It is crucial to be aware of our language......both within our own thoughts and that which we speak to others. Are your words affirming or self defeating? For most people, the running dialogue in our heads is critically oriented. We may have learned this from our parents, teachers, siblings, or friend. Therefore, it becomes part of our conditioning and is in the wiring of the neuropathways patterns of the brain. The good news is that this kind of self talk can be changed. It is helpful to be compassionate with ourselves as we realize the extent of negative thinking or word that we use.
During a breakup or divorce these inner critical voices can become even louder as if feel may feel rejected, abandoned or that our self esteem is eroding. This is natural and often goes with the territory or a breakup or divorce.There are many tools and strategies for creating internal shifts to confidence building language
.Empowerment coaching tip #1 application: This week, become more aware of your language. This is for gathering information for yourself. Be careful not to judge the critical voice. Just observe. Awareness is the beginning of creating a shift. Cheryl Lazarus is a breakups and divorce coaching specializing in empowering people through the process...from breakup or divorce to recovery and renewal. www.easiertransitions.com