Are you in charge or is ‘monkey chatter’ your boss?

John thought his brain might explode. The black energy of his thoughts crowded his head space. He couldn’t think about anything except the meeting he had just been to- churning over what he should have, could have said to change what was happening. He felt he had failed; that he was useless. Anxiety and depression were becoming a part of his normal day.
monkey chatter
Monkey chatter is when you find yourself mulling over what you said or did over, and over again. Monkey chatter is negative. It looks for things you might have ‘done wrong’ and puts you down, telling you you’re not good enough. It overwhelms you. It becomes impossible to think and act clearly and with surety. Your life becomes very average.
Have you noticed your monkey? Who does it sound like? Does it boss you around? Does it make you fearful of carrying ideas or actions through? The good news is that you can take charge and tame your monkey.
This short quiz uses the metaphor of a Ninja using energy to transform the demon that is mind chatter. It will help you rate how prepared you are for a monkey chatter attack on your emotional and mental well-being.
Whatever your outcome, you will have thought about your demon monkey chatter and understand that there is a lot you can do to step up to transform it into line with your inner coach – always looking out for your best interest.
If you would like support in achieving the taming of your 'monkey chatter',  Circles of Self-Care Circles of Self-Care are a good place to come to for support with this.
Posted in Awareness, Breathing, Communication, Emotional Wellbeing, Healing, Mindfulness, Self Care, Self Confidence, Self Esteem, Self Worth, Shamanism, Symbolism, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *