Pronouns Matter when Psyching Yourself Up – HBR

Pronouns Matter when Psyching Yourself Up – HBR:

… in one study we found that participants who silently referred to themselves in the second or third person or used their own names while preparing for a five-minute speech were calmer and more confident and performed better on the task than those who referred to themselves using ‘I’ or ‘me.’

*Interesting. Will have to try this technique. 

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