Our human brains and our ability to “talk” to ourselves are miracles of nature. Problem is, they often get things wrong ̶ or even totally backwards. So say two of my favorite and very wise self-help authors and teachers, Byron Katie and Martha Beck. I am learning to believe them.
Take for example the ways we talk to, scold, or belittle ourselves. Or even freak ourselves out completely.
- “I should be getting more done.”
- “Everyone is more productive and successful than I am.”
- “I need