You think thousands of thoughts every day. You talk to yourself more than anyone else. You are your most trusted advisor and confidant. Many of the conversations you have with yourself would never be shared with anyone else, because then you would be uncovering the ‘real’ you. The you that is filled with self-doubt, worry, sadness, guilt, pain, and disappointment.
But this is not the ‘real you’ at all. This is the you that constructed your ego and beliefs. These negative beliefs are constructed by you and accepted as truth by you. The sad thing is that nothing could be further from the truth.
Where did these false ideas about you come from? They usually came from others; parents, teachers, colleagues and friends. Maybe they planted the seed by saying something like “she’s fat” and you cultivated those comments to become your truth.
You allow your whole life to be dominated by some dark remarks made years ago. No one has the right or the power to dictate who you are. Only you know who you really are and what is in your heart.
When you were born, you entered this world without the burdens of your current negative belief system. You have entered this world as a beautiful bundle of joy filled with unlimited possibilities and possibilities.
I’m here to tell you that you haven’t changed. You still are and always will be a beautiful bundle of joy with unlimited possibilities and possibilities.
The only difference is what you pay your attention to. Let me ask you a question. If you have stopped any negative conversations you are currently having with yourself, such as;
- I am too fat
- Why would anyone want to love me?
- I’ll never be skinny
- I always fail
And the list goes on … How would you feel? Do you think you would feel emotionally lighter? Do you think you would feel happier? Do you think you would feel more confident?
How do you think your life would change if you took it a step further and changed your self-talk by only speaking positively about yourself? If you take the time and focus on what you like about yourself and focus only on that, your emotional state will become so positive that you can achieve anything.
Once you start looking for the positive things in you, you will be surprised to realize that your greatness has always been just below the surface. You have never been anything but that radiant bundle of joy that entered the world years ago. It’s easy to discover positive aspects of yourself by asking a few questions.
- What am I good at?
- Who benefited from being in the world?
- Who am I, what’s in my heart that only I know?
- What do I like about my body?
Your goal is to feel good now. How do you feel now? If you only observe what you feel positive about you, you will feel good, you will be happy. Decide how you want to feel here and now. Decide that you will always look for the good in yourself and appreciate that goodness.
So what does all this have to do with losing weight? Everything!!! Your emotional state is the control valve that determines what pulls you into your experience. How you talk to yourself creates your beliefs and programs your subconscious mind. So you have to ask yourself if you want your beliefs and subconscious programming to be based on false negative thinking. Or do you want your beliefs to be based on the truth that you are and always have been a perfect being?
Start loving and nurturing yourself today. Let the joy, playfulness, and enthusiasm that you naturally had as a child begin to flow into your daily experiences. Allow yourself to celebrate any success, no matter how small. Love and appreciate every opportunity you have. Do this every day and watch your weight begin to dissolve, just as your old negative beliefs about yourself begin to dissolve.