Tag Archive: inner critic

Your Brain has a Mind of Its Own: Brain Management Strategies

You have thoughts you would rather not think. Your mind wanders like a cat looking for mice. You know you know something but can’t remember it. You tell yourself to forget a bad… Continue reading

How to Respond When Team Members Put Themselves Down

Your perspective on others isn’t as important as their perspective on themselves. You short-circuit growth when you rush to comfort, contradict self-criticisms, or offer quick solutions. Why we bully ourselves: We disrespect the… Continue reading

How to Quiet a Loud Inner Critic and Stop Bossing Yourself Around

Competent people don’t like being bossed around. You bristle when an obnoxious boss tells you to do something. You might smile and take it, but you don’t leap for joy! Is the voice… Continue reading

The Most Powerful Words You Hear

People may notice your strengths, but until your inner voice agrees, you reject affirmations. Your inner voice is more powerful than external voices. Words aren’t magic, but they are rudders. Words set the… Continue reading

7 Ruthless Truths About Your Inner Critic and the Realities of Self-Compassion

Self-compassion is pathetic when it affirms failure. On the other hand, your inner critic is a heartless jerk that lowers performance. 7 ruthless truths about your inner critic: #1. Your inner critic hates… Continue reading

Killing the Inner Critic

***** There was a time when I thought my anger was about the world out there. But, anger, frustration, and complaints are first about who I am and then about other people, circumstances,… Continue reading