Banned Words in My House
When my daughter first learned to speak, I started telling her that there are some words that we don’t use in our house.
And they are not the words you would think, though those are also banned.
They are words that limit. Words that destroy dreams.
There is very little that you “can’t” do. There are things you won’t do. There are also things you choose not to do.
“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford
Be someone full of love and compassion. Most “hate” is due to lack of understanding or perspective. Abraham Lincoln once said, “I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.”
“I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.” -Abraham Lincoln
Not too long ago, I was watching a high school tennis match. “I suck!” exclaimed this tennis player after each miss. How does that help? Instead, it reinforced negative thoughts. Guess what? What you say defines your future.
You don’t lose. You’re not a loser. Focus on the good plays and what you did well. It will empower you and ready you for future competitions.