…….Before we get to how to improve your self-talk, let’s first discuss why the way you talk to yourself is so important in the first place.
While we’ve all got a conversation happening in our heads, it carries on so constantly that our minds have learned to ignore it for the most part. We might not be consciously aware of this internal voice, but it has a powerful influence on the way we view the world and how we decide to act.
You might think that berating yourself harshly helps you be motivated to do better — tough love and all that. But in fact, cognitively punching yourself in the face has precisely the opposite effect:…..
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