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A good talking - to

Oliver Burkeman tells us how making tiny changes to the way we speak to ourselves can create powerful results

The life-tweak

What’s the big idea?

Most of us have a critical voice in our heads, sniping at us throughout the day. Unsurprisingly, psychologists call it ‘negative self-talk’. You’ll often encounter the advice to replace this inner critic with an inner cheerleader. That’s sensible enough – but it’s a tall order. Fortunately, studies* show that far smaller changes to your inner talk can make a huge difference to your thoughts and emotions. Even altering a single word can transform your mood.

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