I’m questioning how I spend my time. I constantly search for new projects or hobbies to take on. I have a loud inner critic that knocks at my door about every day. It is as if I’m walking in someone else’s shoes that are giving me blisters because they are so tight.
This article is about authenticity and how to restore it if you lost touch with it.
I experienced fear of failure during my years of education. Exams during school and university caused a degree of anxiety for me, and so I didn’t tell anyone about them beforehand.
Most of us experience fear of failure in some context. We tell ourselves the most plausible stories why we cannot achieve a certain thing and often even proof ourselves right, by not aiming higher in the first place.
What’s needed to overcome this? Find out in this article.
People experience a huge amount of expectation and pressure to perform with certainty, determination and confidence at work. As a woman working in a male dominated environment, this pressure can be huge! But what if, deep down, we don’t feel capable of what is expected from us? What if we don’t believe in ourselves? What if we keep criticising our own performance?
This article offers baby steps to grow your confidence.
Getting repeatedly rejected leaves its mark. The feelings of frustration, shame and grief can last for weeks and months. It impacts our self- confidence, leaving us feeling unworthy, not accepted, perhaps not lovable.
How do we strengthen our mental well-being to cope with rejection more easily?
Do you know this feeling of being inspired to start something great, perhaps your own business, but the first thought is what others will think of you? Isn’t it frustrating to constantly compare ourselves to others? To be held back by what we assume others could think?
Where is this criticism coming from and what can we do about it?