You Are Encouraged To Talk To Yourself All The Time Early In LifeYou are told to work out a problem by yourself by talking it out to yourself.
You are told to visualize thoughts so why are you crazy if you verbalize thoughts?
You are told to verbalize emotions (instead of keeping them inside) so why can't you also verbalize thoughts (instead of keeping them inside)?
Why is it not okay to verbalize inner dialogue?
When you have conversations with others you are verbalizing a summary of your inner dialogue. Everything you say is that way. You have to first talk to yourself before you can talk to anyone else.
Not being able to hear yourself think means you can't listen to yourself talking to yourself.
You talk to yourself all the time as you are thinking about anything and everything.
Logic is the same thing as talking to yourself. You talk to animals, plants and machines. Yet, you are not considered crazy.
You will often talk out loud certain interjections such as, shoot, darn, yes and wow.
You talk to people you know can't hear you such as people on television, in other vehicles, on sports teams...
You talk to yourself when you say “Come on!”
At some point, you will mumble, grumble and talk under your breath to yourself. In order for you to say, do or think anything, you must talk to yourself in multiple ways.
If you stop talking to yourself, you will die instantly. That would be crazy. To bounce something around, toss something around, chew on it and think about it is the same thing as talking to yourself.
When you think about something, who else are you talking to, but yourself? Why can't you talk it out to sort it out especially if you can write it out and not be considered crazy? If talking to yourself is hearing voices in your head, then you better not listen to conscience, ego, intuition or the sixth sense. You talk to yourself all the time by asking yourself questions and answering them.
What time or day is it?
What am I going to eat, wear or do.
You are talking to yourself right now as you are reading this.
You are continuing the conversation with yourself by deciding what to do with this information. Yeshua (Jesus), talked to himself on the execution stake. He talked out loud to someone no one else could see or hear – God. Everyone who prays talks to someone not physically present.
According to post-modern thinking, this is crazy. As you regain balance, you will talk to your Ancestors. If the way you talk to yourself is not crazy, then who else, just because they talk to themselves, is talking crazy?