You may not have noticed, but sometimes the simplest of things can be the biggest stumbling blocks. One minute you feel like you’re rocking it, then all of a sudden, out of nowhere, something derails you and sends you spiraling backwards?
Why is that so?
Believe it or not, often it comes down to our WORDS—literally our self talk, and the things that we say to ourselves.
Because let me tell you, the older I get, the more I realize just how much the words we use and the way we talk to ourselves actually have a profound impact on our beliefs and our mindset, and our beliefs and mindset are what ultimately shapes our actions—the things we do and the choices we make—which in turn shapes our results.
So, to put it in very simple terms, if you’re using the wrong words, you’ll get the wrong results.
And I can tell you this is something that’s true for me too. Even as a goal setting junkie who’s been working on my own personal development for years, I still struggle with this all the time. It’s a constant battle to be intentional with my words and with my thoughts, and not let them slip back into old patterns and old ways of thinking that have not served me in the past.
And it’s been a good reminder for me that this is something…