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Keepin’ It Real: How to kick “I suck” to the curb

Tell me the truth: when was the last time you told yourself “I’m not good enough.”?

Last week? Yesterday? Five minutes ago?!

Enough already, people. You know all that anxiety is keeping you trapped – and you’re never gonna reach your goals if you don’t get moving.

Fortunately, there’s more than one thing you can do about it! Check it out:

 

 

Lara asks: “I know I have a gift. I’m a coach and a speaker, and I’ve been told by the best of the best in my field that I was born to speak… yet I can’t seem to shake my self-doubt. How do I increase my confidence?”

I know putting yourself out there is nerve wracking, but you can’t let your doubts hold you back.

I’ve got three go-to methods for getting those “I suck!” thought cycles out of your head (where they belong!):

1. Fake it till you make it.

Don’t get me wrong – when you’re spreading your message, you should never be anything but 100% authentic. I’m talking about your thoughts here.

We all have that inner voice that psyches us out, telling us we aren’t good enough, or that we don’t have what it takes. You have to learn to send those thoughts back to your mind in a positive way.

For example, if your inner critic is telling you “You’re a terrible speaker. Get off the stage!”, try replying with this:

“You’re wrong – I’m an amazing speaker. My peers have told me so. I have a lot to learn, but I know this is my calling.”

You have to consciously work on feeding yourself positive thoughts and affirmations. This is builds up your strength and awareness. Soon enough, you’ll discover you’re finally confident in your ability to “make it”. And after that… the world’s your oyster.

Watch the video for the next two tips! Hope you enjoy.

Think this is an area you might need a little coaching on?

My S.O.U.R.C.E. of your Success program recently rolled out the red carpet for early enrollment! If you’re struggling with self doubt, this is exactly what you’ve been waiting for. It has all the tools you need and so much more. Check it out ASAP – this awesome special rate only lasts till 12/14.

Want a taste of what’s to come? Grab your free mindset training videos now to get started!

How are you gonna tackle self-doubt this week? I’d love to hear from you in the comments, or you’re totally welcome shoot me an email at vasavi@vasavikumar.com.

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