What's Your Mantra?

Consciously or unconsciously, we all talk to ourselves. Whenever you catch yourself self-talking, what is that you are saying? Is it something that lifts you up or brings you down?

In this episode of Self-Care Tuesdays, Gina, Kat, Krista explores the world of self-talk. As an important facet of self-care, the hosts tackle how self-talks affects what you’re doing, what you feel, and how your life is progressing.

Krista explains self-talk in terms of energies and vibrational frequencies. She shares how our words pulsate in our body and impact our being, as best demonstrated by Dr. Emoto’s Water Experiment. From a religious perspective, Kat shares her go-to words from the Bible whenever she’s having a hard time

The ladies further imparts the steps they take daily to cope with stress and maintain positive self-talk like morning check-ins, asking “What is it that I need right now?” having a cup of coffee, or just being with nature.

As Gina says, you are a reflection of your self-talk. It is not easy, it may feel heavy. But as you are born to love, especially yourself, you must commit to improving your self-talk, valuing your self-worth, and sustaining your self-love.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The definition of self-talk and its relevance in self-care.

  • The vibrational frequency of different emotions, the interaction of the different parts of the brain during the state of stress, and the science backing the benefits of positive self-talk.

  • Various Bible verses showing affirmations and self-love.

  • The importance of asking the right questions or practicing the 5 Second Rule as you start to feel or think negatively.

  • How the “Heal” documentary and “The Radical Remission” by Kelly Turner prove the power of emotional, mental, and spiritual strength.

Big Takeaways:

  • You are a reflection of the things you tell yourself.

  • You are born to love. You are taught to hate.

  • Your thoughts become your words, your words become your actions, your actions affect the universe.

  • Positive self-talk does not mean deflecting. You have to acknowledge the negative feelings and understand where they are coming from before deciding how to respond to them in a positive way.

  • Practicing affirmative self-talk requires daily practice. You have to be mindful constantly, catch yourself, and try again.

  • Setting your intentions in the morning can serve as your guideline throughout the day.

  • Self-talk goes hand-in-hand with self-love.

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