Quieting the Voice of Self-Criticism
We are our own harshest critic. In fact, we are nastier to ourselves than we would ever be to others.
After my friend complimented me on what I was wearing one day, she commented, “I can’t wear t-shirts; they show my belly fat.” What? What belly fat? You have to understand, this lady is beautiful, she is not over-weight, and she always looks fantastic. And yet, she is always terribly self-critical.
I’ve been reminded in several different ways lately how we are so much meaner to ourselves than we are to others.Read More