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Our inner voice is a very powerful thing. It drives our mood and feelings, and it can determine whether we will be successful in our health and fitness journey.
I'd like you to take a few minutes to do an inner voice audit. Answer the following questions (you may want a pen and pad to write down a few notes):
Now take a few minutes to think about this. Would you use the same words to address someone you love?
I'm currently reading Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck, PhD. Yes, I actually read more than just health, fitness, and weight loss books. This best-selling book has been out for a while and has gotten a ton of praise in the business and education fields. That said, I think there are some very practical applications for someone on a health and fitness journey. I'll include a link to the book at the end of this post.
In the book, Dr. Dweck explains that mindset typically takes one of two natures:
Maybe you feel you have a little bit of both. Or maybe you think intelligence can be improved but we can't change who we inherently are deep inside. That's okay. Rather you're squarely in one or the other, or have some of both, you can move into a growth mindset, which in the end is the inner voice you need.
You can improve your inner voice with a few practices:
If isn't, now you know you can fix that.