A man was walking through an elephant camp, and he
spotted that the elephants weren’t kept in cages or held by
the use of chains.
All that was holding them back from escaping the camp, was
a small piece of rope tied to one of their legs.
The man was completely confused as to why the elephants
didn’t just use their strength to break the rope and escape
the camp. They could easily have done so, but instead, they
didn’t try to at all.
Curious , he asked a trainer nearby why the elephants were
just standing there and never trying to escape.
The trainer replied;
“when they are very young and much smaller we used the
same size rope to tie them and, at that age, it’s enough to
hold them. As they grow up, they are conditioned to believe
they cannot break away. They believe the rope can still hold
them, so they never try to break free.”
Like the elephants, how many of us go through life hanging
onto a belief that we cannot do something, simply because
we failed at it once before
Believing in yourself is the most important step in actually
So always “Believe in yourself and Be Yourself”
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