Reframing: Change the Story, Change the Meaning, Change the Belief, Change the Behavior

Think of reframing as putting on a different pair of glasses. What would you see if you put on a pair of dark sunglasses when you are in a dark room? What happens when you remove them? When you switch your glasses, what you see changes.

Reframing does the same thing. It changes the story you tell yourself about what happens.

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Our words shape our reality. And they are based on the stories we tell ourselves about the world, ourselves, and others. This is why this tool is crucial for leaders and human beings overall: it’s a terrific way to shape the reality you want.

The behavior and the facts of the matter are the same; we simply alter our self-talk to make different meaning.