What We Say Affects Our Day By Yvonne Chamberlain
This morning my husband and I discussed how we feel when we start our day in gratitudes. Then we compared that to how we have done it in the past – thinking negatively about the pile of stuff we had to do that day.
Our joy and energy depended on how we talked to ourselves about our day!
We talked about how many times we used phrases such as “I have to…” “I’ve got to…” “I need to…” “I should…”— which means we are giving our choices and power to the LIST! We become a slave to the “shoulds” instead enjoying the freedom of the “coulds”.
How do you feel when you use these words?
“Today I’ve got to clean out the garage.” “I should lose weight.”
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