Why Is Maintaining an Abundance Mindset So Challenging?

An abundance mindset often stands against real and imagined aspects of reality.

Murray "MJ" Blehart
6 min readSep 21, 2022

Maintaining an Abundance Mindset
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I recognize and acknowledge that my life is good.

Not to brag, but in the grand scheme of things, my life is good. I have an incredible partner, jobs I like, a career I love, friends, a roof over my head, and many things above and beyond basics.

For this, I am deeply grateful. So many people in the world are not in this position.

There’s room for improvement. But that’s largely true of life overall. We grow, evolve, and shift our paths and desires because nobody is meant to be stagnant. Also — change is the only constant in the entire Universe.

Along this line, I am seeking to create greater abundance in my life. Allow me to be more specific. I’m not looking for tremendous wealth, luxury, popularity, or anything like that. What I seek is an abundance of financial stability, time, self-care, peace, friendships, and love.

All of us are worthy and deserving of such things. But faced with a fear-based society and frequent messages of lack, scarcity, and insufficiency — maintaining an abundance mindset is challenging.

But in the interest of choosing our own paths in life — an abundance mindset is utterly necessary.

What’s more, an abundance mindset is a great counter to our fear-based society’s collective consciousness.

To begin, we must acknowledge that the Universe is one of almost unimaginable abundance.

How is the Universe abundant?

This is often hard to see because our immediate surroundings frequently contradict this notion.

We see people struggling to make ends meet, hear about shortages and “supply-chain issues”, lack of this, that, or the other thing, constantly.

But the truth is that all of those are built on artifices.

Take money, for example. The dollar is not real. It’s been accepted by fiat as currency. It’s backed by nothing — save the US government. It might be paper or digital — but in either case, our legal tender is totally made up and…

Murray "MJ" Blehart

I explore mindfulness, positivity, philosophy, & conscious reality creation. I love to help & inspire. And I also write sci-fi/fantasy. http://www.mjblehart.com