Know your Self Talk-it can be your Warden or your Superpower

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Be mindful of your self-talk. It’s a conversation with the universe.

David James

Imagine your self-talk steps outside of your head and steps into a body. You think that ‘separate person’ is your friend because they have always been there with you. They are there day and night, with that running commentary to you, about anything and everything…

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t — you’re right.”

Henry Ford

Self talk that is not your Support and Ally will sabotage your psychology and infect your emotional state in a heartbeat. You know all it takes is one negative or fearful thought to cause a cascade of supporting thoughts and a rollercoaster of difficult emotion. Conversely one thought can cause feelings like hope, enthusiasm or intense gratitude and that your heart can fill to near bursting.

“Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they’re yours.”

Richard Bach

The insidious nature of my Self talk -an insight worth putting to work

For a long time I believed the thought ‘I don’t know’ when asking myself why I wasn’t experiencing what I was truly capable of. I later let go of ‘I don’t know’ because I realized of course, I DO know. We all know. The answers we seek are inside each of us, always have been.

“The most important relationship we can all have is the one you have with yourself, the most important journey you can take is one of self-discovery…”

Aristotle

What I commit to now

Here’s the truth. I still have the self-talk of a fixed mindset when it comes to what is possible for me. I’m still limiting myself. I know this because on a deep level I am enormously excited about what I know is trying, in spite of me, to emerge. I DO know. But I know I can change a fixed mindset to a growth mindset.

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