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The Unlikely Artist - Graced Canvas EPISODE 18, 15th June 2021
The Challenge of Feeling Good Enough | UA18
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The Challenge of Feeling Good Enough | UA18

Our tricky perfectionist brains like to spin the concept of feeling “good enough” into just one more thing we need to strive to achieve. When we discover just how often we don’t feel good about ourselves, we feel like we’re failing. We pile on even more self-criticism. We end up feeling badly about the fact we feel bad!

In this episode, you learn that “enoughness” is never an end state. It's a practice you decide to commit to keep coming back to. The goal at the end of the day is to feel good enough often enough to allow you to make choices that serve you, and to maintain sufficient faith in yourself to not quit on your dreams.

In this episode, I discuss 8 steps you can use in your practice of enoughness. The steps embrace you in all your flawed humanness. One of the keys to this practice is to apply a heavy dose of kindness and self-compassion to your own self-criticisms.

My mission in this podcast is to help you find the freedom to become who you want. In every episode, I arm you with one useful idea or strategy you can use immediately to start taking your life in a beautiful, new direction. If you’re loving what you hear in this podcast, please let your friends know about it. I want to serve as many people as I can, so we have more people out in the world doing what they love and sharing their gifts with us.

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I’m a former international tax lawyer and senior partner with Ernst & Young. I left the

law in 2014 to learn how to paint. After a couple years painting and selling my

work, I became passionate about helping other people who feel stuck in their

careers and lives and want to feel more personally fulfilled, invigorated and

soul connected. I now spend my time painting, coaching, and creating live

events at the George Russell Academy of Creative Expansion in beautiful Prince

Edward County, Ontario, Canada.