When I was little, I would negative self-talk so much, I worried the negative thoughts I carried would start to happen. My negative self-talk was always there, it seemed to follow me like a shadow.
Being too young to understand, what I didn’t realise, was that when we grow up with negativity around us, negative self-talk becomes our daily dialogue. I remember our holidays, not being able to sleep for weeks beforehand, because I was sure the plane was going to crash, I remember thinking that if someone I knew had cancer, I would get it too.
It is important we find ways to talk ourselves out of negative self-talk. Our realities are very different to what we talk ourselves into, the universe is aware of our struggles and knows us. I went on holiday, the plane didn’t crash, and I didn’t get poorly either.
We are fearful, because we worry we have no control over those things. It is stressful and negative times that we talk ourselves into things. Any form of negativity will feed into our psyche that we cannot change, until we learn how to.