The Science Behind the Law of Attraction Magazine October, 2015 - Page 30

Think LiketheRich By Coach Mark Starr It was Nelson Mandela that said, ?Poverty is not an accident. Like Slavery & Apartheid, it is man made and can be removed by the actions of human beings. I believe that the reason that most people stay in poverty is because they have a poverty consciousness. Poverty consciousness is a set of attitudes, feelings, beliefs and values associated with material lack or fear of material lack. Poverty consciousness almost always include fear and equals a belief in limitation. Contrary to what most people think, poverty consciousness is not directly related to the amount of money that one has, it is the relationship that one has to money or to material possessions. If you worry about not having enough money, then you have a poverty consciousness. If you believe that there is not enough for everyone in the world, then you have a poverty consciousness. You can live in conditions of Page 30 - Oct ober, 2015 poverty without necessarily having a poverty consciousness. A poverty consciousness is more about a person thoughts and feelings towards money. It is a state of mind and a state of heart. You cannot have negative thoughts and feelings towards money and expect to have an abundance of it in your life. If you believe that you don't deserve to be wealthy, or think money is filthy you always get what you truly think, feel, and believe. If you have a negative attitude towards money, you will not try hard to get it, you won't pay attention to opportunities, and you may make errors that cause you to lose the little money that you do have. On the other hand, if your attitude is positive and your open and willing to have it in your life, you