“Oh, that’s just what I’m like”
Have you ever heard you or a coworker say the following?
- “Oh, geez. I’m such an idiot.”
- “Don’t mind me, I’m just a pessimist.”
- “Hah, I guess my perfectionism is showing today.”
- “I could never present at a meeting, I’m too antisocial.”
Beware of thoughts like this. I’ve heard it said that “we become the stories that we say about ourselves.” So try this: