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My internal voice

In class we discussed the self generated outputs that our brain creates, and this reminded me of my internal voice. She sounds a lot like me, and helps me rationalize about a lot of things like wants vs. needs, what assignments I need to do instead of playing video games, etc. So my internal voice keeps me on track, so to say.

However, is this a self generated output or my unconscious reacting to daily stresses such as homework, budgeting, family problems, etc? my internal voice and I have out own conversations - I promise I don't have disassociative personality disorder - I wouldn't know about my internal voice then, now would I? However, what is it? Is it my unconscious? My neurons firing up because they're bored? Or is it something that just doesn't exist but I consider to be a part of me?

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