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When you try to help another person you probably don’t start with a critical attack towards them about everything they’ve done wrong or aren’t good at. Yet, so often we speak harshly to ourselves in our own minds.
Being your own hero means standing up for yourself when critical self-talk and negative spirals of thinking are starting up in your head.
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Observe the thoughts that come up and do not judge yourself for having them. If you have unkind thoughts, ask yourself if you would speak to any other human being the same way you speak to yourself...
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Ask close friends or family what they appreciate about you. Save their words. Reread them when you need them.