3-2-1: Your Inner Voice – Sunshine, Thunderstorms, and Rainbows.

3-2-1 Get Balanced Wednesday

by Dr. Donnie

“Encouraging you to continuously align your daily behaviors

with your priorities in life.”


3-2-1: Your Inner Voice – Sunshine, Thunderstorms, and Rainbows.

read on DONNIEHUTCHINSON.COM | July 13, 2022

3 Ideas, 2 Quotes, and 1 Question to help you reflect on your work-life wellness and balance habits this week.

3 Ideas from Me

“Our inner voice, that chatter that goes on in our mind consists of positive and negative thoughts…aka Sunshine and thunderstorms.

Positive thoughts include words of affirmation such as, I’m creative, I’m capable, I’m successful, I’m confident, I’m getting better each day, I’m blessed, I’m a good spouse, I’m a good parent; while negative thoughts are: I can’t, I’m not good enough, I’ll never get a break…you get the point.”


“Managing your inner chatter is about building peace in your mind. A scripture writing states, Today the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad. Being glad is all about having a peaceful mind. He doesn’t say, let’s think about how the day could go wrong and worry about it.

If you find yourself in the midst of a thunderstorm of negative thoughts, mindfully speak to yourself a few blessings of gratitude such as, I’m grateful for my family and friends, I’m grateful I get to work, I’m grateful for this sunny day; once you do, you will begin to see the rainbow through the storm.”


“Our thoughts manifest into our reality. We become what we think. If you want more positive thoughts, then practice multiple times per day speaking thoughts of affirmation and gratitude to your inner voice.

“We hold the power to manage our thoughts by unleashing words of affirmation and gratitude. This process becomes easier through repetition as we strengthen our thought control muscles.”

2 Quotes from Others

“If you think you can or if you think you can’t, you’re right.”

– Henry Ford


“Positive thinking creates a good mood and a good mood creates more positive thinking. Choose to think positively and you will find yourself in a good mood more often than not.”

– Joel Osteen, Author, Pastor of Lakewood Church

1 Question for You

What would life look like if you kept your inner peace more often by building up your positive thinking and gratitude muscles?

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Until next week, may God bless you and your family.

– Dr. Donnie Hutchinson

Work-Life Balance Instructor, Keynote, and online course creator


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