8 Tips to Gain Control Over Negative Self-Talk - Deepstash

8 Tips to Gain Control Over Negative Self-Talk

  1. Personify your inner critic. Give it a silly identity that’s outside of you so you can gain distance from it.
  2. Play with your thoughts like sing the self-critical thoughts or use humor and lightness by imagining a funny font.
  3. Remind yourself with a rubber band snap and silently say “STOP.” to come back to the present moment.
  4. End with an “and.” to focus on what other facts might also be true.
  5. Draft power statements.A power statement is a reminder that helps bring you back to your center.
  6. Keep a brag file of accomplishments on a daily or weekly basis.
  7. Create a playlist
  8. Give someone else a compliment

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