Some years back I received an email response from a friend and she wrote “Hey don’t talk to my friend like that!” She was talking about my self-talk.
I have improved since then and still could do better. At times, I am reminded of this when I read something from a friend and they are being hard on themselves. I would respond something like “be kind to my friend.” I was glad my friend let me know about it the way she did. I wouldn’t like it if I walked up and someone was saying something unkind to one of my people.
It is a great check for me to ask myself this question to let me know how I am doing with my self-talk. Would I want a friend or family member have another person say some of my self-talk messages to them? If my answer is “no” then maybe it’s time to improve my self-talk.
There are many ways to change this and I will write about some in future blogs.
How would you answer the question above and what would you suggest to others to improve it?
Part 1 Self-talk
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