Self-Talk Assessment.

  • ’Every facet, every compartment of your mind is to be programmed by you. If you don’t take your rightful responsibility and program your own mind, the world will program it for you.’ Gregg Swanson

    Self-talk is a common activity virtually every human being engages in regardless of their language or cultural heritage. It can be positive or negative, helpful or a hindrance and is often regarded as a KEY component to individual success. All mental training programs of any consequence incorporate methods for improving self-talk and the discipline required to keep it productive. The following is a tool designed to monitor the quality of your self-talk and assess its usefulness.

    Consider each factor on a 1 – 10 scale with the descriptors being polar opposites.
    Self-talk can help us keep an ACTIVE FOCUS on the TASK AT HAND – or – it can serve as a distraction through a PASSIVE FOCUS on people or things that take our attention away from where we need it to be.