self-talk


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self-talk

n
1. (Psychology) the act or practice of talking to oneself, either aloud or silently and mentally: positive self-talk.
2. (Self-help) the act or practice of talking to oneself, either aloud or silently and mentally: positive self-talk.
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Does your self-talk empower you or is it a depleting influence in your life?
The more laps we take the more this kind of self-talk makes us feel we're incapable of handling what life throws our way.
Our struggles with stress, anxiety and even depression are often manifestations of our self-talk, but we no longer have to live out these beliefs that don't serve us.
Chapters discuss how to tell other kids about one's disability, ways to stay motivated and reach for one's personal goals, the value of staying positive (including use of positive self-talk and dealing with fears), becoming more independent, getting the most out of school, and more.
But if they can't control these feelings, negative self-talk can start, which can then affect their belief in themselves, use up vital energy, lose self-esteem and confidence.
When our self-talk dominates our attention, our mental energy is directed inward, thereby reducing our connection to the external world (i.
So their self-talk is one of the things you immediately have to deal with, and it's a big job to get out of that mindset.
Self-talk is usually the basis for action and positive self-talk can help to heal a damaged attitude or drained spirit.
95) teaches readers how to understand the real causes of inner conflict, self-doubt and negative self-talk that hold people back from playing a bigger game.
Instructional and motivational self-talk are uplifting because what we think influences our actions and emotions.
Here are five ways to alter your self-talk script and to use your inner voices to help make good on your goals, gain confidence, and perform better.
5) Several musicians felt that negative self-talk lead to further mistakes and problems: "Increasingly throughout, I was getting really annoyed with myself, and I think that led it to get worse in some places.