3 posts tagged inner critic

Buying In & Out Of ‘Not Enough’

I don't want to feel this way any more. I don't want to feel that I am 'not enough.' I want to see how wonderful and amazing I am—and how wonderful and amazing you are. It has been far too long that I have bought into the message that you and I are 'not enough' as we are. In response to these feelings, I've decided I'm no longer accepting any message, internal or otherwise, that encourages me or anyone else to believe that who or what or why we are is 'not enough.' I'm done buying into ...

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Conclusions

When I feel I need to perform, my mind jumps to conclusions over and over about how YOU are interpreting and enjoying what I am doing or have done. Over and over I come up with negative judgements about what I have produced, and what YOU have decided. I can't be perfect. IT can't be perfect. And yet I WANT (it) to be, and, in part, I feel I NEED (it) to be. Maybe then SHE would be satisfied. I AM my own worst judge. Perhaps, my conclusions will always happen. Perhaps, my mind, my ...

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Our Inner Critic

A reflection of our disdain for authority in our own life. The things our critic says are likely things we heard from an authority figure. Things we did not agree with — but heard anyway. Things that once were someone else's ideas about us, that have now become our own.

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