What’s the first thing you tell yourself when you wake up in the morning?
I’m not talking about the first thing you say out loud, but what is the first voice you hear inside your head?
Do they say “heck yeah, I’m so excited to start my day!” or “oh, no, morning again…”?
“Identify demeaning self-talk and rewrite it”
If your answer is anything within the lines of “shit, fuck, damn, oh shut up!, not again…” I hear you. And you can train your brain to welcome you in the mornings with something like “sun’s bright today, smile gorgeous, what a great night!, mhhh good morning…” and others.
We are a bunch of habits put together and that’s our life. You pick your habits and that’s you and your everyday. I know, it sounds sad, but it’s actually pretty amazing.
Because that means that you can change your life by changing tiny little habits like brushing your teeth once more every day, quitting a bad habit like smoking (says while lighting one) or by telling yourself nice things more often.
Today I will only teach you ONE exercise that you need to practice over the next 21 days. If you fail one day it’s alright. Just start over your 21 days.
Every time you tell yourself something cruel or negative, you need to repeat yourself a positive counterpart.
Find some examples of my own:
- Clumsy bastard: no I am not clumsy, I was not paying attention. Pay more attention and you’ll do better. Pay more attention and you’ll do better. Pay more attention and you’ll do better.
- I’m so fucking stupid: no I am not stupid. I am clever. I just made a mistake. I am not stupid, I am clever. I just made a mistake. I am not stupid, I am clever. I just made I mistake.
- I’m a fucktard//I’m too clumsy//feel overwhelmed by “silliness” feeling: I forgive myself for not being perfect. I am awesome as I am, clumsy and all. I forgive myself for not being perfect. I am awesome as I am, even when I don’t know better. I forgive myself for not being perfect. I’m fucking ducking awesome pawsome as I am. Being clumsy, silly and accepting my mistakes is part of me being amazing.
We all feel stupid, wrong and a bit crazy sometimes. Being your weird self is part of being awesome. Don’t lose yourself on being average. Remind yourself daily how much you love yourself. That you are allowed to be wrong and make mistakes in order to grow and that the people that loves you are humans too therefore, flaws.
I love you loads, and so should you.