Phrase of the Month – I’m Hanging in There

I’m back again this month with a new phrase. If you will recall, last year we were focused on adding wealth words to our vocabulary. This year, our focus is to get words out of our vocabulary that is bringing negativity into our lives. I have a treat for you this month. It’s the phrase “I’m hanging in there.” I hear so many people use this phrase. I think at one point, it may have been something cool to say in response to friends and family. We may have even picked up this phrase from our parents or other people we hear say it all the time. But when you really take a closer look at this phrase, it is rather frightening.

What do you think of when you hear the words “I’m hanging in there?” Probably something as strenuous as the boy included in the image for this blog post. Doesn’t he look like he’s having a hard time holding onto the ledge? I don’t know about you but when I hear someone say this, I get the impression that their life is completely falling apart. Remember words influence behavior.

So, if your favorite response to people asking “How are you doing?” is “I’m hanging in there,” it will probably start influencing your life to be full of unnecessary obstacles at every turn. Perhaps, you may get what you want but only after an uphill battle. Or maybe, you will always have financial, marital, or a host of other problems and you’re not quite sure why. Then, you will assume that you must be cursed and, in fact, you are putting the curse on yourself with the words you are using.

What To Say Instead

If you have a habit of saying “I’m hanging in there,” let’s change up your words this month. Instead of saying this, say “I’m great!” I know you may be wondering “Well, what if I don’t feel great?” But remember, it’s not about your current state. Remember the statement from “The Secret” – thoughts become things. You may not feel great. In fact, you may be sick or sad or depressed. But using the words, “I’m great!” will allow you to manifest feeling better. Imagine if you are already feeling bad and you say the words “I’m hanging in there.” This will only invite more drama into your life.

So, this year, we will focus on eliminating words and phrases like this out of our vocabulary and replacing them with better substitutes. For example, instead of saying the words “I’m hanging in there” and programming within ourselves even more depressing situations, let’s try to use the words “I’m great” to uplift our vibes and attract better outcomes.

Remember, words manifest things, so don’t go around manifesting being on the brink of disaster unintentionally. Instead, incorporate this new phrase into your vocabulary this month until it becomes a habit. Then, next month, I will have another phrase for us to work on to improve our well-being through words.

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