We are often much harder on ourselves than other people are. A harsh self-view effects all areas of life from the way you see the work that you do, to the way that you see yourself in all of your relationships.
Let’s pretend we can take our own self-talk and self-treatment and bundle it up into a neat little gift box. Now let’s pretend to give that box to someone we really care about. Would you be ashamed to give that box away to someone you love? Would they be appalled by the contents inside? Would the words and behaviors inside feel like a real gift or an insult? Continue reading “Are You Being Too Hard On Yourself?”