Category: From the News

From the Radio: Use your first name, not “I” in self-talk

From the Radio: Use your first name, not “I” in self-talk

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk : Shots – Health News : NPR From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on SaturdayNight Live to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that’s been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. …

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From the News: Self-Talk is a required tool in pro-sports

From the News: Self-Talk is a required tool in pro-sports

The motivational phrases beloved of sportspeople might seem trite, but for players from Katie Boulter and Andy Murray to Arthur Ashe, they’re surprisingly important “These are simple refocusing strategies,” says Professor Ian Maynard, a sports psychologist at Sheffield Hallam University. “Most athletes constantly worry about winning or losing, but all they can control is performance. …

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