14 Apr If you ever think you’re not good enough, then you MUST read this!
Do you ever think you're not good enough?
Of course you do; we all do at times!
But the good news is we don't have to think like this for long (and accordingly, we don't have to feel so inadequate). So next time you're feeling down on yourself and you want to get back to some happiness, remember these 14 things as described by Katherine Eion in LifeHack…
14 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough
Some days are simply worse than others. A day can turn especially bad when you just feel as if you’re “not good enough” for anyone or anything. In other words, just “not good enough.” Here are a few things to remember when those feelings come around.
1. There Really Is More Right With You Than Is Wrong
Time for a little pep talk here. The truth of the matter is that while it may feel like it, you don’t screw up anymore than anyone else. Cut yourself some slack; you are as human as the rest of us and you need to remember that mistakes are part of life. Time to stop comparing yourself with others and live your best life.
2. Accept The “Now” And Move On
There is a certain power to accepting the circumstances and having the mind-set to carry on and move forward. Give yourself the gift of forgiving yourself from the mistake made, the stutter, or the stumble. Forgiveness begins at home and you really should accept the situation as a temporary one in order to move forward.
3. Be Gentle With Yourself
Max Ehrmann wrote, “Be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.” Gentler, more honest words have ever, ever been written. Psychologists now claim that a shocking secret to success is indeed being kind to yourself. The secret is to value yourself as much as, but no more than, you do others.
4. Focus On Progress Rather Than Perfection
People plagued with the ideal of perfectionism, believe it or not, is a stopping point. The attempt to be perfect, rather than driving you forward, is punishing and stops a forward momentum. Instead, focus on progress made in order to continue down the path of success. Certainly it is not easy, and it’s an issue that many struggle with. The fact is, that no one or thing is ever perfect…
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