The Importance of Vocabulary Modest Money12 Comments

The following is a guest post about the importance of vocabulary. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Imagine one day you talk with a friend who says, “I think I’m going to be successful.” The following day you talk with another friend who says, “I know I’m going to be successful.” Reflecting on these conversations, who are you more inclined to believe will be successful? Your first friend used the word “think”, which is defined as “to consider something as possible”. Your second friend used the word “know”, which is defined as “to understand as fact or truth”. Which is more certain?

Law of Attraction followers believe everything, including words, has energy. The words we use send out vibrations and, because like attracts like, corresponding circumstances and people come into our lives.

An alternative theory is that our words set in motion a self-fulfilling prophecy. If I say, “I am going to fail the test”, my actions or lack thereof may result in me failing the test. If I say, “I am going to ace the test”, my actions may result in me acing the test.

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