Talk to yourself! That’s right, talk to yourself. If you have to use a mirror to help you, talk to yourself! Pretend you are your own best friend and talk back to yourself.
Refute those wrong thoughts. It will be hard at first but you can do it! And once you get the hang of it, you may be surprised at how many lies you find yourself thinking.
If you would like to know more about this you may want to read “What to Say When you Talk to Yourself” by Shad Helmstetter.
I wrote some posts about these lies, these voices of depression, Part I, and Part II in my previous blog. You might want to check it out. I followed up those posts with “Replace the Lies with the Truth” and then “Lies that Help”.