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February Challenge!

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February is the month to start being better to yourself and GO PLACES! Join our 28-day challenge to retrain how you talk to yourself and gain confidence in your not-yet-perfected abilities. Each day we’ll give you a sentence to STOP SAYING for the rest of the month. By the end of the month, you could have a whole new mindset!

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Day Change: "I can't make this any better." To this: "I can always improve. Quit Now, February Challenge, Happiness, How To Gain Confidence, Keep Trying, Do Your Best, Talking To You, Getting Things Done, Sentences

The challenge is complete!

Day 28! Change: "I am who I am." To this: "I'm a work in progress." We hope you kicked the negative talk to the curb and feel empowered to make changes with a new look at life. Keep up the great work and leave the past month’s problem-sayings out of your vocabulary for good!

Day Change: "I'm used to this. If I change, it will make things harder at first." To this: "I only have one life to live and I will strive to make it the best it can be. February Challenge, How To Gain Confidence, Love You, My Love, One Life, Proud Of Me, Everyone Knows, You Tried, Talking To You

Everyone feels embarrassed sometimes. The people who love you won't judge you.

Day 27! Change: "Everyone will know I'm a failure if I don't make it. I don't want to be embarrassed." To this: "The people who love me will be proud of me for trying."

Day Change: "I'm jealous my friend can do it." To this: "I can learn from my friends and we can support each other. February Challenge, Im Jealous, How To Gain Confidence, My Friend, Friends, Talking To You, Of My Life, Sentences, I Can

It's never too late to be who you want to be.

Day 26! Change: "It's too late to do that. I'm not a kid anymore." To this: "I have the rest of my life ahead of me;. Plus, I'm older and wiser now."

Day Change: "I'm not going to start anything I know I'll fail." To this: "I'm not going to let my fear of failure keep me from living my life. What You Can Do, Let It Be, February Challenge, Just Start, I'm Afraid, How To Gain Confidence, Get Well, Talking To You, Sentences

You might surprise yourself at what you can do if you just start doing it

Day 25! Change: "I'm not going to start anything I know I'll fail." To this: "I'm not going to let my fear of failure keep me from living my life."

Day Change: "My abilities determine everything." To this: "My attitude determines everything. February Challenge, My Attitude, Make It Happen, How To Gain Confidence, Talking To You, Sentences, Everything, Challenges, Change

If you want it, you can MAKE it happen.

Day 24! Change: "My abilities determine everything." To this: "My attitude determines everything."

Day Change: "I'm used to this. If I change, it will make things harder at first." To this: "I only have one life to live and I will strive to make it the best it can be. February Challenge, How To Gain Confidence, Love You, My Love, One Life, Proud Of Me, Everyone Knows, You Tried, Talking To You

Amazing things can happen if you try doing something a different way.

Day 23! Change: "I'm used to this. If I change, it will make things harder at first." To this: "I only have one life to live and I will strive to make it the best it can be."

Day Change: "I'm not going to start anything I know I'll fail." To this: "I'm not going to let my fear of failure keep me from living my life. What You Can Do, Let It Be, February Challenge, Just Start, I'm Afraid, How To Gain Confidence, Get Well, Talking To You, Sentences

At the end of the day, you and your teammates all want something you can be proud of.

Day 22! Change: "I'm afraid to say no or disagree." To this: "If I tell someone how I really feel, maybe we can both get better."

Day Change: "This isn't the way it's usually done." To this: "If I try something new, I can work toward making things better than ever before. February Challenge, How To Gain Confidence, Try Something New, No Way, I Tried, Talking To You, Sentences, I Can, Challenges

If you keep doing it the same way, you'll keep getting the same results.

Day 21! Change: "This isn't the way it's usually done." To this: "If I try something new, I can work toward making things better than ever before."

Day Change: "It's too much work and I don't have time." To this: "If it's a priority, I can make time. February Challenge, Make Time, How To Make, I Dont Have Time, Make It Happen, How To Gain Confidence, Talking To You, Priorities, Sentences

If it really matters, you will find time to make it happen.

Day 20! Change: "It's too much work and I don't have time." To this: "If it's a priority, I can make time."

Day Change: "This is part of who I am. There is no way it will change." To this: "I am in control of my thoughts, feelings, and actions and can improve. February Challenge, Room To Grow, How To Gain Confidence, Still Have, No Way, Talking To You, Sentences, Challenges, Action

You can be proud of who you are and know that you still have room to grow as a person. It's never to

Day 19! Change: "This is part of who I am. There is no way it will change." To this: "I am in control of my thoughts, feelings, and actions and can improve."

Day Change: "I'm either good at it or I'm not." To this: "I can learn anything I want to. February Challenge, How To Gain Confidence, Talking To You, Sentences, I Can, Fails, Things I Want, Challenges, Change

Things might come easier to some, but no one is born with specialized skills. You can learn anything

Day 18! Change: "I'm either good at it or I'm not." To this: "I can learn anything I want to."

Day Change: “I’m too afraid.” To this: “I’m afraid but I’ll do it anyway to grow stronger. February Challenge, Do It Anyway, Learn A New Skill, How To Gain Confidence, I Give Up, Talking To You, Sentences, I Can, Effort

When you're about to call it quits, stop and thing about what CAN go right if you put a bit more tim

Day 17! Change: "I'm frustrated and give up." To this: "I'm frustrated, but I can do this in time."

Day Change: "When my friends succeed, I feel bad about myself." To this: "When my friends succeed, I feel inspired. February Challenge, My Friend, Friends, How To Gain Confidence, Talking To You, Sentences, Challenges, Success, Change

Be proud and supportive of your friends. Look at their successes as inspiration for your own.

Day 16! Change: "When my friends succeed, I feel bad about myself." To this: "When my friends succeed, I feel inspired."

Day Change: "I tried, and I still made a mistake." To this: "I tried, and this mistake helped me learn. Say You, You Can Do, February Challenge, Happiness, How To Gain Confidence, I Deserve, Making Mistakes, New Things To Learn, I Tried

As they say...you only live once! You owe it to yourself to make the most out of life by learning ev

Day 15! Change: "I don't need to learn new things." To this: "I deserve to keep growing and get the most out of life."

Day Change: "It makes me want to quit when people tell me I didn't do something good enough the first time." To this: "Knowing where to put more effort will help me improve. February Challenge, Be The Boss, Spa Services, How To Gain Confidence, Not Good Enough, Hospitals, Talking To You, Help Me, Sentences

Criticism can hurt, but knowing where you can improve will help you be even better than you original

Day 14! Change: "It makes me want to quit when people tell me I didn't do something good enough the first time." To this: "Knowing where to put more effort will help me improve."

Day Change: “I’m too afraid.” To this: “I’m afraid but I’ll do it anyway to grow stronger. February Challenge, Do It Anyway, Learn A New Skill, How To Gain Confidence, I Give Up, Talking To You, Sentences, I Can, Effort

Being afraid or nervous is normal, but making the choice to push past it can strengthen you.

Day 13! Change: “I’m too afraid.” To this: “I’m afraid but I’ll do it anyway to grow stronger.”