Podcast: Taming Negative Self-Talk

by | Oct 11, 2022 | Podcast

On this episode, we briefly chat about Chris’s new book and then dig into the main topic: self-talk. Topics covered include:

  • Chris’s next book, How to Calm Your Mind;
  • The proportion of our internal monologue that’s negative;
  • How self-talk can get in the way of productivity;
  • How universal having negative thought patterns is;
  • How meditation helps tame negative self-talk;
  • How to not zero in on negative thought patterns;
  • The idea of “task-unrelated thought”;
  • How learning to focus helps combat negative self-talk;
  • How gratitude and keeping an accomplishments list help combat negative self-talk.

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Written by Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey has written hundreds of articles on the subject of productivity and is the author of two books: Hyperfocus and The Productivity Project. His books have been published in 34 languages. Chris writes about productivity on this site and speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive without hating the process.

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