All posts tagged selftalk

Self-talk for resilience for back to school/work/real life

The Japanese tell each other “gannbate kudasai.” It means do your best, keep it up, or hang in there. That is what I say to you my friend and to…

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Learn to stop beating yourself up in this interview

I really enjoyed my recent conversation with Jeffrey Shaw on Creative Warriors. We spoke about how to transform your self-talk, finding your own words of courage, and learning how to stop beating…

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Changing how you talk to yourself about your sensitivity

Once you know who you really are, you can change your inner story about yourself. That’s what happened when I discovered that I am a highly sensitive person (HSP). I…

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Self-talk to let your light shine

My friend rescued a little sausage dog that came from a puppy mill that also doubled as a meth lab. The combination just horrified me with its depravity and darkness.…

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Self-Talk for accepting change: the breakup Part 1

Many years ago, my boyfriend whom I loved very much, grabbed his bags and moved out of the country with very little forewarning. I was desolate and cried for weeks.…

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Self-talk for the dark days of a miscarriage

Miscarriages can be traumatic on so many levels: the grief, the shame, the fear, the physical and emotional pain, the feeling of being alone as misguided people tell you it…

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Self-talk to courageously bloom into the person you can be

This time of year is such a delight. The days get longer and there is more light. The flowers are blooming. It feels like a new beginning, like new things…

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The power in telling yourself you are done

    “I am done!”   I have felt power each time I have declared this to myself.   This kind of declaration often came from a dark place:  I was in…

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Self-talk can help you be more courageous as you navigate your life

This summer, I climbed a path made of uneven stones that leads to a hilltop that has been a site of spiritual devotion for thousands of years. A church has…

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I focus on own business and not yours in my self-talk

I watched the movie Mary Poppins recently with my daughter. We were both so charmed and amused. My mother told us that it had been her favourite movie as a…

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