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Self management self-talk-first_aid_kit

  1. 1. Self-Talk First Aid Kit
  2. 2. Self-Talk First Aid KitReprogramming or visualizing tochange your self-talk are in-depth,systematic, disciplined procedures thattake time.
  3. 3. Self-Talk First Aid KitThe Self-Talk First Aid Kit includessix quick “catching yourself” tools thatare temporary ways to adjust yourself-talk in the moment.
  4. 4. Self-Talk First Aid KitThe Self-Talk First Aid Kit is asupplement to reprogramming andvisualizing.
  5. 5. Switching Channels
  6. 6. Switching ChannelsSwitch channels when you findyourself focusing too much on thenegative.
  7. 7. Switching ChannelsImagine your mind as a TV set andchoose to focus on a more self-supporting, self-motivating,constructive channel.
  8. 8. Switching ChannelsYour mood focus is a personal choice.
  9. 9. Reframing
  10. 10. ReframingTake the definition of a particularsituation and reframe it with anothermeaning.
  11. 11. ReframingFocus on promise, potential, thepositive and possibilities that motivateyou.
  12. 12. ReframingChoose a meaning that is useful toyou, that motivates you, that works foryou instead of against you.
  13. 13. Camera Check
  14. 14. Camera CheckUse when you catch yourself slippinginto trash-talk that is “all-or-nothing”thinking.
  15. 15. Camera CheckThis kind of exaggerated, globalized,untrue language causes emotionalupset and de-motivation.
  16. 16. Camera CheckImagine your mind like a camera andask yourself, “Would a video camerasee and hear this?”
  17. 17. Jumping to ConclusionsJumping to conclusions is a subset ofthis kind of unrealistic thinking.
  18. 18. Jumping to ConclusionsInstead of making a mountain out of amolehill, use the camera check imageto just describe the mountain or themolehill.
  19. 19. Fire Your Critical Parent
  20. 20. Fire Your Critical ParentYour critical parent is the voice inyour mind that puts you down.
  21. 21. Fire Your Critical ParentAvoid beating yourself up, threateningyourself and name-calling.
  22. 22. Fire Your Critical ParentYou do have an “inner child” inside ofyourself that is a vulnerable, fragilepart of yourself.
  23. 23. Fire Your Critical ParentAvoid discouraging and de-motivatinglanguage.
  24. 24. Fire Your Critical ParentFind that kinder and gentler parentinside of yourself.
  25. 25. Stay in the Present
  26. 26. Stay in the PresentFocus and be self-motivated.
  27. 27. Stay in the PresentStay in the present when you findyourself stuck obsessing about the pastor worrying about the future.
  28. 28. Stay in the PresentCatch yourself and switch channels tothe present moment, because that’swhere performance excels.
  29. 29. Stay in the PresentPeak performance occurs in thepresent, not in the future nor in thepast.
  30. 30. Stay in the PresentBe aware of the present and believethat you can change it and then do it.
  31. 31. Keep Perspective
  32. 32. Keep PerspectiveKeep Perspective through:1. A balanced life
  33. 33. Keep PerspectiveKeep Perspective through:1. A balanced life2. Remembering your blessings
  34. 34. Keep PerspectiveKeep Perspective through:1. A balanced life2. Remembering your blessings3. A sense of purpose
  35. 35. Keep PerspectiveKeep Perspective through:1. A balanced life2. Remembering your blessings3. A sense of purpose4. A sense of humor
  36. 36. Balanced LifeRemember the importance of friends,family and community.
  37. 37. Remember Your BlessingsRemembering your blessings like yourhealth, a great job and your familycan serve as an instant antidote to anegative focus.
  38. 38. Sense of PurposeWhen you’re de-motivated, off track,off course or feeling down, you cansnap back by remembering your senseof purpose—your vision, your lifemeaning.
  39. 39. Sense of HumorMaintain a healthy sense of humor.
  40. 40. Sense of HumorLaughter enhances the immunesystem and increases motivation,productivity and performance.
  41. 41. Where to Start
  42. 42. Where to StartFirst, take yourself off automatic andeliminate trash-talking.
  43. 43. Where to StartSecondly, believe you can change yourself-talk.
  44. 44. Where to StartThirdly, choose specific strategiesfrom the Self-Talk First Aid Kit.
  45. 45. Where to StartChoose the strategies that work foryou and that you’re comfortable with.
  46. 46. Where to StartFind the strategies that fit you andthat you’re at ease with.
  47. 47. Where to StartCut yourself some slack. If you blow it,be patient with yourself.
  48. 48. Where to StartChanging your self-talk isn’t anovernight affair. It takes time.
  49. 49. Self-Talk First Aid Kit