It can be difficult to stop the voice. Even now that I know it exists it can still bother me in a lot of situations. But I think it’s just about practice;)
This book has really helped me with distinguishing it’s patterns:
T A Today: A New Introduction to Transactional Analysis (by Ian Stewart and Vann Joines )
feels good to see that I’m not the only one struggling;) and I’ll try to share more examples!