You are what you think………..

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Penny for your thoughts…….

We all know the saying “you are what you eat”… (Not that most of us actually live by it) but we have all heard it. Well, there is a saying that I think we should probably pay even more attention to…”You are what you think”.

Our thoughts are constant; our inner voice is like a playlist on repeat. It is the voice that we will hear more than any other throughout our entire lives. Let me ask you this….would you want to spend time with someone that puts you down, or someone that second guesses your every move and doubts your every decision?

No of course you wouldn’t! Then why do so many of us allow our inner thoughts to treat us in such a negative way? We compare, we judge, we criticise and doubt ourselves constantly.  My challenge to you is to take ownership of your thoughts as of today. Start talking to yourself like a loving friend or family member.  Start backing yourself, supporting yourself, start being positive and above all be kind to yourself.  How can we even begin to think about being happy unless we start to own and positively control our own thoughts?

Be careful of your thoughts, for your thoughts become your words.

Be careful of your words, for your words become your actions.

Be careful of your actions, for your actions become your habits.

Be careful of your habits, for your habits become your character.

Be careful of your character, for your character becomes your destiny. — Chinese proverb, author unknown

Will you change the way your think today??


5 responses to “You are what you think………..

  1. Wonderful post, Michelle! Yes, we need to fill our heads with acceptance of the who we are. If we can’t accept ourselves then how can we expect others to accept us?

  2. Reblogged this on happyasapiginmud and commented:

    An oldie but a goodie to remind ourselves of…..

  3. Great post Michelle, I put this to the test recently fighting for life in hospital – telling my body it is amazing and I love it and it can get me through this…and I did. I do believe thoughts are powerful. Have you read the book “As a man Thinketh” by James Allen it was published in 1903. It is one of my faves x

    • Your are inspriing with your strength and you are a true fighter. Ive heard of that book but never read it – I will have to follow it up. Thank you for popping in and sharing. Take care xxx

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