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