We learn through repetition. The voice we hear most often is our own, so what we say to ourselves is more important than we may realize.
What if we imagined in our favour, supported ourselves through our self-talk and stopped bullying ourselves? We need to be our own best cheerleader.
As P!NK says in her song “F**kin’ Perfect”:
You’re so mean when you talk/About yourself/You were wrong/Change the voices in your head/Make them like you instead
Lately, I’ve been researching and reading a lot, preparing to establish a consulting practice as a management consultant/coach specializing in building capacity for change and changing the common-heard refrain, “Oh no, what now?!?” to “Bring it on!”
While most material on being the best “you” is very informative and applicable, it can also get a bit dry. And the stuff written for grown-ups by grown-ups is hardly ever light and fun.
So here’s a little change of pace.
I’ve always been a big Dr Seuss fan, so I think the infographic below is awesome! Lots of great lessons, presented in an easy-to-relate-to format.
(BTW: my favourite Dr. Seuss when I was younger was… wait for it… “If I Ran the Zoo”. I know, big surprise! More on this to come…)