Ancient scriptures tell us that life and death are in the power of the tongue.
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Some of us are in the habit of using the same negative words over and over again out of habit. The problem is that the more we hear, read, or speak a word or phrase, the more power it has over us. This is because the brain uses repetition to learn, searching for patterns and consistency as a way to make sense of the world around us. Only after being burned a few times can we understand that fire is always hot.
You may not remember the exact end date of the Civil War, but odds are you still know what 8 x 9 is because you had to repeat your multiplication tables over and over again, drilling it into your consciousness. Repetition is the most powerful tool to imprint something into our minds and keep it there. This is of particular concern when we consider a phenomenon called the Illusion of Truth Effect. Amazingly, it makes no difference whether the information is true or false.
Research from the University of California at Santa Barbara clearly shows that a weak message repeated twice becomes more valid than a strong message heard only once. Even one repetition has the power to change our minds.
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The same goes for pictures, which are just thoughts and ideas concentrated into an image. Everyone is doing the best they can at any moment in time with the consciousness they have to work with, including you. Instead of saying something like you had a good time at a concert, ramp up the positive energy by saying great, terrific, or fantastic, instead.
These feel much better and generate a bigger energetic response in the body. Negative energy has a way of dragging everything surrounding it in, like a big black hole. Avoid it when you can. Put affirmations on sticky notes around your home and office that say wonderful things about you, your family, or your goals.
Wear clothes that have positive messages or phrases on them. As you keep doing these things, you use the power of repetition in a highly effective way for your benefit. You have the power to change your world, and using words consciously is one of the quickest ways to shift the energy you bring into your life. For more inspirational insights from Dr. Sadeghi, please visit Behive of Healing to sign up for his monthly newsletter, or to purchase his annual health and wellbeing journal, MegaZEN. For daily messages of encouragement and humor, follow him on Twitter.
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The Power of Gratitude In another experiment, Emoto tested the power of spoken words. My world is one interwoven web of words, stringing limb to limb, bone to sinew, thoughts and images all together.
I am a being comprised of letters, a character created by sentences, a figment of imagination formed through fiction. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts. Cooper, Operation Einstein. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move, they pierce your skin, enter your blood, numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic.
You just scream. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
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50 Inspirational Quotes On The Power Of Words
Another sentence exists, another series of words, that could heal you. If you're lucky you will get the second, but you can be certain of getting the first. Some people are slow to take offense, which may make you misjudge the thickness of their skin, and fail to worry about insulting them. But should you offend their honor and their pride, they will overwhelm you with a violence that seems sudden and extreme given their slowness to anger.
If you want to turn people down, it is best to do so politely and respectfully, even if you feel their request is impudent or their offer ridiculous.