Hearing voices in your head comes with an unfortunate stereotype that you must be mentally ill. However, experts tell us the “voices in your head” can be used to talk to, and about, yourself in a healthy, productive way. In fact, most people hear voices in their head and already use inner speech on a daily basis. We discuss tips and techniques to use “self-talk” as a way to get yourself through tough decisions and lower stress.
- Dr. Charles Fernyhough, author, The Voices Within: The history and science of how we talk to ourselves
- Dr. Ethan Kross, Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan