What is the mindset of positive self-talk:
Have you ever talked to yourself? Have you seen someone doing so? Do you think that idea of talking to yourself is crazy? Yeah, it may look odd and crazy but believe me it is a wonderful technique for boosting your self-esteem and confidence level. Self-talking makes a connection between your conscious and unconscious mind. Thoughts and behaviors are directly related to each other. And letting yourself know about these thoughts has a tremendous effect on your life. “Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.” – W. ClementSelf-suggestion
You are well aware of the fact that your thoughts have a direct effect on your mood and emotions. The discussions you have with yourself can either construct or destruct your personality. They affect your thinking about yourself and response to different situations in life.
For example, hanging out with negative people or negative self-talking affect you badly. Similarly, positive people and positive self-talking will make you stronger. So eliminating negative thoughts, generating positive ones and reassuring them to yourselves is vital for yourself. Positive self-talk causes an open mind which can help you in making better relationships and health.
So everyone should try to talk to himself positively, at least once a day. Some people do this regularly while some have to develop this habit. Keep in mind that your self-talk creates your reality. Below are listed some benefits that you can expect from positive self-talking.
Stress has a worse effect on us as compared to any other disease. Positive self-talking can reduce stress by eliminating negative thoughts. “Bring acceptance and compassionate self-talk. Say nice things – you’re the only one listening and tell yourself, I am doing the best I can,” Gabrielle Bernstein. When you assure yourself that you will get through the tough situations, you automatically start feeling happy, relaxed and more creative.
Whenever you feel that you cannot achieve your goal and lack confidence, talk to yourself that you have the ability to achieve this. You must commit to yourself that you will fail all those who believe that you cannot win. Such self-talk will boost your confidence and will help you achieve your each and every aim. Just remember that you are the only one that can motivate or demotivate yourself. “Turn off any self- talk that tells you that you are destined to live a small life, you’re not,” Loral Langemeier. Self-talk will also help you with better attention and decision-making abilities.
Your depression, lack of confidence, low performance affect your physical and mental health. They may adversely affect your brain and heart. Talking positively to yourself can resolve most of your life problems. According to Edmond Mbiaka, “Take positive care of your mind, and it would surely take positive care of your life.” So talk to yourself regularly and keep your mind on a positive path. This will keep your physical and mental life hale and healthy.
After reading this, you can understand that the solution to most of your problems lies in your positive conversation with yourself. Our ability to do anything lies in our thoughts and minds. Once you gain the ability to control your thoughts, you have solved half of your problems. Conquer yourself and you have conquered the world. So, whenever you feel stuck in a problem or a hard situation, talk to yourself. Next time consult yourself first before anyone else and I am sure you will be able to find the solution.