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In her coaching session, Laura spotted her sabotaging gremlin quickly, but that's not typical. Just as we breathe without questioning, we also interpret our situations without hesitation. We have an internal "voice" that comments on, and then determines, how we perceive our every circumstance. When this voice is critical, it is described as negative self-talk or the gremlin, as named by Rick Carson in Taming Your Gremlin. This voice is rooted in conscious thoughts as well as unconscious assumptions and beliefs.
What kinds of self-talk should you watch out for?
Stay tuned to the next blog - we'll explore strategies for rising above our negative self-talk...