Words have different meanings for all of us and those different meanings have different emotions attached to them. These small, subtle differences can have a major impact on our whole health.
Check out the words below and truly identify your inner dialogs.
Evaluate deeply within yourself, what is fear? What does that feel like for you? Look at the words below and identify the words that most resonate with you.
alarm, apprehension, abhorrence, agitation, angst, anxiety, aversion, awe, bête noire, chickenheartedness, cold feet, cold sweat, concern, consternation, cowardice, creeps, despair, discomposure, dismay, disquietude, distress, doubt, dread, faintheartedness, foreboding, fright, funk, horror, jitters, misgiving, nightmare, panic, phobia, presentiment, qualm, recreancy, reverence, revulsion, scare, suspicion, terror, timidity, trembling, tremor, trepidation, unease, uneasiness, worry
Do you have anxiety every time you walk into work?
Do you worry about paying your bills?
Are you in a panic about going on stage?
Take the word from above and change it with one from below. It’s a great way to change your mental thinking.
Like this … “I am in a panic about giving a speech tonight.”
Change it to … “Tonight I am calm and composed about my speech.”
COMFORT- find other words and phrases that resonate with you. Replace the words from above with the words from this section. Strive to have these in your everyday living and thoughts.
calmness, coolness, expectation, familiarity, intimacy, steadiness, good feeling; ease, abundance, alleviation, amenity, assuagement, bed of roses, cheer, cheerfulness, complacency, contentment, convenience, coziness, creature comforts, enjoyment, exhilaration, facility, gratification, happiness, luxury, opulence, peacefulness, pleasure, plenty, poise, quiet, relaxation, relief, repose, rest, restfulness, satisfaction, snugness, succor, sufficiency, warmth, well-being, assurance, calmness, composure, contentment, ease, happiness, nonchalance, peace, tranquility
“I find pure enjoyment in life.”
“I am at peace with my thoughts.”
“I find pleasure in all I do.”