What did you say? What words do you use when you talk about yourself, about others, about life in general? Do you choose words that excite you, encourage you, inspire and empower you? Or do you choose words filled with fear of the unknown that make you nervous, or fuel your frustration, and disempower you?
As a writer, I love words! I love to listen to how people use them. I love being aware of what words I use as it allows me to decide if I need to reframe my internal dialogue or if I’m talking in a manner that empowers me to live my highest self. We all want a life filled with love, health, peace, and abundance, yet we often choose words that conflict with our desire. We want love, yet we choose to talk about relationships in our life that don’t work whether it’s personal or professional relationships. We want health, yet we choose to talk about ravaging diseases and fighting (fill in the blank) disease. We want peace, yet we choose to talk about the horrors of conflict and war. We want prosperity, yet we choose to talk about the failing economy, job loss, etc.
When you speak of love, fill yourself with words that encourage you to live your life through love. Speak of kindness, compassion, service, joy, passion, trust, and words that allow you to feel love. When you speak of health, fill yourself with words and phrases that make you feel healthy. When you speak of peace, choose stories of people and movements who are making changes in the world through peaceful actions of support, love, understanding, and positive action. When you speak of prosperity, speak of all the things you do have in your life. What you think, what you speak, and what you feel, expands, so choose words that feed your soul and allow you to live your highest self.
Affirmation: I choose words that inspire and empower me and others.
“When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain” ~ Shakespeare
“Words are the voice of the heart.” ~ Confucius
“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning.” ~ Maya Angelou
“A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles.” ~ Chinese Proverbs
Word Play ~ Jason Mraz
Words ~ Bee Gees
More Than Words ~ Extreme
You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth ~ Meatloaf
For the next week I invite you to play with words by:
Being aware of your words as through awareness is where change can take place. Listen to see if you are using words of inspiration or empowerment or possibly words of fear and limits.
Scrambling your words up and using the ones that make you feel good such as love, happy, fun, laughter, peace, healthy, and prosperity.
Writing down words that empower and inspire you. Then post them on your bathroom mirror to empower you to start your day off right. Or post them on the inside of your front door as a reminder to live by those words as you leave for the day
Choosing to reframe contrasting experiences with positive words, such as rather than not liking the weather, focus your attention on what that weather brings to the world – I am grateful that the rain nourishes the earth, rather than I hate rainy days.
Mostly, my wish for you is days filled with words that allow you to soar. Words that bring a smile to your face. Words that inspire and empower you to live your highest self. Words that show your inner being which is a person filled with love, laughter, health, compassion, abundance, kindness, and pure joy.
Until next time, choose words that reflect how you want your world to be, and I promise you, it will become that!
Keep living big, loving big, and laughing along the journey.
Looking for a way to stay focused on Living Life Fulfilled? Make sure to surround yourself with people who lift you up, inspire you, support you, and simply love to laugh and have fun.