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Negative Self-Talk Impacts Your Mental and Physical Health

Negative self-talk refers to the habit of engaging in critical, self-defeating, and destructive thoughts about oneself. It can take various forms, such as negative self-judgments, self-criticism, and self-doubt. Negative self-talk can have a significant impact on our mental and physical health.

Mental health: Negative self-talk can lead to depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. When we constantly berate ourselves, we reinforce negative beliefs and emotions, which can spiral into a cycle of negativity that is hard to break. This can lead to a decrease in self-esteem and self-confidence, and may even cause feelings of hopelessness and despair.

Physical health: Negative self-talk can also have physical effects on our bodies. Chronic stress caused by negative self-talk can lead to physical symptoms such as headaches, muscle tension, and fatigue. Negative self-talk can weaken our immune system, making us more susceptible to illness.

Negative self-talk can be detrimental to both our mental and physical health. To combat negative self-talk, it is essential to recognize and challenge negative thoughts, practice self-compassion, and focus on positive self-talk. It is crucial to be kind to ourselves, and develop a positive self-image, which can lead to a happier, healthier life.

#positiveselftalk #negativeselftalk #mindset #MentalHealth #physicalhealth #MindBodyConnection

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The CAST Process for negative self-talk

If you struggle with negative self-talk and a mean inner critic then I hope this is helpful for you. I was listening to a podcast with Melissa Ambrosini where she shared her CAST process

C- character

A- awareness

S- shut the door

T- truth

Make sure you join my mental health and wellness facebook community to learn more about this process: facebook.com/groups/accordingtodes

#MentalHealth #negativeselftalk #positiveselftalk #positivemindset #Innercritic #mentalwellness #emotionalWellbeing

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Your mindset matters

Instead of thinking, “What if this doesn’t work out?” think, “What is this works out great!?”
#mindset #mindsetshift #wellness #positiveselftalk #Positivity #positivemindset


Using PMA Quotes to Combat Negative Thinking #pma #Quotable Quotes #negative Thoughts

I like JLH. I get his emailer every day in my 📥 inbox. He always puts at the bottom "May the world be kind to you & may you be kind to yourself", (pretty close). The quotes put me in the right frame of mind. Now, maybe if I could just remember them they could be a coping skill derived from conventional wisdom. #JonathanLockwoodHuie #Quotes #positiveselftalk

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Coach Yourself

Ending the stigma isn't just about how we talk to others but, how we talk to ourselves. It's hard when you feel like you are going against the grain of society. Doing what is right and best for you isn't always easy. You might question yourself. So, you may need to hear some good coaching from yourself.

What will you tell your selfie today?

#EndTheStigma #positiveselftalk #Depression #MultiplePersonalityDisorder #Anxiety #LymeDisease #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #MightyDads #Parenting #down #Suicide #mirror #PTSD #Trauma #Guilt #noshame #personalitydisorder

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Affirmations for Anxious Days #Anxiety #MentalHealth #affirmations #positiveselftalk #YouGotThis

You gotta remind yourself every day tho at you are worthy and challenge those negative thoughts about yourself so that your brain believes you one day...it IS hard work but you are WORTH IT! #Healing #growth #MentalHealth #CBT #YouGotThis

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