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Successful Entrepreneurs Stop Negative Self Talk
Do you know what the number one killer of dreams is? Negative self-talk. When we put ourselves down, it becomes challenging to reach our goals. Successful entrepreneurs have learned to silence those negative voices in their heads, and you can too! This article will discuss how successful entrepreneurs silence negative self-talk and limiting beliefs. We will also discuss the importance of having no regrets and how to achieve them.
How Secret Fears and Negative Talk Start Sabotaging The Efforts Of Building A Successful Business?
Have you ever started working on a project, only to have a little voice in your head criticize everything you do? That voice might say things like “you’re not good enough,” “this will never work,” or “you’re going to fail.” If so, you’re not alone. Negative head chatter is a common problem that can sabotage your efforts at building a successful business.
The root of the problem is often childhood trauma. Maybe you were raised in a household where criticism was common or you were told you were “stupid” or “worthless.” These messages can stay with us for years, affecting our self-esteem and leading us to believe negative things about ourselves. Adults may still secretly think these things on some level, and these thoughts can come out when trying to achieve something great.
Fear is the most powerful emotion that humans experience. It drives us to act in the face of danger and motivates us to achieve great things. However, fear can also be debilitating if it is allowed to take control, particularly when starting as an entrepreneur. The secret fears and negative self-talk accompanying this process can quickly sabotage the best-laid plans.
One of the most common fears that entrepreneurs face is the fear of failure. Another common fear is the fear of success which seems counterintuitive, driven by a deep-seated belief of not being worthy of success or that we will not be able to handle it. These fears can be crippling, and feeling overcome with effort and determination. It reveals itself in several ways, from procrastination and indecision to paralysis by analysis.
Negative self-talk is a destructive force that can prevent us from achieving our goals. Fears and insecurities often drive it, making it difficult to silence. However, it is essential to recognize negative self-talk for what it is and to learn how to quiet it. One of the well-known ways to do this is to reframe your thoughts. For example, if you are thinking, “I can’t do this,” try to replace it with, “I can do this.” It may be just a tiny change, but it can make the most significant difference in your mindset.
Another way to silence negative self-talk is to drown it out with positive affirmations. It is vital to find affirmations that resonate with you and to say them aloud, preferably in the mirror, daily. These can be anything from “I am capable” to “I am worthy.”
This is Not Reality
If you feel plagued by negative head chatter, it’s essential to recognize that these thoughts are not reality. They are simply the product of low self-esteem and past hurts. Once you acknowledge that, you can start countering negativity with positive affirmations and self-talk. Remind yourself that you are capable, competent, and deserving of success. Silence the inner critic and listen to the voices that will lead you to success.
First, you must recognize your negative head chatter, and the other problem with just countering positive affirmations is that you must honestly believe them. Freedom from the negative head talk is often easier to realize with assistance.
I work with clients one-on-one in a program where I help them identify all those hidden sabotaging behaviours, so they can confidently move forward towards their goals. Contact me today if you are looking for a professional to help you with this. If you’re interested in learning more about this process, click here to schedule a call with Karyn.
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About the Author
Name: Karyn Del Mol
Professional Title: Founder of GoodnessMealAlternative
Bio: Karyn is a qualified CPA Accountant with an extensive corporate career and many therapeutic qualifications. As an Empowerment Coach, Karyn founded GoodnessMeAlternative, finding her passion for empowering women to overcome the secret fears and beliefs that hold them back from finding balance in life and feeling peace in their hearts and minds.
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