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Posts Tagged: negative self-talk

Self-Talk

Honestly, I sometimes feel like managing my self-talk is a fulltime job. Unless I keep constant vigil, I catch myself speaking untruths that lead to wasted time worrying or building a wall of self-defense. Why go there? My attitudes, perspectives, and even my relationships are so much healthier when I catch the lies and replace… [ read more ]

The Truth About Self-Talk

A friend and I planned to run an errand together recently. She’d climbed into the car and buckled her seatbelt when she suddenly blurted, “I’m so stupid—I forgot my purse.”   I’m so stupid.   That phrase—three words of negative self-talk—came effortlessly. I suspect my friend has entertained them in her thoughts more often than… [ read more ]