health & wellness

Stop Negative Self-Talk For Better Mental Health

BP World Bureau | Dec 29 2020
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People often listen to their inner voice as moral guidance and it is said to be what a person’s character is formed. 

 Dr Rahul Khemani, a psychiatrist, said that when this inner voice becomes negative then it will affect a person's confidence and overall mental health. 

This negativity is fed by negative messages people receive in terms of how they should behave, they look, etc. 

To avoid negative self-talk, people can do the following practices; 

Try to consciously avoid negative self-talk by recognising it as a factor that affects one's mental health. 

Practice kindness as you want people to treat you the way you want to be treated. Try to remove superficial bias from your mind.