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.
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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.