How To "Self Talk" Your Way To Success?
All human beings have a unique ability right from birth, the
ability to "think" and express his/her thoughts in the form
of "speech", "written words" etc..
There are some individuals who can not speak because of
the disabilities in the vocal mechanism of the body. But
there is no individual on this planet who can't think.
Thoughts are the primary source of any kind of expression.
Some thoughts are "reactions" to certain events in everyday
life. According to ancient Indian medicinal studies called
"Ayurveda", the quality of thoughts differs by the change
in the quality of food we eat.
That's the reason why in ancient India, Knights and his
armour were given food which would arouse them for fighting
against the enemies.
These thoughts which we think everyday, have a major impact
on our personalities and decides the actions we would take
There is a common saying that "You Are What You Think You Are"
and its true. If you change the way to think or talk to
yourself, you can immediately start becoming a new person.
However self-talk doesn't necessarily mean talking loud, it
includes your thoughts also, because as said above thoughts
are the primary source of any expression.
Now how to use self-talk for maximum results?
If you observe closely every human being is always talking to
himself. Even when you are reading these words, your mind
will immediately try to judge the trueness or usability of
the content outlined here. These springing back of thoughts
is what makes you what you are right now.
This is true with any situation good or bad for you. This
means that if you gain control over the reaction of your
mind during various events happening in everyday life, you
can easily "choose" the reactive thoughts, which would
paint a different picture of you.
But this requires good concentration abilities and may not
be a practical solution, though is possible.
That's why there are many more good techniques to carry out
and feed your mind with productive thoughts which work for
Some of these methods are, using index cards and pasting
them at places where they can be seen frequently, using
audio tapes or CD's with affirmative messages.
By using these techniques the process of feeding your mind
with positive affirmations becomes almost automatic. As you
live your everyday life with regular routine the affirmative
index cards keep on feeding you mind with messages written
on them, without even disturbing you or any extra efforts
from your part.
Audio tapes also have a very good response rate with those
have used them for self improvement.
The key to success with self talk is the words which you
use in the self talk. Writing a good self talk is an art
and can be mastered wit a little practice
Copyright 2005 Shrinivas Vaidya
About the Author
Are you dead serious for using self-talk as a self-help tool?
Then you must read "What To Say When You Talk To Yourself"
by Shad helmstetter.