3 Ways Positive Language Can Help You

Learn to speak with intention. Using positive language is something I’ve learnt to do over the past year, it’s easily said than done, believe you me!

When we talk about ourselves we often set ourselves up for failure (or make failure an option) before we even begin. I don’t know if it’s the fact that we regularly downplay ourselves because perhaps it’s not socially accepted to talk positively about yourself. I don’t know about you but personally if someone compliments me I instantly feel the need to compliment something back, “your prettier” or “this old thing” just saying “thank you” doesn’t seem like an option!

3 Ways Positive Language Can Change Your Life

Positive Language

I’ve listed out three words or phrases that I challenge you to recognise and implement in your life. I truly believe in the power of the mind, positive thinking and positive language. If your always moaning and talking about how unfortunate you are then do you honestly expect for things to get better? If you don’t even believe in yourself then how on earth can you expect other people to?

I Can

I know what you’re thinking, it’s something you say everyday. I’m not talking about saying “I can pop the kettle on” etc, I’m talking about swapping it for words like “I might”, non committal words. Words that are used all of the time so you never have to fully commit to something. You can and you will! Using words like this honestly put you back in control.

3 Ways Positive Language Can Change Your Life

I love this little postcard, my friend got it for me when I decided to hand my notice in at work. As my best friend she saw first hand the decline of my personality and how that place was affecting me. I was taken aback when I told her about my decision and she was so happy, I didn’t realise how obvious it was to everyone else but me! I keep this on my mirror now to remind myself of why positive language is so important and how I can do whatever I want!

I Am

So many people add in a little “I’ll try” to sentences and I am by no means innocent. I’m doing a 30 day Yoga challenge at the moment and I don’t know how many times I’ve said I’m going to try and do Yoga tonight. By saying you’re going to try you’re already putting it out there that you might not. Be more intentional with what you say and use more positive language! If you want to do it and you are going to do it then say it!

3 Ways Positive Language Can Change Your Life

I Will

This is something I’ve really started to implement recently and I find it’s so great for positivity and truly believing in yourself. It’s not about if something happens it’s about when, its not about I wish, its about I will! Instead of looking up to people and thinking ‘I wish I lived like that‘ I think ‘I can’t wait till thats me!‘. Yes people probably think I’m slightly arrogant but really, thats their problem not mine!

3 Ways Positive Language Can Change Your Life

If you liked this post then have a look at my previous post on  Making Happiness a Habit and make sure you follow me on Bloglovin so you don’t miss the next instalment! I’m hoping to do a lot more posts like this!!

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13 Comments

  1. missgetaway
    26th January 2016 / 10:50 am

    Ah that is such a great post. I firmly believe that positive vibes attract positive lives. And by using positive language we can definitely change our life to the better <3

    Love, Kerstin
    http://www.missgetaway.com/

    • 26th January 2016 / 9:23 pm

      100% so glad you liked it lovely!!!

  2. MoreMindfulYou
    26th January 2016 / 10:52 am

    This was lovely and definitely something I am passionate about! I have a mindfulness post going up tomorrow I think you might like 🙂

    • 26th January 2016 / 9:23 pm

      Ooh I will definitely keep an eye out!

    • 26th January 2016 / 9:22 pm

      So true, I am so aware of how I speak now!

  3. 26th January 2016 / 7:06 pm

    Lovely post, great to read when you’re feeling down/unmotivated!

    • 26th January 2016 / 9:21 pm

      Glad you liked it lovely!!!

    • 26th January 2016 / 9:29 pm

      I hope this cheered you up and helped you out!!!

  4. 28th January 2016 / 5:39 pm

    Oh no lovely, I hope you’re ok! I completely know how you feel after loosing myself to my job I hated for almost a year and slipping into anxiety and depression. Meditation and Yoga really helped me!!! Chin up lovely xxx

  5. Samantha P
    30th January 2016 / 5:27 pm

    This is an interesting read and definitely will help those that are in a hard place, I think. 🙂

  6. 2nd February 2016 / 1:48 pm

    This is a great, interesting, helpful read. I believe, too, in the power of positive thinking and positive language. I will implement these little changes into my language! 😀 x http://www.aimeeraindropwrites.co.uk x

    • 6th February 2016 / 11:58 am

      So glad you like it and it’s helped you out!!

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