Negative Self Talk Effect

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Self Talk has a great impact on personality. It is basically inner voice of an individual which means that no need to say out loud. Sometimes self talk happens without realizing and it can be running commentary going on in the mind. Self talk determines that how you feel about yourself. It can be positive or negative and can have different effects on personality. Positive self talk is an optimistic voice that always looks at the bright side. It offers multiple health benefits and also increased life span and immunity. One of the ways to recognize and promote positivity by intentionally fills their own mind with positive self talk. It is not a self deception. Positive self talk brings out positive aspect from the negative situation. Through…show more content…
Positive self talk has been associated with self esteem improvement. Negative self talk predicted peer loneliness but positive self talk did not. It emerged that socially threatening self talk was a significant predictor of loneliness. Both positive and negative and self talk predicted self esteem however personal failure self talk significantly predicted low self esteem (Ford, Fae, Diana, 2015). There is a great impact of self talk on grooming a personality whether it is positive or negative. Those individual holds optimistic approach leads toward healthy life and negative self talk can make an individual…show more content…
The variable of Age and education is open-ended, while variables of gender and education are close-ended. Following three standardized questionnaires were used as instruments for measuring self impact on personality, Positive self talk and Negative self talk.
Self Talk Scale (STS). The STS (Brinthaupt et al, 2009) is a 16 item self report measure rated on 6 point scale. Four STS subscales measure self talk including social assessment, Self Reinforcement, Self Management and self criticism. Each subscale consists of four items. Brinthaupt et al. (2009) report internal consistency values for the subscales ranging between 0.79 and 0.89, with a test-retest value of 0.69 over a 3-month period. Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS). WEMWBS is a scale which has been validated for the measurement of mental wellbeing among people aged 13 to 74 in the UK. It comprises 14 positively worded statements with five response categories from ‘none of the time’ to ‘all of the time’. Studies suggest that participants are comfortable filling in the scale and that they recognize the scale to be assessing their mental health and wellbeing. Indeed mental health service users have been shown in one study to prefer this measurement scale to other commonly used

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