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See The Valuable Possibilities in Having Doubts

What does the concept of doubts mean?  Ever have any doubts about someone or something?  Have doubts ever stopped you from doing something?  Well, don’t have doubts about the value of what I am about to say to you.

As a noun, the Cambridge Dictionary defines the word, doubt, this way:

“a feeling of not knowing what to believe or what to do, or the condition of being uncertain”

As such, when you say something like—”You are without doubt one of the most persistent people you know.”—doubt is a noun in that sentence.

The Cambridge Dictionary also defines doubt when used as a verb.

“to be uncertain about something or someone, or to have difficulty believing something”

Robert Frost used a form of the word, doubt, as a verb in line 15 of his poem, The Road Not Taken.  He said:

“I doubted if I should ever come back.”

But, frankly, I don’t care in what form you use the word, doubt!

What I care about, for your benefit, is focusing on how you can use doubt as a positive factor rather than a negative one.

Here’s one possibility related to doubt.

It forces you to ask questions about whatever is the focus of your doubt. Answering appropriate questions can improve your options and drive greater success.

By asking questions concerning your doubts, it sharpens your focus. Answering those questions can give you a degree of resolve driven by your clear focus that otherwise wouldn’t exist.

So—overcoming your doubts is a source of clarity that can motivate you to move forward.

Having doubts forces you to look at an opportunity differently. You may arrive at options you wouldn’t have otherwise considered. Those additional options could give you a much smoother road to success.

Here are 6 additional possibilities to help you overcome doubt.

Your possibilities in life are only limited by your thinking. Having doubts and overcoming them broadens your thinking.

Never doubt that!

What is the first doubt you want to overcome in your life and which key will you use?

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Mindstate mentor, author, trainer and speaker, Gary Greenfield (@LifeRider) helps organizations with inspirational insight and concise business ideas to help improve mindstate and minimize stress. He believes a mindstate that is positive and stress that is minimized helps people better profit through performance.

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