Dr. Laurie Santos is Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Professor and podcast host Dr. Laurie Santos is an expert on human cognition and the…
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Lots of us hit the gym in January to get fit – but should we also be exercising our minds in preparation for tough times? A daily “self-talk workout” might be just as beneficial as squats and push-ups, says Seattle University psychology professor Rachel Turow.
By practicing simple self-compassion exercises each day – such as breathing techniques – we can prepare for future challenges when we’ll need those tools to help us tackle crippling self-criticism or paralyzing sorrow.
- The Self Talk Workout by Rachel Turow