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10 Surprising Benefits of Talking to Yourself (Yes, It’s Good for You!)

Reader's Digest Logo By Jennifer Lea Reynolds of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 10: Talking to yourself could help diminish loneliness, says <a href="http://tampalifechange.com">Aniesa M. Schneberger</a>, MA, LMHC at Tampa Life Change. 'It can be a comforting reaction to help fill a quiet place with the noise of your own voice when you're alone,' she explains. When to worry? When you start having debates with yourself. Schneberger says this could be indicative of abnormal behavior that warrants speaking with a professional.

Eases loneliness

Talking to yourself could help diminish loneliness, says Aniesa M. Schneberger, MA, LMHC at Tampa Life Change. 'It can be a comforting reaction to help fill a quiet place with the noise of your own voice when you're alone,' she explains. When to worry? When you start having debates with yourself. Schneberger says this could be indicative of abnormal behavior that warrants speaking with a professional.
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