PODCAST EPISODE

3 Ways We Make Things Harder for Ourselves

Becoming Me

Aug 31 2021 • 34 mins


EPISODE 29

Making the interior journey into authenticity and wholeness is not easy. But could we also be making it even more difficult than it has to be?

In this episode I talk about three common ways we often unwittingly sabotage ourselves by treating ourselves with contempt, having unrealistic expectations, and not availing ourselves to the support we need.

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CHAPTER MARKERS
00:08 - Introduction
01:04 - 1. Self-contempt
09:52 - 2. Unrealistic Expectations
20:34 - 3. Not Getting Sufficient Help
28:22 - PRAXIS: Listen. Ponder. Act
33:18 - Conclusion
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TRANSCRIPT
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REFLECTION PROMPT
Listen.
- As you listened to this episode, which points maybe resonated with you more?
- Was there something that jumped out at you?

Ponder.
- Which of the three points do you feel is the most relevant for you?
- Which one of these are more of an issue for you at this point in time?

Act.
- With one of the three points you have picked, consider one thing you can do towards helping yourself.

For full details of this reflection prompt, please see transcript.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
Other episodes that would help you understand and apply the lessons in this episode:
- Ep 12 Am I Regressing?
- Ep 24 Is it Selfish to Live the Life I Want?
- Ep 26 Can You Be Gentler With Yourself?

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