5 easy little ways to become your own cheerleader and overcome life’s challenges

5 easy little ways to become your own cheerleader and overcome life's challenges

As human beings, we have two different ways of talking to ourselves. The first includes being critical, critical, and concerned.

The second way we talk to ourselves is to recognize and give credit to the good ideas, behaviors, and positive influences we create each day, while realizing the beauty and grandeur of everything around us.

The main theme is to think about kindness to yourself and others.

We all know how rude and painful it is. Kindness has a positive effect on everyone.

If you fall into the first category of thinking, you can become your best cheerleader as you turn those negative thoughts into a positive way of looking at yourself and the world.

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5 techniques to help you become your own best cheerleader

5 techniques to help you become your own best cheerleader

1. Say ‘stop’ to any negative thoughts or behaviors. 

When stopping thoughts, give yourself credit for changing the direction of those thoughts. You can replace negative thinking with a goal, gratitude, a pleasant memory, or just be mindful of where you are in the moment. See the article : Former cheerleader: ‘The NFL doesn’t value its women’. Look around in a state of gratitude.

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2. Give yourself the credit you deserve.

Acknowledge any positive events, experiences, or interactions that you experience every day. On the same subject : Bring It On: Cheer or Die teaser puts a slasher spin on the classic cheerleading franchise.

This could be with your partner, your kids, or just a mental check-in with yourself. You can give yourself credit immediately after a good experience or pleasant encounter.

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If I’m walking and I stumble but avoid falling on my face, I make sure to say, “Good job, Janet,” and that cheers me up.

3. Keep a gratitude list.

Challenge yourself to start with 100 experiences, memories, aspects of your life and things you like, including parts of your personality that you appreciate. Read also : TV Movie Guide: September 7 – 13 | Movie news. Add to this list frequently.

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4. Recognize and express positive feelings or appreciation to others, even strangers.

Compliment others whenever you can and find things to say to others that are positive and encouraging. By expressing appreciation to others, the feelings and thoughts inside our minds improve.

Intent on seeing the good in others and in the world, you are energetically becoming a global cheerleader.

5. Recognize the positive qualities you see in yourself.

Make a list that you can say out loud or in your mind. Here is a partial list to choose from: I am strong, I am healthy, I am determined, I am smart, I am funny, I am resilient, I am loyal, I am attractive, I am adaptable, I am cheerful, I am fun, I am considerate, I am abundant, I am energetic, and so on.

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Practice saying any of these things about yourself whenever the opportunity arises: while walking, while driving while showering, or even with a therapist or a good friend.

It’s fun to become your own cheerleader, and as your self-talk improves, your life experiences and relationships improve. This could be a good step in healing our world!

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Janet Lee Whitney, MA, LMFT has been a licensed psychotherapist since 1982. She is the author of the book and program entitled Facing Your Fears and Following Your Dreams.

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Does the cheerleader effect work with guys?

This effect occurs with male, female, and mixed gender groups, and small and large groups. The effect occurs to the same extent with groups of four and 16 people.

Do girls look more attractive in a group? Research shows that women look more attractive when they are in a group than when they are alone. It could be because when people look at a group, their brains average the faces they see.

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