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Steps to take when negative self-talk is triggered

Published on Aug 09, 2023 12:38 PM IST
  • From deep breathing to physical movement, here are a few tips to reduce the impact of negative self-talk.
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Often we do negative self-talk with ourselves which further degrades the sense of self-worth and self-confidence. "We often relate needing healthy boundaries because of how other people behave, and this is true to an extent, but we also need healthy boundaries around the way we speak to ourselves," wrote Life Coach Anna De Freitas as she shared a few tips on how to reduce the impact of negative self-talk on ourselves.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2023 12:38 PM IST

Often we do negative self-talk with ourselves which further degrades the sense of self-worth and self-confidence. "We often relate needing healthy boundaries because of how other people behave, and this is true to an extent, but we also need healthy boundaries around the way we speak to ourselves," wrote Life Coach Anna De Freitas as she shared a few tips on how to reduce the impact of negative self-talk on ourselves.(Unsplash)

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Deep breathing helps in taking a pause and getting aware of the kind of tone we should have with ourselves. This also helps in reducing the impact. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2023 12:38 PM IST

Deep breathing helps in taking a pause and getting aware of the kind of tone we should have with ourselves. This also helps in reducing the impact. (Unsplash)

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Practicing self-compassion and being easy on ourselves helps in connecting more with ourselves and making ourselves feel better. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2023 12:38 PM IST

Practicing self-compassion and being easy on ourselves helps in connecting more with ourselves and making ourselves feel better. (Unsplash)

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Movements can help the body and mind get a fresh perspective on things. Just doing random physical movements can also help. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2023 12:38 PM IST

Movements can help the body and mind get a fresh perspective on things. Just doing random physical movements can also help. (Unsplash)

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Sometimes just tapping the chest and letting ourselves know that we are safe helps in reducing the triggers. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2023 12:38 PM IST

Sometimes just tapping the chest and letting ourselves know that we are safe helps in reducing the triggers. (Unsplash)

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When we say the next statement to ourselves, we should say it with encouragement.  (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2023 12:38 PM IST

When we say the next statement to ourselves, we should say it with encouragement.  (Unsplash)

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