Limiting, destructive self-talk about a new endeavor

Post written by Orsolya Hernold


There is an area of ourselves that is usually hidden from everyone else but for us is very familiar, we are used to the words. Imagine you are about to start something new (as with me starting this blog) and listen. What is your self-talk about a new endeavor?

Mine looks like this:

Write down your self-talk about:


Now flip it around and make a positive, reassuring sentence.


Here is my list:


Self-talk is part of us. You have the capacity to change it if you want. Catch yourself when you hear the familiar words coming in the way of your development, and change them to your new words that support your pursuit. After writing down, try saying them out loud. Can you imagine to say them to somebody? Can you really say them to somebody?


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