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Boost Your Business Success by Overcoming Negative Self-Talk

Picture this: it’s the middle of the day, you’re exhausted, and those annoying little voices start creeping in. “Go on, hit the fast food drive-thru,” they whisper. Or, “You have no idea what you’re doing with your business.” Sound familiar? We’ve all been there.

Those sly suggestions to binge-watch your favourite show instead of hitting the gym, and when a client gets testy, that voice goes full cheerleader mode, making you doubt yourself even more. But guess what? We’re not giving in anymore. Let’s flip the script and turn those negatives into positives with a touch of wit and wisdom.

1. Knowledge is Power

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Think of yourself as a business sleuth. Dive deep into your market research and get to know your target audience like the back of your hand. If other coaches are out there killing it, guess what? There’s room for you too! Competition is a neon sign saying, “Opportunity ahead!”

Make your practice the blockbuster hit that everyone’s talking about by highlighting what makes you unique. Embrace your quirks and let your personality shine through. Clients will be lining up for a taste of what you offer.

2. Channel Your Inner Health Guru

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Facing health or eating challenges? Time to don your detective hat and get some concrete answers. Book that doctor’s appointment and get a thorough check-up, including bloodwork. Knowing the facts about your health can be a game-changer. Use that knowledge as fuel to kick those bad habits to the kerb.

Keep your reason for getting healthy at the forefront of your mind—whether it’s living a long, vibrant life or simply feeling better each day. With your “why” firmly in place, passing by the fast-food joint will be a breeze.

3. Plan Like a Pro

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Benjamin Franklin was onto something when he said, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” So, grab your planner and set some goals. Break those big dreams into manageable action steps. This applies to your meals too—plan them out so you know exactly what to buy and what’s for dinner each night. Having a plan saves you time, money, and the temptation of takeaway. And if you slip up? No biggie. Learn from it, laugh it off, and get back on track.

Let me tell you about a time I worked for ten days straight, from the moment I woke up until I went to bed. I was a mess, a complete wreck. My productivity plummeted, and my self-doubt skyrocketed. It was a wake-up call that planning breaks and downtime is crucial for maintaining both sanity and success.

4. Take a Break (Seriously!)

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Your brain needs a breather! Step away from the screen, unplug from social media, and skip the doom-scrolling of news articles. Give yourself the space to think clearly and positively.

When you cut out the negative noise, you’ll find it’s easier to focus on what truly matters. Plus, a positive mood naturally reduces that pesky negative self-talk. So, go ahead—treat yourself to a break.

5. Prioritise Self-Care Like a Boss

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Stress is a sneaky thief, robbing you of peace and productivity. Combat it with a solid self-care routine. Whether it’s meditating, practising yoga, journaling, listening to a guided meditation, getting some exercise, or soaking in an Epsom salt bath—find what relaxes you and make it a priority.

Taking care of your mind and body sets you up for success. When you’re calm and centred, you’re better equipped to make confident decisions and silence that negative inner critic.

So, the next time that pesky voice starts up, you’ll be ready. Armed with these tips, you’ll transform negative self-talk into a springboard for positivity and success. Here’s to turning the volume down on doubt and cranking up the dial on confidence and joy. Let’s do this!

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Hi, I'm Tasha

I’m the creator Hello Self-made,
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