We all have self talk. It happens unconsciously, every day, ongoing with each action we make, each decision or conversation or event that crosses our path. Paying attention to this self talk can become very necessary. In my sessions with clients I often pay attention to the phrases between the lines. The little ad-lib additions people pepper throughout their conversations and their unveiling of what is new or happening in their life since we last met. It is very interesting. I learn so much from those little snippets. I gain a perspective from the escaping inner thoughts.
Every thought that exists in our subconscious has gotten there by a conscious decision on our part to accept that thought as our reality. Ralph Marston states, "There is a thought in your mind right now. The longer you hold on to it, the more you will dwell upon it, the more life you give to that thought. Give it enough life, and it will become real. So make sure the thought is indeed a great one." So, what are you making real?
If you keep telling yourself, if you keep sharing with others, that you are something…shouldn't it be something GREAT?! Doesn't it make sense for us to make sure our self talk is replacing negative beliefs with positive ones? It takes work. It takes diligence. But it is so worth it.
If we want to become a person that we love and are excited to be what should our thoughts then be about ourselves? The answer is obvious and the process is simple. But it takes an effort on our part. There really is no one else that can do this for us. It is our pattern to break and our new thoughts to create.
We can do this by becoming more aware of our self talk. We can do this by being diligent and consistent. We need to be sure that the words we are using, even if they are never spoken out loud, about who we are, what we do, what we believe are in alignment with who we are, what we do and what we believe!
Share one new self talk message with us today that you will spend time telling your self. For me, "I have gifts to bring to this world that are appreciated by others." There, that felt really good!
Blessings ~ Lisa
(I will be off for the weekend, see you again on Monday!)
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