Positive Self-Talk: Benefits, Examples and Techniques

Your inner dialogue dramatically influences your self-esteem. Even the most minor negative thoughts can tear you down, which is why it’s helpful to learn what positive self-talk is and how to do it. What Is Positive Self-Talk? Compliments are nice, but they aren’t the same as a positive running dialogue in your head. Positive self-talk reclaims your power by narrating confident, supportive statements about yourself. It’s like being your own cheerleader but with the confidence of an all-knowing guide. Examples of Self-Talk What makes self-talk different from saying something nice about yourself? You could picture quick compliments like, “I look nice today,” or “I did a good job today,” but those comments depend on temporary circumstances. The technique behind positive self-talk is it’s any statement…

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