School life presents a variety of obstacles and difficulties throughout the day. Many of us have the habit of overthinking these obstacles and making them bigger in our head. Self-talk is a concept that can absolutely make or break your performance in school and in life. Today, let's reflect on our self-talk and decide whether we are making positive or negative statements.
Self-talk is something that we all do. It doesn't necessarily have to be out loud, though many people do talk out loud to themselves. Self-talk is all of the thoughts you have about your ability to do or not do something. As we face different situations daily, we decide in our head what our outcome will be before we perform and see what the actual outcome is. Here are some examples of self-talk.
How does your self-talk sound lately? Are you constantly looking to improve, or are you looking for an excuse? Your self-talk creates your reality and it really is as simple as changing your language to change your life. if you aren't satisfied with your current performance in school, start looking at the way you talk to yourself. Make changes in your word choice and you will see changes in your actions!