Do yourself a favor…the next time you start to say something bad about yourself, SHUT UP! Seriously, shut up. Don’t say it.
You can think it, but don’t say it. Don’t mumble it under your breathe. Don’t say it to someone else. Don’t write it down.
Your negative thoughts don’t have to become reality. In fact they can’t be, because you are too valuable to the rest of us to live that way.
So shut up.
Your parents or grandparents probably told you:
If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.
The same applies to talking to and about yourself.
I’m not telling you to live in fantasy land. The world will keep you from ever doing that. It will knock you down, drag you around, tell you lies, and leave you the cleaning bill. I am telling you to control what only you can…your words about yourself.
In today’s episode, I will share six strategies to help you overcome the negative words you say about yourself. This might be one of the most important episodes I ever do, because I see this problem in so many people, from friends, family, and coaching clients.
If you want to be successful, you have to change the way you talk about yourself. This episode will show you how.
Episode Links and Resources
FREE CHEAT SHEET: Starter Guide to Positive Declarations
FREE WORKSHEET: How to Overcome Limiting Beliefs
“Like food is to the body, self-talk is to the mind. Don’t let any junk thoughts repeat in your head.” ― Maddy Malhotra - TWEET THAT
“Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.” ― Denis Waitley - TWEET THAT
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