Tame your inner critic 🙄
Redesigning worklife | #57
I've joined a Newsletter Mastermind, and 'not feeling ready' came up on this week’s call. "I'm on my 100th issue, and it's the same every time - the day before it goes out, and I still don't know what I'm going to write about. Yet somehow, every week, it gets pushed over the finishing line." It turned into a discussion on how to be 'inner critic ready' led by @ReddyToGo - he’s the man.
I said I'm the same. Working on things last minute (writing this on Saturday night) or running late. I had an argument with a friend once about my lateness, and she said: “It's because you don't feel ready.” She was right. I was trying to do too much - hustling hard in London at that time. It's probably the most helpful thing anyone's said to me.
Tame your inner critic
The inner critic mixes negative critical comments from our parents, siblings, peers, and teachers when we were growing up. It isn't a bad thing, says writer and author Jennifer Nelson. "Researchers agre…