One of the many techniques you can use to empower yourself to more fully Own Your Awesome is to master your internal dialogue or self-talk. In today’s guest article, Grace Killelea, who was a guest on The C.A.P. Podcast earlier this month, talks about ways you can use positive self talk to increase your chances of success.
8 Tips for Positive Self-Talk to Spur Success
By Grace Killelea
Each of us has about 50,000 thoughts each day. Most are judgments. Many are negative. All are stories. Most of them are fiction.
We find ourselves saying:
- “I’m never going to get that promotion.”
- “Money is not my strong suit.”
- “I’m so disorganized!”
If we hear these “lies” enough, they can end up becoming truths.
Self-talk is one of the easiest ways to sabotage your business career as well as your social life, and, conversely, one of the easiest ways to boost your confidence. But positive self-talk is a learned skill that takes discipline. Face it. We’ve done the negative chatter for years and so easily fall into the pattern.
Here are 8 tips for positive self-talk: