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The Are No Limits Save the Ones We Impose on Ourselves

 by Michael Corthell A limitation is a hindrance, something that keeps something from moving. Self-imposed limitations keep us from growing and moving forward with our lives. They are the result of a negative mindset or 'I can't' thinking. Groups of people can set limitations also. The best example of self-imposed limitations by 'group think' is in breaking the barrier of the   ''4 minute mile'' . Back in the mid 20th century, track and field athletes tried and tried to run a mile in under four minutes, but it just wasn't happening. 4 minutes seemed to be an unbreakable barrier. In fact, it seemed to be an outright impossibility. Then on May 6, 1954, an English runner, named Roger Gilbert Bannister ran the mile in 3:59.4 minutes to set a new world record. Right afterward, runner after runner broke his record. Why? In the successive runner's mind , the barrier was gone. The lesson in this is that many times we accept