We can be so mean to ourselves.
“Who do you think you are?”
“Well, THAT was dumb.”
“Just shut up right now; you’re making a fool of yourself.”
And on and on. Why do we do this to ourselves?
It’s learned behavior.
No one comes out of the womb thinking, “Geez, I’m such a pathetic loser.”
This week’s post explores the impact of name-calling — even inside our own heads — on self-esteem:
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