The Power of Words

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Have you ever thought about words as a means of perception of reality? Could they be a mirror of your emotions or a self-concept?

Words don’t just serve to express an opinion or an idea — their function is much broader than simple communication — they reflect our inner identity and have a substantial influence on our well-being today and in the distant future.

Negative and senseless words and phrases may harm our self-sufficiency. Our confidence partly derives from how we perceive (and could describe verbally) ourselves and partly from how we assume others perceive us. It might sound weird at first glance, but by broadening our vocabulary, enriching it with positive phrases and words, we can become more independent, self-consistent, and successful persons.

Enrich your vocabulary with meaningful, affirmative, motivating words and go ahead to your goal, but never forget that the power of word may create or destroy, it can uplift or ruin one's life. Its Majesty the Word, as an expression of thought turning into action, can solve seemingly unsolvable problems — humanitarian, political, ecological, or of any other sort. In light of this, let us try to keep away from the words of anger and abuse as they take us to conflicts and war, and stick with the words of kindness and compassion.

And Just Before You Go...

To make your life more fortunate and happy take into account these words of affirmation and motivation:

And as a special treat, here is one of my favorite quotations of Walt Disney: If you can dream it, you can do it.

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