Go ahead talk to your self. It’s normal-and good for you. Talking to yourself isn’t just normal it’s good for your mental health. If you have the right conversation. One can argue that just thinking things through quietly, without speaking out load, it talking to ourselves.
We talk to yourself for many reasons. This often occurs when we’re experiencing a deepened emotion, such as anger, nervousness, extreme focus or excitement.
We could be doing something as mundane as turning left at the intersection during rush hour traffic or looking for your keys on a hectic morning. Or you could be preparing for a potentially pivotal event, such as a meeting with your boss, a presentation or a promising first date. At any given time, the urge to talk to yourself can happen. Here’s the thing: Giving In doesn’t make you weird or indicate that something is wrong.
If we Speak Out loud, it forces us to slow down our thoughts and process them differently because we engage the language centers in our brain.
Self- talk only becomes concerning if it’s the manifestation of a hallucination.
Self-talk is normal if we do it the right way. Self-talk is part of the development of language. It improves our higher-order cognitive and meta-cognitive skills and is a fundamental part of self-mastery. Because of it’s fundamentally, not only do we self-talk it would right for us to do it well.
Be kind to yourself, it makes sense that talking self critically to yourself serves us poorly and ought to be avoided.
If we talk negatively to our self it will guide us to a negative outcome.
What we say to ourselves, had a tremendous impact on our self-esteem, beliefs about self-efficacy, and overall sense of self worth.
All of this seems obvious, and yet negative self-talk (spoken or thought) still happens regularly. For that are, it’s important to be aware when it happens and to actively nip it in the bud.
Use self-talk to your advantage, cheering your self on before an important event, or talking to yourself while completing a task and two great opportunities for self-talk. In fact, a small study had shown that when talking to yourself and naming them out loud helps people find the objects more quickly.