How to Crush Self Doubt

How to Crush Self Doubt

It shows up when you’re driving, working, shopping, or walking the dog. It’s there when you get an idea to do something new or when you show the slightest bit of interest in making a change. It’s that critical voice that doesn’t like it when you try to go outside of your comfort zone. Say hello to self doubt.

Here are a few simple exercises to help you begin to notice when self doubt shows up, how often, and under what circumstances, so that you can start to regain your sense of purpose.


Put a check mark next to the statements that are true for you:

  • Things never work out for me.
  • I can never get anything done.
  • I never finish what I start.
  • There’s always a road block.
  • There’s something holding me back.
  • I don’t deserve to have what I want.
  • I’m disorganized and can’t focus. 
  • I don’t know what I’m doing.


Put a check mark next to the statements that are true for you:

  • OMG, now what?!
  • Why is this taking so long?
  • Forget it, I’ll never get this done.
  • Why am I the only person who ever has to deal with this crap?
  • I cant’ do this on my own!
  • Ahh, I’m so confused!
  • Not again!

Give yourself a point for each statement you checked. 

(Answers) Critical Daily Thoughts 

1-2 + you’re managing your critical voice pretty well

3 + your critical voice is intruding 

4 + you’re listening to your critical voice

5 + your critical voice is in charge

6 + your critical voice is sabotaging your life

(Challenge) Recode Your Critical Self Beliefs

I try but it never works becomes I always do my best and I never give up

I can never get anything done becomes I am accomplished.

I never finish what I start becomes I always finish what I start; I know my limits.

There’s always a road block becomes I am unstoppable.

The critical voice has an intensely powerful addictive nature, which is why when you can identify it, you can see it for what it is and how it’s impacting your life.

Recognize it’s just a narrative.

None of the things it’s saying are true.

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