PART 5: Why Words Matter

In this part, we are going to be looking at the words we use when talking to ourselves. What kind of state are you talking yourself into rather than out of? You can choose the way your mind sees things – choose to see the good or the bad. If there’s a problem in your life right now, rather than dwelling on it, think about what it might be trying to teach you. What can you learn from it?

Have a think about the words you use when talking about yourself and a situation, and how much it could benefit you to change them. Are things really devastating? Or are they difficult? Why not have a swap around – instead of catastrophizing the negative and minimizing the positive, minimize what’s going wrong and maximize what’s going right…