“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.” – Mahatma Gandhi
It’s easy to discount the things we say, as “just words.” The mistake starts in grade school when we’re taught that stick and stones break bones but words never hurt. Truth be told, words are not only reflections of the way we view the world, but studies show they also influence our emotions and actions.
Are you guilty of using words that sabotage your success? Check out these common phrases that invite negativity into our lives, and try to cut them out your vocabulary.