Does this sound familiar?
“If I’m 98% perfect in anything I do, it’s the 2% I’ve messed up I’ll dwell on afterwards”
“I’m not smart enough, pretty enough, not strong enough, not talented enough, not loving enough, not disciplined enough, not brave enough …”
If you’re caught in the “not feeling good enough” trap, nothing about you ever seems quite good enough – to you. Successes are rarely enjoyed for you always feel as if you should be doing better. Perceived failures are magnified. Life becomes a quest for utter perfection – and like the carrot dangling in front of a horse, it’s chased but never truly experienced!
All of which leaves you feeling inadequate, vulnerable and exposed. (more…)