William James wrote a very interesting and relevant quote:
“Most unhappiness is caused because people listen to themselves… instead of talking to themselves”
Most people indeed listen to their inner voice and they take it as undeniable gospel.
As if just because your mind is telling you something, then it must be the absolute truth.
But that’s not the case.
Our inner voice can be quite tricky. It was generated slowly over the course of your life and the accumulation of your experiences, but it’s not indisputable.
It’s not always right.
In fact, in many cases it’s downright harming you.
Because you may have incorporated many of the voices that harmed you over the years. Maybe the way your parents scolded you, or a certain teacher, or many other “voices” that weren’t positive or beneficial for you.
What William James tells you is that the inner voice is not indisputable truth, but instead is something for you to talk back. To reflect on and discuss.
Not gospel to hear and accept, but instead, a discussion and something to be changed when needed.
Particularly if it’s negative for you and bringing you down. Remember that it’s inside your mind and you have full control over it.
You just need to become conscious of it and start to change it.
Last week we talked about the importance of the energy in changing certain behaviors. Today we talk about the mind and inner voice overall.
It’s about covering as much ground as possible and knowing yourself as much as possible, so that you gain control over all aspects of your life. Only by knowing your energy, your mind, your body, your emotions, your will, can you have a full control over your life.
And that’s what we do in Charisma School.
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