We can’t stop thoughts entering our mind but it’s what we do with our thoughts that matters. By listening to negative self-talk we can sabotage our success, health and relationships. It’s particularly damaging when our thoughts are not in line with reality and we buy into irrational feelings that don’t serve us. You need to know what’s real and when it’s all in your mind!
When my kids were young and I was working hard to get great results and financial rewards, there were many times that I felt guilty for not being at home more often. After several years of playing victim in my own mind, I asked my then 14 year old son, “Tell me what you felt when I was at work and what you missed out on?” I wanted to explore how I may have affected him and how I could repair any damage done. He looked at me, clearly puzzled and said, “What do you mean?” I pushed further, searching for his emotion, to find nothing. This was not his reality. The reality was he was ok and it was all in my mind.
As a mentor for many Leading Women I know the challenges working parents face. You want to be sure you are putting your energy and focus where it needs to be and at the right time. The last thing we need is to allow our negative self-talk to get in the way of creating our best health, relationships and wealth.
When it comes to living a fulfilled life – mindset matters!
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