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Changing Our Internal Narrative

“Changing our internal narrative is as important as understanding the tools and tactics that are available to us.” — Seth Godin

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I love this quote by Seth Godin. It reminds me of the sayings that change begins within and that change begins with me.

I am ready for a change, and came to France to significantly shift my outer environment. Being in a decidedly foreign environment without the distractions of home is providing the means for me to get quiet enough to hear my inner voice. I have a clear sense of my skills, knowledge and abilities. Less clear are the places where I might hold myself back unwittingly.

Sitting at the beach, watching the blue of the Mediterranean, I am beginning to hear my internal narrative, the story I tell myself about who I am, what I can have, what I can do and what I can be. Once I have the story, I can make informed, conscious decisions.

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4 Responses to Changing Our Internal Narrative

  1. Sush says:

    So true , turning inwards allows the movie to be changed .”The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.”

    From Thich Nhat Hanh.

    • Kathleen says:

      Hi Sush.

      I LOVE the imagery evoked by “the movie to be changed.” It’s a great reminder that I have the power to change the script or the scenery. :o)

  2. Cheryl J. says:

    It is wonderful that you have created the space to create space Kathleen. I am using this retrograde time to center as well. Journaling is helping to tone down the internal cacophony I’ve been experiencing. I am wishing you peace, clarity and a keen ear…

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