All posts tagged speaking to yourself with love

She said to me: I hate myself. I thought: ouch…

We say “I hate myself “without thinking much about it, but part of you takes it very seriously. That part of you wilts under the power of those mean words. I…

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It is possible: choose self-talk that gives you hope

I tell myself it’s possible all the time, about all kinds of things. Other people have managed, why not me! I have always wanted to travel, but our family didn’t travel.…

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Use your self-talk to face towards who you want to be

I ask myself all the time if I am facing the right way, heading in the direction of what I want to create, and who I want to become. When…

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Do you tell yourself that everything is wrong? I certainly have!

Do you sometimes tell yourself that EVERYTHING is going wrong? I certainly have! When I asked my good friend how she was, she said that EVERYTHING was going wrong. After…

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How do you speak to yourself when you are not winning?

How do you speak to yourself when you have made a mistake, when you are struggling, or when you are not “winning” – however you define the term? I was…

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Self-talk for finding the middle road in your life

I used to only have two ways of being: full speed ahead or full-stop. There wasn’t much of a middle road. Now I am very interested in the middle way…

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Thanksgiving self-talk and a free e-book for more kindness and love

In your self-talk you can remind yourself of all that you have to be grateful for, of all the small and big things for which you can offer thanks. Gratitude…

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Self-talk for self-respect: the break up part 2

As I recounted in my most recent blog, many years ago my boyfriend moved out of the country quite unexpectedly leaving me crestfallen. He left so quickly that he didn’t…

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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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Self-talk to get back at it after summer

After the slowness of summer, it was time to get back at it. Thing was – I had lost my momentum. I came back to my desk with some confusion.…

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