“Step Right Up…”
Have you ever wondered how they train fleas to do tricks on a small stage? A flea can jump 350 times its body length. It’s like a human jumping the length of a football field. In spite of that, “Flea Trainers” get them to stay in one place with no restrictions.


Here’s How
The fleas are put into a jar with a lid on it. Their natural instinct is to jump out of the jar. When they jump and hit their heads on the lid of the jar, it hurts, and they begin jumping with less and less intensity until they are jumping up and down in the jar, but not high enough to hit the top.
Once they reach this stage of conditioning, they are removed from the jar and will continue to jump, but no higher than the height of the jar they were “trained in” for the rest of their lives.

It Hurts
Have you ever hit your head on the lid of the jar? If so, did you keep jumping? If so, how high? Human beings often times limit themselves because of past painful failures and cease to jump high enough to succeed from then on.

You are not a flea.



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