Mental fake news
We’re wising up to social media fake news. What about mental fake news?
Mental fake news like “I’m not good with numbers”; “I’m an introvert, so cannot be assertive in meetings,” can – like social media fake news – gain traction, impact our reputations and image, and become our false reality.
Formed in the mind by imprint experiences, we unconsciously find evidence to validate these limiting beliefs. “See! I couldn’t speak up in the meeting today…”.
It’s not so much the content of the experience that shapes us, but the impression or belief built from the experience, according to the book ‘Beliefs: Pathways to Health & Well-being.’ Beliefs influence every aspect of your life. Fortunately, it’s possible to re-imprint your experiences, the authors say.
In coaching, we help clients to re-imprint experiences by asking:
Ø What’s the story you are carrying with you?
Ø What’s the benefit of carrying this belief?
Ø Is it true?
Ø What’s the new belief that would support you in achieving your goal?
“WHETHER YOU THINK YOU CAN, OR YOU THINK YOU CAN’T. YOU’RE RIGHT.” Henry Ford
Where Corporate meets Wellness is consciously addressing your mental fake news and unpacking limiting beliefs, so you can be who you deserve and have the right to be.
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