How Can Language Affect My Illness?

How Can Language Affect My Illness?

Update: 2021-07-12
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Externalizing language is a concept often used in narrative therapy, and is a way of creating distance between ourselves and our illness(es). There is a lot of research that supports how we think and talk about our illnesses affects our perceived ability to control them, and our overall quality of life and wellbeing.
In this episode we discuss:

  • mental health and chronic illness
  • what externalizing language is
  • how language affects us
  • how to use externalizing language

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How Can Language Affect My Illness?

How Can Language Affect My Illness?

Kelsey