Sometimes we get pretty stuck in a spiral of negative self talk... we might think or say things like "I don't have any friends" or " I won't pass my exam". There's a magic word that you can use to start to challenge these thoughts.The word is:
Sometimes the way things are feels like the way things always will be. That's just not true though. We're constantly changing and growing, sometimes slowly, sometimes quickly and generally we grow in directions and ways we never really expected.
Adding "Yet" to the end of the sentence can sometimes help you remember there's always another way, another angle or another chance to make the most of things.
Try it next time you're feeling down and share it here.
I can't stay focused at work
I can't stay focused at work, yet!
Pretty easy right? It will help, promise.
This is a great strategy
I actually use this all the time in relation to fitness. Its hard to watch other people do exercises that you are not able to do, but I always remind myself that even if I can't do them yet, I might be able to in the future! Patience is key
awesome thread @Ben-RO
i also try this one- adding in right now
e.g i cant do this! to i cant do this right now. meaning i will get to it but i cant do it right this second and when i feel up to it i will
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