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Having conversations in your head with people from your real life
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Inner speech speaks volumes about the brain

Inner speech speaks volumes about the brain | Imaginary Conversations | Scoop.it
Whether you're reading the paper or thinking through your schedule for the day, chances are that you're hearing yourself speak even if you're not saying words out loud.
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8 Signs It's Time to Leave Your Job

8 Signs It's Time to Leave Your Job | Imaginary Conversations | Scoop.it
Deciding whether to stick it out or leave your job and explore new opportunities can be one of the most stressful decisions you ever make. Here's help.
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Are imaginary conversations a sign you should leave your job?  This Mashable article suggests that they are if: "You find yourself awake at night with an anxious feeling, replaying conversations."

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Imaginary BFF: Chatting with Mindy Kaling | Ok Gorgeous

Imaginary BFF: Chatting with Mindy Kaling | Ok Gorgeous | Imaginary Conversations | Scoop.it
RT @amberadrian: I have imaginary conversations with celebrities all the time. It's totally normal and healthy.
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Futurity.org – Memory improves when you imagine yourself

Futurity.org – Memory improves when you imagine yourself | Imaginary Conversations | Scoop.it

 

Although not directly about imaginary conversations, this study demonstrates that our memory is best when we engage in self-imagining.

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Imaginary ER Doctor Conversations | A Musing Maralee

Imaginary ER Doctor Conversations | A Musing Maralee | Imaginary Conversations | Scoop.it
Am I the only one who has imaginary conversations with Emergency Room doctors while I watch my children play?*. Conversation 1. Doctor: So, how did this happen? Me: Well. . . um. . . you see, they were playing this game ...
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Hilarious example of imaginary conversations!

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Deleting and editing of posts. - Psychology and Mental Health Forum

In real life situations I find I have imaginary conversations with myself instead of real conversations with actual people. I think this behaviour is starting to move over to forums as well. I will see a topic and instead of making an ...
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How Damaging Is a Bad Boss, Exactly?

How Damaging Is a Bad Boss, Exactly? | Imaginary Conversations | Scoop.it

My research indicates that people imagine conversations with their bad boss, yelling at them in their heads when they feel unheard in the workplace.  This article discusses the importance of our relationships with our boss, and how a bad boss can be damaging to workers' engagement and commitment.

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