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A Coffey Note on Self-Talk

“My success is the outcome of my work. I am willing to do the work.” Delice Coffey

Did you know…

mental-toughness-sports-psychologistThe practice of positive self-talk is something that can be learned and can be extremely useful in managing the mental and physical symptoms of performance anxiety?

A research by Dr. Frode Moen, an associate professor at the Department of Education at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, suggests that self-talk isn’t just an invisible meaningless cloud, it actually creates connections and structures in the brain which if reinforced repeatedly, create a kind of broadband connection between thought and success or failure.

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Updated: September 10, 2017 — 9:27 am

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