Using the C.A.R.E. Method
The way you talk to yourself directly affects the way you behave.
Perhaps you have a goal to be more kind, to make more money, to achieve a physical goal. Your inner voice can be used as a personal mind mentor if it is equipped with the right tools.
You can learn all those tools here at Mind Mentor Mindset.. by learning how to talk to yourself CAREfully…
C = Calm down – make sure your mind is in a calm state to engage in thoughtful discussion.
A = Aware, Acquire knowledge And Ask (What’s happening in this moment?)
R = Respond thoughtfully (Using your values, strengths, and empathy)
E = Evaluate, how did that go? (What could I do differently next time?)
Once you’ve taken CARE, you can then add additional tools to make it FULLY effective.
f = Find your Inner Friend (Techniques to befriend your inner voice.)
u = Understand those ANTs (Techniques to handle those Automatic Negative Thoughts)
l = Learn to be curious, all the time (Techniques to ask the right questions of your inner voice.)
l = Leverage change for your benefit (Techniques using the Change Cycle.)
y = You can do it! Develop self-efficacy in your thinking. (Techniques to build confidence and abilities to use your inner voice as a guiding Mind Mentor).