“Life is difficult. It is a struggle and you must fight for what you want.”
“Life can be challenging but you have the ability to answer the call to rise.”
On the surface, it seems they are saying the same thing – one more forcefully, the other more gently. Depending on your personality, one may sit well with you whereas the other doesn’t resonate at all.
Words matter. They shape the way we see the world and how we subsequently choose to act in it. When we become more aware of the specific language we’re using, we reveal our deepest beliefs about the world and about ourselves.
What is it that you have been saying about how your life is unfolding? What subtle changes in your speech may give you a much-needed shift in perspective?
Tweet this: Words contour your experience.