Sometimes we can be really harsh on ourselves, for not being as far ahead as we think we should be, for having made that mistake, for not having spoken up (I’m so lame), for having spoken up (I’m being too difficult – they’ll stop liking me), for volunteering to help even though we didn’t [...]
We don’t own our mistakes because we’re afraid they will make us look bad, stupid or pathetic. And so we go to great lengths to protect our image of perfection, oozing an air of strong powerful confidence. But while hiding our mistakes, covering them up, making excuses or pretending they didn’t happen, [...]
I can’t count the times I made a mistake and felt horrible. Or the times I didn’t do something I really wanted to do, because I was afraid to fail. I can’t count the times I thought the world would end if I failed, but it never did. Or the times [...]
Have you ever not been doing something because you were afraid of making a fool of yourself? Have you ever done something you really really wanted to do with a “I-don’t-really-care-that-much”-attitude, hoping to make the disappointment of potential failure more bearable that way? Well, then you might like my first ever column for [...]
I saw this quote on Arianna Huffington’s Instagram earlier today And I realized We don’t listen to ourselves. We ignore what we truly want. We dismiss what we really need. We ridicule ourselves with harsh self talk. We just push ourselves forward, scaring ourselves forward with the dreaded idea of having [...]
1. How do you wanna feel on a typical day? 2. What do you believe about yourself and your life that makes you feel that way? (Practise those thoughts.) 3. Imagine you feeling that way (envelop yourself in that feeling, right now, from the top of your [...]
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