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What Choice Do You Have?

I know someone who has a lot of trouble making choices.  Every choice, from deciding what colour shirt to wear to choosing a career change, is a major undertaking. It’s painful to watch.

Sheena Iyengar studies how we make choices — and how we feel about the choices we make. At TEDGlobal, she talks about both trivial choices (Coke v. Pepsi) and profound ones, and shares her groundbreaking research that has uncovered some surprising attitudes about our decisions.

Your Internal Conversation

Do you ever listen to your self-talk?  That little voice inside your head that berates you or keeps gnawing at you – saying things like: “I can’t believe you just said that”, or “who do you think you are anyway?” Negative self-talk leads to a lowered self-worth.

“To feel unworthy is to suffer.”

In their article titled “How to Free Yourself from Your Personal Stories“, authors  and  show you an effective mindfulness practice for working with self-talk so that you don’t get so caught up in in yourself.

 

It is possible to change your self-talk and to take control of the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves.  It doesn’t happen instantly, you’ll need to work with it.  Contact us for help with conquering your inner thoughts and negative self-talk.

Fun Friday

By now, everyone has heard of Helen and Al, the 90-year-old grandparents who are so lovingly overprotective of their 18-year-old granddaughter.  Watch here (be forewarned this clip contains some explicit language  – – – from the grandparents!)