Changing How You Talk To Yourself Can Change How You Feel


 
In the video above, Dr. Phil displays a list of things Leslie has said about her divorce from Nelson, her husband of 22 years. "The power of language is amazingly strong," he says before reading from the list.
 
"We use these words sometimes to describe what's happening in our lives," Dr. Phil tells Leslie, "and you do that a lot."
 
After Dr. Phil reviews the list of things Leslie has said, she says, "You are 100 percent right. This is self-defeating."
 
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