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Overcoming the Critical Inner Voice

There are five important steps to overcoming this inner critic.

Step One: Get to know what your inner critic is telling you

Step Two: Think about where these critical attitudes come from

Step Three: Talk back to your critical inner voice

Step Four: Think about how your voices affect your actions

Step Five: Change your behavior

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The critical inner voice strongly influences feelings of isolation, loneliness and social anxiety .

This “critical inner voice” exists in all of us, reminding us constantly that we aren’t good enough and don’t deserve what we want. As long as we are listening to this dangerous critic that twists our reality, we cannot really trust our own perceptions of what others think of us.

Chances are, it is this destructive “voice” we are hearing every time we tell ourselves, “nobody likes me.”

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