You have been, and still are, willing to examine your beliefs; to question them; and even more importantly, willing to change them.
Many people do not understand that they can choose what they believe. Most of what you believe is deep in your subconscious and taken for granted as truth by you, for you. Often these are belief systems handed down from your family, your culture, your religious tradition and your country of origin.
They are so deeply ingrained in your life that you don’t realize they are the foundation upon which you base your decisions and responses to life.