It’s easy to get down on yourself when things aren’t going according to plan, but there are 86,400 seconds in a day and 86,400 chances to choose positive thoughts over negative ones.
Speaking to yourself with kindness will allow you to move forward feeling empowered and focusing on the good instead of dwelling on what went wrong.
Your thoughts become your actions and your actions become your reality.
The trick to positive self-talk is realizing when you need it most. Just like most things it takes some practice but mastering your mindset will ultimately allow your positive thoughts to become a positive reality. So, where do you start?
Notice it: When are you most likely to be hard on yourself? Right when you wake up in the morning? Before looking in the mirror or after hopping on the scale? Before a big work meeting or presentation? After a tough conversation with a loved one? Before getting in bed at night?
Name it to tame it: Would you let other people talk to you the way you talk to you? Probably not. Give your inner hater a name and recognize when he/she is trying to drag you down so that you can start actively changing those thoughts.
After you’ve identified when your biggest moments of self-doubt are most likely to happen, you can be ready with some go-to one-liners! Need some inspiration?
When you wake up in the morning:
Before or after getting on the scale or looking in the mirror in the morning:
Before, during or after a tough workout:
Before or after you go to a social event:
Before getting in bed:
If one-liners aren’t enough and you still want all the support in mindfulness you can get, a WAG Coach can help!
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