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SURVIVAL PRIMER; POSITIVE SELF-TALK IN A CRISIS
« on: December 22, 2008, 09:44:42 PM »
SURVIVAL PRIMER; POSITIVE SELF-TALK IN A CRISIS

Self confidence is a fairly deciding factor in survival that gets overlooked. Often, the difference between surviving a stressful situation and/or weathering a storm is your belief in self and what matters most to you.

We lose self confidence through negative self talk. How many times in the past have you caught yourself saying “I can’t” or uttering the half-hearted “I’ll try” that is usually followed by a mediocre effort and failure in the end?

Negative self-deprecating talk can kill you or hamper your success in the face of great odds.

So, Negative self-talk must be replaced with positive self-talk to bolster your self confidence in a crisis and to help you make a go at it when the odds seem against you.

You must tell yourself that you will win and survive when your life is on the line. It is imperative.

So, reprogram your mind to reinforce your efforts through positive self talk to create a better, more productive reality in your mind’s eye.

Affirm what you want and get rid of the negative.

Here’s how to stop the negative self talk, hard wiring that many of us mentally adopt and replace it with useful and positive self-talk; build your self-esteem and self worth and achieve your intended results –

The following is an excerpt from Wes Doss’ book, Condition to win:

http://www.amazon.com/Condition-Win-Techniques-Performance-Conditioning/dp/1932777377

“1. Become Aware of Self-talk. …The first step in gaining control over self-talk is by increasing awareness of what warriors tend to say to themselves both in training and in operational situations, as well as the typical situations where these thoughts occur…

Here’s a definition of self-talk that’s useful…

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.leadership-and-motivation-training.com/images/self-talk.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.leadership-and-motivation-training.com/self-talk.html&h=360&w=480&sz=8&tb

“Self-talk is your mental evaluation/judgment of your behavior and performance. In other words it is the conversation that goes on in your mind after you have done something.”

Are you utilizing self talk to your advantage?

What do you think?

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Re: SURVIVAL PRIMER; POSITIVE SELF-TALK IN A CRISIS
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2008, 06:27:03 AM »
Thanks swanson

That's right if your mind is clear and positive things just go better.   ???

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