Paula Gosney: The Key to Your Success Is Believing In Yourself TPS176

TPS176Paula Gosney, who is based in New Zealand, has recently started The Belief School, which was born out of Paula’s life. She’s been a successful serial entrepreneur who became good at “growing humans.” Paula also had a painful background that included drug addiction and health issues. To find her way, her curiosity led her to many hours of personal growth and development.


  • Paula came to realize that the one thing that determines a person’s life path is how deeply they believe in themselves.
  • In her coaching program, she helped people see how to increase their self-belief and self-esteem.
  • We all know the “believe in yourself” message, but we don’t know how to do it.
  • Change does not happen until we create new evidence for ourselves.
  • Our beliefs come from messages from childhood and evidence we create for ourselves.
  • To change our beliefs, we need to create new evidence. Paula talks about how to do this.
  • You have to be willing to change your beliefs.
  • We talk about the difference between focusing on emotions and focusing on beliefs.
  • Paula does use understanding emotions to help identify beliefs.
  • We have to create community and accountability in order for change to actually happen.
  • Success has to be measured in expanded change.
  • Paula had to work through the belief that she was invisible.
  • A lot of what happened to us is an intrinsic part of who we are. Rather than trying to get rid of It, embrace it.
  • Our victim stories are a safe place to hide.
  • When we celebrate our broken bits, we can focus on all the great things we are.
  • Once you can have anything you want, you realize it means nothing. What has meaning is the humans around you.
  • When I moved to positive psychology, I Iearned how to not focus on the pain.
  • For someone who wants to change, make little decisions along the way.
  • As long as you take one step at a time, you’ll reach a goal.


The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton