self-talk


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self-talk

a person's internal dialogue, which can be positive and motivational or negative and demotivating.

self-talk,

n in behavioral medicine, internal monologues that can have a positive or negative influence upon the individual.
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Self-talk has been defined as either overt or covert self-directed speech (e.
Together, these results suggest that third-person self-talk may constitute a relatively effortless form of self-control," the study says.
In fact, this very moment is the best time to make that resolve to reduce, if not totally eliminate, all the negative thinking and self-talk.
Gruver gives four mini-meditations to follow that include breathing exercises, positive self-talk, and visualization.
Self-talk is what goes on inside your head automatically.
Constructive cognition encompasses of self-talk and evaluation of beliefs and assumptions.
goal setting, self-talk, imagery, relaxation) are antecedents/predictors of athletes' intrinsic sources of sport enjoyment, whereas other mental skills (i.
Secondly, sleep on it: Sometimes situations can feel so uncomfortable, dissatisfying and surrounded by anxiety that we react impulsively, just to alleviate the internal turmoil and negative self-talk.
Another point that was made that hit home for me is the use of positive self-talk.
Davis adds new and exclusive content in a reader friendly format, using Biblical principles, engaging personal and real life experiences to illustrate and introduce practical steps to help the reader replace negative self-talk with positive thought patterns.
The Power Of Me" covers such issues and techniques as: Goal Setting; Visualization; How The Mind Works; The Power Of Choice; Treasure Mapping; Self-Talk and Affirmations; Believing in Yourself; Daring to Dream; and Dreaming Big.
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.