NOT GOOD ENOUGH: HOW TO GET THE FEELING OUT OF YOUR HEAD
Feeling not good enough doesn't have to be how you walk through life. Feelings of inadequacy can deeply disrupt our lives and keep us from our full potential. Not feeling good enough will rob you of peace and fill you with anxiety. This episode of The Confidence Podcast will teach you a new way to think, and how to detox those "not good enough" thoughts in the first place.
In this episode of The Confidence Podcast, we're chatting about:
Why we feel so not good enough - and how it is so pervasive in our minds
The system of our beliefs is broken, but the fix is just a slight shift
How to change how you think when you think thoughts of inadequacy
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SO WHY DO WE FEEL THIS WAY? SO "NOT GOOD ENOUGH"?
-FIRST, SOME FACTS ABOUT THE "NOT GOOD ENOUGH" EPIDEMIC - CULTURE CONTRIBUTES
Filtered online lives.
Worship of success and productivity.
According to Business Insider, Fitness is a 100 Billion Dollar Worldwide Industry
And Beauty is a $532 Billion Industry
The suicide rate increased 33 percent from 1999 through 2017, from 10.5 to 14 suicides per 100,000 people (NCHS Data Brief No. 330, November 2018)
Suicide: 1 person dies every 40 seconds.
In the United States. In 2017, there were 47,173 recorded suicides
Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, shared in a speech that no matter how charmed her life looks, every day she falls short of what she had hoped to accomplish. Then she has to consciously stop her brain from beating herself up for her shortcomings.
She ended by telling us to “Let go of the knife you are holding at your throat, the knife of shame, blame, fear and remorse.”
There was a long, deathly silence as her words hit home.
“Be kind to yourself,” she implored, “especially now. You must give yourself unconditional self-friendship.”
There is a Loneliness Epidemic
The Economist/KFF findings add to a wave of recent research showing high levels of loneliness. A recent Cigna survey revealed that nearly half of Americans always or sometimes feel alone (46%) or left out (47%). Fully 54% said they always or sometimes feel that no one knows them well.
Loneliness isn’t just a U.S. phenomenon. In a nationwide survey released in October from the BBC, a third of Britons said that they often or very often feel lonely. Nearly half of Britons over 65 consider the television or a pet their main source of company. In Japan, there are more than half a million people under 40 who haven’t left their house or interacted with anyone for at least six months. In Canada, the share of solo households is now 28%. Across the European Union, it’s 34%.
Scientists have long known that loneliness is emotionally painful and ...