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Listen to TRUTH! Not the Lies you Tell Yourself.

When I lost Nick, my brain tried to tell me all sorts of BIG, FAT STINKIN lies!! ๐Ÿ˜ก

- That I did not DESERVE to keep living after my better half died. ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿผ

- That I would never find ANY VERSION of happiness again. ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿผ

ANNNNNND....

- That I now had a "free pass" to live up to LESS than my potential because people would totally understand. >>> I mean LOOK at what happened to me! ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿผ #imdone #iaintdoinit

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Here's the thing about our minds, though: Our brains play DIRTY tricks on us!!! ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿผ

But, we can play BACK!! ๐Ÿ˜ˆ

The TRICK we can pull is this. RECOGNIZING that we DO NOT have to take our THOUGHTS at face value. We don't have to believe everything our mind throws at us. ๐Ÿค—

Find a way to take a step back from what you are thinking. #stepback

Look at it from a distance you might just be able to recognize the UTTER LACK OF TRUTH in so many of your (especially negative) thoughts. #getupoffmebro

So many of the thoughts like these are FEAR BASED. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ i.e. NOT TRUE!! ๐Ÿšซ

- Ask a trusted friend to help you. ๐Ÿ‘ฑ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ

- Get a counselor. ๐Ÿค“

- Join an incredible group of people that have your back every dang day (like one of my online accountability groups). ๐Ÿ˜

And start REALLY putting those thoughts under the microscope! ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

Fight the urge to listen to yourSELF & your skewed perception. & instead, listen to TRUTH!! โœจ๐Ÿ’•โœจ

It CAN set you free. And if you don't believe me. Just look at my life. I'm a living example of the fact that so many of my thoughts were DEAD. WRONG. ๐Ÿ˜˜

#MadeforBrave #21DaystoFitwithAlyssa

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