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Signs that you need to work on your self-talk

Published on Oct 13, 2023 06:00 AM IST
  • From overthinking to not knowing our strengths, here are a few signs that we need to work on our self-talk.
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The way we talk to ourselves is very important for our own mental and emotional health. Patterns of self-criticism often determine our sense of self and self-confidence. "Your self-talk is a constant companion, one that can have the voice of a supportive and loving friend or a harsh and belittling critic," wrote Therapist Klara Kernig. Here are a few signs that we need to work on our self-talk.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 13, 2023 06:00 AM IST

The way we talk to ourselves is very important for our own mental and emotional health. Patterns of self-criticism often determine our sense of self and self-confidence. "Your self-talk is a constant companion, one that can have the voice of a supportive and loving friend or a harsh and belittling critic," wrote Therapist Klara Kernig. Here are a few signs that we need to work on our self-talk.(Unsplash)

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When we start to base our reactions and emotions on assumptions, rather than facts – we should realise that we need to work on the way we speak to ourselves. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 13, 2023 06:00 AM IST

When we start to base our reactions and emotions on assumptions, rather than facts – we should realise that we need to work on the way we speak to ourselves. (Unsplash)

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We should not just focus on our flaws and mistakes when we determine our sense of self. We should have a holistic approach. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 13, 2023 06:00 AM IST

We should not just focus on our flaws and mistakes when we determine our sense of self. We should have a holistic approach. (Unsplash)

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We need to stop blaming ourselves for everything that goes wrong – some things are beyond our control, and we need to accept it. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 13, 2023 06:00 AM IST

We need to stop blaming ourselves for everything that goes wrong – some things are beyond our control, and we need to accept it. (Unsplash)

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We need to slowly get over the habit of overanalysing and overthinking things. This habit makes us go for worst-case scenarios and can harm us emotionally. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 13, 2023 06:00 AM IST

We need to slowly get over the habit of overanalysing and overthinking things. This habit makes us go for worst-case scenarios and can harm us emotionally. (Unsplash)

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We need to stop doubting ourselves. We need to invest in our abilities and know our strengths and be confident about them. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 13, 2023 06:00 AM IST

We need to stop doubting ourselves. We need to invest in our abilities and know our strengths and be confident about them. (Unsplash)

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