Banish Your Inner Critic


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Your inner critic is an unconscious deterrent that stands between the seeds of great ideas and the fruits of achievement, keeping you stuck by telling you you’re just faking it, that others have more talent, that you’ll never achieve the success you seek. Let's take a look at ways to banish your inner critic to give you the mental space and energy to let your true talents emerge.

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Banish Your Inner Critic

  1. Banish your inner critic Denise R. Jacobs Coral Gables Women’s Club Miami, FL 12 June 2013
  2. About me Photo: Derek Kearney
  3. A typical start to a story…
  4. 29 June
  5. Creativity
  6. Destructivity
  7. The voices in my head seemed real
  8. I totally freaked out
  9. I shouldn't be writing this I misrepresented myself I don't know enough This should be someone else’s book I’m going to look stupid Everyone will see that I’m a fake What if it's not good enough? What if I'm not good enough? No…really!
  10. Paralyzed and imprisoned
  11. Made me want to hide
  12. Created roadblocks
  13. 2 days
  14. Physical evidence of fear
  15. The Inner Critic
  16. Guises of the Inner Critic Photo: Denise Jacobs
  17. Comparisons
  18. Perfectionism
  19. Impostor Syndrome
  20. Procrastination
  21. Busyness
  22. What is your Inner Critic?
  23. FEAR! Photo: Denise Jacobs
  24. “False Evidence Appearing Real” F.E.A.R. =
  25. Brainwaves
  26. Know your Brainwaves
  27. suppresses generative impulses
  28. Critical voices
  29. How do we…
  30. Banish the Inner Critic?
  31. “Fear is not real. It is a product of the thoughts you create. Do not misunderstand me. Danger is very real. But fear is a choice.” - character of Cypher Raige (played by Will Smith), After Earth Wise words
  32. 3 ways to bust through self-criticism
  33. Turn the tables & partner
  34. Curiosity
  35. Ask questions
  36. Work to
  37. Comparisons aren’t real
  38. Be compassionate
  39. Transform
  40. Remember your successes
  41. Empathize
  42. Changes your brain!
  43. Changes your brain!
  44. Practice
  45. Learn from the master alchemists Photo: Denise Jacobs
  46. Fail in private
  47. Do it again
  48. maintain perspective
  49. Story end?
  50. February
  51. Failure
  52. Win!
  53. I wrote a book! Photo: Denise Jacobs
  54. Have had great opportunities
  55. Working with my Inner Critic
  56. Allow me to create something wonderful
  57. I’m sure it will do the same for you, too
  58. The End
  59. My articles for further reading four-secrets-enhancing- creative-productivity reigniting-your-creative-spark/ banishing-your-inner-critic/
  60. I speak, write, and promote Creativity! Photo used with permission:
  61. Thank you