Inner talk is what you say to yourself, and it's your subconscious mind that processes all that information, good or bad, it doesn't matter.
It goes without saying that your brain is a very clever piece of engineering! It's made up of two parts, the conscious, which is the one you think with and take action with - such as "I need to wash up, walk the dog, go upstairs".
The other part is the subconscious, the one where you do things automatically, without thinking - such as lifting a cup of tea, writing. You don't naturally think about how you write, you just do it.
It's important to understand that what you say to yourself influences how you think. This is because the subconscious mind will believe EVERYTHING you tell it. I hope that you will be able to see how important it is for you to direct your subconscious programming with your inner talk.
The conscious and subconscious mind are constantly talking to each other. The power of subconscious mind are truly something to be amazed by. A great example of subconscious is you could be talking to someone and you say something that you didn't want to say, without thinking. I'm sure you have done this many times! Before you know what's happened, you've said something that you didn't mean to say - THAT is the power of the subconscious mind.
Your mind is very much like a computer, only far better. (The reason your mind is better than a computer is that a human being built the computer, and everything that goes into a computer is put there by a human!).
Your body contains about 2 million signals which enter your nervous system every 2 seconds. That is a lot of signals. These signals have been stored, and eventually they become habits. Everything that has happened to you up to this point in your life has been permanently recorded in your subconscious. That's how powerful the subconscious is and why it is important to use your inner talk properly.
The subconscious can better be described as little voices inside your head, or the imaginary little people that sit on your shoulders. The inner talk going on between them, without you realising it, is fascinating to think about.
Take this situation - you want to ask your boss for a pay rise. In you go to the office, you sit down, start talking about how good you are, then you hear one of those voices saying, "hey, remember that mistake you made", so you begin to doubt, then the other voice tells you, "yeah, your worth a pay rise". This is going on all the time, without you realising. The strongest one wins.
So to summarise - what you put into your subconscious mind is what will come out of your conscious mind.
Subconscious thought produces powerful actions, so you need to treat your subconscious programming very seriously. To find out more about subconscious programming, click here.