Is your Inner Motivational Speaker, like, nice to you? Because interior tone matters so very much.

Is your Inner Motivational Speaker, like, nice to you? Because interior tone matters so very much. from Danielle LaPorte

We all have a voice in our heads telling us what to do.

Pick a motivational ‘ism, (it doesn’t really matter which one):

Feel the fear and do it anyway. Decide to rise. Do what ordinary people fear. No pain, no gain. Find a way, not an excuse. Dream bigger.

Really, nothing wrong with any of those dictums. Philosophically, you could drill into each one and find some universal truth. Or, you could write these off as BS motivational hype. It’s a personal choice. Here’s the point:

Like all communication, it’s THE TONE that makes the difference. And the tone that you take withyourself is the most important.

Is your inner motivational voice shouting or whispering? Is it cheering you on, or talking down to you? Is it acting like it’s all supportive and shit when really, it’s just trying to scare you into getting something done so the world will get off your back? (Read: Your chronically disappointed mother; your successful sister [who’s really actually quite lovely, it’s just that you’re a bit envious]; your subtly judgmental so-called BFF…)

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