Hello all. A year ago today my first inspirational post was shared with the world. Thank you so much for your constant love and support. Keeping up with my theme, I am going to discuss what positive self-talk is and how a little self belief can go a long way.
What is Positive Self-Talk?
Pretty much what it says on the tin. It doesn’t mean talking aloud to yourself, although, if that’s your thing, do it! What I mean by positive self-talk is really just being aware about how you feel about yourself. The way you describe or talk about yourself to others is also a crucial part of this.
An example of negative self-talk would be, if say, you go to a meeting and forget a pen and say “Oh I’m such an idiot”. Immediately, negative emotions are sent through your body. Therefore, the same logic could be applied to what you think when you look in the mirror. How good you look is really about how good you feel.
“If you feel good, you look good and if you look good, you do good.” – Unknown
Let’s Make a Change
Filling your day with positive little reminders to yourself will soon alter the way you think. As you will be aware if you are a regular reader, I am such a preacher for believing in yourself. This is all connected. And more importantly, we are all connected.
It may sound a little cheesy, but I do love cheese (literally). Start by saying things to yourself which will boost your mood. That’s what self-talk is. Here are some ideas:
- I am present
- I am the best version of me
- Gratitude is what I am feeling for myself, and all that surrounds me
- Confidence fills me
- I believe in myself, I can do everything I focus on
You get the idea. Adapt these to suit you, or create some of your own. Next time, before you fill yourself with doubts and worries, try choosing the positive outlook. I promise you, if you believe in it, it will work.
So positive self-talk if not only the way you think about yourself, but also the things you say about yourself to other people. Once you get to grips with this, you will be on the right track to living your best, happiest life.
Thank you so much for reading. Please do share you opinions with me.