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3. Stress reduction:

Instead of saying "I can't handle this pressure," try saying "Alex, you have dealt with similar challenges before. You can handle this too."

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This helps you understand how to navigate your thoughts, emotions, and behavior when they don't align to your values and true desires using third party words.

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