"It's easy to think that if you don't criticize yourself regularly, you'll be letting yourself off the hook," explained Kathleen
Sometimes it can be so debilitating that in order to keep you from failing, it keeps you from doing the things you need to do in order to be successful.
You're wondering how other people do it and why the hell you can't. (Hey there, shiny objects and com-pare-itis) Comparing your middle or beginning to someone else's end point will kill your goals, by the way.
We measure ourselves, and our self-worth by standards that are not even real. We are indeed our own worst critic. It's our own perspective, our own internal dialogue, our own head... It's simply us.
Stress and adversity is a consistent theme of life. Simple tools will help you become more resilient to both the small and large adversities life throws your way.
Here's eight practices to RE-SCRIPT your self-story from one that limits your plot to one that continuously expands it:
So are you a healthy striver or a perfectionist? Let's find out:
Art is an Inspiration Card by Diane Sherman Want me to read this poem to you? It's not that I think the project is crap It
Below are five tips to help you connect with your stronger self -- try them out. Don't worry if it takes a few goes to really own it -- just like a habit takes a while to manifest, changing the perspective will too -- every step is a step in the right direction though.