What Are You Missing?
What is the voice of your inner critic? What does it say to you (inside of your head)?
And is the script it is reading helping or hurting you?
If you struggle with loving and valuing yourself, it is probably because you have lived with a negative inner dialogue. But because you have lived with this voice for so long, it has become part of who you are.
It is time to change that.
What are you missing in your life by listening to that negative internal chatter?
I can tell you from experience that you are missing a lot of opportunities to make your life BETTER.
People who are secure in themselves take risks. They make it a habit of venturing outside of their comfort zone and exploring.
People who are self-critical, not so much. We talk ourselves out of taking risks and making bold moves.
The negative chatter says "Who do you think you are?"
Changing your answer to that question is the key to learning how to truly live.
When you understand your value, your gifts, and your purpose, you can clearly see where you fit into life's puzzle.
Getting clarity on your gifts is not something you can THINK your way into. You have to FEEL your way into it.
And if you have a very active internal chatter, you are probably a DEEP thinker. And this can keep you from doing the things that you need to do to make maximum impact in your world.
There are three things that you must know about your internal chatter:
It is NOT ALWAYS right.
It wants to keep you SAFE (inside of your comfort zone).
Its primary driver is FEAR.
Your internal chatter wants to keep you STUCK, AFRAID, and inside of your comfort zone.
This can be one reason that progress in your life comes to a stand still.
When we listen to that internal chatter, we miss the best part of ourselves. And we miss opportunities.
What is your internal chatter? Is it helping or hurting you?
The good news is this: You can CHANGE your internal chatter.
You can learn ways to reprogram your thoughts to begin seeing what you are missing right now.
Opportunities are right in front of you. Your internal chatter is keeping you from seeing them.
Here are three strategies that can help you overcome that negative internal chatter:
Focus on turning your negatives into a positive.
Repeat daily affirmations that validate your value and self-worth.
Talk to people who will encourage and inspire you to be your best YOU.
This is your journey. And you are not alone. I am cheering for you!