There is only speech that can change the world… it’s the one you tell yourself on a daily basis.
That is the only thing that matters. Your self-talk.
My mother told me about a bumper sticker she saw the other day. It read, “Don’t believe everything you think.” Simple but hard and true. What you think determines how you act. The Bible says in Proverbs: “As a man thinks in his heart, so he is.”
In his groundbreaking book taken from that thought, As A Man Thinketh, author James Allen said, “Every action and feeling is preceded by a thought.”
What are you thinking right now?
The best way to reinvent yourself starts with what you are telling yourself. When you rise in the morning, do you say, “This is a great day!”? Or do you say, “I feel awful. I hate my job. I hate my house. I will never have anything good happen to me.”?
Have you ever been in a prize drawing and heard someone (probably you) say, “I never win anything.”?
The person who says this is setting themselves up for failure. Maybe you never win anything because you have set yourself up by your self talk to never win.
Maybe you have been winning all of your life and haven’t really noticed the victories. You are alive today, probably through circumstances that others have not survived successfully. You have loved and been loved but only noticed the failures. You have accomplished many tasks successfully, but choose to only see the times you fell short.
You get whatever you look for… in more abundance than what you send out. Make sure you send out successful messages into the world. Start noticing the victories and tell yourself, “I am a winner!”
Reinvent the self-talk messages you tell yourself on a daily basis.