The term “fake it till you make it,” is not just about actions. The words you choose to tell yourself can either build you up or break you down.
We all have lingering false truths in our mind that are self-imposed limits brought on by negative self-talk. You may have branded yourself as being fat, being a constant worrier, being bad with money or not able to achieve your goals — these are not facts, these are beliefs that you create.
In the same way we may repeat negative phrases to ourselves, we can choose to actively combat that negativity through creating a positive affirmation or mantra that can be used in moments of doubt.
The beauty of mantras is that they are short, sweet and effective. Think of them as a kind little note of support to a loved one that needs a boost. It can be challenging to recognize and own our own greatness as we do the greatness of others, but like any other skill it becomes easier with practice.
What is your personal mantra? What kind of creative ways do you incorporate it into your day?
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