Title: “Seven ways to tackle self-doubt, break the “comparison trap,” and boost your confidence (Episode 184)
Have you ever found yourself falling deeper and deeper into the trap of self-doubt, only to have that self-doubt fueled further by unhealthy comparisons to others?
Who hasn’t?! And, it can be miserable!
Learning to redirect those emotions is an important component of building and sustaining influence. It often boils down to our ability to effectively manage ourselves. While there are certainly exceptions to this, for most people, the practices I share in this week’s episode can make a big difference in not only redirecting emotional energy, but also in helping us regain our footing when we find ourselves falling down the rabbit hole of comparison. Trust me, I’ve been there! It’s actually what inspired this week’s podcast!
WHAT SENDS YOU DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE OF SELF-DOUBT AND COMPARISON?
SEVEN WAYS TO BREAK THE CYCLE
- QUIET YOUR INNER VOICE
- EMBRACE GRATITUDE
- ENGAGE YOUR CURIOSITY
- MAKE A LIST OF YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS & STRENGTHS
- CREATE AN “AT A GIRL” FILE
- MAKE SPACE
- SHARE SOME POSITIVE VIBES
Friend, I hope you find this list and my story helpful. These tips work for me and while they may not stop me from falling into a rabbit hole of self-doubt or comparison, they definitely help me pull myself out a lot quicker.
I’d love to hear any additional tips you use! Please be sure to share with me on Instagram @LauraCoxKaplan or message me via the contact line on our website: SheSaidSheSaidPodcast.com
I’m grateful to celebrate four years of She Said/She Said Podcast with YOU this week, and I hope you continue to find this investment of your time worthwhile! Thanks for listening!
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