Negative Self-Talk Research Paper
Personality: it’s all psychological
What one feeds their mind with will later govern their actions, and this is true with negative self-talk, the primary destroyer of self-confidence and the finisher of one’s faith. It not only robs a person of their dignity but it also prevents them from unleashing their full potential, from making the best use of their gifts, and from becoming the person they envision to be.
Why is negative self-talk destructive?
First, what is self-talk? It’s the set of words you say to yourself about yourself. It’s about how you feel or believe about yourself. It constantly goes into your mind every minute and hour of every single day. It somewhat becomes your guiding …show more content…
“Bad things always happen to me.”
Bad things happen to people because they see them as ‘bad things’, ‘misfortunes’ or else ‘failures’. They treat such events as defeat, as a shame or end of the road for them. They fail to realize these ‘bad things’ are just ‘hurdles’ or ‘challenges’ they need to overcome. People easily give into their defeatist nature. Don’t let bad things extinguish your fighting spirit, and bad things ain’t bad things unless you see them that way.
7. “I’m so …show more content…
In short, they have no faith and confidence in themselves. If you wouldn’t dare utter such words to a stranger or people you love, why use such words with yourself? Don’t let society dictate how you should look or feel or what you should do. Don’t wallow in self-pity and learn to stand up for yourself today. Focus on the things you do love about yourself.
8. “Life is unfair.”
And it will never be, so why fret over it? People get miserable over things they cannot control. Due to their bitterness, they find it difficult to move on. However, they can’t just focus on the bad things that happen as it will not make them feel any better. Life also has its good moments, so why focus on the difficult ones? Consider difficult moments as opportunities to learn and transform your life. You may not know it, but you could be doing better than you think.
9. “What will they think of me?” or “What will other people