Have You Checked Your Self-Talk Lately?

Self-Talk

Did you know that you talk to yourself all day long? No? It’s true. And it’s not just about activities, family, friends, or chores that you need to remember throughout the day either. Even though that’s a form of self-talk too, I’m referring more to the things you say to yourself “about yourself” on a regular basis; and more importantly, the tone in which you say them. When you make a mistake, do you berate yourself angrily? Do you put yourself down or call yourself derogatory names? When you have a hard time making positive changes in your life, do you put yourself down and call yourself worthless? Do you eventually conclude that you’ll never do anything right? Negative self-talk can be incredibly damaging to your self-esteem and confidence, especially if it’s a big part of your daily life. When you keep putting yourself down over and over again, eventually […]

Be Happy Now!

Make Happiness A Habit

Are you still waiting for your circumstances to change before you’ll allow yourself to be happy? Are you waiting for the “perfect” moment to occur? Most of us have preconceived ideas of what would make us happy, and we refuse to be satisfied until those things happen. The problem is that even once specific things happen in our lives, we’re rarely satisfied with them!  Instead, we shift our focus to something even bigger and better, believing it will make us happy (or happier).  We never allow ourselves to reach a point of contentment.  Have you done the same thing to yourself? The good news is that you can decide to be happy NOW even if everything in your life is not perfect.  Shocking I know but it’s true. Below you’ll find 3 easy ways to do so: 1) Be grateful.  Gratitude is one of the most powerful states of mind […]