I’m really big on recognizing the power of our thoughts. Every action, reaction, and decision we make derives from a thought which is why our inner dialogue is so important. Of course, this makes sense from a logical point of view but it’s not something I put a lot of thought into when my inner dialogue was overwhelmingly negative for many years. I was unsatisfied for so long because my life was the product of my thoughts and I didn’t realize it.
Just like we can’t build a house out of pillows, we can’t build our dream life with a negative mindset. A mindset where we put ourselves down. One where we’re quick to see all that’s wrong. Where we never have enough, know enough, and ultimately feel like we aren’t enough. A single passing thought might not do much harm, but when we cultivate that thought and it leads to one after the other, over time that creates a mindset. Which is why it’s so important to cultivate healthy thoughts. Be selective and intentional about the things we fuel our minds with. Everything we consume is stored. Whether it’s something we watch, read, listen to, or talk about with others, it’s all important.
It’s up to you to be vigilant because no one else hears the words you say in the privacy of your thoughts. Others aren’t aware of the way you initially react to things in your head. The things you think matter because it’s the way you talk to yourself and where you’re beliefs are expressed. So make sure that the words and tone you use are empowering and uplifting. Make sure that you’re quick to be understanding and not as quick to chastise. At the end of the day, the blueprint for the life you build is being drawn up by the thoughts you think. So be intentional, every thought matters.
Sending lots of love your way and wishing you all that you need to support you in cultivating healthy thoughts.
Former negative thought cultivator turned women’s life coach
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