You wake up late, it's raining, it's dark and you've got a meeting today that you really don't want to go to. You visibly slump, you frown and drag yourself out of bed with the weight of the world holding you down.
At breakfast when you ask your son to hurry up, he seemingly ignores you, and then gives you that 'look' the one that screams contempt, that lacks the respect you feel you are owed... and your blood boils.
Both of these examples could be seen as "cause and effect" however in the principles of psychology they are actually "stimulus and response."
Something happens to you..... and then you react to it.
What if there was another way?
What many of us don't realise is that there is a "Gap" between the stimulus and the response where we are choosing how to react. You might previously have felt that this was a subconscious process, a space to infinitesimal for a conscious decision, right?
So who is responsible for the action or...
What do you know about limiting beliefs and how to radically change your mindset about them? Have you heard the term, “self-fulfilled prophecy?” That is our limiting beliefs! If we truly believe that we cannot do something, then we WILL NOT be able to.
So if you continually tell yourself that you will never lose the weight, find the right relationship, get the promotion, or follow your dream, then it is time for you to start demolishing those limiting beliefs in your head.
One way to do this is through rewriting your self-talk through affirmations and mantras. Keep reading to see 5 easy steps to write and use affirmations in your life. At the end, there will be a FREE gift to help you on your path to Create A Life You Love.
What we think about and focus on becomes our reality, so your affirmations must be stated positively in order to manifest a positive outcome. If your go-to thoughts are negative, try this exercise:
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