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STOP The Negative Self-Talk

Stop The Negative Self-Talk

Would you talk to someone you cared about the same way that you talk to yourself? I doubt it, and if you did, you likely wouldn’t have that person in your life for long. I hear people demean themselves every day. It has become a habit for them, a bad habit. It’s like smoking, but worse.

Your Words Matter

What you say to yourself about yourself has an impact. After all, a belief is a thought that you keep on thinking. Therefore, if you are consistent in negative self-talk, you are well on your way to inventing a person who reflects your inner thoughts. I am guessing that the overweight, stupid, lousy luck magnet, life isn’t fair, no one will ever love me beast you have
conjured up in your mind is not the person you are nor who you want to be.

Love Yourself

The way I see it, negative self-talk is a cop-out. It is an excuse to show up small and for not taking full responsibility for your life. Condescending conversations with yourself don’t serve you, they limit you and prevent you from creating an experience that you love.  What we say matters. It makes a difference in how we behave. Bashing our authenticity is not funny, it’s fatiguing. Every day, all day long you have a choice. You get to decide the meaning that you are going to give to everything in your life. I invite you to choose downstream thoughts. There are ease and flow to going