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We tend to get held back from achieving our goals by the ultimatums we place on ourselves.
For example, we may have a strong desire to pursue a particular career. But then we turn around and tell ourselves, "I can't do it!" Many people develop a pessimistic attitude. They believe that others have everything going for them, but they don't have the energy or the right circumstances to make those things happen for them.
A person who keeps doing what is "right" but sacrifices his desires and passions in exchange has his beliefs holding him back. Most of us give up on our dreams because of our expectations of ourselves.
Have you ever felt like you don’t belong, or everyone is going to find out that you don’t deserve your achievements? If you can relate to those feelings of chronic self-doubt, you’ve probably experienced imposter syndrome.
You’re not alone - studies suggest 70% of people experience imposter syndrome at
some point in their career.
Overall, imposter syndrome stems from a high sense of self-doubt. Instead of attributing your success to your skills, you might downplay your success and attribute it to luck.
This worksheet will help you apply self-compassion concepts to your own life. Imagine living your best life and learn how to apply it by thinking about and thoughtfully answering the questions that follow. Topics addressed: Doubt, Overthinking, Community, Mindfulness.
Use these 8 self-reflective questions to gain insight into the negative thoughts that are holding you back, and use the articles on this page to collect tools to sharpen your skills in reframing self-critical thoughts.