You made a mistake and you don’t feel very good about it. Then somebody else makes critical comments about your performance. Now you feel terrible! And then you can’t stop judging and belittling yourself. ‘I am not good enough !’, ‘I don’t deserve to be recognized !’ Remember, this a is just a voice in your head, it’s not you. Give it a name, let’s say ‘The Accuser’. Next time he is talking to you challenge him. And if you are tired of her comments, create a routine to focus for 10 seconds on something else, before you go back to work and do a great job!
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