Don't Replay The Lyrics

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Based on "Don't Forget the Lyrics. " In "Don't Replay the Lyrics!" instead of filling in song lyrics, you are completing thoughts with your typical self-talk. For each of the following situations, choose the self-talk that you tend to hear "replaying" on the iPod of your mind.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When I'm feeling insecure, I tell myself...
    • A. 

      God created me and loves me just the way I am. [I accept myself.]

    • B. 

      My friends like me this way, so I must be okay. [I gauge my worth by what others seem to feel about me.]

    • C. 

      I'm insecure, PLUS I'm lonely, PLUS I'm having a bad hair day. [When I feel insecure about one thing, I find additional reasons to feel even more insecure.]

  • 2. 
    When I blow it, I tell myself...
    • A. 

      I am such a loser. [I call myself names]

    • B. 

      I hope no one noticed! If anyone saw this, I'm dead. [I get embarrassed.]

    • C. 

      Everyone makes mistakes. Just admit it and try again. [I forgive myself.]

  • 3. 
    When it comes to my choices, I tell myself...
    • A. 

      I'll do whatever my friends are doing. [I'm a copier.]

    • B. 

      I've got to do what is right, even if my friends don't agree. [I'm independent.]

    • C. 

      I do my best to try to make people happy, whatever it takes. [I'm a people-pleaser.]

  • 4. 
    When I do something that's hurtful to a friend, I tell myself...
    • A. 

      I'm going to beat myself up over this. I'll never forgive myself. [I punish myself.]

    • B. 

      I hate to hurt people. I'll have to apologize. [I own it.]

    • C. 

      She's going to be so mad at me! She'll never forgive me. [I transfer my guilt to others and assume the worst.]

  • 5. 
    When I'm new in a group, I tell myself...
    • A. 

      I wonder if there's anyone here I could get to know? [I reach out.]

    • B. 

      Are they looking at me? Do the think I don't belong here? [I get self-conscious.]

    • C. 

      This is so awkward! I wish I never came. I'll sit in the back and leave early. [I retreat.]

  • 6. 
    When I think about what I look like, I tell myself...
    • A. 

      Mom says, "You have a great personality, dear!" -- but that's not what guys go for. [My looks don't do my confidence any favors.]

    • B. 

      I wish I could hide my hair/ complexion/ weight/ looks. [I obsess about my imperfections.]

    • C. 

      There may be things I don't love about my looks, but I don't obsess about it. [My looks usually help me feel confident.]

  • 7. 
    When I think about being loved, I tell myself...
    • A. 

      I feel best about myself when I have a boyfriend or best friend around. [I need affirmation.]

    • B. 

      God created me in his image and loved me enough to die for me. [I am lovable.]

    • C. 

      I have a hard time believing I'm really loved for who I am. [I feel unworthy.]

  • 8. 
    When I'm thinking about how I fit in with people, I tell myself...
    • A. 

      Pretty much everyone I know is more confident/ pretty/ popular/ successful/ happy than I am. [I feel inferior.]

    • B. 

      I scan the room and compare myself with everyone to see how I measure up. [I habitually rate myself.]

    • C. 

      I feel relatively confident today, and on most days. [I am normal.]

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