“Be mindful when it comes to your words. A string of some that don’t mean much to you may stick with someone else for a lifetime.”
Purpose Of Life!
..Ahhh ! The answer is controversial and debatable when we ask anyone about the purpose of life. Still, in one word we can say – Happiness – is the purpose of life. No one wants to be unhappy in his or her life despite all odds.
If you observe you will find that when you change something and that reduces pain to zero levels or a least possible level and simultaneously add pleasure to the highest possible level that is a route to your happiness. Is not it?
Also Read: About the Pain and Pleasure principles of life.
Usage of ‘Words’ and expressions play major role in pouring pleasure or kicking out pain.
Think – thousands of words you are using each day they can –
- Create something; destroy everything
- Can motivate; can de-motivate equally
- Can make a relationship; can break a relationship
- Can be a reason for frustration or fun
- Can make you happy or unhappy
- Can make wonders or war
The list is endless…
That is why the greatest monk Swami Vivekananda once said “Think of the power of words”
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What does ‘word’ do?
Fundamentally we all are aware that the human body is made up of multiple units known as ‘cell’. In a similar way sentence, we communicate or messages we share are made up of multiple ‘words’. Remember, ‘Words’ are the building block of what you communicate with your friends, relatives, colleagues or neighbors, or anyone else you come across throughout your day.
Be extremely choosy and selective while using words. If you wish to change your life and shape your destiny you need to consciously select your words.
Listen to the world’s greatest lectures delivered by eminent and successful leaders.
Check out the charismatic, powerful, influential, and empowering words selected and used by them to the target audience.
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Influence Of The Right ‘Words’ –
Words have tremendous sensational, biochemical, and emotional effects on us. Good words create happiness, enjoyment sometimes thought storming or maybe spine chilling and hair-raising feelings and a lot more experiences.
Have you listened, felt, and gave a thought about the world’s all-time best speeches?
Check out the political, diplomatic, or religious each sentence of the speech by Martin Luther Kind Jr. “I have a dream”, Theodore Roosevelt’s “Duties of American Citizenship”, John F Kennedy‘s “Inauguration Address’ or maybe Swami Vivekananda’s religious speech in Chicago. Each sentence is woven with deep, thoughtful, meaningful, and powerful words.
In sports or education the empowering, motivational, and inspirational words from the coaches, mentor, guru’s or teachers build up the resilient and abundant mindset. The right words at the right time accelerate your speed, make you agile, manages your emotion, and unlock your true potential.
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The same happens with parents. Words do matter. Right words from parents help children to manage the agony of defeat and encourages them to reach greater heights or to bounce back after every failure.
It does not matter how many times you fell! But, it does matter how many times you have picked yourself up when you fell. That will lead you towards your dream.
Messages to the parent are – by mastering and applying empowering words if you can prepare and prevent your children, you will never require to repair and repent your children in the time to come.
Remember once more – Words have tremendous power. It can create or destroy; it can make or break. Choice of words is your decision ..
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Robin Sharma one of the top leadership experts and writer says “ Words can inspire. And words can destroy. Choose yours well.”
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What Stops Us In Mastering ‘Right Words’?
English has lacs of words. The average person’s working vocabulary ranges between 2000 to 8000. But our habitual vocabulary is very limited. Our habitual vocabulary is the selection of words done by us regularly, automatically, and involuntarily. Your limited habitual vocabulary gets reflected every time in your writing and as well as in your speaking pattern.
Enriching your habitual vocabulary is a part of your action plan which we will discuss in our action plans.
The 13th-century Persian poet Rumi said – “Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”
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How to Master Word Selection?
- Break The Habitual Pattern – If you and I continue doing the same pattern in anything we do, results won’t be different. We need to break the pattern of our old habitual vocabulary and prepare a new habitual vocabulary bank for us.
- Make A List Of 10 Empowering Words– While making your empowering vocabulary bank you may pick up few empowering words from your existing habitual vocabulary bank, but not all. Remove all the disempowering negative words right away from your regular habitual vocabulary.
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Remember – You need to “Kill the monster while it is little”
Examples – You may remove the words ‘ I hate’ with ‘I do not prefer’; ‘worried’ / ‘tensed’ with ‘concerned’. Sound interesting! Right! Yeah!!….
‘Good morning’ is an empowering word itself. If you have the same in your habitual vocabulary, you may keep it. These two words ( Good and Morning ) together create inspirational, enthusiastic, empowering, and fresh sensational feelings to the speaker as well to the listener.
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- Link Pain and Pleasure Feelings –
When you use new empowering words always attach pleasurable sensational feelings to your behavior. You will feel energized, motivated and negativity won’t exist anymore. On the contrary have a feel of painful sensation on using disempowering and weakening words. How those words push you back! How you lag behind others! How you lose respect in the eyes of others! Realize that painful sensational feeling.
- And finally, Train Your Brain –
Taking a decision followed by the above-suggested actions consistently over some time is ‘how you train your brain’. Michael Merzenich, a neuroscientist at, the University of California, San Francisco in his wonderful speech said that “our brains are indeed PLASTIC, they can grow, develop and change itself with proper nourishment, training, and exercise.”
Read more on how to train your brain so that you can start mastering only empowering words in your life.
Concluding Remarks –
The selection, influence, impact, and power of ‘words’ are unimaginable in our life. Thoughts are the cause and words are the effects. Words we use are the major force to shape our destiny. Be flexible. Change your approach. Restructure your habitual vocabulary bank, add empowering words, remove discouraging and negative words.
“Throughout human history, our greatest leaders and thinkers have used the power of words to transform our emotions, to enlist us in their causes, and to shape the course of destiny. Words can not only create emotions, they create actions. And from our actions flow the results of our lives.” Tony Robbins