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Your Inner Voice 

Life Coaching

Ever wake up with a negative notion fluttering in your brain? Merely thinking “I’m a failure at…” or “I don’t have time to do that today!” can sabotage your ability to achieve your goals.

Our thoughts are directly related to how we feel, and how we feel is directly related to what action we take. If I think to myself, “I’m a failure at healthy eating,” that thought is, of course, going to make me feel bad. And by feeling bad, I am not inspired to do anything that might change my mind about my perception that I’m a failure. Which reinforces the original thought.

It’s a negative cycle that keeps playing itself out in our minds. The idea that “I don’t have enough time!” makes us feel anxious, which in turn makes us unproductive. And voila! Thoughts have managed to manifest themselves into reality.

Instead, say to yourself, “I have plenty of time to do everything I want to do today.” That thought alone may give you peace, which allows you to calmly prioritize and be productive.

Thoughts — positive or negative — turn into feelings that affect actions. It may seem like a simple concept, but it’s one that can have great consequence. What thoughts could you change to help you feel better?

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