Words Have Power – Choose carefully

A few things about words:

  • Words have power.
  • You can’t take them back.
  • They can last a long time.
  • It takes lots of positive words to cancel out one negative word.

Words can build or crush: ideas, dreams, self-esteem, mood, belief, motivation, and so much more.

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Words have power.

That’s as true for the way we talk to ourselves as it is in the way we talk to others.

We can be our own worst critics and hold ourselves down with negative self-talk. Sometimes those negative messages were planted long ago and have been played over and over for years. We just keep it going.

It’s not too late to change the messages playing in your head, to build yourself up so you have the confidence to meet any challenge.

Choose your words carefully.

Be kind to yourself. Speak to yourself with love and encouragement.

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Words have power.

4 thoughts on “Words Have Power – Choose carefully

  • November 7, 2016 at 4:09 pm
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    So true. Had an experience this weekend and had a difficult time letting it go but in the end I let it go and moved on. FEEL so much better.

    • November 7, 2016 at 11:09 pm
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      So glad you let it go. It’s tough to do sometimes but there’s no going back. Thanks for sharing!

  • November 10, 2016 at 11:50 pm
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    We don’t realize how the words we tell ourselves hurt us just as much as those that other people say to us. It’s important to remember that the mind can’t tell the difference between what someone else says to you and what you tell yourself. I know we wouldn’t let most people talk to us the way we talk to ourselves; so if you won’t let someone else talk to you that way…don’t let you talk to you that way.

    • November 11, 2016 at 3:03 pm
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      Yes! I love it : ) “…if you won’t let someone else talk to you that way…don’t let you talk to you that way.” Visualizing how I’d react if some one else said the mean things I say to myself crystalizes your point for me. Thank you!

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