Teaching is a rewarding, yet demanding profession, one in which a person needs to be fully prepared. This book focuses on the applied psychological skills, strategies, and resources, which will help to ensure teachers are equipped with personal and professional expertise to survive in the classroom. Readily accessible to a wide audience, including internationally, the book assumes no prior knowledge of psychology. The authors give specific examples taken from a diverse range of professional situations with relevant theoretical underpinnings.  

Is Talking to Yourself the First Sign of ‘Madness’? Self-Talk and Cognitive Restructuring

Is talking to yourself the first sign of ‘madness’? Self-talk and cognitive restructuring


In the chapter on relaxation, we discussed muscle-to-mind and mind-to-muscle techniques. The present chapter stays with the concept of mind-to-muscle but discusses a cognitive technique that will help you to perceive your state of arousal in a positive, productive manner. ...

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