What would happen to your stress level if you consistently thought about dealing with various challenges in terms of “climbing the ladder of success” rather than “struggling to keep my head above water”?
Would you feel different about taking a test if you talked about “sailing” through it rather than “flailing”?
Would your perception of time change if you talked about it “flying” rather than “crawling”?
You bet it would!
What metaphors do you use to describe the things you do every day? How do they make you feel?
What new metaphors could you use to be more effective and make life more enjoyable?