If you talk yourself into a dark corner in an empty room or if you convince yourself that no one, and I mean no one will tell you, you are sabotaging yourself this article is for you. It’s sad; it’s getting old, and it just doesn’t work for you anymore. You can change the sabotaging words without changing the core you.
Self-Sabotage Words Empowering Words
Always Sometimes, Usually, Seldom
Never Usually, Sometimes, Seldom
Have to___. I will___. I won’t___. No interest. Chose.
If Only…… In the future__. If I (you) desire___.
Why didn’t/don’t I (you)___? In the future__. If you desire__.
You (I) should/shouldn’t* If you (I)__. When you(I)__.
I’m trying___. Try___. I intend to___. I will___.
I can’t I will___. I decided to___.
I won’t I’m interested___. My idea is___. I will.
But, No excuses. However, I (this)___.
Hope, Hopefully I will___. I intend to___. I decided to___.
Wish I will___. I intend to___. I decided to___.
Why me? After evaluating, I will___. It is what it IS.
That’s impossible. What I perceive I can conceive. Ask for help.
Life is difficult. Life is life. I will handle the vicissitudes.
God’s will. I have free-will. I am responsible. I will create.
God doesn’t give me more…. I create my reality. I will decide___.
I don’t know All truth and answers lie within—LOOK, LISTEN, TRUST
I’m tired. No excuses. I’ll evaluate and decide.
I’m worried, worrying No excuses. I will evaluate and decide.
Too busy No excuses. I will schedule it. NO thank you.
Not enough time No excuses. I will schedule it. NO, thank you.
Around-to-it. No excuses. I will. Or NO, thank you.
I’m afraid to___. No excuses. I will___. Or NO, thank you.
What if___. No drama/worry. Evaluate and decide.
Yes, but….. No excuses. I will___ No interest___.
What is my purpose? I create my reality. What reality/legacy do I desire?
Might I will__. I intend__. NO. No interest.
What is wrong w/you/me? I am concerned when you(I)__. I need to change___.
Waiting for___. Everything is in perpetual motion. It will appear.
Not good enough Who is my judge/jury? I am enough. Step into my empowerment.
I don’t know how___. Learn. No one ever knows everything.
Ya’ can’t have everything. Focus on your desires. Decide. Take action—
Work, Retire, then you die. I will decide, plan, act, and enjoy Life.
*It is interesting to note that Spirituality based languages do not use the word ‘should’–i.e. there are no ‘shoulds’ in the Universe Laws.