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7- Remember That You’re The Harshest Critic

Would you doubt a friend who took on a new job or for the way they parent their kids the same way that you doubt yourself.? The answer is likely no.

We will always be the harshest critic for ourselves. It’s a nice reminder to treat ourselves with the same kindness and compassion that we have for others, instead of being so critical on ourselves.

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About Self-Doubt

It’s normal to experience feelings of doubt when we are faced with new or challenging situations. It is something that we all may experience at certain times in our lives. However, when it becomes debilitating for us, that’s when we may need more tools to overcome self-doubt.

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8- Identify Your Values

Take a moment to assess your values and what matters most to you. It may be that you’re kind to others, you’re a good friend, or that you contribute to something meaningful in your life.

When we recognize these values and what truly matters to us, the fear of criticism from others falls by...

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9- Keep a Journal

Journaling is always a therapeutic exercise to practice. Writing down your thoughts of self-doubt or experiences with imposter syndrome onto paper might be a good release. You may even realize after you see your concerns written down, that they may not be as detrimental as you thought they were. ...

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6- Find Validation From Within

While it’s great to feel reassured from others that we are doing a good job or that we are capable of accomplishing a difficult task, it’s equally important to have our own faith in ourselves.

Constant reassurance doesn’t mean much if we still don’t believe in ourselves. Even if we aren’t ...

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5- Spend Time With Supportive People

The friends and family members in our lives who believe in us and everything that we’re capable of will always be on our side.

When you’re feeling self-doubt, surround yourself with these people. They can remind you of how talented and resilient you are during times when you’re not feeling...

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3. Try to Not Compare Yourself to Others

Comparison is the thief of joy. If you’re experiencing self-doubt because you’re afraid you won’t accomplish something at the same level as someone else, then it can be a paralyzing feeling.

Everyone’s journey and ideas of success are different. What we can control and focus on is our own ...

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2- Remember Your Past Achievements

A lot of achievements are born out of initial uncertainty or doubt. It helps to remind ourselves about the times that things have gone right, because the same thing could happen in the present moment.

On the flip side, it’s good to not focus too much on the past or past failures we might h...

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4- Be Mindful of Your Thinking

When negative thoughts begin to creep in, sometimes they are hard to recognize because we become so used to them.

Next time these thoughts persist, take a moment and ask yourself if you really believe that they are true. Consider how positive thinking may shift your mindset and allow you t...

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1- Practice Self-Compassion

We all are human. We all make mistakes along the way and it’s okay to do so. Mistakes are also how we learn and grow. We can mitigate self-doubt and fear of failure by practicing being kind to ourselves, no matter the outcome.

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10-Seek Professional Help

It may help to see a mental health professional to overcome self-doubt if these feelings persist to the point that makes it difficult for you to function in everyday life. Therapy can help us feel understood and give us tools to alleviate feelings of doubt...

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