vs. Self Talk:
What's the Difference?
all forms of autosuggestion the same? Find the
form that suits your personality for best results with this guide...
comes in many forms...
Including the word itself,
which is sometimes
split into two words as auto suggestion, or hyphenated as
Here are my three favorites to
trick is to find a form that works with your
Are you an active person with a great imagination?
Then walking on a treadmill doing a visualization exercise would work
great for you.
Maybe you're a "reader" and love the written
Then reading your self suggestions would be your
choice – especially reading them out loud.
If you choose the right form, the power
of autosuggestion can be very effective.
According to Wikipedia, autosuggestion is a way
of training the subconscious mind to believe something
and there are several ways to accomplish this.
One way is through self talk...
talk is exactly what it says it is...
“self” talking to you from inside.
who is the “self” that's talking? There are many
“selves” inside each of us and there are different
And ways to change their beliefs.
In fact, I've
done a whole program about changing your self talk so you can change
those beliefs deep inside of you that are sabotaging you at every corner.
The program's called, "How to Change Your Beliefs" and well
worth your time spent working with it. More about the
You also want to gear those
beliefs to default
toward positive self
talk, rather than negative self talk...
what's in your "head" eventually comes out your mouth, so if you want
to have positive speech, you want to start with positive self talk.
do you do that?
Here are a
few quick suggestions:
Keep a “Thoughts
Learn to control your thoughts
aware of what you're thinking about.
Just notice if you have positive self talk or "not
so positive" self talk, but...
listening, do it without
judging or changing anything...
This lets your
talking and “give
itself away” not knowing it's being inspected. Let it droan
down your thoughts as you
“hear” them. Just
keep a note pad handy.
pattern of “auto” thoughts will become clear
thoughts that are so automatic that you don't notice them anymore...
are the ones that keep your present programming healthy and
Control Your Thoughts
the “brain train” dead in
is where you practice thought
If the thought isn't as
positive as you would like, reverse
the thought and consciously start forming new neural pathways for new
After you have
for awhile, you'll form new body chemistry to help your new way of
thinking. In fact, you'll become physically addicted
to the new thought patterns.
You'll have new
talk and your new “automatic” program in your head
will happen naturally. That's why it's called autosuggestion
(or auto-suggestion) because it's automatic!
matter what your learning
style is, you'll find more information on how to change your inner talk
to positive self talk here.
Most people are visual,
is a very effective form of autosuggestion...
Your brain gets to watch a movie to make its
And it gets so busy watching the movie
that all the other thoughts quiet down...
Sort of like putting a pacifier in a baby's
Your brain is busy.
It's worth noting that your
brain can only focus on one thought at a time.
but you say, "I'm great at multi-tasking!"
be able to "do" several things at once, but your brain is wired to take
one thing at a time. It's just one of those "little known
And, if you are constantly "waiting" for
that email, you're splitting your brain's attention and actually losing
And we can't afford to lose IQ points
these days, right?
What'd you say? I was
engages the emotional part of the brain and that's when you
get the real results.
You have something called "Emotional IQ" (short for
intelligence) which plays a large role in how you make decisions and
react to the world around you.
You can use this
emotional intelligence component when visualizing...
comes natural and...
Since most people feel
emotions and are visually
visualization is one of my favorite ways of programming in new
thoughts and suggestions. For more on that subject, click here.
path of positive thinking led me to become a
because I love how I feel when I do self hypnosis.
such a cool way to open the door to the subconscious mind...
It's like meditation, only with an agenda...
hypnosis increases the power of suggestion and helps you to
"autosuggest" anything you want to yourself.
also known as a hypnotic suggestion.
it's not fit for those with ADD or the inability to sit still and quiet
the mind for 20-30 minutes....
Or longer if you're like me. An hour will fly by
before I want to resurface...
Yet it felt like
just a few minutes.
works very well as a form of
autosuggestion for those who have the ability to sit and
quiet their minds.
For those who can't, subliminal cds also work well
and can be used during sleep.
In fact, doing
autosuggestion before bed or as you're going to sleep is one of the
best times to maximize daily
It is hard to be hypnotized?
Let me ask you something...
you ever missed your exit on the freeway because your mind was
You experienced highway hypnosis, which can also be
used as a form of autosuggestion.
What were you thinking about while you were
driving? Could your
mind have been in “computer programming” mode and
to think about that exit?
It's actually pretty easy to get hypnotized because
it's such a great state of relaxation...
And we all
need more relaxation techniques right?
what kind of personality
you have, there is a form of autosuggestion that will work for you.
key is to use its reprogramming power to change your inner talk to be
positive self talk.
self talk the same as autosuggestion?
me ask you something in return...
If you are unconsciously listening to your self
talk all day
and night, and your brain is absorbing these thoughts on a consistent
Forming new neural pathways and chemically
Are you practicing autosuggestion?
The point is to make the practice of autosuggestion
No matter what learning style suits
out this link for more...
talk can quickly be obtained by managing your negative
“brain trains” in a very simple and straightforward
way that becomes addictive...
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