As human beings fear is something we will constantly be experiencing. We all fear we may not be good enough for something in our lives. How we react to our fear determines how we live our lives. Today my invitation is to be curious as opposed to judgmental. Let’s set aside the need to classify things as good or bad and look at how they are with curiosity and compassion. In order to understand the fear of not being good enough let us sit with it, get to know it, explore all the possibilities it brings about.
Here are a few tips and questions on understanding the fear of not being good enough:
These are just a few questions and thoughts meant to help with understanding and accepting our fear of not being good enough. I encourage you to journal the answer to each question. I’d love to hear any new things you may have learned about yourself in the process. Most of the people that do this work with me report feeling lighter, more at peace. Self acceptance, self compassion and even self nurturing come easier when we understand what dictates our behavior.
Here is a great video in which a woman shares her personal journey from self doubt to self acceptance and self nurturing.
Here is another great video about how to give less power to the stories we make up about ourselves: