importantly, much more than those dreams. It can be.
What do you think of the idea that there are things we don’t know that we don’t know?
That we don’t try to improve things we think are normal. And that we don’t look for solutions when we think none exist? Please share your thoughts with other readers below.
If you know anyone who isn’t searching for what we offer but who would benefit from it nonetheless, tell them about us and send them to RecreateYourLife.com/free where they can let go of a negative belief [for free] they have thought was true about them since childhood – and distinguish themselves as the creator of their lives.
For information about eliminating 23 of the most common limiting beliefs and conditionings, please check out: RecreateYourLife.com/NaturalConfidence.
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Copyright © 2011 Morty Lefkoe (from his blog). Published here with permission.
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> Photo and quote added by site author Douglas Eby: Mark Twain (1835–1910) was featured on the cover of Time magazine, July 2008.