Typical scenario: We perform below our expectations of ourselves.
Standard reaction: We don’t like that. It upsets us. We set a new expectation to do better next time.
Usual outcome: Our performance stays the sames or gets “worse”.
Sound familiar? Our standard reaction to behavior that is less than optimal is to encounter the behavior with negative energy, thinking (if we think at all), that our disapproval will get us better results next time.
How well has that approach worked for you?
Try this: Meet all your thoughts, feelings, actions and “results” with approval.
If you can’t bring yourself to do that, hire a coach and find out what it means to be unconditionally friendly with yourself, and how it can transform your whole life.