Author and speaker , Yehuda Berg, stated , ” Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We an choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.” Words are powerful. They can be used to build up others or destroy. When I mention words I am referring to both the words that we say to others as well as the ones that we repeatedly, perhaps, subconsciously, say to ourselves.
It is vital that we practice paying attention to our inner dialogue. Remember that we are creators , therefore, whatever we say or think about ourselves and others has to produce a result . Even if we consciously try to change our dialogue, we can still unconsciously sabotage ourselves. It is the subconscious words that we use to describe our world and our place in it that determine what or who shows up in our lives. It is also important to examine words that were told by those that we looked up to while growing. Those words can have a profound affect on both our self image and how we view others.
We are all connected. What affects you affects everyone around you and beyond. Bullies who hurt others verbally or physically often are hurting themselves. Look for the best in yourself. If there are areas within your character that you want to improve say to yourself that you are a work in progress rather than saying that you are terrible at something. Make both a decision and plan to improve in that area so that you can comfortably make that claim without reservation.
Empower yourself with words!!! You are unique!! You are wonderful!! You are beautiful!!! You are powerful!!! You have greatness in you!!! You are a queen!! You are a king!! Your children are future queens and kings designed to lead one day!! Make a daily if not moment by moment habit to speak words of power!!! It is impossible for you to fail!!! What others call failure, you call an opportunity to learn, practice and grow stronger!!!
Practice looking for the good in others and , once you find something, tell them. Again, you are looking for qualities that you genuinely admire. You cannot escape who you truly are nor how you feel about a thing. It will come out in your life experience in one way or the other. Remember that your words never come back empty. Look for opportunities to encourage others. You may be pointing out strengths and abilities that the individual might take for granted. They might not even be aware of how valuable their gift is to the people around them. When this act becomes a common practice, it will become natural for you to identify the good in yourself and others. Kind words go much farther than critical ones. In certain cases, they can change the course in someone’s life. When you build up others , you will benefit in way or the other. Practice finding the good in all circumstances and proclaiming it. Consider writing positive affirmations about yourself. Say them out loud each morning and before you fall asleep at night. Stay consistent with it and pay attention to how dramatically your entire outlook on life will change. Opportunities will appear that resonate with you on a personal level. Every area of your life can change for the better once you start paying attention to the words that you say to yourself and others. As mentioned earlier, we are connected.