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 ...
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.