The Power of Believing in Yourself
Imagine that you have an imaginary friend (maybe you already do!). Let's call this friend "B". What would happen if B continually told you that you're not valuable, that you can't do something or don't have the capacities to achieve your dreams? What if B continually belittled you by questioning your talents, capacities and skills, or simply by constantly shaming you for no apparent reason? You might say, “I don’t want a friend like B!!!”… What if you couldn’t get rid of him?
Maybe at the beginning, when B starts with his ridiculous denigration, you'd tell him to back off and leave you alone. You’d tell him that you don't need a friend like him. But, out of the blue, B would come back over and over again hammering you with the same questioning and patronizing comments. Eventually, by sheer repetition, B's effect is so powerful in y