When’s the last time you looked in the mirror and gave yourself a compliment? If you spoke to others the way you talk to yourself you probably wouldn’t have any friends.
Studies have shown that our self-talk affects our self-esteem, happiness and overall well-being. A well-known scientist Masaru Emoto found that our thoughts and feelings affect our physical reality. Dr. Emoto froze water and looked at it under a microscope after speaking to it. When he used words like ‘thank you’ the water formed a beautiful crystal. When he spoke the words ‘you disgust me’ it formed an ugly crystal. Since our bodies are largely made up of water it’s clear we are also being affected by our self-talk.
If it’s been a while since you’ve said something nice to yourself here are four ways to get back on track;