ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Shift From Then to Now

Updated on September 18, 2019

We must shift from then to now!

Our experiences in this reality are created and nurtured by us. In this reality we refer to as life, we have a tendency to hold ourselves back by creating our own limitations.

Our experiences in this reality fall within the parameters of our thoughts and beliefs. This concept is referred to as a paradigm, a paradigm is a generally accepted outlook of special details at a given time, i.e John believes he cannot afford to buy a new car because, the car note is $350.00 per month; John only has $450.00 and is afraid the $100.00 additional is to narrow a margin. John's fear is from a previous transaction he participated in six months ago, that challenge him to make the payments on time, on two separate occasions. As a result of this experience John swore never to buy anything else with a narrow margin. This is a good example of how we can allow our past circumstances to set the parameters of our future.

If our past negative experiences can create a paradigm, so can our optimism! Shifting from then to now, requires a few simple adjustments, that will inspire amazing results. Going back to our previous example with John who set his limitations based on two negative experiences. Let us suppose John had decided to purchase the car based on the abundance of $100.00 instead of denying himself because of the fear of lack. Before we go forward let it be firmly understood that our conclusions control the paradigms we create.

If John had concluded the $100.00 excess was more than enough, everything would have shifted to that conclusion. The beauty of a single adjustment is that it creates a chain reaction in other things as well because they must agree with our beliefs. It has been said. "talk is cheap" and "actions speaks louder than words." John's decision had created a paradigm and his decision to take no action confirmed it, or if you will formed it.

What has happened in the past, were concluded by our beliefs back then, but if we desire a different experience we must shift from what we believed then to what we desire, believe and expect to happen now. Any paradigm shift requires a few adjustments and those adjustments will cause a different outcome. Every shift in a paradigm brings on a challenges but those challenges are necessary for our now reality, as with everything else in the paradigm. Our conclusions change everything!

Breathe In & Grow~Darryl Lowe


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)