It’s simply human nature to swing from feeling invincible one day, then just a few hours later feeling like you have no idea why you’re doing what you’re doing. Questioning the value of what you do, questioning your knowledge, loosing faith. It so easy for people to say to you, “just believe in yourself” when in reality, you are feeling fundamentally flawed and not nearly good enough.
The woo-woo peeps out there will at this point start telling you to say your affirmations, “buy a pack of affirmation cards and read them every day”- blah, blah, blah. You know what, you can affirmation the shit out of “I’m a supermodel and a millionaire” but if you’re 4’9” and living on welfare, those affirmations ain’t gonna make it true- and your brain knows that.
Affirmations are bullshit. You can say that stuff all you like, but your brain is still going “it’s not true” in the background every time. Continue reading