In my previous article, Are You Your Own Worst Enemy? Part 1: How to defeat self-criticism, I described seven techniques that you can use to defeat your self-critical voice. You may be going around with a negative voice in your head that sounds like this:
OK. If any of these thoughts—or thoughts like this—seem familiar to you, then you are doing a terrific job of making yourself miserable. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can defeat this self-critical voice. You don’t have to be your own worst enemy. Let’s look at how you can answer these thoughts and put self-criticism in its place.
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