30 Limiting Beliefs That Prevent Financial Success

 

To download a free PDF of this article, click here.

 

In over 10 years as an EFT practitioner and mindset coach, I’ve seen it more times than I can count. Smart, talented, creative, hard-working people who simply cannot achieve their financial goals no matter how hard they try.

What do all of these people have in common? You guessed it: Limiting beliefs. And not just limiting beliefs about money. As you’ll see from the list below, all kinds of limiting beliefs hold people back financially. Below are the ones I’ve seen the most frequently over the years.

 

 

“Money is a beautiful tool that can be used for tremendous good.”~ Marie Forleo

 


 

 

HOW TO GET AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE FROM THIS ARTICLE

To make sure that limiting beliefs aren’t squelching your earning power, take 2 minutes to read through these beliefs, and identify the ones that resonate with you. This simple exercise could literally change your life, so give yourself this time. You deserve it!

You may notice that even though you don’t agree with a particular belief, it resonates with you emotionally. If that happens, that’s an indication that the belief is your emotional truth, and as such, it can and will have a detrimental effect on your earning potential.

That’s the bad news. The good news is that by tapping it out, either on your own or with your EFT practitioner, you can remove the belief so that it will no longer interfere with your efforts to earn more money.

The best way to determine if you have the belief is to ask yourself the following question:

 


  “On a scale of 0 to 10, how true does this statement FEEL to me?”

 

If the answer is anything other than 0, you believe the statement to some extent, and if you believe it, it is affecting you.



PLEASE NOTE


When doing EFT/tapping on your own, if you get stuck, aren't getting the results you want, or would simply like to have the support and guidance of an experienced professional, I recommend working with an EFT practitioner.
 
If you decide that this is the best course of action for you, and you would like to work with me, you can schedule a session here. If you feel that another EFT practitioner would be a better fit for you, click here to access a directory of practitioners.




THE BELIEF STATEMENTS



I’ll never be able to earn __________ a year.

I’m not smart enough to make __________ a year.

Wanting to make more money is selfish.

I’m a bad person.

No one believes in me.

I’m not talented enough to make __________ a year.

I’m too fat/thin/tall/short/old/young to make __________ a year.

I’m not educated enough to make the kind of money I want to make.

People from my background don’t make the kind of money I dream of making, so why bother trying?

Only materialistic people want to be wealthy.

Making more money is not a worthwhile goal.

Money is power, and power corrupts.

In order to make ___________ a year, I’d have to work so much that I wouldn’t have time for anything else.

Wealthy people are jerks.

Money corrupts people.

If I become wealthy, my loved ones will resent me for it.

I’m destined to be poor.

I don’t deserve to be prosperous.

I’m not worthy of making a good living.

Money is the root of all evil.

I’ve never been good with money, and I never will be.

It’s not spiritual to make a lot of money.

Being poor keeps me humble.

Being poor is my destiny.

I don’t have what it takes to earn a really good living.

I’ll never be able to earn the kind of money I dream of, so why bother even trying?

If I earn more than my mom/dad/husband/wife, it will put a strain on our relationship.

If I become wealthy, I’ll start acting like an entitled jerk.

Having money would stress me out—at least now I have nothing to lose.

Rich people think they’re better than everyone else.

No matter how hard I try, I’ll never be able to earn __________ a year.

 

 

Which of these belief statements felt true to you as you were reading over them? Be sure to make a note of them so you can come back to them later to tap them out on your own, or with your EFT practitioner. Better yet, click here to download the PDF so that you can refer to it as you identify and release the limiting beliefs that are preventing you from achieving your financial goals.
 


 

BY HEATHER AMBLER

Heather Ambler is a San Francisco Bay Area based EFT practitioner and mindset coach. Through her private practice and online programs, she has helped over 10,000 people from 77 countries use EFT tapping to heal emotional pain and release the inner blocks which were keeping them from achieving their goals. Click here to schedule a free consultation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please reload

Cover of 30 Limiting Beliefs that Preven
Please reload

MORE FROM THE BLOG

How to use Margaret Lynch's fantastic book, Tapping into Wealth, to heal financial trauma, remove inner obstacles to prosperity, and live your best life.

All entrepreneurs experience fear. And while there are certain fears which a lot of entrepreneurs have in common, there are others which are totally specific to the individual. For this reason, there are literally countless fears that an entrepreneur could have. In this post, we’ll look at some of the more common entrepreneurial fears, and why it's so important to...

I recently had the opportunity to talk about EFT tapping with Jen Riday on her fantastic podcast, Vibrant Happy Women. From using EFT to recover from grief and trauma, to tapping away money blocks, to using it for weight loss, we covered it all! If you’re brand new to tapping or have been doing it for years, this episode will give you new insights into this remarkably powerful transforma...

It probably goes without saying that the more confident you are, the more successful your business will be. But why is that exactly? To gain a fuller understanding of it, let’s look at some specific business scenarios in which confidence, or the lack of it, plays a role in your ability to make the income and impact that you’re truly capable of.

Regardless of what your goals are for your business, limiting beliefs are nearly always going to be a part of the picture. Let’s look at some of the effects that limiting beliefs can have on your business....

I had a great conversation with Dr. Cortney Baker on her podcast, Women in Business. We talked about how to achieve your goals by removing your inner obstacles to success, like fears, limiting beliefs, self-doubt, and money blocks. During the interview, we covered a lot of ground, including what causes these blocks, how to identify them, and how to make sure they don't come back.

Though EFT tapping is incredibly effective for grief recovery, most people don’t fully recover from losing a loved one. Throughout the past 10 years as an EFT practitioner, I’ve observed 5 main reasons for this. In today’s post, I’ll go over each one, including examples of how these inner obstacles to healing tend to present.

As with all of my tapping scripts, these statements can be used as is, or modified in any way that makes them resonate more fully with your experience. You may notice that when you start tapping on these statements, thoughts and feelings will arise that you can use as new tapping statements. I call this following the thread, and it's a very efficient way to heal and release a lot of...

Want to make more money? Taking 2 minutes to identify the limiting beliefs in this article which apply to you is a powerful first step. Because the truth is, no matter how hard you work, or how talented you are, these beliefs can stunt your earning potential. After over 10 years as an EFT practitioner and mindset coach, I’ve seen it more times than I can count. Smart, talented, creative,...

Generally speaking, low self-esteem does not happen in a vacuum. There are some common childhood experiences which pretty much always lead to low self-esteem, even in children who, prior to these experiences, had healthy levels of confidence and self-worth. 

I see this day in and day out in my work with clients. Sadly, the effects of these early wounds to self-esteem can be far-...

In my over 10 years as an EFT practitioner and teacher of EFT, countless people have emailed me, messaged me on Facebook, and commented on my social media posts that they're not getting the results they had hoped for with tapping. Thankfully, if you know what to look for, this is relatively easy to troubleshoot. Here are the most common reasons people don't get good results with...

I can't think of a single person I've ever known, worked with, or heard of who doesn't have traumatic events from their past which are keeping them from achieving at least one of their goals. And yes, that includes.....

Please reload

© 2018 HEATHER AMBLER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CONTENT MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM.

TERMS OF USE  |  PRIVACY POLICY